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Social Enterprise & Sustainability: A Conversation with Paul Lamb

Apr 19, 2012  

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.

Nonprofit Collaboration Agreements, Contracts, and MOUs

Apr 12, 2012  

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.

Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Conversation with Authors Chad Norman & Melanie Mathos

Apr 05, 2012  

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. 

Exponential Fundraising: A Conversation with Jennifer McCrea

Apr 04, 2012  

Hauser Center senior research fellow Jennifer McCrea aims to alter the buyer-seller dynamic that often characterizes donor-fundraiser relationships.

So You Want to Be an Executive Director? What It Really Takes to Lead a Nonprofit Organization

Mar 28, 2012  

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.

Mobile Giving: A Conversation With Jenna Snyder

Mar 22, 2012  

Jenna Snyder from United Way of Greater Cleveland shares the successes and challenges of mobile giving.

Doing Well & Doing Good: Hybrid Models for Social Impact

Mar 20, 2012  

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.

Take a Tour of

Mar 20, 2012  
00:02:45 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.

Fiscal Sponsorship for Social Entrepreneurs and Emerging Nonprofits

Mar 14, 2012  

Brad Luckhardt and Yvette Diaz of the Tides Center provide an overview of fiscal sponsorship and the range of services in the TIDES model.

Launching a Nonprofit Organization: Business Plans for Start-Ups

Mar 06, 2012  

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.

Susan Howlett Discusses the Barriers to Getting Your Board Fundraising

Feb 28, 2012  

Author and consultant Susan Howlett discusses the barriers that exist when getting boards to fundraise and how to overcome those barriers.

Beth Kanter Discusses Social Fundraising

Feb 28, 2012  

Beth Kanter, prominent nonprofit author, trainer, fundraiser, and technologist, discusses her social fundraising experiences.

Announcing GrantSpace Mobile! Take a 50 Second Tour

Feb 27, 2012  

GrantSpace Mobile helps you get in the know while you're on the go.

Creating a Nonprofit Business Plan that Works

Feb 22, 2012  

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 Talks About The Cleveland Foundation

Feb 10, 2012  

Robert Eckardt, Executive Vice President at The Cleveland Foundation, talks about the Foundation's grantmaking and priorities.

Tapping Into Talent: Jeff Griffiths from HandsOn Northeast Ohio Talks Volunteer Management

Feb 08, 2012  

Jeff Griffiths, Executive Director of HandsOn Northeast Ohio, shares tips on volunteer management and retention at Grassroots Networking Night.

Launching a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Program Development and Community Relevance

Feb 08, 2012  

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 Talks About The Business of Good Foundation

Jan 27, 2012  

Bill Leamon, Managing Director for The Business of Good Foundation, discusses the Foundation's capacity building efforts for those who serve the poor.

Top 10 Fundraising Tips as Featured in Nonprofit Management 101

Jan 27, 2012  

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.

Reality Fundraising: Lessons Learned From Successful Arts Organizations

Jan 11, 2012  

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.

Launching a Nonprofit Organization: Lessons Learned from Successful Founders

Jan 05, 2012  

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.

Making Time for Making Change: Terri Sandu Talks Strategic Planning

Dec 14, 2011  

Terri Sandu, executive director of Hard Hatted Women, talks about strategic planning.

Internal Fundraising Audits: A Conversation with Tim McCormick

Dec 13, 2011  

Tim McCormick of McCormick Consulting sheds light on how organizations can learn to diversify funding streams through an internal fundraising audit.

Environmental Funding: A Conversation with John Mitterholzer

Dec 09, 2011  

John Mitterholzer, senior program officer for the environment at the George Gund Foundation, discusses the local environmental funding landscape.

What Advice Do You Have for Organizations Approaching You For the First Time?

Dec 07, 2011  

Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.