CMF and MNA Joint Conference Features Speakers Downey, Edwards, and Moody

The Council of Michigan Foundations’ 40th Annual Conference, and the Michigan Nonprofit Association’s Super Conference, have “teamed up for a joint annual conference, bringing grantmakers and grantseekers together in partnership for a stronger Michigan.” The 2012 Joint Conference, “Strong partners for a Strong Michigan,” is held in Dearborn, Mich. on October

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Alliance for Nonprofit Management Conference August 8-10, 2012

By Matthew Downey, Nonprofit Services Program Director, downemat@gvsu.edu, twitter: @ matthewEdowney and Molly McLogan, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Services Program Assistant, npg-r1@gvsu.edu    The Johnson Center for Philanthropy is excited to partner with the Alliance for Nonprofit Management to host the annual Alliance for Nonprofit Management conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on August

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AND So It Goes: Reflections on Philanthropy, Faith, Education, and Community

By Teresa Behrens, Ph.D., Director of Special Projects, Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Editor in Chief, The Foundation Review On Friday, May 18, 2012 the Johnson Center for Philanthropy (JCP) hosted the “Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening.” Many of JCP’s partner organizations came together to share the work they are doing

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Friday’s Convening – Community Partnerships Drive Results to Improve Outcomes for Kids

Attendees at this Friday’s event, “Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening,” will see how GVSU and Greater Grand Rapids Community partnerships are engaging with Grand Rapids Public Schools in an attempt to drive results that are needed to improve outcomes for kids. Twenty different community collaborations will be featured, including work in housing, education, and health

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Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening May 18, 2012

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy will host Philanthropy, Faith, and Education Community Convening focusing on philanthropic, faith-based, and educational partnerships and lessons learned from these initiatives on May 18, 2012. Administration officials from the U.S. Department of Education will be attending, bringing a message of community collaboration in support of improved

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SPNHA Ranked #25 In Nonprofit Management Grad Schools

U.S. News and World Report ranked Grand Valley State University’s School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration’s nonprofit managment program at 25th in 2012. “In nonprofit management programs, students learn how fundraising, effective leadership, and financial management can improve a nonprofit organization. These are the best public affairs schools for the

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