Jon Stewart's Wise Monologue About the Tucson Tragedy

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I've been struggling to figure out how to absorb the shootings that happened in Tucson, and have been inclined to blame people with different political values than mine whose commentary is nasty and violent, until I listened to Jon Stewart's monologue on Monday's Daily Show.

#BBCON 2016| What’s in It for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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Sustaining Giving for the Arts– Jennifer Leavitt, Principal Arts & Cultural Consultant and Jerusha Schmalzel, Arts & Cultural Customer Success Manager and former Director of Development for Tucson Symphony, will give you insight into why you need a sustained giving program, best practices for establish one, and how these programs can build and grown your annual fund. One of my favorite times of year is fast approaching—bbcon.

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Get to Know the Lodestar Center: Elsbeth Pollack

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I worked at a nonprofit in Tucson called BorderLinks for about four years. I spent a lot of time in Tucson, Ambos Nogales, Douglas, Agua Prieta, the Copper Canyon, and Chiapas, connecting people, translating, putting together programming, and developing curriculum.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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Tucson. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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How Can Nonprofits Make the Most of Overhead Funds?

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Anna is the Comptroller at Critical Path Institute, a nonprofit organization in Tucson, Arizona. She makes her home in Tucson posted by Anna Midkiff Comptroller, Critical Path Institute.

Ask A Nonprofit Specialist - Engaging the Board in Financial Reports

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The Lodestar Center’s Nonprofit Management Institute offers great training for nonprofit professionals and volunteers in its Financial Management classes, with courses later this month in Tucson and in July in Tempe. posted by. Anne Byrne , Professional-in-Residence, ASU Lodestar Center.

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Diversity recruitment key to nonprofit boards achieving mission

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Joseph Garcia began work at Morrison Institute for Public Policy in April 2009 after a career in journalism that included experience as a top editor, columnist and news reporter at The Arizona Republic , The Daily Times , Tucson Citizen , USA Today and The Associated Press. He grew up in Flagstaff, lived many years in Tucson and has lived in the Valley since 2005.

The power of social media for Hurricane Sandy

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We first set up our campaign to geo-target our location which was specifically Tucson, based on the companies’ location. located in Tucson alone and we received several hundred clicks on our ad for more information. posted by. Trevor Mc Cann. Ch i ef Executive Officer. Rainbow SEO.

Lead or Follow: Arts Administrators Hash it Out

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Roberto Bedoya : The "Yes And" Argument and its Civic Implications Bedoya, the Executive Director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, makes a beautiful statement that arts administrators need to facilitate a multiplicity of leading voices, or as he puts it, "the courage of imagination and the plural."

Bringing “NOW Generation” Leaders to the Forefront

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Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by. Jessie Singer , Executive Director. Dysart Community Center.

Free Hugs: Have Fun, Do Good Friday Video

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Last Friday I shared an inspiring video with you for Blog Action Day about Women's Earth Alliance's Global Women's Water Initiative (GWWI) in Africa. Today's Have Fun, Do Good Friday video is by my friend, Gabriela Masala, and her project, the One Love Alliance.

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

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As 52% of our quiz takers recognized, this is not a local affiliate of the MDA, but is the national headquarters, located in Tucson, Arizona. posted by. Stephanie La Loggia, M.A. Manager of Knowledge Resources. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday !

Asking, not telling

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This course is offered in Phoenix, Tucson, and online. posted by Nancy Grace. Princip al , Graceful Fundraising, LLC. Instructor. Nonprofit Management Institute.

Internet Soup

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For the unfamiliar, Desert Bus is a Sega CD game that involves driving a bus from Tucson to Las Vegas, in fantastically exciting real-time. Author: Noah Cooper. These are some things from the internet that I think are insightful/interesting/other words that start with "in": Desert Bus for Hope is pretty much my favorite charitable campaign of all time, and it's only 59 days and counting until Desert Bus 5!

Recruiting New Board Members? Here’s how our geographically-focused nonprofit does it!

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Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by. Jessie Singer , Executive Director. Dysart Community Center.

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

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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.

So, you’re thinking about serving on a board. Now what?

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To find out more about our upcoming training in Tucson on December 12, click here. posted by Shawn Rudnick , Board Member. YNPN Phoenix. Serving on nonprofit boards has been some of the most rewarding and frustrating work I have ever done.

We are what we eat

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A student at Ochoa Elementary in Tucson proudly displays her bounty of carrots after harvest day. posted by Maureen West Project Manager, Social Impact Measurement ASU Lodestar Center. Photo by Nick Henry).

Research Friday: The Self-Sufficiency Standard

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Since its publication in May, the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona has worked to raise public awareness about the Self-Sufficiency Standard and encouraged its use in a variety of ways: Government : The Mayor’s Commission on Poverty in Tucson, Ariz. posted by Clyde W.

AOL tries to discuss a difficult issue

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Register now for NMI 1 05 High Impact Leadership, a Tucson course from February 28-March 1. posted by Lance Decker President LL Decker & Associates, Inc.

How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit

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Register now for NMI 103 Financial Management Principles, a Tucson course from January 24-25. posted by. Steve Cook. Attorney. Cook & Cook. How Does Limited Liability Affect a Nonprofit?

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Why investing in leadership development is a wise strategy

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He has also volunteered with the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network. posted by Adam Rubin CEO, RENEW. A nonprofit organization, much like a for-profit company, is only as strong as its leadership. Creating a thriving nonprofit sector that is fueled by innovation requires developing and retaining the best leaders. Businesses spent an estimated $12 billion in leadership development in 2011. The social sector spent $400 million, just.03% of the sector's $1.5

Guest Post by Frank Barry: Your Network Matters: Fatcyclist Raises Over 135K in 8 Days

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And the story continues. @  ups the challenge to @ fatcyclist   By Friday December 11, 12:00 PM US Mountain Standard/Tucson, AZ Time you must have met the following criteria - Raise $50K for World Bicycle Relief  and $50K for for LIVESTRONG.

Research Friday: Why Give to International Charities?

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Catholic Relief Services uses microfinancing to create alternatives to migration, and Solace International , headquartered in Tucson, invests in social entrepreneurship. posted by Karina Lungo , Research Aide, ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Social Media ROI for Non-Profits - A Case Study By Aaron Bramley

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He does this through his jobs as the Director of Digital Media for Tucson, Arizona-based Ridgewood Associates Public Relations, Inc., Aaron Bramley is one of my good friends on Twitter. Since meeting Aaron, I’ve been reading his blog, Featurism , and when I noticed a few posts on social media ROI, I invited him to guest post for my blog. Aaron - thanks for taking the time and making the effort to write this post! by Aaron Bramley.

Changing the World One Gift at a Time: An Interview with Deron Beal of the Freecycle Network

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Because I'm sitting out here in Tucson, Arizona where there are more cows than computers. This summer I've been interviewing the innovators behind the 21 Projects that went to the NetSquared Conference (N2Y2) this year (I'm the Community Builder for NetSquared).