Stories From Oct 2018

Oct 22, 2018

Looking Good

Just as every person has a one-of-a-kind personality, every organization – from an international business to a grassroots nonprofit — has a brand. Rather than create a brand, pay attention to the brand your organization is already broadcasting to the public.

Oct 22, 2018

Three Questions Nonprofits Must Ask Corporate Sponsors

Strong partnerships are built through honest relationships and communications. In order to create this kind of relationship, nonprofits need to ask three questions of any potential funder before the relationship begins.

Oct 22, 2018

10.22.2018 NC News

SECU Foundation gives $2 million to revitalize Southeast Raleigh, North Carolina education leaders form FAST NC, the Durham Rescue Mission reschedules annual fundraising banquet, and more.

Oct 17, 2018

Ep 8: Naming Chairs

Development Directors Caleb Baker and Greg Lowenhagen talk about the evolving blend of outreach and relationship building that goes into creating a sustainable fundraising strategy

Oct 15, 2018

10.15.18 US News

Stanford receives nearly $250 million in recent gifts, the Council on Foundations appoints Kathleen P. Enright as new President and CEO, Alliance Healthcare Foundation launches Request for Proposal to establish the Valley Wellness Foundation, and more.

Oct 15, 2018

10.15.2018 NC News

The Isabella Santos Foundation gives $10,000 to The Levine Children's Hospital, The North Carolina Humanities Council honors Dr. Margaret Donovan Bauer, Guilford Green Foundation hosts PrEP for Pride, and more.

Oct 10, 2018

Ep 7: Speaking the Language

Professor Amanda Stewart discusses nonprofit research with Shalina Omar, a graduate student in Linguistics who has recently translated some of Dr. Stewart's academic writing for a nonprofit practitioner audience.

Oct 8, 2018

10.08.2018 US News Bits

Pro-Vision receives a $450,000 gift from The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation names their 2018 MacArthur Fellows, Johnson & Johnson Vision launches worldwide campaign to #spotlightsight in honor of World Sight Day, and more.

Oct 8, 2018

Professional Development, What is it Good For? Absolutely Everything.

By increasing professional development opportunities, the nonprofit sector can solve three critical challenges: societal image, employee retention and organizational strength. It’s a win-win.

Oct 8, 2018

Shared Services: A Model for Nonprofit Innovation and Collaboration

Collaboration can be beneficial, but each form of collaboration brings their own complexity and risks, time commitment and costs. An outside expert can help you think through the options and recommend solutions that have worked for other nonprofit organizations.