Features

Jun 3, 2019

Honoring a Life Well-Lived

When the face of the average person changes, so too must our memorialization practices. That’s what the Funeral Service Foundation has learned in over 70 years of service, that in order to honor a life well lived, funeral service professionals must reflect who it is they serve.

Jun 3, 2019

Saving Money to Achieve Your Mission

PowerOptions offers the best energy supply arrangements available in the market today. It’s a reciprocal arrangement—the greater the number of their members, the larger PowerOptions’ leverage in the market, which allows nonprofits to direct resources toward their own important missions.

Jun 3, 2019

Managing Dedication

The Guardians of the National Cemetery coordinate their volunteers not only based on organization needs; they consider what skills and desires brings their volunteers to the cause.

Jun 3, 2019

Shop, Get Rebates, Grow the Economy

Loyalty shopping and rewards programs come and go in many cities but Shop Newark is slowly proving that it can provide equitable solutions with real rebates where people can begin to see a bit of relief on their property taxes or utilities. 

May 6, 2019

Getting Their Internal House in Order: A Day of Conversation Prepares Clergy to Help Congregants Face End of Life Issues

While 90 percent of Americans think having conversations about what it means to live well until the very end are important, most of us don’t know how to begin them—or wait too long, which can be too late.

May 6, 2019

Re-imagining a Historical Legacy

The Give Me a Chance Learning Center, a program of the Daughters of Charity Foundation, seeks to serve the needs of the whole family. Like the settlement houses of a century ago, Give Me A Chance is a space where people from different backgrounds build community, learning and growing into whatever they desire to be.

May 6, 2019

Justice Derived from Faith

The NC Council of Churches prides itself on developing programs based on the issues that scripture says are important, as well as what speaks to our contemporary climate.

May 6, 2019

Transformation Together: The Journey of StepUp Parents and Their Children

Please enjoy this piece from the archives from March 2017. When thinking about how to alleviate generational poverty StepUp Ministry learned that, despite economic conditions, parents’ aspire and dream for their children to have an opportunity to fare better than they had. But, it is difficult to serve parents without serving their children or to serve the children without also offering services to their parents.

Apr 1, 2019

Building an Internet By and For Local Communities

While many assume most of the developed world enjoys high-speed connections at reasonably affordable prices, there remains a profound connectivity gap, even in the richest countries, like Canada and the United States. That digital divide is particularly pronounced in Indigenous communities. The Internet Society is working to change that.

Apr 1, 2019

Addressing Immediate and Long-Term Needs

By being able to address immediate needs and focus on long-term issues, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is able to support post 9/11 veterans, as well as those of previous and future conflicts.