Stories From 2016

Dec 5, 2016

Collective Impact: A Primer (Part 2)

While the theoretical foundation for Collective Impact is well-established, the evidence on how it can be done, and how it effective it can be, is emergent. However, Collective Impact holds great promise, and demonstrates greater potential for change compared with isolated efforts to address our most complex and adaptive social problems.

Dec 5, 2016

Using Integrated Technology to Power Advocacy

With smart and integrated systems that talk to each other, organizations can take a holistic view of the individuals that make up their community to create deeper engagement and more successful advocacy campaigns.

Dec 5, 2016

The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers: Mentoring the Next Generation of Programming

The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers is a 501c(3) non-profit programming school with the mission of igniting young minds through programming. The LEAGUE has learned that a unique mentorship model is the key to achieving their larger goal of preparing students for science and technology careers of the 21st century.

Dec 5, 2016

Supporting the Next Generation of Technology Pioneers

4-H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow.

Dec 5, 2016

12.5.16 US Nonprofit News

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation marked the organization’s 50th anniversary by establishing the Open Rivers Fund, Habitat for Humanity launches Habitat Humanitarians, applications are open for the BUILD Health Challenge, and more.

Dec 5, 2016

Finding Solutions in a New Light

Through the adaptations made to technology and resources to measure the effectiveness of their products, Design that Matters is able to solve considerable health care issues in developing countries. In many cases the solution already exists, it just taking looking at solutions in a new light.

Dec 5, 2016

Lessons for State-Level Collaboration to Serve Across Generations

The Two-Generation approach builds well-being by working with families to create a solid and stable foundation through integrated, intensive, and high-quality services focusing on early childhood learning, elementary education, economic stability, and family engagement. Communities can largely benefit from a more strategic and direct approach to Two-Generation policy and practice at both the state and local levels.

Dec 5, 2016

Old Friends and New Tricks: Finding Simple Conservation Innovations

Working Dogs for Conservation is the world’s leading conservation detection dog organization. The organization was built upon a straightforward innovation to existing expensive and time intensive conservation practices.

Dec 5, 2016

12.5.16 NC Nonprofit News

Cherokee Preservation Foundation launched a new program called SPiN (Seeking Paths in Nature), StepUp Ministry's Share the Pie event raised $32,994 for the organization, The Hispanic League Scholarship application is now open and more

Nov 28, 2016

11.28.16 International Nonprofit News

Sun Life Financial Inc. commits $1 million to the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Foundation to launch the Sun Life Financial Diabetes College, Omidyar Network adopts the International Aid Transparency Initiative's data standards, m2m launches Change Tomorrow Today in honor of their 15th birthday, and more.