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Activating race equity problem-solving on nonprofit boards method

Aug. 26, 2019 8:55 am

Activating race equity problem-solving on nonprofit boards

Nonprofit leader Markita Morris-Louis outlines specific activation points in her guest column. Trigger warning for those who prefer less honest and race-conscious conversations, she says.
Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME method

Jul. 15, 2019 12:30 pm

Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME

According to Patrick Farrell, the organization's business/financial analyst, employees have decreased time spent on contracts by an estimated 30% using contract management software.
10 sparks from the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles method

Jul. 8, 2019 3:00 pm

10 sparks from the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles

The annual conference of philanthropists, corporate impact leaders and social entrepreneurs took place in Los Angeles. But the lessons are apt for you too.
How to decide which organization gets your money method

Jun. 14, 2019 7:34 am

How to decide which organization gets your money

Columnist Valerie Johnson outlines how to get "a good read on who is doing good work, who is using donations responsibly, and who is really meeting their mission."
Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission method

May 23, 2019 2:53 pm

Foundations’ 21st-century obligation: Align your endowments with mission

Laura Kind McKenna: Foundations generally invest 5% for mission-first outcomes and 95% for finance-first outcomes ... changing this status-quo is not only philanthropy’s greatest 21st-century opportunity but our most critical obligation.
The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma method

May 8, 2019 10:32 am

The importance of engaging in self-care when faced with trauma

Kensington Voice takes a deep look at vicarious trauma and secondary traumatic stress, and outlines techniques for self-care as well as trauma-informed practices at Impact Services and Prevention Point Philadelphia.
How to pitch a story to Generocity method

Apr. 17, 2019 2:08 pm

How to pitch a story to Generocity

These tips will help your story catch our editor's eye.
Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco method

Mar. 28, 2019 3:14 pm

Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco

From listening to community to trauma-informed approaches, nonprofits in the suburbs diversify strategies in their fight against hunger.
Making financial changes together in Montco and Delco method

Mar. 27, 2019 4:29 pm

Making financial changes together in Montco and Delco

Habitat for Humanity, Philabundance and the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities are joining together to help housing and food insecure families back on their feet.
Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state method

Mar. 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Helping make ends meet in Bucks, the least affordable county in the state

Penn Community Foundation looks to address issues of food, safety, housing and skills by investing in nonprofits already working in the community.

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