Category Archives: Economy

Ask Amber: Don’t panic (Part 2)—opportunities are out there for young professionals

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Last week, my coworker Katie McCune was a member of a public service sector career panel at CU Boulder, put on by Career Services. Though the panel was targeted at current college students, there was a … Continue reading

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Don’t panic (Part 1)—opportunities are out there for the nonprofit sector

By Katie McCune, JVA Consulting Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of speaking at University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) Career Services’ Public Service Career Panel. The purpose of the panel was to provide students and alumni insights into the … Continue reading

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Pay for Success: Thoughts on the new government funding model

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting After watching a live webcast from the White House last week about the Pay for Success: Investing in What Works model, a line from folk singer Doug Burr’s Graniteville is flowing through my mind: Wake … Continue reading

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Ten years of war has repercussions for nonprofit sector, too

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Today marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan.  According to CNN, the total death count stands at 2,700 troops; of those, 1,780 were American, 382 were British and 157 were … Continue reading

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Debt ceiling deal has nonprofits wondering what’s next

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting When the deal to raise the debt ceiling was signed into law August 2, many were relieved that the U.S. would not have to default on its debts, and nonprofits were relieved that for the … Continue reading

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Minnesota government shutdown has lessons for all nonprofits

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting The state of Minnesota just got walloped. While other states were enjoying their Fourth of July festivities, Minnesotans were just coming to terms with the total government shutdown that had gone into effect on the … Continue reading

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JVA Consulting partnership with the Telluride Foundation supports economic recovery in rural southwest Colorado

In partnership with the National Center for Social Entrepreneurs, JVA Consulting is working with the Telluride Foundation to administer its recently awarded Department of Health and Human Services Strengthening Communities Fund (SCF) grant for the west ends of San Miguel, … Continue reading

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