Stories From 2017

Mar 27, 2017

Prioritizing Gender Equality in All Aspects of Nonprofit Work

Regardless of mission, nonprofit organizations should prioritize gender equality both within their staffs, as well as in their program areas.

Mar 27, 2017

3.27.17 International Nonprofit News

Taawon signed a recent Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Program to improve its work in Palestine. The organization also conducted its management council meetings in Amman, Jordan in March 2017, APOPO in honor of World TB Day is sending a group of HeroRATs in Addis Ababa to identify more people who are TB positive so that they can be put on treatment, Banfield Foundation will start to provide disaster response grants to help two new veterinary medical units.

Mar 27, 2017

3.27.17 US Nonprofit News

Kraft Heinz will donate 1 billion nutritious meals to people in need by 2021, working in collaboration with several nonprofit organizations, including its signature philanthropic partner, Rise Against Hunger, and other national partners like Feeding America, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the American Red Cross, The Medica Foundation made more than $1.2 million in grants in 2016 to nonprofit organizations situated in the service area of Medica, including Minnesota, North Dakota, and western Wisconsin, Border Angels held its March Advanced Water Drop on March 25th where various hikers dropped supplies in remote areas.

Mar 27, 2017

3.27.17 NC Nonprofit News

WomenNC sponsored the travel of three young undergraduates to the UN Commission on the Status of Women conference, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce named Adrienne Cole as the new President and CEO, and more

Mar 20, 2017

3.20.17 US Nonprofit News

Miracle Flights carried out 552 flights in February 2017 for sick children in need of medical care, The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy established the Center for Community Investment, The Giving Innovation Summit by Urban Institute will take place on March 23rd in Washington, DC, and more.

Mar 20, 2017

3.20.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation established a scholarship fund at The Winston-Salem Foundation, in the amount of $100,000, United Way of Henderson County graduated 20 participants in its sixth annual Rising Leaders Program, The 2017 Create Good Conference will be held in Durham from April 17th-18th, and more.

Mar 13, 2017

Stay Relevant: Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility might be changing based on workplace trends and consumer expectations, but it’s not going anywhere. To effectively navigate CSR, you must adjust accordingly.

Mar 13, 2017

How a team-based approach boosts charitable lending

A new study from University of Michigan researchers shows how collaborative and team-based lending offers more than healthy competition between donors. It also provides helpful information sharing and coordination about issues and campaigns.

Mar 13, 2017

3.13.17 US Nonprofit News

The USTA Foundation reached $25 million in the total amount it gave to grass-roots tennis and educational programs, the Fowling For Food fundraiser to benefit the Detroit Friendship House will take place April 28th, the Miracle Foundation launches its Mother's Day Campaign, and more.

Mar 13, 2017

3.13.17 NC Nonprofit News

Golden LEAF Foundation gifts $1,892,000 to UNC-Pembroke, Tosco Music awards its 2017 Scholarship to three young musicians, Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival will be held April 8 in Greensboro, and more.