Key Leadership Takeaways From The Book, Against The Grain

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Courtney coached the Manassas High School football team in Memphis, TN. Finally, my two favorites pieces of advice from coach Courtney are these: Fame is fleeting, accolades are forgotten, money comes and goes--but the proper foundation will remain forever.

#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 1

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I had the pleasure attending the opening plenary session, delivered by Dr. Jan Young, Executive Director of the Assisi Foundation of Memphis. Foundations #GMN2016 grants management Grants Management NetworkSo we’re at GMN 2016 in the Big Easy. While MicroEdge and Blackbaud have been longtime supporters of GMN, it’s my first time participating.

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Advice for a Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

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Rick Shadyac: It’s been a bold 60-year journey, one that foundationally is rooted for us in inclusion, agility, and innovation. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend is an example of reaching new audiences. “Recognize the disruptions we all face, and act — don’t simply observe.”.

Coach Bill Courtney Tells Powerful Stories And Shares Insightful Leadership Lessons

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Courtney coached the Manassas High School football team in Memphis, TN. Finally, my two favorites pieces of advice from coach Courtney are these: Fame is fleeting, accolades are forgotten, money comes and goes--but the proper foundation will remain forever. Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to communicate. And, football coach Bill Courtney tells many compelling stories in his new book, Against The Grain.

Making Meaningful Connections: Inspiring New Report from Irvine and Helicon

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Our work to transform the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History into a participatory and community-centered place has been heavily supported by the James Irvine Foundation. I''ve learned a lot from Irvine Foundation staff and partners directly. If you are reading this report in Manchester or Malaysia or Memphis, you will find meaningful and useful content. On the other hand, the Irvine Foundation makes grants specifically in California.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

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Kellogg Foundation. I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. "I think, in the organizing, and in the activism what gets lost so often is what we're working for. What we want is for all people to have some delicious, amazing, banging food!" Bryant Terry is an eco-chef, food justice activist, and author of Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine.

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