7.24.17 US Nonprofit News
The Pop Culture Collaborative awarded over $700,000 in initial grant awards to social justice and entertainment organizations, Code For America partnered with the State of California to make GetCalFresh.org available to residents across the state, RespectabilityUSA is recruiting for its 2017 Fall National Leadership Fellowship cohort, applications are open now, and more.
7.24.17 NC Nonprofit News
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity has completed nearly 200 Home Repair projects since 2010, The North Carolina Housing Coalition was awarded over $1.1M to support homelessness prevention efforts, Spaces are available for a free Board Leadership Boot Camp in Fall 2017 presented by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC Foundation, Executive Service Corps of the Triangle, the Triangle Community Foundation and Youth Forward, and more.
Tips to Create a Corporate Culture Based on Philanthropy
Corporations want to distinguish themselves in the marketplace and do good for their communities. Eric Burger from VolunteerHub offers options for businesses to encourage their employees to be more philanthropic.
Coming Together For Social Good
Entrepreneurs take risks to build businesses and generate profit. Social entrepreneurs, on the other hand, take risks to have a positive impact on society with economic return as a byproduct. Nonprofits and foundations are beginning to invest and collaborate more actively in these change agents.
7.17.17 US Nonprofit News
Representatives from the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation presented Desi Strong Foundation with a surprise $10,000 check, Robert S. Scalea joined the Collegium Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, registration is now open for the Engineers Without Borders-USA Conference, and more.
7.17.17 NC Nonprofit News
Raleigh Little Theatre received over $740,000 from 39 individuals and eight institutions, United Way of Henderson County celebrated the opening of their new Born Learning Trail on the Oklawaha Greenway, The Jasmine Sickle Cell Warriors Foundation Inc. is looking for businesses and persons to help sponsor the third annual Sickle Cell Walk, and more.
Eight Books Every Nonprofit Leader Should Have in their Queue
Comparing the world of public relations to that of a nonprofit may seem illogical—like apples to oranges. But with closer examination you can identify similarities, core pillars of success, that frankly resonate across any industry or situation you may find yourself in throughout the course of a career—leadership, communication and self-awareness.
The Nonprofit in the Mirror: Truths to Unlock Your Growth Potential
How can your nonprofit define (or redefine) your brand, secure valuable face time with key donors, and remain relevant in an ever changing nonprofit, political, economic, and social environment? Risha Bailey offers four takeaways that will help you explore ways to scale for growth in the years to come.
7.10.17 US Nonprofit News
15 American Academy of Family Physicians Chapters each received a $5,000 grant, Accountability Counsel named Gary Cookhorn to the organization’s board of directors, StoryCenter will host a digital storytelling workshop at Hayward Public Library, and more.
7.10.17 NC Nonprofit News
The Golden Leaf Foundation awarded several Triad organizations and groups a total of $12.4 million, Journeymen Triangle held their annual TNT fireworks fundraiser sale this past week, Student Action with Farmworkers will host an End of the Summer Celebration in August, and more.