Sandra Cyr

Nov 4, 2019

Stretching Family Control Over Charitable Interests

When a private foundation is established alongside either a charitable remainder trust or charitable lead trust, you and your family can receive all the usual benefits of these trusts while retaining charitable control—potentially forever.

Nov 4, 2019

Collaborating with Community Nonprofits to Address the Opioid Epidemic

The combination of a macro-vision with micro-community resourcing and collaboration is going to help us face our most pressing challenges. Collective impact can be achieved when active partners share their skills to reach a common goal.

Nov 4, 2019

Navigating Complexity, Building Trust

Please enjoy this piece on Missouri Health Connection from October 2017: Working with a commodity such as health information data requires a lot of trust. By building trust within their community, Missouri Health Connection has become a national leader in the Health Information Exchange space.

Nov 4, 2019

Bringing your Board on board in Systems Leadership

Systems leadership is complex and challenging, but when done right, can broaden the reach and scope of your nonprofit’s impact.

Oct 7, 2019

More Than Just A Vision

Southeastern Guide Dogs is not content with just the status quo. With a vision to be the best, they are making strides towards truly reaching to be the best that they can be.

Oct 7, 2019

Saving Place

Charged with leading a turnaround that would expand effectiveness while building on the organization's strong conservation legacy, the National Audubon Society has become one of the most effective conservation networks in the country under David Yarnold’s leadership.

Oct 7, 2019

Painting a Picture and a Photo for Philanthropy

How do you take a photograph that has impact, that might move people to take action to support and organization? Carol J. Walker of the Wild Horse Freedom Federation shares how her photography has helped save lives.

Oct 7, 2019

Building A Legacy Through Focus, Skill, and Effort

Since their inception in 2014, Mission K9 Rescue has grown exponentially. Hard work, a robust social media presence, partnerships, and complete transparency, are just a few of the reasons they continue to grow and thrive.

Sep 30, 2019

The Rise of Giving: American Philanthropy in WWI

World War I was an important turning point in the history of American philanthropy. The efforts of Americans across the economic spectrum greatly expanded during and after the war and helped guide their response to World War II and beyond, leaving a distinctive mark on twentieth century humanitarian efforts.

Sep 2, 2019

New and Strategic Approaches Lead to Winning Results

When you focus on what is important in communities it can lead to winning results. Oceana's Jacqueline Savitz shares how their bipartisan grassroots approach has made offshore drilling a hot-button issue that is avoided by politicians who seek coastal support.