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Building US Infrastructure one veteran at a time?

Liana Downey | Posted 12.23.2016 | Impact
Liana Downey

As I moved past the Army recruiting center in Times Square, something struck me. I thought about the people who make a decision in that space. I thoug...

This Former Offender Now Works To Help Keep Chicago Youth Off The Streets

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 12.19.2016 | Black Voices

BUILD Chicago has been empowering the city’s youth for almost 50 years. But with Chicago’s soaring crime rates, their work is now more important t...

Don't Be Fooled On Giving Tuesday: Give Wisely!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.28.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Facepalm by Captain Jean-Luc Picard (AJ Cann, Flickr) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organizat...

These Teachers Help Underserved Students Get Basic Supplies

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.19.2016 | Good News

This organization in Montana is helping meet the needs of underprivileged students discreetly and respectfully. My Student In Need, a nonprofit that ...

Deaf Talent Everywhere! Part V

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

There are very few jobs Deaf people "can't" do, especially once small adjustments are made to accommodate their specific skills and abilities. At the end of the day, our society limits people more than the actual experience of deafness ever could.

Preventing Violent Extremism 15 Years After 9/11

Benjamin Orbach | Posted 09.08.2016 | Impact
Benjamin Orbach

In the months after the 9/11 attacks, most Americans felt that the threats we faced from terrorists were limitless. Anything seemed possible if al-Qaeda militants could enter our country, learn to fly airplanes, and then crash commercial flights into the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

Partisan Politicking Has No Place in America’s Pulpits

Rabbi Jack Moline | Posted 09.09.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Moline

To listen to clergy on the Religious Right you would think that government agents were sitting in the pews of houses of worship across the country rea...

A Watershed Moment for Philanthropy Infrastructure

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

This post is by Kathleen Enright, Christine Essel, Nancy Jamison and Ellen LaPointe The work of infrastructure organizations often feels like a "play...

The nonprofit world needs more MBAs: Five reasons why mission-driven professionals should get a business degree

The Heller School | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
The Heller School

By Bethany Romano I graduated college just as the U.S. job market tanked in May 2008, and I accepted the only offer I received: as a volunteer coordi...

Funding Nonprofit Journalism? Be Transparent And Do No Harm

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.12.2016 | Media
Craig Newmark

The American Press Institute, who support a vibrant and democratic free press, recently released some really good work on the ethics of funding of nonprofit journalism, with specific recommendations to come.

Who Is Helping the Kids Left Behind?

Marc Joseph | Posted 07.05.2016 | Impact
Marc Joseph

America now has 1,571,056 tax exempt organizations of which 1,097,689 are public charities according to Urban Institute. There are another 105,030 tha...

Leading Change -- Why It's Hard And What Can Make It Easier

Liana Downey | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Liana Downey

Earlier this week, I ran a program for leaders who are facing major transformation in their organizations. They didn't choose this change -- it has be...

The Panama Papers Reveal The Solution To Global Suffering

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

There are few legal tools to punish wealthy tax evaders. Yet we can hope that revelations such as the Panama Papers leak and articles such as this one encourage them to bring at least some of their millions and use it both to decrease our tax burden and address global suffering.

How to Insure Your Nonprofit: Q&A with an Insurance and Risk Management Expert

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Parker Beauchamp

Understanding the unique risks your nonprofit can encounter is the key to purchasing proper protection and increasing transparency.

This Nonprofit Is Breaking The Cycle Of Homelessness, Addiction And Incarceration

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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The New Rule of Thumb: Adjust Your Marketing for a Mobile World

Julie Niehoff | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Julie Niehoff

Our thumbs separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom. And never has that been more evident than today, with mobile technology in almost every ha...

How New Overtime Law Affects Nonprofits

Stuart J. Mitchell | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Stuart J. Mitchell

A letter in support of the U.S. Department of Labor's new overtime rule, from the perspective of one nonprofit.

Easterseals Launches Revitalized Brand Bringing Renewed Purpose

Randy Rutta | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Randy Rutta

Two weeks after launching Easterseals' most significant brand initiative in more than 50 years, the public response is far exceeding expectations. I'v...

Our Generation and the Fight Against Slavery

Nic McKinley | Posted 05.17.2016 | Impact
Nic McKinley

I was born in 1978, and depending on the source referenced, I am either at the tail end of generation X, the first of the millennial generation, or so...

New App Uses Push Notifications To Reach Nonprofit Donors Faster

The Huffington Post | Kalya Koltes | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact

Here's a new way to reach nonprofit donors on their smartphones. Greg McHale, founder of charitable auction site BiddingForGood, launched a new mobile...

Mountain-Moving Volunteers Raise their Voices, Demand Change for Pancreatic Cancer

Julie Fleshman | Posted 04.26.2016 | Impact
Julie Fleshman

It was the spring of 2000 in San Francisco and I was volunteering with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. My role was to host a booth, speak with a...

Changemaking and a New Era for Volunteer Engagement: An Interview With Amy Smith of Points of Light

Bobbi Silten | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Bobbi Silten

I had the pleasure of checking in with Amy Smith, Chief Strategy Officer and President, Action Networks at Points of Light during National Volunteer Week to learn about her latest reflections on the field of volunteering.

The Story of Our Women in Rwanda (PHOTOS)

Culture-ist | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact
Culture-ist

By Maria Russo The air is thick with dust. Construction in Kigali is seemingly everywhere. The city has recently gone through an incredible boom, c...

Labeling Myself 'Muslim' For What It Really Matters

Falak Zaffer Ghatala | Posted 02.29.2016 | Religion
Falak Zaffer Ghatala

We at Muslims Against Hunger want everyone to understand, learn and acknowledge that 'hunger has no religion' and our goal is to engage communities through service.

The CIA Made Me Do It

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 02.24.2017 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Good intentions don't stop us from sometimes operating in a way that damages the work we care so deeply about. We get in our own way not because the CIA made us do it, but possibly because we haven't been appropriately self-reflective.