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CARES Act: Nonprofit Relief

April 13, 2020

By Zachary Tashman As the world faces one of its most destabilizing public health storms, it is essential that we come together to support human service organizations that are dedicated to constructing firm foundations of collective well-being. The human service sector plays a critical role strengthening public health during this immediate crisis by providing assistance […]

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CARES Act: Financial Security for Families

April 6, 2020

By Zachary Tashman On March 27, after weeks of great advocacy from the Human Services sector, Congress passed, and the President signed, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748), a more than $2 trillion economic stimulus package to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though this law is the largest federal stimulus […]

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Tips for Converting Conferences – Sector Leadership Spot

April 6, 2020

By Susan Tomlinson Schmidt, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance It has been an unprecedented few weeks with the impact surrounding the coronavirus taking many of us by surprise — this is especially true for nonprofits with upcoming in-person conferences, fundraisers and trainings. Making the transition from in-person to online during “normal” times can feel taxing to organizations […]

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Bill Highlight: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 23, 2020

By Zachary Tashman On March 18, the Senate passed, and the President signed, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) an emergency package of legislation that guarantees “free coronavirus testing, expands nutrition security programs, establishes paid sick leave, enhances unemployment insurance, and increases federal Medicaid funding.” Both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority […]

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Communications in a Time of Crisis

March 19, 2020

Human service organizations across the country are playing a uniquely challenging role as part of the nation’s response to COVID-19, delivering essential services during a constantly evolving public health crisis while planning for the long-term needs that communities will face in the recovery phase. Recognizing that the pandemic will place a strain on an already […]

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