Women’s Gymnastics Team at Michigan State University Receive NIL Contracts With Emphasis on Charitable Giving

NonProfit PRO

In a historic move, all 19 members of the 2022-2023 women’s gymnastics team at Michigan State University have received name, image and likeness (NIL) contracts with an emphasis on charitable giving—an agreement that will strengthen Spartan athletics while empowering student-athletes to change the world. News/Stats/Studies Charitable-giving Michigan State University Michigan State University Women's gymnastics team NIL contracts

Enhancing Student Success Across Campus with Western Michigan University + Salesforce

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Western Michigan University (WMU) is a large, public research-intensive university that has been helping students reach their potential through a pursuit of purpose since 1903.

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

Cloud 4 Good

March 11, 2022 [Asheville, NC] – Today Cloud for Good announced Western Michigan University (WMU) as the latest higher education institution partner for the Talent for Good apprenticeship program. About Western Michigan University.

It’s All About the Animals at the Humane Society of SW Michigan

DipJar

We were reminded of this recently when we spoke with Robin Lydic, the director of animal care at the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan , home of the Yeager Family Pet Shelter. . The post It’s All About the Animals at the Humane Society of SW Michigan appeared first on DipJar.

Visionlink Welcomes New Customer: Michigan 2-1-1

VisionLink

Visionlink is proud to announce its newest customer, Michigan 2-1-1. 2-1-1 covers 100% of Michigan's population. Welcome to the Visionlink Community, Michigan 2-1-1 This is a network of professional centers across the state working to provide the most complete and up to date resources for individuals, households, state agencies, health care providers and many others. Working in concert, they increase the accuracy of their information, while limited costs.

University of Michigan – Setting a Higher Standard for Giving Days

Connection Cafe

On Giving Tuesday 2015 , The Office of University Development at University of Michigan set an example for how this kind of thoughtful planning and preparation can dramatically increase results: 1000 donors completed gifts online within the first 49 minutes. $1 The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History used Giving Blueday to raise funds to begin development for their Wooly Mammoth Exhibit. Sometimes we get lucky.

Case Study: NPower Michigan and Board Collaboration Tools

NTEN

By Chris Bernard, Idealware When [NTEN Member] Andy Wolber worked for NPower Michigan—first as a consultant, then later as executive director—the organization had a geographically spread-out board of 10-15 members. [Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from a case study that first appeared in the March 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the entire case study in NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! ]

Donors Choose Anonymity with Record $550M Public University Gift

NonProfit PRO

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, inspired the largest gift ever made to public higher education: $550 million. It was made anonymously by a couple who is looking for nothing in return – not even recognition – to benefit themselves.

Melissa Weisse, CFRE, ACFRE Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP

NonProfit PRO

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Melissa Weisse, CFRE, ACFRE of Detroit, Michigan.

Michigan Launches M.S. Specialization in Social Computing

AFP Blog

Michigan Launches M.S. Specialization in Social Computing: "Michigan Launches M.S. Specialization in Social ComputingANN ARBOR, Mich., March 23 -- Facebook. YouTube. Wikipedia. Flickr. They're the user-created stuff of Web 2.0 -- also known as social computing -- that have changed the way people interact with computers and each other.Developing a formal understanding of the underlying dynamics at

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2019 Creating Change Conference convenes in Detroit, Michigan January 23-27, 2019. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community

Bloomerang

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (HOPE Fund). Areas served: Southeast Michigan.

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Do You Have to Sell Members Something They Don’t Want?

Joy of Membership

However, I think this week’s interview with Becky Carlton from Michigan’s charter school association might be the first time that I’ve ever heard an organization specifically mention that they sometimes have to advocate for things that members don’t want.

DipJar’s Giving Trend Reports: Q2 2022

DipJar

A few recent examples include the Utah Pride Center , the Humane Society of SW Michigan , and Make-a-Wish Iowa. Fifty percent year-over-year increase in contributions demonstrates American’s generosity. PITTSBURGH, Pa.,

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The Virtual Food Drive: Turning a Website Visitor Into a Donor

NTEN

An excellent example of that is the virtual food drive held by the Food Bank Council of Michigan. Out of curiosity, I decided to visit t he Food Bank Council of Michigan’s virtual food drive to learn more.

How Faith-Based Hope Endeavors Effectively Fights the AIDS Epidemic and Changes Lives in the U.S. and Africa

Tech Soup Blog

This is the story of how a Michigan faith based organization called Hope Endeavors leads significant humanitarian work from a home office.( Two 14-year-old girls, one in the US and one in Malawi, had their lives changed when they joined forces to fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa. read more ). intuit religious organizations quickbooks Local impact map faith based organizations tsreligiousorgs tsintuit

Providing education for incarcerated students

M+R

Our campaign garnered bipartisan support for lifting the ban and spurred policy shifts in states including New Jersey, Michigan, Tennessee and North Carolina. When we started working with Vera in 2017 to expand access to postsecondary education in prison, we worked out a five-year timeline.

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

Candid

Michigan. 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.

Eight tips for funders to help grantseekers navigate your website?

Candid

For example, “grants are currently being offered to nonprofits in Detroit, Michigan in the areas of health, education, family services, sports, and community improvement”. .

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How Cloud for Good is Innovating the Indiana University Advancement Experience with Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Written by Blake Becker You May Also Enjoy: Success Story: Enhancing Student Success Across Campus with Western Michigan University + Salesforce Blog: Maximizing Your Student Success On Salesforce Success Story: Centralizing Communications With UMass Amherst + Marketing Cloud.

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign

NTEN

Whether he’s under a bridge in New Mexico or speaking with residents in a tent city in Michigan, Mark is using his smartphone to check in, to tweet a person’s story, or to post a raw video on his website. Whether he’s under a bridge in New Mexico or speaking with residents in a tent city in Michigan, Mark is using his smartphone to check in, to tweet a person’s story, or to post a raw video on his website. Danny Alpert. Executive Director, Executive Producer.

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What Does Organizational Behavior Have to Do with Nonprofit Technology? Everything!

NTEN

Western Michigan University School of Public Affairs and Administration. Kelly Trusty, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. What's your organization's tech strategy type, and what does that mean for your organization? Defender! Analyzer! Prospector! Reactor! Could this be a new set of superheroes? Well, sort of. In an organizational context, it is a set of descriptors for the strategic approaches organizations use to make plans and decisions.

Reactions from Cause Camp 2022

Whole Whale

Nearly three years after its last in-person conference, Cause Camp finally welcomed attendees back IRL this May in Grand Rapids, Michigan for their 2022 event.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Youth Programs

Kindful

Areas served: Mexico, Haiti, US (priority: Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, New Orleans). Areas served: Detroit/Michigan. For nonprofits whose target audience is primarily underserved youth, the task of finding funding shouldn’t be difficult.

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Website Strategy to Improve Outdoor Museum's Visitor Experience

NTEN

About a year ago, the Michigan Legacy Art Park (MLAP), an outdoor art and sculpture collection of more than 40 pieces displayed in a wooded setting, redesigned. MLAP wanted their website to help improve the visitor experience at the park – and their website strategy to help guests plan and to improve their overall experience at the park seems to be working.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On The Environment And Conservation Efforts

Kindful

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supports nonprofits that are working to strengthen their hometown of Flint, Michigan, and communities around the world. By connecting people, their passions, and their region’s resources, they have worked toward an inclusive and equitable West Michigan.

4 Reasons Why Hybrid Fundraising Events Are Here To Stay (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

Kindful

Check out this case study from Living Stones Academy, a Michigan-based nonprofit that pivoted to a virtual event in 2020. To say that 2020 was a year of change is an understatement.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supports nonprofits that are working to strengthen their hometown of Flint, Michigan, and communities around the world. Areas served: Detroit/Michigan. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues.

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10th Annual Salesforce Education Summit: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

Make sure to tune in early and catch Cloud for Good’s Pre-Keynote Commercial featuring some of our incredible customers, like Harvard Radcliffe, Indiana University Foundation and Alumni Association, Western Michigan University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of VolunteerHub

Volunteer Hub

Just three years later, Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout southeast Michigan were adopting VolunteerHub as their preferred volunteer management software. This year marks the 25 th anniversary of VolunteerHub , a product owned by our parent company Carr Engineering Inc (CEI).

Top benefits for association leaders to connect with their volunteer members

Nimble AMS

According to the Michigan 4-H Recognition Handbook , when volunteers are acknowledged, it gives them a chance for reflection, self-assessment, and a boost in self-esteem and motivation.

Guest Post: What Good Could Come After a No?

Twenty Hats

in Consumer-Community Services from Michigan State University. At home or at the office, you can transform a “no” decision to a “yes” by following this advice. Cicadas.

Cloud for Good Certified as Great Place to Work for the 8th Year in A Row

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good Partners with Western Michigan University for Salesforce Apprenticeship Program. April 11, 2022 [Asheville, NC] – For the 8 th straight year in the United States , and the very first time in Canada , Cloud for Good has been certified by Great Place to Work.

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Debunking 3 Myths About Digital Transformation

Saleforce Nonprofit

Greg holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector. The nonprofit and education leaders I work with each have a different definition of “digital transformation.”

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For examples of text-free avatars, see the United Way of Southwest Michigan and Amnesty International : Instagram Bios. 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.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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Dear COVID-19, I’m Breaking Up With You

Blue Fox

million people [PDF] Nyaka , Michigan/Uganda: Releases first full-length documentary – award winning, truth-telling, INSPIRING, and streaming free [VIDEO-40 min] What are you up to? A Letter From Our CEO, Chantal Sheehan I’m over it. COVID-19. The deaths. The sickness. The fear.

Higher Education Funding & Grant Resources

Bloomerang

Areas served: Mexico, Haiti, US (priority: Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, New Orleans). In this post, I’ll share funding and grant resources for nonprofits involved in the education sector.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

Areas served: Grand Rapids/Michigan. Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations.

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3 Essential Questions to Assess Your Digital Transformation

Saleforce Nonprofit

Greg holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector. When I talk with nonprofit leaders about digital transformation , I get responses that range from excitement and optimism to skepticism and overwhelm.

Technology workshops for nonprofits | Battle Creek Enquirer - www.battlecreekenquirer.com - Battle Creek, Mich.

AFP Blog

Technology workshops for nonprofitsSubmitted by Nonprofit AllianceThrough a partnership with the Michigan Nonprofit Association and expertise of NPower Michigan, the Nonprofit Alliance is pleased to announce a set of technology workshops, geared specifically towards nonprofits. Technology workshops for nonprofits | Battle Creek Enquirer - www.battlecreekenquirer.com - Battle Creek, Mich.:

Online Fundraising Ideas: Nonprofit Fundraising During COVID-19

Whole Whale

Another example from the Michigan AFL-CIO. While people send virtual thank you messages, Michigan AFL-CIO can also build their email list of people that are more likely to donate in the future, if nurtured properly in an email campaign.

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Colleges & Universities Choose Salesforce to Accelerate Advancement ROI

Saleforce Nonprofit

As advancement leaders at higher education institutions consider their options in the age of COVID-19, they’re rethinking conventional wisdom by choosing Salesforce to build lifelong alumni and donor relationships.