Supporting Non-Profits

| July 3, 2019

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Members of the KEXP staff talk about the benefits of working alongside Jacobson Jarvis & Co., an accounting firm dedicated to helping nonprofits achieve their missions.

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Make-A-Wish Georgia

Since 1995, Make-A-Wish Georgia has been granting the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience through hope, strength, and joy.In those 20 years, nearly 7,000 lives have been impacted by the Power of a Wish. Make-A-Wish Georgia is a movement, powered by you, to renew families and communities disrupted by serious childhood illness.

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Build Your Nonprofit with Funding in Mind

Article | March 4, 2020

Nonprofit Founders open a door to a foreign world when they follow their passion and dream into the nonprofit space. Often, Founders have experienced trauma in their life and didn’t have the help they needed when they were in the middle of their situation. They came through to the other side, but they have a nagging feeling in the very core of their being that they can be the solution that they needed for others. Founders find confusing language – ED, NPO, appeals, Donor-advised funds- and an even more confusing way of doing things. They just want to help people but instead, they feel they are drowning in to-dos and lack of funding. So, they plug along on the never-ending to-do list, never feeling like they are making progress and spending time on things that don’t move the nonprofit forward. They continue to cover expenses with their own money or organize another event because they don’t know any other way to get funds.

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COVID-19 Assistance for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

Article | March 26, 2020

Nonprofits and small businesses are especially vulnerable to the devastating effects of coronavirus (COVID-19), as many struggle to retain their workforce and maintain critical community services at this time. With our nonprofit and small business clients in mind, we are monitoring loan and grant programs that can help with disaster recovery. A number of programs listed below are specific to our New York City-based clients, however you can contact your local Cresa office for information on similar opportunities in your city or state.

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New Nonprofit Board Leadership: 3 Ways to Empower Your Board

Article | February 13, 2020

Nonprofit board leadership has always been a bit tricky for those in charge. Board chairs are, like the other members of the board, deeply invested in the success of the nonprofit itself. Further, they appreciate the connections being on a board affords. In addition, however, nonprofit board chairs and directors are also directly responsible for the cohesiveness, effectiveness, and, eventually, results of the decisions that are made. To this end, those that are the most impacted by these decisions should be on the lookout for new ways to empower boards to be effective and inventive. Nonprofits rely heavily on their boards for strategic decision making. Giving boards the right tools and resources to do so is half of the battle.

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10 Things Fundraisers Can Do From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Article | March 17, 2020

With the state of the world right now, your school or nonprofit has likely suspended travel. Your annual giving team may be putting off doing any outreach at the moment as well. With all of the information coming out about the novel coronavirus, people are either consumed with it or are avoiding all social media, email, etc. Many teams are realizing that an ask at this time could really be a waste of resources, and an emergency plea, unless truly needed, can be seen as opportunistic.

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Spotlight

Make-A-Wish Georgia

Since 1995, Make-A-Wish Georgia has been granting the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience through hope, strength, and joy.In those 20 years, nearly 7,000 lives have been impacted by the Power of a Wish. Make-A-Wish Georgia is a movement, powered by you, to renew families and communities disrupted by serious childhood illness.

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