Announcements

(Includes historical announcements that may have expired)

Mid-Michigan Campaign Warms Hearts AND Homes! 

Warm Hearts, Warm Homes is on the radio today! Call 800-999-5656 before Monday, Dec. 10 to make your gift to @WCMUNews. @isabellabank & @ConsumersEnergy will match it $/$. Your local @MICommAction agency will use matching $ for heating assistance. WCMU.org/WarmHearts 

If you would like to read the whole press release click for PDF, or visit our News page and while you're there catch up on the news from MCA and other member agencies. 

Wayne Metro is Seeking Proposals

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (WMCAA) is seeking proposals to conduct and author a comprehensive Community Assessment of its service area, Wayne County Michigan.

The selected party will gather and analyze high volumes of qualitative and quantitative data, match causes and conditions of needs and trends, assess service gaps, comment on intersection of demographic characteristics and poverty, report and disseminate information to committee/Board of Directors and produce a final document.

All instructions and applications are available on our website:
http://www.waynemetro.org/content/request-proposals

Proposals are due no later than 4:00 pm on January 11, 2019.

MOCAP Request for Proposal

Muskegon Oceana Community Action Partnership (MOCAP), is accepting proposals for Financial and Organizational Leadership Consulting from a comparable Community Action Agency (CAA) in Michigan. 

To see the complete proposal please click for the PDF.

MCA to Host Two Day War on Poverty Seminar with David Bradley, January 30-31, 2019

Community Action

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend David Bradley’s (NCAF’s Executive Director) renowned presentation, History of the War on Poverty, covering the 50+ year history of Community Action.  A combination of lecture and multi-media presentations, the History of the War on Poverty is a great way to share our heritage with staff and board members!

We are holding the two-day session on January 30-31 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Dearborn/Detroit Double Tree Hotel. Registration is $60 including lunch on both days. Dinners and breakfasts will be on your own.

To register for this important seminar, please complete the form here by Friday January 25, 2019.  

Hotel Information
The Double Tree Hotel is located at 5801 Southfield Expressway, Detroit MI 48228. They are offering our attendees a discounted rate of $75/night for single and double accommodations. To reserve your hotel room, please call the hotel directly at 313-336-3340. The cutoff date is January 14; after that the discounted rate will be on a space available basis.  Click here for the online hotel reservation form.

Senior Home Care Support Plummeting

According to a State of Michigan report, the availability of family-supported in home care for seniors is at dangerously low levels and will decrease by 42% by 2030. See the report here.

 

 

 

 

MCA Offering 2 Bridges Out of Poverty Training