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Friday, February 3, 2023
Policy Update: The Debt Limit, State of the States, and Opening Legislative Sessions

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, January 10, 2023
What's Trending As We Move Into 2023

Nonprofits have done an amazing job of rising to the occasion and reacting to serious circumstances. Now, as we enter into 2023, we can become more proactive and find our groove. Here are six trends to pay attention to as we enter 2023.

Luann Feehan, President & CEO

Monday, December 12, 2022
Reading Inspirational Stories to Empower (RISE)

A collaboration between Rosedale Development Association (RDA) and Front Porch Alliance (FPA) engages students and volunteers in more than 20 classrooms in discussions about and actions towards social change. “As our youth gain knowledge and confidence, they should have a platform to speak out about and act on the changes they want to see in our community.”

Guest Post: Front Porch Alliance & Rosedale Development Association

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Policy Update: Midterm Results, Lame Duck, and Earmarks

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, November 2, 2022
Policy Update: Midterms, Tax Adjustments, and the Census

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, October 25, 2022
Stronger Together: Health Care Systems Investing in Early Care Education

Grassroots health care service workers and professionals in clinics and neighborhoods across the country advocating for health equity have long known of the effects that community conditions have on the health and wellbeing of children and families. Many of these factors are known as social determinants of health, and CDFIs (Community Development Financial Institutions like us) have an opportunity to partner with health care systems to improve conditions and build stronger communities.

Guest Post: Ashanti Bryant, IFF Director of Early Childhood Services.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Let's Talk About It | Episode 4 - Setting Healthy Boundaries

Dr. Sansberry is back at it again with this month's episode of 'Let's Talk About It', focusing on setting healthy boundaries in your workplace. This can help you avoid burnout, and begin the process of improving your emotional & mental health. So, how do you go about setting healthy boundaries in your life? Let's talk about it.

Dr. Kevin Sansberry

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Policy Update: Spending, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Missouri Special Session, 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, 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