On Feb. 11, the Ford, Knight, Open Society, MacArthur, and Mozilla, Foundations together launched NetGain: Working Together for a Stronger Digital Society as a major shared initiative.
As my boss and Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni noted, “#GivingTuesday has gone from a simple idea to become a genuine global phenomenon.” The unofficial start to the end-of-year giving season once again kicked off this #GivingTuesday, December 2nd 2014, and wi
An article recently published in Research & Development shared how researchers are using social media to draw attention to their research.
“It goes without saying that increased technology has allowed us not only to stay in operation but to thrive and therefore to continue to meet the needs of children and families.”
The idea of coordinated giving days is gaining momentum. These social media campaigns provide an image-building opportunity for community foundations as well as opportunities to build the capacity of our grantees to raise money for themselves.
Giving online is increasing in double digit percentages year over year, yet in our community, many of the nonprofits we serve have barely have a website let alone a “Donate Now” button.
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: An Invitation from Vikki Spruill to Philanthropy Exchange; Rep.
If you want to encourage break-through approaches to community challenges, the first step just might just to be to devise an innovative grant-making program.
A lot has been accomplished over the years since HIV/AIDS first was discovered. Scientists have come a long way toward finding a cure, and in the process many of those afflicted with the disease are living much longer than in the past.
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: Pre- and Post-conference Registrations Open for Philanthropy Exchange; #CF100: Engaging the Community; WATCH: Big Data and Philanthropy; Better than Colbert!; Emerging Philanthropy at the Cou