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.
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.
Following the Siren’s Song
Sirenian International speaks for the manatees (and dugongs).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plenty of compassion can be given from one helping hand reaching across the border.
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.
Shining Example of a Public-Private Partnership
Every organization wants a culture of philanthropy, but there are few who truly understand and embrace the work needed to create it. With a heavy emphasis on building relationships, and fostering an environment that encourages sharing connections and celebrating each new supporter, the Greensboro Science Center has become a place where donors wanted to be, even leading individual supporters to approach them to be included.