Leadership

Nurturing nonprofit leadership

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Leadership can be nurtured and cultivated. And in the past year, the Fort Wayne-based Foellinger Foundation has taken on that job. Since 2008, the foundation has worked to strengthen nonprofits in the Fort Wayne area, but it hasn’t stopped with its Invited-Initiative. Last year, it launched the Foellinger Center […]

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2016 Nonprofit Salary Survey report released

By Bryan Orander, president, Charitable Advisors Next week is Labor Day when the focus is on jobs. As the U.S. recovers from the recession of the previous decade, the labor market has tightened. Amid whispers that the country is moving towards statistically full employment, many employers are reverting to a basic method of recruiting and […]

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Data tool for Marion County

In case you missed it, WFYI’s “No Limits” aired a program about the new IndyVitals tool created by SAVI at The Polis Center. The tool contains an untold wealth of information about the 99 distinct neighborhoods of Marion County. It measures the health and sustainability of neighborhoods in Marion County in the following goal areas: […]

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The state of storytelling in the nonprofit sector

By Vanessa Chase, founder, Storytelling Non-Profit and Network for Good Stories have been a huge trend in the nonprofit sector in the past five years, but our sector has been telling stories for much longer. Year after year, we are committed to telling people about our work, progress, and needs. Each time we communicate these […]

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India’s new CSR law sparks debate among NGOs and businesses

By Oliver Balch, freelance writer, The Guardian |  India is the first country in the world to enshrine corporate giving into law. Following a change in company law in April 2014, businesses with annual revenues of more than 10bn rupees (£105m) must give away 2 percent of their net profit to charity. Areas they can […]

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Corporate social responsibility: How it affects employee satisfaction

By Ivan Widjaya, Small Business Trends | Starbucks magnate Howard Schultz is one of many CEOs around the world that have embraced the idea of corporate social responsibility when it comes to how they run their companies. You don’t have to be running a Fortune 500 company to be an ethically responsible company that embraces […]

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Corporate social responsibility can be good for business

By Vlad Moldavskiy for BusinessCollective | Corporate social responsibility is more than a company’s marketing strategy — it’s quickly becoming a way to retain millennial employees as well. Despite having a reputation for being arrogant and lazy, millennials are actually highly philanthropic. Many young workers want more than just a paycheck from their employer; they […]

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Communicating data to drive change

By Patrick McCarthy, president and CEO, and Lisa Hamilton, vice president of external affairs, Annie E. Casey Foundation | Kids can’t vote. They can’t buy ads on television. They can’t form a political action committee to get what they need. They can’t speak up for themselves, and as a result they often disappear from the […]

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From project to platform: the evolution of KIDS COUNT

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation | This report tells the story of how a single data book documenting child well-being measures turned into a mission-critical vehicle for the Foundation in building bipartisan support for proven practice solutions and policy change. The report includes data and research insights that the Foundation gained from decades of investing in a program that […]

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