A bi-weekly newsletter for nonprofit staff of the Southern Tier & Finger Lakes
What's New at IHS?
Don't miscalculate or overlook key metrics for the budget of a grant application ever again.

During our next Resource Development meeting on Tuesday, July 13 at 2 p.m., which is open to all IHS members (or prospective members), Christine E.B. Howard - Founder and CEO of E.B. Howard Consulting and StartupFundHub.com - will present best practices for budgeting for a grant.

Please RSVP for the meeting to jordanj@ihsnet.org.
People in rural areas face major obstacles to health and the ability to seek treatment, access healthy food and social services help as many lack transportation options.

Our Coordinated Transpiration Services provides access, but we need volunteers like you to fulfill the need in our community. If you have extra time on your hands, give the gift of your time and you will be glad you did. Call
607-776-9467 ext. 222 to volunteer now.
We’re Proud to Be the Nonprofit That Helps Other Nonprofits
Our goal is to support member organizations through:

Capacity building, governance and operations support through consultation services.

Strategic collaboration and communication between member and
nonmember organizations.

Professional development and conferences aimed at sustainability.

Coordination of programs, services, and management support that enhance the capacity for our members.
Is your organization hiring?

Reach the largest network of people already interested and engaged in nonprofit and human services work by sending your posts to provider@ihsnet.org. It will appear on our website within 48-hours and in our bi-weekly newsletter reaching about 2,000 professionals in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions.

From Our Partners at NYCON
BoardStrong’s mission is to help nonprofit organizations achieve the highest standards of board leadership, governance and oversight by providing nonprofit board training, consultation and educational resources. They also have an online recruitment platform that helps organizations find talented board candidates from outside their networks.

BoardStrong is a subsidiary of the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON).
Member Spotlight
Cornell Cooperative Extension
of Steuben County
For more than 100 years, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County (CCE Steuben) has assembled expertise for the general public and provided them a "front door to Cornell University".

First focused on helping farmers realize successful and sustainable practices --- Today, they provide programming in four areas: Agriculture, Nutrition, Finance and leadership of 16 local 4-H clubs.

Member News and Events
If you have news, events or job posts that your organization would like to share with IHS members, please email content to provider@ihsnet.org for it to be included in the next edition.
This edition of Steuben Prevention Coalition’s In the Know Newsletter asks for your help with this year’s adult perception survey, announces retirements and promotions, includes an update on fentanyl by the Opioid Committee and details upcoming prevention events and efforts.
Steuben Council on Addictions thanks retiring prevention director Jim Bassage for his 17 years of service to the organization and its mission to encourage substance free living in Steuben County.
The Arc of Chemung-Schuyler is pleased to announce that it has awarded its Joanne S. Hayes Memorial Scholarship to Autumn Garrison, Odessa-Montour High School graduate, at her June 25th commencement ceremony.

CASA of the Southern Tier is working to bring you quarterly newsletters to let our supporters know what we've been up to throughout the year and how they can get involved.  Enjoy the Newsletters below and stay tuned for future publications!
Tickets for the film series are available on the ECCA website www.ECCANY.org for $10 for a box of up to four people and showings on July 9, 16, 23 and 30. Gates at Diven Elementary School Field open at 7 and movies begin at 8:30. Tickets available while space allows.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is taking you out on the farm for their July Speaker Series session. Their presentation, Fiber Farm Fundamentals: Alpacas 101: It’s easy to own these exotic creatures with long legs, big eyes, and fluffy fleeces will be held on July 22 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Autumn Mist Alpaca Farm, 11579 Wessie Road, Prattsburgh.

In its monthly impact report, ProAction of Steuben and Yates, Inc. showcases the many ways it drives solutions and responds to community needs that include employment training, and the supportive services that allow families to return to work.

Pathways, Inc., in partnership with T&R Towing and Service Centers, is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! fundraising event to benefit the Agency’s childcare programs, including the Erwin Child & Family Center. On Saturday, July 24.
The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge is finally here! This free nationwide program encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Kids earn incentives and special rewards along the way, while parents/caregivers build a closer bond with their child and learn helpful ideas.
It's a hot week out there. Be careful when hiking and adventuring: sunscreen and bug spray, drink water, keep an eye on the skies for rapidly changing weather, and watch where you put your feet to keep yourself safe while protecting our favorite threatened species, the timber rattlesnake.
Celebrate America this week at the Chemung County Historical Society. Open Monday through Saturday, the museum boasts new exhibits, new events for summertime and the ability to connect with the museum online through its blog and online member sign up.

Southern Tier Kids On Track has published a directory of summer opportunities to help families find activities for their children this summer. It contains registered child care programs for children under the age of 13, supervised and educational program serving Southern Tier Communities.

COVID-19 RESOURCES
All New York State Residents age 12 and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

NYCON has gathered local and national resources that your nonprofit may find helpful in light of the COVID-19/Coronovirus Pandemic. Linked are some important links to resources, guides, and policy updates to services and knowledge we think you'll find helpful.
The novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is creating an evolving situation with varied impacts around the world and across the states. The National Council of Nonprofits updates this page regularly with the latest information and resources that nonprofits can use to prepare and respond.

2-1-1 is the most comprehensive source of locally curated social services information available in our region.

If you're a human services professional who cannot address all of your client's needs, point them in the right direction by having them contact the 2-1-1 HELPLINE. Our community information referral specialists can connect them with assistance finding food, paying housing bills, or other essential services. get in touch with your local 2-1-1 HELPLINE to arrange specific partnerships by emailing 211helpline@ihsnet.org.

Nonprofit Resources & Sector News
Nonprofit leaders don’t have to settle for waste in their organizations. Here are eight wastes every nonprofit leader needs to be on the lookout for and how they can be avoided.

How can we keep things rolling when we aren’t in charge? There’s usually some opportunity to lead or ask good questions.

The Supreme Court of the United States sided with hundreds of nonprofits in arguments protecting the Schedule B donor information from public scrutiny, reversing lower court rulings that charities had to turn over donor identifications.

If you feel a career change is on the horizon but are unsure of how to get there, you are in good company.

Upcoming Training & Professional Development
Triumph Leadership Group is offering upcoming, socially distanced sessions on the topics of Stress-Free Leadership in Corning on July 12 and 14, 2021. Heal the Healer Sessions will be July 9.


Check out Chamber events that include business mixers, leadership workshops and seminars detailing capacity building tools.

CSS Workforce NY introduced its new free resource featuring 5,000 courses for residents of Steuben County. CSS Workforce NY also has resources for job training for new hires, skills gap assessment and training for employees with new responsibilities, retraining displaced workers and opportunities for veterans re-entering the workforce.

Click the link for a full list of offerings. webinars are FREE to NYCON members, who can also enjoy special discounts on our in-person trainings and seminars. All IHS members are also NYCON members.

Click the link for a full list of offerings.

Visit CCC's portal for workforce and professional development services and education for individuals and businesses.

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This Date In History

On July 8, 1947, Demolition work begins in New York City to make way for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations. The United Nations Foundation is a nonprofit working on climate, health, gender equality, human rights, data and technology, peace, and humanitarian response issues around the world.

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