Stories From Jan 2019

Jan 30, 2019

This Rural Work

Randolph Keaton, Executive Director of Men & Women United for Youth & Families, and Shawn Maynor, Mayor of Bolton, NC, reflect on the challenges of working in rural communities and the importance of partnerships, accountability and succession planning.

Jan 28, 2019

Bitcoin: Fundraising for the Future

As the use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general continues to grow, it’s critical that organizations understand best practices of accepting donations in virtual currency.

Jan 28, 2019

Experienced a Dip in Last Year’s Giving? How Nonprofits Can Mitigate the Impact of Tax Reform

How greatly tax reform will impact charitable giving remains to be seen. Nevertheless, while some changes have led certain organizations to reap lower-than-normal annual giving amounts in 2018, the upside is that it has also prompted many others to turn a new eye toward their operations, financial management, and tax planning strategies.

Jan 28, 2019

1.28.19 International News

Co-Impact awards first round of grants totaling $80 million to improve the lives of people in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières calls on Yemeni authorities to clear explosive devices from civilian areas, The Palestinian Museum promotes new exhibition and Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery, and more.

Jan 28, 2019

1.28.19 US News

Barrett-Jackson holds the 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, The Petersen Automotive Museum receives a $5 million gift, Pearl S. Buck International hosts the annual Woman of Influence Award, and more.

Jan 28, 2019

1.28.19 NC News

Providence Day School in Charlotte completes its largest capital campaign, SHIFT NC names Dana Mangum New Chief Executive Officer, NC Harm Reduction Coalition distributes 100,000th overdose prevention kit in North Carolina, and more.

Jan 23, 2019

The Right Thing To Do

Veteran board member Creighton Blackwell and newly minted board chair Luke Weingarten discuss nonprofit boards, engaging stakeholders, and why you don't always need a preponderance of data to know what's right.

Jan 21, 2019

1.21.19 US News

Indiana University alumnus Doug Hamilton and his partner of 35 years, Don Vossburg, create new $2.2 million scholarship for LGBTQ students, IEG names Peter Laatz as its new Global Managing Director, Keep America Beautiful is teaming up to help mobilize affiliate organizations and volunteers across the country to clean up these shared public spaces during shutdown, and more. 

Jan 21, 2019

1.21.19 NC News

The North Carolina Community Foundation board of directors allocates $1 million for the initial round of grants to support long-term recovery from Hurricane Florence, The Duke Endowment appoints Lily Zhang to the new position of Associate Director of Data & Analytics, The Beehive Collective is currently accepting applications for their 2019 Small Grant, and more.

Jan 16, 2019

What’s So Great About Harvard?

In our debut episode of Season 2, philanthropist Chuck ReCorr, whose Harvard 100 program provides Triangle-area nonprofit leaders an immersive learning experience, and nonprofit consultant Staci Barfield, a Harvard 100 alum, discuss the value of invest...