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.

On a Blog Break Until August 1!

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Louis, Missouri to Tucson, AZ. Hi everyone! I need to take a break from blogging until August 1. To write the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. My family and I are in the process of moving from St. There’s not much new to write about social media and fundraising these days. Hope you are enjoying your summer! Thank you, Heather Mansfield. Social Media


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Free Hugs: Have Fun, Do Good Friday Video

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She and members of the One Love Alliance gave away "free hugs" at their local farmers market in Tucson on the International Day of Peace (Sept 21): For more information about Gabriela, and The One Love Alliance, check out: Website: [link] Blog: [link] Facebook: [link] Twitter: @onelovealliance Gabriela's intuitive consultations: [link] ShareLast 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.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

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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. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!

The voice and vision of the volunteer

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After years of acknowledging and working with more than capable school-aged youth while juggling a career as a test engineer in Tucson, Arizona, he is now a proud graduate of the MNLM Class of 2019! Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Trehon A.

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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. Trevor McCann is the CEO of Rainbow SEO , a Tucson based internet marketing agency. posted by. Trevor Mc Cann. Ch i ef Executive Officer. Rainbow SEO. With charity events, it all comes down to public awareness.

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. Changing a person's life for the better might only take a few minutes or hours. It can be something as small as a referral, a resume-writing class, or a few counseling sessions.

How Nonprofits Can Engage Volunteers in Advocacy

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posted by Carletha Sterling Summer 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Volunteer Board Member Wings for Women, Tucson, Arizona. Carletha Sterling has been on the board of directors for Wings for Women, Tucson and A New Way Of Life, Los Angeles, California. During my Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM) studies, I gained an appreciation for volunteers and an interest in how volunteers can engage in advocacy.

100 Courses in 100 Days for Alzheimer’s

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Later in the tour, when he arrived in Tucson, he recalled that one of the woman’s family members lived nearby and asked her permission to give the two purple balls to them. What could have been a short golf trip turned into 100 courses in 100 days, as the 57 year old Bostonian Dave Blakelock recognized the opportunity to do something big.

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. Leaders of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, who have helped 30 Tucson schools––mostly public schools in low-income areas––grow gardens through its Farm-to-Child Program, understand that happy stories don’t carry much weight in the budgeting processes of underfunded schools and don’t go far with today’s results-oriented donors.

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. Welcome to a new ASU Lodestar Center Blog series, “Get to Know the Lodestar Center!”

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. As a proud young nonprofit professional in the Phoenix valley, I believe it's important to remember that age is not a qualifying factor in one’s professional abilities.

How Can Nonprofit Organizations Build High-Performing Employees?

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She has five years of experience as the Director of Compliance in a social work company in Tucson, and most recently supported volunteers at Girl Scouts posted by. Michelle Marion Summer 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Operations and Community Manager at CityCoHo - Philadelphia, PA. Nonprofit employees are vital in realizing an organization’s mission and goals.

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. Kunz, CFRE , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor. Owner, Clyde Kunz and. Associates, LLC. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Priceless Board Members

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Jessie grew up in Chicago before moving to Tucson to become a University of Arizona Wildcat for life, landed in Phoenix to start her professional career and is now enjoying life in sunny San Diego. posted by Jessie Singer Executive Director, American Lung Association in California A philanthropist recently asked me, knowing that I’d be looking for new Board Members soon, what types of people I was in need of.

Philanthropy needs to change, but what can be done in fundraising for equity now?

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Elizabeth Slater, CEO of Youth On Their Own, a Tucson human services nonprofit serving youth, gives an example of this in practice, “Some of our donors expect the tearful story, they want to cry; they want to hear the trauma. Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

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!

Five ways to incentivize volunteers

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View the NMI registration page for information on upcoming courses in Phoenix, Tucson, and online. posted by Jason Rescka , Music Event Manager & Community Board Member. Garage Community & Youth Center. One of the greatest challenges facing nonprofit organizations is garnering volunteers and, more importantly, the right kind of individuals.

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 ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

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.

#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.

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.

Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation

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The new exemptions this summer include an unusually large group of arts organizations, such as Kids Unlimited in Tucson, the Arizona Shaolin Cultural Center in Chandler, Arizona Youth Ballet in Mesa, and the Flagstaff Youth Theater. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

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. Being an Executive Director of a small organization, I often get asked how I recruit board members and where I find them. I think my tactics can be applicable for any geographically-based nonprofit, a start-up organization, or any smaller nonprofit seeking new members.

How Can Member-Based Nonprofits Use Lean Innovation to Remain Relevant?

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Moves the Needle, a Tucson Arizona consulting firm, writes “Impact Innovation programs are designed to help organizations learn before executing to optimize their results and sustainability in government, nonprofit, philanthropy, higher education, and social enterprise.". posted by Suzanne Durkin-Bighorn Spring 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

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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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. continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to. highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

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. Relating well and as often as possible to donors is far and away the best foundation any nonprofit can build; better than the best website or the wittiest Tweets. How you make your supporters feel about their social investment in your organization is paramount.

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. It gives you a chance to have significant impact on the direction of an agency and issue you are passionate about. I have experienced the amazing work they can do when they at their best, as well as felt the disillusion when they don’t.

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? Limited liability entities are often formed (at least in part) to protect the assets of for-profit business owners from the financial obligations of a particular business.

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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. Earlier this month Tim Armstrong, the CEO of AOL, stirred up a hornet’s nest of controversy with his comments about two distressed “million-dollar” premature babies born to employees that prompted him to suggest reducing the corporation’s 401(k) retirement benefits for everyone.

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

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."

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. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

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).

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