Nonprofit Navigator 10/4/2021
Idaho Nonprofits Make our Local Communities Great
"I am convinced that our sector has a big opportunity in front of us: It’s time to let the best-kept secret out of the bag and lift up our voice as a sector to make sure our sector is getting its due. Nonprofits are the foundation on which great communities are built." - Kevin Bailey, CEO, INC
ED Network November Topic: Moving Forward Into 2022
When: Series Begins Nov. 17 3 - 4 pm MT
Join Jessica Sotelo for this highly interactive 3-part series and explore skills and tools to get your nonprofit set into the new year.
The Governor's Summit on the Future of Work
Join business, education and policy leaders from across the state as they share insights and innovations to ensure Idahoans thrive in our future workforce.
Celebrate Philanthropy Day in November!
Join us to honor and celebrate all the amazing statewide philanthropic work of nonprofit organizations, individuals, foundations, media outlets, and businesses nominated by their peers.
Standard NFPs Don't Want to Miss
When: Tuesday, Oct. 19 @ 11am MT / 10am PT
Join EideBailly for an overview of current issues in financial reporting, upcoming accounting and auditing standards for nonprofits.
Member Highlight: River Discovery
"I get so much gratitude from our participants which is what drives me. Being able to make a living doing this is more rewarding than I imagined when I started." - Betsy Carver, River Discovery
It's Our 20th Anniversary!
2021 is a big year for the Idaho Nonprofit Center. It’s our 20th anniversary and we would love your help celebrating! Join us December 9th as we celebrate in-person and virtually the impact the nonprofit sector has had over the last 20 years.
Empathy an Important Leadership Skill According to Research
“As we go through tough times, struggle with burnout or find it challenging to find happiness at work, empathy can be a powerful antidote and contribute to positive experiences for individuals and teams.”
Donate To Our Online Auction
The Idaho Nonprofit Center will be hosting their second online auction! We are currently seeking auction Items and we would love your help! If your nonprofit is interested in donating tickets, basket items, event vouchers, etc. please contact Evin Bask (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Business Affiliate Highlight: Foundant Technologies
“I'm passionate about helping nonprofits of all types. I'm especially passionate about aiding the people who spend time working to help nonprofits get the funds they need to achieve their mission.” - Tammy Tilzey, Foundant Technologies
Thrivent Members Can Support INC
The Idaho Nonprofit Center is an approved Thrivent Choice recipient and will be added to the Thrivent Choice online catalog. Thrivent members can now direct their choice dollars to the Center.
Staffing of Small Nonprofit Orgs: A Model for Retaining Employees
“Employee commitment is generally stronger when the individuals in an organization believe that they are being supported by the organization and the organization itself is committed to the individuals as well.”
Are You an INC Member or Business Affiliate?
We would love to hear from all our passionate members and business affiliates to feature you and your nonprofit in future INC communications.
We’re calling on the nonprofit sector in Idaho to join us in learning and/or sharing how we can address diversity, equity, and inclusion, together.
“Equity, too, has been earning more attention from philanthropy recently, even though the majority of funding still goes to white-led organizations… The grants that do go to nonprofits by and for communities of color—which are usually smaller, grassroots organizations—tend to be more restricted and time-bound to just one or two years.” - SSIR
“Becoming oneself, being authentic, when one is positioned as subordinate in a system is to challenge it at its core.” - Nonprofit Quarterly
“As the country continues to strive for social change, nonprofits must understand the needs of the communities they serve. This requires connecting with volunteers and hiring staff in a way that accurately represents each area.” - Forbes
The Shubert Foundation
The Shubert Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program. The principal goal of The Shubert Foundation is to support not-for-profit, professional theatre and dance companies in the United States. Applications for theatre, dance, arts-related organizations, and Shubert Scholars will be considered.
Sustainable Materials Management Grant
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting applications for funding to implement or enhance sustainable materials management projects in Idaho. DEQ is interested in projects from eligible applicants from across Idaho which implement, enhance, or support innovative waste prevention, reuse, repair, or recycling programs, develop markets for recyclables, or prevent wasted food.
The Restoration & Resilience COVID Recovery Fund
The Restoration & Resilience COVID Recovery Fund will be open for seven (7) months, starting in November. Sponsorships will be awarded on a rolling basis to allow flexibility in the timing of projects and compliance with local regulations related to the pandemic. NEEF will review applications on a bimonthly basis and select up to 15 projects for sponsorship.
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