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Substance abuse is prevalent in Howard County. What are we doing about it?

Actually, Howard County is not unusual in the extent of our substance use and abuse. And like everywhere else, addiction follows for too many of us. 1,441 more words

Howard County

Youthbuild Newark


Youthbuild offers programming for disconnected yout; it fulfills the dual mission of helping young adults become self-reliant and supporting the population of young adults who are homeless or living in unstable housing; it also provides alternative vocational high school to serve over-aged, under-credited 16 to 20 year-old youth and young adults. 33 more words

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How government and nonprofit services came to be in HoCo

Forty-six years ago, as rural Howard County was being inundated by Columbia, a three-day charrette was held to consider what human service needs should be addressed by government and nonprofit organizations. 2,134 more words

Howard County

Raising Investment Capital and Fundraising – Not the Same

In 2016, I worked with five nonprofits engaged in The Patterson Foundation’s Margin Mission Ignition program. After completing a strenuous business planning process, it was time for these organizations to implement their plans. 840 more words


Human Services delivery in Howard County now enhanced with new Nonprofit Center

Howard County is creating a model of collaboration for the delivery of human services.  The New Howard County Nonprofit Center has opened at Patuxent Woods Drive in Columbia. 623 more words

Howard County

Three Myths about the Nonprofit Sector

When it comes to the nonprofit sector, many myths abound: about what nonprofits may or may not do, who they may and may not serve, how they may raise money – and how they may spend it, and what they may and may not say publicly.   522 more words

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