Paul Lamb, Principal, Man On A Mission Consulting, defines social enterprise and sustainability and offers a few tips on assessing your nonprofit’s social enterprise readiness.
John Marzulli and Stephen Besen of Shearman & Sterling LLP address the main technicalities that you need to know about when putting your collaboration into writing. This program was presented in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos, co-authors of 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits, offer practical social media advice for nonprofits strapped for time and money.
Hauser Center senior research fellow Jennifer McCrea aims to alter the buyer-seller dynamic that often characterizes donor-fundraiser relationships.
Rae Linefsky from C3 Consulting moderates the discussion about leadership capacity. Panelists include David Garza of Henry Street Settlement, Linda Lausell Bryant of Inwood House, and Julie Shapiro of The Door.
Jenna Snyder from United Way of Greater Cleveland shares the successes and challenges of mobile giving.
The wall separating purpose from profit is a thing of the past, as entrepreneurs and investors build newer, more nuanced organizational models combining social impact with market mechanisms and returns.
WASHfunders.org is a robust new web portal powered by the Foundation Center that helps funders working on water, sanitation, and hygiene to collaborate and to learn from one another.
Brad Luckhardt and Yvette Diaz of the Tides Center provide an overview of fiscal sponsorship and the range of services in the TIDES model.
Moderator, Danielle Lanyard, guides the conversation about using business plans to build a sustainable charitable organization between two knowledgeable founders and executive directors of nonprofits.
Author and consultant Susan Howlett discusses the barriers that exist when getting boards to fundraise and how to overcome those barriers.
Beth Kanter, prominent nonprofit author, trainer, fundraiser, and technologist, discusses her social fundraising experiences.
GrantSpace Mobile helps you get in the know while you're on the go.
In this session, panelists Alvin J. Donius, Elaine Grogan Luttrull, and Fran Smyth explain the components of a professional business plan for nonprofits.
Robert Eckardt, Executive Vice President at The Cleveland Foundation, talks about the Foundation's grantmaking and priorities.
Jeff Griffiths, Executive Director of HandsOn Northeast Ohio, shares tips on volunteer management and retention at Grassroots Networking Night.
Danielle Lanyard, CEO and founder of Green Breakfast Club moderates the second panel discussion in our Lessons Learned series featuring case studies of real organizations.
Bill Leamon, Managing Director for The Business of Good Foundation, discusses the Foundation's capacity building efforts for those who serve the poor.
Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, shares practical, tactical solutions to help you get the dollars you need.
Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit consultant and Foundation Center instructor, discusses fundraising for arts organizations in the current economic landscape by looking at three case studies of arts nonprofits.
Moderator Danielle Lanyard, CEO and Founder of Green Breakfast Club leads a panel discussion with Mallory King, Executive Director of Arts to Grow and Richard Webb, Executive Director of Pro World Foundation.
Terri Sandu, executive director of Hard Hatted Women, talks about strategic planning.
Tim McCormick of McCormick Consulting sheds light on how organizations can learn to diversify funding streams through an internal fundraising audit.
John Mitterholzer, senior program officer for the environment at the George Gund Foundation, discusses the local environmental funding landscape.
Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.