Monthly Archives: June 2011

Giving by corporations increased in 2010

A Philanthropy News Digest post reports that according to a survey conducted by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy found that corporate giving increased by almost 18% in 2010.  “Putting the 2010 gains in context, CECP found that 53 percent of … Continue reading

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Two articles from Friday’s symposium

Hope everyone enjoyed last Friday’s CPRA symposium.  Lots of great info from Jack Miller and Erin Osborn.  Erin asked me to pass along these two articles she mentioned during her presentation.  They’re both from the New York Times.  Making a … Continue reading

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An intro to map making with Google tools

The Google Nonprofits blog has posted part 1 of how to make maps using Google’s map tools. “New to map-making with Google tools? Start out with a simple and useful application of Google mapping technology. Give your website visitors a … Continue reading

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CSM Foundation is hiring

Four new positions have been posted on the Colorado School of Mines Foundation website. Major Gifts Officer Director of Gift Planning Communications Coordinator Events Coordinator

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Aspen Ideas Festival

The Aspen Ideas Festival is June 27 – July 3.  The speakers look impressive!  Wish I was attending. “Entering its seventh year, the Aspen Ideas Festival will gather some of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the US and … Continue reading

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Important questions for philanthropists

Tom Tierney, chairman of the Bridgespan Group and coauthor of Give Smart: Philanthropy that Gets Results, shares important questions philanthropist need to answer before they give.

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WealthEngine webinar alert

Don’t forget to register for: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST (10:00 – 11:00 am PST) Fundraising Intelligence:  Prospect Research in a Campaign

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Daniels Fund announces $6.8 million in grants

Thursday the Daniels Fund announced it had awarded $6.8 million in grants.  Recipients include:  Alzheimer’s Association, Bright Beginnings, Center for American Values, Get Smart Schools, Craig Hospital Equipment for Quality Life Program, Denver Public Schools Foundation, Family Tree, Public Education … Continue reading

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