CMF and MNA Joint Conference Features Speakers Downey, Edwards, and Moody

The Council of Michigan Foundations’ 40th Annual Conference, and the Michigan Nonprofit Association’s Super Conference, have “teamed up for a joint annual conference, bringing grantmakers and grantseekers together in partnership for a stronger Michigan.” The 2012 Joint Conference, “Strong partners for a Strong Michigan,” is held in Dearborn, Mich. on October

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Alliance for Nonprofit Management Conference August 8-10, 2012

By Matthew Downey, Nonprofit Services Program Director, downemat@gvsu.edu, twitter: @ matthewEdowney and Molly McLogan, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Services Program Assistant, npg-r1@gvsu.edu    The Johnson Center for Philanthropy is excited to partner with the Alliance for Nonprofit Management to host the annual Alliance for Nonprofit Management conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on August

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Report on Nonprofits and Social Media

The Michigan Nonprofit Association commissioned a survey to study “which Michigan nonprofits are using social media and how they coordinate and regulate social media in their organizations.” The Johnson Center’s Community Research Institute conducted the study. According to the report, “Overall, nonprofits in Michigan seem to be satisfied with the results

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Matthew Downey on Fundraising Outlook for Michigan Nonprofits

MLive’s recent article about fundraising outlooks for Michigan nonprofits featured an interview with Matthew Downey. “Michigan no longer offers a charitable tax credit for individual donations to certain organizations like food kitchens, community foundations, homeless shelters, state universities and colleges, libraries and public broadcasting stations. It’s too soon to tell

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