A shift in giving means local nonprofits must adapt
Each of us – whether affluent or of modest means – needs to do our part to help them build a stronger Los Angeles for us all.
What Is Climate-Ready Infrastructure? Some Cities Are Starting to Adapt
Some cities and municipalities are starting to recognize that past conditions can no longer serve as reasonable proxies for the future.
How Your Community Foundation Strengthens Local Nonprofits
Connecticut Community Foundation is fortunate to have a corps of volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to strengthen our region's nonprofit community as Nonprofit Assistance Initiative (NAI) Advisors. The Foundation's Center for Nonprofit Excellence relies on the free consulting services these advisors provide as a core part of its efforts to strengthen area nonprofits. The NAI Advisor program is a joint initiative of the Foundation…
Baird & Warner Provides 16, $10,000 Grants to Local Nonprofits
CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baird & Warner has announced the names of the 16 local Chicagoland...
Kids learn cooking skills at local nonprofit
EASTON — When volunteering at Neighborhood Service Center, a local community nonprofit organization, Easton resident Alexa Seip noticed something that she couldn’t help but try to change.
In the Spirit of Giving: 10 Wonderful Local Nonprofits to Give Back to This Holiday Season
From kids and seniors to pets and healthcare, the Good Apples we've partnered with this year deserve their spotlight recognition. See how you can help.
High school students learn to farm by growing food for local nonprofits
CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- Thanks to a new program, students at one Tri-Cities high school are learning to farm by growing food for local nonprofits. Each school day, seniors in the agriculture prog…
10 Local Nonprofits to Give to This Season
This holiday season, consider donating to worthy local nonprofit organizations that give back year-round.
What Is Managed IT Services & Who Provides Services
As managed IT services have grown in popularity, you’ve probably heard the concept touted often as the answer to your business’s IT woes. Still, there can be plenty of mystery on the topic. What is managed IT services, exactly? How do organizations integrate managed IT services into their existing business and workflows? Also, who provides …
Ten years ago, Columbia pledged $76 million to local nonprofits. What happens when it runs out?
Ten years ago, Columbia pledged $76 million to local nonprofits. What happens when it runs out Arielle Shternfeld / Columbia Daily Spectator Features October 8, 2018, 4:36 AM It's 6:30 on a Friday, and it's already dark outside. Six people sit around a long table—not a bad turnout for a muggy day like today. They have gathered at the West Harlem Skills Training Center, a little black awning on the corner of 134th and Amsterdam, for a workshop about obtaining street vendor permits.…
How wheelchair tennis provides a successful model for adaptive sports
Recreational and competitive sports played by people with disabilities are growing in popularity, and the skill levels of the athletes are rising. One of the more established adaptive sports is wheelchair tennis. William Brangham went to the U.S. Open in New York recently to hear what some of the top players of this now 40-year-old sport have learned on and off the court.
Angel Charity selects 10 local nonprofits for nearly $1M in funding
The organization selected Children’s Clinics for Rehabilitative Services and the Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids as its major recipients.
How to support Surrey Services for Seniors without walk
Surrey Services for Seniors is a local charity helping Seniors to age in place, allowing them to remain in their homes and their communities. They do much
Rappel for a cause? How local nonprofits get creative with fundraising
Centre County nonprofits including Centre County United Way have found unique ways to fundraise. Over the Edge benefits FaithCentre and Interfaith Human Services and sends people rappelling down the Fraser Centre.
Leading Organizations in Adaptive Change
"I walked into Skills for Influential Leadership somewhat guarded, but to my delight, I walked out of it with a bagful of practical tools I can use in my daily professional or personal life. The exercises we did on 'awareness' were an eye opener. While I am used to dealing with the outside world, the program taught me the power of consciously attending to my own internal sensations, thoughts and feelings and to use this information to regulate my behavior. This ability really…
UAW-Ford Provides $10,000 in Services to Local Senior Citizen Complex
UAW-Ford will host a Community Empowerment Day, benefitting Chicago’s low-income senior citizens on Thurs., Sept. 22 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. In partnership with the local non-profit, Housing Opportuni…
Local Nonprofits Make 'Top-Rated' List
Nearly a dozen Arlington-based organizations have been recognized as "2012 Top-Rated Nonprofits" by the review website GreatNonprofits. The nonprofits made the list by accumulating positive reviews from volunteers, donors and clients. A total of 1,386 U.S. nonprofits were listed this year. Among
Cox Cares Donates $10,000 to Six Local Nonprofits
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Become the Change: Tips for Creating a Local Nonprofit
Check out these foundational tips for setting up your very own nonprofit organization, so that you can become the change you wish to see.
A Handful of Lessons on Adaptive Leadership
Cambridge Leadership Associates will be at the N.C. Center for Nonprofits’ 2014 Statewide Conference Nonprofits Front and Center on Friday to present an intensive workshop “ Learn to Lead Adaptively .” I encourage you to bring a team of at least two people from your organization to get the most out of this learning opportunity Without the benefit of a backstory, let me share with you a few notable lessons we’ve learned in our work. They’ll assist us in beginning the conversation we’ll…