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FLiP meets Lindsay Siegel

FliP meets Lindsay Siegel, a founding member of the New York City and New Haven chapters of Dining for Women, a national organization that raises over $400,000 a year for grassroots nonprofits that support women and girls in developing countries. Lindsay sat down with FLiP to discuss her own background, Dining for Women, and why being involved in fundraising for non-profits is about more than raising money.

FLiP Editor Kate Amore Named Raising Star in Fundraising Success Magazine

Congratulations to our Content Editor Kate Amore, on being named a “Rising Star” in the 2012 Fundraising Professionals of the Year awards by Fundraising Success Magazine.

February Nonprofit Events in New York

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

12 Big Ideas For 2012: How To Address Serious Issues Differently

Author, SVP and Global Editor for Edelman Digital; Brian Reich shares his 12 big ideas on effectively addressing social issues by thinking differently in 2012.

January Nonprofit Events in New York

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

Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships: Developing an Effective Exit Strategy

Successful corporate-nonprofit partnership development requires careful planning and thought. Knowing when and how to end a partnership that no longer satisfies its objectives is key to ensuring mutually beneficial collaboration.

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.

New Year’s Eve Nonprofit Events in New York

In addition to making year-end financial contributions to your favorite organizations, one of the best ways to show your support for the causes close to your heart this time of year is to volunteer your time, or “celebrate with a purpose” by attending a benefit event. FLiP’s year-end edition recommends opportunities for socially-conscious New Yorkers to ring in the 2012 for a good cause.

Rethinking Corporate Value Creation

Harvard Professor Michael Porter and Mark Kramer explore the idea of “Creating Shared Value” in an article published by the Harvard Business Review. Their concept calls on corporate management to consider how creating societal value can be achieved parallel to financial success.

AFP Celebrates National Philanthropy Day

On November 21, five hundred fundraising professionals came together at the Plaza Hotel to celebrate the thirteenth annual National Philanthropy Day, sponsored by the New York Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Each year, the AFP sets aside a day to honor the contribution of the philanthropy community to the world, with more than 50,000 people in over 125 communities around the world participating in celebrations in honor of National Philanthropy Day.