The Power of Collaboration: Helping Children Cope with Trauma
Covenant House and the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims collaborate on training and resources so mental health workers are better equipped to help children who have experienced trauma.
Growing Your Nonprofit Organization: Balancing Innovation, Quality Assurance & Compliance
Many nonprofit organizations want to grow their ability to serve individuals and families in need. Yet, the question for smaller nonprofit organizations is how to grow smartly without jeopardizing your human resources, community relationships, or integrity.
11.6.17 NC Nonprofit News
ShaLeigh Dance Works to unveil its second evening-length work, I Promise, December 15th-17th, the Emily K Center holds its first Family Night of the year for its students with support from JP Morgan Chase & Co. and volunteers from IBM, friends of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to match donations up to $56,000, and more.
How To Build A Better Board
Strong and effective boards do not develop overnight and they do not remain indefinitely. Developing a strong and diverse board and learning to be an effective board member are continuous processes.
Bridging the Digital Divide: One Organization at a Time
Access to technology has become the backbone of every effort to make our world a better place. Although there is more work to be done to meet today’s broadband needs, Educational Broadband Service is helping to bridge the digital divide, one organization at a time.
10.30.17 International Nonprofit News
Norwegian launches a new environmental initiative with the slogan "Plant for the Planet," the Honda Canada Foundation to donate $750,000 in support of the Matthews House capital campaign as it expands its services to families in South Simcoe, His Highness the Aga Khan receives the Champion for Global Change award at the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Dinner in New York City, and more.
10.30.17 US Nonprofit News
The Barr Foundation welcomes Sue Tierney and Lee Pelton as members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, applications are open through January 31st for KidsGardening's newest grant opportunity, Budding Botanist, General Motors to contribute $5 million to the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation to help launch innovative experiences through new exhibitions and programs, and more.
10.30.17 NC Nonprofit News
Thanksgiving week, known as flotilla week in Wrightsville Beach, will highlight the 34th annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla, featuring a massive 20-minute Zambelli Fireworks display and the 13th annual Airlie Gardens’ Enchanted Airlie, ArtsGreensboro hosts artist talks at GreenHill on October 25th with Two Artists | One Space artists Renzo Ortega and Antoine Williams, the North Carolina Humanities Council awards $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University's "The Virtual Martin Luther King Project," and more.
October 2017 – NC Grants Roundup
The North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University‘s “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project,” The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers hosted its annual Foundation Fair on October 18th in Swannanoa, NC, Through its summer Community Grants cycle, the Cumberland Community Foundation is making $307,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations, and more
The Mindful Art of ASKING
Bringing a mindful approach to fundraising can greatly improve the solicitation process. Mary Lin McBride from Mindful Resolution suggests a helpful acronym to center oneself before that next big meeting.