Top Ten Philanthropy Resources


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Philanthropic organizations must adapt to how they are serving society by examining the many problems and changes in the society so each organization can fulfill its dual mission of service and solving societal problems.

There are many resources available to grant makers and this article gives insights from ten experts on approaching the changing world of intelligent philanthropic giving.

Thought leaders from the Foundation Center and the National Center for Family Philanthropy offer their insights on how nonprofit organizations can improve the effectiveness of their outreach.

Among the topics covered are how to build conversations about priorities; how nonprofits can be more effective; how to implement a program of measurable due diligence; how to recruit professional staff and establish leadership in nonprofits. Each of the ten articles gives thoughts on identifying values to help shape responsive philanthropic programs in the future. Read the Entire Article


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7 Steps to Fundraising from Millennials

TechSoup takes a closer look at giving patterns as it explores seven steps to fundraising from millennials. According to a Millennial Impact Report, it indicates that Generation Y believe that...more

9 Important Questions To Ask Before Joining A Nonprofit Board

In this JDSupra article, it is recommended to ask a few questions before joining a nonprofit board. The article points out the the risks associated with serving in this important role and that...more

Social Innovation in the Non-Profit Organization Framework

MDPI features an article, titled "Social Innovation in the Non-Profit Organization Framework: A Review," explores the literature associated with the concepts of social innovation and...more

Integrating Social Justice and Equity in Your Organization

B.PHL Innovation Festival has recently announced its new themed fest, "Integrating Social Justice and Equity in Your Organization" to create social impact. This B.PHL Fest is where organizations...more

Measuring Nonprofit ROI

JC Lyle writes how donations to nonprofits require a return on a community's investment, typically in dollars. Lyle has served as Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry's (WARM's) Executive Director...more

How Strategy Differs for Nonprofits

Ken Favaro, a contributing editor of strategy+business and the lead principal of act2, responds to a letter from someone who has recently "retired" from the business world to lead a nonprofit....more

Developing Your Nonprofit Brand

In a part two of a three part series from Black Star News, the authors of this article share their interview with Christopher E. Lee, CEO of Think Inspired. They talked with Lee and share a...more

Three Keys to Support Corporate to Nonprofit Career Pivots

Magdalena Nowicka Mook, Executive Director and CEO of ICF, writes how careers aren't what they used to be, especially when millennials and GEn Z are concerned. Mook points out that the millennial...more

TechSoup Global - Tapping the Debt Markets for Impact

TechSoup is tapping impact investors to raise capital to fund initiatives that enable the nonprofit organization to grow and strengthen its work. TechSoup is a California-based social enterprise...more

Racism Creates Uneven Playing Field for Nonprofits

A lead story for The Chronicle of Philanthropy's "Leaders of Color Speak Out... about being underestimated, breaking barriers, and whether things are getting better" gathers 25 leaders of color at...more





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