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!

MNA Launches Anti-Racism Accountability and Action Cohort

MNA Launches Anti-Racism Accountability and Action Cohort

The past two years have laid the racial inequities that persist in our nation to bare. Throughout the pandemic and following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others, MNA knew that we had to double down on our work to address racial inequality. Now more than ever before, we are committed to confronting ingrained systemic racism with action.

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Community groups look to convince redistricting commission to change state maps

Community groups look to convince redistricting commission to change state maps

by MJ Gailbreath | Second Wave Media | Metromode
Photos from Second Wave Media and APIAVote-MI

Community Redistricting is a series about how Michigan communities are working together to end gerrymandering so that all residents have a voice at the local, state, and federal level. This series is made possible with funding from the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

As it stands today, the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) will vote to select the final three maps outlining Michigan’s new political districts by Thursday, Dec. 30. That could change — it wouldn’t be the first time that the timeline throughout this process has — but barring any end-of-the-clock decisions from the MICRC, that date remains as the day when the commission is due to select the Congressional, state House, and state Senate districts that will decide Michigan’s elections for the next ten years.

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Michigan Nonprofit Association Taps Kelley Kuhn as New President & CEO

MNA VP Replaces Outgoing CEO Donna Murray-Brown

The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) today announced its decision to hire Michigan native Kelley Kuhn as its new President & CEO, effective January 1. Kuhn, who currently serves as MNA Vice President, replaces outgoing MNA executive Donna Murray-Brown, whose departure was prompted by a spousal job change that will take her family out of state.

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MNA Vice President, Kelley Kuhn speaks to rising prices and shortages challenging nonprofits

In an article published in the Alpena News, Michigan Nonprofit Association's Vice President, Kelley Kuhn, commented on the fundraising struggles for nonprofit organizations, post-quarantine. 

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