How can nonprofits and funders create mutually agreeable performance measures?

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At the same time, remain aware that data will fluctuate before trends and causal relationships can truly emerge over time. Chapters report data to the headquarters which enables the organization to move resources quickly to where they are needed most. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

Girls' Night Out with a Twist: Dining for Women and the Power of Giving Circles

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We do that through educational dinner circles, which we call "chapters." So, our chapters are sitting around at somebody's house with a potluck dinner, and they have materials that we've provided about a really cool program that supports women and girls. All of those chapters from all over the world send in their donations to our headquarters, which we then process and give receipts for, and all that. They're a very high-producing chapter.


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[VIDEO] You’ve Been Let Go From Your Nonprofit Job – Now What?


So as you may be aware, New Orleans was a very early epicenter of the pandemic here in the United States. That’s when I made that switch, I closed the book on one chapter and I said, “Okay.

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Mobilizing Donors and Activists in an Overwhelmed World

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According to Dining for Women's founder, Marsha Wallace, they have 150 chapters that collectively donate about $10,000 each month. The Genocide Intervention Network has a good list of 10 Ways You Can Take Action Today including writing to elected officials, divesting from Sudan, holding an awareness raising event, and creating a video for 24 Hours for Darfur. Keeping campaigns simple, social, personal, creative and tangible might transform feeling overwhelmed into empowerment.

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. Our 20th anniversary is in the year 2007, " this was 2005, and she said, "Do you think you could finish this book by 2007, and do you think that you would be willing to consider doing all the rest of the chapters on our grantees?" I did get back to her, and I said that I would consider doing the other chapters about their grantees with two stipulations.