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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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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The Nonprofit Center has been working with a group of our members in the past few weeks to chronicle and lift up how our industry is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the insights both profound and practical, was the insistence that we prioritize naming, challenging, and changing internal and external practices and programs that…

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Due to the extenuating circumstances surrounding the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ application has been condensed and the recognition structure has expanded. Thanks to the generosity of Florida Blue, WJCT, Community First Credit Union, and the Jessie Ball duPont Reflective Practice Endowment Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, we…

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Dr. Standralyn Terry joins the Nonprofit Center as our Census 2020 Coordinator. Standralyn is a Nonprofit and Educational Consultant with more than 20 years of experience working at all levels of education and nonprofit operations. Her skillset lies in working with organizations to fix systemic problems, improve learning environments, train faculty & staff, and advise…

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