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Dramatic Changes in Diversity Highlighted

The Association of Community Services is making available its new HoCo Population Analytics report that highlights the major changes in the size and race/ethnicity of Howard County’s population over the past 50 years. ACS Pop-Analytics NR 8-25-20.

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Let’s Talk About…

ACS is pleased to announce a new series of recorded informational webinars for our members entitled, Let’s Talk About…  Each webinar will focus on a different topic and will include panelists from our local community discussing a specific subject from our  community’s perspective. Below is the link to our first recorded webinar, Let’s Talk About…

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Donated Technology for Nonprofits

The average nonprofit saves $12,000 on technology products over the course of its TechSoup membership. Become a TechSoup member and your nonprofit can get access to donations and discounts from more than 60 donor partners, including Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, Intuit, and Symantec (eligibility requirements apply). You’ll also get access to our community forums, blog, and…

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5 Ways Coronavirus Will Change the Charity Sector

It seems unthinkable, but one day we will leave our houses, get the train to work, and meet friends for dinner. The rhythms of everyday life will resume, yet everything will have changed. What does that mean for the charity sector? Zoe Amar May 1, 2020 5 minute read Editor’s note: Zoe Amar from TechSoup’s…

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Howard County Philanthropies Coordinate Coronavirus Response

Four local philanthropies have announced new emergency funds and actions to support community members affected by COVID-19. The Community Foundation of Howard County, Horizon Foundation, United Way of Central Maryland and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County are working together to assess where assistance may be needed, provide funding and accept donations to assist Howard…

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