Stories From Feb 2017

Feb 27, 2017

Diversification of the Fundraising Profession: Nonprofits’ Role

Diversity and inclusion are no longer obstacles to be overcome. Instead, they should be viewed as an opportunity to reflect the diversity and richness in the communities served.

Feb 27, 2017

A Tale of Two Leaders: The Case for Emotional Intelligence

As donors and foundations strive to put their dollars to work in organizations where they can have the greatest impact, organizations that are conscientiously striving to develop the emotional intelligence of their leaders represent a wise investment.

Feb 27, 2017

2.27.17 International Nonprofit News

African Parks receive a donation of 900,000 Euros, Ghana Wildlife Society wins the 2016 Action of the Year Award, American Academy in Rome's McKim Medal Gala will be held on June 7th in Rome, and more.

Feb 27, 2017

2.27.17 US Nonprofit News

WHRO Public Media receives a $3 million gift from Hampton Roads leader Jane Batten, Maternity Care Coalition honors the W.K Kellogg Foundation with the Spirit of Motherhood Award, Bonnaroo Works Fund is accepting grant applications until April 8th, and more.

Feb 27, 2017

Nonprofit Crowdfunding: A Chance to Go Viral

To be an effective crowdfunder, an organization should create a relatable story, make their impact clear, and visualize momentum for donors so that they act beyond their donation and create a viral movement.

Feb 27, 2017

2.27.17 NC Nonprofit News

Bailey’s Fine Jewelry donates more than $61,000 to local charities in 2016, The Great Human Race for nonprofits will be held on April 22nd in Durham, The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce holds forum on diversity on February 23rd in Raleigh and more.

Feb 20, 2017

2.20.17 US Nonprofit News

Help Me Grow Western New York receives $1.8 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, CARE will hold a week long solidarity campaign "Walk In Her Shoes" beginning March 8, the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation will host their Gratitude Gala March 4, and more.

Feb 20, 2017

2.20.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina’s Pigeon River Fund awarded $309,635 to environmental groups working in Western North Carolina, Heart Math Tutoring held their Third Annual HearthThrob event to support the organization on February 10th, Local artists can apply for $1,500 grant from the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and more

Feb 13, 2017

Creating Change – A Brave Path Forward for Nonprofits Part 3

Change is not linear. It takes time, thought, and dedication to the process. A little patience with yourself, your team, and your organization can go a long way in moving forward.

Feb 13, 2017

The Many Applications of Design Thinking

Design thinking is a flexible process with many applications for nonprofit practitioners. Design thinking, or human-centered design, is a creative, iterative approach to problem-solving that places humans at the center of the process.