Tag Archives: nonprofits

Why I believe John Hickenlooper would be the best Colorado governor for nonprofits…

Wendy Silveira-Steinway, JVA’s recruitment/staff development manager, shares her thoughts on why John Hickenlooper as Colorado governor would be good for Nonprofit Street. For the last 25 years, I have been involved in the nonprofit sector. Whether as a board member, … 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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First-time online donors hard to keep

People who make online donations often do not make additional gifts to nonprofits, according to an article in The Denver Post. A study by Target Analytics, a unit of Blackbaud, Inc., surveyed 24 nonprofits and found that of those online … Continue reading

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Nonprofits make diversity effort a permanent program

The Denver Foundation found in its two-year pilot program that nonprofits that exhibit inclusiveness can help boost staff morale, improve services and raise more money, according to a November 21 article in the Denver Business Journal. Based on the success … 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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Nonprofits Represent at Republican Convention

We asked JVA partner Bob Price, CEO of the National Center for Social Entrepreneurs in Minneapolis, whether nonprofits were as active at the Republican National Convention as they were at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Here’s what he had … Continue reading

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JVA Offers Training from the Comfort of Your Office or Home

By Sarah Bourassa, Communications Assistant E-mails have replaced Post-its and handwritten notes. Instant messaging and chat rooms have replaced phone calls and in-person meetings. And now instead of attending trainings, presentations and conferences, you can participate in these from the … Continue reading

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