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  • Nord Family Foundation awards $2.5 million in grants to local nonprofits

    The Nord Family Foundation met Feb. 23 and awarded $2.5 million in grants to nonprofits. The Nord Family Foundation is a successor to the charitable trust originally established by Walter G. Nord...


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    http://www.chroniclet.com/Local-News/2019/03/19/Nord-Family-Foundation-awards-2-5-million-in-grants-to-local-nonprofits.html3117
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund Awarded $30.7 Million From Lilly Endowment

    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund in Gardena, California, has announced a $30.7 million commitment from the Lilly Endowment in support of its Hispanic Career Pathways Initiative. Slated to launch in ...


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    https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/hispanic-scholarship-fund-awarded-30.7-million-from-lilly-endowment3120
  • One in Ten Wealthy Donors Plan to Give More, Survey Finds

    More than a year after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 went into effect, 10 percent of wealthy donors say they plan to give more to charity, while many remain uncertain about how the legislation wil...


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    https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/one-in-ten-wealthy-donors-plan-to-give-more-survey-finds3121
  • Mind me launched as “99% digital fundraising factory

    French digital fundraising specialists Fred Fournier and Claude Pouvreau have launched Mind me, “a new kind of structure” designed to help nonprofit organisations in their fundraising.&nbs...


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    https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/03/18/mind-me-launched-as-99-digital-fundraising-factory/#.XI9ywSIzbIU3107
  • Six events raising funds for charity

    Almost 800 people came together on 8 March at the annual Red Sky Ball gala dinner, to raise over £55,000 for the Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF). The sell-out event was organised by Serg...


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    https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/03/18/six-events-raising-funds-for-charity/#.XI9y4CIzbIU3109
  • Naples Winter Wine Festival foundation awards $15.9M to nonprofit groups

    After $15.9 million was raised at the Naples Winter Wine Festival in January, the Naples Children & Education Foundation announced Monday the 43 recipients of its annual grants at an awards ceremo...


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    https://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/local/2019/03/18/naples-winter-wine-festival-foundation-awards-15-9-million-nonprofits/3199256002/3118
  • Funding Collaborative to Empower Women, Make Workplaces Safe Launched

    A coalition of philanthropies has announced a new funding collaborative in support of efforts to end sexual harassment and violence against women in the workplace. To be housed at Rockefeller Phi...


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    https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/funding-collaborative-to-empower-women-make-workplaces-safe-launched3119
  • M&T-Partners fund records $110K in gifts in late 2018, organization says

    M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund awarded $110,548 in grants to eight nonprofits in the Mohawk Valley during the fourth quarter of 2018, the donor-advised fund of The Community Foundati...


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    https://romesentinel.com/stories/mampt-partners-fund-records-110k-in-gifts-in-late-2018-organization-says,738573108
  • Wells Fargo gives over $6 million to South Shore non-profits

    Wells Fargo announced last week the bank is donating millions of dollars to nonprofits across the state, including over $6 million to groups on the South Shore. The bank is contributing $10.6 mil...


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    https://www.patriotledger.com/news/20190317/wells-fargo-gives-over-6-million-to-south-shore-non-profits3111

EVENTS

Conferences

Funding Forward 2019

FUNDING FORWARD 2019

March 20-22, 2019
This conference will focus on the issues that the LGBTQ community faces and how philanthropic serving organizations and grantmakers can make a positive and sustainable impact moving forward.

Funding Forward: An Annual Gathering of Grantmakers Committed to LGBTQ Issus

FUNDING FORWARD: AN ANNUAL GATHERING OF GRANTMAKERS COMMITTED TO LGBTQ ISSUS

March 20-22, 2019
Funding Forward is the annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues organized by the affinity group Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Funding Forward provides an exciting opportunity for funders to: connect with one another, learn from each other, coordinate efforts, and maximize impact. The an...

Digital Fundraising Conference

DIGITAL FUNDRAISING CONFERENCE

March 25-25, 2019
Digital Fundraising Conference will focus on Hear game-changing case studies from across the sector and beyond. Create radical and pervasive change in attendees' organisation affecting the way their organisation can respond to the future of fundraising.

CAUSE CAMP 2019

CAUSE CAMP 2019

March 25-26, 2019
Cause Camp is dedicated to showing nonprofits how to be more remarkable in the areas of marketing, fundraising, leadership, innovation and more. Organizations that attend Cause Camp leave equipped and ready to CauseTheChange building community and activism. Cause Camp is put on each year by Nonprofi...

Fundraising Live 2017

FUNDRAISING LIVE 2017

February 09-09, 2017
Sponsored
We are delighted to announce that our Fundraising Live conference will return for its third year on 9th February 2017. Following a year of significant disruption across the charity sector, it feels like we have reached a turning point for fundraising. This year’s programme is testament to the ...

BRAND INNOVATORS CONTENT MARKETING IS PUTTING THE MARKETING AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES ON REVIEW.

BRAND INNOVATORS CONTENT MARKETING IS PUTTING THE MARKETING AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES ON REVIEW.

November 25-26, 2016
Sponsored
Content marketing has come of age. Over the past few years, electronic publishing has evolved from a novelty to a core competency and crucial strategy for leading brands. From outsourcing to content marketing factories to building full-fledged newsrooms, brands are creating and distributing more con...

JFN 2019 International Conference

JFN 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

March 17-19, 2019
Hundreds of funders and foundation professionals come together to leverage the power of networks and immerse themselves in a vibrant dialogue about the pressing issues. Every conference is a place to connect, reunite, and bond with other Jewish funders, and a time for active learning. Panel discussi...

NONPROFIT TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

NONPROFIT TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

March 13-15, 2019
Next spring in Portland, gather together with more than 2,000 of your nonprofit colleagues to collaborate, innovate, and discover new ways to spark change with technology. The 19NTC in Portland is designed to help you reinvigorate your work and bring that renewed passion back to your community.

 

Webinars

MAR 20, 2019 | 3.00 PM
HOW TO MAKE A THANK YOU VIDEO THAT DELIGHTS DONORS AND GETS THEM TO GIVE AGAIN
Thank you videos are a simple and powerful way to communicate appreciation to your donors and demonstrate the impact of their gifts. You don't need to be a videographer or have special storytelling skills to create a simple and powerful thank you video. During this nonprofit training w...
MAR 20, 2019 | 09:00 AM
GETTING TO KNOW THE STANDARDS FOR EXCELLENCE: LEADERSHIP - BOARD, STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
The Standards for Excellence provide a framework for achieving a well-managed and responsibly governed organization. The Standards build upon the legal foundations of nonprofit management, governance, and operations and provide an outstanding step-by-step guide to achieving excellence with...
MAR 20, 2019 | 09:30 AM
THE POWER OF BLOGGING & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP FOR NONPROFITS
Most nonprofits that have tried to blog have failed miserably. In this session, we will share the collective wisdom we’ve gleaned from dozens of nonprofit organizations that have stumbled upon the magic formula for becoming thought leaders in their community.
MAR 20, 2019 | 12:00 PM
INTRODUCTION TO FINDING GRANTS
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including: Who funds nonp...
MAR 20, 2019 | 01:00 PM
KEY FUNDRAISING PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Don't miss this special fundraising toolbox series from AFP Master Trainer Jason Lewis. This four-part series will give you the tools you need to raise money and operate efficiently in the digital age. In the final chapter of The War for Fundraising Talent, I discuss at length the...
MAR 27, 2019 | 01:00 PM
WHO'S YOUR DONOR? CREATING DONOR PERSONAS
It’s tempting to think that anyone with a bank account is a potential donor but what makes someone give to one organization over another? With the basic understanding that our current donors are the best indicators of who our potential donors will be, we need to know as much about th...

GOOGLE AD GRANTS FOR NONPROFITS: HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FREE ADVERTISING SPEND
Did you know that most nonprofits are only able to spend $300 per month out of the $10,000 available through the free Google Ad Grant?  To help you maximize your free advertising spend, we've invited Classy Certified Consultant, Community Boost, to teach you how to set up your Ad ...
THE FORMULA TO DESIGNING A BEAUTIFUL #GIVINGTUESDAY CAMPAIGN
Stand out this #GivingTuesday and design a fundraising campaign that stops your supporters in their tracks.Sign up and learn what elements are unique to successful #GivingTuesday campaigns, why Crowdfunding can support your campaign goals, and strategies to market and promote your #GivingT...
CRUSH YOUR FUNDRAISING GOALS WITH MODERN MARKETING ESSENTIALS
here's no such thing as a successful fundraising campaign without a solid communications plan. Time after time, nonprofits launch a campaign and expect people to just find out about it and take action. In this webinar, we'll cover the fundamentals of a communications plan that work...
PEER-TO-PEER: GROW YOUR DONOR BASE BY LAUNCHING A POWERFUL MOVEMENT
Launching a Peer-to-Peer campaign is a powerful way to empower your supporters to share your message and attract new supporters. It’s also one of the most effective ways to generate new revenue for your organization.
SUSE IN EDUCATION & NON PROFIT
Introduction - Adam Kitcat (SUSE)  Getting the most out of your OES/SUSE entitlement - David Frost (ST FOUR)  SUSE Subscription model - Adam Kitcat (SUSE)
IBM WEBINAR: PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS FOR UNIONS & NON-PROFITS
Unions and Non-profits share a common core: success is critically dependent on their ability to maintain active and involved supporters as well as continuously attracts new participation. With increased competition for support and limited resources available, organizations must be smart an...

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Throughout my career, I worked with accountants who had definite instructions from our owners to collect financial information that would allow them to accurately report “profit and loss” ...

Uber has been pushing to reach profitability in the US and Canada by the second quarter of 2016, and the company now says it's made that goal, according to a new report by Bloomberg's Eric New...

Lawmakers are cracking down on them for shady business practices. But sociology professor Tressie McMillan Cottom says bigger forces are at play....

The nation’s banks are making more money.
Profit rose 12.9 percent to $45.6 billion for the three months that ended Sept. 30, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
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Up until now, I think it's been growth, growth growth," Par-Jorgen Parson told Reuters. Parson is a general partner with venture capital firm Northzone, and one of Spotify's first investo...

Uniqlo sold a solid amount of clothes over the past nine months, but the amount of money it pocketed from those sales was a bummer by comparison.Despite a 6.4 percent rise in revenue to ¥1.4346 tr...

Shares of disk-drive and NAND flash chip maker Western Digital  (WDC) are surging in late trading as the company raises its fiscal Q2 outlook for three months ended in December.
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Private-equity investors are combining the nation's largest security-guard services into a single giant company. In the biggest merger, announced this morning, AlliedBarton Security Services, the ...

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed five new members to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC)....