Conferences, Events & Opportunities

The Social Innovation Fund's sixth funding competition is now open! The notice of intent is due April 15 and the application deadline is May 10. To read or download a copy of the Notice, please visit: nationalservice.gov/SIF

Webinar: The Impact of Community-University Partnerships on Community Organizations

California Campus Compact and Campus Compact of the Mountain West are offering campuses across the nation this webinar, which costs $25 for Campus Compact membersRegister here for this webinar on April 21, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.


Call for Proposals - Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, Special Section: Graduate Student Education, Service-Learning, and Community Engagement. Deadline: May 1, 2016. Email for more information.

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April 26, 2016, Lansing, MI: Michigan Creative Educators Summit 2016

Campus Partnerships for Health International Conference

May 31-June 1, 2016, University of Iowa: Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit - submit a proposal here - deadline February 12, 2016.

Save Big on National Conference in Detroit
Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest service-related convening of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders in the world.  Over 4,000 nonprofit, corporate and government change makers from around the world are expected to attend providing abundant formal and informal networking opportunities.  Participants gain knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change.  Over the course of three days, attendees will learn from some of today’s most recognized innovators, influencers and change makers.

Detroit has been named the conference host city for 2016, which will be held at the Cobo Center June 27-29, 2016. In lieu of MNA’s annual SuperConference, MNA has partnered on this conference to present a more impactful and affordable event for their members.  MNA is co-leading the Capacity Building track.  In total, there will be 11 learning tracks, containing more than 100 workshops to choose from, offering innovative solutions and lessons.

Gain inspiration from entertainers politicians, academics and more.  Past speakers have included: Chelsea Clinton, Tyler Perry, John Legend, Lauren Bush Lauren, Kevin Bacon, Al Roker, Jon Bon Jovi and more.

Registration is open and rates range from $400 to $700.  However, as part of our partnership, MNA members will receive a registration rate of $75.00.  This rate is valid for staff and faculty of MiCC campuses (students not included).  A discount code will be provided at www.MNAonline.org. Register here: www.volunteeringandservice.org 

Questions? Need login help? Contact Terry Streetman at tstreetman@mnaonline.org or 517-492-2449.



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Call for Proposals - University of Iowa Press series on public engagement. Deadline: ongoing

Call for Submissions - 2016 International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement  Deadline: April 15, 2016

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 Award nomination process is now open! Click here for complete information on all the awards.
April 2016
15 GEAR UP Student Leader Meeting, Lansing, MI
May 2016
16 Venture Grant Cycle 45 proposals due
Summer 2016
July Venture Grant Cycle 45 notifications made
August Venture Grant Cycle 45 funds allocated
November 3 & 4 Civic Engagement Institute with an Active Leaders Student Conference track at UM-Dearborn's Fairlane Center
National Days of Service
April 10-16, 2016 National Volunteer Week
April 15-17, 2016 Global Youth Service Day
May 7, 2016 Join Hands Day
September 11, 2016 National Day of Service and Remembrance
October 22, 2016 Make a Difference Day
 November 19, 2016  Family Volunteer Day
 January 16, 2017  MLK Day
 Nonprofit Day (Radisson Hotel, downtown Lansing)
 Nonprofit Day (Radisson Hotel, downtown Lansing)