September 29, 2011

Going Back to School to Learn to Communicate


By Suzanne Skees

As the autumn leaves unfurl their brilliant foliage and crisp days wane, I still get that urge to go back to school. And here in Palo Alto, California, about 325 of us from 15 countries and 35 states are doing just that, this week at the Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute. It’s a mix of funders, nonprofit directors, and fundraisers, drawn by the overall 2011 theme: partnering for impact.
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A Community Conversation

Harbor Light Newspaper

By Kate Bassett

Northern Michigan’s character is defined by both its natural beauty and its human element. In this occasional series, we’ll be checking in with community leaders, getting to know about the work they do and why they are passionate about this place, in their own words. Here, we present David Jones, executive director of the Petoskey Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation.
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Community Foundation Awards $90,000 in Grants to 39 Organizations

The Herald-Whig

By Steve Eighinger

The Community Foundation of the Quincy Area awarded grants totaling more than $90,000 to 39 non-profit organizations in West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri and Southeast Iowa.
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Nonprofits Urged to Lead in Face of Crises

Philanthropy Journal

By Todd Cohen

The nonprofit sector needs to step up and play a leadership role in addressing multiple social and global crises. That was the message of James Joseph, former U.S. ambassador to South Africa, in a keynote address to 700 people at the annual conference of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits.
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Gates Pitches a Financial Transactions Tax to Raise Revenue to Solve Social Problems

The Nonprofit Quarterly

By Rick Cohen

We can write about Bill Gates as just about a full-time philanthropist nowadays because that’s where is devoting most of his energy and creativity. Thus, it is worth noting that Gates is proposing to the G20 nations the concept of a financial transactions tax as a way to raise revenue and discourage financial speculation.
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