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It’s Easier for a Nonprofit to Save Money than It Is to Raise It!

March 19, 2015

This article originally appeared on GuideStar’s website. View original >> By Irv Katz and Michelle Sims Making ends meet financially is an everyday challenge for nonprofits. Sometimes the greater challenge is finding ways to effectively lower costs without harming the organization’s mission or programs. What if we said that the nonprofit sector can adopt a systematic approach to […]

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Bridging the Gap

March 14, 2015

This toolkit for employers, deemed “Bridging the Gap,” is designed to help employers assist their low-wage workers increase their financial stability through access to work supports. Aside from helping employees make ends meet, enrollment in work supports also has a positive effect on employee attendance, retention and performance. The supports that this toolkit refers to […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Young Families (Research Report)

December 14, 2013

The National Human Services Assembly conducted an exploratory study of two-generation programs already in place within its member organizations. The Annie E. Casey Foundation supported this effort, which sought to document quality two-generation programs and identify program elements that strengthen young families. The study eventually engaged 32 National Assembly members and affiliates in sharing their […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Young Families (Issue Brief)

October 14, 2013

Over 1.4 million youth ages 15–24 are out-of-school and out-of-work (OSOW) and raising dependent children. When youth are out of the education system, lack early work experience, and cannot find employment, the likelihood is poor that they will have the means to support themselves and the needs of their children. Too often, this traps their […]

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