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American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs purpose

Apr. 2, 2021 8:30 am

American Rescue Plan Act offers City opportunity to meet critical behavioral health needs

"We call on government, civic, and business leaders to think differently about how their resources impact mental health and substance use," say guest columnists Joe Pyle and Kate Williams.
Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling funding

Mar. 16, 2021 9:19 am

Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling

The new stimulus package includes $7.25 billion in PPP loans, and has $470 million in support to U.S. arts and cultural organizations.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 9:28 am

Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good

"Throughout the pandemic, we have seen how important immigrants are to our community as they have been on the frontlines of our healthcare system and our food production," says the executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania.
Nonprofit leaders, mayor react to executive actions that will be issued by President Biden today purpose

Jan. 20, 2021 3:35 pm

Nonprofit leaders, mayor react to executive actions that will be issued by President Biden today

Ranging from racial equity and immigration to the COVID-19 response and stopping the Keystone XL pipeline, the issues the new administration is addressing will impact the work of nonprofits across the nation. We reached out to seven local leaders for a quick comment.
FAFSA is being simplified. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to come purpose

Jan. 13, 2021 12:00 pm

FAFSA is being simplified. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to come

The good news is that it will go from having 108 questions to 36 questions. The not-so-good news is that this simplified form will not be available to students until October 2022.
Are we witnessing a coup in real time? purpose

Jan. 6, 2021 4:12 pm

Are we witnessing a coup in real time?

For those of us who grew up and/or lived under authoritarian regimes this is hauntingly and horribly familiar.
What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill? funding

Dec. 22, 2020 11:05 am

What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill?

Take a look at our infographics.
Facing a cliff: Is this the end of pandemic support and relief? funding

Dec. 4, 2020 4:42 pm

Facing a cliff: Is this the end of pandemic support and relief?

83 million people are still struggling with basic needs. The number of small businesses has fallen by 3.3 million. And by Dec, 31, all the help the CARES Act offered ends.
Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government purpose

Jul. 2, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion: Costs of the pandemic to local, state governments must be covered by the federal government

Unless the federal government provides funding to make up the losses, there will be a catastrophic retreat from progress, says guest columnist Robert Brand.

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