Project News | March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021
Project News | March 11, 2021

Latino Outdoors: Participate in Latino Advocacy Week The first ever Latino Advocacy Week is being presented by the Hispanic Access Foundation from March 14-20. Through a variety of workshops, Latino Advocacy Week will support Latino communities, organizations, families, and individuals becoming advocates for themselves and in their own communities around the issues that impact their daily lives. […]

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Project News | February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021
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The Black Genius Foundation: Website Launch The Black Genius Foundation’s website went live this month! The Black Genius Foundation celebrates and invests in the intellectual and creative genius of Black artists, arts professionals, and arts organization that have committed themselves to creating and supporting work dedicated to and rooted in the African Diaspora. The Black […]

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Project News | February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021
Project News | February 10, 2021

Radical Monarchs: Looking for Radical Troop Leaders Radical Monarchs is looking for individuals interested in starting troops in their communities with the goal of creating opportunities for youth of color (ages 8-11) to form sisterhood, celebrate their cultures, and contribute to their communities. Queer BIPOC folks are highly encouraged to apply. The organization is looking […]

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Annual Survey: A Close Look at Community Initiatives in 2020

January 21, 2021
2020 Annual Survey

In 2020, Community Initiatives once again contracted with valued partner Research Evaluation Consulting (REC) for our annual Project Impact and Customer Satisfaction Survey. Thanks to the participation of 94% of our Project Partners, we were able to take a truly meaningful look at our Projects’ activities and experiences. We also took the time this year […]

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Project News | January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021 Project News

U.S. Digital Response: Helping Deliver Vaccine Rollout Information Recognizing the immense challenge for public health agencies across the country to provide timely information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations to the public, U.S. Digital Response has created a free, easy-to-deploy website template to meet this need. This communication platform can be set up in a few hours and […]

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Project News | December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020
December 22, 2020 Project News Blog

MENTOR California: National Mentoring Summit 2021 MENTOR is hosting its 11th annual National Mentoring Summit virtually on January 27-29, 2021. This year’s summit will focus on Rising to the Moment while bringing together practitioners, researchers, investors, and more to advance a collective mentoring agenda and support positive youth development through mentoring. Learn more about our […]

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Project News | December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020
Project News | December 9, 2020

The Fund for People in Parks: New Projects for 2021 The Fund for People in Parks has selected several new projects to fund in the coming year. The projects include a filmmaking project in Sequoia National Park, a theater-related project in Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, educational signage in Great Basin National Park, and more! […]

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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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