Articles By: Elisabeth Anderson

Help In Hard Times – Raising Funds from Corporations and Foundations

Ed. Note: FLiP is pleased to bring you a brief Q&A today with Suzanne Lee, Manager, Development & Communications for ENACT, Inc.  Suzanne is currently a student in the “Help in Hard Times – Raising Funds from Corporations and Foundations” course offered jointly by The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Professional Studies […] Needs Our Help

Every day, Idealist helps connect 70,000 people with 90,000 organizations around the world, in English, Spanish, and French. In addition to our work online, every year we also organize a series of events across North America, including 10 Nonprofit Career Fairs, 20 Graduate School Fairs, and 5 Global Volunteering Fairs.

Idealist Global Volunteering Fair, Monday in New York City

From Erin Barnhart, Director, Volunteerism Initiatives at Global Volunteering Fair in New York City on Monday, February 1st, from  6:00-9:00 P.M. The fair will be held in the LeFrak Gymnasium of Barnard College at 117th Street and Broadway (3009 Broadway),and will offer you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives of organizations that coordinate […]

Helping Haiti: What Are You Doing?

A full day has passed since devastation was wrought upon Haiti — and it’s a new era of mobilization, engagement, and giving.

Microsoft and Webby Awards Call Agencies to Design New Website for Boys & Girls Clubs

Yesterday, Microsoft and The Webby Awards announced the Microsoft PhizzPop Boys & Girls Clubs of America Design Challenge, giving interactive design agencies of all sizes a chance to showcase their ingenuity to help Boys & Girls Clubs of America redesign its website for the new decade.

Happy Holidays from FLiP

We all know, working in this field, of the great work of groups like And many of you likely saw this recent article on about; the Modest Needs Foundation uses the power of thousands of small donations from individuals to help people overcome temporary financial challenges.

A Business Course on Alleviating Poverty

On crisp Monday evenings this autumn, the NYU Microfinance Initiative and NYU Stern Social Enterprise Association hosted a course on microfinance that was simulcast via internet by the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. NYU was one of more than 30 campuses around the country to host the simulcast, which was open to the public.

Young Leaders Council’s Red Carpet Soirée Turns Two

Ed. Note: FLiP Friend Jamalia Brashears, Young Leaders Council Co-chair for United Way of New York City, writes today about an exciting upcoming event. The United Way of New York City’s Young Leaders Council is having our 2nd Annual Red Carpet Soirée on December 12th at the New York Renaissance Hotel hosted by Katherine Creag […]

FLiP Gives Thanks

Hi, FLiPs.  With Thanksgiving upon us, I wanted to share two (of the many) things I’m thankful for. One, I’m thankful for you, our phenomenal readers.  I continue to be inspired by your smart, thoughtful work in this sector — and your willingness to share your successes with all of us.  The FLiP generation is […]

Event at NYU to explore shifting to careers in nonprofit sector

From Dot-com to Dot-org: Timely NYU Event on Switching Careers to Non-Profit Sector Wednesday, Nov 18 @ 12:00 p.m. WHAT: From Dot-com to Dot-org: Young Activists Speak Out, a lunchtime panel discussion featuring three young professionals who made the successful jump to nonprofit careers, hosted by NYUs Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. WHO: Former […]