Stories From 2019

Apr 1, 2019

Building an Internet By and For Local Communities

While many assume most of the developed world enjoys high-speed connections at reasonably affordable prices, there remains a profound connectivity gap, even in the richest countries, like Canada and the United States. That digital divide is particularly pronounced in Indigenous communities. The Internet Society is working to change that.

Apr 1, 2019

Addressing Immediate and Long-Term Needs

By being able to address immediate needs and focus on long-term issues, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is able to support post 9/11 veterans, as well as those of previous and future conflicts.

Apr 1, 2019

Building Power: Advancing Gender Equity and Balance through 360 Degree Support

Win or lose, women should be encouraged to run for office and have the support to make it positive experience when they do so.

Apr 1, 2019

Protecting Americans’ Constitutional Rights

In a deeply divided country, the protection of our Constitution and the rights it affords us has never been more important. ICAP is on the front lines, fighting the most important legal battles of today while training the next generation to become the constitutional advocates of tomorrow.

Apr 1, 2019

Serving Those Who Preserve Our Freedom

“Semper Fi” means “Always Faithful,” and for 15 inspiring years (and many more to come), that’s what the Semper Fi Fund has been to those they assist: faithful to their unique and specific needs in ways that improve their lives for the long term.

Apr 1, 2019

4.1.19 US News

Parkland Health & Hospitals gives Beads of Courage to youngest burn survivors, Norwegian airlines unveiled its newest tail fin hero, Brooklyn Community Foundation launches $10 million fund for older adults, Blue Card Gala for Holocaust survivors moves to NYC's Center415 to meet registration demand, and more.

Apr 1, 2019

Mentoring Made the Methodology for Global Health Nonprofit

Based on repeated success around the world, Curamericas Global is scaling its programs using a proven methodology and focusing on prevention, health education, and establishing relationships with existing health facilities.

Apr 1, 2019

4.1.19 NC News

Eno River Farmers Market gets grant from Carolina Farm Credit, Peter Buffett comes to the Carolina Theater, Governor Cooper declares North Carolina as an Employment First State, Special Olympics NC hosts 2019 Plane Pull, and more.

Mar 25, 2019

The “Lean” Nonprofit

Companies are expected to not only deliver some profit, but to maximize shareholder value. In the same way, nonprofits must move beyond doing some good, to maximizing social impact and scale.

Mar 25, 2019

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New research published in the journal Administration & Society suggests that some nonprofits may be able to better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions.