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How to Start a Nonprofit in Arizona | The Ultimate Guide for Nonprofits


Welcome to our 12 step guide on how to start a nonprofit in Arizona! The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Arizona | The Ultimate Guide for Nonprofits appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

What are you doing for Arizona Gives Day?

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Arizona Gives Day Nonprofit. Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. Join the hundreds of Arizona nonprofits who are combining forces on the one day that the people of Arizona have the power to raise as much money as possible for the state’s nonprofit sector through the fastest growing method of giving: online fundraising. The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and The Arizona Grantmakers Forum have teamed up to do what has never been done before in our state.

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. Arizona nonprofit organizations can participate in our own Arizona Gives Day on April 9, 2014. In order to do so, Arizona organizations should be preparing now to maximize their results.

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. While the markets have rebounded somewhat since 2008 and thus individual and foundation assets have grown, it's unlikely that Arizona's relative position compared with other states has changed. 1] It would be interesting to see how Arizona compares on all these factors.

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.

Cloud for Good and ASU Announce Talent for Good Partnership

Cloud 4 Good

March 4, 2022 [Asheville, NC] – Cloud for Good today announced a partnership with Arizona State University (ASU) for the Talent for Good apprenticeship program. About Arizona State University. Press Release arizona state university Talent for Good

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.

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. Arizona Grantmakers Forum (AGF) released a 2010 Arizona Giving Report earlier this year. Arizona ranked 40th among states in terms of private foundation assets per capita. 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 posted by Nedd Freeman Anderson Class 11 Public Ally.

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. Apparently, there was quite a ceremony around the daffodils that were brought into the market. I noticed them on the roof and in the stalls. Had to photograph them.

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? The Arizona legislature recently passed legislation that repeals Arizona’s solicitation registration laws and the requirement that nonprofit organizations file annual solicitation registration or renewal forms with the Secretary of State. Is deregulation of charitable solicitations good or bad for Arizona?

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

Tech Soup Blog

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. Changing a person's life for the better might only take a few minutes or hours. It can be something as small as a referral, a resume-writing class, or a few counseling sessions.

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

ASU Lodestar Center

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. Dr. Lili Wang and I analyzed the sample of seniors to determine the impact of social context on senior volunteers in Arizona. posted by Carlton Yoshioka, Ph.D. Professor and Director. of Academic Programs.

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

ASU Lodestar Center

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. Over 3,500 households in Arizona, Indiana, and Michigan were asked about their giving and volunteer behavior. posted by. Carlton Yoshioka, Ph.D. Professor and Director.

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. This kind of analysis fascinates me, and I think it can really help others understand what's really going on in the Arizona nonprofit sector. research friday Phoenix College of Public Programs Arizona State University central hub nonprofit Arizonaposted by. Mary McGillicuddy , Nonprofit Leadership.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know


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. Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


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. It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

“A Wish Begins With Hope.”


While a global nonprofit today, the founding chapter was in Arizona. . Credit: Make-A-Wish Arizona Facebook. In Arizona , where the program began, more than 7,000 wishes have been granted. Prior to the pandemic, 77 percent of Make-A-Wish Arizona’s wishes were travel related.

Research Friday: The Real Impact of Collective Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

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. So this isn’t necessarily new, these concepts we have to remind ourselves over and over that we can tackle some of the toughest issues facing our community, and I think the Central Arizona Project is a great example. posted by.

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! In case you haven't heard, the progressive community is gathering next week in Phoenix for one of the most anticipated events of the year: the tenth annual Netroots Nation conference !

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.

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Walmart pledges $1 billion to pay employees’ college tuition, books


Johnson & Wales University , the University of Arizona , the University of Denver , and Pathstream — to complement its existing partners: Brandman University , Penn Foster , Purdue University Global , Southern New Hampshire University , Wilmington University , and Voxy EnGen.

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. Social Venture Partners Arizona Founder Jerry Hirsch introduced Kat Rosqueta, Founding Executive Director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania, to 80 attendees.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


Arizona Community Foundation. Arizona Community Foundation. The Arizona Community Foundation and its statewide affiliates harness the collective generosity of thousands of Arizonans. While most grants are made in Arizona, grants may be made nationally as well.

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When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?


Arizona. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

Funders’ hidden contribution to the sector: their data 


The Arizona Foundation for Women , for example, decided to participate in direct reporting after getting the call to action from the Arizona Grantmakers Forum (AGM), one of Candid’s Get on the Map Campaign partners. Every year, hundreds of funders from the U.S.

How can employee engagement strategies ensure nonprofit success?

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Sabrina Esquivel is a 2021 graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Sabrina currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona, and enjoys family time and being outdoors with her dog Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

Guest Post: Stories of Volunteer Managers, Technology, and the Pandemic

Twenty Hats

Over the past year, our research team at Arizona State University has conducted the Technology Evolution in Volunteer Management, or “TEVA” project. “None of us were ready for this.

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. But SVP Arizona Fast Pitch presented by Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) helps select Valley nonprofits do just that.

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.

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

ASU Lodestar Center

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. Arizona is home to over 1,000 private foundations, and, as most people answered correctly in the quiz, the largest is the Virginia G. Some of the other large private foundations in Arizona include the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy and the Flinn Foundation. posted by.

How can effective leadership succession planning result in nonprofit sustainability?

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Syvan Diamond is a 2021 graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Syvan is a San Diego native who currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona, alongside her fiancé and their three pups. Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

How can nonprofits adopt social enterprise strategies to create sustainable revenue streams?

ASU Lodestar Center

A recent survey of Arizona’s nonprofits conducted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits found that, as a result of fundraising and program cancellations due to the pandemic, Arizona nonprofits have lost an estimated $53 million in revenue. Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the seventh post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!

How can nonprofits use technology to increase their impact?

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Alexandra Oropeza earned her master’s degree in nonprofit leadership and management from Arizona State University in May of 2020. She is a program director at Child & Family Resources, a nonprofit organization in Arizona.

Cloud for Good Partners with Western Michigan University for Salesforce Apprenticeship Program

Cloud 4 Good

WMU joins Pepperdine , the University of North Texas, Dallas College, Community College of Rhode Island , and Arizona State University in partnering with Cloud for Good to help launch careers in the Salesforce ecosystem.

Five ways to retain quality employees at your nonprofit

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Chelsea Guffy is a 2021 graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Chelsea Guffy Spring 2021 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

How nonprofits can leverage private sector practices amid COVID-19

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofits in Arizona are facing some terrifying scenarios when it comes to maintaining funding amid COVID-19. All of the above points are concerning, and as Kristen Merrifield, the CEO of Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits said, “it is just the tip of the iceberg.”

Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

Tech Soup Blog

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. ABCS, with offices across the state and operations in Mexico, offers counseling and pregnancy services, classes on budgeting and personal finance, and foster care services, and also works with the state of Arizona to facilitate adoptions, among other things.

5 steps for nonprofits to enact diversity, equity and inclusion strategies

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Mitch Menchaca is a graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Mitch Menchaca Fall 2020 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.