Stories From Jul 2017

Jul 17, 2017

Coming Together For Social Good

Entrepreneurs take risks to build businesses and generate profit. Social entrepreneurs, on the other hand, take risks to have a positive impact on society with economic return as a byproduct. Nonprofits and foundations are beginning to invest and collaborate more actively in these change agents.

Jul 17, 2017

7.17.17 US Nonprofit News

Representatives from the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation presented Desi Strong Foundation with a surprise $10,000 check, Robert S. Scalea joined the Collegium Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, registration is now open for the Engineers Without Borders-USA Conference, and more.

Jul 17, 2017

7.17.17 NC Nonprofit News

Raleigh Little Theatre received over $740,000 from 39 individuals and eight institutions, United Way of Henderson County celebrated the opening of their new Born Learning Trail on the Oklawaha Greenway, The Jasmine Sickle Cell Warriors Foundation Inc. is looking for businesses and persons to help sponsor the third annual Sickle Cell Walk, and more.

Jul 17, 2017

Eight Books Every Nonprofit Leader Should Have in their Queue

Comparing the world of public relations to that of a nonprofit may seem illogical—like apples to oranges. But with closer examination you can identify similarities, core pillars of success, that frankly resonate across any industry or situation you may find yourself in throughout the course of a career—leadership, communication and self-awareness.

Jul 10, 2017

The Nonprofit in the Mirror: Truths to Unlock Your Growth Potential

How can your nonprofit define (or redefine) your brand, secure valuable face time with key donors, and remain relevant in an ever changing nonprofit, political, economic, and social environment? Risha Bailey offers four takeaways that will help you explore ways to scale for growth in the years to come.

Jul 10, 2017

7.10.17 US Nonprofit News

15 American Academy of Family Physicians Chapters each received a $5,000 grant, Accountability Counsel named Gary Cookhorn to the organization’s board of directors, StoryCenter will host a digital storytelling workshop at Hayward Public Library, and more.

Jul 10, 2017

7.10.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Golden Leaf Foundation awarded several Triad organizations and groups a total of $12.4 million, Journeymen Triangle held their annual TNT fireworks fundraiser sale this past week, Student Action with Farmworkers will host an End of the Summer Celebration in August, and more.

Jul 3, 2017

An Integrated Approach to Social Change

The Omega Institute was born out of the belief that if you if you work on yourself, if you become a kinder, more compassionate person, the world will become a better place. Now in its 40th year, almost 1 million people have participated in Omega’s workshops, conferences and retreats that are designed to inspire personal and social change.

Jul 3, 2017

LEADing the Way for a New Model of Sustainability

By becoming leaner in its operations, more selective and engaged in its recruiting practices, more strategic in fundraising and development strategies, and more intentional in research and development, Shaw University’s renaissance has been nothing less than transformational.

Jul 3, 2017

Using New Media to Educate on Traditional Practices

BimBam, sometimes referred to as the "Schoolhouse Rock for Jews," has embraced new media to reach its target audience. Learn about how the organization finds inventive ways to educate on traditional Judaic practices.