August News for Radicals, Rebels, and Raucous Raisers

Resisting Burnout in Feminist Activism –

Bold Frontiers Grants – Funding Exchange

Food Hardship in America 2010 – Food Research and Action Center

Ai-jen Poo to Receive 2011 American Express NGen Leadership Award – Independent Sector

Food and Freedom Rides – Slow Food USA

Just Give ‘Em The Money: The Power and Pleasure of Unrestricted Funding  – Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog

Since When Is it a Crime to Be Poor? – Mother Jones

Wild-Child Philanthropy: 17 Ways to be a Patron of the World, Without Spending a Dime – Unicorns for Socialism

Early Experiences Can Alter Gene Expression and Affect Long-Term Development – Harvard University

Foundations Were Ready for U.S. Downgrade, Fear Double-Dip – The Nonprofit Times

The Tactic Star (a tool for evaluating planning and evaluation tactics) – Beyond the Choir

A New Way to Fund and Follow Creativity –

First to Fall, Last to Climb: Black Workers in the New Economy – Women of Color Policy Network

What the Top U.S. Companies Pay in Taxes – Forbes

Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers – Free Management Library

Columbia U. Professor Broadens Access to Sanskrit – The Chronicle of Higher Education

25 Ways to Improve Your Writing in 30 Minutes a Day – Writer’s Digest

A Little Political – Women Doing Literary Things

No More Prices? All About the Pay-What-You-Want Revolution – LearnVest

The Art of Happiness Gallery

Rethink the Food Label – News21

Statements on the Debt Ceiling Deal:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Coalition on Human Needs


Economic Policy Institute

National Women’s Law Center

July News for Movers, Shakers, and Candlestick Makers

Radical Thinkers Required – Center for Creative Leadership

How Social Change Organizations Create Leadership Capital and Realize Abundance amidst Scarcity – New York University

Amplifying Local Voices:’s Storytelling Project Turns Anecdotes Into Useful Data – Stanford Social Innovation Review

Ten Myths About Nonprofit Boards – Blue Avocado

Donor Giving Trends for Today and Tomorrow – Fundraising Success Magazine

Are You “Humbitious” Enough to Lead? – Leader to Leader

Healthy Food, Healthy Communities – PolicyLink

The Fundraising Methods that Worked Best in 2010 – Guidestar

Progress of the World’s Women – United Nations

Social Justice Poster Design Contest – Tides Foundation

Feedback Motivations and Practices among Nonprofit Providers and their Funders – Baruch College

2011 Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Guide – PolicyLink

Community Arts Journalism Challenge – Knight Foundation

1975 Was a Good Year – Shelterforce

Decision Making Flowchart – Amber Rae

June News for Fruition Analysts, Strategists, and Catalysts

Seven Ways to Show your Nonprofit’s Personality – Network for Good

Philanthropy’s Promise campaign – National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Road to Shared Prosperity Story Map – Half in Ten and the Coalition on Human Needs

Partnering for Impact conference – Stanford Social Innovation Review

Don’t Call them “Postracial”: Millenials’ Attitudes on Race, Racism, and Key Systems in our Society – Applied Research Center

275,000 Nonprofits Groups Lose Tax Exemptions After Failing to File Paperwork with IRS – Chronicle of Philanthropy

Mistakes in IRS List Cause Headaches for Some Nonprofits – Chronicle of Philanthropy

Philadelphia City Council Passes Earned Sick Day Bill – Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces

Spiritual Activism and Liberation Spirituality: Pathways to Collective Liberation – Racial Equity Tools

Blurring the Dividing Lines – Creating the Future

“It Changed My Life:” Betty Friedan, as Writer and Grandmother – SheWrites

Daring to Lead 2011 – Meyer Foundation

Pie chart infographic stencil – from FLONG

Gene Sharp: The Barrier of Impossibility – Waging Nonviolence

Thinking in Systems – Sustainability Institute

Choice Map – Inquiry Institute

Renie Britenbucher artwork –