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Millennial entrepreneurs tend to give and volunteer at higher levels than older entrepreneurs, a report from Fidelity Charitable finds. According to the report, Entrepreneurs as Philanthropists (18 pages, PDF), younger entrepreneurs tend to have a different approach to business and philanthropy than those in Generation X and boomers, with more than 80 percent of millennial business owners saying that giving is a very important activity in their lives, compared to 57 percent of Gen Xers and 48 percent of boomers. In addition, nearly half of millennial entrepreneurs say charitable giving is a "critical piece" of who they are....More »
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Free online toolkit for nonprofits
The nonprofit world is filled with great resources and many of them are free.
Check out the Hampton Roads Community Foundation staff's favorite resources. You will find information on
starting a nonprofit, creating an effective board, technology improvement, fundraising and marketing.
New studies shed light on how low-income children can beat the odds that are against them in school and beyond. Click on the the link above for article.
New National and Virginia Value of Volunteer Time Announced
The Independent Sector has released a new Value of Volunteer Time of $25.43 an hour nationally and $27.50 an hour in Virginia.This value is calculated each year to show the economic impact of volunteers on our economy. Just like a check or a pledge card, volunteers are a vital resource that help nonprofits deliver on their mission. Board members, committee members, and community volunteers contribute in unimaginable ways.
Nonprofit Finance Team Survival Guide is a field guide for navigating the complexity and demands of nonprofit financial management.
Tips for Stress-Free Volunteer Supervision will increase the likelihood that staff members view volunteers as a way to ease their workload, not add to it.
Raising Volunteers: Involving Children and Their Families
Faye C. Roberts examines the importance of involving children and teens in the volunteer experience and explores ways to introduce children and teens to volunteering. Because reaching children also means reaching their parents, it identifies frequently suggested approaches to family-oriented volunteering for different age groups. By examining what appeals to parents, you may be able to find ways your organization can reach families, involve youth, and help encourage the volunteers of tomorrow.
heck out the resource listing of upcoming training opportunities and organizations that provide ongoing training on various topics of interest to non-profits.
Caring for Yourself and Your Employees: A Great Business Plan
Celebration and Networking
Friday, August 16 - 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the mind, body, spirit transformation! We hope to hear from some of you as to how you have been able to incorporate what you have learned, challenges and triumphs in doing so, and overall celebration of YOU as we all get ready for a new year of helping others! Held in partnership with the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation. To Register, click here.
Line Up for 2019 Fall Academy Classes
Be sure to check out our upcoming classes this fall and register today! View all program descriptions here.
*Bundle BOTH of these HR classes for special rate of $95.00 here!
Looking for CFRE Points?
The Academy has you covered with
TWO classes coming up!...
Step UP YOUR Corporate Sponsorship (10/3/19) APPROVED 5 PTS
Financial Analysis of a Nonprofit (11/19/19)
APPROVED 5 PTS
HOT Summer 1/2 Day Classes
Don't miss these opportunities to brush up on those writing skills AND learn a new concept in the realm of diversity & inclusion!
Class: Sharpen Your Writing Skills
Date: Thursday, July 25
Instructor: Tom Geary
Location: 7000 College Drive, Suffolk, VA, Room 105
Core Area: FDC .3 CEU
Date: Tuesday, August 27
Instructor: Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities
Location: 7000 College Drive, Suffolk, VA, Room 105
Core Area: HR .3 CEU
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups: free 90 minute, peer–led sessions offer a safe, relaxed, and supportive environment where adults living with mental illness can share, listen and learn about the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness, 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., 84 East Peer Recovery Center, 7603 Hospital Drive, Gloucester ,VA
The Nonprofit Learning Lab approaches all our trainings with an understanding that nonprofit professionals have a base of knowledge and are seeking out additional information and guidance to more effectively operate in their roles. The cost is $90 for Network Peninsula members and $105 for non-members. The program schedule and registration is available at: https://www.nonprofitlearninglab.org/virginia
CHECK out The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence Spring 2019 course line up here! Registration is OPEN!
by MPNN CSB Prevention, Health and Wellness Division.
Earn a prestigious Nonprofit Executive Director certification
This information-packed training will help you thrive in your current role, will position you well for career progression, will instill confidence in your board and stakeholders, and will allow your organization to accomplish more.Nonprofit Executive Director Certification Program: Essential Training for an Essential Position
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID:The Youth Mental Health First Aid Training is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including ADHD), and eating disorders.
These trainings are open to the public. Materials will be provided. Bring a brown bag for a working lunch. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis.
YOUTH MHFA – July 31, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Bay Transit Meeting Room, 111 Commerce Parkway, Warsaw, $35.00 (includes materials)
ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.chvc.online
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, July 25, 2019
YOUTH MHFA – August 1, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Bay Transit Meeting Room, 5959 Fiddlers Green Rd., Gloucester, $35.00 (includes materials)
ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.chvc.online
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 26, 2019
CHILDREN FIRST: Children First is a 4-hour co-parenting education program designed to promote positive and healthy communication for families experiencing the challenges of transition through separation and/or divorce. The program assists parents in understanding the importance of an active, involved, and positive relationship with their children by minimizing parental conflict.
WHEN & WHERE:
Prevention Services Office, 3786 George Washington Mem. Hwy.; Wednesday, June 12, 2019—8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
COST: $50.00 per person. Payment must be received seven (7) days prior to the scheduled class. No exceptions.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration by phone is required. To register please call 804-642-5402.
THE NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAMS
ON GOING NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAM (Parents Only)
1. MPNNCSB Gloucester Counseling Center, 9228 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester, VA 23061.
Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
2. MPNN CSB Warsaw Counseling Center, 414 Main Street, Warsaw, Richmond County:
Mondays, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required
NOTE: The 15-week On-Going Nurturing Parenting Program takes place year round. Parents can enroll in the classes at any time.
MPNN CSB Prevention, Health & Wellness PO Box 452, Hayes, VA 23072
Words We Need To Stop Saying: Words and Phrases to Erase from the Lexicon of Volunteer Management [Points of View] - Rob Jackson and Erin R. Spink present their thoughts on the words and phrases that no longer serve the volunteer engagement profession – and, in fact, may actually hurt us. They review and present new ways to communicate about our field.
Page Middle School’s 2019-20 Robotics Team is looking for volunteers willing share their experience in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field, specifically in engineering, project planning for science notebook documentation and hands-on experience with robot design and building.
Additionally, financial support is needed to help with required equipment, competition fees and travel expenses. Donations and/or sponsors welcomed and greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in helping our young people is asked to contact Debra Falkenberg, Community Engagement Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-693-2540 (ext. 7).
Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast: to volunteer, reconnect, donate or join, visit www.gsccc.org or call 1-800-77SCOUT.
Employment Opportunities: Click on the seal below to go to the site
Show me the money! Information on grants and funding opportunities are provided below.
Grant Gopher Database Search Tip!
Are you looking for grants to support projects in the classroom? You'll find those types of grants in our "Education" category. This category is for all grants related to in-school K-12 and higher education programs.
• Select your state and county • Select the Education program area • Use the keyword classroom
These types of grants are usually offered via a bi-annual or annual grant cycle so you might not see something available for you now, but keep checking in. Pro users receive an email alert when new grants matching their saved searches are added or updated. Not only that, but they're often notified well in advance of the cycle being open (as soon as we have the dates confirmed), which really helps with the grant planning process. Happy searching! Go to: Grant Gopher
Scholarships for Youth - The Patient Advocate Foundation offers scholarships for youth (age 25 and under) suffering from a life threatening or chronic condition. Deadline to apply is in the fall. To learn more, click here.
Patagonia Accepting Applications for Grassroots Environmental Campaigns Grants of up to $12,000 will be awarded to grassroots organizations with provocative direct-action agendas aimed at preserving and protecting the environment....Deadline: Rolling
Dominion Energy will once again provide $1 million in environmental grants this year through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation. The competitive program is designed to support specific short-term projects by nonprofit organizations and schools working to improve the environment and provide environmental education experiences in communities served by Dominion Energy. Non-profit organizations are invited to apply for grants of up to $25,000 each for short-term projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment.
Wells Fargo Giving: Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations working to strengthen our communities. Each state served has its own criteria.
Grants.gov: This site provides a comprehensive list of government grants as well as an online application feature. Deadline: Open
Fundsnet Services: This site provides an online fundraising and grants directory, featuring 28 extensive categories.
Grant Gopher: Your underground connection to available grants for nonprofits!