Features

Feb 4, 2019

Survivor Centered, Survivor Focused

We are focused on communities, on organizations, and on individuals. We’ve had the most success when we return to our northern star—working in service of our goal of survivor-centered service.

Feb 4, 2019

Design Thinking in the Nonprofit World

Nonprofits are, by their very nature, required to be creative in their efficiency and operational approaches. Design Thinking is a strong tool to enable this at little cost.

Feb 4, 2019

How Higher Education Can Close the Technology Skills Gap

Higher education is well positioned to close the technology skills gap, if both students and schools take the proper steps to adequately position themselves to reflect the job market. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Dr. Aisha Francis shares some effective strategies they have implemented to address this issue.

Feb 4, 2019

Following the Siren’s Song

Sirenian International speaks for the manatees (and dugongs).

Feb 4, 2019

Of Cat Videos and Adorable Toddlers

Developing a polished, professional presence on the Internet can be a time-consuming, technically demanding, frustrating undertaking. This is where Atlanta-based 48in48 comes into play.

Jan 7, 2019

Collaborative Philanthropy Magnifies the Impact of Marine Giving

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation and The Moore Charitable Foundation work together worldwide to support the establishment of marine protected areas through an international funders’ collaborative called Oceans 5.

Jan 7, 2019

Beginning Our Labors Anew

The need for philanthropy doesn’t decrease over time. As philanthropy helps you achieve the dreams you had, it also opens the door for the next iteration of those dreams, the next generation of those dreams consistent with your community’s mission and philosophy.

Jan 7, 2019

Putting Trust in Philanthropy

Craig Newmark views his philanthropy as a work in progress. He admits that there are limitations to his knowledge and skills, and he trusts that the organizations he supports will be a lot smarter than he could be in determining how to use his funding.

Jan 7, 2019

Beyond Borders

Plenty of compassion can be given from one helping hand reaching across the border.  

Jan 7, 2019

Staying Relevant for 21st Century Audience

Maintaining an active online presence has helped DES Action to stay connected to existing members and attract new ones including the 3rd generation of exposed individuals.