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Enrichment Program Teaches Preschoolers About Social Responsibility

Little Givers is an enrichment program created by three Brooklyn moms that aims to teach preschoolers about social awareness and their role in the community. Last week’s class was themed “What makes you feel good”.

Running a Nonprofit: Miss Ethiopia’s Story

Atti Worku, a former Miss Ethiopia, is founder and executive director of Seeds of Africa, a non-profit organization working on educational development in Ethiopia through scholarships and after school programs. They are participating in GlobalGiving’s annual open challenge: a 30-day challenge to raise $4,000 from 50 people to receive GlobalGiving membership and funding.

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.

FLiP Meets: John Notaro, Director of Operations for the Alive in Hope Foundation

The mission and purpose of the Alive in Hope Foundation is to provide for the long-term needs of parishes, schools, and special ministries through the creation and support of endowment funds in the Diocese of Brooklyn. In an interview with FLiP, John Notaro, Director of Operations and Programs for the foundation, provides insights into his daily roles and responsibilities and shares his background, beliefs, and vision.

Cause Profile: Holistic takes root in the Waldorf Education System

Rudolf Steiner was a visionary who brought education, health and sustainable agriculture together to create a holistic approach to human development.

Give a Little Bit of Your Love: 3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Volunteer Program

American Volunteerism is growing. The growth of general philanthropy, coupled with the professional adjustments developing as a result of the high unemployment rate, point to a climate ripe for a renewed commitment to volunteerism in the coming decade.

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 […]

Our Compliments to the Chefs

Enjoying a Le Cordon Bleu student-prepared dinner before taking in a private screening of Julie & Julia?  Who knew philanthropy could be so…delicious! And FLiPs who are working on building or implementing volunteer programs at your organizations, take note; be inspired by this creative example: Career Education Corporation launched its new partnership with Ronald McDonald […]

Attention NYC-area FLiPs: New fundraising class at CUNY Graduate Center

Kim Enoch from the School of Professional Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center wrote us to introduce a timely educational opportunity to New York City-area FLiPs in the fundraising space. The CUNY School of Professional Studies, in partnership with the Community Resource Exchange, is offering a non-credit course, Help In Hard Times – Raising Funds […]

Access for All

In late 2008, Sachin co-founded Inclusive Planet (IP), an enterprise that creates innovative web and mobile based services designed for, and I emphasize the for, the differently-abled*. Never one to look at the small picture, Sachin dreams of IP becoming the definitive global online community and marketplace specifically designed for the differently-abled. His dreams stretch far beyond the boundaries of the Indian subcontinent, Sachin wants IP to be GLOBAL!