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Introducing the BoardSource Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education

…to ensure that you are well prepared to lead.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 4, 2010 - Helping lead a nonprofit organization in today’s challenging and changing environment is heady business. It requires you to be:

  • thoroughly educated in the critical concepts of nonprofit governance

  • up-to-date on the latest developments in compliance

  • committed to serving your organization and community in the best possible manner

If It Were Simple Everyone Could Do It

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Insights on Nonprofit Board Service from Linda Crompton of BoardSource

Food Systems Featured at October Social Capital Markets Conference

Connecting funders with opportunities in sustainable agriculture and seafood
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2010 – This October, the Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) conference will feature a Food Systems Track dedicated to funding opportunities in sustainable agriculture and sustainable seafood. 

Clinton Global Initiative Week: Turning Ideas Into Actions That Address Social and Economic Issues

by Tom Murphy
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Founded in 2005 by President Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative was created to turn ideas into action creating a more integrated global community with shared benefits, responsibilities, and values. It brings together people from around the world, and channels the capacities of individuals and organizations to realize social and economic change. It focuses on practical solutions to global issues through the development of specific and measurable Commitments to Action.

Open for Innovation: Governing in a New Era

BoardSource Leadership Forum 2010
Summary: 

The 2010 Leadership Forum will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 in San Francisco. Half-day, full-day, and two-day presessions that allow for in depth discussions take place on Nov. 8 and 9.

Governance's brightest thinkers and practitioners will be in San Francisco on November 10th and 11th. Will you? Join us to...
  • explore the trends and events that are fueling boardroom deliberations today

  • learn about new approaches being taken by nonprofit leaders everywhere – and with great results

  • tackle tough questions every responsible board should be asking

  • share insights, ideas, and solutions to today's challenges

Early Bird rate ends on Thursday, September 30.
Register now and save!

 

Press Release

The 2010 Leadership Forum will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 in San Francisco. Half-day, full-day, and two-day presessions that allow for in depth discussions take place on Nov. 8 and 9.

Governance's brightest thinkers and practitioners will be in San Francisco on November 10th and 11th. Will you? Join us to...
  • explore the trends and events that are fueling boardroom deliberations today

  • learn about new approaches being taken by nonprofit leaders everywhere – and with great results

  • tackle tough questions every responsible board should be asking

  • share insights, ideas, and solutions to today's challenges

Early Bird rate ends on Thursday, September 30.
Register now and save!

 

Cupcakes for a Cause Week Is Here - Cupcakes for a Cause Campaign Supports Children Affected by Cancer

Presenting sponsor, göt2b, joins over 700 bakeries nationwide to make life a little sweeter and brighter for children and families affected by cancer
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY - September 20, 2010 - From September 20 - 26, 2010, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, over 700 bakeries and grocery and convenience stores across the country will team up with parents and kids for the seventh annual Cupcakes for a Cause® Week. The campaign raises money to help children affected by a cancer diagnosis – either their own or that of a family member. 
 

Cause Marketing Speaks Loudest to Moms and Millennials - A blog by Joanne Fritz

Joanne Fritz has worked in the nonprofit world for most of her 30-year career beginning with teaching at the secondary, college, and university levels. She writes extensively for Nonprofit.About.com
Summary: 

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place. 

Microsoft launches nonprofit grant program

Grant program supports nonprofits offering skills training and job placement
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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

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Microsoft has launched the Elevate America community initiative, a new grant program that will support nonprofit organizations offering employment services, including technology skills training and job placement, in local communities across the United States. To support this initiative, we are committing $4 million in cash, $6 million in software and technology skills training curriculum over the next two years.

Eligible Young Board Members (EYBMs): Nonprofits take notice!

Posted by Jessica Griffin in Board Matters
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  Posted by Jessica Griffin in Board Matters

I chair the board of an all-volunteer nonprofit organization  that approaches board building in an uncommon way. We put out an open call for applications to the members of our network (young professionals working in the nonprofit sector) once a year and select board members to fill open positions from the resulting pool of applicants.

BoardSource Offers Training on Advanced Board Consulting in the D.C. Area

Michael Daigneault to lead April 15-16 session.
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BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit governance, is helping to build capacity in consultants and practitioners with Advanced Board Consulting, a training being held April 15-16 in the Washington, D.C. area.  Led by governance expert Michael Daigneault, the program provides the knowledge needed by the elite nonprofit board trainer.

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