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Sarah Rogers

The Nextep Charitable Foundation is proud to donate $8,000 to Mary Abbott Children’s House. Nextep has supported Mary Abbott Children’s Home — a fellow member of the Norman, OK community — on numerous occasions over the company’s 25 years in business.  “Abbott House provides a victim-centered, child-friendly environment to help children tell their stories after […]
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The Nextep Charitable Foundation set a goal to donate $100,000 to nonprofit organizations in 2020. As the year was coming to an end, we looked to our employee-led volunteer committee for suggestions and learned about a few incredible organizations we’d never worked with before. One of these organizations is The Sharing Tree. Sharing Tree’s mission […]
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The Nextep Charitable Foundation is excited to donate $10,000 to the Neighborhood Services Organization (NSO). Through various outreach programs, NSO provides housing support and essential medical services to those in need throughout Oklahoma City. NSO is a nonprofit organization based in Oklahoma City with the mission of “transforming lives and encouraging independence through safe, healthy […]
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In December, the Nextep Charitable Foundation donated $10,000 to La Luz OKC, which supports members of the Latino community who experience domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  “We provide victims with an option that feels safe and comforting because it incorporates Hispanic culture, values, and upbringing. It is a place where our clients feel a […]
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As we arrive at the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S, there are still daily challenges facing employees and employers alike. The last year has been a whirlwind of info, from new legislation and safety protocols to vaccines. Through it all, Nextep has helped businesses navigate every challenge along the way.  One […]
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Whether you’re budgeting for a business or yourself, you’re probably taking stock of all the line items you need to fit into your 2021 budget. While we usually find ways to budget for the essentials, it’s easy to forget about our less frequent or unplanned spending. One common example is charitable giving.  For many of […]
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The Nextep Charitable Foundation is proud to donate $10,000 to the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City.  This donation is part of a larger initiative to give back to the Black community. Earlier this summer, Nextep’s Founder and CEO Brian Fayak announced the Nextep Charitable Foundation would be donating $50,000 to local organizations supporting the […]
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The Nextep Charitable Foundation is proud to support Progress OKC with a $10,000 donation! This donation is part of a larger initiative to give back to organizations supporting the Black community.   Earlier this summer, our Founder and CEO Brian Fayak announced the Nextep Charitable Foundation would be donating $50,000 to local organizations supporting the Black […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Transiting to working from home taught us many lessons, both personally and professionally.  At Nextep, we’ve listened to the challenges our employees faced while transitioning to the new normal. We wanted to share what we’ve learned so far in hopes that […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. The U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) updated the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness application. Not only did the Treasury and SBA simplify the full loan forgiveness application, they also released a new EZ Forgiveness Application for […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. Updates from the U.S. Department of Treasury and SBA. On June 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) released additional guidance to provide clarity on the recently passed Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA). Here are […]
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Please visit our COVID-19 resources page with more information for business owners and employees. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the president signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act into law.  This bill includes financial assistance opportunities to those struggling due to COVID-19.  In this article, we’ve broken down the section […]
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