- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
- Grant Amount $300,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2015–December 31, 2016
- Location Lansing, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Michigan
About this grant
General purpose 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 grantee 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 grantee 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.