Nonprofit Navigator 9/8/2021
Welcome New INC Staff Member!
Hello, everyone! My name is Ian Velikoff. I am the new Director of Programs and Learning for the Idaho Nonprofit Center. First and foremost, I want to thank everyone who attended the Idaho Nonprofit Statewide Conference this year. We had an amazing turnout and were blown away by our incredible speakers and presenters.
ED Network - September 15
Come join us this month for our Executive Director Network! This is an opportunity to connect with other CEO's and executive directors in the nonprofit sector to discuss best current practices, industry trends, and share solutions to current challenges.
Recovering from Financial Data Loss
"Here’s what you need to know about financial data loss and how forensic data reconstruction can help."
Regional Roundtable - September 16
Come join us for our Regional Roundtable where we will discuss current challenges in the nonprofit sector and assess needs for our following year. Network with your peers and arm yourself with information to meet current industry demands.
Advanced Grantwriting Learning Cohort - The Power of Framing
When: Sept. 23rd & 30th 12:30 pm MT
Join Allison Shirk for this highly interactive 2-part series and explore writing that creates powerful imagery to describe your project.
Need Office Supplies/Equipment?
NewWest Community Capital has various office supplies from pocket folders to landline phones with conference and speaker capabilities. Contact Cindy Williams to schedule a safe pick-up.
Member Highlight: Ballet Idaho
“Starting as a small touring company nearly 50 years ago, Ballet Idaho has now established itself as the primary representative of ballet in the state of Idaho and has also established a full dance academy.” - Alanna Love, Ballet Idaho
3 Event Management Tips
Tips to consider as you look to reintegrate in-person events into your overall organization strategies.
Business Affiliate Highlight: WRG Corporate Services
“We help organizations get organized--from coaching in the early stages of dreaming about starting a nonprofit through 501(c)(3) application and policy creation to strategic visioning to succession planning as tenured leadership gets ready to retire.” - Jennifer Wheeler, WRG Corporate Services
3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Fail and How To Avoid Them
“In the USA, about 1.5 million nonprofits exist. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, as many as one-third of nonprofits were at risk of closing their doors.”
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.
“To us, Polly Bemis, her story could have an impact on our student’s understanding of Idaho’s history and overcoming the adversity,” Gao said. “And inspiring others in the process.” - Post Register
“We know that when Asian American Pacific Islander candidates run for office, the first thing that they do is tap into their own family and friends network, which will include the Asian American Pacific Islander community,” Chen says. “So they are educating those that typically would not have focused on politics or the elections, but because now they know someone that is running for office they are more inclined to pay attention, to donate, to volunteer and participate.” - NPR
“It involves hope, faith, and a real belief that people, communities, and institutions can and are willing to change. However, beginning to undo a legacy of structural racism and culture of European/white norms comes at great cost, which is unequally borne by BIPOC people. Some of those costs are known and necessary—they are more of an investment and a stretching into new ways of being. Others are hidden, and because they are not recognized, they take a severe, disparate toll upon the people doing this work.” - Nonprofit Quarterly
Eviction Protection Grant Program
Providing legal assistance at no cost to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction. HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research is making available grant funds to non-profit or governmental entities to provide services in areas with high rates of evictions or prospective evictions, including rural areas.
Kelly Brush Foundation
The program awards grants for the purchase of sports or recreation equipment specifically designed for people with disabilities that enable an applicant to be active.
Aura Cacia Positive Change Project
Everywhere in the world, women and girls of courage and determination are trying to better their lives in the face of seemingly overwhelming difficulties. We're inspired by these women and girls and have created the Aura Cacia Positive Change Project, an annual grant program that supports organizations helping them transform their lives.
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