Project News | The Carpentries, Groundwork Ohio, US Digital Response, Digging Deep, Board Member Highlight

November 17, 2020
Project News | The Carpentries, Groundwork Ohio, US Digital Response, Digging Deep, Board Member Highlight

The Carpentries is Fundraising Through the End of the Year The Carpentries is aiming to raise $30,000 in individual contributions by the end of 2020 in order to expand their work into new geographies and disciplines. The Carpentries managed to teach nearly 200 workshops in 2020 despite challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Donate here. […]

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Project News | US Digital Response, Pre-Health Dreamers, Attendance Works, Zoo Labs

November 4, 2020

U.S. Digital Response: Building Civic Technology Across the Country U.S. Digital Response continues to assist NYCx Innovation Fellows program, an initiative born out of the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, to build new tech. This program focused on minority-owned and women-owned businesses, optimizing NYC’s payment portals and a virtual programming and service finder […]

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Project News  | October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020
Project News  | October 15, 2020

Black Funders Network of the Bay Area Presents: Healing the Impact of Racial Injustice & Inequity Black Funders Network of the Bay Area is hosting a virtual event focused on individual and collective healing on October 26th led by author, professor, and activist Dr. Shawn Ginwright. Dr. Ginwright will be addressing the impacts of COVID-19 and […]

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From the CEO: Fiscal Sponsorship for Uncertain Times

September 22, 2020
From the CEO: Fiscal Sponsorship for Uncertain Times

Fiscal sponsorship helps projects continue to serve their missions through challenging global events. Imagine you had been able to predict the momentous and incredibly humbling events brought by 2020. What would you have done to ensure your community’s stability? How would you have shored up your project or readied your team for the impact of […]

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This Summer’s News-Making Fiscally Sponsored Projects

September 17, 2020
FruitGuys Chris on Good Morning America

From Covid-19 to journalism to political action, Community Initiatives’ fiscally sponsored project partners have been making the news this summer. Here is a select list of noteworthy news stories and events featuring our projects’ good works.  Hip-Hop Political Education Summit – 9/22/2020  Fiscally sponsored project partner Hip-Hop Political Education Summit encourages the civic participation of […]

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How Our Project Partners Continue to Support Communities With the Most Need

May 14, 2020
How Our Project Partners Continue to Support Communities With the Most Need

Community Initiatives’ fiscally sponsored project partners act in service to the most vulnerable and marginalized members of communities in the U.S. People around the world are curious about how to support communities with the most need. Our partner project leaders exemplify how nonprofits adapt during times of crises. They authentically fulfill the needs of their […]

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Community Initiatives’ Response to COVID-19

March 27, 2020
Community Initiatives' Response to COVID-19

Thinking of Life After COVID-19 for our Most Vulnerable Neighbors COVID-19 is a global public health crisis that asks all of us to make changes for the collective good. Community Initiatives is navigating this crisis with the help of other nonprofits, philanthropic and public entities. As a fiscal sponsor, we bring stability to more than […]

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Welcoming Familiar and New Faces to our 2020 Open House

March 12, 2020
Welcoming Familiar and New Faces to our 2020 Open House

This February, we held our second open house at our Oakland office. We were happy to welcome so many familiar faces, as well as new ones. We saw project directors exchanging business cards, met potential new project partners in person, and caught up with friends in and out of the nonprofit workforce. Our new, larger […]

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New Board Members Bring Fresh Perspective, Unique Experiences to Community Initiatives

February 20, 2020
New Board Members Bring Fresh Perspective, Unique Experiences to Community Initiatives

Meet the three new members of our board and join us as we thank two departing members for their service Community Initiatives is proud to welcome three new board members. These individuals reflect our diverse ecosystem and are both willing and able to tap into their wide range of work and life experiences to support […]

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Annual Survey: A close look at Community Initiatives in 2019

January 3, 2020
Annual Survey: A close look at Community Initiatives in 2019

In 2019, Community Initiatives continued our commitment to self-evaluation and again contracted with Research Evaluation Consulting (REC) for our annual Project Impact and Customer Satisfaction Survey. Thanks to the participation of 84% of project partners, we were able to take a comprehensive look at our collective activities and experiences.  We are thrilled to share highlights with […]

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