Post Tagged with: "trends"

Changing Our World & FLiP’s Signature Survey is Ready for Viewing

The nonprofit and philanthropic sectors must take a close look at how demographic shifts impact future leadership. Three pivotal trends: retirement eligibility for Baby Boomers, the anticipation of significant executive director vacancies among nonprofits, and the influence of the economic crisis on the employment context – are shaping the competitive environment all sectors must confront […]

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.

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.

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.

FLiP Has It Covered: “From to” Event at NYU

Ed. Note: FLiP contributor Jordan Walker brings you coverage from the event we posted about on Tuesday.  Read on for all the details! Yesterday FLiP attended “From dot-com to dot-org: Three activists speak out,” a Lunchtime Conversation presented by the NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy & Fundraising.  The event was moderated by Michael Evers, Adjunct […]

Event at NYU to explore shifting to careers in nonprofit sector

From Dot-com to Dot-org: Timely NYU Event on Switching Careers to Non-Profit Sector Wednesday, Nov 18 @ 12:00 p.m. WHAT: From Dot-com to Dot-org: Young Activists Speak Out, a lunchtime panel discussion featuring three young professionals who made the successful jump to nonprofit careers, hosted by NYUs Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. WHO: Former […]

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 […]

Where Are the Women?

By Adrienne Villani Re-posted with permission from Ed. Note: Today FLiP brings you a great thought piece from Adrienne at Beyond Profit, who explores the dearth of female social development bloggers and social entrepreneurs. It struck me as odd the other day as I perused my Google Reader that only six of the forty […]

What to Expect: Online Fundraising by Beth Pickard

When FLiP was up in Boston a few weeks back, I met Beth Pickard, an intern at, “helps people realize the power of online fundraising”. I knew Beth had good taste when she complimented my recent post about being a fundraising consultant, so I asked her to tell us a bit more about what she does.