Stories From Sep 2018

Sep 26, 2018

Ep 5: Volunteers Make the House a Home

Executive Director Mona Johnson-Gibson and longtime volunteer Marguerite Rupar discuss establishing and running the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, and the role volunteers have played in its survival and success.

Sep 24, 2018

Raising a Generous Generation

By involving your children in your charitable decisions and actions, you can give them the desire, confidence and skills they will need to extend your family’s commitment to “doing good” and “giving back” well into the future.

Sep 24, 2018

Charitable Giving Seen As Subjective Decision Even In The Face Of Objective Information

If the goal is to further the effective-altruism movement and maximize welfare, providing more information may not be enough to change how people choose to spend their money on charities. The key may lie in altering how people think about charity altogether.

Sep 24, 2018

#RelationshipGoals: How to Build a Great Board/Executive Director Partnership

The ED is the public face of your organization. The right one will get your board, staff, and volunteers revved up about what you do and how you contribute to the greater good.

Sep 24, 2018

Valuing Your Volunteers

Recognizing your organization’s volunteers in a way that makes them feel valued and appreciated is more important than ever. Volunteer and program coordinators across the sector offer ways that they appreciate their volunteers.

Sep 24, 2018

9.24.18 International News

The Helmsley Charitable Trust awards $4.75M grant to the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel, The Eastern Economic Forum took place September 11th, Innovation: Africa enters global partnership with Bayport Financial Services, and more.

Sep 24, 2018

9.24.18 US News

The John A. Hartford Foundation awards four new grants totaling nearly $7 million, The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research and Education building officially opens, Mercy Corps deploys to the hardest hit areas in North and South Carolina, and more.

Sep 24, 2018

Beyond the Mission: Instrumental Values of Nonprofit Organizations

The more we understand and apply instrumental values, the more effective nonprofit leadership will be.

Sep 24, 2018

9.24.18 NC News

The North Carolina Arts Council awards grants totaling more than $7.2 million, HandsOn Northwest North Carolina hosts 'Governance,' the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division sets up toll-free legal aid hotline for Hurricane Florence survivors, and more.

Sep 19, 2018

Ep 4: Sad LOL

Communication professionals and former colleagues Molly Rivera and Jen Newmeyer reflect on the challenges they shared and how their careers and expectations have evolved since moving on to new roles in the nonprofit sector.