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Advocating for Transformative Change

CMF’s advocacy efforts focus on issues that may have long-term, systemic impact and where philanthropy’s voice can resonate. Our advocacy work is prioritized and guided by our five policy domains and our member-informed Building an Equitable Future Together policy framework.  

  • Education
  • Economic Prosperity
  • Health 
  • Civic Engagement
  • Health of the Sector

Championing Policy Leadership

The CMF Government Relations Public Policy Committee (GRPPC) advances our community of philanthropy’s collective voice in public policy.

Forging Strategic Partnerships

Michigan’s nonpartisan Governor’s Office of Foundation Liaison identifies and brokers innovative funding partnerships and strategic collaborations between the executive branch of state government and philanthropy.

Advancing Change Through Advocacy