Retiring homeless services leaders honored
The Denver City Council proclaimed Monday Lindi Sinton and Tom Leuhrs Day, honoring two retiring leaders in the homeless services community. City Council member Robin Kniech sponsored the proclamations. She is chairperson of the Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee of the council.
Harvard Awards $200,000 in Grants to Allston Nonprofits in 15th Year of Partnership Fund
The future site of Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.Photo byAddison Y. LiuBy Jack R. Trapanick, Crimson Staff Writer. Harvard announced grants totaling $200,000 to 20 different organizations and programs in Allston as part of the Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund at a ceremony last Thursday.
More than 160 homeless people in Las Vegas were given socks, shoes and more at city's “Hands of Hope Day” event
Homelessness is an experience not everybody can relate to and it has many challenges. Being without shelter can make it hard for people to protect themselves from harsh weather conditions, especially their feet if they don't have adequate footwear. Simple tasks that most people take for granted like maintaining personal hygiene and having access to clean water and basic necessities are a constant struggle for the homeless.
$15M in Grant Funding for Violence Intervention and Prevention Work in NJ
32 organizations will receive a total of $15 million to support New Jersey's Community-Based Violence Intervention (CBVI) Program. Morris County, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on April 3, 2023, that 32 organizations will receive a total of $15 million in state and federal grant funding to support New Jersey's Community-Based Violence Intervention (CBVI) Program.
Detroit's Community Organizations and Nonprofits Make a Positive Impact on the City and Its Residents
Detroit, Michigan is a city with a strong sense of community and a history of residents coming together to make positive change. One of the ways that Detroiters have continued to make a difference in their community is through local organizations and nonprofits. From charities to civic groups and volunteer organizations, these groups are making a significant impact on the city and its residents.
"Grand Rapids' Top Nonprofits and Community Organizations Making a Difference"
Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to a vibrant and engaged community, thanks in part to its many local organizations and nonprofits. From charities and civic groups to volunteer organizations and more, there are countless ways to get involved and make a difference in this city. Here are just a few of the top community organizations in Grand Rapids:
5 Local Nonprofits Making a Difference in Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio, is a city with a strong sense of community, and many local organizations and nonprofits play a vital role in strengthening that sense of community. Here are just a few of the organizations and nonprofits worth highlighting:
Orange Park considers fee on churches, nonprofits for fire department services
The Orange Park town council discussed a proposed fire assessment fee at Tuesday night's meeting. Florida statute allows municipalities to collect a fee for fire services on all property owners, including nonprofits and churches.
Maxwell Burns Outlines How Nonprofits Should Account for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) to Avoid Audit Risk
The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was enacted in March 2020. However, since its implementation, the available guidance for taxpayers, particularly nonprofits, has been limited.
Want To Help Pets In Need? Donate To Animal Life Savers For Christmas!
Octavia, a "graduate" from Animal Lifesavers' wonderful adoption programPhoto byAuthor. It's a beautiful time of the year, at least for most of us. Trees are twinkling with lights, parties are popping up on calendars, and gifts are being exchanged. It's a great time to be alive, but that's only if you have a home to go to.
I run a pet food bank. I’ve been quiet long enough.
Hi my pet loving friends and supporters, It is not often that I feel called to put myself front and center, after reading the following article. This piece written by me is a direct conduit to my heart it is my inner most thoughts and feelings around this issue. Thank you all for reading as reading is feeding and as always I appreciate your support. Please sit and pet your furry friend for me as you read this. Hang on, I'm fired up. Together we can change the world.
Giving Tuesday in Loudoun County
The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is a special day. Following two of the biggest shopping days of the year, Giving Tuesday celebrates generously giving back to causes close to your heart.
Charlotte motel closes, leaving people without a home
Many people watch stories where people live in a motel or hotel instead of getting an apartment instead of a traditional home. However, these stories are somewhat true in that there are people who live in a motel in the southern portion of Charlotte, NC. In South Tryon Street, there is - or was - a motel called the EconoLodge. However, it was closed & locked on Friday, October 14th with a sign on the locked front office that simply read 'closed for renovation'. This led to many people walking about wondering what to do next, such as a woman named Loretta that was interviewed by WFAE 90.7 (a local source of news for the Charlotte area).
The Problem With Nonprofits
One of my acquaintances was starting a nonprofit. “I’m just getting the paperwork filed,” he told me, “and working on a website and branding.”. “How are you going to raise money?” I asked, a fair and important question.
Decluttering? Where to Donate Your Clothes This Season [Lancaster, PA]
Are you starting to declutter your closet, swapping out shorts and summer apparel for oversized wool knits and comfy sweatpants? Here are four places in Lancaster County that accepts clothing donations this season.
Delaware Humanities Unveils New Logo and Website
Delaware Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has revealed a new brand identity, including an updated logo and website. The state humanities council works to provide grant funding to Delaware-based nonprofits and community groups that are engaged in humanities-centered work. Recently funded projects include the “Bent, But Not Broken” music conference showcased by the Choir School of Delaware, the annual Wilmington Writers Conference, and the History Book Festival in Lewes.
Castle Rock dads give back to help the community
DOCR prepared donations for families impacted by the Marshal Fire in Boulder County.Dads of Castle Rock. (Castle Rock, Colo.)The Dads of Castle Rock started as a Facebook group to let dads crack jokes and have fun.
Pinellas: Social Action Funding Grant applications sought
Program provides funding for priority social services for county residents. Pinellas County is accepting applications for funding through the Social Action Funding Grant Program.
Denver Arts and Venues provides $1M in Venue Reactivation Funding
The program works to support the city's economic recovery work to build back "an inclusive, sustainable, equitable economy" for Denverites.(Ryan Loughlin/Unsplash) (DENVER, Colo.) Denver Arts & Venues (DAV) will use funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to make it easier for nonprofits to host events at city and county-owned venues.
McHenry County Awards $2.7M in ARPA Funding to Five Nonprofit Agencies
In the third round of funding, McHenry County Board approved resolutions Tuesday to allocate more than $2.7 million of the American Rescue Plan Act grant monies to five nonprofit agencies. The funding will assist senior citizens, create affordable housing and provide food to those in need in efforts to mitigate the adverse effects of the COVID-19 crisis.