Stories From Oct 2017

Oct 30, 2017

10.30.17 International Nonprofit News

Norwegian launches a new environmental initiative with the slogan "Plant for the Planet," the Honda Canada Foundation to donate $750,000 in support of the Matthews House capital campaign as it expands its services to families in South Simcoe, His Highness the Aga Khan receives the Champion for Global Change award at the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Dinner in New York City, and more.

Oct 30, 2017

10.30.17 US Nonprofit News

The Barr Foundation welcomes Sue Tierney and Lee Pelton as members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, applications are open through January 31st for KidsGardening's newest grant opportunity, Budding Botanist, General Motors to contribute $5 million to the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to help launch innovative experiences through new exhibitions and programs, and more.

Oct 30, 2017

10.30.17 NC Nonprofit News

Thanksgiving week, known as flotilla week in Wrightsville Beach, will highlight the 34th annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla, featuring a massive 20-minute Zambelli Fireworks display and the 13th annual Airlie Gardens’ Enchanted Airlie, ArtsGreensboro hosts artist talks at GreenHill on October 25th with Two Artists | One Space artists Renzo Ortega and Antoine Williams, the North Carolina Humanities Council awards $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University's "The Virtual Martin Luther King Project," and more.

Oct 30, 2017

October 2017 – NC Grants Roundup

The North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University‘s “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project,” The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers hosted its annual Foundation Fair on October 18th in Swannanoa, NC, Through its summer Community Grants cycle, the Cumberland Community Foundation is making $307,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations, and more

Oct 23, 2017

The Mindful Art of ASKING

Bringing a mindful approach to fundraising can greatly improve the solicitation process. Mary Lin McBride from Mindful Resolution suggests a helpful acronym to center oneself before that next big meeting.

Oct 23, 2017

Advocacy: A Bridge Between Research and Policy

Data provides the key to unlocking the minds of decision makers, though determining how best to communicate these results can be a challenge. Using data derived from credible research in advocacy efforts is one way to combat challenges in policy adoption.

Oct 23, 2017

Media Relations Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

While it may appear the odds are getting stacked even higher against nonprofits, working with and mastering media outreach serves as a method to rise above the crowd and generate positive attention for their organization’s causes and accomplishments.

Oct 23, 2017

6 Tips for Better Media Relationships

Because today’s media landscape offers a variety of channels and forums to consume news, it’s crucial to understand how to pitch each type of media. FleishmanHillard offers six quick tips on how to successfully work with each segment of the media– from print to podcasts.

Oct 23, 2017

3 Reasons Why You Should Try Social Fundraising This Holiday Season

Get out there this holiday season and make sure social fundraising is a part of your mix. You’ve got nothing to lose and a whole lot to gain.

Oct 23, 2017

10.23.17 US Nonprofit News

Norwalk Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) launch the MSK Physicians at Norwalk Hospital, a new cancer care collaboration, AIDS United awards grants to 10 community-based organizations for its Positive Organizing Project, The Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Lauderdale/Broward Chapter will host its 30th annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on November 15th, and more.