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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

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posted by Annie Bello Graduate Public Allies Arizona I quickly realized that Public Allies was no cop out when we were sworn in as AmeriCorps members. We’re Public Allies Arizona Class of 2014 and we all are going to keep getting things done for America. Back in September when I stood beside more than 40 committed Allies who had a variety of values, backgrounds, beliefs, and goals, but all taking the same oath I realized this was the real deal.

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.

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.

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.".

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.

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.

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.

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!

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A First Timers Guide To Washington Dc Auto Concept 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.

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.

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

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?

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

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.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

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Department of Housing and Urban Development dropped the bombshell of defunding all but one nonprofit transitional housing provider for homeless families in Maricopa County, Arizona, the local nonprofit, private and government organizations began to scramble (Polletta, 2016).

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.

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.

Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

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With only a two-person IT department serving more than 200 employees and 600 volunteers, Daniel Yu, IT director for Arizona Baptist Children's Services (ABCS), has his work cut out for him. Images: Arizona Baptist Children's Services.

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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Leading with Accountability: What Accountability Strategies are Critical to Foster Nonprofit Donor Support?

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Program Manager, Public Allies Arizona | Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Fernanda Torres Maqueda is a native of Phoenix, Arizona and has over 5 years experience in the nonprofit sector. posted by Fernanda Torres Maqueda Sr.

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.

Research Friday: Legal Structure Alternatives to Lead Social Change

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So when it comes to choosing the right legal structure for an enterprise, there are several options out there, most of which are available in Arizona: For-Profit: Limited Liability Company (LLC), Partnership or Sole Proprietorship. For example, Arizona Home Improvement, L.L.C.

Auto Concept Loans Are Useful To A Selection Of Income Degrees

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How Can Nonprofits Make the Most of Overhead Funds?

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Anna is the Comptroller at Critical Path Institute, a nonprofit organization in Tucson, Arizona. She received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, at the University of Arizona, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Donning the Sweatshirt of Service: Reflections from a Second-Year Ally

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Coordinator & Volunteer Coordinator, ADL Arizona and GLSEN Phoenix. When I think back on my time with ASU Lodestar Center's Public Allies Arizona program, many different memories and candid moments pop into my mind. And that's only what the second-year Arizona Allies accomplished.

Class 12 Allies Begin Journey With CORE Retreat

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posted by Emily Barrett Capacity Building Initiatives; Public Allies Arizona. After months of recruiting for our 2017-2018 cohort, the Public Allies Arizona team has found 46 wonderful individuals that we are proud to call our Class 12 Allies.

Research Friday: Research Update

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The ASU Lodestar Center is currently working on publishing the findings from the 2011 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report and the 2011 Arizona Nonprofits: Scope of the Sector report. posted by ASU Lodestar Center. for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation. Welcome to Research Friday

Diversity recruitment key to nonprofit boards achieving mission

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Joseph Garcia began work at Morrison Institute for Public Policy in April 2009 after a career in journalism that included experience as a top editor, columnist and news reporter at The Arizona Republic , The Daily Times , Tucson Citizen , USA Today and The Associated Press. Garcia, a former political reporter, has taught at Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and at the University of Arizona School of Journalism.

Nonprofit Fundraising and Advocacy

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Protecting Arizona's Family Coalition. Government funding for many nonprofits, particularly health and human services nonprofits in Arizona, can be anywhere from 50% to 90% of the agency funding. posted by. Timothy J. Schmaltz , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. PAFCO Coordinator.

How Can Nonprofits Address the Challenges and Opportunities of Disrupting Technologies?

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21, 2017, the transportation company Uber debuted a new self-driving car program in Tempe, Arizona. Self-driving cars are not science fiction; they are a reality on Arizona roads today and will only continue to become more prevalent as technology reaches its full potential.