One of the trickiest activities nonprofit undertake is closing out existing services. You hope things will get better. You shut our eyes and wish. Sometimes even to suggest a tweak to a declining program is treason. After all, it is more fun and exciting to add activities.
Here are some of the benefits of this valuable and straightforward activity:
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Before founding her firm, Karen Eber Davis developed the Sarasota County Community Development Block Grant Program. Under her leadership, this infant program received the National Association of Counties National Affordable Housing Award for the Down Payment Assistance Program. To date, the program helped over 1,800 families realize their dreams of homeownership. She also worked with the City of Ft. Lauderdale and the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, where she developed the division’s first audit program. In an earlier position at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tampa, she organized senior, youth, and children groups plus family activities. Her youth staffing work with the Florida Synod of the Lutheran Church in America supported youth ministries in 120 congregations in Florida.
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