Columbus | Detroit Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - April 14

The latest local Ohio and Michigan area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

The projects really pulled at the heartstrings this year. We are so excited for our winners and everyone who participated. Innovative and exciting things are happening in Rural Michigan. Thank you for your continued support!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 Put Your Community on the Map Pitch Competition! Thank you @ConsumersEnergy for supporting these exciting projects in rural Michigan.

1st Place: Comins Township
2nd Place: @PinckneyMi
3rd Place: City of Alma

Spring is here! Our volunteer work days at Ives Road Fen in Lenawee County resume Saturdays, 4/17 from 9am-12pm through the month of May. Just in time for #EarthDay2021, get your hands dirty as you learn all about this unique place. Sign up at

Joining us for this month’s #OHMuseumChat are Scot Phillips from @MassMu, @MarissaHamm7 from @OberlinHeritage, and museum professionals from across the state!

Learn more about tomorrow’s noon #OHMuseumChat on “Attracting and Maintaining Members,” and learn how you can join the conversation:

We are so excited seeing the model-making progress of the DWEELINGS for this year’s Design LAB! There’s a couple weeks left before they submit their final ideas to our jury!

Remember: Save the date for Sun. May 23rd from 12:30 - 2:30 for our Awards Ceremony at Fountain Square!

Our Lunch & Learn about preventing child abuse and neglect is live now!

Forgot to RSVP? No problem! Join the webinar live here:

Check out Yasmine Nasser Diaz's "For Your Eyes Only" immersive experience at @UniversityOfMichigan until April 16th. Or visit @arabamericanmus where her work is displayed ongoing.

photo credit: Juliet Hinely and Austin Thomason


Fiona gets closer and closer to the hose! She has always liked it! #TeamFiona

"Society is finally waking up to the fact that we cannot have a healthy food system if we ignore racial justice or the health of the land."

Hamilton County Commissioners launched the COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Relief Task Force to meet the critical needs of families and businesses affected by COVID-19. Find direct economic relief & recovery resources - click the link or call 513-RELIEF.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati (@UnitedWayGC) is helping senior citizens, marginalized communities, the digitally challenged and those without transportation navigate the quickest path to vaccination. Call 2-1-1!

Our new service #ChatPals electronically links an older adult with a caring #volunteer weekly. Join as a participant or a volunteer.
216-391-9500 x 2124.

.@MikeDeWine announces today is Assistive Technology (AT) Day!
AT items are used as solutions to keep people health and safe in their home of their choice. Browse our AT loan closet here:

#assistivetechnology #technolgy #bigtech #advancedtechnolgy

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