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This grant will continue to support the Collaborative Communications Group to provide targeted communications, policy, and research support to the statewide afterschool networks and the afterschool field as part of the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project. The Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project is a 50-state initiative to help schools and communities leverage the time beyond school to accelerate student achievement by sharing research on high quality afterschool and expanded learning; identifying best practices on afterschool programs; and sharing affordable, sustainable, and effective expanded learning approaches. As part of the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project, this grant will continue to support the development of new communications strategies and policy approaches to advance the afterschool field.
This general purposes support to the Michigan Nonprofit Association will allow it to continue its mission to strengthen the nonprofit sector in Michigan and its work in the areas of public policy, civic engagement and education, and capacity building. In the past year the association has developed and disseminated research to advance the work of the nonprofit sector; managed campaigns and partnerships that increased civic engagement; and led policy advocacy with the goal of creating a friendlier environment for public/private partnerships between government and nonprofits. During the grant period the association will continue research, advocacy, and education on public policy issues; build lasting connections between nonprofit organizations and other community stakeholders; support civic engagement in communities; and develop nonprofit capacity through diversity and inclusion programming.
The Mott Foundation, through its four grantmaking programs, funds a variety of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and projects throughout the United States, which together receive about three quarters of the Foundation’s grant funds each year.
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