501(c)3 News for Monday, May 25, 2020

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  • Nonprofit Strategy Guide for When the Economy Reopens
    By Howard Levy - Monday May 18, 2020

    When the economy reopens, life will not go back to the way it was. It’s time to be creative and leverage change to achieve your mission and to have even more impact.

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • A Monthly Giving How-To: It Doesn’t Take Too Much Time
    By Erica Waasdorp - Monday May 18, 2020

    When I first started working in monthly giving 27 years ago, generating monthly gifts and processing their monthly payments was a long and time-intense process. Now, acquiring new monthly donors doesn’t have to be a long drawn out process any longer. 

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • Pandemic Creates High Risk of Census Undercount in Communities of Color
    By Drew Adams - Monday May 18, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has radically transformed the 2020 census, putting billions of dollars and legislative representation at risk.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court to Residents: You’re on Your Own
    By Rob Meiksins - Monday May 18, 2020

    In a baffling decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court threw out state rules regarding COVID-19, leaving cities and counties to fend for themselves.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Advocates Call for Immigrant Detainees’ Release as COVID-19 Cases Climb
    By Emily Weyrauch - Monday May 18, 2020

    Nationwide, more than half of the tests of detained immigrants for COVID-19 have come back positive. But 95 percent of those detained have yet to be tested at all.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • What if We Ate as if the Planet Mattered?
    By Carole Levine - Monday May 18, 2020

    Even if you eat locavore leafy greens and ovo-pescatarian (wild caught!) omega-3’s, your diet might still be missing something—like social justice.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • COVID-19 Calls for Strong Federal Response to Address Massive Unemployment
    By Benjamin Martinez - Monday May 18, 2020

    Unemployment claims continue to rise across the country. A new federal strategy is necessary to support the mass of newly unemployed workers.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • How to be a confident fundraiser when everyone else is freaking out
    By Jeff Brooks - Monday May 18, 2020

    The coronavirus is a dangerous enemy. But there's something worse, much more likely to do deep and lasting harm to your organization... Fear. Fear will push you into bad decisions of all kinds. But clarity, courage, and confidence will help you through this time stronger than ever -- as you'll see in this great post from the Bloomerang Blog at Crisis of Confidence: Your Nonprofit's Worst Fundraising Enemy: Don't act as if it's business as usual. We're in a completely unusual time. The crisis touches everything -- even things you might logically think are not impacted by it. Acknowledge the...

    Source: Future Fundraising Now
  • Addressing Our Real Deficits: Democracy and Human Rights
    By Jason Schneiderman - Monday May 18, 2020

    Expect to hear a lot soon about deficits, especially at the state and local level. But our most important deficits are not financial in nature.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • The PPP Forgiveness Application—Information in Moderation
    By Ruth McCambridge - Monday May 18, 2020

    The idea that federal guidance on loan forgiveness for the Paycheck Protection Program is only appearing now is appalling. Better late than never, we suppose.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Stay Close to the Need
    By Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels - Monday May 18, 2020

    Your work as a major gift fundraiser is to convey the need in a real, emotional way that will touch the hearts of your donors. So get in touch with that need yourself.

    The post Stay Close to the Need appeared first on Veritus Group.

    Source: Passionate Giving Blog
  • Local Foundations Underfunding Immigrant and Refugee Nonprofits
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Monday May 18, 2020

    An analysis by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy found that barely 1 percent of local foundation grant dollars were awarded to organizations serving immigrants and refugees, while only 0.4 percent of foundation grant dollars were awarded in support of pro-immigrant, pro-refugee movement groups involved in advocacy and organizing....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • CDP Awards $2.3 Million for COVID-19 Relief Efforts
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Monday May 18, 2020

    The fourth round of grants awarded from the CDP COVID-19 Response Fund will help build the capacity of NGOs working to meet needs among vulnerable communities, including the Action Aid/Feminist Humanitarian Network, BRAC, and World Central Kitchen....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Calvin University Receives $22.25 Million to Launch School of Business
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Monday May 18, 2020

    The gift from an anonymous donor will underwrite construction of a building for the Calvin University School of Business, as well as improvements to shared spaces in the DeVos Communication Center, to which the new school will be connected....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Open Society Foundations Commits $10 Million to Smallholder Farmers
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Monday May 18, 2020

    Funding provided in support of the InsuResilience Investment Fund is expected to help a hundred thousand smallholder farmers, with a focus on those who are particularly exposed to the risk of crop or livestock loss due to climate change....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)

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