We have compiled a library of our previous Talking Together with nonprofit and philanthropic leaders calls.  You will find information on crisis fundraising, articles, federal funding, opinions, webinars, videos and other resources in the wake of the new coronavirus and its impact on the nonprofit sector.  We welcome you to view, listen, save, and share as you deem appropriate.


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