11 Dec, 2020

Match Day 2020 Conclusion

Thank you to all who contributed to Match Day 2020!  This year brought many challenges, as participating organizations lost revenue due to temporary closures and canceled fundraisers.  However, this community has rallied.  More than $467,000 was raised to benefit 18 participating organizations.  The amount exceeded the 2019 total by $90,000.00. Much gratitude for our sponsor Dave Ross,

2 Apr, 2020

The CARES Act and other information that can help your nonprofit

As COVID-19 upends every aspect of our life, the service of nonprofits has never been needed more.  The passing of the CARES Act has given your nonprofit opportunities to sustain your mission during these unprecedented times. CARES Act – Loan Opportunities Paycheck Protection Program This program provides nonprofits with funds to pay up to eight

13 Dec, 2019

Match Day 2019 Conclusion

We are pleased to announce that Match Day 2019 was a success because of You!  All 16 organization met their match and are ready to do some good with the proceeds.  Below is the list of the final totals for all 16 organizations.   GRAND TOTAL - $377,791.12 Alpha Community Center - $41,051.79 Big Brothers Big

18 Oct, 2019

New-Skills Scholarship Program

New-Skills Scholarship Program We are expanding our current scholarship program to tailor to individuals pursuing the “other four-year degree.” Not every student that advances into higher education signs up for a four-year curriculum.  Some high school graduates and post-graduates seek job training that lasts a year or two and then places them into the workforce. 

5 Aug, 2019

What is a Donor Advised Fund?

What is a Donor Advised Fund? A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a charitable fund that allows you to optimize your giving.  This type of fund lets you make a charitable gift, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants over time.  The Community Foundation of Shelby County has been administering these types