Tag Archives: nonprofit organizations

Hickenlooper as guv good for Nonprofit Street?

Given Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s background with nonprofit organizations, many people in the sector were viewing his announcement yesterday that he is running for Colorado governor as great news for Nonprofit Street. What do you think? Click here to take … Continue reading

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Facebook users to decide winners of JPMorgan Chase grants

JPMorgan Chase has announced the launch of a $5 million community giving program on the social networking site Facebook that it hopes will inspire a new approach to corporate philanthropy. The Chase Community Giving program invites Facebook users to nominate … Continue reading

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Executive Director Academy graduates look to apply new knowledge

On November 19, JVA Consulting and friends celebrated the graduation of the Fall 2009 Executive Director Academy (EDA). Students from a variety of backgrounds in the nonprofit world—all desiring to reach their potential as nonprofit leaders—were recognized for completing the … Continue reading

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Accurate data in 2010 Census means more federal funding

The U.S. Census Bureau is gearing for the 2010 Census. This is important to note for nonprofits and community organizations because the data collected from the Census guides the amount of federal funding that goes to several areas. Education, Head … Continue reading

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Social media for nonprofits; don’t forget about Wikipedia

Using social media as a marketing tool for nonprofit organizations just makes sense. Social media is inexpensive—the only cost is the time that it takes to create and post content—and with the proper execution, it can be very effective. Facebook … Continue reading

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Study: Volunteerism falling during recession

A new study released by the National Conference on Citizenship finds that Americans are reducing their volunteerism during the current recession. 72 percent of respondents say they have cut back on time engaged in civic participation. 66 percent of Americans … Continue reading

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Men’s Wearhouse recruits nonprofits to distribute donated professional attire

Men’s Wearhouse is working to bring some relief to men who are currently seeking employment by holding its second annual National Suit Drive. The retailer is calling on citizens across the country to donate their gently-used professional attire at any … Continue reading

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Stimulus package to provide opportunities for nonprofits

Some are calling the $787 billion economic stimulus package, signed by President Barack Obama yesterday at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the equivalent of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal in that it promises to create thousands and thousands (maybe … Continue reading

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Hot tip: Thank before you bank!

Sometimes we really do begin to sound like our mothers. Today, the topic is thank-you notes. Here is what we say in all our fundraising workshops: Thank before you bank! I’m on a tear. Trying to get all my tax … Continue reading

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