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April 2017


Regional Nonprofit Forum

Regional Nonprofit Forum on Successful CSR Partnerships featuring representatives from Deloitte, Northern Virginia Family Services, ICMA-RC, and Capital Area Asset Builders Moderated by Jennifer Nycz-Conner of Washington Business Journal

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Fairfax County Young Professionals giving back to the community! Using Volunteer Leave, nearly 30 YP's spent an afternoon and collected more than 40 bags of trash from streams in Difficult Run in Fairfax.

OP3 NEWS:

Nearly 150 business and nonprofit executives attended the 2017 Regional Nonprofit Forum – co-sponsored by OP3. This year’s forum focused businesses and non-profits working together to leverage collective capacity and strengthen communities.  Held at and co-hosted by George Mason University Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy and Policy, the event brought together experts on data and analytics and corporate social responsibility who led a dialogue on the importance of partnerships in today’s society and how to keep them robust and relevant. Speakers from Raffa, Georgetown University, Fair Chance, ICMA and other notable organizations shared best practices and relevant data with attendees. See photos.

 


PARTNERSHIP PROFILE:

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Fairfax County Communities of Trust Committee (COTC) is a diverse citizens group focused on strengthening and building positive relationships between public safety agencies and the communities they serve. It was established in 2014 in response to nationwide concerns about policing following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Shirley Ginwright, president of the Fairfax County NAACP met with Chairman Bulova, Chief Edwin Roessler, Sheriff Kincaid and Chief Bowers to discuss what was in place, or needed to prevent a situation like Ferguson in Fairfax.  As a result of this meeting, Chairman Bulova established the COTC and asked Shirley to chair it.

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Training & Resources

FACETS Opening Doors Benefit Breakfast April 20th
Join over 500 caring community members for a complimentary breakfast at the Fairview Park Marriott while you hear from program participants who, because of your and FACETS support, have a brighter future.


Stop the Silence Domestic Violence Walk April 20
Fairfax County's Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services will host its third annual walk and resource fair at the Fairfax County Government Center as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. Participants can walk in honor of one of the 275 victims who reported a sexual assault in Fairfax County in 2016.

Bite Me “Cancerversary” Dinner April 22

A “cancerversary” is a once-a-year celebration of cancer survivors who have been pushing through cancer’s grasp. It’s for cancer survivors, along with their family and friends, for a special dinner that is fit for foodies with delicious wines. Hosted by Bite Me Cancer – a nonprofit dedicated to supporting teenage cancer victims and raising funds to battle Thyroid Cancer.

Women’s Centers’ 31st Annual Leadership Conference April 22
The Leadership Conference is one of the most influential gatherings of leaders and emerging leaders in the Washington, DC region. The conference will again be a don’t miss event with high profile speakers and standing room only breakout sessions.

Homestretch Benefit Breakfast May 4
Homestretch has been impacting the lives of homeless families for 27 years. Hear inspiring stories from those who have left homelessness and poverty behind for good.

 

 


 


Reston Limo

Reston Limousine is the 10th largest limousine/shuttle company in the country. They operate limousines, buses and shuttles for George Mason and Northern Virginia Community College. In addition they demonstrate strong community ties through a plethora of community giving.

Reston Limousine’s corporate philanthropy mission focuses on supporting organizations that help children with illnesses. The company has donated more than $100,000 annually to a variety of nonprofits and community groups. With more than 200 vehicles in its fleet including ADA buses and Van Terras, Reston Limousine assists in situations where special needs accommodations could not be met by other operators. In 2015, for example, Reston Limousine stepped in to provide ADA vehicles when two students with cerebral palsy at H.D. Woodson High School in DC who were left behind on a school field trip to King’s Dominion. Closer to home, Reston Limousine has provided complimentary transportation annually for special needs teens at Chantilly High School and Herndon High School to attend their "Day" Prom.

Reston Limousine also has supported STEM initiatives through its partnership with the Children’s Science Center, providing transportation for Fairfax County schools with high at-risk populations so they could participate in programs. Most recently, the company sponsored transportation for a private screening for Fairfax Clubhouse students to watch a special screening of "Hidden Figures" on Capitol Hill.

Thanks to Reston Limousine, a home grown success story, for its great work in Fairfax and Northern Virginia.

 

 

 



 

April 19
5:30p
Building Girls' Confidence, Developing Tomorrow's Successful Women
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia – Business Women Giving Circle
Historic Blenheim house
Fairfax

April 19
How Short Explanation Videos Can Transform Your Website
12:15 PM
Reston Chamber of Commerce
Reston
Free

April 21
9:00a
Unlocking Mysteries of Google Grants
Dulles Chamber of Commerce
Chantilly
$10 member/ $15 nonmember

April 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
Fundraising on Social Media
Webinar
Grantspace

April 27-28
Fundamentals of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Two-Day Workshop
Washington Regional Grantmakers
Boeing Company
Arlington
$350

May 11
Community Wealth Building -  A New, Inclusive Systems Approach to Economic Development
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
Valo Park
Mclean
$30

May 11
10:00a-2:00p
50+ Employment Expo
Fairfax County and JCA
Fair Oaks Marriott
VOLUNTEER resume advisors needed.

 


 

 


 



 



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