Insight  November 2016

November IDEAS & INFO Luncheon
Your Board and Fundraising

                                        The board of directors plays a vital role in selecting fundraising strategies.
Kim Buckner Patton
Foundation Center Northeast

If your organization is using a limited number of fundraising channels, you're missing key opportunities to expand your audience, increase revenue and protect your organization's financial health.

Learn "53 Ways for Board Members to Raise $1,000" and more! Now's the time to encourage your board to consider a few new fundraising options such as:

                                           Join us for the November IDEAS & INFO Luncheon
where Kim Buckner Patton, Director of the Foundation Center Northeast, will give a presentation on utilizing your board to implement diverse fundraising strategies.  

Your Board and Fundraising
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
12 Noon - 2:00 pm
Vista Gardens Marketplace
10201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Highway
Second Floor - Community Room A
Bowie, MD 20720

Did You Know.... Overtime Rules Change December 1

Starting December 1, the Department of Labor's overtime rules will change, and all employees making less than $47,476 will be eligible for overtime (with a few exceptions that include doctors, lawyers and teachers).  Since many nonprofit employees work more than 40 hours per week, the new regulations could have a significant impact on your operations.  
What Employers Can Do Now to Prepare for December 1, 2016:
  1. Identify all impacted employees that fall wit h in the gap between the current and new threshold (current limit-$23,660/new limit $47,476).
  2. Make sure you know how many hours per week the impacted employees work.
  3. Determine how you will deal with currently exempt employees whose salaries are lower than the new threshold.
          -Raise salaries?
          -Pay overtime?
          -Limit employees' hours to 40/week?  
     4. Will you need to alter your staffing structure?
     5. Get updated on activities designated as "work time" such as calling, t exting or
         emailing after hours, and make sure you have record keeping requirements in place.

The DC Bar Association has a list of resources for nonprofits regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and coming overtime changes. 

Nonprofit Awareness Week 2016: A Smashing Success

October marked our Fifth Annual Nonprofit Awareness Week, where nonprofit professionals and our supporters came together to celebrate the excellence of the nonprofit sector. We extend our gratitude to everyone who attended our events and all who are INSPIRED, INVOLVED and INVESTED in our county's nonprofits.
Unconscious Bias  Training presented by Bart Bailey of Cook Ross Consulting 
Nonprofit professionals and county agency employees attended an eye-opening interactive workshop where they were challenged to explore internal patterns of unconscious bias.  


Nonprofit Networking Happy Hour
Nonprofit Prince George's County held a fun-filled happy hour with participation from nonprofit supporters, nonprofit leaders, county leaders and university partners.
IDEAS&INFO Luncheo n on Corporate Fundin g
Nonprofit professionals packed the house for a luncheon on corporate funding opportunities featuri ng Tracye Funn from Washington Gas and Tami Watkins from PEPCO.  
Nonprofit Showcase and Resource Fair at The Mall at Prince Georges  
Countywide nonprofits and organizations promoted their services, events and assistance programs to shoppers at The Mall at Prince George's.  
Nonprofit Notes

The Prince George's Community Foundation honors 21 nonprofits

The Prince George's Community Foundation held its annual Civic Leadership Awards Gala during Nonprofit Awareness Week. The Foundation recognized 21 nonprofit organizations, including Nonprofit Prince George's County, for their steadfast commitment to the county's nonprofit sector.

We salute the board members, leaders and staff of these excellent organizations:
  1. Nonprofit Prince George's County *
  2. 100 Black Men of Prince George's County
  3. Centro de Apoyo Familiar
  4. College Summit
  5. Community Support Systems
  6. Court Appointed Special Advocates *
  7. Daughter for the Day
  8. Eco-City Farms
  9. End Time Harvest Ministries *
  10. Family Crisis Center *
  11. First Generation College Bound
  12. GapBusters
  13. Hillside Work-Scholarship *
  14. Joe's Movement Emporium*
  15. Maryland Community Connection *
  16. Maryland Multicultural Youth Center
  17. Mentoring to Manhood *
  18. Nick's Place *
  19. Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center
  20. Urban Alliance 
  21. Year UP 
 * denotes Nonprofit Prince George's County member
Thank you for your membership

Hillary Lindeman
Nonprofit Prince George's County
Nonprofit Prince George's County is sponsored by

Nonprofit Prince George's County