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Sep 2, 2019

Forging Powerful Clean-Energy Partnerships

In today’s world, nonprofits and corporates are looking to take a more active role in solving societal issues and challenges. Both GRID Alternatives and Wells Fargo are focused on helping people and communities succeed in a sustained and sustainable way.

Aug 5, 2019

Aspiring to Be Our Better Selves

Once you know what your intention is, you can chart your course. By understanding who and how they are as an organization, Omega is charting a clear course for their next 40 years.

Aug 5, 2019

The Symbiotic Donor Relationship

Long-term relationships with donors cannot be a one-way street. Each party must feel like they are benefiting if it is to be successful. For over 50 years, Husson University and Bangor Savings Bank have been assisting in each other’s growth and the economic growth of their community.

Aug 5, 2019

Performance Culture is Profitable for Nonprofits

There’s not much romance in a profit-and-loss statement, but there is deep satisfaction when a nonprofit’s worthy mission is spelled out in clear and measurable metrics.

Aug 5, 2019

Providing Financial Literacy Education

Common Wealth Charlotte believes that establishing pathways to financial stability and empowerment is critical to our community’s efforts to address its economic mobility challenges. 

Jul 1, 2019

Starting Up Change

By helping fund entrepreneurs and activists dedicated to finding new ways to organize, mobilize, tell stories, and change hearts and minds, New Media Ventures ensures a pipeline of activists who are well-supported and able to solve the most current and pressing problems we face.

Jul 1, 2019

Arts as social change: The Fields Artist Fellowship

The Fields Artist Fellowship is a first for Oregon Community Foundation and new territory for philanthropy in general. This is the very definition of community engagement and collaboration – a perspective embraced at Oregon Community Foundation.

Jul 1, 2019

The Business Side of Practice

Artists are at the core of the community ecosystem. Without artists in these neighborhoods, these ecosystems will falter. The work of The Clark Hulings Fund is giving these artists that anchor to remain in their communities, to create these ecosystems, to become magnets of economic development and to remain in place.

Jul 1, 2019

Inspiring Action Through Art

Art leads to awareness, and awareness plants the seed of responsibility. Philanthropy is the process by which the seed grows and bears fruit. Together, art and philanthropy can inspire action.

Jul 1, 2019

Telling the Story of Foster Care

Empty Frames Initiative empowers orphaned and vulnerable youth as they transition out of state care systems, affirming that those they serve matter, their stories matter, and they are worthy of remembrance.