Post Tagged with: "charity"

Running for Funding

The marathon, once considered a grueling sport open only to elite male athletes, is quickly gaining in popularity among both endurance runners and casual joggers. In fact, the most prominent races are now selling out their spots just hours after opening for registration.

All I Want for Christmas … is to Change the World

Move over George Costanza! More and more people are giving charitable gifts in lieu of traditional holiday gifts this year. While the recent survey commissioned by World Vision may be bad news for retailers, it seems like good news for nonprofits.

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.

Giving thanks through actual giving

What does holiday giving look like this year for nonprofits and the funders that support them? FLiP explores the realities of the season of giving, and holds out hope that certain volunteer trends remain strong.

Walk a mile in their shoes from the comfort of your laptop

Sometimes, seeing is believing. Such is the thought behind the new joint campaign effort from Save the Children and the Ad Council to increase awareness of community health workers around the world. Their newly launched website,, is a central repository for accessible stories from Save the Children health workers.

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.

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 […]

FLiPping Pages: Harvey McKinnon Book Review

The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks and the Answers All Donors Crave: How You Can Inspire Someone to Give Generously, By Harvey McKinnon The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks and the Answers All Donors Crave proves that you should never judge a book by its cover, or its title. Harvey McKinnon’s newest book may come […]