Opportunities and Initiatives

Nov 11, 2013

Making the most of National Philanthropy Day and Nonprofit Awareness Month

It’s Nonprofit Awareness Month — a great time to celebrate the hard work of nonprofits, volunteers and donors who make a difference in their communities and to give back yourself. Find local events near you throughout November.

Oct 21, 2013

World Wildlife Fund COO speaks on leading an international organization

Marcia Marsh, chief operating officer of the World Wildlife Fund, discusses leading the international organization at a free Community of Nonprofit Scholars event at NC State on Nov. 6.

Oct 2, 2013

CONS event focuses on new ways to engage the community and students

Marcia Marsh, chief operating officer of the World Wildlife Fund, discusses leading the international organization at a free Community of Nonprofit Scholars event at NC State on Nov. 6.

Sep 26, 2013

Making social media make a difference for your nonprofit

Philanthropy Journal's fall training series concludes with the webinar "How to Measure and Leverage Your Nonprofit's Social Media Efforts," presented by Dawn Crawford, principal communicator and co-founder of Raleigh-based BC/DC Ideas (Dec. 18).

Sep 3, 2013

PJ adds Planned Giving workshop to series of monthly webinars

Philanthropy Journal adds a Nov. 7 “How to Launch and Sustain a Successful Planned Giving Program” workshop to its series of monthly webinars to help nonprofit practitioners build capacity to better meet the needs of constituents. The daylong workshop will be presented by Jan Doolin, who delivered the popular “Endowment 101” training last February. For complete details, click here.

Aug 14, 2013

PJ launches monthly webinar series to benefit nonprofit practitioners

To better serve our readers and the many nonprofit practitioners who strive to improve their communities, Philanthropy Journal will launch a monthly webinar series on Sept. 17. Topics will include marketing and communications, advocacy and public policy, philanthropy and fundraising, technology and more. Webinars will be presented by leaders in their fields who will share their expertise to benefit everyone from new grassroots nonprofits to foundations considering their next big steps.

Jun 3, 2013

Social Equity Leadership Conference in Raleigh

H. George Frederickson will deliver the keynote address at the 12th annual Social Equity Leadership Conference, "Globally Engaged, Locally Responsible: New Challenges for Social Equity,” to be held Wednesday through Friday in Raleigh. The event is open to the general public and will involve scholars and practitioners from around the world.

May 28, 2013

Day of national giving aims to raise $100 million for grassroots organizations

Kimbia CEO Dan Gillett predicts that Give Local America!, a day of national giving to benefit grassroots organizations, “will be at least a $100 million event.”

Jan 16, 2013

Habitat Bergen ‘5K Race’ to Build Homes

Jan 7, 2013

Endowment 101 – A One-Day Intensive Workshop

Increasing financial pressures mean that some nonprofits and foundations need to rely on endowments to finance an even greater share of current and future revenue needs. It is essential to start the building process now in order not to be left behind.

This one-day interactive workshop is designed for staff, board members and professional advisors who want to help organizations and foundations build and sustain a successful endowment.

A strong endowment will: