Robert L. Johnson: The "Urban Movie Channel" interview
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 04:17
Robert L. "Bob" Johnson is the Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns or holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate, private equity, consumer financial services, asset management, automobile dealerships, sports and entertainment, and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming.
New Office of Equity in Procurement will help ensure diversity in state government contracts
Monday, 03 August 2015 13:04
Minnesota is taking tangible steps to ensure equity in state contracting; helping businesses owned by women, veterans, minorities, and individuals with disabilities access opportunities to do business with the state, so says the state's top lawmaker.
FUNdraising Good Times: Summer writing: Get a head start on funding proposals
Monday, 03 August 2015 12:57
Mel and Pearl Shaw
Summer reading is highlighted in Oprah and other magazines each year. A good read is great to enjoy on the beach or curled up on a lawn chair. But what about a good summer write? That's right –start writing now to help the money come in at the end of the year, or perhaps next spring. That's how it's done. Writing proposals now prevents future complaints such as "how can I write that proposal in just three days?" It's called planning ahead.
FUNdraising Good Times: Hear ye! Hear ye!: Sharing the vision
Sunday, 02 August 2015 21:56
Mel and Pearl Shaw
How does your nonprofit report on its work? How do you share your vision, work and impact? Do you send an email? Create an annual report? What about an annual meeting that brings together your stakeholders? Are you up to it? Can you make the time? Our perspective: how can you not afford the time?
1,600 City of Minneapolis STEP-UP interns start their first day of work at 230 local companies and nonprofits
Thursday, 16 July 2015 15:55
The Minneapolis youth employment program, STEP-UP, kicked off its 12th summer with 1,600 Minneapolis youth and young adults ages 14-21 starting their paid summer internships at 230 participating government agencies, nonprofits and corporations throughout the Twin Cities metro area.