MPA@UNC Blog


#GivingTuesday

The holiday shopping season kicks off with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but last year nonprofits banded together in a grassroots movement to kick off the season with a new observance called Giving Tuesday...

Weekly News Roundup: November 24 – 30

So you’ve got this extraterritorial planning jurisdiction, but how do you get rid of it? Fair question. The statutes give clear procedures for establishing extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, but there is less clarity for relinquishment...

A Safe Place To Learn, Grow & Have Fun

Ranked the top youth organization in The Chronicle of Philanthropy for 18 consecutive years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America provides healthy and safe activities for kids outside of school hours. The organization gives children a place to play where they can build friendships and meet responsible role models...

New Series: Nonprofit Wednesdays

Nonprofit Wednesdays is a new series that will spotlight various national charities and nonprofit organizations. Every Wednesday, we’ll present a different nonprofit organization, explain its history, as well as discuss different career options that are available within the organization...

Weekly News Roundup: November 17 – 23

Two new members have been elected to the Pleasantville town council and are scheduled to be sworn in at the December meeting. A special meeting has been called for November 25, at which the current board plans to address several matters in closed session...

The Power of Crowdfunding

Consider bake sales and direct mail fundraising methods of the past. Today’s entrepreneurs and nonprofit fundraisers look to the web to fund their new initiatives—and they are turning to crowdfunding to make it happen...