May, 2017

No cost employee benefit helps employees avert crisis

By Jessica Love, associate executive director, Prosperity Indiana While nonprofits excel at providing work opportunities “that matter,” their employees oftentimes sacrifice salary or additional perks available to those in the private sector. Most of the time, the intangible rewards of work outweigh the downsides of working for an organization on a tight budget. But when […]

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Ready, set, go: Boys & Girls Clubs help kids look beyond high school

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors For Linda Foster, 16, and Taneiscia Persinger, 15, middle school was a struggle. Both had blase attitudes about school, which were reflected in their grades. Then about three years ago, they each had a relative who cajoled them to join the Boys & Girls Club in their neighborhoods. That’s […]

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Traveling the world and ending up next door: How fundraisers find donors in all the right places

By Jennifer Pendleton, vice president Indiana, Aly Sterling Philanthropy When an organization begins a fundraising effort, it tends to be special events. We dream up creative new ways to hold auctions, cook-offs, bake sales and golf outings. While these events bring people in our door – regardless of whether they are interested in our cause […]

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