Michigan’s 2019 infant mortality rate of 6.4 infant deaths per 1,000 live births was the lowest in recorded history, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). Between 2009 and 2019, the infant mortality rate in Michigan declined by nearly 15% and the gap between Black and White infant mortality reduced from a disparity ratio of 3.2 in 2018 to 2.6 in 2019. The state health department’s Mother Infant Health & Equity Improvement Plan and the administration’s Healthy Moms, Health Babies initiative have worked to improve prenatal and postpartum care for expectant mothers. Join your peers to learn how MDHHS programs are working to make a difference and to understand what role philanthropy might play to build on recent successes in improving the lives of mothers, infants and families in Michigan.
Join CMF and the Statewide Equity Fund Working Group for a fireside chat with Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder in Residence at PolicyLink, to discuss insights gained from her work as a policy advocate, activist and social justice leader, learn more about PolicyLink's partnership with the Urban Institute in measuring equity impacts in federal policy and philanthropy's role in shaping the equitable outcome of public dollars.
In May leaders from the Michigan Department of Treasury, State Budget Office, and Senate and House Fiscal Agencies met to forecast the U.S. and Michigan economies and state government revenues during the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC).
Join us for a virtual gathering to discuss technology and software, share what you’re seeing in your own work and crowdsource ideas from your fellow peers across the state. This will be an open space for discussion so please bring your questions, concerns and highlights from your own work to share with the group.
Reunite with YACers and YAC advisors from around the state for the exciting return of the Youth Grantmakers Summer Leadership Conference! The 28th annual conference theme is Re-Up: Reflect. Reimagine. Respond. Get ready for an exciting weekend of youth philanthropy with breakout sessions, speakers and fun activities!
Join us for this virtual gathering for programming staff to share what you’re seeing in your own work and crowdsource ideas from your peers across the state. This will be an open space for discussion so please bring your questions, concerns and highlights from your own work to share with the group.
The CMF Board of Trustees and staff, together with the Annual Conference Host Committee and Program Committee, aspire to make the 2022 Annual Conference one of the most significant milestones of our community since the Conference of Michigan Foundations was first hosted in 1972.