The Concerns Keeping Nonprofit Leaders Awake at Night

Repositioning For Strength Infographic describing the impact of nonprofits in Northeast Florida. 46% have experienced an increase in demand for services, 32% have lost revenue due to decreased demand for services, 9 in 10 have received some form of COVID-19 financial assistance, 21% had to cut hours or lay off staff, 2 in 3 lost revenue due to cancelled events, one third reported difficulty operating in a virtual environment, 2 in 5 nonprofit leaders say “staying solvent through 2021” keeps them up at night. A graph depicts predicted revenue change across organizations in 2020, with all organizations predicting a 15% revenue loss, orgs with budgets under 1 Million dollars predicting a 25% revenue loss, and orgs with budgets over 1 Million dollars predicting a 3% loss.

“I’m worried about my staff; I think we’re all tired and that COVID fatigue is setting in.” “I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had to collaborate with other nonprofit leaders to create new ways to serve our communities and I want to know how we can keep it going.” “I wish more emergency funding sources…

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October 16 Slides and Resources

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

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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2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition: Feeding Northeast Florida

The second winner of the 2020 Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Moments Recognition is Project SHARE – a program developed by Feeding Northeast Florida. Feeding Northeast Florida is being recognized for their outstanding collaboration during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As Northeast Florida began to experience the effects of closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number…

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May 1 Recording and Resources

On Friday, May 1, the Nonprofit Center hosted our last regularly-scheduled COVID-19 resource call. Ria Chattergoon, Esq. of the RC Law Group joined us with a quick update on the responsibilities of employers as outlined in the CARES Act. The full call recording is available here. The slides are available here. All previous calls are…

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April 24 Recording and Resources

On April 24 the Nonprofit Center hosted Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry for our weekly COVID-19 resource call. Mayor Curry shared updated information about relief programs available for Jacksonville residents and businesses, shared his evolving plans for re-opening the Jacksonville economy, and took questions from the almost 200 participants. The full call recording is available here.…

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April 17 Slides & Resources

On April 17, the Nonprofit Center hosted our fifth weekly COVID-19 resource call. This call included important advocacy updates from Sabeen Perwaiz of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance. Key leaders from the philanthropic community including Amanda Crawford of VyStar Credit Union, Michael Murray of Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, and Kathleen Shaw from the Community Foundation for…

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