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If you missed Donors Forum's recent webinar "Advocacy in an Election Year: Understanding Ballot Initiatives" webinar, you can watch the replay now. An election year can provide unique opportunities to engage in effective public policy that advances your mission. But where do you start? This webinar answers this question and more about the importance of advocacy in an election year.
Donors Forum, which recently took ownership of Good Works CONNECT, is hiring a Network Development Manager. The position will be based in Springfield, IL and its primary responsibility will be to support participants in the Good Works CONNECT network of community foundations and operating nonprofit organizations.
Through Nonprofit Finance Fund, Donors Forum, and other nonprofit sector supporters, the stories you share with us in NFF’s survey have been presented at dozens of conferences, included in government testimony and policy recommendations, and used to bring your challenges to life in new ways. We hope you will add your voice if you have not already done so. To take the 2014 survey, please click on this link before it closes on 2/19/14 – Scroll down on the welcome page to take the survey.
Blue Avocado article containing concise overview of the state-of-the-art in succession thinking and planning.
The philanthropic sector has been experimenting with innovative grantmaking in the hopes of triggering significant and sustainable change. FSG’s latest research report, collaboratively written with the Center for Evaluation Innovation, challenges grantmakers to explore the use of Developmental Evaluation when evaluating complex, dynamic, and emergent initiatives.
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As of January 2014, Donors Forum has taken over leadership of Good Works CONNECT, including the Good Works CONNECT website and all network activities. Whether you are new or have signed up to belong to Good Work CONNECT before, we ask that you register here to confirm your interest in Good Works CONNECT.