Nonprofit Navigator 8/16/2021
Annual Statewide Nonprofit Conference
Join us August 31st through September 2 where over 300 nonprofit professionals will address critical issues and opportunities in the nonprofit sector.
4 Brutal Fundraising Lessons
“As daunting as fundraising feels, have the mindset that you're going to get it done--and show it. It's a mentality.”
Member Highlight: Magicats
“We set about creating an organization that would ensure that rescued felines would have the medical, social and physical support in foster homes to prepare them for adoption to permanent, responsible homes that would guarantee them a "forever life.” - Magicats
Face Time With Major Gift Donors
“Don’t we love our major gift donors? And we all know smart fundraisers should be spending their time with these lovely folks. But it can be really tough to get out of your office. And that’s a problem when you’re trying to raise serious money.”
INC Advanced Grantwriting Learning Cohort – The Power of Framing
Join Allison Shirk and learn to use the power of framing to fine-tune each section of your grant proposal. Review the five elements of a grant proposal and how to command each.
Why Security Matters to Your Employee Benefit Plans
“Employee benefit plans are a common perk for many organizations. They are often seen as a necessary employee benefit, but they also come with a strong need for compliance.”
Business Affiliate Highlight: Bookkeeping by Matt
“Bookkeeping helps keep you focused and on track to achieve your financial goals. More than providing reports, they can be a valuable ally in advancing your mission.” - Matt Dahlgran, Bookkeeping by Matt
Federal Reserve System Survey
Survey results will help us all inform policymakers at every level of government about the challenges we all faced this past year and can help nonprofits advocate for further relief. Your views are important.
Call Out to Our Members & Business Affiliates
If you are an INC member or a business affiliate we would love for you to share your story and we will feature you and your organization in future INC communications.
Congress Allocated $350 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Funds
Congress allocated $350 billion in COVID-19 relief funds for state, local, Tribal, and territorial governments to use in providing “assistance to households, small businesses, and nonprofits. Learn more from this recorded webinar.
“Consciousness about whiteness is critical in life and leadership. It is imperative to see it play out every day in ourselves, our relationships, our organizations, and our systems.” - Deanna Rolffs
“If they have a car repair, if they have an emergency expense, they will have the money to pay for it now. And that can keep them employed. If they in the short term decide not to take a job that has rotating hours so they can commit to a training program or a community college course, this money lets them do that, and it can lead them to be stably employed in better and better jobs.” - NPR
“While the data indicate that our communities are out there, this representation is not heavily present in the nonprofit sector—and is especially absent from its leadership. Understanding that representation alone does not equal presence, it is hard to ideate a path toward economic justice where those most affected by inequality (many of whom are disabled Latinx and Afro-Latinx) are not present at decision-making tables or in the room at all.” - Nonprofit Quarterly
Petco Love Various Grant Opportunities
We offer support opportunities for organizations throughout the year. Organizations are invited to apply based on their organization type or primary purpose and mission. All requests for support should be submitted through our online application portal.
Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $16.3 million in competitive grants for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This program supports projects that will improve transit services or facilities in areas of persistent poverty through planning, engineering, technical studies, or financial plans for projects. Applicants are encouraged to work with non-profits or other entities of their choosing to develop an eligible project.
Weyerhaeuser Foundation Community Grant
The Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation grant cycle is currently underway. The program is aimed at improving the quality of life in communities where it operates. Funding priorities include affordable housing and shelter education, youth development and environmental stewardship.
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