As we reported 3 1/2 weeks ago,...
Cinnaire's Resident Rental Relief Fund (RRRF) is supporting families that are struggling to make rental payments as a result of COVID-19. The program offers temporary rental assistance to tenants living in Cinnaire invested properties who are experiencing a sudden reduction in household income or have experienced hardship and are temporarily unable to pay their rent.
Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Laurie Strauss Baumer, Executive Vice President, Capital Region Community Foundation of Lansing back to the Michigan Business Beat.
This time around she's sharing details about how the Community Foundation to Build First Universally-Accessible Playground in the Region. Through the interview Laurie shares basics about the project and then covers; Leadership and partners, deeper details about the playground-park, timeline and status, and finally fundraising and sponsorships.
LANSING, Mich. – Danielle Lenz, an experienced public relations, marketing, and event planning professional, recently added a board member for the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority (LEPFA) to her resume. Mayor Andy Schor appointed Lenz on April 19 and the Lansing City Council voted her in on April 28.
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Community Service Commission today announced $200,000 in grant awards to nonprofit organizations to aid COVID-19 response and recovery.
The Michigan Community Service Commission will partner with 13 organizations to launch the Michigan Community Resilience Program. The initiative will focus on making an impact during the COVID-19 response and recovery by expanding volunteerism and increasing the efficiency, effectiveness, and geographic reach of organizations throughout the state.
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Vicki Hamilton-Allen talks with Jermaine R. Ruffin, Director of Development for the City of Detroit and an unrelenting advocate for inclusive Urban Planning and champion for the greater presence of Black, Indigenous, and communities of color in its practice. They discuss Urban Planning and how to affect social change through intentional design of the built environment and how humans interact with that space. Ruffin is also the founder and host of The Streets are Planning Podcast where he discusses urban planning, cities, hip hop culture, and community development with his guests. The Streets are Planning highlights the unheard voices, stories, and impact of community leaders working in cities and neighborhoods across the globe. www.thestreetsareplanning.com/
Vicki Hamilton-Allen talks with Author & Consultant, Bernadette Johnson on the Michigan Business Network. They discuss the importance of Leading from the Middle as a tactic to cultivate and retain talent in organizations and particularly in nonprofits to maintain institutional knowledge and decrease staff turnover.
On April 15th, a bipartisan group of Members of Congress introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA). This legislation (H.R. 2573 / S. 1136) would expand and strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit), providing as many as 2,015,000 additional affordable homes over the next decade. It would also support nearly 3 million jobs and generate $346 billion in wages and business income and nearly $120 billion in local, state, and federal tax revenue. For more information on the bill, see the summary and details about each provision.
Lansing, MI - The Capital Region Community Foundation is building the first universally-accessible playground in the region, designed to promote inclusivity and the health and well-being of ALL children. And because the playground will be fully accessible, parents and grandparents who have physical limitations will be able to enjoy playing with their children and grandchildren. This extraordinary $1.5 million+ playground-park on the downtown Lansing riverfront will be a destination for families throughout our region and beyond.