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Investing with Impact Sponsored by Morgan Stanley

Publication date: 
07/2014
Investing with Impact is a strategy that aims to generate risk-adjusted financial returns while supporting positive environmental and social impact. Join this webinar and learn about Morgan Stanley’s Investing with Impact framework, designed to encompass four different approaches including financial and values alignment; environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration; sector exposure; and targeted impact investing.

Ohio’s Next Budget: Health and Human Services

Publication date: 
04/2014
Ohio’s Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) bill enacted in 2012 produced dozens of reforms, budget adjustments and efficiencies as well as policy changes related to K-12 and higher education, workforce development, energy and health care and human services. This year’s MBR will similarly introduce additional budget modifications and policy changes that could have implications for funders and the grantees you support.

Education Impact: Ohio's Next Education Budget

Publication date: 
04/2014
Ohio’s Mid-Biennium Review (MBR) bill enacted in 2012 produced dozens of reforms, budget adjustments and efficiencies as well as policy changes related to K-12 and higher education, workforce development, energy and health care and human services. This year’s MBR will similarly introduce additional budget modifications and policy changes that could have implications for funders and the grantees you support.

Let’s Talk Philanthropy - Generational Marketing

Publication date: 
03/2014
This month’s topic: It All Started with a Girdle – The story of “Generational Marketing” research. Many companies in the for-profit world -- including Playtex, Betty Crocker and Seagrams -- changed their marketing due to the impact generational cohorts have within society. This does not just impact for-profits; it also reaches into the world of nonprofits. It’s important for both grantmakers and grantseekers to understand the research, learn from for- profit strategies and begin to think out of the box to transform the marketing being used today to reach diverse age groups.

Rising Tide Lifts LGBTQ Issues: Full Program

Publication date: 
03/2014
Rising Tide explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts.

Let's Talk Philanthropy-Disruptive Innovations

Publication date: 
02/2014
February's topic was disruptive innovations. When a product or service is designed for a new set of customers whose needs are being ignored, researchers call it a disruptive innovation. Think Wikipedia versus a traditional encyclopedia, email vs the postal service, iTunes vs a record store or cloud computing vs. floppy drives. It’s happening in education, in health care and in philanthropy. So what does this mean for us?

Not Your Grandma’s Pie Chart: Infographics and Data Visualization

Publication date: 
02/2014
Communicating visually through infographics is one of the easiest ways to explain complex concepts, demonstrate an organization’s impact or share accomplishments. A picture is worth a thousand words and infographics are an amazing way to tell your foundation’s story without overwhelming readers.

Inclusive Competitiveness and Ohio’s Innovation Economy

Ohio’s economic future relies upon a well-educated and diverse talent base to create innovation and advancement in an increasingly competitive world. As a strategy, Inclusive Competitiveness is focused on improving the engagement and performance of underrepresented communities – women, minorities and rural Ohioans – within innovation ecosystems, emerging industry clusters and other areas critical to the state’s overall economic competitiveness.

Let's Talk Philanthropy -- PechaKucha: Using the 20x20 Rule to Share Your Message

Using a standard PowerPoint presentation style can be boring not just for audiences but also for the presenter. PechaKucha’s presentation style requires deliver your message in 20 slides, talking for only 20 seconds each, regardless of the speaker or topic. This quick-fire method of sharing a story or report can help you organize and define the main messaging points of your organization or a project.

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