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Michigan Suburbs Alliance Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/15/2012: Michigan Suburbs Alliance

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: MICHIGAN SUBURBS ALLIANCE

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Ferndale, MI
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Michigan Suburbs Alliance Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/15/2012: Michigan Suburbs Alliance

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: MICHIGAN SUBURBS ALLIANCE

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Physical Address: Ferndale, MI 48220 
EIN: 30-0133271
Web URL: www.suburbsalliance.org 
NTEE Category: S Community Improvement, Capacity Building
S01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification
C34 Land Resources Conservation
W Public, Society Benefit
W20 Government and Public Administration
Ruling Year: 2003 
How This Organization Is Funded: Foundation Grants - $496,250
Government Grants - $366,753
Municipal Dues/Memberships - $321,936


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Mission Statement

Vision Pursuing a future where communities share economic, environmental and social success, the Michigan Suburbs Alliance envisions metropolitan centers that preserve the unique character of individual communities while striving toward a unified and equitable region where the citizens are empowered as an effective regional force. Mission At the Suburbs Alliance we foster and support cooperative approaches to the challenges facing Michigan’s metropolitan areas. We believe our communities’ interdependence is our greatest strength and that collaboration is the best path to increased prosperity, sustainability and equity across a region. Through innovative initiatives we organize, serve and advocate for a metro’s mature cities in order to help them be vibrant, healthy and beautiful communities – preferred places to live work and play.

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Fiscal Year Starting: October 1, 2008
Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2009

Total Revenue $960,893
Total Expenses $957,898

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Honorable Conan Smith

Term:

Since Aug 2004

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Executive Director at the Suburbs Alliance since 2004, Conan previously worked with the Michigan Environmental Council as their Land Programs Director.  He serves as a Washtenaw County Commissioner representing the City of Ann Arbor, a position he's held since 2004.  Conan also serves on the board of directors for Smart Growth America.

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Programs

Program: Redevelopment Ready Communities (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$91,613
Category:
Community Development
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

RRC provides technical assistance for cities seeking to reform their planning and zoning processes to be more attractive for infill development

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14 Michigan cities have undertaken reforms to create more cooperative environments for citizens and developers who have a shared interest in improving the quality of urban life.

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Program: Michigan's Golden Spike (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$179,893
Category:
Community Development
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

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Golden Spike educates citizens, business leaders and government leaders about the benefits of and techniques for implementing transit-oriented development (TOD).

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Partners in this program developed a series of educational materials regarding TOD including brochures for the general public and a technical manual for government officials.

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Program: Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$238,075
Category:
Environment
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

The energy office helps cities to promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy and to aggregate their buying power for such products.

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Program: Millennial Mayors Congress (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$69,752
Category:
Public, Society Benefit
Population Served:
Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Program Description:

MMC fosters an intergenerational conversation among veteran public officials and emergent civic leaders about regional development that is attractive to young professionals.

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Program: UniverCities Connection (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$238,075
Category:
Public, Society Benefit
Population Served:
Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

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This program hosts students in city-based internships and fellowship while providing them a structured experience working on regional or multijurisdictional issues.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

The Suburbs Alliance has helped lead a dramatic shift toward intergovernmental cooperation among urban communities in southeast Michigan.  Our innovative and award-winning programs provide new avenues for collaborative approaches to regional challenges.  Our Redevelopment Ready Communities (TM), recently acquired by the State of Michigan, was the first to benchmark and assess city practices fostering Smart Growth redevelopment.  We jointly manage the Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office -- the nation's first regional governmental institution to address municipal energy efficiency and renewable energy management.  Our Millennial Mayors Congress is joining emerging leaders with veteran policy makers to find new ways to build a region that better attracts and retains young professionals.  Via these programs in 2010-11, the Suburbs Alliance brought more than $30M in new project funding directly to Detroit and 30 of its inner-ring suburbs to improve the quality of life and sustainability of their neighborhoods and residents.
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