Stories From Jan 2017

Jan 30, 2017

1.30.17 International Nonprofit News

Opération Enfant Soleil receives $150,000 donation from the Air Canada Foundation, the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference takes place in Panama City, the MasterCard Foundation to host Young Africa Works Summit February 16th-17th, and more.

Jan 30, 2017

Digital Fundraising in a Donor-centric World

There is a gap, and therefore an opportunity for nonprofits to capitalize on the US consumer shift to digital by turning their attention and budgets more squarely to online fundraising — especially digital advertising-driven giving.

Jan 30, 2017

1.30.17 US Nonprofit News

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts provides a $249,000 State Cultural Facilities Grant to Riverzedge Arts, the MdBio Foundation unveils its new Mobile eXploration Lab, the Chicago Urban League will host a youth employment hearing on January 30th, and more.

Jan 30, 2017

1.30.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Ackland Art Museum a gift worth $25 million, Chowan University honored five Honors college members and one faculty member at the annual Honors College Student Association Awards Dinner, the NC Center for Nonprofits will hold a Public Policy Forum in March, and more.

Jan 30, 2017

Your Data Has a Culture Problem

The right culture accelerates the right use of data. By identifying your own organizational culture, you can adjust your data strategy to better fit your nonprofit's already-existing habits and behaviors.

Jan 30, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Save on Benefits (and Still Maintain Healthy, Happy  Employees)

Benefits can be a powerful and persuasive tool for employee retention in any industry. A good healthcare benefits package can maintain both the organization’s budget and the happiness and well-being of their dedicated workforce.

Jan 23, 2017

1.23.17 US Nonprofit News

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation raises over $140,000 to benefit United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, the Parkinson's Foundation selects John L. Lehr as chief executive officer, Northern New Jersey Community Foundation and Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative will collect and provide dental products to underresourced residents in Bergen County, and more.

Jan 23, 2017

1.23.17 NC Nonprofit News

State Employees' Credit Union renewed the 2017 SECU Foundation "People Helping People" High School and Community College Scholarship Program, the Mint Museum mourns the passing of Patty Gorelick, one of the museum's leading patrons and founding members, the Aubrey Lee Brooks Foundation is providing scholarship opportunities for the academic year 2017-2018 to high school seniors, and more.

Jan 17, 2017

Now Is the Time for Donors to Support Maximum Advocacy: Here’s How

For donor organizations that care deeply about policy issues and want their contributions to make a real difference in legislation and policymaking, there are two main avenues for maximizing their support of advocacy: supporting 501(c)(4) nonprofits and making sure 501(c)(3) grantees take full advantage of their advocacy capacity.

Jan 17, 2017

1.17.17 US Nonprofit News

The Boston Foundation to receive an anticipated $28 million donation, the Council on Foundations selects 24 promising philanthropic leaders to participate in the fourth Career Pathways Program, American Water opens applications for the 2017 Environmental Grant Program awards, and more.