Monthly Archives: October 2008

News You Can Use: Week of 10/27

Michigan to offer master’s in fundraising: Philanthropy Journal (10/16) The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor next year will offer a master’s program in fundraising with a concentration in philanthropy, advancement and development. The program, set to begin in fall … Continue reading

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4 things you can do for under $1,000 that will help your nonprofit start 2009 stronger

We are getting a lot of calls from many of you who feel you need a consultant more than ever: to help you through these tough times, think through strategy, activate your board or raise more money. But with donations … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, Week of 10/13

Change afoot for Wachovia philanthropy: Philanthropy Journal (9/30) The buy-out of Wachovia will create changes to its charitable giving program. Wachovia gave $129 million to nonprofits last year through its corporate-giving program and its foundation. And for the moment, Wachovia’s … Continue reading

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Walk for Sudan raises money, awareness

JVA staff members are actively engaged in the community, donating their time and energy to others. Two JVAers will be walking for a good cause this weekend in support of ongoing efforts in Sudan. The second annual Walk for Sudan … Continue reading

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Coping with Tough Times: The View from ‘Nonprofit Street’

By Katy Snyder Communications/Resource Development Associate We’ve heard the phrases “Main Street and “Wall Street” ad nauseum in the last few weeks, from the presidential and vice presidential debates (bar-goers at Sengers on the Fax even created a bingo-based drinking … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 10/6

Trust me, I’m a fundraiser—How to respond to the eroding confidence in the sector: Nonprofit Online News, 9/24 As we all know, the public’s trust in nonprofits is eroding. Professional fundraiser Steve Andrews suggests five things that fundraisers need to … Continue reading

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