Stories From Aug 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Ep 34: Be Honest, Be Direct

Nonprofits often feel pressure to put on a show of positivity, especially in front of funders. In this episode of The Nonprofit Experience, Phil Buchanan from the Center for Effective Philanthropy and Tiffany Gueye of Blue Meridian Partners talk about ...

Aug 26, 2019

Rebuilding Civic Confidence in These Hard Times

After empty words and broken promises, many communities feel frustrated and distrustful. How do we rebuild civic trust and confidence head down a path of communication and healing? Read Rich Harwood's advice.

Aug 26, 2019

El Pueblo: the Definition of Community

Rhetoric is important for the nonprofit sector, because it’s a means of getting “people to listen to their message.” El Pueblo has demonstrated the effectiveness of mission alignment to create safe environments that foster critical dialogues that lead to systemic change.

Aug 26, 2019

Getting Beyond the Buzzword of Inclusion: Local and Global Perspectives

These days, people like to talk about "diversity, equity, and inclusion," but what does that really look like when put into practice? Sapphira Goradia of the Goradia Foundation and Courtney Rice from the Robins Foundation show how these buzzwords can be implemented at both local and global levels.

Aug 26, 2019

8.26.19 International News

Global Women's Leadership Network receives donation from CO-OP Financial Services, WaterAid joins W+W Alliance, International Committee of the Red Cross releases annual report, and more.

Aug 26, 2019

8.26.19 US News

$6.5 in dentistry donated to Smile Generation Service Day, CureDuchenne hires Erin Frey, The Roddenberry Foundation holds digital survey, and more.

Aug 26, 2019

8.26.19 NC News

The Beehive Collection seeks applicants for environmental justice grants, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity opens second ReStore, Marbles Kids Museum to hold $10,000 raffle, and more.

Aug 21, 2019

Ep 33: Back to Whatever Normal Is

Through the lens of the devastating floods across Nashville and Middle Tennessee in May of 2010, Lori Shinton of Hands on Nashvile and Regine Webster from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy talk about disaster response and the challenges organizations and communities face in the aftermath.

Aug 19, 2019

8.19.19 US News

Manhattan Institute distributes Civil Society Awards, Obama Foundation names first president, Foundation for Global Sports Development launches Courage First initiative, and more.

Aug 19, 2019

8.19.19 NC News

North Carolina's Land and Water Fund distributes $27 million in grants, Keith Nealson named chief ranger of North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, Closing the Hunger Gap Conference comes to Raleigh, and more.