Public Awareness

  As our communities continue to meet benchmarks required for reopening, such as declining COVID-19-related hospitalization rates and a decrease in COVID-19 deaths, Maryland State is following the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery plan. Local jurisdictions are empowered to make decisions regarding the pace of their reopenings. As of today, June 22, 2020, all of […]

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  We Call on Maryland’s Leaders to Take Action Addressing Racial Injustice Maryland Nonprofits is committed to promoting racial and social justice among the nonprofit community and in all public policies. We are outraged over recent – and chronic – police killings, and add our voice to the public outcry motivating massive demonstrations across the […]

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  We all want our economy to open to its full capacity and to have our communities be healthy and prosperous now and in the future.  Safely reopening is dependent upon all of us working together to achieve the public health measures that will enable our society to interact safely with one another and prevent […]

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In this market, the use of social media to further yourself and your group is almost a necessity. How you use social media – whether as an extension of your website, with general news and announcements, or as a personal face for your work – is ultimately up to your organization; but, remember – using social media can change how the public interacts with you.

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Curating an Annual Report

February 13, 2020

When I started with the Standards for Excellence in April 2019, one of my first tasks was to draft the 2018 Annual Report. After reading a few great annual reports for other organizations, I was overwhelmed – what should ours look like? What needs to be included?

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  Maryland Nonprofits will be hosting two important discussion sessions on possible state grant reforms in the next few weeks.  Legislation will be proposed in the 2020 Legislative Session to begin a streamlining and standardization of state grants procedures across a number of human service agencies. The proposal is still being finalized, and we need […]

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