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!

Michigan minorities, children could be undercounted in 2020 census, experts say

Originally aired on MLive on June 10, 2019.

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Donna Murray-Brown, Hassan Jaber, Nancy Moody | Mackinac Policy Conference 2019

Originally aired on DPTV on May 30, 2019.

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Mackinac conversations: Nonprofits lead census outreach campaign

Originally published in the Crain's Detroit on May 29, 2019.

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Mackinac Policy Conference 2019: Full schedule and agenda, speakers, how to watch

Originally published in the Click on Detroit on May 27, 2019.

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Nonprofits reach out to quell fears about census among hard-to-count populations

Originally published in Crain's Detroit Businesson May 27, 2019.

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Be Counted UP Census 2020 Campaign seeks grant applications

Originally published in the The Daily News on May 20, 2019.

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Partners producing Nonprofit Forum

Originally published in the Grand Rapids Business Journal on May 11, 2019.

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Community Foundation takes on role of 2020 census nonprofit hub

Originally published in the WBKB11 on May 9, 2019.

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Be Counted UP Grant Application Open

Originally published in the UP Matterson April 30, 2019.

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Be Counted Michigan 2020 | Steelcase Foundation 2018 Annual Report Feature Story

Originally published in the Steelcase Foundation 2018 Annual Report  on April 22, 2019.

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The 2020 Census: Midland County board hears about online plans

Originally published in The Midland Daily News on April 18, 2019.

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U.S. Census Director Meets with MI Philanthropy

Originally published in the Council of Michigan Foundation's Weekly Download on April 15, 2019.

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Foundations help set agenda at Mackinac Policy Conference

Originally published in Crain's Detroit Business on April 14, 2019.

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Michigan officials and community leaders promote Census at rally, echo concerns over discrimination and under-representation

Originally published in The Arab American News on April 5, 2019.

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Op-Ed: Complete census crucial for Michigan's future

Originally published here on April 4, 2019.

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The Epoch Times: Census 2020

Originally printed in The Epoch Times in March 2019.

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Association IMPACT | MSAE, MNA, and ASAE tackle UBIT

Originally published here on March 27, 2019.

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THIS MORNING: Be Counted Michigan 2020

Originally aired on WLNS on March 18, 2019.

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Secretary of State Benson calls for greater transparency, restoring public trust in state government

Originally posted by the The Huron Hub on March 11, 2019.

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Grants available for groups involved in US Census counts

Originally posted by the San Francisco Chronicle on March 10, 2019.

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