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Monday, June 27, 2022
Supporting the Pride Movement After Pride Month

After the calendar shifts, it’s easy to continue celebrating Pride and the LGBTQIA+ community. By continuing to spread awareness, we continue to lift up voices and recognize the contributions that the community has made on society.

Guest Post: Torey Berndt, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Policy Update: American Rescue Plan Rules, Congressional Redistricting, and More

Nonprofit Connect works to keep Members updated on policy changes that affect nonprofits through Policy Updates. These messages provide brief information on what is going on in federal government and policy that may be of interest to the nonprofit community.

Kristen Wood, Advocacy Contributor

Monday, May 2, 2022
Understanding the Donor-Advised Fund Landscape: 5 Tips for Working with Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds continue to grow in popularity across the country. Here are a few tips for nonprofit professionals who may be working with donors who have set up donor-advised funds.

Guest Post: Nicole Stuke, Philanthropic Advisor

Monday, April 18, 2022
Sickle Cell Warriors in Kansas City

The American Red Cross has launched a nation-wide campaign to increase the number of African American blood donors by the end of December 2025 to help eliminate the gap in our ability to meet hospital demand and provide the most compatible units for patients with sickle cell disease.

Guest Post: Evan Woods, American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City

Monday, April 11, 2022
Read a book, change a life. Volunteering with Lead to Read KC

Children who have strong relationships with caring adults are more likely to be engaged at school and be more motivated to succeed academically. Students who have strong relationships with adults in their school also have higher levels of social and emotional well-being.

Guest Post: Martha Weber Conradt, Lead to Read KC

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Policy Update: Biden’s Budget, Earmarks, and More

Nonprofit Connect works to keep Members updated on policy changes that affect nonprofits through Policy Updates. These messages provide brief information on what is going on in federal government and policy that may be of interest to the nonprofit community.

Kristen Wood, Advocacy Contributor

Monday, March 28, 2022
Building a Winning Grant Application Strategy

Now, more than ever, nonprofits are feeling the pressure to secure funding. Grants can be a saving grace, but applying can be intimidating. We’ve put together some tips to ensure your nonprofit is set up for the best possible chance to secure a grant.

Guest Post: Jodi Litz, Innovative NonProfit

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Policy Update: State of the Union, Budgeting, Supreme Court Nomination, and More

Nonprofit Connect works to keep Members updated on policy changes that affect nonprofits through Policy Updates. These messages provide brief information on what is going on in federal government and policy that may be of interest to the nonprofit community.

Kristen Wood, Advocacy Contributor

Monday, February 14, 2022
Conflict Management in a Remote Workplace

Nuance and meaning can get lost when we don’t have body language to rely on for interpreting context clues. This can lead to misunderstandings, miscommunication, and eventually fester into full blown conflict. Which leaves us to wonder, if this is our new normal, how can we best manage conflict in a remote workplace?

Guest Post: Kelsey McLellan, Camber HR

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Policy Update: Vaccines Rules, Redistricting Updates, State of the States, and More

Nonprofit Connect works to keep Members updated on policy changes that affect nonprofits through Policy Updates. These messages provide brief information on what is going on in federal government and policy that may be of interest to the nonprofit community.

Kristen Wood, Advocacy Contributor