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CNCS Announces the Summer of Service

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the creation of the Summer of Service initiative. This initiative will work to increase civic engagement across the country by... Read More

According to survey, leadership gap has widened by 43%

Leadership succession may not be a top issue on many nonprofit leaders’ minds these days. According to a recent survey report published by Bridgespan, the need to recruit new talent and plan for leadership transitions is more pressing... Read More

Serve America Act passes into law!

It is with great excitement that we share the news that the House of Representatives passed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act yesterday!  With a bipartisan vote of 275-149, the House approved the bill that the Senate passed last... Read More

How is the Economy Affecting Your Job Prospects?

Earlier this week, the Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online discussion about how the current financial downturn is affecting the job prospects of nonprofit professionals.

The discussion explored if the financial crisis is causing... Read More

How Will Obama Deliver on Social Entrepreneurism Promises?

During his campaign, Barack Obama spoke at length about his commitment to accelerating social entrepreneurship in this country, including making sure the neccessary funds were available for new social ventures. A recent article in the San... Read More

In Today’s Financial Climate, Investors are Drawn to Social Entrepreneurism

Some recent news items suggest that social entrepreneurs may be somewhat insulated from the current financial crisis.

In the news story, Investors Focusing on Social Enterprises, San Francisco Bay Area television station KGO reports... Read More

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