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National Institute of Justice...Funding Updates

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 10, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Deadline Extension: Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) Funding Opportunity

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce a deadline extension to apply for funding under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP).

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit, National Institute of Justice (NIJ), substance abuse

Office of Justice Programs...Funding News

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 1, 2021 8:53:56 AM

The Office of Justice Programs annouced the following Funding News on May 28, 2021. 

New Opportunities

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies | BJA
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

Child-friendly Family Visiting Spaces in Jails and Prisons Program | BJA
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services | OVC
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, grants, nonprofit, OJP, Office Of Justice, OJP Funding, OJP News

Nonprofits Going the Extra Mile To Help Defeat Covid-19

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM

Sometimes this blog can do nothing more than report the devotion to service demonstrated by social service agencies and nonprofits across the country. Four nonprofits reached far outside their comfort zone to help mitigate the devastating effects of COVID-19. Here are their stories.        

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Topics: Nonprofit General, grants, nonprofit, kindness, Covid-19, Pandemic, Feeding America, Save The Children, Doctors Without Borders, USA, The Rockefeller Foundation

Crisis Management For Nonprofits

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM

 

As the corona virus pandemic descended over the world, everything changed for nonprofits. Suddenly many of the smaller organizations are fighting for survival. We contacted a retired professor from the Harvard Business School who has spent a lifetime researching nonprofit management to ask for his suggestions on nonprofit crisis management.

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Topics: nonprofit mission, nonprofit sustainability, nonprofit funding, nonprofit, Covid-19

Incarceration America: Coming to our Senses

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 14, 2019 6:26:00 AM

The Headline

After years of writing about the mass incarceration of Americans, it gives us great pleasure to share this headline with everyone in the social services community.

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Topics: Juvenile Justice, Government, nonprofit, Mass incarceration in America,, social justice, Overpopulation, prison reform, Incarceration America

Shout Out to Community Development Corporations

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 2, 2019 9:25:22 PM

Where have all the CDCs gone? For decades, Community Development Corporations tackled some of America’s most challenging problems: neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, community economic development, workforce development and job creation, financial empowerment and food access.

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Topics: Government, nonprofit funding, nonprofit, social workers, civic leaders, federal funding, social justice, Community Development Corporations

Nonprofit Profile:  The Big Picture

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 23, 2019 11:23:31 AM

The nonprofit universe is vast and varied. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the U.S. This number includes public charities, private foundations and a wide array of other nonprofit organizations like civic leagues, fraternal organizations and even local chambers of commerce. Because we work every day with a variety of nonprofits all across the country, it is important for us at Global Vision Technologies to have a clear picture of the nonprofit universe in order to gain insight into the challenges nonprofits face. Here is the nonprofit big picture.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission, nonprofit, nonprofit profile

Tidal Wave:  the Aging Baby Boomer Healthcare Crisis Revisited

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 21, 2019 4:46:09 PM

In our 2015 report, The Aging Tidal Wave, we dealt with the healthcare crisis that was about to overwhelm the long-term care industry. The aging baby-boomer population was growing rapidly while the number of caregivers was actually declining.

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Topics: nonprofit funding, nonprofit, healthcare, cost of healthcare, healthcare issues, baby boomer healthcare crisis

Can You Name the World's Top Ten Nonprofits?

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 12, 2019 8:35:00 AM

My research analyst asked me a simple question the other day that led to some amazing revelations about the nonprofit world, “What is the largest nonprofit in the world?” 

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission, nonprofit

A Troubling Trend: Nonprofit vs. For-Profit

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 2, 2019 7:25:00 AM

Increasingly, nonprofits face growing competition from their for-profit counterparts. These for-profit companies can often deliver services at a lower cost or offer higher financial returns to cities, thanks to their capacity and ability to raise investment capital as business entities. This leaves the non-profit social infrastructure in communities at a competitive disadvantage and requires a more thoughtful approach to determining the value of contract bids beyond simply financial criteria.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission, nonprofit sustainability, nonprofit funding, nonprofit, nonprofit vs. for-profit

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