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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
How to Start a Residential Program
This workshop will give you an overview of how to start your very own residential program. You will learn about the different types of residential programs, zoning, licensing, permins, documentation needed, funding, and more!
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Why I joined the Junior League of Boston
- Haley McCraven is the Director-Elect of Strategic Management and Planning for the Junior League of Boston. In the fall of 2010, I had just moved to Boston to start a new job at a large law firm downtown. A few friends from college lived in the city but I felt my circle of friends was just too small and something was missing. Although I loved my job and was enjoying being a young twenty-something in the city, I missed having a volunteer…
Senior Living Care 101: What Options Are Available?
If your parent or loved one is getting older and is having a difficult time caring for themselves, you may be looking into different forms of senior living care. There
Making Amends: How Funders Can Address Slavery’s Legacy — Inside Philanthropy
It has been 400 years since slavery began in the U.S. How can funders address slavery’s many legacies, like the racial wealth gap? What should a foundation with historic ties to slavery do? How can funders support black-led change?
Great Opportunity: Learn From Hampton Roads Funders
Then reserve your spot today for the 2013 Funders Forum sponsored by VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads . The half-day session will be held on May 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Dominion Enterprises in downtown Norfolk Panelists will include Bert Davis of Capital One , Deborah DiCroce of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation , Katie Fletcher of the Norfolk Southern Foundation , Alan Gollihue of the Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation and Chris Perry of The Perry Family Foundation. Keith Curtis of The…
Army Guard takes top honors in Army environmental awards program
ARLINGTON, Va. – Efforts to protect the Earth and increase areas for training helped net the West Virginia and Florida Army National Guard top honors in the 2016 Secretary of the Army Environmental
How establishing an emergency fund could help manage debts, boost saving
Jan. 27-- SEATTLE-Seattle's soaring home prices drove renters Kathryn Jacoby and Jeff Whitehill
Red Cross volunteers see how toys from Pirate Toy Fund can help in crisis
Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - The 13WHAM Pirate Toy Fund Drive kicked off Monday. The toy drive supplies toys to dozens of local agencies that bring comfort to children in need. This year's goal is 20,000 toys. The Red Cross is getting involved this year. Red Cross volunteer Marv Bayles helps families who have lost all of their belongings and sometimes even their homes. "It could be a fire, could be a flood, could be some sort of a major disaster which involves…
NFF Partners With Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to Explore How Results-Based Funding...
NATIONAL— April 14, 2016—Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on a collaborative effort to examine how results-based funding could revolutionize America's approach to entrenched social issues. The project addresses the opportunities, challenges and practical considerations of the move toward results-based funding, and includes the launch of an online learning hub, a book slated for publication in early 2017…
Assembly's SFY 2019-20 Budget Includes Critical Funding for Statewide Environmental Protection...
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright announced today the Assembly's 2019-2020 state fiscal year (SFY) budget includes $175.2 million funding for environmental protections "The Assembly Majority believes environmental protection is not only critical to the safety of public health, but also to the state's economy," Speaker Heastie said. "Our budget invests in an array of environmental measures that will improve the…
How to Secure Research Funding
May 15, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM iCal Share via: Online During this lecture, Dr. Roger Hajjar, MD, FACC will discuss funding opportunities for trainees in the cardiovascular field. Specific focus will be placed on matching funding mechanisms with the experience and productivity of the applicant. We will also focus on navigating the application process of program selection to creating a checklist and a timeline to complete an application.
Legacy fund has helped 10,000 projects in Minnesota, often serving as seed money
The Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, approved by voters in 2008, increased the state sales tax to pay for clean water, parks, outdoors and arts projects.
How Can Schools Use Federal Funds for a 'Well-Rounded' Education?
The U.S. Department of Education Wednesday released guidance explaining how schools and districts can use their federal funding to give students a well-rounded education.
What Triggers an Environmental Investigation?
Dry cleaners often live in a state of fear. Harsh chemicals used by these businesses can permeate the ground nearby, resulting in environmental problems that may lead to costly cleanup or litigation. Many business owners are in the dark when it comes to understanding what triggers an environmental investigation. For some, the best option is…
What Is Environmental Monitoring?
Your home security should not stop with fire or intrusion detection. Here’s why home security environmental sensors are critical.
Finding a Job in Environmental Law
Here are just a few ways you can become an expert in environmental and green law.