Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Arizona Grantmakers Forum. In my last post , I highlighted the current status of Arizona's philanthropic sector, based on a research report released by Arizona Grantmakers Forum in January 2011. 1] It would be interesting to see how Arizona compares on all these factors.

What are you doing for Arizona Gives Day?

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Arizona Gives Day Nonprofit. Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and The Arizona Grantmakers Forum have teamed up to do what has never been done before in our state. Not only does Arizona Gives. posted by. Jill Christiansen.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist - Arizona Gives Day

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Is the upcoming Arizona Gives Day a good opportunity to do this? I made my modest gifts, despite living in Arizona, and these, combined with over 88,000 other gifts raised over $20 million in one 24 hour period to support Colorado nonprofit organizations.

Research Friday: Take our fun quiz on the nonprofit sector in Southern Arizona!

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In celebration of the ASU Lodestar Center’s official expansion of programs into Southern Arizona, we have put together a fun 11-question quiz on Southern Arizona’s nonprofit sector. It is based on our newly released research report: Scope of the Nonprofit Sector: Southern Arizona.

Research Friday: Current Status of Arizona's Philanthropic Resources

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Arizona Grantmakers Forum. Today, we welcome Marissa Theisen of Arizona Grantmakers Forum to discuss findings from the 2010 Arizona Giving Report. As a state-wide sector, it can help us to understand what funding looks like across Arizona. posted by.

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

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With rakes, trash-picker-uppers, brooms and wheelbarrows in hand, the newest class of Public Allies Arizona joined the staff of the Creighton Community Foundation on Oct. Public Allies Arizona is a 10-month apprenticeship program designed to develop the next generation of civic leaders

Public Allies Arizona: Burning You With the 5 Core Values

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posted by Chrisal Valencia Member Events & Volunteer Coordinator Local First Arizona Public Allies has played a very definitive role in my life. As I prepped for what I wanted to say to the next graduating class of Public Allies Arizona, I took a queue from my own days as an ally and reflected. Chrisal Valencia is the Member Events & Volunteer Coordinator (& wearer of multiple hats) for Local First Arizona.

Don't Cry for Me Arizona

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was in Seattle, my husband and children were in the Boston area, and my mother-in-law was on her death bed in Arizona. It was logistically impossible for me to fly back to Boston in time for my husband to leave Boston to get to Arizona. That's a photo I snapped at Pike's Marketplace.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: What does the repeal of Arizona's solicitation law mean to my nonprofit?

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Question: How have the requirements for charitable solicitation registration in Arizona changed with new legislation? Is this good or bad for nonprofits in Arizona? If Arizona charitable organizations actively solicit or regularly receive. posted by.

Research Friday: Arizona’s seniors: The latest profile of volunteering behavior

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What about volunteers in Arizona and particularly senior volunteers? Are Arizona seniors influenced by both formal and informal social networks to volunteer? These challenging questions were addressed by the 2010 Arizona Health Survey sponsored by the St.

Research Friday: Senior Arizona volunteers -- how do they stack up against the rest of the nation?

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A few years ago, the ASU Lodestar Center, working in collaboration within the AIM Alliance (nonprofit centers in Arizona, Indiana, and Michigan), investigated giving and volunteering behaviors specifically within those three states. of how to help Arizona best utilize the 50+ volunteer crowd.

One of Many: Intermountain Centers for Human Development Supports Arizona's At-Risk Population

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Based in Tucson, Arizona, ICHD provides myriad out-of-home and home-based support services to people with developmental disabilities, both children and adults. This post is part of a series highlighting TechSoup member organizations' achievements.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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Chicanos Por La Causa was founded in 1969 to confront oppression facing Latinos in Phoenix, Arizona as part of the movement led by Cesar Chavez.

Research Friday: ASU is an Important Central Hub for Nonprofit Organizations

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& Management Student, Arizona State University. In fact, the Arizona sector works that way, too — we often connect to each other through hubs. research friday Phoenix College of Public Programs Arizona State University central hub nonprofit Arizonaposted by.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

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For example, dynamic fields could allow you to display a picture of the Badlands to readers in South Dakota, while readers in Arizona see the Red Rocks of Sedona.

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Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix


That's why, with help from the awesome folks at Local First Arizona , I've put together an eating, drinking, shopping, and local attractions guide to supporting local and progressive businesses in Phoenix!

Research Friday: The Real Impact of Collective Impact

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Here in Arizona, I think one of the best indicators of our ability to do this was the Central Arizona Project , which was truly a collective impact approach to solving long-term issues around water. Click here to read Marissa Theisen's "Boosting Arizona's Philanthropic Resources.".

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Forum Follow-up, Part 1

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Disclaimer Thursday, March 10, 2011 Forum Follow-up, Part 1 posted by Travis Butterfield , Project Coordinator ASU Lodestar Center As has previously been mentioned, the ASU Lodestar Center recently collaborated with the Arizona Grantmakers Forum to present the 13th Annual Forum on Nonprofit Effectiveness, "Nonprofit Grantees & Funders: Building Strong Relationships - Assuring Community Impact." Keeping the Volunteering Torch Lit Research Friday: Take our fun quiz on the Arizona.

Four Characteristics of High Impact Giving: Takeaways from PhilanthropyMatters

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posted by Terri Wogan Calderón Executive Director & Partner Social Venture Partners Arizona. These events are designed to share leading-edge thinking and to stimulate new ideas for philanthropy in Arizona.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

In May, Kresta left her tenured high school post in Arizona and enrolled on the MA of Photography program at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth in the UK.

If DSP’s Could Change a Few Things.

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Suppose a DSP got tired of living in the humid climate of Florida and wanted to move to the dry Arizona climate. The requirements for a DSP to work in Arizona could vary widely from those in Florida. What would they change to make their work lives more rewarding and fulfilling?

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Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

A First Timers Guide To Washington Dc Auto Concept Loans

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Our Sunlight City site is effortless for customers throughout Peoria, ARIZONA, Glendale, ARIZONA, and Phoenix, Arizona, AZ. Cash Period Loan Center is the #1 source regarding Arizona cash loans, Name Loans, and Private Loans.

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Nonprofits Pitch for Big Awards

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posted by Sentari Minor Director of Engagement and Education, Social Venture Partners Arizona Nonprofit leaders know that storytelling is paramount to advancing their organization’s mission.

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Minimum Wage Laws and How They Negatively Affect Agencies

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In 2016, Arizona signed a minimum wage mandate into law that required employers to pay $12/hr. While this may have helped out those on minimum wage, it wound up hurting some 600 agencies in Arizona state to the tune of several hundred million dollars per year. . . Over the past few months I’ve noticed more and more states signing set minimum wage/hour mandates into law. minimum wage. .

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Research Friday: Who grants the most? Who gets the most?

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In the quiz, we asked a few questions about Arizona's largest nonprofit organizations, in terms of assets, grantmaking, and donations. Most of the grantmakers in Arizona are private foundations. A great local resource is the Arizona Grantmaker's Forum.). posted by.

Were We Crazy to Pursue Service Enterprise Certification? Our Rewarding Journey with SEI

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posted by Susan Nusall Director of Volunteers at Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education/Arizona Bar Foundation. Our organization, the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education/Arizona Bar Foundation, is 40 years old, and we have always believed in volunteers and how much we need them in order to fulfill our mission. What comes to mind when you hear Diagnostic Survey? How about Certification Rubric?

Participant of Public Allies Class 12 Shares What She learned

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After the interview process, I was placed at the Arizona Commission for Post-Secondary Education (ACPE), which ironically, was my least desired match. My position title was College and Career Goal Arizona Communications and Volunteer Specialist. My roles included supporting the College and Career Goal Arizona (C2GA) programs as well as assisting the other in-house programs. posted by Hanna Burris Class 12 Public Ally.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition


6CXlJHRZ5v — ONE Arizona (@OneArizona). One Arizona ( @OneArizona ). There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country. At EveryAction, we’re proud to work with organizations whose missions reflect the values that built our company and the vision we have for a better, more inclusive world.

The Three P’s of Board Performance

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Bo Buchanan is a graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Barry Casey Masonic Memorial Library & Museum of Arizona posted by Bo Buchanan Spring 2019 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Embracing risk culture in nonprofits: let’s start talking about failure

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Jordyn Shafer-Frie is a graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. She found her passion for education and the nonprofit sector after making the move to Arizona. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

MEET AN ALLY: Samira Amin

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Public Allies Arizona ’s 13th class will graduate in June 28, the completion of a 10-month AmeriCorps program that places emerging young leaders at local nonprofits for full-time paid apprenticeships. Video of Samira Amin | Public Allies Arizona Class 13 Presentations on Impact.

How should nonprofits develop a high-performance culture?

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Karen Kormendy is a graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. She currently runs the Louis & Elizabeth Sands Branch and serves youth and teens in the city of Glendale, Arizona Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

MEET AN ALLY: Iyamidé May

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Public Allies Arizona ’s 13th class will graduate in June, the completion of a 10-month AmeriCorps program that places emerging young leaders at local nonprofits for full-time paid apprenticeships. posted by Iyamidé May Class 13 Public Ally.

Clone of MEET AN ALLY: Iyamidé May

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Public Allies Arizona ’s 13th class will graduate in June, the completion of a 10-month AmeriCorps program that places emerging young leaders at local nonprofits for full-time paid apprenticeships. posted by Iyamidé May Class 13 Public Ally.

"We Believe in Everyone’s Right to Choose Services that Most Interest Them"

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When I joined Public Allies Arizona, I was placed at Arizona Foundation for the Handicap, which is a day center for adults with special needs. In Arizona, roughly 100,000 Arizonans have some form of a disability. He was placed at Arizona Foundation for the Handicap [AFH] as a Creative Activities Coordinator. Public Allies Arizona is a 10-month apprenticeship program designed to develop the next generation of civic leaders

Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation

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Associate Professor, ASU School of Community Resources & Development Early each semester I graph five years-worth of the number of Arizona nonprofits that gained status as income-tax-exempt under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

Class 12 Ally Shares Experience in Program

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After graduating college and moving to Arizona, I was unsure of what path to take in life. Throughout the placement process, I was introduced to Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH) and immediately knew that it was the type of organization I wanted to work for.

Digital stewardship

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Digital stewardship: "Digital stewardshipMore of the faithful give through the Internet, donate with plasticRuss WilesThe Arizona RepublicApr. 7, 2007 12:00 AMWelcome to religious giving in the 21st century.No longer do Americans have to write checks or dig into their wallets for crumpled dollar bills when it comes time to make donations. These days, churchgoers and those of other faiths

Research Friday: The Self-Sufficiency Standard

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The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona (WFSA) commissioned a study to create a more comprehensive, useful measure of self-sufficiency. The Self-Sufficiency Standard is calculated for 70 different family types in each of Arizona’s counties, and data is provided separately for each county.

How Can Nonprofit Leaders Create Effective Community Change?

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Nationally and in Arizona, systemic challenges are present. percent in 2015; and was even higher in Arizona where the 2015 poverty rate was 18.2 The Arizona high school graduation rate dropped from 78 percent in 2011 to 77.4

Wrap Up of Nonprofit Llama Drama


If you missed it, let''s quickly recap: Described as the "Bonnie and Clyde of llamas," two llamas broke out of an Arizona retirement home and instigated a high-speed llama chase across the state. Did you catch the llamas on the loose yesterday? They were all the rage, and some nonprofits ran with it too.

Learning to Lead, Part 1: Why I Returned to Public Allies for a Second Year

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I received my bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management at Arizona State University in 2018 and earned the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance student organization at ASU.