Stories From Oct 2019

Oct 31, 2019

Ep 41: Systems of Support

Keith Timko (Executive Director and CEO of Support Center) and Eddie LaPorte (Executive Director of the New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives) sit down for a lively conversation about capacity building. The two talk about what this buzzword actually means, how both nonprofits and funders should be thinking about it, and who needs it? (Hint: all nonprofits.)

Oct 28, 2019

10.28.19 US News

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage awards 39 grants totaling more than $8.4 million, the Marguerite Casey Foundation names Carmen Rojas, Ph.D. as its next President and CEO, the Aspen Institute and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth create the Aspen Partnership for an Inclusive Economy, and more.

Oct 28, 2019

10.28.19 NC News

The North Carolina Zoo receives a $9,300 Environmental Stewardship grant, The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation founder Tracy Callahan receives the inaugural American Society for Dermatologic Surgery’s Sun Safe Hero Award, the North Carolina Aquariums will honor veterans and military service members with free admission on November 11th, and more.

Oct 21, 2019

Why Nonprofits Should Leverage a Cloud Financial Management Solution to Simplify Financial Processes for Growth

Growth is good for nonprofits because it means expanding the reach of your mission goals. But with growth comes more complex finances which can bog down your team and reduce capacity. Kim Grider from the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma talks about how implementing a cloud-based financial management system has helped free up time and resources, saved them money, and helped increase their mission work.

Oct 21, 2019

10.21.19 US News

Chevron donates $500k to neighborhoods impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda, David Tedesco wins Organizational Advocate Award, Do Good Institute releases report on young adult giving and volunteering, and more.

Oct 21, 2019

10.21.19 NC News

NC State's The Science House wins Duke Energy Foundation Award, Peg O'Connell named American Heart Association volunteer advocate of the year, Fall Arts Fair moves to Fletcher Park, and more.

Oct 14, 2019

10.14.19 US News

Golden Corral raises $2 million for Camp Corral, CARE of Southeastern Michigan adds new C-level officers, International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy Boston Chapter to hold opioid epidemic event, and more.

Oct 14, 2019

10.14.19 NC News

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources receives a grant from the National Park Service, Durham Technical Community College breaks ground on its new Applied Technologies building, The Barnabas Network will host its Fall Warehouse Furniture Sale Fundraiser, and more.

Oct 10, 2019

Ep 40: There Has to be Trust

With over 1.5 million nonprofits America, it's not surprising that many of them do similar work. There has been a push within the nonprofit sector for more collaboration and partnership, but what about taking that a step further? GuideStar's Holly Ivel and Foundation Center's Gabe Cohen talk about the merge between their two organizations into one nonprofit called Candid. They discuss the ups and downs of merging and what that process has looked like to them.

Oct 7, 2019

How to Re-Engage Inactive Donors For Sustainable Giving

"More than 75% of donors will give to a single nonprofit only once." So how do we foster a loyal donor community? Noah Barnett from Virtuous guides you in how to re-connect with one-time donors to create a positive and sustainable relationship.