216:(news) $61k for a tent and what $1.9T stimulus means for nonprofits

$1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Passes With Expansion Of Unemployment Benefits And PPP
The Biden administration’s new COVID Relief bill has passed the House and Senate, clearing the way for approval of an expansive new bill designed to expand unemployment benefits, the federal PPP, as well as support for vaccine distribution and fiscal relief for states. This critical piece of legislation expands the definition around non-profit entities entitled to PPP loan assistance, while providing additional protections and relief around housing, paid leave, and access to healthcare.
Read more ➝

 Why Is San Francisco Paying $61k For Tents For People Who Are Homeless?
The city of San Francisco is paying upwards of $61k to provide a tent for folks experiencing homelessness. The tent shelters, provided by the city in response to the threat of COVID-19 exposure and increasing pressure to address systemic homelessness, are not eligible for federal reimbursement, and come at a time when the city is facing increasing budget deficits.Read more ➝ 

👋 Did someone share this with you? Considering subscribing for weekly updates
✅ The Summary…
What’s in the $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill?
Nonprofit aims to teach gamblers which betting sites are legal or not
Nonprofits Welcome Billions in Pandemic Giving but Wonder if Support Will Last
How Bill and Melinda Gates Seek to Reverse Declines in the Ranks of Small Donors — Inside Philanthropy
Netflix commits $100 million for creative equity
🙋‍♀️ Opinions & Resources
The Pandemic Needs Its Smokey Bear
Clubhouse Is Disrupting Another Industry: Charity Telethons | by Colleen Hagerty
How Senator Joe Manchin’s cuts to unemployment benefits will hurt his state of West Virginia
A glimpse of the fundraising picture in 2020 reveals some important truths
Text Message Marketing Ideas and SMS Tutorial from a garden
😍 Feel-good stories from the Sector…
WATCH: German nonprofit rescues more than 350 Libyan migrants in 3 days
Veteran’s nonprofit raises funds through ice fishing event
NFdoge – Non-Fungible Doges are a set of 1000NFTs with 10% of funds going to Save the Children.