I was hoping this was just a rumor. Oh, say it ain’t so ….… Read More
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Note from Beth: The long anticipated social network site for social change, Jumo, launched. Here’s the article from today’s New York Times. Many of us have been up early playing with Jumo, setting up our individual profiles and finding issues and organizations or setting up profiles for organizations.
Monitor Institute and the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) have launched a joint venture to bring a new data visualization tool, “The Strategy Landscape Tool” to the field of philanthropy. Created with support from the Rockfeller Foundation, the tool allows users to easily see and understand grantmaking strategies and patterns within and across institutions so they can make better decisions in pursuit of their goals.… Read More
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Note from Beth: Last week I presented remotely at the Blackbaud Conference. The big downside is that you miss out on seeing your colleagues and hearing their presentations. Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos presented this session which was not recorded and built on an earlier presentation.
Last week, my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation. That’s where I met Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told me the amazing story about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society.… Read More