Insight / June 2016  

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Do More 24
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Getting Ready for Summer 
We know many of you will be busy with summer camps, community outreach, and programs while students are out of school. Whereas your regular schedule may change for the next couple of months, please take note that we do not have events or issues of INSIGHT planned for this summer. We will use this time to prepare for an enriching FY2017 by upgrading programs and benefits for our members.

Nonprofit Prince George's County 2016 
July and Aug ust: No activities scheduled at this time  
September: Begin Fall Season of training and workshops
October: Nonprofit Awareness Week 

Do More 24  |  June 2

Log on to DO MORE 24 anytime on Thursday, June 2 and make an online donation to help our county-based nonprofits.

Give where you live and make a difference in the lives of those in our community. Stretch your dollars and amplify your commitment by making a small donation to several organizations. Your support will go a long way and will be appreciated by many individuals in need. 

As of May 25th, we spotted nearly 50 Prince George's based-nonprofits  Do More 24 participants. (WOW! We only had 20 last year.) For a list of these organizations, visit our website.

Nonprofit Prince George's County is a community partner of Do More 24, which is organized by the United Way of the National Capital Area.

Nonprofit Fo rum  |  June 28 

Nonprofit professionals are encouraged to attend Congresswoman Donna Edwards' Seventh Annual Nonprofit Forum, Tuesday, June 28  ( 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) at Charles Flowers High School ( 10001 Ardwick Ardmore Road, Springdale, MD 20774).

Nonprofit Prince George's County Director Hillary Lindeman will facilitate a panel on "Developing and Building Relationships with Federal Agencies." 

View event details and RSVP by email.  
  Nonprofit Prince Georg e's County has dance fever
Nonprofit Prince George's County coordinates the Children's Mental Health Matters Initiative (CMHM) in partnership with the Prince George's County School Public Schools and over 25 nonprofits.   CMHM brings awareness to the importance of mental health wellness and resources available for support.  

As part of Children's Mental Health Matters Week's activities , Nonprofit PGC reached out to Joe's Movement Emporium to organize a Flash Mob, May 18, in Hyattsville, in support of CMHM and they were up for the challenge. 

Special thanks to Brooke Kidd, who is the Executive Director of Joe's Movement Emporium, for an incredible effort in choreographing the dance moves and bringing many youth to support the flash mob, and to  Jim Chandler, who is the Director of Community & Economic Development for the City of Hyattsville, for exceptional logistical support, including clearing the road for dancing!   

Take a look at the report from PGCTV and see how much fun we had dancing in the streets.
Yasmeine Ford won a statewide contest to design the annual campaign poster. She attends The Foundation Schools, a longtime member of Nonprofit Prince George's County.  
Children's Mental Health Matters Flash Mob
Children's Mental Health Matters Flash Mob

Nonprofit Notes

Next Level Grant Writing
Nonprofit Prince George's County selected six nonprofits to participate in an advanced grant writing training with nonprofit consultant Gable Barmer on May 18. The nonprofits were tasked with filling out a grant application and Barmer provided each organization with feedback and guidance on completing applications that yield the best results. Participants included Chillum Youth Project, Ivy Community Charities of Prince George's County, Youth Professional Development, Reid Community Development Corporation, Ryan O'Mance Memorial Scholarship Fund and EPIC.
End Time Harvest Ministries 20th Anniversary Gala
(L-R) Kidd, Rhim, Addison and Iliff
With the theme of "Keeping the Dream Alive," End Time Harvest Ministries (ETHM) artistically recognized its stakeholders, partners and program participants at a 20th anniversary red carpet celebration on May 25th at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. In addition to honoring 20 community leaders (Dream Keepers) and its 2016 graduates, ETHM was spotlighted for achieving the Standards for Excellence® accreditation. In the spirit of collaboration and community support, Rev. Gail Addison, ETHM's executive director, asked  Kim Rhim of The Training Source and  Brooke Kidd of Joe's Movement Emporium to stand with her as Heather Iliff of Maryland Nonprofits presented the certificate.

Since 2013, Nonprofit Prince George's County has been committed to increasing the capacity of county nonprofits by providing technical assistance to those applying for Standards for Excellence® (SFE) certification. ETHM is the ninth county nonprofit to receive full SFE accreditation.

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