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A new nonprofit organization intends to advocate to a broader audience on issues affecting small businesses in Michigan.

Leaders in the nonprofit community are closely monitoring a movement at the federal level to reform the current tax policies. That’s because the impact of those reforms could affect charitable deductions and the ways individuals donate to the nonprofit sector.

Over the last 13 years, Mike Goorhouse got to know many different aspects of the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, having volunteered for various committees and task forces and serving as the organization’s vice president of donor development since January 2012.

Nonprofit organizations and public corporations have more in common than it might appear.

As baby boomers continue to exit the workforce in greater numbers over the next few years, that’s creating a leadership vacuum at nonprofits and corporate America alike.

A new Kalamazoo event aims to encourage people in Southwest Michigan to set aside political differences and start a conversation about building quality of life and a sustainable future.

The cars people drive, the buildings they work in and the furniture and appliances they have in their homes are all manifestations of the creativity of Michigan residents.

A “boutique” new nonprofit organization aims to draw more attention to one small but growing agribusiness sector in Michigan.

Derik Lolli has developed an app designed to make it easier to participate in nonprofit fundraising and tuition reimbursement programs at private and parochial schools.

Baby boomers may be ready to step down from their everyday jobs, but many of them aren’t prepared to walk away completely from their roles in the community.

The financial squeeze being felt by nonprofits on the eastern seaboard is being closely monitored by nonprofit executives in Michigan.

The aging of the Grand Rapids Symphony’s core audience members and supporters has led to a new program designed to attract and retain the next generation of symphony-goers.

The leaders in Michigan’s nonprofit sector say they must identify novel approaches to help their organizations meet an increased demand for services related to the lingering aftermath of the economic downturn.

BATTLE CREEK — When La June Montgomery Tabron takes over as president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on Jan. 1, she joins a small but exclusive group of black CEOs in West Michigan and nationally.

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County created a new initiative to help both low-income families who don’t have the means to buy their own homes and folks who can’t afford to pay for improvements.

KALAMAZOO — At the age of 30, Laura Boulding found herself a single mother with two children and no way to support them.

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