Features

Feb 5, 2018

The Power of Relationships: Bringing People Together to Improve Public Safety

For Safe & Sound, outputs, metrics and evaluation have all been critical in determining the organization's success. The true measure, however, is in the relationships they've created within their own community.

Feb 5, 2018

A Community Based Approach to Criminal Justice Reform

Since their founding in 2007, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice has become a leading voice in the South seeking with justice within communities, particularly on issues where race, class, and politics intersect.

Feb 5, 2018

Connecting Advocates and Survivors, At Home and Abroad

The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence is a national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Feb 5, 2018

Room to Mess-Up: Nonprofits and Innovation

Inmates to Entrepreneurs isn’t a nonprofit, but its innovative work and mission focus bring to light a need for flexibility and innovation as nonprofits seek to grow and create a larger impact in their communities and the world.

Feb 5, 2018

Understanding Your Own Power

You Have The Power was created from a place of isolation and silence. Since then, YHTP has spread awareness of violent crimes across all ages and classes, sparking dialogue from universities to prisons.

Feb 5, 2018

Partnering with Communal Knowledge to a Create Safe Space

Please enjoy this feature from our archives published December 2015. To see the positive outcomes of diversity and adapt to an increasingly-globalized society, Roanoke-based Local Colors works with local police and cultural groups to create a safe space and welcoming environment for all.

Jan 2, 2018

Gaining Traction with Citizen Science

By creating a culture that emphasizes the needs of individual patients, LymeDisease.org's MyLymeData has grown to become the largest operational research study on Lyme Disease and in the top five percent of patient registries in America.

Jan 2, 2018

A Nonprofit’s Role in Medical Research

In today’s environment of uncertain federal funding, medical research foundations must be flexible and creative in finding ways to allow unseen volunteers and donors not only to save and change lives, but experience the joy of it all. 

Jan 2, 2018

The Elephant in the Pink Room

Patient leadership is at the core of METAvivor’s model, focusing on the ways that a funding entity can serve as an advocate and can involve the patient at every step of the process.

Jan 2, 2018

Successfully Merging Two Legacy Organizations Requires the Right Vision and Strategy

Since their merger of the National Parkinson Foundation and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the newly-formed Parkinson's Foundation has seen an increased impact in their ability to carry out their mission.