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Financing Human Services: Philanthropy Finds a New Role

Following the worst economic downturn in recent history, the human services funding landscape is shifting. For many organizations largely dependent on government support, this shift means being strategic and re-thinking their fundraising efforts in order to begin raising substantive private dollars.

Arts Organizations Get Creative for Fundraising in a Tough Economy

As a result of the recent economic downturn, America’s arts organizations have implemented drastic cuts and layoffs. To compensate, they have been challenged to develop creative resource mobilization strategies to strengthen the nation’s 109,000 nonprofit arts organizations and 2.2 million working artists.

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 […]

Standard Chartered Bank Scores More Goals for Girls

FLiP friend Alisha Fernandez Miranda, who works in Community Investment for Standard Chartered Bank in London, writes to us with good news.  Standard Chartered Bank has committed to a large scale expansion of its Goal programme, aiming to empower 100,000 adolescent girls over the next four years. Goal will bring its combination of sport training […]

The Three C’s: Cash, Capacity Building and Connections

Giving Circles have been the topic of late on FLiP and we’re delighted to find another FLiP who is involved in one–this time in New York City. Our friend Maya Iwata, Philanthropic Partnerships Officer at The Women’s Media Center, is also a founding member of the New York City Venture Philanthropy Fund (VPF) which gave […]

The Buck Doesn’t Stop at Banking

For those of us who have had to circumnavigate the perilous sea of choosing a career upon graduation from college, we know that the pressure to find a job that is both enjoyable and financially supportive can be overwhelming. At many prestigious universities, graduates feel burdened to land high-paying, high-powered jobs. As a result of […]