Council friends & partners, 
Our news today is bittersweet. Our Operations Manager, Abby Wellan, has announced her resignation. Her last day with us will be Friday, January 14th. She will be starting as the Executive Assistant to the Founder & CEO at the Center for Economic Inclusion

Abby's leadership has had an incredible impact on the Council over the last 9.5 years. Please join us in congratulating her and wishing her well in her next steps! Use the buttons below to read a farewell message from Abby and send her a note of congratulations.
BLOG: A farewell note from Abby Wellan
EMAIL: Abby Wellan
Save the date: 75th anniversary celebration
Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 12th
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We're excited for our 75th anniversary celebration to culminate with a spring 2022 event on Thursday, May 12th at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. 

Want to help us bring the event to life? Click the button below to reach out for information about our event sponsorship opportunities. 
EMAIL: Event sponsorship information
Meets Standards® Nonprofits

To view the full nonprofit list, CLICK HERE.
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The deadline to be included in the spring 2022 Smart Giver Newsletter is Tuesday, March 1st. Working on submitting your review? Have a few action items to clear? Submit any updates to us as soon as possible to ensure that your organization will be included in this edition. Here's what you need to know about your organization's listing. On Tuesday, March 1st:
To be listed as a Meets Standards® Nonprofit,
  • Your organization must have a current, non-expired Accountability Wizard® review,
  • Have no pending action items, and
  • Have been notified by the Council that you Meet Standards®. 
To be listed as a Review in Progress, 
  • Your organization must have submitted its Accountability Wizard® review to the Council within the last 12 months, and 
  • Your preliminary review from the Council is still pending, OR you have a few action items pending. 
To move from a Review in Progress status to the Meets Standards® listing,
  • Complete all assigned action items, and 
  • Receive Council approval prior to the March 1st deadline. 
Questions? Click here to contact us.
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Upcoming Council events
  • Council closed - January 17th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • DEI Toolkit User Group - January 20th at 11 AM
  • DEI Toolkit: An Overview - February 3rd at 10 AM
  • Smart Giver Newsletter Deadline - March 1st
  • 75th Anniversary Celebration - May 12th

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