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Industry Perspective: Nonprofit Overhead: The Legend and the Myth

For years, some funders and nonprofits have held to the belief that an organization with low overhead was an efficiently run, solid organization.

Howard County Rotary Clubs Support Summer Enrichment Program for Children

Back in 2001, the Sunrise Rotary Club in Ellicott City was searching for a cause that would truly make a difference. “We wanted to focus on children,” recalled Ron Carlson, the club’s president. The club decided to start providing scholarship money for children considered high-risk and low-income to attend summer camp.

Anne Arundel County’s Volunteer Center Connects Volunteers With Nonprofits

Did you know that Anne Arundel County has a volunteer center? The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center (AACVC) has been around since 2000, connecting almost 4,000 volunteers yearly with area nonprofits.

UCF House Will Accommodate Young Adult Cancer Patients and Their Families

Among an audience of more than 700 supporters, patients and corporate partners at the organization’s annual Blue Jeans & Bowties Ball, held on Jan. 30, the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF) announced the official launch of a $3 million capital campaign and the organization’s biggest project to date — building The UCF House.

Hungry Harvest Lands $100,000 on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

A Columbia-based produce business, Hungry Harvest, received $100,000 on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” a reality show in which “shark” tycoons invest in what they consider to be the most promising entrepreneurs.

Howard County Nonprofit Center Moves Closer to Reality

Three years from now, if a determined group of nonprofit leaders succeeds, a family struggling with domestic violence, mental health and financial issues will be able to get help with all three issues in a single visit to the new Howard County Nonprofit Center.

Q&A With Bridges to Housing Stability Executive Director Millicent Nwolisa

Millicent Nwolisa is executive director of Bridges to Housing Stability, a nonprofit with the mission of preventing homelessness by providing effective services and compelling advocacy that result in housing stability for Howard County households.

A-OK Mentors/Tutors Support Students’ Success

In his proclamation declaring January 2015 National Mentoring Month, President Barack Obama said, “In a nation of limitless possibility, every child deserves the chance to unlock his or her potential.

HCPD Recruit Class Partners With Autism Society

Howard County police recruits will be learning more about autism than ever before, with enhanced training from the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) and a new service project to engage with and fundraise for the organization.

In Brief

2016 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards Since 1975, the Association of Community Services of Howard County has been recognizing the work that volunteers and employees do...

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