Connecting the Nonprofit Community

39th Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards
March 28, 2014
If you missed the event or want to relive it, click here to go to our Video Gallery or Photo Gallery.

Atholton High School Head Start student volunteers are one of seven 2014 award winners. 

2014 Audrey Robbins Humanitarian Awards

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Ken & Linda Solow
Turf Valley
Vision for a Nonprofit Center in Howard County
With the help of your creative insights, ACS began exploring the development of a nonprofit center in our county.
Over 70 community leaders participated in a Town Hall on January 15  Consultants from the Nonprofit Centers Network presented potential models along with the process for visioning and planning the creation of a center where services can be provided in a collaborative environment, and clients and organizations can reap the benefits of shared space.
Learn more about the impact of nonprofit centers.

Free Nonprofit Webinars

5 Mistakes That Are Increasing Your Nonprofit’s HR Costs - Free Nonprofit Webinar - Tuesday, July 15 11:00 a.m. 
In this short 30-minute Webinar, specifically designed for ACS Members, you’ll learn the secrets of other nonprofits who have utilized their 501(c)(3) status to reduce their human resource and unemployment claim overhead costs. “This is one of the best-kept secrets in the nonprofit industry. It’s a shame more people don’t take advantage.”
Register today to listen in and learn the best practices of smart nonprofit organizations. You can also get your questions answered live by an expert advisor at the Unemployment Services Trust, which found $3,532,485 in potential cost savings for 200+ nonprofits just last year. You can also get a free Savings Evaluation any time at

ACS Members - Advertise your Upcoming Events on our website Calendar and Newsletter

Please email a 1-2 sentence description of your fundraiser to along with a flier if you have one. Looking for a fundraiser to promote, attend or support, find them on the ACS website. This benefit is for members only.

Looking for Board Members? Make Board Connection Your Next Step. Board Connection (formerly known as "Board Bank") is a program that connects community members who wish to serve on local boards, committees or commissions with nonprofit & governmental agencies seeking board, committee or commission members. If you are part of an organization that is searching for qualified board members, or a community member looking for opportunities to serve, become connected by registering your needs and interests at, by emailing, or by calling 410-715-3172. Board Connection is a partnership of the Association of Community Services of Howard County, Leadership Howard County and the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County

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20 Aug 2014 12:00 PM • Webinar

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