March IDEAS&INFO Luncheon
Meet the Funders - Corporate Funding Opportunities
Building relationships with funding institutions is one of the most critical development activities for nonprofit organizations. Our next IDEAS & INFO Luncheon will focus on corporate funding priorities and their grant application opportunities. This is a chance to meet the funders and learn about best practices regarding their grant application. We are thrilled to welcome three prominent corporate funders.

Date: Wednesday, March 11
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Nonprofit Prince George's County
Julie Wagner - CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield:
Tami Watkins, Pepco; and
Tracye Funn, Washington Gas

Special March Trainings
A Dialogue on the Meyer Foundation Funding Strategy
Nonprofit Prince George's County is pleased to host an information session with Julian Haynes, Maryland Director for Partnerships and Strategy with the Meyer Foundation. This is an informal dialogue on the Meyer Foundation's funding approach, systems change, and racial equity. 

Date: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Nonprofit Prince George's County, 10201 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Bowie, MD,
Presenter: Julian Haynes, Meyer Foundation

Do More 24 Training Session
Do More 24 is the DMV's largest 24-hour online fundraiser powered by United Way of the National Capital Area.

United Way of the National Capital Area is excited to announce their Annual Do More 24 - where they convene the region's nonprofit community to collectively focus on engaging donors, partners and volunteers in an effort to do more throughout the National Capital Area - all in 24 hours.

Please join us for this Do More 24 Nonprofit Training at Nonprofit Prince George's County, led by United Way Director of Partnership Engagement, Lavina Kim. She will review creating a successful Do More 24 to do more to engage your donors. 

This will be a chance for you to ask questions, network and learn more to make Do More 24 a success! 

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 9:30 - 12 noon
Location: Nonprofit Prince George's County
Presenter: Lavina Kim, United Way of National Capital Area

Reward an Outstanding Nonprofit Board
Applaud the hard work and outstanding efforts of an exemplary nonprofit Board of Directors. Boards of Directors play a critical role in the success of nonprofits, ensuring they are well led, well supported and responsive to the people and communities they serve. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement 's Board Leadership Award spotlights exceptional nonprofit Boards of Directors in the Washington area with community exposure, a $10,000 grant for their nonprofit, and training and development opportunities. Learn more.

Free Webinars Designed for Nonprofits
Wild Apricot lists free webinars by month on its blog. Check out the rest of February's here !

Apply for Greater Washington Community Foundation Spring 2020 Opportunities
Prince George's County nonprofits are eligible to apply for several Greater Washington Community Foundation grants that are now open. Check out the opportunities - such as the 2020 Fund for Children, Youth and Families and the David Bradt Nonprofit Education Fund - and learn more! Learn more and apply by 3/5.

Applications Accepted for Youth Through Feb. 28 for County's 2020 SYEP
Do you need free (no charge to you) summer help? Help to mentor County youth and get assistance for your organization. Applications are being accepted now for interested organizations - including nonprofits - and youth applicants but time is running out! Access more information online .

Interesting Reads
Prince George’s Sentinel Newspaper Closes After 88 Years , The Hyattsville Wire, Feb. 1, 2020.
How Can the Nonprofit Sector Better Engage With Volunteers? University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Jan. 30, 2020.
Photo of the Month
Local Leader Recognized as Influential Marylander
Congratulations to Walter Simmons from Employ Prince George's who recently was recognized as an Influential Marylander in Civic Leadership. Influential Marylanders are selected by The Daily Record ’s editors for their significant contributions to their respective fields and for their leadership in Maryland.
Photo courtesy: Employ PG Facebook
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Greater Washington Community Foundation Announces Local Grant Recipients
Congratulations to nonprofits serving Prince George's County that were awarded Greater Washington Community Foundation's Sharing 2019 grant, including:

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA/Prince George’s County)
  • End Time Harvest
  • Food & Friends
  • Latino Student Fund
  • Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services
  • Nick’s Place
  • Sasha Bruce Youthwork
  • Side by Side

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