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What The Super Bowl Commercials Mean For Nonprofits

Brady Josephson | Posted 02.14.2017 | Impact
Brady Josephson

That was quite the Super Bowl and we saw something we've never seen before. We also saw more of something we will continue to see more of in the form of business branding themselves more on beliefs than benefits. But this is your space.

Chicago, the Racial Wealth Divide and Mexican Americans

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.08.2017 | Latino Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Co-written by Jessika Lopez, Senior Program Associate, Racial Wealth Divide Initiative When we think of Chicago, we think the Windy City, maybe the ...

What Metrics Nonprofits Need to Care More About When It Comes to Raising Money

Brady Josephson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Impact
Brady Josephson

You are what you measure. So goes the expression. An expression I personally believe in and the older I get and more experience I have, I think the i...

How To Avoid Giving Regret

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.23.2017 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President This article is also available in: French; Polish This article first ...

Non-profits In A Trump Era: Strengthening Institutional Resiliency

Anika Rahman | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Anika Rahman

Very soon forward-thinking non-profits will be extremely busy dealing with political opposition on several fronts.

Obama's Speech Was a Call to Support Social Impact Organizations

Traci Donnelly | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Traci Donnelly

If there's anything Americans take from the speech, I hope it's these four calls to action: get involved, get engaged, come together, and demand.

The Fuel That Starts the Fire--How We Can Transform the Economy

John Bloom | Posted 01.11.2017 | Impact
John Bloom

The New Year is a traditional time for reflection and renewing commitments to core purposes. To many, these actions feel especially critical at the da...

Nonprofits In A Trump Era: Focus On Advocacy

Anika Rahman | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics
Anika Rahman

This is the third post in a four-part series on how liberal and progressive non-profits can overcome the challenges of the Trump era. What does the ...

5 Ways Foundations And Wealthy Donors Can Combat The Trump Agenda

Aaron Dorfman | Posted 12.23.2016 | Impact
Aaron Dorfman

Groups and individuals are beginning to organize against the most damaging aspects of Trump's politics. A resistance is forming, and it needs and deserves the support of our nation's foundations and wealthy donors.

What Are the Most Promising Developments in Bringing Clean Water to More People?

Quora | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

What are the currently the most promising developments in bringing clean water to more people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing ne...

CSR Grows in 2016 as Companies Embrace Employees' Values

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou So many conversations I have with friends, family and colle...

A Safe Place For Homeless Youth

Wendy Adamson | Posted 12.29.2016 | Impact
Wendy Adamson

At fifteen years old, my alcoholic father was drinking himself into a constant state of oblivion, as a result, I was miserable and kept running away f...

Chase Your Dream, Not Your Dragon

Suzannah Galland | Posted 12.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

I'd like to say I had an ordinary week of meetings with clients, a hot date, and regular news purge. But as things go, I had the unusual task of worki...

Non-profits In A Trump Era: How To Build And Strengthen Coalitions

Anika Rahman | Posted 12.06.2016 | Politics
Anika Rahman

How do we grow a stronger political base, inspire long-term action, and hold the line for the next four years on so many fronts?

The Children Are Scared

Mauricio Lim Miller | Posted 11.21.2016 | Impact
Mauricio Lim Miller

At a coffee shop, I overheard two gentlemen speaking about voting for Donald Trump. One man asked his friend why he voted for Trump. He replies, "Wh...

The Startup Inside the Nonprofit: Where Tech Gives Back

Pacific Community Ventures | Posted 11.25.2016 | Technology
Pacific Community Ventures

What's the first thing that comes to mind when I say Silicon Valley or Tech Worker? Is it commuter shuttles crowding your streets, increasing rents, ...

United Village Transformation meets First Lady of Malawi Gertrude Mutharika

Kevin Gouveia | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
Kevin Gouveia

United Village Transformation (UVT) has been working in Malawi since 2010 with a focus on education, nutrition and women's empowerment in Dothi Villag...

What Really Matters

Joan Garry | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Joan Garry

Please, no regrets. Call your family. Stay in touch with them even if they annoy you from time to time. I myself am off shortly to the ICU to read my mom the new Carol Burnett book. I hope she can hear me.

Are We a Family?

Connor Diemand-Yauman | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Connor Diemand-Yauman

I've never been a fan of employers describing their teams as "families." I understand the term's appeal: families look out for one another and share a...

A moving story of big business, big love, and big giving

Michaela Haas | Posted 11.07.2016 | Books
Michaela Haas

Did you know that McDonald`s started out as an innovative restaurant with good food, locally-sourced potatoes and fresh milkshakes made from scratch? ...

Applying The Scientific Method To Charity

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Hands touching world (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers...

Veteran and TBI Survivor Takes on Insurance Giants

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

On February 11, 1989, Karen Mertes joined the United States Air Force and describes it as one of the best moments of her life. "My parents were both ...

A Tale of Two Cities: Racial Economic Inequality in New Orleans and Miami

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
Dedrick Muhammad

Co-written by Kylie Patterson, Racial Wealth Divide Initiative Sr. Program Manager New Orleans and Miami, two cities long touted as tourists' paradis...

Eliminating Food Waste, One Sandwich (and App) at a Time

NationSwell | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact

It started with a simple question. As a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012, Raj Karmani, the founder of Zero P...

Looking Beyond the Trump & Clinton Foundations to New Trends in Philanthropy

Jason Wingard | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Jason Wingard

As the presidential election season roars on, so, too, does the media and public's scrutiny and criticism of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's roles ...