Advocacy

Event
Sep.30
09/30/2021 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Webinar

Join CMF and Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) for a conversation on the unique and powerful role of philanthropy in strengthening democracy and civic life in the communities we serve. We will provide a primer on the spectrum of nonpartisan activities that foundations can engage in to impact the civic health of communities in Michigan. We will also explore how foundations and place-based funders are leveraging their deep connections within communities to begin to heal the divisions that continue to challenge our democracy.

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Event type: Webinar
Funding Area: Advocacy



Event
Sep.16
09/16/2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Webinar

Economic development can be a challenge and in rural places there are unique factors that create both barriers and opportunities. Join this webinar to learn about the Rural Economic Development Cohort, a partnership program with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan. 

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Event type: Webinar



Resource
Released: 01/2015

Philanthropy plays an important role in addressing the needs and lifting up the challenges facing our country’s diverse population of newcomers. This flowchart addresses some common concerns and questions about investing in this dynamic and critically important funding space.

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Resource Type: Infographic
Audience: All Members
Funding Area: AdvocacySocial Justice



Resource
Released: 12/2015

Prioritizing gender can lead to a deepened understanding of many pressing and complex social issues, and opens up political opportunities to address them. A gender justice approach to civic engagement helps ensure that everyone can participate in community, state, and national policy discussions. Active and informed constituents can improve conditions for themselves and others by shaping policies, holding elected officials accountable, and demonstrating organized political power.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: Women and Girls
Funding Area: Advocacy