MEMBER NEWSLETTER

December 2015
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New Benefit Announcement
Cyber Monitoring - At no additional charge!

We're pleased to announce that Cyber Monitoring is now available for no additional charge for participants in First Nonprofit's Unemployment Programs. This new program benefit is provided for our members and clients by AmTrust Solutions.

Why enroll in AmTrust Cyber Monitoring?
AmTrust Cyber Monitoring scans the Dark Web for the proprietary business data that you specify, such as company email addresses, bank accounts, routing numbers, and corporate credit card/debit card information. If we find your data is being traded on the Dark Web, we'll alert you and are available to assist you to resolve the situation.

Why is cyber monitoring important?
Identity theft is a threat to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Both are targeted by cyber criminals because they know smaller employers are less likely to have sophisticated cyber protection and safety protocols in place. We encourage you to take advantage of this new, optional service by enrolling today.
 
After securely enrolling, you will receive an email with your login information. Once you have logged in, you will be asked to list the email addresses, bank accounts, credit card numbers, etc., that you want monitored (up to 10 each). Only the accounts and numbers listed by you will be monitored.

Cyber Monitoring is an important first step to protect your organization from the potential ramifications of business identity theft. There's no extra charge for this benefit. It is optional and provided for you by First Nonprofit. So why wait? Sign up today.

NOTE: The Cyber Monitoring dashboard and terms of use may mention a 150 employee maximum for this service, however this is not a requirement for the Cyber Monitoring service. Please call AmTrust Solutions at 877-284-9025 if you have any questions regarding this new benefit.
Association Partnerships
Welcome to our THREE new partners!
First Nonprofit Group is proud to announce our new partnerships  with the Maryland Association of Community Services, Milwaukee Charter School Advocates, and Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.
 
The Maryland Association of Commun ity Services (MACS)  is dedica ted to strengthening other organizations to better support people with developmental disabilities and their families. For nearly 25 years, MACS has advocated on behalf of their member agencies during annual legislative sessions, played an active role in the development of policy at the state level, and kept its members up-to-date on the changing environment in which they operate. To learn more about the Maryland Association of Community Services, please visit their website: www.macsonline.org

The mission of Milwaukee Charter School Advocates is to provid e strategies and resources to expand and replicate high-pe rforming independent charter schools in Milwaukee a nd overcome or curtail obstacles inhibiting their grow th.  Advocates' members include schools, charter management organizations, charter school support organizations, individuals and sponsors/vendors. More than 15,000 students in Milwaukee and Racine are educated by the Advocates' members! To learn more about the Milwaukee Charter School Advocates, please visit their website: www.milwaukeecharteradvocates.org


Since 1981, the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits has provided training, consulting, advocacy, membership, networking and recognition for Oklahoma nonprofits. To date, the Center has over 480 members and continues to equip and strengthen Oklahoma's nonprofit sector. To learn more about the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, please visit their website: www.oklahomacenterfornonprofits.org  

We look forward to saving our newest partners and their members money on their State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) costs to free up funding to be used in other areas of operations!
First Nonprofit's Background Services
As low as $9.94!

Finding the right employee or volunteer greatly reduces potential employment liabilities and lowers your exposure to potential unemployment costs. That is why, through our partnership with Coeus Global, First Nonprofit Group is offering a new service to reduce costs of critical background screens!

Understanding options is simple and making enrollment choices is easy. Click here to view frequently used packages by various FNG members. Customized packages with additional background screens are also available, so you only pay to meet your organizational needs.  Best of all it's paperless, secure, easy to use and packages begin at $9.94!  To register for this service, click here

Once a free registration and enrollment choices are received, we email a secure username and password response that permits access to your specific background services dashboard on the Coeus Global website. Secure a ccess to the custom dashboard site directs applicants to enter all their own personal information. Reducing an HR team's valuable time, eliminating errors and preventing sensitive information from being compromised makes the effort of secure background checks vital to nonprofit organizations!  

For more information or questions, please contact First Nonprofit's Elizabeth Medina at  emedina@fristnonprofit.com.
Member Spotlight: Multi Community Diversified Services, Inc.
Supporting people with disabilities for over 40years
Multi Community Diversified Services (MCDS) enrolled with First Nonprofit in 2007.  During the first year, alone, they saved more than $20,000 over paying state unemployment taxes (SUTA).  Since then, they have successfully utilized two of First Nonprofit Group's specialized unemployment risk management solutions for additional savings.

Located in McPherson, Kansas, MCDS first began serving people with disabilities in 1972. Initially providing only a half day preschool program for six students, today MCDS provides a wide range of services, including residential services, case management, transportation, an intermediate care facility, and children services touching hundreds of families. MCDS host a number of annual  events such as their Poker Run and Teams for Dreams Softball Tournament that support their mission of promoting community inclusion and employment opportunities for people with disabilities. 

Through its McPherson Industries programs, MCDS also introduces persons with disabilities to rewarding, enriching and satisfying work experiences. This industrial facility with fork lift, loading docks and short term warehousing, provides a work force for all packaging, production and shipping needs. 

We look forward to continued success with MCDS! For more information about their services, visit their website: www.mcds-ks.org.
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Member Referral
State Deadline Quickly Approaching for Taxpayers

Do you know of any nonprofit or governmental entity currently paying state unemployment taxes (SUTA) that could benefit from our programs? Their state's deadlines are quickly approaching to opt-out of paying SUTA in 2016! 

Complete  this referral card  with their  contact information. When they enroll in one of our programs, your organization will receive a $300 donation towards your mission. 

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