Stories From Sep 2017

Sep 25, 2017

Investing in Human Capital

Nonprofit leaders must be proactive about sustaining their human resources to recruit and retain talent. By empowering staff, engaging supporters and encouraging storytelling, the Duke Lemur Center demonstrates its commitment to its human capital.

Sep 25, 2017

9.25.17 International Nonprofit News

BirdLife International's "Irreplaceable" series casts a light on the globally-significant bird habitats in danger of disappearing forever, Benevity releases new data showing a significant shift in charitable donation trends in 2016 and 2017, Alkermes is accepting applications for the 2nd annual Alkermes Inspiration Grants initiative, and more.

Sep 25, 2017

9.25.17 US Nonprofit News

enCourage Kids Foundation hosts its ninth annual Camp Pontiac weekend getaway, Discovery’s Animal Planet and Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife team up for “Blood Ivory,” documentary, Tufts University receives an $8 million gift from the McDonnell Family Foundation, and more.

Sep 25, 2017

Affordable Sources for Professional Learning

While the concept of investing in more education may seem unmanageable to nonprofit employees, FleishmanHillard offers some free and easy-to-access resources that arm you with further knowledge to better serve both those around you and yourself.

Sep 25, 2017

9.25.17 NC Nonprofit News

Student Action with Farmworkers hosts their orientation retreat, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is providing $100,000 to organizations across the state in response to the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Mint Museum opens its exhibit on the costume designs of William Ivey Long, and more.

Sep 25, 2017

September 2017 – NC Grants Roundup

GreenHill receives $5,000 from PNC to continue to expand the reach of free Family Night., The Winston-Salem Foundation donates $467,632 in Community Grants to 22 local nonprofit organizations, The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers will hold the 2017 NCNG Foundation Fair October 18th on Warren Wilson College’s campus in Swannanoa, and more

Sep 25, 2017

Dissecting BDO’s New Benchmarking Survey: Why You Should Assess Yourself

Benchmarking allows you to see what’s working for other organizations—and where nonprofits are risking falling short. BDO's Laurie De Armond and Adam Cole share findings from BDO's first nonprofit benchmarking survey, Nonprofit Standards.

Sep 18, 2017

9.18.17 US Nonprofit News

Executive Director Nicole Rom presents Climate Generation’s work at the Climate Education & Opportunities Collective Impact Summit, Fidelity Charitable collaborates with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to provide lists of organizations providing relief services for Hurricanes Irma and Harvey for grant recommendations, the Jewish Communal Fund approves grants totaling $1.35 million to local Jewish charities in the New York area, and more.

Sep 18, 2017

9.18.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design holds Opening Reception and Curators' Talk with 2017 Curatorial Fellows for the Crafted Stranger exhibit, the North Carolina Arts Council to present a multi-media artist profile each week for its series 50 for 50: Artists Celebrate North Carolina in honor of its 50th anniversary, Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate to accept applications for its 2018-2019 Community Health Grants Program through November 18th, and more.

Sep 11, 2017

Hacking Nonprofit Collaboration

Nine considerations for nonprofits looking to maximize social impact through collaboration.