Michigan Community Action is a member service network dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan by supporting Community Action Agencies in their quest to change the lives of low-income Michiganders. We invite you to learn more about Community Action, the causes we’re fighting for, and the progress we're making. 
President Johnson and Dr. King

Statement from Michigan Community Action about the Social Justice Roots of Our Movement and Anti-Racism

Read this statement on our NEWS page.  

Statement PDF

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Request for Proposal for Audit Services

The purpose of this RFP is to contract the services of a public accounting firm, whose principal officers are independent certified public accountants, certified or licensed by a regularity authority of a state or other political subdivision of the United States, hereinafter referred to as the "Offeror" to perform a financial and compliance audit of MCA for a three (3) year agreement, with the first year ending 9‐30‐21.  Inquiries should be directed to Heather Badder, Director of Finance & Human Resources.  Deadline for submission of proposals to MCA is June 30, 2021, close of business.  

Please see full document for details.  

May is Community Action Month!

Our proclamation from Governor Whitmer

Certificate of Proclamation 

Leadership Lab - Now scheduled for Sept 30, 2021Leadership Lab

More than ever before, today's top leaders need to be well trained, understand the importance of leading their team to success while maintaining the overall bottom-line. Effective leadership is a must in today's global business market and strong leaders understand how to Educate, Encourage and Empower others to success, creating a capable and well-respected winning team. The Lab was designed to bring high-quality and relevant programs presented by top leaders who shine in their area of expertise. The Lab is for every type of professional, from the new supervisor to the CEO, helping them to set a new Gold Standard of Leadership Excellence. The Leadership Lab Series is putting the 'Leader' back into Leadership. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register for $79.00 for MCA Member Agencies (use the link at the bottom of the PDF to receive member pricing).

MCA is committed to help smaller agencies overcome cost barriers - the association will provide full scholarships for up to 15 MCA Member participants. Please contact Angelia Miller at [email protected] to request financial assistance. Scholarships will be provided first come, first serve.    

Training Requests/Proposal link is now open

Are you a trainer or speaker with great content that you would like to share with our Community Action network in Michigan? Are you a Michigan Community Action member who has a training topic or speaker you would like to have us pursue? Please fill out this form and help us shape our training offerings to be the best for Michigan CAAs.

Our Virtual Summer Conference registration is open!

Our conference planning is underway!  Head over to our conference page for updates on our Summer Conference and details on how to register.


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Current Job Opportunities in Community Action


Blue Mountain Action Council seeks new CEO

BMAC is searching for a new CEO to succeed its current CEO, who is retiring after many successful years. BMAC is located in Walla Walla, WA which is an amazing place to lead a CAP agency and an amazing place to live. BMAC's operating budget is just at $10 million with approximately 70 employees. The position is expected to pay $110,000 to $120,000 plus an attractive benefit package. We have attached a position profile that describes the job and the community. 

The profile is attached or can be accessed by visiting http://www.hagelsearch.com/bmac

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (NMCAA) is seeking two Utility Case Managers

NMCAA is hiring two Utility Case Manager Positions to help administer utility assistance through the Covid Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) grant. These positions will be temporary (through September 2022 or until grant funds are expended, whichever comes first), $16.65/hour, 40 hours/week and includes benefits. This is a remote position, open to applicants across the state of Michigan. Please click here for complete job description  and here to apply.

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MCA is a proud member of America’s Poverty Fighting Network, the Community Action Partnership