Past Together SC COVID-19 Calls and Follow-up Resources

Posted By: Brandi Elkins Covid-19 Response , Learning ,

Below is a chronological list of previous Talking Together with nonprofit and philanthropic leaders calls. 

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September 23, 2020 Talking Together with Nonprofit Leaders: Practical Strategies to IncreaseBoard Diversity:

Call Resources:

September 16, 2020 Talking Together with Philanthropic Leaders: Passing Gear PhilanthropyCall Resources:


August 26, 2020  NP Leaders Call: Creating a Diversity Statement for your Organization

Call Resources:

      * Record of the Call

Follow-up Resources:

     * Power point presentation

     * Chat Box


August 19, 2020 Talking Together With Philanthropic Partners: Funding Racial Equity and Social Justice

Call Resources:

Recording of the Call

Registration List

Follow-up Resources:

Duke Energy’s Racial and Social Justice Grantmaking Slide

Colonial Life’s Social Justice Fund Slide

Group Reports from Breakout Session


August 12, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Coloinal Life Social Justice Fund

Call Resources:

      * Recording of the call

     * Details and Application of Social justice Fund

Follow-up Resources:

        * Power point presentation


July 29, 2020 Talking Together With Philanthropic Partners: Understanding racial inequities highlighted by COVID-19Topic: Health dispartities and COVID-19

Call Resources: 

* Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

* Power point presentation

* July 2020 data brief on COVID-19 deaths


July 15, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with the team at Blackbaud

Topic: Making the switch to online events

Call Resources:

* Recording of the call

* Q&A from the call chat box

Followup Resources:

* Power point presentation slide deck


June 24, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR)

Topic: Division of professional and occupational licensing, state fire, and division of labor in South Carolina

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

Power point presentation 


June 17, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with Leaders in the Rural Broadband Industry

Topic: Rural broadband expansion; including a discussion of current impediments

Guest Speakers: Catherine Cantey, Principal, CatherineCantey.com, Pamela Lackey, Former President AT&T South Carolina, Jim Stritzinger, President & CEO, Revolution D, Inc.

Call Resources:

 Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

* Power point presentation

* SC Digital Drive - To get your local county maps, please visit www.scdigitaldrive.com and use the pre-release password REVD to enter the site.  Over 200 SC broadband maps are available on the site including current versions for all 46 counties.  All maps are FREE and your attendees just place the map(s) they want into a shopping cart and checkout. It’s basically iTunes for broadband maps and this is the first broadband map store in the US! Upon checkout, a download link will be issued and each order results in the delivery of a high resolution PowerPoint slide which can be immediately used in a presentation.  

* Speedtest – To learn how to test the speed of your network, your attendees can download the free app “Speedtest by Ookla” (highly recommended) or visit www.speedtest.net. By pressing GO, a user sees their current Internet speed in about 30 seconds. This is extremely useful and strategically, every time a Speedtest is executed, our SC broadband maps get smarter!


June 11, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Topic: IRS assistance to the public in accessing economic impact payments

Guest Speaker: Richard Freeman, Senior Relationship Manager, IRS

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

IRS Tool Kit for Partners

* “Impact Lives by Building Strong Communities”

* E-Poster: For those who still need to apply for Economic Impact Payment

* E-Poster: Facilitated Self Assistance

* E-Poster: Economic Impact Payment, Spanish

Followup Resources:

Products/Resources:

* IRS operations update: IRS Operations During COVID-19: Mission-critical functions continue

* IRS Outreach Connections

* E-Poster: Pub. 5412-Q: People who don’t usually have to file a tax return can use the Non-Filers tool to receive their Economic Impact Payment

* Tax tip: An Economic Impact Payment can be on a prepaid debit card (English and Spanish)

Ready-to-use articleTax-exempt organizations, many IRS forms are due July 15

Social media images: (see attached)

* IRS reminder: File your taxes or request an extension before the July 15 tax deadline (Image 12, and 3)

* IRS reminder: Deadline postponed to July 15 for those who pay estimated taxes

* IRS provides answers about Coronavirus-related tax relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and investors

News releases:

* IRS warns against COVID-19 fraud; other financial schemes

IRS provides guidance on employer leave-based donation programs that aid victims of the COVID-19 pandemic

Treasury, IRS provide tax relief to investors and businesses affected by COVID-19 in new markets tax credit transactions

* IRS provides answers about Coronavirus related tax relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds and investors


June 10, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with Darrin Goss, President & CEO of Coastal Community Foundation of SC discussing his well-received op-ed entitled, "I Am Not Alright"

Topic: A discussion of Darrin's well-received op-ed entitled, "I Am Not Alright"

Guest Speakers: Darrin Goss

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

* Coastal Community Foundation’s Equity & Inclusion Policy

* Coastal Community Foundation’s Journey of Equity Work

Coastal Community Foundation’s Strategic Framework

Robin DiAngelo on White People’s “Fragility”, NPR Interview

SC’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI), The Riley Institute at Furman University


June 3, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with SC Department of Health & Environmental Control (SCDHEC)

Topic: SC DHEC's Public Health Campaign: "Stay SC Strong"

Guest Speakers: Elizabeth Childers, Director of Public Outreach, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, Ben Rex, CEO & Founder Cyberwoven, and Dan Hoover also of Cyberwoven

Call Resources: 

* Recording of the call

* Q&A from the call chat box

Followup Resources: 

* Powerpoint slide deck

Stay SC Strong Mask Toolkit

Ready to join the Stay SC Strong campaign?

June 1, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with Congressman Joe Cunningham

Topic:  Nonprofit, community and philanthropic leaders share the issues our state faces

Guest Speakers: Rep. Joe Cunningham, 1st District of South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, Darrin Goss, President and CEO of Coastal Community Foundation of SC

Call Resources: 

* Recording of the call

Followup Resources: 

* Congressman Cunningham’s Assigned Committees

* The Congressman’s Caucus Memberships

If you have any further questions regarding work that congress is doing, please contact Congressman Cunningham’s office at 843-352-7572, or email his wonderful staff:

Kaylan.koszela@mail.house.gov
Paniz.Rezaeerod@mail.house.gov


May 28, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders Special Edition: Church and Faith-Based Recovery and Growth

Topic: Navigating New Realities Caused by Covid-19

Guest Speakers: Kabrina Bass,Executive Director, Midlands Mediation Center & Consultant, KWVision LLC, A'Netra N. Hardy,Regional Outreach Paralegal, SC Legal Services, Dr. Martin Luther Quick, Associate Pastor & E-Vangelism Ministry, Journey United Methodist Church

Call Resources: 

* Recording of the call

Followup Resources: 

* Powerpoint slide deck

* Church and Faith-Based Fundraising Whitepaper

* Resources for and about Retrieving e-Consent:

-Benefits of Electronic Consenting:

1. Convenience – Do not have to go to a physical location

2. Less pressure and anxiety – Can review the consent form and consult with family members without feeling pressure to sign right away

3. More informed – Participants can review the consent form at their leisure, allowing them to make a more informed decision; In addition, supplementing consent forms with electronic technologies could help participants better understand consequences before an action is taken

4. More engaged – Electronic technologies can engage participants more than traditional paper consent documents as participants are better equipped to ask questions

E-Consent Platforms:

Redcap cloud DocuSign SignEasy HelloSign
PandaDoc

Lightico in-call
eSignature

PactSafe eFileCabinet
Formstack Sign SignRequest eSign Genie SignNow
Eversign Docsketch FileInvite SignCenter
SutiSign MSB Docs ZorroSign eSignature Signable
PDFelement Nitro Contractbook Moxtra


May 27, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: Call with Dr. Duwve of SC DHEC

Topic: DHEC’s Overall Work and Findings Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Guest Speakers: Dr. Joan Duwve, Public Health Director SC Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC)
Facilitated By: Erika Kirby Executive Director, BlueCross BlueShield of SC Foundation and Together SC Board member and Forrest Alton Founder & President, 1000 Feathers and Together SC Board member

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Q&A Log from the call

Followup Resources:

SC DHEC COVID-19 Data:

-Cases By County and Zip Code (with total # of possible cases)

-Demographic Data


May 21, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders Special Edition:  Become a SC DEW Connection Point

Topic: How to Become a SC Department of Employment and Workforce Connection Point 
Guest Speakers: Grey Parks, Assistant Executive Director for Employment Services, SC DEW and Kevin Cummings, Director of Policies and Procedures, SC DEW

Followup Resources:

* What is an SC DEW Connection Point?

* SC DEW Connection Point Infographic


May 14, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response

Topic: CEO to CEO: Tackling Re-Opening Part II
Guest Speaker: Stacey Denaux, CEO One 80 Place, Together SC Board Member

Followup Resources:

This call utilized a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health publication that offers a 4 Step Process for assessing your organization’s risks and identifying appropriate mitigation methods; the different portions are below:

-Four 4 Stages Diagram 
-Assessment Calculatorcomplete the exercises for Stages 1 and 2 (separate pages on the same excel sheet).  These two scores combined give you an overall score that will help you focus on your mitigation priorities
-Tool KitUse the tool kit to review the process, complete Stage 3, and become familiar with the Mitigation Measures Table in Stage 4


May 13, 2020 Talking Together with Nonprofit Leaders: CARES Act Fund Allocation

Topic: CARES Act Fund Allocation in South Carolina
Guest Speakers: Naomi Lett, President & CEO United Way Association of SC, Katy Smith, Staff & Facilitator Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy

Followup Resources: 

* CARES Act Allocation Powerpoint Slide Deck

CARES Act Funding in South Carolina-Understanding Relief Resources Available within your State


May 12, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response

Topic: Conversation With Dan Ellzey of SC DEW
Guest Speakers: Dan Ellzey, Executive Director of SC Department of Employment and Workforce, Sara Fawcett of United Way of the Midlands

Call Resources:

* Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

United Way Town Hall Q&A


May 6, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response

Topic: Managing Staff Virtually
Guest Speakers: Jennifer Bozard of One80 Place, CiCi Holloway of Richland Library, and Stig Rasmussen of Fact Forward

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

Fact Forward' Presentation from the Call

One80 Place’s Presentation from the Call

Richland Library’s Presentation from the Call


April 29, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response
Topic: Managing Your Nonprofit Organization's Finances During COVID-19
Guest Speakers: Larry Finney, Kevin Tomas, and Dana McConnell all of Greene, Finney, LLP

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

Greene Finney’s Power Point Presentation

CDS share points on financially managing the Covid-19 Crisis

Sample worksheet for financial forecasting


April 27, 2020 Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response 
Topic: In Conversation with Congressman Jim Clyburn
Guest Speaker: Congressman James E. (Jim) Clyburn

*We appreciate Congressman Clyburn and his team for spending time with us and providing information on the new federal COVID-19 laws to help nonprofit organizations survive and serve their constituents and employees.*

Call Resources:

Recording of the call

Q&A Log from the call


April 22, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response
Topic: Engaging Your Board During COVID-19
Guest Speaker: Susan Meier

Call Resources: 

Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

Susan’s Power Point Presentation

SC Community Loan Fund Survey Results

Quick & Dirty: Going Virtual Fast & Well (Cathy A. Trower)


April 15, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response
Topic: Raising Funds During COVID-19
Guest Speaker: Marc Pitman

Call Resources:

Recording of the call
Q&A log from the call

Followup Resources:

Power Point Presentation

* Important links from the presentation:

            - “Coronavirus: What We’ve Learned So Far” (Queer Ideas)

            - “4 Keys to Inner Peace in the Age of Corona” (Psychology Today)

            - “3 Phases of Crisis Fundraising” (Work Less Raise More)

            - “FREE Review Fridays” (Work Less Raise More)

            - “Coronavirus Emergency Appeal” (Work Less Raise More)

            - “Alternatives to Your Cancelled Fundraising Events” (Nonprofit Academy)

            - “What Leaders Need to Know About the Brain” (The Nonprofit Academy)

            - “Leading Through Crisis” (Concord Leadership Group)

            - “Event Fundraising During a Pandemic/Media in Crisis” (NP Story Conf)

            - Daily Planning Focus Sheet (Concord Leadership Group)

            - The Fundraising Coach Blog

* Giving Day Platforms:

            - #GivingTuesdayNow

            - Palmetto Giving Day

            - Midlands Gives


April 8, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response
Topic: SBA Loan Application Details
Guest Speakers:  Tammie Hoy Hawkins of Communityworks Carolina, Larry Finney of Greene Finney, LLP, Anna Lewin of SC Community Loan Fund, and Nate Barber of South State Bank

Call Resources:

Recording of the call
Q&A log from the call

Followup Resources:

Steps for completing the EILS application and  PPP program (includes up-to-date links to lenders with a downloadable list)


April 1, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders: COVID-19 Response
Topic:  Unemployment Laws With Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd & A Brief Overview of the SBA Loan Process With Lowcountry Local First

Call Resources: 

*Recording of the call

*Q&A log from the call

Followup Resources:

*Power Point Presentation

*Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Covid-19 Resources: SC Employer’s Blog

*Charleston Regional Business Journal’s “Coping with Covid: Lowcountry Local First”

*Lowcountry Local First’s Covid-19 Resources & Action Center for Local Businesses

*National Council of Nonprofits Recording: Federal Coronavirus Relief Bills: What Do They Mean for Nonprofits?

*Greenville Nonprofit Alliance Slide Deck

*Cares Act Loan Options For Nonprofits Comparison Chart

*Nonprofits and Unemployment Insurance- National Council of Nonprofits

*Letter to Governor McMaster requesting support for nonprofits

Federal Relief Bills - A Quick Overview

*Phase 1 = Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act,

*Phase 2 = Families First Act (Families First Coronavirus Response Act)

-Paid Leave Options with Reimbursable Payroll Tax Credits

-Emergency Unemployment Insurance Stabilization

*Phase 3 = CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act)

-Paycheck Protection Program (Emergency SBA 7(a) Loans) (PPP)

§  Application Released Tuesday

-Expanded EIDL & Emergency Grants (SBA 7(b) Loans)

-Midsize Loan Program – Section 4003


March 30, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders:  COVID-19 Response
Topic: In Conversation With Senator Tim Scott's Team
Guest Speakers:  Charles (Chuck) Cogar, Legislative Director for US Senator Tim Scott and Alyssa Leigh Richardson, Deputy Chief of Staff for US Senator Tim Scott

*We appreciate Senator Scott’s team for providing information on the new federal COVID-19 laws to help nonprofit organizations survive and serve their constituents and employees.*

Call Resources:

*Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

*Senator Scott’s CARES Act FAQs for Nonprofits


March 25, 2020  Talking Together With Nonprofit Leaders:  COVID-19 Response
Topic: Being the Best Employer Possible During These Times
Guest Speakers:  Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd

Call Resources: 

*Recording of the call

Followup Resources:

*Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

*Updated Employee Rights Poster

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd recently held a 1.5 hour webinar on “Family First Coronavirus Response Act” They were generous enough to provide the recording and presentation to you as an additional resource along with their employer’s blog:

*Power Point Presentation

*Webinar Recording

*SC Employer’s Blog

Together SC COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Informational Blogs
-COVID-19 general nonprofit pandemic resources are listed on our Coronavirus blog - here
-COVID-19 resources for reopening amid a global pandemic are on our Reopening Together blog
-COVID-19 relief funds can be found on our Giving Together blog
-COVID-19 zoom calls, webinars, and resources for learning are on our Learning Together blog
-COVID-19 federal nonprofit policy updates are on our Federal Nonprofit Policy Updates blog
-COVID-19 guidance on leading through crisis, a blog by trusted nonprofit experts can be read here