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Coupling General Operating, Capacity Building Grants Drive Outcomes

Providing long-term general operating support along with capacity-building grants may be a “gold standard” funding practice that drives positive outcomes achieved at the community level, a report commissioned by the Citi Foundation and produced by Synergos finds. Drawn from secondary research and interviews with more than fifty funders and nonprofits, the report, Funding From a Place of Trust: Exploring the […]

Share Letter with Congress

This week, United Philanthropy Forum joined other national nonprofit and philanthropy organizations in signing on to two letters sent to Capitol Hill on behalf of nonprofits, relating to proposed COVID-19 and economic stimulus package legislation. On March 12, 2020, the Forum signed on to a letter to Congressional offices outlining why nonprofits must be included in COVID-19 […]

How Changes to the Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act (“the Act”) Effective July 1st, Apply to and Affect Mississippi Nonprofit Charities

Background: On June 3, 2019, Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman and Public Service Commission (PSC) Chair Brandon Presley emailed every registered charity in the state of Mississippi alerting them that changes to the Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act (the Act) might require Mississippi nonprofits whose staff members make telephone solicitations to potential donors in Mississippi to […]

Volunteer NEMS making service connections

If you’ve got the time, Volunteer Northeast Mississippi has the match. The organization, which operates under the United Way of Northeast Mississippi umbrella, provides an online home for area nonprofits and volunteers to find each other.