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CMF President/CEO Rob Collier shares his thoughts on the recent "On the Road" programs, community foundations and the importance of Medicaid expansion in Michigan.
Has the loss of the Michigan Community Foundation Tax Credit resulted in a decrease in 2012 charitable giving? The answer is yes! Download the detailed research project conducted by the Community Research Institute of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy or a single page flyer that concisely summarizes the report. Consider sharing with your board, community leaders and legislators!
With poverty at record levels, our nonprofit safety net is shouldering unprecedented responsibility and showing the strain. Nonprofit Finance Fund's fifth annual survey captures this economic reality through the voices of nonprofit leaders from across the country. Data is available BY STATE - take a look at the Michigan data in an easy-to-filter format. Click here to access the report.
Michigan has much work to do to give infants the “Right Start” in life, a new report concludes, with little progress made in improving maternal and infant health from 2005 to 2011. The report, released by the Michigan League for Public Policy’s Kids Count in Michigan project, ranks the state’s 54 Great Start Collaboratives, or GSCs, on eight maternal and infant health measures. Click here to access the detailed data by county. Right Start is part of the Kids Count in Michigan project, which is funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Skillman Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and United Ways. The Kids Count in Michigan project is a partnership between the Michigan League for Public Policy and Michigan’s Children. Click here to learn more.