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Advancing Macomb partners with Macomb County to provide services for nonprofits

Posted May 20, 2024

Macomb Daily May 20, 2024 - Macomb is the third largest county in the state but it lags behind others in southwest Michigan in terms of the number of its charitable nonprofits and philanthropic investments. A new partnership approved by the county’s 2024 budget aims to change that. Advancing Macomb announced it has partnered with Macomb County Planning and Economic Development (MCPED) to provide resource navigation and technical assistance for local nonprofit organizations in the coming year. Helping to make that happen is $50,000 approved by the county.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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In the News

Advancing Macomb Partners with Macomb County to Bolster Nonprofit Organizations

Posted May 15, 2024

DBusiness Daily Update, May 14, 2024 - Advancing Macomb, a Mount Clemens-based 501(c)(3) that convenes resources to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents, has partnered with Macomb County Planning and Economic Development (MCPED) to provide resource navigation and technical assistance for local nonprofit organizations in 2024. The partnership was approved as part of the county’s 2024 budget.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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Press Release

Advancing Macomb Partners with Macomb County To Bolster Nonprofit Organizations

Posted May 13, 2024

Mount Clemens, Mich. (May 13, 2024)—Advancing Macomb, a 501c3 that convenes resources to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents, has partnered with Macomb County Planning and Economic Development (MCPED) to provide resource navigation and technical assistance for local nonprofit organizations in 2024. The partnership was approved as part of the County’s 2024 budget. Through the agreement, Advancing Macomb will serve as a bridge, connecting 501c3 charitable organizations in Macomb County with a wide range of local, regional, and statewide programs and services. These include opportunities such as available grant programs, volunteers, in-kind professional services, data, marketing and planning services, all designed to enhance the capabilities of nonprofit organizations.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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Event

Advancing Macomb Summer Soirée 2024

June 12th, 2024 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Youngblood Vineyard, 61829 Ray Center Road, Ray Twp., MI 48096

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Development and Projects

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Blog Post

A Message from The Executive Director

Posted April 1, 2024

As the new Executive Director of Advancing Macomb, I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this organization. I am inspired as I look to the future. We have tremendous opportunities to expand Advancing Macomb’s reach throughout Macomb County, and we are already getting started.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Communities, Development and Projects, Leader Profiles, Nonprofits

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In the News

Nonprofit to add co-working space in new Mount Clemens home, program expansion

Posted March 20, 2024

Crain's Detroit Business, March 20, 2024 - Macomb Foster Closet is set to expand its services for foster and adopted youth and families from a newly acquired site in Mount Clemens... Research that Advancing Macomb completed with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University showed Macomb County's nonprofit sector is under-resourced and under-developed, said Phil Gilchrist, executive director of Advancing Macomb, an agency working to increase nonprofit capacity and leverage resources to assist on complex issues in the county. “Small nonprofits in the county need support and resources to be more impactful in their missions and more successful as organizations,” he said. “Access to affordable co-working space establishes new sector infrastructure in Macomb County and helps create an environment for nonprofits to grow and thrive.”...

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects, Nonprofits

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In the News

New bridge will span spillway

Posted March 15, 2024

Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal | Published March 14, 2024 - HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A new way to cross the Clinton River Spillway will soon arrive. Harrison Township is building a new pedestrian bridge to connect the spillway along Jefferson Avenue, budgeting $3.45 million for the bridge and associated walkways. The pedestrian bridge will supplement the existing bridge at the mouth of the spillway, which is designed for automobiles and challenging for nonmotorized traffic to safely cross.

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AM News

Show Me the Money Day Highlights Financial and Community Resources

Posted March 13, 2024

Advancing Macomb and the Eastpointe Memorial Library partnered to hold a Show Me the Money Day (SMTMD) event on Saturday, March 9, 2024. This free event was designed to provide community members with access to essential financial products, resources and workshops in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.

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In the News

New pedestrian bridge over Clinton River to link miles of trails along Lake St. Clair

Posted February 28, 2024

Crain's Detroit Business - February 28, 2024 - Plans for a new pedestrian bridge along the Lake St. Clair waterfront in Harrison Township are moving forward with a $1 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation. When complete, the new crossing over the Clinton River spillway will improve pedestrian safety and provide a new link in the Great Lakes Way trail system, a developing series of greenways and water trails stretching from southern Lake Huron near Port Huron to western Lake Erie near Toledo.

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Event

Show Me the Money Day Eastpointe

March 9th, 2024 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Eastpointe Memorial Library, 15875 Oak, Eastpointe, MI 48021

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Communities, Development and Projects, Economy, Nonprofits, Workforce/Education

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