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Overcoming Our Challenges, Part Three: Moving Forward: Building Strong Organizations

The Johnson Center’s blog is posting a four-part series with excerpts from Nonprofit Services Program Director Matthew Downey’s keynote address at the U.P. Nonprofit Conference hosted by the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development. The speech, “Overcoming Our Challenges and Embracing Change: Preparing for the Organization of the Future,” was

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Overcoming Our Challenges and Embracing Change: Preparing for the Organization of the Future

February 12, 2013 Over the next four weeks, the Johnson Center’s blog will post excerpts from Nonprofit Services Program Director Matthew Downey’s keynote address at the U.P. Nonprofit Conference hosted by the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development. The speech, “Overcoming Our Challenges and Embracing Change: Preparing for the Organization

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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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Downey on Improving Philanthropy

Rapid Growth Media’s article, The Johnson Center Improves Philanthropy, highlights the work of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy through the eyes of Matthew Downey, Nonprofit Services director. Downey explains that the mission is to guide nonprofits to success by helping to increase efficiency and impact and the center does this in a

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