These sessions will cover the guidelines and process of the City of San Antonio's COVID19 Recovery Grant Program. The session is hosted by LiftFund the administrator of the fund. The fund is for small businesses and nonprofits and is open from July 13, 10 a.m. to July 27, 5 p.m. Register for the Grant Program Overview Here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/2133916082727209228 Dates for Webinar: Monday, July 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Written by Beth Graham on Feb 11 2019 - 12:52pm
During our most recent NewsMatch fundraiser, individual donors gave NOWCastSA $13,681 that's eligible for matching funds - so your generosity will be doubled to a total gift of $27,362! But even more than that, we had wonderful support throughout 2018. As Valentine's Day approaches we want to assure you that we feel the love and return it most sincerely! Thank you for helping to further our mission to promote and facilitate an inclusive civic conversation through empowering the community.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27 2018 - 2:43pm
Nearly 50 residents gathered to remove and replace the Government Hill Alliance Board of Directors in a meeting at St. Patrick's Catholic Church that was carefully scripted and orderly. Organizers said they were motivated by concern over development in the historic neighborhood and a lack of transparency by the previous board. Watch full video of the meeting here, and scroll down to read more about the meeting.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 21 2017 - 7:01pm
NOWCastSA is being hailed as a national model by the respected journalism organization, Poynter, and NOWCastSA’s partnership with San Antonio Public Library was cited as a “Best Idea of the Day” by the Aspen Institute.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31 2017 - 1:18pm
NOWCastSA's video from the April 3 forum on Nonprofit Impact has gone viral after several media outlets focused attention on Mayor Ivy Taylor's response to a question about the systemic cause of generational poverty. Scroll down for a link that goes directly to video of her full response. Here are links to the other news organization's articles that credited and linked to NOWCastSA video:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 26 2017 - 3:30pm
Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice is marking its 30th anniversary throughout 2017. But for individuals who have long been associated with the nonprofit, such as director Graciela Sanchez, Esperanza is not standing idly by, celebrating with a few special events. Sanchez. other staff members, volunteers and supporters of the Esperanza have plenty to do, addressing a variety of local and global issues, like they always have.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 9 2016 - 10:28am
Replay the video of a meeting between San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and members of the Nonprofit Council on Nov. 29 to discuss nonprofit community needs and how her office can work more effectively with nonprofits. “We could work more closely,” Taylor told the nonprofit leaders gathered at the Whitley Theological Center. In addition, she said, “The city could do a better job distinguishing between outputs and outcomes,” she said. “The work you all are about is outcomes.”
Written by Amanda Evrard on Nov 23 2016 - 2:17pm
We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 of fees on all donations.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 27 2016 - 9:51pm
Replay the webcast of The Nonprofit Council's Issues in Focus: The Shift in Focus to Outcomes and Performance Measures on Oct. 28, 2016.
Written by Elizabeth Rodriguez on Oct 20 2016 - 6:56pm
The college experience is usually remembered as a coming of age period, where students have some of the best moments of their lives. However, when some people remember their college experiences, it is very unpleasant. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center reports that for every 1,000 women attending a college or a university, there will be 35 incidents of rape every academic year, with 35 percent of attempted rapes happening while on a date. This does not include rapes and sexual assaults that go unreported to law enforcement.