The Right Thing To Do
Veteran board member Creighton Blackwell and newly minted board chair Luke Weingarten discuss nonprofit boards, engaging stakeholders, and why you don't always need a preponderance of data to know what's right.
1.21.19 US News
Indiana University alumnus Doug Hamilton and his partner of 35 years, Don Vossburg, create new $2.2 million scholarship for LGBTQ students, IEG names Peter Laatz as its new Global Managing Director, Keep America Beautiful is teaming up to help mobilize affiliate organizations and volunteers across the country to clean up these shared public spaces during shutdown, and more.
1.21.19 NC News
The North Carolina Community Foundation board of directors allocates $1 million for the initial round of grants to support long-term recovery from Hurricane Florence, The Duke Endowment appoints Lily Zhang to the new position of Associate Director of Data & Analytics, The Beehive Collective is currently accepting applications for their 2019 Small Grant, and more.
What’s So Great About Harvard?
In our debut episode of Season 2, philanthropist Chuck ReCorr, whose Harvard 100 program provides Triangle-area nonprofit leaders an immersive learning experience, and nonprofit consultant Staci Barfield, a Harvard 100 alum, discuss the value of invest...
Moving Beyond Startup
The Lone Survivor Foundation offers a clear example of a nonprofit that has moved beyond its preliminary success. Several key strategies can be taken from the foundation’s success, such as name recognition and branding, collaboration with like-minded organizations, and portfolio diversification can help nonprofits attain long-term sustainability.
1.14.19 US News
The Art of Elysium hosts their 12th Annual Black Tie celebration, HEAVEN, Eight organizations in three southeast Michigan counties receive $1.1 million in grants from the Community Foundation, The Foundation for Child Development hosts webinar, and more!
1.14.19 NC News
CFC gives furloughed federal employees short-term assistance during shutdown, The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter hosts “Alzheimer’s Advocacy 101," 24 Foundation kicks off its 18th annual 24 Hours of Booty, and more.
Collaborative Philanthropy Magnifies the Impact of Marine Giving
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation and The Moore Charitable Foundation work together worldwide to support the establishment of marine protected areas through an international funders’ collaborative called Oceans 5.
Beginning Our Labors Anew
The need for philanthropy doesn’t decrease over time. As philanthropy helps you achieve the dreams you had, it also opens the door for the next iteration of those dreams, the next generation of those dreams consistent with your community’s mission and philosophy.
Putting Trust in Philanthropy
Craig Newmark views his philanthropy as a work in progress. He admits that there are limitations to his knowledge and skills, and he trusts that the organizations he supports will be a lot smarter than he could be in determining how to use his funding.