Project News | April 7, 2022

April 7, 2022
Community Initiatives Project News April 7, 2022

Breaking Barriers Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-winning actress, director, best-selling author, and CEO of MindUp, will give the keynote presentation on day one of the sixth Breaking Barriers symposium on Tuesday, April 19. Learn more here. Northern Sierra Partnership The United States Forest Service can only do so much to plant new trees to replace the […]

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COVID Conversation: Fiscal Sponsorship

April 1, 2022

On March 15, Community Initiatives (CI) Legal Director Brandy Shah and Senior Client Services Manager Audrey Roderick joined Angela Schreffler, COO, and Nicki Leszman (former Senior Client Services Manager at Community Initiatives), Senior Programming Manager, of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC) for a “COVID Conversation”, a series of Tuesday hour-long panel discussions hosted and […]

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Project News | March 24, 2022

March 24, 2022
Project News | March 24, 2022

Just Solutions Collective Fundamental inequities of the current energy landscape and how the nation could evolve its energy issues are examined in Just Solutions Collective’s recently released report: “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition: Challenges and just solutions from energy assistance practitioners and advocates from around the country.” Join them March 31, 2022, for […]

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Celebrating Board Member Abbas Moloo

March 11, 2022

We’re thrilled to present this wonderful video, “YOU CAN MAKE IT Help Aid Africa,” which thanks Community Initiatives Board Member Abbas Moloo for his hard work supporting humanitarian causes in East Africa. Abbas recently returned from Africa after visiting those served by Help Aid Africa, the nonprofit he founded. Please enjoy! Music by Dogo Flower. […]

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Project News | March 10, 2022

March 10, 2022
Project News March 10, 2022

Renaissance Journalism Renaissance Journalism has a new pilot project called LaunchPad, which provides an opportunity for emerging journalists with passion for making changes to journalism to make sure equity and social justice are considered in the reporting process. Two programs will run the first year, LaunchPad Fellowship for NextGen Journalists, and LaunchPad Career Development Grants […]

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Project News | February 24, 2022

February 24, 2022
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ComSciCon Our partner project, ComSciCon, will be hosting its tenth annual Flagship conference in August of 2022. The event, to be hosted in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is intended to help participants build communication skills that scientists and other technical professionals need to express ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public. Read more here. […]

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Project News | February 10, 2022

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022 Project News

The Council for Global Equality Our partner project, The Council for Global Equality, is one of several advocacy groups pushing for the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals who remain in Afghanistan. In particular, they are advocating for the Taliban to recognize the rights of everyone in the county, including those who identify as LGBTQ+. The Council […]

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Project News | January 27, 2022

January 27, 2022
Project News January 27, 2022

Salinas Community Science Workshop Our partner Salinas Community Science Workshop has been awarded a Chevron Aces for Access grant through the Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Aces for Access funds youth-serving nonprofits with a focus on access, bridging the digital divide, STEM education, and youth development. Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement (CSCCE) CSCCE’s “Scientific Community […]

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Snapshot of Our Community 2021

January 18, 2022
Community Initiatives 2021 Annual Survey Snapshot

Happy New Year! I hope that 2022 is treating you well so far. Below, please find the topline results from the 2021 annual Project Impact and Customer Satisfaction Survey. We thank those of  you for participating. Let us know if you have any questions or would like to discuss the survey results in more detail. […]

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Project News | January 6, 2022

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022 Project News

The Fund for People in Parks The Fund for People in Parks had a great year in 2021. Check out their video recap! Renaissance Journalism Last month, Renaissance Journalism introduced a pilot project called LaunchPad. The project is “designed to empower emerging journalists who are passionate about reimagining journalism through the lens of equity and social […]

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