Articles By: Divine Tabios

You’re invited to *spark! on May 3rd – The Spring Benefit for the Acumen Fund

FLiP’s very good friend Nina Sharma West gave us a nudge about the Acumen Fund’s spring benefit, *spark! Igniting Change in an Interconnected World. Check out details below and RSVP by clicking on the image. Cheers!

Reminder- buildOn event next Wednesday, Nov. 11th

FLiPs, Just a quick reminder– our friends at buildOn NY are having a gathering next week to help kids around the world and at home. Check them out!

buildOn New York

Perhaps you’ve seen coverage on NBC’s Today Show about the remarkable work of buildOn, a national organization that empowers American students, primarily in urban areas, not only to volunteer in their communities but also to help eradicate illiteracy and poverty internationally by building schools. Learn more about buildOn here. On November 11th, the leadership committee […]

When Worlds Collide

We asked Maya to tell us a little more about the New York City Venture Philanthropy Fund as a follow up to her last post because the idea of a small group of people wanting to make change (and making it!) is one that is close to FLiP’s heart. New York City – so many […]

The Three C’s: Cash, Capacity Building and Connections

Giving Circles have been the topic of late on FLiP and we’re delighted to find another FLiP who is involved in one–this time in New York City. Our friend Maya Iwata, Philanthropic Partnerships Officer at The Women’s Media Center, is also a founding member of the New York City Venture Philanthropy Fund (VPF) which gave […]

Getting Ahead of the Competition: Chronicle of Philanthropy panel

Earlier this afternoon, the Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online discussion entitled “Standing Out: How Young Nonprofit Workers Can Get Ahead of the Competition.” Panelists Rosetta Thurman and Allison Jones answered a variety of questions from young professionals in the field. Topics ranged from pushing for change in an older organization to getting noticed and […]

A Conversation with D-SIP Alumni

Editor’s Note: As many of our FLiP readers are aware, we continue to enjoy a relationship with the University of Michigan’s innovative Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP).  To give you a real sense of the value of the program for its participants, we sat down with four alumni to learn about their experiences.  You’ll read […]

FLiP Meets: Joseph Donahoo,

Joseph Donahoo, Executive Director of External Affairs for UCLA’s Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Every once in a while, Future Leaders in Philanthropy “meets” (in this case, six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon style) more experienced professionals in the nonprofit sector who are willing to give us a peek into their day-to-day work. Our friends at University of […]

FLiP insights needed for upcoming book

As Dr. Susan Raymond, Changing Our World’s Executive Vice President of Research, Evaluation, and Strategic Planning, embarks on her third book, Finance for Hard Times: Strategies for Strengthening Nonprofit Revenue When Economies Falter, a partnership with FLiP was inevitable.  The book, due out from Wiley later this year, will include commentary on the differing ways […]

University of Michigan’s CSHPE deadline- January 1st

Based on the FLiP site’s recent activity, John Burkhardt’s article about University of Michigan’s Master’s in Higher Education with a special concentration in institutional advancement and development has piqued some of your interests. For those who are very interested, just a reminder that January 1, 2009 is the application deadline. Check out the UM’s site […]