Neighborhood Council Funding

Funding Update 7.25.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. I hope this week’s newsletter finds you all well. As we try out the new NC Checking Account system for NC’s we are receiving lots of positive feedback as well as concerns and confusion about the new process. Since this process is new to everyone, we are doing our best to find answers and solutions to your concerns as

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Funding Update 7.18.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. Please see below for some important information. Best, Armando Ruiz Neighborhood Council Funding Program Director IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES · 10 days after your July NC Board Meeting – June Monthly Expenditure Reports due NC Checking Account Core User’s Guide As part of our commitment to making the new checking account

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Funding Update 7.11.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. The Funding team is hard at work opening the Union Bank accounts for Neighborhood Councils and we are hopeful that all NC’s will have full access to their funds within the next week or two. In addition, look for additional guides, tutorials and procedures that will help you get up and running with your new accounts. Best,

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Funding Update 7.3.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. The Funding team is hard at work opening the Union Bank accounts for Neighborhood Councils and we are hopeful that all NC’s will have full access to their funds within the next week or two. In addition, look for additional guides, tutorials and procedures that will help you get up and running with your new accounts. Best,

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Funding Update 6.27.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. The fiscal systems deadlines have now passed. It is now time to start looking at your 2014-15 Budget Packages and the new NC Checking Accounts. After what seemed like an endless litany of obstacles and challenges, the Union Bank NC Checking Accounts are now being opened and by July 1st all NC’s will have an account with

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Funding Update 6.13.14

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” John Steinbeck Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. We are rapidly approaching the end of this fiscal year and funding staff is working extensive hours to ensure

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Outreach Bootcamp

EmpowerLA’s Outreach Bootcamp removes the mystery from effective outreach plans and breaks it down to the six essential and familiar elements of effective communication, starting with a foundation of Know Yourself. Regardless of your environment, it is imperative that you focus on clearly establishing who you are, that you discipline yourself to repeat this at every opportunity, and that you are

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Funding Update 6.6.14

“Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.” ― Mary Shelley Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. These are the trying times, the busy times, the “mad rush to process everything” times. All funding staff is working at full steam to ensure we pay all of the demand warrants, auto-deducts, and purchase

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Funding Update 5.16.14

Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. Please see below for some important updates, events, and deadlines. Best, Armando Ruiz Neighborhood Council Funding Program Director IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES 10 days after your May NC Board Meeting – April Monthly Expenditure Reports due May 31, 2014 – Deadline to submit Board Resolution requesting the transfer of

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EmpowerLA Last Election Region – Last Call for Election Volunteers

Los Angeles! EmpowerLA will be having its last region of elections this Sunday, May 18, 2014. Come on out and join us EmpowerLA in our last elections for the year. It is your last chance to be an Elections volunteer and support grassroots democracy! Have you been thinking about volunteering at a Neighborhood Council election, but haven’t been able to fit it into your schedule until now? It’s not

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Neighborhood Council Funding Program Overview

Getting Funded

EmpowerLA Treasurer Handbook

Board Resolution Template

Neighborhood Council Funding Report

NC City Check Payment Tracker