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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Project News | December 2, 2021

December 2, 2021
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Kern Sol News Kern Sol News, a youth-led media outlet that primarily focuses on health disparities in underserved communities across Kern County, is posting new stories online nearly every day. Some recently published reports discuss vaccine equity, redistricting, and water quality in Kern County. Be sure to keep checking back for the latest news! San […]

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Project News | November 18, 2021

November 18, 2021
Project News | November 18, 2021

The Fund for People in Parks In its most recent Trailblazer newsletter, The Fund for People in Parks announced several new projects in California and beyond. Included in these projects is the production of ten short films providing first-person accounts from people of diverse backgrounds involved in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ history. Another […]

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Project News | November 4, 2021

November 4, 2021
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Latino Outdoors Latino Outdoors (LO) began as a blog authored by its founder, Jose Gonzales. Today, LO continues using its Yo Cuento (meaning “I count”, “I matter”, and “I tell a story”) blog to encourage the diverse community of outdoor enthusiasts to enrich and expand the narrative of outdoor engagement, conservation, and environmental education. The […]

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Mission Moments | BACHAC, Pre-Health Dreamers, Radical Monarchs

November 4, 2021
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Mission Moments are a showcase of projects for the benefit of the Community Initiatives board members, presented quarterly, the day before the quarterly board meeting. Community Initiatives hosted our quarterly Mission Moments on Thursday, October 28, featuring three of our fiscally sponsored projects (FSPs): Bay Area Health Advisory Council (BACHAC), Pre-Health Dreamers, and Radical Monarchs. […]

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From the CEO: Our 25th Anniversary

October 25, 2021
Ruth Williams CEO and President of Community Initiatives

I’m happy to announce that this year marks Community Initiatives’ twenty-fifth year In Service to Great Ideas generated by and for the nonprofit sector. We thank you for being a part of our success and recognize that we wouldn’t be able to accomplish this without you. Watch Ruth’s Official Announcement Here.   Community Initiatives began as […]

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How does fiscal sponsorship work?

October 20, 2021
Community Initiatives Fiscal Sponsorship Video

We’ve made a short video to provide some of the broad strokes of Fiscal Sponsorship. You may also visit our page, What is Fiscal Sponsorship to learn more.

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