Stories From Feb 2019

Feb 20, 2019

Ep 22: Am I Cut Out For This?

Teacher Bee Smith and Executive Director Heather Ratliff of The Child Development Center discuss their work with special needs children and finding fulfillment under challenging conditions.

Feb 18, 2019

2.18.19 US News

Janie's Fund raises $2.8 million at Steven Tyler's Grammy Awards viewing party, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts appoints Henry Timms as President and CEO, The Field Foundation and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation partner to create a more equitable Chicago, and more.

Feb 18, 2019

2.18.19 NC News

Mecklenburg County Village HeartBEAT wins $500,000 in Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, ArtsGreensboro names Jada Monica Drew as 2019 Chair of Annual ArtsFund campaign, Institute for Nonprofits at NC State and Office of Raleigh Arts hosts COMx at Google Fiber in Raleigh on February 28th, SOAR hosts free Community Health Fair on March 30th in Raleigh, and more.

Feb 13, 2019

Ep 21: Recreating Normal

Terrence Smith and Noran Sanford of Growing Change reflect on the special significance of operating a sustainable farm and education center inside a decommissioned prison in Wagram, NC.

Feb 11, 2019

Making Media Attention Work for Your Nonprofit

Media coverage brings an array of attention to the work and mission of a nonprofit. Preparation is key, and coordination is encouraged for agency synchronicity.

Feb 11, 2019

2.11.19 US News

Guidestar and the Foundation Center merge to form Candid, Airstream matches donations up to $25,000 given to the National Forest Foundation to support Campsite Cleanup Campaign, Central Scholarship's first Executive Director, Margie Black Warres, dies at age 100, Young People's Chorus of New York City hosts Annual Gala Benefit Concert and Dinner in March, and more.

Feb 11, 2019

2.11.19 NC News

The Forsyth Promise receives $150,000 from StriveTogether, Corinth Holders High School welcomes Veda Tucker from Rachel's Challenge, Stephanie Trunzo, Global Head of IBM Cloud Garage, to accept CEDAW award at WomenNC gala, and more.

Feb 6, 2019

Ep 20: This Is Not a Think Tank

Attorneys Whitney Stanley and Mitch Yelverton of Duke's Office of Research Contracts discuss nonprofit governance, accountability and their work with the Triangle chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

Feb 4, 2019

Survivor Centered, Survivor Focused

We are focused on communities, on organizations, and on individuals. We’ve had the most success when we return to our northern star—working in service of our goal of survivor-centered service.

Feb 4, 2019

Design Thinking in the Nonprofit World

Nonprofits are, by their very nature, required to be creative in their efficiency and operational approaches. Design Thinking is a strong tool to enable this at little cost.