Dear Colleagues:

Here are some new resources to explore…

Research Reports/Other Learning Content

Turning Towards Our Professional Circle

There is no doubt that the current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way that many human service providers are approaching the work that they do with families. We are all experiencing, at varying degrees, a collective trauma. By leveraging our social networks, we can set up a circle of people to lean on to navigate unfamiliar terrain. Read more from The Prosperity Agenda.

How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19

Tim Delaney, president & CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, shares insights about how nonprofits might utilize the new federal legislation relating to coronavirus to advance their missions. This Nonprofit Quarterly article overviews opportunities related to emergency support, loans for nonprofits, options for small and large entities, benefits for donors, and more. Read here.


Webinars/Event Opportunities

2020 Collective Impact VIRTUAL Convening

May 6-8, 2020 | Register

The Collective Impact Forum is shifting their 2020 Collective Impact Convening to a virtual convening. Virtual convening sessions will be focused on topics such as community engagement, equity, mental models and narrative change, policy change, relationships and power dynamics, and use of data for continuous learning.


Funding/Collaboration Opportunities

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

The purpose of the Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is to increase the knowledge of agricultural science and improve the nutritional health of children. The program’s goal is to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between farms and school systems by bringing together stakeholders from distinct parts of the food system. Applications due June 4, 2020. Read more.