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Nonprofit Network is a membership organization serving lower Michigan.  Our mission is to strengthen nonprofit governance and management.  We have expert staff that serve as consultants to nonprofit organizaitons to provide technical assistance.  We also provide monthly workshops, networking opportunities and trainings.  

Areas of Expertise
Board governance; Diversity, inclusion and equity; Team building; Fund development; Grant writing; Strategic planning; Leadership development

Patrick serves as Executive Director of the Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance where he oversees the day-to-day management of the organization as well as member services. His background is in special project consulting, working primarily with local nonprofit and economic development organizations. In addition to his role at LNA, Patrick also serves as Executive Director of the Ottawa County Human Services Coordinating Council, Co-Organizer of TEDx Macatawa, and as Co-Founder of a community-based program called Healthier Holland. Patrick earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/Spanish from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and an Innovation Methods Certification from the NewNorth Center for Design in Business.

Incorporated in 1990, MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through civic engagement, capacity-building, data and technology, training, and advocacy.  Membership is open to all Michigan nonprofit/tax exempt organizations. For-profit businesses and government entities may join as affiliate members.
Great Lakes Center for Youth Development (GLCYD) is a nonprofit management support organization that believes all youth in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan deserve to thrive. Through collaborations, training, consulting and other forms of assistance, GLCYD empowers the social sector to create communities that support U.P. youth.

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