Stories From Sep 2019

Sep 30, 2019

The Rise of Giving: American Philanthropy in WWI

World War I was an important turning point in the history of American philanthropy. The efforts of Americans across the economic spectrum greatly expanded during and after the war and helped guide their response to World War II and beyond, leaving a distinctive mark on twentieth century humanitarian efforts.

Sep 30, 2019

9.30.2019 International News

Israel Cancer Research Fund distributes $4.3 million in grants, Davi Kopenawa Yanomami wins Right Livelihood Award, Global NGO Technology Report 2019 publishes, and more.

Sep 30, 2019

9.30.2019 US News

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services distributes $10 million in grants, Alice Rodd O'Rourke joins Make-A-Wish America, Los Angeles Dodgers + LA County Department of Mental Health launches mental health awareness campaign, and more.

Sep 30, 2019

9.30.2019 NC News

ArtsGreensboro seeks teach art grant applicants, Richard Whittington joins University of North Carolina School of the Arts, NC Rural Center releases 2018-2019 impact report, and more.

Sep 25, 2019

Ep 38: What Happens Next Is Up To You

In a time that feels more partisan than ever, how do we bring people together? Maybe it's as simple as actually bringing people together to talk over a meal. That's the idea behind the "On the Table" initiative. Lilly Weinberg from the Knight Foundation talks with Kathryn Dennis from the Community Foundation of Central Georgia about how Macon, Georgia implemented "On the Table" in their community.

Sep 23, 2019

What to Expect During a Nonprofit Audit Process

Audits can be nerve-wracking and confusing for nonprofits, but they're also essential for transparency and accountability. Julleen Snyder from Jacobson Jarvis breaks it down for you, demystifying the process and giving you tips for smooth-sailing.

Sep 23, 2019

Capacity Building (Part 4): How to Develop a Viable Succession Plan for Your Organization

Change is part of nonprofit life and it's important to be prepared for it. In the fourth installment of their series on Capacity Building, Peter Gamache, Ph.D. and Jackie Griffin of Turnaround Life, Inc. talk about tips for a smooth transition.

Sep 23, 2019

9.23.2019 US News

New executive director joins Walton Family Foundation, Allstate Foundation funds Denver Education Accelerator, Common Impact releases disaster response report, and more.

Sep 23, 2019

9.23.2019 NC News

HanesBrands donates $1 million of underwear to Hurricane Dorian victims, Sandra J. Doran transitions from interim president to president of Salem Academy and College, North Carolina PTA holds School Meal Challenge Event, and more.

Sep 23, 2019

Transitions of Trailblazers (Part 4): Setting the Stage for Sustained Social Change

In the fourth and last installment of the series, Barbara Kazdan and Lynn Price enlisted a small cohort of Ashoka Fellows to examine their leadership transitions and share their learnings as a resource for the field. They aimed to inform the field by collecting and probing the insights and experiences – personal and professional - of path-setting nonprofit founders.