501(c)3 News for Thursday, January 21, 2021

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  • Winners of $10 million inclusive growth challenge announced
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Thursday Jan 21, 2021

    Eight projects were selected based on their potential for impact, replicability, scalability, and practicality in using data science to address society's most urgent challenges....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Open Society Foundations undergoing organizational 'rethink'
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Thursday Jan 21, 2021

    According to an internal memo obtained by Inside Philanthropy, the New York City-based foundation has suspended new initiatives in its thematic, advocacy, and geographic program areas and has allocated 25 percent of each program's pre-COVID budget for wrapping up work already scheduled to end this year or supporting work already under way....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Lehigh University receives $5 million for university art galleries
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Thursday Jan 21, 2021

    Structured as part of a planned bequest, the gift is the largest ever to the Lehigh University Art Galleries and will endow the Woodcock Director's Fund....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art receives endowment for directorship
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Thursday Jan 21, 2021

    In recognition of the gift, the position will be renamed the Marina Kellen French Director....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Graphic Design Trends for 2021
    By Kristina Leroux, COO and Community Engagement Manager - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    As Kivi announced in today’s newsletter, we are undergoing a lot of changes at Nonprofit Marketing Guide – a new logo, a new website, and a new learning center. I have been doing a bit of reading on trends for graphic design for this year and this is what I have found on several of…

    Source: Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog
  • A Tale of Two Systems: Police Response to Black Lives Matter and Proud Boys
    By Martin Levine - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    When it comes to public demonstrations, the data clearly show vast differences in policing based on the color of your skin and the nature of your political claims.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • When fundraising design becomes evil
    By Jeff Brooks - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    I just got a newsletter that takes poor design to a whole new level -- beyond hard-to-read, beyond inappropriate, beyond awkward. It's evil. Yeah, that's quite a charge to lay on a newsletter. But I think you'll agree with me. I can't show it to you. I don't want to embarrass anyone. But even if I didn't care about that, I can't, because it's literally unscannable. It's printed in five colors: the usual four plus metallic silver. That's right, reflective silver ink. Which could be just fine, but not the way it's used here. Reflective silver the background color of...

    Source: Future Fundraising Now
  • Black-led Georgia Nonprofits Protect Democracy
    By Beth Couch - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    In January, as in November, turning Georgia blue depended critically on the leadership shown by small nonprofits, mostly led by black women.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • The Biden $1.9 Trillion Relief Plan: What Does It Contain?
    By Steve Dubb - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take office, the incoming administration outlines the terms of its initial $1.9-trillion coronavirus relief bill.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Sage Advice From a Seasoned Communicator
    By Jeff Jowdy - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    Integrity and character come first — plain and simple. That’s the bottom line shared by my friend Marc Whitt, a higher education advancement communications veteran, in his new book, “PR Lessons Learned Along the Way.” 

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • Q&A with sgLEADERS: Alicia Dicks, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties
    By Christine Newman - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    The “Q&A with sgLEADERS” series on sgENGAGE aims to provide readers, including the next generation of social good leaders, with …

    Source: npENGAGE (Blackbaud)
  • What’s Next?
    By Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    If you’re in the middle of a campaign, this is a great opportunity for you to cultivate donor relationships so that you don’t see those massive dips in revenue when the campaign is over.

    The post What’s Next? appeared first on Veritus Group.

    Source: Passionate Giving Blog
  • LACMA announces $2 million collaboration to expand access to art
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    The Local Access initiative will support efforts to bring special exhibitions featuring American arts from LACMA's collection to four institutions in Southern California....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Georgetown University Receives $4 million for Kalmanovitz Initiative
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    The grant from the Ford Foundation will support efforts by the university's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor to broaden and deepen its work....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Creighton University receives $25 million for scholars program
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Wednesday Jan 20, 2021

    The Arrupe Global Scholars and Partnerships Program will support twelve students a year, over ten years, enrolled in Creighton's medical programs on its Omaha or Phoenix campus....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)

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