Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pikes Peak Library District workshop: Grantseeking

Nonprofit Workshop – Grantseeking Date: 5/18/2011 Start Time: 8:00 AM End Time: 10:00 AM Description: Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory … Continue reading

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New opportunity posted on the job board

National Jewish Health in Denver is hiring a Senior Director of Research and Records.  There’s also still time to apply for the Prospect Research Coordinator/Analyst position at Colorado State University.  Go to the Jobs page for more info.

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Successful fiscal year end

For many nonprofits the end of the fiscal year is fast approaching.  Laura Worcester at Blackbaud’s ProspectResearch Blog has a five step plan for fiscal year-end annual fund success.

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Search Globe

Google has posted a visualization of one day’s worth of searches from around the world. “The Search Globe visualizes searches from one day, and shows the language of the majority of queries in an area in different colors. You’ll see … Continue reading

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Google refresher

Julie McCormick at Lifehack has posted a guide to Google.  Check it out.  You learn something new everyday; I didn’t know that word order mattered to Google.

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Tips for hiring graduates

Will you be hiring graduates this summer?  Tom Moore and Brandon Labman offer some timely tips.

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Re-engage those donors

Michael Quevli at Blackbaud’s ProspectResearch blog has a reminder for us all:  with the economy showing some signs of improvement now is the time to re-engage those donors who pulled back their giving during the recession.

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Was Buffett too simplistic with his giving?

Dan Pallotta, a blogger at the Harvard Business Review, suggests that Warren Buffett took the easy way out by giving his billions to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “Instead of directing the money to specific causes, Buffett could have … Continue reading

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