Jan 2, 2018

Successfully Merging Two Legacy Organizations Requires the Right Vision and Strategy

Since their merger of the National Parkinson Foundation and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the newly-formed Parkinson's Foundation has seen an increased impact in their ability to carry out their mission.

Jan 2, 2018

Helping a Cure Become Reality

For over 22 years, The Children’s Medical Research Foundation, Inc. has been raising awareness and funding to find a cure for Sanfilippo B Syndrome.

Jan 2, 2018

The Key to Fighting the World’s Deadliest Cancer

You can accomplish more together than you can alone. The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Free to Breathe have already accomplished so much. By merging, they will be able to accomplish so much more.

Jan 2, 2018

Giving Medical Researchers Unprecedented Freedom Yields Groundbreaking Results

Please enjoy this feature from our archives published November 2015. Sometimes the greatest scientific innovations aren’t the result of a new finding in a lab, but rather, the very way the research itself is directed – or not directed. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s goal is to support “people, not projects,” and it has yielded some dramatic results.

Dec 26, 2017

12.26.17 International Nonprofit News

UBM Mexico to donate £150k to the Carlos Slim Foundation, The Hilton Prize Coalition recognizes its 2017 Hilton Prize Coalition Fellowship class, the National Administration of Conservation Areas and conservation NGO African Parks sign 25-year agreement to restore, develop and manage Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago National Park, and more.

Dec 26, 2017

12.26.17 US Nonprofit News

The Rice Family Foundation awards $150,000 in grant funds to twenty-three nonprofit organizations in the greater Hanover, Pennsylvania and surrounding communities, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami elevates Gale Nelson to president and CEO, Danville Regional Foundation to host an open house for college students to learn about their paid internship program, and more.

Dec 26, 2017

12.26.17 NC Nonprofit News

Laurel Oaks residents celebrate the launch of the first HUD ConnectHome community in Durham, The Human Rights Campaign gives Greensboro the highest NC score in its Municipal Equality Index, Student Action with Farmworkers is now recruiting bilingual college students and more.

Dec 18, 2017

Impact Measurement (Part 1)

A program’s outputs must be relevant to their desired outcomes and impact. However, many funders only require their grantees to report on outputs without further measuring impact. Outcomes enable funders to truly see if the programs they are investing in are changing lives and making a difference.

Dec 18, 2017

The Intersection of Profit and Purpose

With a reduction in a federal funding for major social issues, nonprofits need to look elsewhere for the capital required to further their mission. The Recycling Partnership CEO Keefe Harrison offers insight on nonprofits can turn to for support.

Dec 18, 2017

Gift Guide for the Nonprofit Pro – Gifts that Give Back

Looking for last-minute gift ideas? As more companies partner with nonprofits as part of corporate social responsibility efforts, chances are you can find a tie to a cause you can get behind.