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    Cares Act Forgivable loans & independent schools

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous We are a small private independent school, our board is split whether we should apply for the loan because in the stimulus package there was money for private schools, though I haven't really ...

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    Hi friends!  Following a great Higher Ed roundtable this past week, we're hosting another six for different types of nonprofits to give people a chance to come together. These are all focused on planned & major giving.  The format is an interview with ...

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    Hi! We held a virtual Board of Trustees meeting via Zoom this past Thursday. In our Board Chair's opening, he stressed the importance of leadership by example, asked that the Board consider achieving 100% leadership giving earlier and thanked a current ...

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    We actually worked to get away from linking corporate sponsorship exclusively to events this past year with some success.  We have two sub groups of partnership opportunities in our promotional pieces.  Information is available on our website at  https://avowcares.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Key-Partner-Partner-Program-for-web-2019-2020.pdf ...

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    Board giving during pandemic

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Dear all,  do you have any suggestions as to how to engage board members beyond their annual dues at this time? A challenge, a matching gift, instead of a gala table give to the relief fund...anything ...

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    Just an FYI, while the process for applying for forgivable loans through the CARE Act has been messy, some loans are already being processed and funds should be released soon.  My colleague Jenny has made a dozen updates to  this guide on how to get ...

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