Michigan Nonprofit Association Blog

MNA’s Blog is designed to give you, the nonprofit community, an informal look into the issues currently facing Michigan’s nonprofit sector and an opportunity to share tools, resources and best practices. It’s also a way for us to get to know each other a little bit better through candid discussions of the topics, challenges and opportunities that our sector deals with on a regular basis. Check back daily and participate in the discussions by posting a comment or emailing our bloggers. We love hearing from you!

How you can give back on #GivingTuesday

"Michigan nonprofits have been on the front lines, since the beginning of the pandemic " explained Joan Gustafson, External Affairs Officer, with the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA). "And, they are providing these essential services and more to the most vulnerable of our communities, while at the same time trying to stay afloat themselves with the same challenges as many businesses."

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Attorney General Urges Caution With Holiday Giving

The Michigan Nonprofit Association, in coordination with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the United Way have also provided a valuable resource in their Giving Wisely brochure, a joint publication which helps Michigan residents make smart choices when donating during the holiday season, while also reminding residents of the importance of giving their time by volunteering.

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Call to Action Interview with Michigan Nonprofit Association

Michigan nonprofits are struggling to do more with less resources amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic distress it has caused. Sarah Pinder, Engagement Director at Michigan Nonprofit Association, talks about what is at stake and how community members can pitch in and support Michigan nonprofits.

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Nonprofits Tough Times Call for Tough Conversations

Originally published on Crain's Detroit Business on October 18, 2020.

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Michigan leaders dismayed by Supreme Court ruling on Census count

Originally published on WDIV Local 4 on October 14, 2020.

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MI Census Field Workers Will Complete Count By Oct. 31

Originally published on WGVU on October 7, 2020.

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50,000 people uncounted in Michigan Census with 3 weeks left to go

Originally published on The Sault News on October 7, 2020.

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Michigan census deadline extended to the end of the month

Originally published on Upper Michigan Source on October 6, 2020.

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Thousands of people living in West Michigan still need to complete the 2020 Census

Originally published on News Channel 3 on October 6, 2020.

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State Officials Urge Responses As Census Hits Home Stretch

Originally published on Keweenaw Report on October 6, 2020.

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