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