Reflections on the Killing of George Floyd

Photo by Munshots via Unsplash By Dr. Sandra Harris Howard, Senior Consultant for Joining Vision and Action I’m sad. I’m angry. I’m frustrated. I’m grieving. I’m numb. These feelings are ones that are often experienced by my family, my friends and me. Emotions have recently escalated after hearing of and viewing the murder of George [...]

How COVID-19 Sharpens our Focus on Equity

By The Joining Vision and Action Team JVA’s team has been reflecting lately on the most critical aspects of our work, and on what we believe sets us apart. Last week, we talked about what innovation means to us in this challenging time. This week, team members share what equity means to them and [...]

What Does Innovation Mean in the Time of COVID-19?

By The Joining Vision and Action Team Times of change can lead people to reflect on what is important and meaningful, and the JVA team is no exception. We have been considering what is most critical to our work, as well as what sets us apart. Three attributes stand out: innovation, equity and legacy. These aspects show up in [...]

2020-05-26T21:29:16-06:00May 20th, 2020|2020, Blog|0 Comments

5 Colorado Nonprofits Share Innovative Ways They are Pivoting

Above: In response to the pandemic, on Wednesdays, Re:Vision partners with Kaizen Food Rescue and Lifespan Local to bring a no-cost grocery program to Westwood families. (Photo courtesy of Re:Vision) By The JVA Resource Development Team Amid the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, JVA has been supporting nonprofits as they pivot in thoughtful, creative ways [...]

2020-05-05T11:32:39-06:00May 5th, 2020|2020, Blog, Changemakers, Grantwriting|0 Comments

What’s in the Latest Round of Federal Stimulus Funding?

Photo by Jon Tyson, via Unsplash By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action On April 23, the House passed a $484 billion coronavirus aid package that is widely expected to be signed by the president (H.R. 266, The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act). So, how can it [...]

2020-05-12T09:49:42-06:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments

CARES Act Loans, Credits and Other Support for Nonprofits

Photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action For an overview of additional CARES Act support by category (health care, education, youth, low-income individuals and families, etc.), please see my accompanying blog, What’s in This Massive $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Legislation? The CARES Act includes $377 [...]

2020-05-12T09:49:52-06:00March 31st, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments

What’s in This Massive $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Legislation?

Photo by Matthew Waring via Unsplash Find Support for Health Care Providers, Education, the Arts and More  By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), signed into law March 27, has many implications for Americans, nonprofits and small businesses.  It includes [...]

2020-05-12T09:49:48-06:00March 31st, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments

These Funders Have Money for Nonprofits Affected by Coronavirus

By the Joining Vision and Action team Last updated 1:45 p.m. May 28. Funders' efforts to support nonprofits amid the COVID-19 outbreak have continued to grow, and JVA is committed to keeping changemakers up to date on the opportunities that exist. Many foundations have announced the allocation of funding; not all have released specific information [...]

2020-05-28T14:03:20-06:00March 17th, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments

Tech Tools and Tips for Working Remotely

By the Joining Vision and Action Team JVA is very comfortable with the use of technology for communication, and we frequently communicate within our team and with clients and their stakeholders via technology. Most of our staff also works from home some or most of the time. Wondering why we're talking about this? Read our [...]

2020-05-12T09:50:26-06:00March 10th, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments

How Can Nonprofits Prepare for COVID-19?

Three Ways to be Proactive By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action As much as we all might hope the new coronavirus will somehow just go away—or entirely spare us and our friends, our families, and the organizations we have poured countless hours and love into creating and maintaining—we cannot assume [...]

2020-05-12T09:50:56-06:00March 10th, 2020|2020, Blog, COVID-19|0 Comments