Nancy Kalikow Maxwell describes the unique strengths that libraries bring to grant collaborations and highlights key conditions that are necessary in order to have more collaborations involving libraries in the future.
Jennifer Browning is Executive Director of the Biodiversity Project and works directly with the Mississippi River Network, a 10-state, 30-member coalition.
Samin Dadelahi, senior program officer at the Wyoming Community Foundation, discusses her experience and involvement with the strategic collaboration of the Wyoming Afterschool Alliance.
Jim King is Executive Director at Federation of Appalachian Housing Enterprises, Inc. (FAHE), which is a regional nonprofit association of around fifty organizations in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, & West Virginia.
Jeanna Capito, founding Executive Director of a county-wide early childhood collaborative system, Positive Parenting DuPage, talks about how her organization is actually a collaboration itself, with over 150 partner organizations.
Pam Seamans, Executive Director at North Carolina Alliance for Health, talks about collaborative work around policy issues.
Robert Drake, the Artistic Director of the Academy Theatre, discusses collaboration and the impact on non-profit survival.
Jennifer Vollmann, Executive Director at New Global Citizens, talks about how her organization started out as Youth Re:Action Corps in Tempe, Arizona, and Youth Philanthropy Worldwide in San Francisco, California.
Caroline Woodward, Director of Development and PR at Bethlehem Haven, talks about how her organization was founded as a strategic collaboration with five area churches focused on providing services such as alcohol recovery, health care, and dental services.
Danette Knudson, Director of Centers for Student Success at NELA, talks about how her organization's role as member of the Washington Scholarship Coalition's steering committee.
The Michael Chatman Giving Show: Foundation Center-Atlanta Director Val Porter Discusses “Scrappy” Nonprofits and Small Business Partnerships
Securing funding as a new nonprofit organization can be extremely difficult. In this issue of Philanthropy Chat, Foundation Center-Atlanta Director Val Porter speaks at length about the importance of innovation to startup nonprofits, focusing on the potential of earned revenue and partnerships with small businesses.
Listen to a panel discussion featuring board members from nonprofit arts organizations discuss board issues, what's different about an arts board, and what you need to know about board fundraising.
In this interview, Tom McLaughlin, Vice President of Consulting Services for the Nonprofit Finance Fund, talks about his book, Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances.
The Lemelson Foundation's Patrick Maloney, program director, and Jill Tucker, senior program officer, discuss the Foundation's March Madness of the Mind event, an annual celebration of student innovation and entrepreneurship.
Denise Zeman, President and CEO of the Saint Luke's Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio, discusses grantmaking and nonprofit collaboration in response to the economic recession.
Glen O'Gilvie, Chief Executive Officer for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, DC, talks about Back Office in a Box (BOB), a program that helps nonprofits share quality back office support in the area of financial management and accounting at reasonable costs.
A filmmaker and a grantmaker demystify the various funding options available for grantseekers in film. This is a recording of a live event.
Philanthropy Chat: Brad Whitehead on Economic Development Grantmaking at the Fund for Our Economic Future
Brad Whitehead, president of Cleveland's Fund For Our Economic Future, discusses economic development grantmaking and the organization that he leads. Fund For Our Economic Future is a philanthropic collaboration of more than 70 foundations and agencies that aim to increase economic competitiveness across a 16-county area.
David La Piana, author of Strategic Restructuring: Mergers, Integrations and Alliances, provides best practices in how nonprofits should approach collaborations, mergers, and other types of partnerships.
Writer, educator, and nonprofit leader Michael Seltzer brings more than 40 years of experience to this conversation about sensitive issues raised in his PhilanTopic post, "Strategies for Hard Times: How to Downsize a Nonprofit". He circles the conversation about cost-cutting, collaboration, and staff development back to the hard question, "How can nonprofits handle workforce reductions when all else fails?"
Leeanne G-Bowley, manager of national training at the Foundation Center, interviews Yvonne Moore, executive director of the Daphne Foundation, a family foundation supporting programs that confront the causes and consequences of poverty in the five boroughs of New York City.