Stories From 2016

Dec 19, 2016

Top Four Metrics Your Nonprofit Should Start Tracking Right Now

Whether your nonprofit is monitoring for fundraising, marketing or operational needs, measuring data helps shine light on the areas your organization can actively work to manage and improve.

Dec 19, 2016

Corporate Philanthropy: Insiders Tips for Nonprofits

What do corporate funders look for in a potential funding partner? CareFirst offers several key strategies to enhance fundraising appeal.

Dec 19, 2016

12.19.16 US Nonprofit News

The Ruderman Family Foundation awards five grants totaling $250,000, The Moses Taylor Foundation awards a total of $588,110.56 to 14 organizations for its 2016-2017 second quarter grants, Global Genes to host RARE in the Square, and more.

Dec 19, 2016

12.19.16 NC Nonprofit News

The city of Raleigh seeks qualifications from artists interested in creating a gateway sculpture for the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, the North Carolina Museum of Art receives a $92,000 grant from Duke Energy, Nolan Smith joins Teen Cancer America as a celebrity sports ambassador, and more.

Dec 12, 2016

12.12.16 US Nonprofit News

Artist Trust awards Peter Mountford the 2016 Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award, the Anti-Defamation League hosts an Outreach Network event featuring Frank Meeink, the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’ 2017 Core Grants Application Cycle is now open, and more.

Dec 12, 2016

12.12.16 NC Nonprofit News

Rhoda Thalhimer Endowed Chair of American Art at Virginia Commonwealth University Robert Hobbs examined the work of Lee Krasner, Helen Frankenthaler, and Joan Mitchell in a free public lecture at the Mint Museum, The John Rex Endowment named grant awards totaling more than $179,000 for injury prevention and nonprofit capacity building, BEST NC released their new online resource to monitor and improve the health of the state’s education-to-workforce pipeline, and more.

Dec 5, 2016

Creating Change – A Brave Path Forward for Nonprofits

Never stop asking the hard questions of yourself and your organization. Embrace the change that will not only grow you as a person, but will grow your organization into a thriving nonprofit with a healthy culture that meets its mission and community needs.

Dec 5, 2016

For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth

NC State research finds that so-called “capacity grants” lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations – regardless of what the grants are for.

Dec 5, 2016

Don’t Be Shy – Develop It

Girl Develop It provides affordable and judgment-free opportunities for adult women interested in learning web and software development through accessible in-person programs. Through affordable classes, GDI remains true to their mission of helping women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence.

Dec 5, 2016

Building a Resilient Organization – a Toolkit for Nonprofit Boards to Manage Transformational Change

While transformational events can arise from a wide breadth of causes and events, they all pose unique challenges to nonprofit organizations and require careful consideration of the risks in play and the right path forward.