Tag : nonprofits

Charitable Words Scholars Partnering With PWC To 'Ramp It Up For Veterans'
3 years ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Scholars Partnering With PWC To ‘Ramp It Up For Veterans’

Charitable Words Scholars will partner once again with People Working Cooperatively in its 2014 ‘Ramp It Up For Veterans’ Campaign to produce multimedia and other awareness strategies. Last year, a video produced by Charitable Words Scholar Tyler Bell, a University of Cincinnati student and Marine veteran of Iraq, was instrumental in helping People Working Cooperatively […]

Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed 'Family'
3 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed ‘Family’

Guardian Mitzi Kennard and Thor visit James at a Clermont County nursing home. Mitzi says she loves visiting James because he loves hunting, fishing and camping, as do her husband and sons. Thor and three other four-legged “team members” (Haylee, Mocha and Sadie) are frequent companions on visits, bringing smiles along with the guardians’ important […]

3 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Your Engaged Giving, Collective Action Return Big Impact On Small Investments
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What would you think about getting a 200 percent return on investment on your charitable contributions? A hundred dollars returns twice that in social impact or helps a student with the rising costs of college. A thousand or two and you – or you and a group of friends – helps a student help a […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Nonprofits Honored at SVP’s Fast Pitch
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By Brittany York Three nonprofit organizations were recognized and rewarded for their work at the Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch program Wednesday night at The Art Academy of Cincinnati. Faces without Places won top honors and a $5,000 grant sponsored by The Strive Partnership. The Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky was awarded $1,500 by Charitable […]

Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer's
3 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer’s

University of Cincinnati communications major Rachael Shepler is on assignment with The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati. Jim Callaway, a professional news and commercial photographer, is a Charitable Words volunteer advisor. Here is Charitable Words project manager Brittany York’s report on Rachael’s first “professional” photo assignment. By Brittany York, Charitable Words Charitable Words Scholar Rachael Shepler […]

3 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on Brittany York Joins Charitable Words
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Charitable Words welcomes Brittany York as project manager as we prepare to build on “Learning and “Lending a Hand” programs in 2014. More to come soon, but look for expanded Charitable Words Scholars internships with more nonprofit and college partners and increased engagement by a growing network of volunteer advisors. And, of course, many more […]

4 years ago Comments Off on Pinterest: A Powerful Tool For Nonprofits
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Pinterest, you win. I am writing about you. As soon as I figure you out, I’ll pin it. Pinterest is a digital platform on which users can upload and “pin” images and other content to “pinboards” where content can be saved, sorted and managed. I know this because my lovely wife Maureen sits across the […]

So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
4 years, 2 months ago Comments Off on So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
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Since the launch of its pilot project last fall, Charitable Words Scholars has connected 10 students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe. Several more assignments are pending for the summer and fall. Our goal for next year is to double that number and scale up to do much more going forward. […]

Outcomes: What Matters Gets Measured
4 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Outcomes: What Matters Gets Measured
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Outcomes. There I said it. I used a term new to me in the nonprofit world. Add that to my new vernacular of “capacity building, collective impact, social enterprise, crowdfunding” and a whole bunch of other words and phrases that in my editor days I might have struck from stories as jargonistic “weasel words.” A lot […]

4 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Challenge The System? Or Open A Bar?
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From comments to The American Society of Business Editors and Writers at George Washington University. After 35 years as a journalist, I have moved from the objective world into the subjective, activist world of nonprofits. I am starting my own, Charitable Words Scholars, which provides internships to college students interested in humanitarian work. I have […]