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Opportunity Collaboration: The Second Time’s The Charm

By Vanessa Pierce, Chief Strategist and Director I find that Opportunity Collaboration (OC) is a little hard to describe to people who haven’t experienced this week-long convening of global delegates in Mexico to leverage ideas, resources and innovations, all in service of a common audacious goal: tackling the complexities of global poverty through collaboration. When friends [...]

By | 2017-03-14T22:24:04+00:00 January 5th, 2017|For Funders, Fundraising|0 Comments

Demystifying Alternative Funding Models: PRI, PFS, SIBs, and Impact Investing

The world of nonprofit financing and fundraising is quickly changing. No longer are grants the only option for a 501(c)3 looking to raise capital; in the last few years, a myriad of alternative funding models have emerged. It can be hard to understand the mechanisms underlying each model, so we’ve broken it down for you. [...]

By | 2017-01-06T18:48:25+00:00 December 1st, 2016|For Funders, Fundraising|0 Comments

Giving Out Loud

Note: This post originally appeared on Women Moving Millions' Bold Voices Blog.  As I mark my 50th year on earth, I reflect upon a harrowing and rich “soul curriculum” that fuels a passion for impact, particularly around issues facing women and girls.  In short, our deepest passions often spring from our deepest wounds.  I discovered [...]

By | 2017-03-13T20:44:11+00:00 August 8th, 2016|For Funders|0 Comments