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CNPE eNews: Advocacy: National Nonprofit Action Alert | Virtual fundraising webinar | Grant Opportunity (July 9, 2020)

Tell your federal representatives to ensure next COVID-19 legislation supports nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits and the Kentucky Nonprofit Network are urging all nonprofits to sign onto a letter by this Friday, July 10. The letter urges legislators to: (a) continue emergency funding programs (PPP, WORK NOW Act); (b) provide low-cost loans to mid-size and larger nonprofits shut out of the PPP and Main Street Lending Program; (c) strengthen charitable giving incentives; and (d) provide full unemployment benefit reimbursement (an issue we raised in last week’s eNews).

Take 2 minutes to sign your organization’s name electronically here. This is important.

How to stage an online fundraising event
You will definitely want to attend our webinar next Wednesday, July 15, from 9:00 to 10:15 AM, “Virtual Events – A Practical Look at the Why and How of Online Events,” led by international experts Simon Scriber and Nikki Bell. The fee is $25 for members and $50 for nonmembers; details and registration here.

Nonprofit marketing strategies for a more just and equitable recovery
At this webinar at 9 AM on Thursday, July 23, Deon Stokes will help you position your nonprofit to even greater good and impact as we start to rebound and recover from this pandemic, mounting recessionary worries, and racial injustice protests. She can help you craft a strong marketing plan using a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) lens. This webinar is free to members but $50 for nonmembers; details and registration here.

Connecting in an isolating world – managing, fundraising, and communicating virtually
Communicating virtually is a learnable skill – it even presents its own opportunities and benefits. In this webinar at 9 AM on Thursday, July 30, Beverly Bartlett, Senior Strategist at C2 Communications, will share valuable tips and techniques to help you get your point across, keep your audience’s attention, and elevate your virtual impact. This webinar is $25 for members and $50 for nonmembers; details and registration here.

(We don’t want cost to prevent members from attending our webinars. If it is, please ask for a scholarship.)

Grant Opportunity: TD Ready Challenge
TD Bank (which owns TD Ameritrade) wants to provide financial support to nonprofit organizations that have designed innovative, scalable, or replicable solutions to help address the pandemic-related issues faced by communities experiencing COVID-19 COVID-19 impacts disproportionately. Solutions must address at least one of these issues: Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities, or Better Health. Details on the TD Ready Challenge here.

Thanks for all you are doing to support the great work that nonprofits do.

My best,
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Ann L. Coffey, CEO

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