Mar 12, 2018

Leveraging Ambassador Programs

St. Baldrick's Foundation's Jane Ridolfi Hoppen offers tips on how to build, execute and foster a strong Ambassador program within your organization.

Mar 12, 2018

The Three Plus Three Approach: Six Fundamentals for Building a Mid-Level Strategy Your Donors (and Colleagues) Will Love

The process of launching a highly personalized mid-level program is not only worth the effort to drive more revenue and stronger donor relationships, it will likely teach your organization something about your donors you didn’t know before and can even create stronger internal collaboration across departments.

Mar 12, 2018

3.12.18 US Nonprofit News

The International African American Museum receives $350,000 pledge from SunTrust Bank Charitable Irrevocable Trust, the city of Los Angeles and national civil rights leaders commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of Chavez's 25-day water-only fast, the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU presents the U.S. premiere of Stranded in Shanghai: Arthur Rothstein’s Photographs of the Hongkew Ghetto, 1946, and more.

Mar 12, 2018

3.12.18 NC Nonprofit News

Housing for New Hope meets fundraising goal for their Hearts for Durham campaign, the Athenian Press & Workshops will celebrate their grand opening on March 25th, Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro kicks off their new season of Lunch & Learn at the Lusk Center, and more.

Mar 12, 2018

Service-Learning Programs Prove to Be a Valuable Resource for Nonprofits

The skilled, supervised, volunteer help provided through service-learning programs on campuses across the country have enabled countless nonprofits to meet their goals and fulfill their missions more effectively. 

Mar 5, 2018

Renewing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Through their fellowship program, Venture for America injects entrepreneurial life into American cities that are struggling financially.

Mar 5, 2018

Playing the Long Game

Please enjoy this feature from our archives that originally published in January 2016. While the scope of the work that MDC does is vast, ultimately what it does is identify people and communities in need, and then align resources and infrastructure in order for the people and communities to be successful. In working with leadership, infrastructure and institutions, MDC is making permanent change in institutions or systems that will continue long after they are gone.

Feb 26, 2018

Getting Started on the Sustainable Development Goals

For governments, nonprofits, foundations, and multinational agencies, community foundations are a critically important partner and convener that can ensure that locally-relevant programming that help us all achieve the Global Goals in every community around the world.

Feb 26, 2018

Too much of a good thing? Don’t get lost in the hype of new fundraising tech.

Regardless of tomorrow’s ‘next big thing’ in fundraising, one principle is sure to remain constant: An intentional, mission-driven fundraising campaign that meets donors on their turf—whether that’s in a ballroom or on their cell phones—never goes out of style.

Feb 12, 2018

Survival Tips for the New Era of Fundraising

If the bulk of your fundraising budget is still directed toward age-old direct mailing campaigns, BDO's Andrea Wilson offers some emerging trends to consider exploring.