October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pact launched a new strategy this week that will guide its work over the next three years. The strategy directly engages with and responds to the needs and priorities of the communities Pact serves, addresses major new trends in the development sector and responds to the demand to change power relationships within the sector itself.
The pandemic continues to widen the opportunity gap and adversely impact students and job-seekers, especially those who already faced systemic barriers to career success. We need innovative, collaborative, community-driven solutions to ensure that communities that have been disproportionately affected can have equal access to economic mobility. Those solutions can often feel amorphous or unattainable, but – if you look closely at the work of local organizations – there are powerful collaborations that are meaningfully building equity every day.
After two decades of serving nonprofits, Taproot Foundation is poised for greater impact.
September 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation was founded on a core belief: that greater change can be achieved in the world when we help to strengthen the organizations that are tackling society’s greatest challenges. After two decades of learning, growing, and adapting to serve nonprofits, we are now poised to have a greater impact than ever before.
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission recently approved a new online Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) at the University of Memphis. The program, which will launch this fall, is the first of its kind in the State of Tennessee and the Mid-South region, giving students the option to specialize in social justice or fundraising and philanthropy. The Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration (DPNA) will begin accepting applications immediately.
Edison International helps nonprofits bring the benefits of driving EVs to vulnerable communities.
From gardening, recycling and organic cooking, members of Happy50Plus — a social mission organization serving over 6,000 older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — are very environmentally conscious. And they want to learn more about the benefits of electric vehicles.
“We feel they will be very happy to learn how driving an EV will reduce the carbon footprint on Earth,” said Amanda Lee, CEO of Happy50Plus.
More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.
Common Impact’s Skills-Based Volunteering Event Promotes COVID-19 Relief and Recovery for Nonprofits
April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit that works to strengthen communities and alleviate inequality through cross-sector skills-based volunteering partnerships, is hosting Skills for Cities on April 21, 2021 in honor of National Volunteer Week.
By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.
We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.