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Monday, September 19, 2022
Nonprofit Connect's New Office Is Now Open!

For the next few weeks, we will have 'Open House' hours in the afternoon, Tuesday - Thursday, for anyone to stop on by for a tour. We'd love to show you around, pour you a cup of coffee, and introduce you to our new space.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Policy Update: Spending, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Voting, 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

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Nonprofit Connect Is Moving!

Nonprofit Connect is moving! We've been teasing our move for a long time now, and are finally thrilled to officially announce the location of our new office building.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Cultivate Your Staff In These Dog Days Of Summer

One of the best things a manager can do is develop and nurture your staff. Even though onboarding is over, your team deserves to have continual care.

Emily Hane, Director of Learning

Monday, August 1, 2022
Why Community Engagement Matters

In the various seats I’ve occupied - Development Director, Board Member, Pastor, Consultant, and others - the one word that inevitably surfaces in conversations, at some point, was “community”...

Guest Post: Charles Weathers, Founder of The Weathers Group

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Volunteer Engagement Solutions From Your Peers

One of the perks of attending a Nonprofit Connect institute is building an incredible peer network to help you brainstorm solutions to your toughest challenges. Recently, the Volunteer Managers Institute Alumn’s met for a roundtable discussion that was full of incredible advice.

Emily Hane | Director of Learning

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