Michigan Nonprofit Association

We are champions for strengthening nonprofits and the communities they serve by advancing collective power, knowledge, systems, and strategy.


About Michigan Nonprofit Association

Who We Are

Incorporated in 1990, MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through advocacy, training, and resources. MNA is a sponsoring organization for AmeriCorps VISTA.

Membership is open to all Michigan nonprofit/tax exempt organizations. For-profit businesses and government entities may join as affiliate members.


Michigan Nonprofit Association serves nonprofits to advance their missions.


Michigan’s nonprofit sector will be a vital leader in building and sustaining thriving communities.


  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
  • Integrity
  • Forward Thinking
  • Excellence
  • Relationships Focused
  • Results Driven
  • Respect


Incorporated in 1990 as the Michigan Nonprofit Forum, the organization was first a think-tank dedicated to discussing issues impacting nonprofits. In 1994, the organization was renamed as the Michigan Nonprofit Association to provide direct advocacy and services to local nonprofit organizations.

Affiliates and Programs

MNA Technology Services

MNA Tech navigates the extensive world of information and communication technology to make it accessible and easy to understand for nonprofits. We provide training and consulting services to assist nonprofits in creating relevant and effective IT solutions. Our services include technology consulting, managed care, technology assistance grants, and technical assessments.

National Service Programs

The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) Program provides an opportunity for nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions, and K-12 schools to create and develop initiatives to strengthen their communities.

AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.

Jobs at Michigan Nonprofit Association

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