More than 240,000 people work in nonprofit and social impact space across the region. Young professionals often stay, return or come to Detroit to work in the field as a way to earn a living while making a positive impact on their community. Because of this, there is a well-connected and robust group of leaders collaborating to elevate the profession and increase networking and professional development opportunities.
Check out the resources and people here to help you get plugged in.
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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
Promotes diverse and innovative next generation leadership among social impact professionals in Metro Detroit
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Regional foundation serving donors, volunteers and organizations to make positive change
United Way for Southeast Michigan
Community-serving foundation with events, volunteer activities, learning summits offering grants and technical support for local nonprofits and communities.
Community Development Advocates of Detroit
The leading voice for Detroit’s community development industry, advocating for public policies and resources that advance the work of nonprofit and community-based organizations in Detroit
Michigan Municipal League
Resources, thought leadership and programming to local governments and communities across the state