We do Three Things - Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

N/A | July 8, 2019

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At the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, we do three things: We help people make their charitable giving more impactful, we connect funding to nonprofits through effective grantmaking, and we provide leadership to address community needs and improve quality of life.

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The nonprofit world has a certain reputation: slow-moving, low-paying, and providing little room for advancement. And a report last month from Nonprofit HR shows that the conventional wisdom is persistent. A survey of more than 1,000 workers in both nonprofits and for-profits found that half of them would be seeking work in the next five years, and that 23 percent of those wouldn’t consider work at nonprofit. Among the most common reasons given for that were the low pay, lack of advancement opportunities, and a sense that nonprofits are “not well-run businesses.” Time for everybody in nonprofitdom to do another walk of shame.

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Lessons From the Past Can Inform the Future of Fundraising

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Leveraging the know-how, talent, networks, and capital of Puerto Rico’s diaspora and global friends in support of those doing the work; Empowering doers to succeed and inspiring others to follow; and Connecting and convening to form strategic partnerships, and the exchange of new information, models and ideas.

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