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Grassroots Growth
Grassroots Growth
By Olivia Eastly, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Small nonprofits find new opportunities for growth amid the pandemic Over the past few years, everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but younger, more grassroots organizations were...
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Bright spots in the midst of economic challenges
Bright spots in the midst of economic challenges
Bear markets aren’t much fun for anyone. But that doesn’t mean your charitable giving commitments have to be put on hold. If you are like many donors, you are still looking for ways to support the organizations you care about that rely on your support to...
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The power of an agency endowment fund
The power of an agency endowment fund
Frequently, an organization’s board of directors is at a loss when it comes to growing an endowment, structuring and accepting gifts of real estate and other hard-to-value assets, and following best practices for establishing and following an investment...
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Family Philanthropy Tools: Growing Goodness
Family Philanthropy Tools: Growing Goodness
No matter the age of your children, the things you teach them today will impact their philanthropic view for the rest of their lives. This may sound daunting, but The Center for Family Philanthropy is here to offer the necessary tools and research to support...
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Family Philanthropy Tools: Money Messages
Family Philanthropy Tools: Money Messages
"Money doesn’t grow on trees." "Save for a rainy day." Though everyone has a different relationship with and viewpoint on money, you've heard money messages like this throughout your life. These money messages, especially ones you heard growing up, can...
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Family Philanthropy Tools: Life Legacy Conversations
Family Philanthropy Tools: Life Legacy Conversations
Have you heard of an ethical will? Ethical wills are simply a personal legacy letter that shares your values, blessings, life lessons, hopes and dreams for the future. They serve as love letters, not legal documents, and are intended to live beyond your...
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Transforming Akron Middle Schools Through a Nonprofit Lens
Transforming Akron Middle Schools Through a Nonprofit Lens
By Chris Miller, Communications & Community Investment Officer This September, Akron Public Schools (APS) will welcome educators and administrators from all over the country to learn more about an innovative model it launched here in 2017: the College...
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Creating a Welcoming New Home
Creating a Welcoming New Home
Local nonprofits help resettled residents through partnerships, philanthropy When the United States pulled out of a 20-year occupation of Afghanistan this summer, it triggered a humanitarian crisis that displaced more than 550,000 Afghans, nearly 1,000 of...
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A Sustainable Response
A Sustainable Response
How the nonprofit landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through Akron, followed quickly by a state-issued shutdown, Portage Path Behavioral Health had to completely modify its operations overnight to ensure its...
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