What We Are About

Michigan Community Resources is uniquely positioned to drive policy change, connect and improve systems that impact quality of life and the economy in low income communities, and bring a voice to those who have not been heard. We are qualified to provide holistic technical and legal services to individual organizations, helping them complete projects and achieve organizational goals.

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Upcoming Events

May
30
Mon
OFFICE CLOSED – Memorial Day @ Michigan Community Resources
May 30 all-day
OFFICE CLOSED - Memorial Day @ Michigan Community Resources | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Michigan Community Resources will be closed May 30, 2016 for Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume on May 31, 2016. Feel free to leave us a message at info@mi-community.org or a voicemail at 313.962.3171.

We will make sure to contact you upon our return.

Jun
9
Thu
Creating Effective Collaborations @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creating Effective Collaborations @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture | Detroit | Michigan | United States

what is the goal of this workshop series?

Members and leaders of block clubs and other community-based organizations in Detroit will enhance their skills in key organizational areas through interactive activities, informative presentations, guest speakers, peer networking, learning, and much more. Participation in all ten workshops is encouraged, but not required, as each workshop builds on
the previous session.

schedule

All workshops will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at
the University of Detroit Mercy – School of Architecture located
at 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221.
*Some sessions may run 30 minutes longer.*

  • 1/14/2016 Effective Marketing & Media Strategies
  • 1/28/2016 Fundraising & Fund Development
  • 2/11/2016 Grant Writing 101
  • 3/10/2016 Accounting & Budgeting
  • 3/24/2016 Evaluation 101
  • 4/14/2016 Community Organizing & Resident Engagement
  • 4/28/2016 Volunteer Management & Recruitment
  • 5/12/2016 Project Management
  • 6/9/2016 Creating Effective Collaborations
  • 6/23/2016 Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership

coming soon – office hours

In January 2016, Michigan Community Resources will launch Community Office Hours. Leaders of community-based organizations will be able to make appointments with Michigan Community Resources staff members to address a variety of organizational needs including grant writing, project management, and more. Office Hours will take place monthly at rotating locations across the city.
For more information or questions contact Alisha Opperman at 313.600.1117 or aopperman@mi-community.org

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Jun
23
Thu
Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture | Detroit | Michigan | United States

what is the goal of this workshop series?

Members and leaders of block clubs and other community-based organizations in Detroit will enhance their skills in key organizational areas through interactive activities, informative presentations, guest speakers, peer networking, learning, and much more. Participation in all ten workshops is encouraged, but not required, as each workshop builds on
the previous session.

schedule

All workshops will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at
the University of Detroit Mercy – School of Architecture located
at 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221.
*Some sessions may run 30 minutes longer.*

  • 1/14/2016 Effective Marketing & Media Strategies
  • 1/28/2016 Fundraising & Fund Development
  • 2/11/2016 Grant Writing 101
  • 3/10/2016 Accounting & Budgeting
  • 3/24/2016 Evaluation 101
  • 4/14/2016 Community Organizing & Resident Engagement
  • 4/28/2016 Volunteer Management & Recruitment
  • 5/12/2016 Project Management
  • 6/9/2016 Creating Effective Collaborations
  • 6/23/2016 Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership

coming soon – office hours

In January 2016, Michigan Community Resources will launch Community Office Hours. Leaders of community-based organizations will be able to make appointments with Michigan Community Resources staff members to address a variety of organizational needs including grant writing, project management, and more. Office Hours will take place monthly at rotating locations across the city.
For more information or questions contact Alisha Opperman at 313.600.1117 or aopperman@mi-community.org

 Download Workshop Schedule

By the Numbers

16

education workshops taught in 2014

82

community based organizations assisted in 2014

$15M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998

MCR NEWS

Feature 1

Power of One Dedicated Woman Nomination

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!
Do you know a woman who is changing Detroit neighborhoods? A woman who gives of herself for the greater good? These women deserve recognition precisely because they didn’t ask for it. Completed nomination forms must be submitted by 5pm on April 25, 2016 for consideration.

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Feature 2

A Celebration of Commitment to Pro Bono Service - Honoring the Professionals of Ford Motor Company

Michigan Community Resources is hosting its first fundraiser on June 8, 2016 at the Dearborn Inn from 6pm to 8pm. Interested in sponsorship? please visit our events page for more information!

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Feature 3

Submit a Nomination for the 2016 Detroit Community Development Awards!

Michigan Community Resources is proud to partner with Detroit LISC and Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) to host the 2016 Community Development Awards to be held on October 18, 2016 at Cobo Hall. Nominations are now being accepted. Please download the form and submit your nominations today!

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Upcoming Events

May
30
Mon
OFFICE CLOSED – Memorial Day @ Michigan Community Resources
May 30 all-day
OFFICE CLOSED - Memorial Day @ Michigan Community Resources | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Michigan Community Resources will be closed May 30, 2016 for Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume on May 31, 2016. Feel free to leave us a message at info@mi-community.org or a voicemail at 313.962.3171.

We will make sure to contact you upon our return.

Jun
9
Thu
Creating Effective Collaborations @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creating Effective Collaborations @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture | Detroit | Michigan | United States

what is the goal of this workshop series?

Members and leaders of block clubs and other community-based organizations in Detroit will enhance their skills in key organizational areas through interactive activities, informative presentations, guest speakers, peer networking, learning, and much more. Participation in all ten workshops is encouraged, but not required, as each workshop builds on
the previous session.

schedule

All workshops will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at
the University of Detroit Mercy – School of Architecture located
at 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221.
*Some sessions may run 30 minutes longer.*

  • 1/14/2016 Effective Marketing & Media Strategies
  • 1/28/2016 Fundraising & Fund Development
  • 2/11/2016 Grant Writing 101
  • 3/10/2016 Accounting & Budgeting
  • 3/24/2016 Evaluation 101
  • 4/14/2016 Community Organizing & Resident Engagement
  • 4/28/2016 Volunteer Management & Recruitment
  • 5/12/2016 Project Management
  • 6/9/2016 Creating Effective Collaborations
  • 6/23/2016 Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership

coming soon – office hours

In January 2016, Michigan Community Resources will launch Community Office Hours. Leaders of community-based organizations will be able to make appointments with Michigan Community Resources staff members to address a variety of organizational needs including grant writing, project management, and more. Office Hours will take place monthly at rotating locations across the city.
For more information or questions contact Alisha Opperman at 313.600.1117 or aopperman@mi-community.org

 Download Workshop Schedule

Jun
23
Thu
Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership @ University of Detroit Mercy - School of Architecture | Detroit | Michigan | United States

what is the goal of this workshop series?

Members and leaders of block clubs and other community-based organizations in Detroit will enhance their skills in key organizational areas through interactive activities, informative presentations, guest speakers, peer networking, learning, and much more. Participation in all ten workshops is encouraged, but not required, as each workshop builds on
the previous session.

schedule

All workshops will take place from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at
the University of Detroit Mercy – School of Architecture located
at 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221.
*Some sessions may run 30 minutes longer.*

  • 1/14/2016 Effective Marketing & Media Strategies
  • 1/28/2016 Fundraising & Fund Development
  • 2/11/2016 Grant Writing 101
  • 3/10/2016 Accounting & Budgeting
  • 3/24/2016 Evaluation 101
  • 4/14/2016 Community Organizing & Resident Engagement
  • 4/28/2016 Volunteer Management & Recruitment
  • 5/12/2016 Project Management
  • 6/9/2016 Creating Effective Collaborations
  • 6/23/2016 Succession Planning & Transitional Leadership

coming soon – office hours

In January 2016, Michigan Community Resources will launch Community Office Hours. Leaders of community-based organizations will be able to make appointments with Michigan Community Resources staff members to address a variety of organizational needs including grant writing, project management, and more. Office Hours will take place monthly at rotating locations across the city.
For more information or questions contact Alisha Opperman at 313.600.1117 or aopperman@mi-community.org

 Download Workshop Schedule

By the Numbers

16

education workshops taught in 2014

82

community based organizations assisted in 2014

$15M

value of pro bono legal services provided since 1998