Monthly Archives: June 2011

The good news and the bad news: Revisiting the view from Nonprofit Street

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting The good news: We may finally be out of the woods in regards to charitable giving: A new report from Giving USA shows that for the first time since 2007, total estimated charitable giving increased … Continue reading

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So you want a diverse board? Thoughts and musings from JVA’s Executive Director Breakfast Club

by Jennifer Johnson, JVA Consulting Although having a diverse board is the goal of many nonprofit executive directors, the question of how to reach this goal is not simple, and there’s no straight line to a diverse board representing all … Continue reading

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Job opportunity at JVA: Senior associate

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT SENIOR ASSOCIATE-PROJECT MANAGER, SPECIALIZING IN GRANTWRITING AND FUND DEVELOPMENT Company Description: JVA Consulting is the leading firm in the Rocky Mountains specializing in community and social change work. In the last two years, we have served over 500 … Continue reading

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To run, or not to run: Are charity races worth the effort?

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting We’ve officially entered race season, folks. No, I’m not talking the Derby, but charity races, which seem to be as ubiquitous these days as silent auctions and other nonprofit fundraising stand-bys. A recent SmartMoney article … Continue reading

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Nonprofits offer valuable resources to fathers

 By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting Earlier in the week, my dad told me he would be flying in from Texas this coming weekend to spend Father’s Day with me, and that has me pretty excited. As a son or daughter, … Continue reading

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Dancing with the Stars-style event gives volunteer fundraisers the tools to succeed

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting Many of my family members are attorneys and like to dress well—especially if they have an important client meeting or a trial. Putting on a nice suit is just one small element to “suiting up.” … Continue reading

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