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Project News | March 6, 2020

The FruitGuys Community Fund announces 2020 Grant Cycle Finalists

The community fund has selected 26 semifinalists from 258 letters of intent from small farmers who applied to become a 2020 grantee. They judge applicants based on specific criteria “including project feasibility, proposed objective(s), and regional impact.”

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In case you missed it: Meet Community Initiatives’ three newest board members

Dee Dee Mendoza, Abbas Moloo and Barbara Rhomberg join our board of directors. From Former Board Member, Evan Boido: “My hope is that Community Initiatives and fiscal sponsorship will transform the nonprofit sector to enable nonprofit organizations to focus on what they do best and be better able to achieve their goals.”

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Genesis Healing opens applications for their 6-month apprenticeship

The annual, 6-month “Unfolding Alchemy Apprenticeship” is “for people of color who are interested in developing their own unique set of practices, tools and wisdom for inner healing and regeneration.” Applications are due March 12.

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Kern Sol News new hire will amp up its 2020 Census coverage

“Columnist Matt Munoz has accepted the role of the Census Project Coordinator and Reporter. Munoz will be leading a team of youth in creating 2020 Census content, such as social media campaigns, events and presentations. Munoz will also act as Kern Sol News’ trusted messenger when it comes to reporting on the 2020 Census.“

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San Francisco City is offering training on Public Charge Rule for community service providers working with immigrant communities

Join SF City for an informative training for San Francisco City employees and community service providers on the recent public charge rule changes for low-income immigrant residents. This free training is on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Koret Auditorium in the San Francisco Public Library’s Main Branch from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

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Articles Worth Reading

Groundwork Ohio: Early Childhood Education in the News – a Roundup of News Articles

New Venture Fund: An Economy for All: How Philanthropy Can Unlock Capital for Women Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs of Color through Inclusive Investing [Page 13 has a section on Fiscal Sponsorship]

Axios: How to Make Cities Work for Kids