Archive for September, 2011

Better Donor Engagement Through Programming

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

By Theo Yang Copley

This month I am writing about what cori parrish at North Star Fund calls “the human side of donor programming.” Here I focus on progressive major donor programming, such as donor workshops and conferences. This is …

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Congratulations Fund for Santa Barbara

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

At the 18th Annual Bread & Roses on Saturday, September 17, Fund for Santa Barbara raised more than $150,000 for “Change, Not Charity!”  Hooray!…

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Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof: Justice, Justice, you should pursue.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

As many Jews around the world prepare for the holiday marking the New Year, I wondered what this period of introspection, atonement and forgiveness said to me as a progressive seeking tzedek – justice.  I found that Rav Joseph Soloveitchik, …

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The Appalachian Community Fund Announces New Executive Director

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

The Board of Directors of the Appalachian Community Fund(ACF) is proud to announce their decision to place the leadership and ongoing development of ACF in the hands of Margo Miller.  Miller will be stepping into the position of executive director, …

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Congratulations Wisconsin Community Fund on Launch of 35th Funding Cycle!

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Wisconsin Community Fund (WCF) announced that September 12 marked the beginning of its 35th Funding Cycle for social justice projects from around Wisconsin.  Since 1982, WCF has made grant money available to progressive groups that are typically too small, too …

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Working on #FEXinAZ

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

I’m looking forward to our gathering in Tucson AZ next week.  Not only will staff and board of Funding Exchange member foundations be coming together – we’ll be joined by allies in our work; funders, donors, and activists. FEX Network …

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