Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tips for Colorado Gives Day by Giving First Manager of Online Giving Dana Rinderknecht

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Yesterday, Tuesday, July 24, JVA was honored to host a Guest Presentation on Colorado Gives Day with online giving guru Dana Rinderknecht. Rinderknecht, who is the Manager of Online Giving for the Community First Foundation’s … Continue reading

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Boys are the losers in Boy Scouts decision to exclude gay leaders and scouts

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting To say that I am biased toward the Girl Scouts is an understatement. I was a Girl Scout for 13 years (yes, 13!), received the Girl Scouts’ highest honor, the Gold Award, along with the … Continue reading

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Skateboard philanthropists use skate parks to empower native youth

By Stella Carrasco and Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting Recently, we (“we” being JVA’s Stella Carrasco and Collin Lessing) found ourselves equally excited for an emerging movement and partnership to prevent suicide among Native American youth that was marked with a … Continue reading

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On-the-job lessons for young professionals: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting For just over a year and a half, I have had the incredible privilege of being a JVA team member. From my time as an intern to my current marketing and communications coordinator position, I … Continue reading

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Summer reading list for young professionals: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As you kick back and bask in the summer sun, the ideal summer reading spot can be found at the park, by the pool, or on the plane to and from summer vacation or a … Continue reading

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Asking your networks for money for your favorite cause: Ask Amber

by Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting An article from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, mentioned in last week’s Ask Amber, demonstrates the importance of engaging donors under 35. While young professionals tend to give less because of financial constraints, they are great … Continue reading

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