nonprofits

Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

When you come through the front door at Feeding America West Michigan, she’s the first person you see. Her name is Maggie Marcinkus, she’s 24 years old and she’s in charge of the 3,000-plus volunteers who will sort, ship, pick and...

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Food Bank announces third-consecutive record year

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan just finished up its third record year in a row, distributing 27.6 million pounds of food in 2015, the equivalent of 22 million meals. That’s an increase of 1.1 million pounds over 2014. “I’m...

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

by (jtl6)

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

When a needy family with a sick child came to United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM), program director Shawn Keener knew providing food would be the first step toward helping them. “Food is usually the presenting issue that brings...

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Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

You've found a possible foundation to fund your new project. That's excellent. Now the real work begins: writing a proposal that will put your program on the path to success by telling your story well to the people that matter most. To learn...

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Introduction to Finding Grants for Nonprofits

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

Designed for beginner fundraisers, this brief course shows how your organization can identify potential funders and prepare to seek grants. Using the Foundation Directory Online Platinum, a database of 70,000 foundations, students will compile a...

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Introduction to Finding Grants for Nonprofits

by (grpl)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

Designed for beginner fundraisers, this brief course shows how your organization can identify potential funders and prepare to seek grants. Using the Foundation Directory Online Platinum, a database of 70,000 foundations, students will compile a...

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Small Business Class: Intro to Finding Funding

by (grpl)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under

Designed for beginning fundraisers, this brief course shows how your organization can identify potential funders and prepare to seek grants. Using the Foundation Directory Online Platinum, a database of 70,000 foundations, students will compile a...

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Small Business Class: Proposal Writing Basics

by (grpl)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under

Learn to write a proposal that will put your program on the path to success by telling your story well to the people that matter most. Join the Business Librarian for a session on proposal writing. Learn the key components of a proposal that a...

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GRAPE - Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence

by (grapegr1)

Submitted 12-05-2014 under

Our December guest speakers are nonprofit leaders in the local Grand Rapids area. Christopher Wilson, Executive Director of Nonprofit Process Excellence, will talk about process improvement.  No matter what organization you are a part of you...

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Salvatore Alaimo, Assistant Professor for Grand Valley State University's School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. Dr. Alaimo joins us in studio to discuss the School's new curriculum, a...

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