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A Coalition on a Mission to Eliminate Persistent Poverty in the U.S.

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $1.8 million to support housing initiatives led by six CDFIs in the country’s poorest communities.
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The ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 — and its disproportional impact on people of color — is being felt not just in big cities but also in rural areas of persistent poverty across the United States. Fortunately, a group of six Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, have come together to transform and lift up these persistently poor communities, aided by the financial support of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Join a Global Community of Virtual Volunteers on Taproot Plus

Learn how to partner up with social good causes at Taproot’s latest webinar
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Wednesday, September 30 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Make a difference by teaming up with social good causes…virtually! More people than ever are turning to NGOs and charities for support during this challenging time. By donating your professional skills, you can help these organizations build the capacity they need to do even more amazing work for communities around the globe.

Virtual Support From an Army of Skilled Volunteers

Taproot Foundation’s pro bono services available in the UK, EU, and India!
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Tuesday, September 29 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

If you work at a charity or NGO, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to a lack of budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot Plus volunteers donating their professional marketing, technology, strategy, HR, and finance skills for free, you can make those plans a reality. 

Bright Ideas: GoCreate Provides the Tools to Accelerate Members' Ideas

Koch’s investment in community makerspace helps people bring concepts to reality
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Stepping inside the 18,000-square-foot GoCreate makerspace on Wichita State University’s (WSU) campus, the cacophony from numerous machines printing, buzzing, welding and punching captures your attention. But to focus on them would be missing the true goal of GoCreate: helping its members bring ideas to life. 

Building Communities That Work: A Taproot Foundation Webinar

A Guide to Pro Bono for Workforce Development Nonprofits
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Thursday, September 24 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

Los Angeles Becomes the Largest “Fair Trade City” in North America

City Council Passed Resolution Promoting Fair Trade Availability, Growth and Education, Making it the 46th Fair Trade City in the Country
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA® is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles City Council has voted to become an official Fair Trade City, celebrate World Fair Trade Day every year on the second Saturday in May, and take the necessary steps to include Fair Trade principles in City purchasing.

Subaru of America Nurtures a Love for Science With Online Educational Resources

Automaker Continues Partnership with American Association for the Advancement of Science to Create Science-Based Activities for Families
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Camden, NJ, September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that in conjunction with longtime partner, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the automaker has supported the development of a library of educational science-focused activities and resources for families staying largely at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rock the Vote, Cox Announce Partnership

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Rock the Vote and Cox Enterprises are announcing a new partnership aimed at ensuring Cox employees and customers have the resources they need to register to vote, become engaged, and make sure their voices are heard in this fall’s presidential election.

Nonprofits in a COVID-19 World: Engaging Stakeholders in Times of Crisis

Jenny Perez from The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation shares how to engage donors in a time of crisis
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The ability to quickly adapt to change is a key aspect of running any successful organization. However, in times of crisis, that change can often come quicker than the organization and its stakeholders could imagine. Unfortunately, for nonprofit organizations and their beneficiaries, the COVID-19 global crisis has drastically changed the world. The need in our communities is greater. However, the opportunities for raising much needed funds have been hampered by social restrictions. So how does a nonprofit organization keep their donors engaged in times of crisis?

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