Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


This funder invests in and strengthens the capacity of women-led movements to advance meaningful social, cultural, and economic change in women’s lives, specifically across three areas: Economic Justice, Safety, and Women’s Health.

2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


This funder invests in and strengthens the capacity of women-led movements to advance meaningful social, cultural, and economic change in women’s lives, specifically across three areas: Economic Justice, Safety, and Women’s Health.


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Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

Women’s and girls’ empowerment is a sweeping topic, defined and shaped by family beliefs and cultural norms in the community and country where one lives. Some people associate the empowerment of women and girls primarily with challenges faced in communities where poverty and lack of access to education determine one’s level of empowerment. Empowerment, or the lack of it, is an issue for women and girls virtually everywhere.

Changing lives through financial empowerment

ASU Lodestar Center

With consumer spending fueling 70% of our nation’s economic growth, the need to consume commercial products has forever been a staple in American culture. posted by. Kristen Coco , Program Developer. In 2012, 25 percent of Americans had more credit card debt than they had in their emergency savings. As a society, we are constantly being bombarded with advertisements, all pulling us to spend money.

The ongoing revolution in philanthropy: An open-ended reading list

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Evaluating a Culture. Cultural Organizing Needed for Equity: A Framework of Belonging. I recently had a conversation with a friend and colleague about what I perceive to be a revolution in progress.

NetCentric Advocacy: Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Connectivity is Productivity: | Main | The end game of networks » August 16, 2007 Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work Rockridge has been working hard on cooking the overall frames and themes that can tie the community together. Progressive government has two aspects: protection and empowerment. No one makes any money in this country without the progressive empowerment by government.

Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Culture of Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Enter empowerment and encouragement. first installment of our 2013 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge webinar series, Creating a Culture of Storytelling. Our guests will speak to the importance of creating a culture. Stories are the currency of community. They shape our experience. They drive us to think, act, and change. Here at TechSoup, we know that successful storytelling does not happen in a blink of an eye, out of thin air, or by pressing a magic button.

How Cloud for Good Gives Back To Our Communities

Cloud 4 Good

A six-week Managed Services contract was provided to assist in declarative UI updates, automation support, process refinement, system owner empowerment, help with third-party applications, and training to further user adoption, enablement, and comfortability with reports and dashboards.

Women Ingenuity is Powering Solutions for the Digital Divide

Connection Cafe

A host of cultural, economic, social and infrastructural barriers keep women locked out from the empowerment potential of Internet access. We launched a global crowdsourcing campaign to collect homegrown solutions and ideas to spread digital empowerment. Social Good crowdsourcing digital divide digital empowerment feminine digital revolution technology women World Pulse

How to Overcome a Victim Mindset in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community


You now walk around with a sense of empowerment, knowing that you can solve problems that come up in your personal and professional worlds. . Nonprofit Culture Nonprofit SectorThis post is part of a series on limiting beliefs.

How to Prevent Burnout at Your Nonprofit, From the Experts


To prevent burnout from taking over your nonprofit’s culture, passion, and productivity, you have to understand it. We’re bringing that honest conversation right to you with some new voices with a passion for nonprofit culture and employee wellness. .

Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation


Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more. It’s essentially building a culture of philanthropy.

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021

Forum One

As we highlight our staff who are raising their hands high to reinforce and show solidarity on social media today, we also wanted to highlight our clients doing important work moving the needle forward for women’s equality and empowerment. Telling stories through images of empowerment.

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

The general tone should be one of trust and empowerment. ” Having staff use social media as part of their work can extend the organization’s network and increase the organizational comfort level through regular practice. … Read More Organizational CultureWe adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: YQe91n #npsmpeer. Brian Fitzgerald (@brianfit) March 10, 2013.

Struggling to get people to donate online?

Top Nonprofits

Amanda believes in collaboration, empowerment, trust and wicked-good customer service. Benefactor Group is currently working with arts, culture, and educational institutions; human service organizations; the faith community; and others working to improve the quality of life.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Youth Programs


Many foundations focus much of their philanthropy work on youth empowerment—and for good reason. If your nonprofit serves other areas, check out the other funder lists I recently wrote, including ones on Education , Arts & Culture , and Environment & Conservation.

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Ethical Storytelling + Nonprofit Fundraising

Greater Giving

Make ethical storytelling an integral part of your organization’s culture. o Empowerment and choice. o Cultural, historical, and gender issues. Make ethical storytelling part of your organization’s culture. ?

Survey-Backed Insights to Keep Your Nonprofit Ahead of Changing Workplace Trends

Saleforce Nonprofit

In a 2021 survey by NonprofitHR , more than a third of those surveyed (35%) said they left their jobs due to dissatisfaction or disengagement with the current organization or culture.

Lynne Wester : The Four Pillars of the Donor Experience

NonProfit Hub

The four pillars — knowledge, strategy, culture, and emotion — can be applied in a wide variety of areas. Culture focuses on empowerment, excellence, and gratitude to help define your organization’s interactions with donors.

Fire Up Your Board to Embrace Digital Fundraising


The new and exciting ways of telling stories and connecting with donors through digital methods can foster a philanthropic culture of communication, participation, preparedness, and empowerment.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mission: To promote the right to education and to preserve the environment and cultural heritage of Brazil. Mission: To help eradicate extreme poverty through community development projects in urban sanitation, water filtration, health, alternative energy, and economic empowerment.

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


Black Women For Wellness is committed to the health and well-being of Black women and girls through health education, empowerment and advocacy. She Should Run started as a project in 2008 and has evolved to become a movement working to create a culture that inspires women and girls to aspire towards public leadership. The last few days have been equal parts terrifying, challenging, and complicated.

Cause Camp 2021 Speaker Line-Up

NonProfit Hub

Peter has defined the vision, strategy, and culture of 829 Studios since its founding in 2007. Over the last few years, she has served as a conduit for making these best practices accessible to organizations seeking to enhance their efficiency and workplace culture.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment. Her knowledge of the country and the culture made it easier to localize the curriculum.

Strengthening program evaluation in your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

ECB involves a series of steps taken by an evaluator (internal or external) to build evaluative knowledge and skills, create a culture of continuous learning and accountability, and make resources readily available. Staff who know the program, the people, and the culture well.

Book Review: The Enemy Of Engagement

Eric Jacobson

Finally, you'll find a solid list of to-do's for positioning motivated employees to succeed and for enhancing employee enablement as the authors provide expert guidance related to: Performance management Authority and empowerment Resources Training Collaboration Work, structure and process If you are leading an organization where your employees are not engaged and not enabled, The Enemy of Engagement is a must-read book for you.

How can nonprofits and funders create mutually agreeable performance measures?

ASU Lodestar Center

This is a cultural shift that involves everyone; nonprofit leaders and staff, board members, volunteers, donors, foundation leaders, members of the public and others. Her interests include organizational learning and community cultural development. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

7 Things That Social Media Will Enhance

NCE Social Media

Empowerment of niches communities and small businesses – It used to be that only in a city someone could find others with a shared interest in an area outside of popular culture. At present, many fashion trends and fads are born out of a cities culture do to the cosmopolitan mix inherent in a large population. Consumer empowerment – Not sure if Burger King is still doing so but they used to run the slogan ‘Have it your way’.

20 reasons for associations to love Salesforce

Nimble AMS

Salesforce uses this Hawaiian word which means “family” to describe their culture and the larger family of their customers, employees, partners and communities that “…take care of each other, have fun together, and work collaboratively to make the world a better place.” Through Nimble AMS, this type of innovation brings unprecedented agility and empowerment to professional and trade associations. The benefits of having your member management software built on Salesforce.

Trainer’s Notebook: #Tech2Empower Peru

Beth Kanter

The program hosts a delegation of women who work in the tech industry to share their knowledge and skills with women-focused nonprofits, startups and girls empowerment programs in developing countries and in the US. The rest of the day is spent learning about the local culture, including a walking tour of the city, visiting an historic site, and ending with a local cuisine cooking lesson. Greetings from Cusco, Peru!

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4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Creating a culture of learning. Astron Solutions’ article on employee compensation names nonprofit culture as one of the key elements of a total rewards compensation structure. A culture of learning encourages staff members to remain engaged and pay attention to new opportunities.

American Express Leadership Academy alumna Elena Zee shares profound impact of 2019 Aspen Institute Fellowship

ASU Lodestar Center

Elena is very passionate about education, professional development, economic empowerment and international exchange, having served on the boards of the Global Economic Education Alliance, the Organization for Nonprofit Executives, the National Association of Economic Educators, the Phi Beta Kappa of Greater Phoenix and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Arizona. Elena has represented the city of Phoenix multiple times to visit China for cultural, education, tourism, and business exchange

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The Participatory Museum, Five Years Later

Museum 2.0

I wrote The Participatory Museum for two reasons: to explore the "how" of participatory design in museums, cultural centers, libraries, and science centers to create a version of this blog that was more "shareable" with organizational leaders and trustees By many measures, the book has been a success. PARTICIPATION IS POLITICAL When I wrote The Participatory Museum , I wrote about participation as a design tool--a wrench that could be turned to reach certain goals in a cultural setting.

Elena Zee shares profound impact of 2019 Aspen Institute Fellowship

ASU Lodestar Center

Elena is very passionate about education, professional development, economic empowerment and international exchange, having served on the boards of the Global Economic Education Alliance, the Organization for Nonprofit Executives, the National Association of Economic Educators, the Phi Beta Kappa of Greater Phoenix and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Arizona. Elena has represented the city of Phoenix multiple times to visit China for cultural, education, tourism, and business exchange

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Building Community: Who / How / Why

Museum 2.0

We had incredible success transforming our institution into a vibrant cultural center. We focus on people who are culturally curious, actively creative… but may not see a traditional arts institution as a place for them. culturally curious but maybe not inclined to walk into a museum. Doing this work in partnership with our local community, in partnership with people who have an affinity for active cultural experiences, we’ve been able to grow rapidly and tremendously.

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Seeking Clarity about the Complementary Nature of Social Work and the Arts

Museum 2.0

When we talk about museums or cultural institutions as vehicles of social and civic change, what does that really mean? And we each have specific interests in increasing access, connection, and empowerment of marginalized people. This may sound obvious, but the rhetoric about cultural organizations working in the social sphere often ignores our inherent differences.

Quick Hit: Three Blogs to Expand Your Arts Nonprofit Universe

Museum 2.0

Vu is surprisingly singular for his cogent, explicit posts about cultural competency, frustrations of fundraising, and challenges of nonprofit management. What does it look like when youth invent their own arts empowerment spaces? It''s that time of year. Scrambling at work, socializing afterwards. which, if you are a torn extro/introvert like me, can involve a lot of time in the bathroom reading while everyone else is toasting the season.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

“Anyone who works for the State Department knows that they work for women and for the advancement and empowerment of women,” said Alec Ross , Secretary Clinton’s Special Advisor for Innovation, with pride at the opening of TechCamp Tel Aviv. Skills in team building, enabling people and organizations from different cultures to work together towards common goals while maintaining their own identity, are no less important than the latest technology or Facebook interface updates.

How can nonprofits effectively recruit and retain high-performing employees?

ASU Lodestar Center

According to recent findings, nonprofit organizations can capitalize on training, building a culture of empowerment and recognition programs in order to provide incentives to employees. Nonprofit organizations must not focus on mission buy-in as a retention technique, but rather pair mission buy-in with a company culture that employees are satisfied with. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

Connection Cafe

Empowerment and equality: Changes in patient expectations and the democratization of medical information are pushing physicians and institutions to shed paternalistic mindsets. Those institutions that build a culture of equality, empowering patients and caregivers with knowledge, including them in organizational decision-making, and supporting their autonomy with data and choices, will emerge as winners in the new healthcare economy.

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How You Can Combat Employee Turnover

NonProfit Hub

But there are a few things I’ve done with our culture to prolong their stay as much as I can. It’s important to foster an environment of empowerment. Focus on culture. Culture is critical. Sometimes, a fun culture can translate into ping-pong tables and renting out movie theaters, but not always. Combating employee turnover in the nonprofit sector is tricky, and, unfortunately, it’s pretty common.

Purpose at PIMCO | The Power of Partnerships & Knowing Your Why

Connection Cafe

We’ve also taken steps to holistically integrate Purpose at PIMCO with the goals of PIMCO’s Inclusion, Diversity and Culture teams and environmental, social, and governance philosophy within our Corporate Responsibility department. What Community Engagement Means at PIMCO.

Hadley China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got some information on this cool program: The Hadley School for the Blind has launched an innovative program of English language learning and empowerment which spans the Pacific Ocean. The native English speakers readily agreed, and an international program of empowerment, English learning, and friendship building has existed ever since. The cross-cultural friendships that are formed by Hadley-China students and the native English tutors are heart-warming, indeed.

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