Post Tagged with: "foundation"

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.

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.

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 […] Needs Our Help

Every day, Idealist helps connect 70,000 people with 90,000 organizations around the world, in English, Spanish, and French. In addition to our work online, every year we also organize a series of events across North America, including 10 Nonprofit Career Fairs, 20 Graduate School Fairs, and 5 Global Volunteering Fairs.

Idealist Global Volunteering Fair, Monday in New York City

From Erin Barnhart, Director, Volunteerism Initiatives at Global Volunteering Fair in New York City on Monday, February 1st, from  6:00-9:00 P.M. The fair will be held in the LeFrak Gymnasium of Barnard College at 117th Street and Broadway (3009 Broadway),and will offer you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives of organizations that coordinate […]

buildOn New York

Perhaps you’ve seen coverage on NBC’s Today Show about the remarkable work of buildOn, a national organization that empowers American students, primarily in urban areas, not only to volunteer in their communities but also to help eradicate illiteracy and poverty internationally by building schools. Learn more about buildOn here. On November 11th, the leadership committee […]

NYU Wagner Event Covers Philanthropy & the Economic Crisis

Editor’s Note: The following is re-posted with permission from our friends at the new NYU Wagner Public Service Blog. Service or Advocacy: What Can Foundations Do and What’s Their Responsibility Given this Economy? By Wagner Blogger on April 1, 2009 With the U.S. in the throes of a devastating economic crisis and donation dollars more […]

An Insider’s Guide to the Craiglist Foundation’s Nonprofit Boot Camp by Peter Kazarian

FLiP’s new friend, Peter Kazarian, attended the recent Craigslist Foundation event in San Francisco. I was thrilled when he reached out to see if we wanted him to post on our site. Of course we do! We’re always looking for new authors with interesting topics. Without further ado, Peter Kazarian’s Craigslist Bootcamp review: When Craig […]

Why Working At a Nonprofit Might Just Be a Really Smart Thing To Do

I was very much on the Women in Business fast-track. I worked in finance for two summers during college, and my senior fall, I applied and was accepted to business school. In the months prior to my graduation from college, however, to everyone’s surprise and some people’s horror, I deferred business school for two years and signed up to work at a nonprofit in the Bronx. From my interactions during my summer internships in the finance industry, I found that so many young, ambitious souls, myself included, had been socialized into believing that an elite financial firm was simply the next checkbox beneath an Ivy League college.

The Philanthropic Family: Men vs. Women

By guest writer Sharon Schneider One of the cooler parts of running FLiP is going out for drinks/coffee with people who write in. One of those people, who I’ve now known for about a year, is Sharon Schneider (no relation). Sharon is currently the Vice President of Client Services at Foundation Source, a company which […]