Resources for Nonprofit Directors

Blount County receives federal money for emergency food and shelter programs [Video]

The Department of Homeland Security awarded more than $35,000 to the county.

The Department of Homeland Security, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has allotted $35,502 to the county to be used to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

According to the United Way of Blount County non-profit organizations can apply for the money, however, these groups must follow certain criteria to be eligible.

The groups are required to be private, voluntary non-profits or units of government, be eligible to receive federal funding, have an accounting system, practice non-discrimination and have a history of running emergency food or shelter programs. 

Any private organization that applies has to have a voluntary board to qualify. 

Local nonprofits have until noon on June 3 to apply for some of the money and can contact Wendy Wand with questions and to receive an application at 

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Resources for Nonprofit Directors

Accounting Governance: Unlocking the Power of the Nonprofit Treasurer and Finance Committee [Video]

Original Broadcast Date: June 6, 2024Summary: Tune in for an insightful webinar as we dive into the important roles of the nonprofit treasurer and finance committee. Learn how they serve as the backbone of financial stewardship for your organization. This session offers practical guidance and expert advice on the responsibilities, challenges, and best practices associated with this critical position and how to unlock their collective financial leadership power for good.For further information about the webinar or to access the slide deck and resources, click here: