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Building Relationships within A Cause-Centered Community: Jeffersonian Dinners

A cause-centered community is a group of people who share a common passion for a cause.   They could be a group of people who support a particular nonprofit’s social change agenda or a group of people from different organizations united around a common challenge, idea, or cause.… Read More

Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

Note from Beth: Melinda T. Tuan,  Managing Director, Fund for Shared Insight  shares details about an incredible funding opportunity for nonprofits.

Does your organization want to make meeting the needs of the people it serves a top priority? Are you and your colleagues eager to improve and expand your capacity to listen to the people you seek to help, and to make the right changes in response?… Read More

The Spirit of @GivingTuesday Continues: #MyGivingStory Grant Opportunity

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Join me for a Twitter Chat about #MyGivingStory at 1pmPST/4pmEST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

During the chat, @GivingTues will start with welcomes, and then lead a discussion about storytelling best practices. Participants include @GivingTues, @magusgalmarini (Agus Galmarini of the Gates Foundation) @ArielAzoff (Social Impact at Medium), @meansandrew (Head of Philanthropy & Civic Innovation @Uptake) and me.

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley
Guest Post By Heather McLeod Grant

Why are Silicon Valley community-based nonprofits struggling to meet demand, and having a hard time maintaining their organizational health? Why aren’t more local philanthropists directing their dollars toward these organizations?… Read More

Join me and @GuyKawasaki on #GivingTuesday to Support #WomensRights

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Every year since GivingTuesday has started, I’ve celebrated it with a fundraiser for a nonprofit cause that I care deeply about.   This year, on November 29, I will participate in a fundraising event with Guy Kawasaki hosted by Mozilla to help raise awareness and funds for Wake (Women’s Alliance and Knowledge Exchange).  … Read More