High Impact Investments to Save the Planet
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Amanda de Luis When we hear the word investment, all kinds of shiny and sleek images come to our minds of glass buildings, suits and ties, and graphics for exponential growth. In general, we wouldn’t relate this concept to...
Accelerating the Formation and Growth of Social Enterprise to Build a More Equitable and Sustainable World
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Isis Bous, Managing Director, Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation The time for small intermittent steps toward inclusivity, equality, and sustainability has passed. Watershed global crises in health, the economy, and climate have...
#BreakTheBias: Empower Women Leaders
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Stanley Clark Women’s History Month 2022 continues a yearly national celebration whose origins date back four decades ago to 1982 and the launch of Women’s History Week. Women’s History Month celebrates the achievements of women...
Clear Goals and Engaging Hosts: How to Create Powerful Virtual Learning Experiences
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Dominic Fitch For centuries, conferences and teaching sessions have been carried out face to face. As technology progresses, new learning experiences have come into play. Attendees now sit inside a virtual room, where hosts give...
How to Help Ukraine
Whether you decide to stay informed about the crisis, follow agencies involved in the response, or donate to organizations working on the ground, the people of Ukraine will benefit from your acts of solidarity.
Teaming Up to Bring Children Healthy Smiles in Orange County
With numerous opportunities for companies to get involved with nonprofits in their area, it begs the question, “how can a nonprofit organization position itself as the right partner,” and stand apart from the crowd?
From The Great Resignation to the Great Awakening
Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Vicki Pozzebon The last 20 months have put us all on edge, lifted our awareness antennae, and shown us that different opportunities and ways of working are out there and crucial to finding an equitable path forward. While seeking...
The Gift of Scholarship Can Leave a Lasting Impact
The giving the gift of scholarship can be transformative. UMB Bank’s Chris Calmer talks about how it is a different way of giving back and can leave a legacy for years to come.
How a Direct Public Offering Can Help Nonprofits Meet the Financial Challenge of Expansion
Fundraising is a zero-sum game: one organization’s approved grant request means another’s is denied. Capital Good Fund CEO Andy Posner explains his nonprofit was able to use the Direct Public Offering model to raise $3.5 million from impact investors in order to issue equitable small-dollar personal loans to low-income families across the country.
How Community Collaborations Can Build Your Nonprofit’s Credibility and Reach
Should your nonprofit collaborate with others? Peter Gamache and Jackie Sue Griffith from Turnaround Life show how your organization can benefit from collaborations and how to choose the right partner.
Onboarding New Board Members
Boardable CEO Jeb Banner gives tips on how to improve onboarding for new board members to create a valued and effective team.
How to Navigate Through Tough Times
Rough economic times hit nonprofits and leaders of color the hardest. Maria Orozco of The Bridgespan Group outlines 8 steps to prepare for when the going get rough.
For Nonprofits, Mergers Should Never be a Lifeline
Nonprofit mergers often look like acquisitions. Penn-Mar Human Services CEO Greg Miller explains how to do healthy and equal mergers for nonprofits.
Board Diversity as a Social Change Agent – Part 2: How to Open the Door
Boardable’s Jeb Banner talks about common barriers to board diversity and gives advice about how how you can open the door and welcome more diverse voices.