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Monday, September 20, 2021
Making Kansas City and the Nation a Safer Place with Charlie's House

Did you know that unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children? We are Charlie’s House, a safety organization based out of Kansas City, and we aim to change that.

Guest post: Melissa Roach, Charlie’s House

Monday, September 6, 2021
First-Dollar Coverage and the Connection with Health Equity

Now is the time for employers to reconsider their approach to healthcare plan design to ensure it is both affordable and equitable to all employees. The ultimate objective is to achieve and sustain a healthy workforce, and one immediate way to accomplish this objective is to ensure employer health plans offer more affordable access to care than traditional plans.

Guest Post: Nonstop Wellness

Monday, August 30, 2021
Policy Update: Budget Resolution, Voting Rights, 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

Friday, August 20, 2021
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Vincent Nguyen

Each month, Nonprofit Connect sits down with a different nonprofit professional to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we sit down with Vincent Nguyen, Development Director of Cultivate KC.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager

Monday, August 9, 2021
Policy Update: Infrastructure Bill, Paid Sick and Family Leave Tax Credits, 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

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Je T'aime Taylor

Each month, Nonprofit Connect sits down with a different nonprofit professional to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we sit down with Je T'aime Taylor, Executive Director of Front Porch Alliance.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager

Monday, July 19, 2021
Researching and Developing a Compelling Statement of Need

You know what your organization or agency needs. You can talk about it with great knowledge when you have to do a council or board of directors’ presentation. However, when the time comes to write your application’s Statement of Need narrative, you start by writing what you feel and breathe daily. What’s wrong with this approach? Personal feelings do not belong in any part of a funding request! Knowledge and experience do.

Guest Post: Dr. Bev Browning

Monday, July 12, 2021
Policy Update: Supreme Court Ruling, Infrastructure Bill & 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, July 5, 2021
6 Communication Challenges for Nonprofits (and What to Do About Them)

At Fervor, we love working with our nonprofit partners and being a part of the good they’re doing in the world. But it also gives us a front-row seat to some of the unique challenges they face, particularly when it comes to marketing. Here are six of the biggest communication challenges nonprofits face, and our take on winning solutions for each.

Guest Post: Fervor Marketing

Monday, June 21, 2021
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Leslie Hernández

Each month, Nonprofit Connect sits down with a different nonprofit professional to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we sit down with Leslie Hernández, Bilingual Trip Coordinator for Unbound.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager