Doing Good Better Takes Passion

Doing Good Better Takes Passion

July 11, 2018

Use whatever metaphor you want: a car and a driver, a ship and a captain, a plane and pilot. A nonprofit organization needs a leader that will steer it in the right direction. Leaders shoulder enormous responsibilities and are tasked with having all the answers to every question. Nevertheless, before becoming a strong tree, every leader was once a sapling. In the case of three remarkable Northeast Ohio nonprofit leaders, Foundation Center was their step one in a journey to sound management.

My Thoughts Upon Foundation Center Midwest at Year 40

My Thoughts Upon Foundation Center Midwest at Year 40

July 11, 2018

Cleveland is fortunate to be the location for Foundation Center’s Midwest Office. A substantial special collections library, computer center and meeting space are all under one roof in a central downtown location. There are also a number of foundation information network locations at community colleges, public libraries and non-profit offices in adjacent counties.

FC Fan Favorite Contest

June 12, 2018

Calling all nonprofits! In honor of National Nonprofit Day on FridayAugust 17 we are holding a video contest to showcase the great work of the nonprofits we work with! Please submit a 3 minute video describing how Foundation Center’s resources have enabled your organization to achieve its mission! Did Foundation Center provide you with the tools for your nonprofit to thrive? Did our trainings make you a viable grant applicant and help you further your mission? Let us know in a 3 minute video and the winner will receive a $50 Visa card and recognition on our Foundation Center social media channels and GrantSpace blog!

Getting the Most Out of Volunteer Support

Getting the Most Out of Volunteer Support

June 4, 2018

Pro bono volunteers offer their professional skills to deliver a product that improves organizational capacity. This product can be a new marketing plan, a recommendation for a new technology, or a talent development strategy. The work can be done by a pro bono team funded by a corporation or a single professional with a passion for giving back.

Why Brand Strategy is So Important To Website Design

Why Brand Strategy is So Important To Website Design

May 30, 2018

Imagine you hear about a really interesting social impact organization that sounds like it’s doing important work in an area you have a lot of interest in. You’re immediately curious and want to know more. What’s one of the first things you do? Head right to their website.