Join the national celebration of American recycling by hosting a local event. Get free resources!
(3BL Media) Washington, DC - August 21, 2012 – Online registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day (ARD), the one day to educate and motivate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and for our environmental well-being.
Recognized annually on Nov. 15, ARD celebrates the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – all throughout the year.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 8 and throughout the Fall
(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 14, 2012 - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and its partners are mobilizing Americans to support local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs, and plants through a new call to action. The first National Planting Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the KAB initiative continuing with activities through Nov. 30.
Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School Today!
(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 8, 2012 – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization, is again teaming up with Nestlé Waters North America to announce the launch of the second annual Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.
Waste Management Awards 10 Think Green® Grants to KAB Affiliates for Innovative Projects and Programs
(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - Aug. 6, 2012 - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) announced today that Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has awarded $10,000 individual grants to 10 KAB affiliates. The Waste Management Think Green® Grants are awarded to encourage community sustainability through local environmental efforts.
Donations Driven by Donor Experience, Year-End Gifts and Large-Scale Disasters
(3BL Media) Bethesda, MD - March 5, 2012 - The Network For Good Digital Giving Index 2011 reaffirms important insights about digital philanthropy: People seem to give more when the online experience is intimate and emotionally coherent, and they also give online for reasons of convenience, especially at the end of the year and during large-scale disasters such as the Japan tsunami.
More and more, nonprofit philanthropists, such as Pierre M. Omidyar and Peter B. Lewis are providing management consulting services to their grantees in order to increase their organizational effectiveness. Good move. In fact, better for the world, considering the vital missions of these NGOs and nonprofits--eliminating poverty and disease and building a more peaceful, sustainable, and prosperous world for all people.
I'm an activist when it comes to recruiting talented people to serve on nonprofit boards. My friends know that when I leave a party, a few people might be on a new path that will lead to their joining nonprofit boards. Only because I so often meet amazing people who are interested in boards but don't quite know what a board does, what will be expected of them, or how to find the right board that fits their interests and where they can add value.