Editor’s Note: Through a series of posts, we present, “Making the Most of Youth Mentoring: A Guide for Funders” In this post, Dr. Carla Herrera surveys different approaches to mentoring, highlighting the positive indicators and red flags Original Publisher(s): Public/Private Ventures. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License, with permission from the Foundation Center). […]
Written by Janet Forbush, Senior Advisor with the Center for the Advancement of Mentoring June 2017 Background: The wide range of public policy activity at the federal level in recent weeks sets the tone and shapes the body of the content for the June Chronicle column on policy. Primary features review the implications of the […]
by Jean Rhodes Why do people give their precious time and resources to strangers? Is it pure altruism or are there other motivational forces at work? This is an intriguing question that has implications for our efforts to encourage volunteerism and charitable donations. Fortunately, a growing number of scholars have focused on non-profit organizations as an […]
Editor’s Note: We are thrilled to provide you with this report, written by mentoring expert Dr. Carla Herrera, aimed at providing funders with guidance in determining which mentoring programs to support. Through a series of posts, we present, “Making the Most of Youth Mentoring: A Guide for Funders” (Original Publisher(s): Public/Private Ventures. This work […]
The Skills to Pay the Bills: An Evaluation of an Effort to Help Nonprofits Manage Their Finances by Karen Walker, Jean Grossman, Kristine Andrews, Nicholas Carrington and Angela Rojas DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT (PDF) › This study examines a Wallace Foundation-sponsored initiative aimed at improving the financial management skills and practices of 25 Chicago after-school providers […]
Posted by Patricia Donovan-Buffalo Charitable fundraising used to depend primarily upon a charity’s size, efficiency, and longstanding reputation. Now, researchers find that sites like Kickstarter, Razoo, Facebook, and Twitter have created a more level playing field in the nonprofit world, one where successful use of technology can make up for limited organizational size. Technology and social […]
From Youth Today Louis S. Schafer, Schoolhouse Partners, 2014 Funding Sources for Children and Youth Programs” is a well-organized print directory that provides a bountiful amount of information about public, private and governmental funding opportunities for grant seekers — from tips on writing grants to more than 3,000 annotated records that provide the grant’s focus and […]
Editor’s Note: Here is the second installment of this important report, written by mentoring expert Dr. Carla Herrera, aimed at providing funders with guidance in determining which mentoring programs to support. Through a series of posts, we present, “Making the Most of Youth Mentoring: A Guide for Funders” Last week, Carla covered the features of quality […]
The World of Children Award program was created to recognize individuals who make a difference in the lives of children in the United States and across the globe, regardless of political, religious, or geographical boundaries. The program makes grants in support of the proven, high-impact programs these individuals have created for children and to ensure […]
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 -
Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.