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Find out more at http://goo.gl/ieCeRW QUT's Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) prepares you for a career in a nonprofit organisation, or work in the public or private sectors that engage with nonprofit organisations. Our scholarships, grants and bursaries are designed to assist your philanthropy studies and enhance your contribution to the nonprofit sector. The courses are available in class or via flexible delivery so you can study from anywhere in Australia. Develop tradeable knowledge and strategic thinking to advance or change your career. Develop critical skills, such as problem solving, creative thinking, negotiation, ethical practices, teamwork, leadership, networking and information management. Study ethics, fundraising development principles, legal issues a...
Find out more at http://ow.ly/jGVxA Our internationally regarded Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is the first research centre in Australia to offer teaching programs specialising in philanthropy and nonprofit studies. Our students learn the principles of fundraising and develop skills specific to the nonprofit sector in the areas of marketing, corporate responsibility, management, governance, financial decision making and accounting. The courses can be tailored to meet your needs, with opportunities to pursue practical work-related projects and research.
Find out more: bit.ly/QUTACPNS Five accomplished graduates of the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies talk about their experience studying and why they would encourage others to undertake studies as well.
Find out more at http://www.qut.edu.au/business/about/news/australian-centre-for-philanthropy-and-nonprofit-studies The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) is part of QUT Business School which is internationally recognised for its high quality teaching and research. ACPNS brings together academics and research students with expertise in philanthropy, nonprofit organisations, and the social economy. This, combined with our strong industry links and unique and practical teaching, ensures that we stay at the leading edge of knowledge, providing our students with a teaching and research environment that is up to date and relevant to the needs of students interested in pursuing careers in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
Philanthropy at its core is not about money but about meaning, compassion and generosity. Americans give a $1 billion a day to charitable institutions. The focus, however, is on money instead of impactful giving. When we commoditize philanthropy we make it less joyful and fulfilling. This talk focuses on a return to big important and compelling narratives for philanthropy where conversations are less about needs and scarcity more about possibilities, abundance and co-created better futures. Jim Hodge has been engaged in philanthropy for 38 years. He is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement at the University of Colorado School of Medicine after completing a 30-year career at Mayo Clinic as Vice Chair of Development. He led all strategy for gifts of significance of $5M or more. He is...
Christian Sarkar is the founder of several entrepreneurial ventures, a marketing consultant, and the co-founder of the $300 House Project. He is also the Director of Innovation for Enterprise for a Sustainable World. Christian works with businesses, non-profits, and leading thinkers to challenge assumptions, grow good ideas, and develop ecosystematic business models. He is also the co-author of Inclusivity: Will America Find its Soul Again? In his spare time, Christian is an online business strategist and the founder of Double Loop Marketing, a thought leadership agency for individuals and organisations. Learn more at christiansarkar.com --- In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience...
Google Tech Talk July 12, 2010 ABSTRACT Presented by Christine Sherry. Anyone who has tried to give away money faces the question of how to evaluate a request for proposal for funds. How do you know that the group or the idea is one that you should support? This tech talk is designed for Googlers who want to be more effective and strategic in reviewing grant proposals for funding. It is designed for two groups of people: (1) those who want to know more about what to look for as they make choices in their personal philanthropy and (2) Googlers who want to submit a good grant proposal to the Google Corporate Giving Council for funding. Whatever your interest, this tech talk will guide you through what to look for in grant proposals. We will review the elements of a good proposal...
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Visit http://bit.ly/1LLU6XY to enroll today! Led by Stanford Law Emeritus Dean and Former President of the Hewlett Foundation, Paul Brest, this course will help students develop successful strategies to achieve their organization's goals and make strides towards meaningful impact.
In the first in our three-part Conversations in Philanthropy in the spring of 2015, Marcia Egbert, JD, of the George Gund Foundation and John Gest, MBA 2010, of Philanthropy Ohio explore the landscape of the philanthropic sector and the important role it has in social change. Moderated by Dr. Robert Fischer, Director of the Master of Nonprofit Organizations Program (the event sponsor) and held on February 24, 2015, at the Mandel Community Studies Center at Case Western Reserve.
Visit http://bit.ly/1iuZGGV to enroll today! Led by seasoned fundraiser, Dr. Thomas Wolf, this course will teach you how to make smart decisions regarding your organization's funding strategy, processes, outreach, and priority.
A new report from Credit Suisse and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, entitled, "Strategic Philanthropy: Guide to Evaluation," provides greater context and clarity around evaluation, drawing from a review of best practices, interviews conducted by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and examples from a variety of case studies, to address why philanthropists think about evaluation. The paper also gives an overview of the major trends and practices in evaluation, and provides suggestions on how philanthropists can make evaluation effective for their work. More information: https://www.credit-suisse.com/upload/news-live/000000022546.pdf