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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

Jun
20
Tue
The 3rd Annual The Power of One Dedicated Woman
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Power of One Dedicated Woman is an annual event honoring unsung women changing Detroit neighborhoods. These women are neighborhood leaders who volunteer their time, talent, and treasure to keep their neighborhoods strong and safe. They deserve recognition precisely because they didn’t ask for it.
It‘s time to honor the women who have created a stir, inspired change, and given us a reason to hope for a better future.
Join us June 20, 2017 to honor these women and hear their stories of dedication, love, and impact!

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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

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Now Accepting Applications For the 2017 NEx Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grants

NEx Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grants

Michigan Community Resources will provide up to $5,000 to five community organizations through our new Neighborhood Exchange Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grant Program. In addition to the grant to support small projects in Detroit that support green stormwater infrastructure, organizations will also receive technical assistance and project management support from the MCR staff. Funding for the NEx Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grants was generously provided by the Erb Family Foundation.

2017 NEx Green Stormwater Infrastructure Ambassador Stipends

Three groups will each be given $1,000 to host educational workshops that showcases a previously installed GSI project. This component is meant to lift up the good work that groups are already doing, provide some additional funding that may be used for ongoing maintenance and education, and to support peer to peer learning and connections among community groups interested in GSI. Since one of the primary purposes of the mini-grant program is to increase the number of demonstrable GSI projects throughout Detroit, this is an innovative approach to recognize and support the work of green stewards and encourage people to visit the sites and experience them in person.

Click below to view the applications

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Save The Date For The 3rd Annual The Power Of One Dedicated Woman

The Power of One Dedicated Woman is an annual event honoring unsung women changing Detroit neighborhoods. These women are neighborhood leaders who volunteer their time and talent to keep their neighborhoods strong and safe. They deserve recognition precisely because they didn’t ask for it.

It‘s time to honor the women who have created a stir, inspired change, and given us a reason to hope for a better future.

Nominations are now open. Download the nomination form below.

Join us June 20, 2017, to honor these women and hear their stories of dedication, love, and impact!

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Michigan Community Resources is very proud to present its 2016 Annual Report

MCR is honored to share with you this digital copy of our 2016 Annual Report and to continue to serve our community partners in the years ahead.

To view our 2016 Annual Report, click on the link below.

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Neighborhood-exchange-logo

 

Upcoming Events

Jun
20
Tue
The 3rd Annual The Power of One Dedicated Woman
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Power of One Dedicated Woman is an annual event honoring unsung women changing Detroit neighborhoods. These women are neighborhood leaders who volunteer their time, talent, and treasure to keep their neighborhoods strong and safe. They deserve recognition precisely because they didn’t ask for it.
It‘s time to honor the women who have created a stir, inspired change, and given us a reason to hope for a better future.
Join us June 20, 2017 to honor these women and hear their stories of dedication, love, and impact!

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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