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  • Fall 2020

    The sixth CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the spring and summer of 2020. Download here

  • New Study Shows the “COVID-19 Effect” on Wisconsin’s Nonprofit Sector

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic impacts on Wisconsin communities and nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits are often at the front lines of the COVID-19 response, given that the epidemic has caused a spike in community demand …

  • “COVID-19 + Third Sector” Resources, Materials, Insights, Opportunities

    Friends and Colleagues: We are starting a collection of information and resources related to COVID-19 and the Third Sector.  Please check it out here.  We will be updating and adding to it regularly.  Anyone with …

  • The Great “Reveal” of Critical Third Sector Questions in the COVID19 Era

    Mary Beth Collins, J.D. M.S., Executive Director of the UW-Madison Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies. Even at this relatively early moment in what I have come to think of as the “COVID19 Era”, it …

  • Early Winter 2020

    The fifth CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the fall of 2020. Download here

  • Late Summer 2019

    The fourth CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the spring and summer of 2019. Download here

  • Early Summer 2019

    The third CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the spring of 2019. Download here

  • Winter 2019

    The second CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the fall and winter of 2018. Download here

  • Fall 2018

    The first CommNS Ties newsletter, with updates from the spring and summer of 2018. Download here