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University of Washington Gets $50 Million From Computer Software Pioneers

University of Washington Gets $50 Million From Computer Software Pioneers | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
The University of Washington has received $50 million to promote its computer science and engineering department into a stand-alone school named for Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul G. Allen.
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USC closes in on $6-billion fundraising goal way ahead of schedule

USC closes in on $6-billion fundraising goal way ahead of schedule | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Update on 'Essential Education: Restorative justice for parents'
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Philanthropy and Healthcare

Philanthropy and Healthcare | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Richard Besser, MD, former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ABC News’ current chief health and medical editor, has been named president and chief executive…
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Design Thinking for success

Design Thinking for success | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
The problem of the absence of data in the logic + data + emotions equation means that both logic and emotions have to be exceedingly strong. Strong logic alone is not enough to generate commitmen
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Why Major Philanthropists Are Giving More Money to Just One Cause

Policy makers need help.
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More Evidence Of Impact Investing Growth--And What It Means For Social Entrepreneurs

More Evidence Of Impact Investing Growth--And What It Means For Social Entrepreneurs | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing is expanding, offering new opportunities for social enterprises, especially those registered as Benefit Corporations.
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Would More Philanthropic Giving Actually Make the World a Better Place? - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

Would More Philanthropic Giving Actually Make the World a Better Place? - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
The inside scoop on foundations and individual donors. Learn who's giving to what causes and how to get funding.
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Year-End Fundraising Examples and Ideas

Year-End Fundraising Examples and Ideas | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
As groups think ahead to their next year-end giving campaigns, it helps to look at holiday-season drives that have worked in the past.
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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014 | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number ...
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WATCH: Why I Think Nonprofits Should Act More Like Businesses

WATCH: Why I Think Nonprofits Should Act More Like Businesses | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Could it be that everything we've been taught about charity, and about giving, and about change is backwards? Is it possible that in the name of an ethic we are actually prolonging the suffering of millions of adults and children the world over?
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Five Ways to Build Your Nonprofit’s Mobile Subscriber List

Five Ways to Build Your Nonprofit’s Mobile Subscriber List | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it

The good news is that some nonprofits are getting more creative and strategic about building their mobile lists and leading the way in discovering new best practices for building mobile subscriber lists.

 


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You Can Beg Your Board for New Names, or You Can Earn Them

You Can Beg Your Board for New Names, or You Can Earn Them | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Aren’t you tired of begging your board for more names, more contacts, more fundraising leads? Thankfully, there’s another way: you can EARN those leads.

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Heather Card's curator insight, June 28, 2013 8:17 AM

I think this blog identifies an important potential concern that board members might have regarding fundraising. To me earning also means that they know how you will treat any people they send your way.

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How Couples Approach Philanthropy 2017

How Couples Approach Philanthropy 2017 | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Giving and togetherness go hand in hand, according to a new Fidelity Charitable survey of donors who are married or live with a partner, which found that not only do 81 percent of donors make giving…
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Why one food executive is pledging $25 million to fight his own industry

Why one food executive is pledging $25 million to fight his own industry | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
He says Big Food has far too much power in shaping nutrition policy.
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Donations to A.C.L.U. and Other Organizations Surge After Trump’s Order

Donations to A.C.L.U. and Other Organizations Surge After Trump’s Order | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
The A.C.L.U. said it raised more than $24 million in donations since Saturday, the first full day of President Trump’s immigration ban.

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Collaborate and Connect for Business

In general, whether or not you work directly in business, collaboration sounds swell and it’s something that we all know is good to do in principle. But it is definitely easier said than done. Here…
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JPMorgan Chase and CSW Announce Detroit Workforce Leadership Academy

JPMorgan Chase and CSW Announce Detroit Workforce Leadership Academy | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
In partnership with The Aspen Institute and Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced the selection of 22 participants for the first ever Detroit Workforce Leadership Development Academy.
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The Millionaire Philanthropist Next Door: What the Donor-Advised Fund Revolution Tells Us  - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

The Millionaire Philanthropist Next Door: What the Donor-Advised Fund Revolution Tells Us  - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
The inside scoop on foundations and individual donors. Learn who's giving to what causes and how to get funding.
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Blog: Creating Change in Detroit Through Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy - DBusiness Daily News

Blog: Creating Change in Detroit Through Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy - DBusiness Daily News | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, Detroit has rediscovered what the entire region had already learned over a 100 years ago: there is nothing as powerful as a new idea in the hands of a first-class change agent, entrepreneur, or philanthropist.
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Getting the Most From Your Most Potent Board Members

Getting the Most From Your Most Potent Board Members | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
As virtually every arts organization tries to improve their fundraising results, the pressure to get help from board members becomes a priority. And yet, try as they might, I find that many arts managers find it difficult, and often impossible, to g...
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HOW TO: Curate Nonprofit Videos on YouTube

HOW TO: Curate Nonprofit Videos on YouTube | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
Nonprofits that do not create a lot of their own video content can still have an engaging YouTube Channel by curating videos relevant to your nonprofit's mission and programs. Just because your non...
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Wealthy Donors Don’t Get Giving Advice They Want

Wealthy Donors Don’t Get Giving Advice They Want | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
A new study finds that financial advisers talk too much about taxes when rich people want to hear about the causes they care about.
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DonorPath - A New fundraising solution

DonorPath - A New fundraising solution | Chris Polk Philanthropy & Fundraising  -   #philanthropymatters | Scoop.it
I am thrilled to expand my professional reach and to be working with a very exciting company called  DonorPath , based in Chicago Illinois. As one their national "fundraising experts," I have...
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Untapped Social Impact Investing: Sterling Speirn at TEDxUofM

Sterling Speirn is president and CEO of the W.K.Kellogg Foundation. Since joining the foundation, he has refined the mission, focusing on propelling vulnerabl...

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Alicia Douglas's curator insight, July 9, 2013 9:47 AM

Our challenge is bring all sectors together if we are going to impact the world! This is a great talk of why the Kellogg has chosen to be the leader of impact investing! How are you changing the status quo?

 

We are all social investors lets learn how we can change the world together!