Poverty in Michigan
From Kresge Library
Compiled By Corey Seeman
 University of Michigan Departments and Centers
National Poverty Center (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan)
 State of Michigan Resources
- Links to resources available to people in Michigan from the state and private nonprofit organizations.
 Federal Government Resources
 Internet Resources
- Special Report from Annarbor.com focused on poverty in Ann Arbor and Nonprofits that work to eradicate the problem.
- List of agencies in Washtenaw County that people can seek assistance from.
- Founded in 1912, the Michigan League for Human Services is a nonprofit, nonpartisan statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that Michigan’s low-income residents achieve economic security.
- SHARE Network is a unique resource to help customers become self-sufficient. It is a network of governmental and nonprofit organizations to promote: workforce development partners; faith-based organizations; community organizations; and businesses and government agencies in Michigan.
- You can browse these organizations by county in Michigan.
- CFED pursues "...expanding economic opportunity to include all people will bring greater social equity, alleviate poverty and lead to a more sustainable economy. As a leader in economic development for more than two decades, CFED collaborates with diverse partners at the national, regional, state and local levels."
- Website has a great deal of information on their programs, including:
- Six news stories (all available from NPR) on their 2006 series looking at the issues of Poverty.
- One story discusses IDAs (Individual Development Accounts).