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Florida Nonprofits’ October 2018 Wz New? newsletter.
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Free Access and New Tools in Finding Funders

The Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is the go-to resource for finding foundation funding. They are now offering instant free access to the FDO Quick Start, plus have added an exciting new tool for finding foundations.

"First Nonprofits Unemployment"

Florida Nonprofits’s Members Have Saved Over $2 Million in Unemployment Costs

While you probably put a lot of energy into finding new ways to raise money, you may be overlooking out-of-the-box options for saving money. One such option, available only to nonprofits, government and tribal entities, is to leave your state unemployment system and enroll into one of First Nonprofit’s unemployment programs. Doing so could save you thousands of dollars a year.

Your information is under attack! Learn how to protect your nonprofit’s electronic information in the webinar October 23 at 1 pm

Meet & Greet Nonprofit Networking Event

Florida Nonprofits cordially invites you to a
Meet & Greet Networking Event at Himmarshee Public House
201 SW 2nd St, Ft Lauderdale
Thursday, October 25, 2018   5:30pm – 7:30pm

Come meet others involved in your community and the nonprofit sector to share conversation, drinks, light bites, door prizes, raffle, and a free T-shirt .

Suns hine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Provides motivating and stimulating classes to assist the professional development of anyone involved in the nonprofit sector. Learn how you can take your nonprofit career to the next level with the Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

Protect Affordable Housing Funds

In the next election Broward County voters have a chance to create a trust that will protect funds allocated to affordable housing. Creating the trust will not entail any new taxes or funds of any kind, it will merely protect any future funds for affordable housing from being repurposed. Go to www.BrowardHousingTrust.com to learn more and don’t forget to vote YES!



Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

"Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management" The next Saturday class in the ongoing monthly series is October 20, 2018.

"Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management October 2018, Special Events and Civic Engagement" Click here for more information,
or click here to register for October or
click here to register for the intensive September 29-October 2.

 Click here for the complete CNM curriculum.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.



Networking Event at the Treasure Trove

The networking event at the Treasure Trove on September 19, 2018, was bittersweet as we bid good-bye to the iconic Fort Lauderdale beach bar after 23 years.

Marlene & Marina

Betty & Heidi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Florida Nonprofits’ September 2018 Wz New? newsletter.
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Award-winning Instructors Back by Popular Demand

Two of the most asked for instructors are back for the Sunshine Certificate course September 29-October 2 at the Ritz-Carlton Resort in Naples, Florida. Known for their award-winning backgrounds, they are practicing professionals with decades of experience with renowned clients. We are so excited to feature Maxine Kamin and Bob Kovacevich

Preferred Partners

Florida Nonprofits offers lots of resources and discounts through our Preferred Partners,  which are partnerships that save you money, for example our partnership with First Nonprofit Group for their Unemployment Savings Program, which has saved over $2 million for Florida Nonprofits’ Members (Unemployment). We are pleased to feature Doc Solutions, providing Document Management, Document Security, Workflows and Back Office Process Improvements, Compliance, and Software Integration at a discounted rate to Florida Nonprofits’ members; First Nonprofit Group for their Unemployment Savings Program, which has saved over $2 million for Florida Nonprofits’ Members; Lan Infotech wants to partner with nonprofit organizations just like yours, to deliver top-shelf IT solutions for your team; Neighbors 4 Neighbors invites charities to become a Neighbors 4 Neighbors Community Partner and USA Background Checks protects your organization by verifying the integrity behind each volunteer’s intent.

Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Become Inspired, Motivated, Accountable … and Certified. The Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management offered by the Florida Association of Nonprofits is coming to the Naples Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort September 29-October 2, 2018! This gives area nonprofits an opportunity to become certified in nonprofit management by the first organization in Florida to offer certification. Florida Nonprofits has a 20-plus-year history of superior ratings and is in the 99th percentile of recommendations from certificate graduates.



Florida Nonprofits’ August 2018 Wz New? newsletter.
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Every Year an Estimated $6-$10 Billion in Matching Funds Goes Unclaimed

Matching gifts allow your organization to get two donations for the work of acquiring one. Learn more about tapping into the $8 to $13 billion in matching gifts available.

Protecting Critical Business Data from Disaster

Good document management and back-up protocols are essential to ensure that no data is lost no matter what nature throws at your organization. Learn how to protect your organization and your data through the webinar August 29 at 1 pm.

Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Become Inspired, Motivated, Accountable … and Certified. The next four-day intensive Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management will be September 29 to October 2, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Florida, in conjunction with the Florida Association of Museums.



 


Networking Event at Thursday’s, Fort Lauderdale
July 26, 2018

"Monica Blackwood, Henderson Behavioral Health and Carolyn Ehrhardt, Florida Nonprofits' Volunteer"

Monica Blackwood, Henderson Behavioral Health and Carolyn Ehrhardt, Florida Nonprofits’ Volunteer

Florida Nonprofits enjoyed a great networking event at Thursday’s, the fabulous and beautiful French-American Brasserie on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale. Special thanks to Bernard, Michel and Marika for their fantastic hospitality, ensuring that we all had a great time. If you haven’t been to Thursday’s you are missing a very special place.

"Leslie Fried, National Council on Aging w/ Steve Spencer, Florida Nonprofits' Volunteer"

Leslie Fried, National Council on Aging w/ Steve Spencer, Florida Nonprofits’ Volunteer

 

 

 

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Florida Nonprofits’ July 2018 Wz New? newsletter.
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Protect Your Organization with Background Checks "July Newsletter'

The loss of trust due to the actions of a volunteer can be demoralizing for a nonprofit organization, causing a great loss of community support, a funding deficit or even a culpable negligence legal action for irresponsible selection of a volunteer. Verifying the integrity behind each volunteer’s intent is imperative to protect your organization. Today’s world requires background checks for volunteers.

Pink Wave Candidates’ Forum October

Congratulations Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management Grads

Meet & Greet Networking Event

You are cordially invited to a networking event  hosted by Florida Nonprofits at Thursdays on Las Olas on Thursday, July 26.

Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The next four-day intensive Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management will be September 29 to October 2, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Resort in Naples, Florida, in conjunction with the Florida Museum Association.



"June WzNew? Newsletter"

Florida Nonprofits’ June 2018 Wz New? newsletter.
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1. Get a Bite of Dining Dollars

Many restaurants provide fund-raising opportunities. Here are links and tips to eating your way to funds.

2. Meet & Greet Networking Event

You are cordially invited to a networking event sponsored by Wise Tax Pro Centers and hosted by Florida Nonprofits.

3. Background Checks

New preferred partner USABackground.com offers FCRA-compliant background checks at a great rate plus a discount for Florida Nonprofits’ Members. They provide a secure online platform with optional applicant self-screening. All aliases and former names searched.

4. Fundraising Tech Tips

Tech tips on selecting a fundraising platform. Get more tech tips in the Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management Managing Technology class June 23. This class will also be included in the four-day intensive course July 12-15 at the Marriott Resort Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach. Call 305.557.1764 for info.

5. Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management classes for June are Power Vision & Strategic Thinking and Managing Technology. Visions remain just a dream without a strategic plan. And keeping up with technology is vital, as the articles in this newsletter emphasize. These classes will also be included in the four-day intensive course July 12-15 at the Marriott Resort Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach. Call 305.557.1764 for info.



Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse

May 23, 2018

We had a great time at the networking event at Chima Steakhouse on May 23. Many thanks to manager Omar Arrieta for his hospitality. Click here to see more of us having a great time in the fantastic photos taken by Don Parchment.

"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Stanley Goodman and Margarethe Elisabeth

"Florda Nonprofits' Networking Event at Chima Steakhouse"

Margarethe, Alyce and Carolyn

 

 

 

 

 




Florida Nonprofits’ May 2018 Wz New? newsletter. "Florida Nonprofits' May 2018 Wz New? newsletter"
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1. Grants.gov Goes Mobile

Learn more about Grants.gov, the website that assists in finding government grants

2. Find Grants and Other Resources

The Members’ tab on the Florida Nonprofits’ website offers lots of great resources to our members including tips on social media, ethics, marketing, governance, and links to Community and private foundations, and other grant resources. There are grants listed for each month and categorized for easy access.

The Foundation Center Funding Information Network is also a great resource for finding grants, and Florida Nonprofits is a Funding Information Network Partner.

3. Hone Your Grantwriting Skills

Get great advice through the Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management classes May 19 or July 12-15 on applying for (and winning) the grants you locate.

4. Farewell to Richard Edsall, CPA, CFE, MBA   "Richard Edsall"

The nonprofit community lost a friend last month with the death of Richard Edsall, CPA.

5. Get Certified in Nonprofit Management

The Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management provides motivating and stimulating classes to assist the professional development of anyone involved in the nonprofit sector.  An intensive four-day session will be offered July 12-15, 2018 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort Fort Lauderdale. The monthly classes for May will cover Grantwriting and Evaluation and Accounting for Time and Money and will be May 19 from 9 am to 5 pm.



Grandissimo Arte Event

We had a great time at the “Interpressionism” exhibit by Florida Nonprofits’ member Master Painter Daniel Austin on May 11 at the Aftrican-American Research Library and Cultural Center.  Click here to see more.




From the April 2018 Florida Nonprofits’ Wz New? newsletter. 

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Let Donors Know Your Story

Google is offering a new site that enables people impacted by nonprofit programs to post images and comments about the nonprofit. Donors like knowing the information comes from the population served. Learn how to use the platform to find new donors, like Florida Nonprofits’ member Planet Startup did.

Get Certified in Nonprofit Management

The Sunshine Certificate in Nonprofit Management provides motivating and stimulating classes to assist the professional development of anyone involved in the nonprofit sector. The 11-class series is offered in two formats:

  • an accelerated, intensive four-day session
  • ongoing, (rolling) monthly classes that can be completed in five months

We are pleased to announce that the next intensive four-day session will be July 12-15, 2018 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in conjunction with the FSAE (Florida Society of Association Executives) 2018 Annual Conference.

 



Networking Event at Anthony’s Runway 84

April 18, 2018

Meatballs, martinis and networking with other nonprofit professionals; what could be better?  Click here to see more.



Networking Event at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge
February 28, 2018

"Modern Sixties Wine Lounge" We had a great time at the networking event at Modern Sixties Wine Lounge on February 28. Many thanks to Rebecca Brown for her hospitality, great wine and scrumptious nibbles. Click here to see us all having a great time in the fantastic photos taken by Don Parchment.



 From the March 2018 newsletter

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Partnership Opportunity

TaxLeaf, an accounting franchise with multiple Florida offices and more opening soon, is offering multiple opportunities to nonprofits to use Taxleaf’s events, physical locations, PR, social media and connection with their clients for the benefit of nonprofits.

Florida Nonprofits Sponsors the Nonprofit Category of the GFLCC Small Business Awards

Florida Nonprofits applauds and supports the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s recognition of nonprofits as an important sector of the small business community, by sponsoring the nonprofit category of the annual Small Business Awards.

New Ebook Explores the Metrics Needed by Nonprofits for Top Performance

The NonProfit Times has a new White Paper available free to nonprofits. The Ebook, called Metrics for Mission Impact, details how nonprofits can strengthen outcomes through quantitative measures. Click here to download.



From the January newsletter

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Making Florida Nonprofits Membership Easier to Budget

In the first update to Florida Nonprofits membership dues in 27 years, there are new options to make budgeting easier while getting discounts.

Finding the Right Bank for Your Nonprofit Is Now Tougher

Florida lost a greater percentage of banks during the recession than any other state, going from 308 to only 137 in the last ten years.

Florida Nonprofits is a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Partner

Florida Nonprofits is making our members’ search for funding easier.


 

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This video seeks to honor the U.S.Armed Forces veterans who were nominated by their peers and honored at the Salute to Veterans’ Gala, Hosted by the Florida Association of Nonprofits, on November 12, 2016.

 

 

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