The organization is a strong supporter of health care policy reform and serves as the lead agency for the Michigan Consumers for Healthcare Advancement Coalition, an alliance working to ensure the Affordable Care Act meets the needs of Michigan’s most-vulnerable populations. Assisted by this two-year grant, the league and other coalition members are developing a unified consumer voice to shape the act’s implementation in the state.
The nonprofit legal-services organization is the fiscal sponsor for the Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network, which builds, strengthens, and connects advocacy networks seeking to attain affordable, comprehensive health care for all Michigan residents. Funding from this two-year grant advances the development of a strategic business plan for expanding and mobilizing the network’s support base.
The association serves as a statewide network, resource center, and advocate for Michigan’s nonprofit community. The expansion of its Metro Detroit Partnership office, supported by this three-year grant, makes more services and programs available to help nonprofits in southeastern Michigan increase their effectiveness, engagement, and relevance.
The Michigan Nonprofit Association is partnering with the Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan to help financially stabilize arts organizations in Southeast Michigan. This three-year grant funds the Strategic Alliances Initiative to create new models of collaboration among local arts and cultural organizations.
The association serves as the fiscal agent for the Michigan College Access Network, which seeks to increase Michigan college participation and success rates, especially among low-income, first-generation, and minority students. This grant provides funding for challenge grants awarded to community foundations to support local programs and to assist community-based college-access organizations in their planning and expansion efforts.
The association is a member organization composed of Federally Qualified Health Centers in Michigan. A three-year grant enables the association, in partnership with Capital Link, to create a centralized technical-assistance program designed to help the state’s health centers plan, initiate, and finance capital projects that extend quality care to underserved communities.
The association offers advocacy, training, education, and recruitment services to 32 community health centers and other community-based providers. This grant is helping to develop and implement a comprehensive capital-development plan that assesses the capital needs of member centers supporting the Access for All Michigan Plan, a systemwide strategy to improve health care access.
The institute seeks to improve health conditions in Michigan populations and communities through collaboration, scientific inquiry, and applied expertise. This grant funds the development of a Place Matters Task Force, as part of the Michigan Convergence Initiative, to research and identify the social conditions in Michigan that are major determinants of health, and to produce four policy briefs for dissemination to stakeholders.
Through a process of recognition, reconciliation, and renewal, the Roundtable engages Michigan communities seeking greater commitment to inclusion and diversity, and advances understanding and appreciation of diverse viewpoints while relieving cultural tensions. The organization’s ongoing efforts are supported by this two-year grant for general operations.
The public research and teaching university established its Community School of Music – Detroit on the Woodward Avenue corridor in 2009 to offer new opportunities for the study, appreciation, and therapeutic use of music and to nurture the musical development of city residents. The school is expanding its programming and impact in the Detroit community, assisted by this two-year grant support for general operations.