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62% of changemakers report participation in at least one network or coalition trying to make progress on a shared goal

- 2017 Rotary Charities Northern Michigan Changemaker Survey

Find others who care about what you care about. Here is a list of some networks and coalitions in the area that regularly gather around a common purpose. Feel free to reach out to the contact listed to learn more or get involved. Do you know of a network not listed here? Please add yours and encourage others to do the same, using the form to the right. This resource is a work in progress - let us know how we can best support your collective work. 

Antrim Co. Community Collaborative

https://www.unitedwaynwmi.org/for-companies/akcollaboratives/
Leisa Eckerle Hankins, United Way
akcollaboratives@gmail.com
Mission Statement

Vision: We envision every household in the county to be a safe, nurturing and healthy environment. We commit to ongoing support provided through our communities that will strengthen family functioning and encourage healthy lifestyle choices.

Mission: Identify concerns, initiate action and organize for impact by providing community-based partnerships that support our vision and provide a continuum of cooperation, coordination and integration of services and resources for all people in our county.

Kalkaska County Community Collaborative

https://www.unitedwaynwmi.org/for-companies/akcollaboratives/
Leisa Eckerle Hankins, United Way
akcollaboratives@gmail.com
Mission Statement

Vision: We envision every household in the county to be a safe, nurturing and healthy environment. We commit to the ongoing support provided through our communities that will strengthen family functioning and encourage healthy lifestyle choices.

Mission: Identify concerns, initiate action and organize for impact by providing community-based partnerships that support our vision and provide a continuum of cooperation, coordination and integration of services and resources for all people in our county.

Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative

http://nmdi.org
Kim Chandler
kchandler4@mhc.net
Mission Statement

The Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative is a regional collaboration dedicated to prevention, early detection, and management of diabetes.

Shape Up North

https://shapeupnorth.com/
Alyson Kass
akass2@mhc.net
Mission Statement

Shape Up North is a community collaborative dedicated to helping northern Michigan residents benefit from healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle.