A Funder Embraces Rage Fundraising

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017

Propel Democracy will award grants to rising leaders and organizations with a clear vision and strategy for creating progressive change in states of electoral importance, with a focus on communities that have been underrepresented in local, state, and national legislatures and political bodies:  ...

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Making a Difference

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017

The Chronicle of Philanthropy profiles nonprofit leaders across America making headway on society’s toughest problems in two articles—including a few Californians, such as the woman pictured in the first link, who is here in Los Angeles:...

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Nonprofit Knowledge Matters

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017

How will the hot topics of 2017 inform your nonprofit’s strategies for 2018?  And some tips on managing the foundation hamster wheel from the National Association of Nonprofits:  https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id=1097

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Always Say Thank You

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017

It’s important for nonprofit advocates to praise elected officials and government leaders when they do the right thing—supporting politicians when they help you makes you more effective when you need to oppose them: ...

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He Left One Big Thing Out

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017

A former foundation executive gives some excellent tips on compelling proposals, but he left out the importance of identifying opportunities to develop and cultivate relationships with their staff and leadership: ...

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George Soros’ Philanthropy

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017

The United States has been hospitable to philanthropists, but it has also provided a political system that nurtures conspiracy theories directed against them—George Soros is a popular target:...

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