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The Best Way to Connect with a Foundation

Mar 21, 2014  
00:07:00

Robert Jaquay, Associate Director of The George Gund Foundation, discusses helpful tips for grant seekers while also answering the question, "What is the best way to connect with a foundation?"

Red Flags When Communicating with Grant Seekers

Feb 07, 2014  
00:05:20

Walter Ginn, President and trustee of the Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust, discusses their grantmaking priorities and gives helpful tips to grant seekers applying to foundations. 

Common Mistakes of EDs & Board Members

Apr 24, 2014  
4:31

How is the board’s firing of an ED similar to a romantic breakup? Jan Masaoka explains. 

LGBTQ Issues: The Take Away

Mar 04, 2014  
26:05

Kristi Andrasik, Program Officer of The Cleveland Foundation, discuses social capital and what should be taken away from the program discussing LGBTQ Issues. 

LGBTQ Issues: Lightning Talks

Mar 04, 2014  
27:05

Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of experts. 

LGBTQ Issues: Statistics

Mar 04, 2014  
24:24

Ben Francisco Maulbeck, President of Funders for LGBTQ Issues, presents an overview of funding statistics dealing with the LGBTQ Community in the United States. LGBTQ funding equals only .24% of all funding. 

LGBTQ Issues: Story Tellers

Mar 04, 2014  
48:45

This section of story tellers showcases new ways of solving old problems by lifting up social innovators who are changing the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community.

LGBTQ Issues: Introduction

Mar 04, 2014  
11:33

Rising Tide, explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts. 

Reflections on Powerful Board Recruitment

Apr 24, 2014  
6:36

Lisa Hoffman shares thoughts on powerful board recruitment. 

How to Write Persuasive Proposals in a Short(er) Story Format

Apr 24, 2014  
3:00

Cheryl A. Clarke shares tips on how to avoid common mistakes in writing proposals.

Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money

Apr 24, 2014  
1:15

"Start small. Start incrementally. Start with your board where they are," advises consultant and author Andy Robinson.

Philanthropic Support for LGBTQ Issues

Mar 04, 2014  
2:17:34

Rising Tide, explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts. 

Meet The Grantmakers: Funding for Individual Artists

Oct 17, 2013  
1:19:33

Insights from local grantmakers into the individual artist funding process.

Join the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network

Sep 06, 2013  
00:01:34

Would organizations in your community benefit from greater access to the best funding and grantseeking resources? Consider an affiliation with the Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.

Nonprofit Brandraising: Tips from Big Duck

Jun 21, 2013  
00:02:16

What mistakes do nonprofits make with branding? What can nonprofits do to strengthen their brand identity? Learn about the system of "Brandraising" from author, Sarah Durham, President and Founder of Big Duck.

Nonprofit Content Curation: The Hows and Whys of Effective Content Curation

Jun 18, 2013  
00:03:12

What is online content curation? How can nonprofits use content curation to strengthen organizational engagement? We caught up with Guillaume Decugis, CEO of scoop.it to find out.

Black Male Achievement: Rethinking Place

May 22, 2013  
00:04:17

This panel discussion looks at place and how to raise up a positive narrative for our communities.     

Black Male Achievement: Family and Culture

May 22, 2013  
00:13:17

This panel discussion looks at the role of family and culture in black male achievement and how it defines an individual.    

Black Male Achievement: Overcoming History

May 22, 2013  
00:08:15

This panel discussion delves into the historical context affecting black male achievement and how those barriers can be overcome.    

Nonprofit Program Evaluation: Why You Should Track Programs and Services

Jun 18, 2013  
00:02:51

Why do nonprofits need to evaluate their programs and services? Why are some organizations not evaluating? And, what is one simple step nonprofits can take toward meaningful program evaluation?

Meet the Grant Partners: Building Momentum for Your Organization [HIGHLIGHTS]

Jun 24, 2013  
00:07:14

What advice can you give to new organizations that are working to scale? This question was posed to panelists Michael Lombardo, Chief Executive Officer, Reading Partners, and Gabrielle E. Miller, Executive Director, Raising A Reader National Office. This is what they had to say.

Social Fundraising: Myths and Musts of Raising Money With Social Platforms

Jun 13, 2013  
00:02:09

What types of social fundraising campaigns are really successful? What are the myths and musts of social fundriaising? Dave Boyce, CEO of Fundly.com, discusses online fundraising using crowdfunding platforms.  

Nonprofit Social Media Policy: Tips From a Nonprofit Lawyer

Jun 13, 2013  
00:03:17

What is the most critical issue to cover in a nonprofit social media policy? What common mistakes do nonprofits make with social media policies, and how can they be solved? Learn from nonprofit lawyer, Gene Takagi, how you can keep your organization in-line, online. 

Black Male Achievement: The Importance of Exposure

May 22, 2013  
00:10:05

Nicole Bell-Moye, executive director of the Presidents’ Council Foundation shares what she has found to be the keys to success for their PC Scholars program.  

Black Male Achievement: Why Fathers Matter

May 22, 2013  
00:12:22

Hear one man’s story of why fathers matter, as well as the work his organization is doing to ensure that fathers get involved and stay involved.