Posts tagged "Jimmie Alford"

NEWS: Application Period Open for Axelson Center’s Annual Nonprofit Management Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and the 2015 Excellent Emerging Organization Award—two annual honors presented by the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University to Chicago-area nonprofit organizations. The Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence recognizes nonprofits serving the seven-county Chicago region who exemplify... Read more »

Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium

Nonprofit Management Awards Announced at Annual Axelson Center Symposium
  Honors given to Chicago Community Loan Fund, Literature for All of Us, and Waukegan to College The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management announced the winners of its Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and its Excellent Emerging Organization Award as part of the Center’s 15th Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers, June 2-3,... Read more »

Exploring Alternative Revenue Streams

The State of Illinois has a $15 billion deficit that includes $8 billion owed to vendors (many of which are nonprofits!). It is a tough situation that is crippling Illinois human service agencies. We know diversifying our funding mix is critical to long-term stability, but there are many different approaches and options. Determining the right fit for your organization... Read more »
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What's the difference between charity and philanthropy? Why does it matter?

  Lisa Dietlin, author of “Transformational Philanthropy“, spoke recently at a North Park University School of Business & Nonprofit Management alumni dinner. She asked about the difference between charity and philanthropy. Do you agree with this definition: charity is a short-term “fix” to help someone with an immediate need? It does seem that many nonprofit organizations are stuck in the mind-set of... Read more »