Nonprofit Advocacy Priorities for 2021

February 2, 2021

One word I keep coming back to in 2021 is gratitude. I am immensely grateful to the hundreds of nonprofit organizations across our region who continue to find ways to innovate and serve their constituents every day. According to our latest COVID-19 research, more than 70% of local nonprofits have remained fully operational and continued…

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New Year, Renewed Focus on Advocacy Strategies

January 5, 2021

Happy New Year! In 2021, the Nonprofit Center is bringing you more resources,  continuing to prioritize DEI-centered training, and creating new opportunities for your organization to hone its advocacy skills. Among the many lessons we’re taking from this disruptive time is the need for us to boldly tell the story of the pandemic’s impact on…

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Thank You From the Nonprofit Center

November 30, 2020

Dear Nonprofit Center Constituent, From everyone at the Nonprofit Center, Thank You. This year has presented many challenges for each of our organizations, and created acute difficulties for many of us as individuals. From systemic inequities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, to the renewed energy and focus on racial justice in our communities, it feels…

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Meet our first class of Nonprofit Center Board Service Fellows!

November 23, 2020

The Nonprofit Center is pleased to announce the placement of twelve diverse community leaders as a part of the inaugural cohort of the Nonprofit Center Board Service Fellowship.

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Election Day 2020 – Nonprofit Advocacy

November 3, 2020

Today is election day across the United States, and millions of voters are casting their first votes, or continuing their personal tradition of political participation. From get out the vote text campaigns to ubiquitous political ads and content across virtually every media format, election news and information is everywhere. Nonprofits have a crucial role to play in this ecosystem too.

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October 16 Slides and Resources

October 19, 2020

On October 16, 2020 the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida hosted a meeting featuring an expert in PPP loan forgiveness, State and Federal legislative issues, and community impact from COVID-19.  The presenters were from Fiscal Management Associates, Florida Nonprofit Alliance, and United Way of Northeast Florida; the valuable information they shared can be found in…

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Nonprofit staff are Essential: Let’s compensate them equitably

October 5, 2020

Nonprofits have never been more essential. From providing essential services such as access to food; housing, and healthcare, to serving youth and children, to delivering innovative cultural and community experiences, Northeast Florida nonprofits have kept their physical and virtual doors wide open since the first Safer At Home orders were announced.

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JTA RideShare Program 2020-2021 launch scheduled for September 11

September 2, 2020

The new year of the JTA RideShare program is here. The first event is a mandatory virtual meeting being held by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, in partnership with The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida. At this meeting, participants will discuss participation in the JTA RideShare Program for the period of October 1, 2020 to September…

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Equity is a Practice, not a one-time event

September 1, 2020

A few months ago, the Nonprofit Center shared the beginning of our journey to developing an anti-racist practice with our community and stakeholders and we made a commitment to keeping you updated with what we are doing. This is one of those updates.  A few weeks ago our staff spent the day with Emily Holthaus,…

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Nonprofit Center events to remain virtual through 2020 — Here’s why

August 4, 2020

It has been nearly five months since the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives, our work, and our world. I’ll never forget that Friday in March — the 13th, a fitting coincidence — when the staff of the Nonprofit Center walked out of our office, unsure when we would return.

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