Articles By: Lucia Cordon

Changing Our World now accepting applications for the 2013 summer fellowship

Changing Our World, Inc. is now accepting applications for its 2013 summer fellowship. This year’s fellow will explore and document changes in the higher education system. In specific, the fellow will look at changes in demographics, geography and subject matter distribution and how these have impacted philanthropy in the higher education space. Eligible applicants are motivated graduate students currently enrolled in accredited programs of business, international studies, public policy, social sciences and related disciplines.

Women’s Wealth and the Future of the Nonprofit Sector

Studies show women’s earned income growing at 8.1% compared to 5.8% for men. In addition, women are today awarded more than half of first professional degrees, and nearly two thirds of master’s degrees. Surveys indicate that over half of all women include some type of philanthropy in their description of an ideal life. Understanding shifts in wealth and gender will be a key component of nonprofit fundraising strategies in the upcoming years.

June Nonprofit Events in New York City

Future Leaders in Philanthropy recommends events in New York City. Meet, greet and network with other nonprofit professionals in the city.

2012 Corporate Social Investment Fellowship with Changing Our World

The 2012 Corporate Social Investment fellowship with Changing Our World aims to contribute to the development of future leaders in the public, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors, and, as an investment, advance the capacity of nonprofits and social enterprise organizations globally.

Beyond Cause Marketing Summit 2011

Last week, the Beyond Cause Marketing Summit met as part of the Future M week program. Marketers, innovators and thought leaders gathered for a day of workshops, one:one conversations and discussion led by a group of cause marketing experts. FLiP shares key takeaways from the conference.

YNPN-NYC’s 9th Anniversary Presents Steve Mariotti, Founder of NFTE

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network’s (YNPN), NYC chapter celebrated their 9th anniversary with the help of guest speaker Steve Mariotti who shared his experience and advice on creating business savy strategies for nonprofit organizations.

Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship: Where Innovation Meets Tradition

George Mason University is excited to announce the launch of the Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship. A multi-disciplinary, university-wide initiative seeking to position Mason at the vanguard of the social innovation movement.

The Business of Doing Well By Doing Good

How is the business world reacting to the heightened awareness of sustainability and social responsibility? Accenture and the UN Global Compact’s 2010 CEO study is reviewed and its main findings discussed in this new posting on the possibilities of greater business success when responsible sustainability is incorporated into overall strategies.

Survey reveals public trust higher for charities than other institutions

As the end of 2010 approaches, much thought and recognition has been given to the role nonprofit organizations play around the world. Recent studies and surveys have focused on the impact and credibility that nonprofits have gained over the past decade.