Fundraising for Non-profits

Need a Working VS Governing Nonprofit Board of Directors? Starting a Nonprofit [Video]

Need a Working VS Governing Nonprofit Board of Directors? Starting a Nonprofit

Starting or growing a nonprofit? Here are 2 types of Nonprofit Boards. #Nonprofits #Nonprofit #boardofdirectors

When I started a nonprofit, I knew very little about Boards or how they effectively support the organization. As I launched and grew the nonprofit, I learned: There are generally TWO types of nonprofit Board of Directors: Working and Governing.

If you are starting or growing a nonprofit, I hope this helps!


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Fundraising for Non-profits

Piano Matt - 1000 Lights Fundraising Reel - Uprawr Mental Health Foundation [Video]

We all should care if one more light goes out, even in the sky of a million stars.On Sunday 18th August, Piano Matt be joining a band of 1000 musicians at the Utilita Arena (NIA), where we will perform two classic Linkin Park Songs - In The End and Numb. The aim being to bring a massive number of people together to support and raise money for the amazing UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation.Please support me via my Just Giving Page: UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation offers free mental health support and counselling to people between the ages of 18 and 35 who relate to the rock and alternative music scene. 100% of everything raised and donated will be used to help provide free mental health counselling and services.Whilst my normal piano playing gigs at weddings and concerts might seem a world away from the alternative music scene, music is the energy that can unite us all and something that we all have in common.The thousand-strong band will be joined by well known musicians from Bullet For My Valentine and Funeral For A Friend amongst many others. There will be musicians playing keyboards, guitars, basses, and drums, as well as a strong ensemble of singerscheck out for more info on the event.All donations go to UPRAWR Mental Health Foundation Registered Charity No 1178183

Fundraising for Non-profits

Live coverage of Maine Cancer Foundation fundraiser [Video]

The 17th annual Tri for a Cure, the Maine Cancer Foundation's all-women's triathlon fundraiser, is underway in South Portland.Every year, more than 1,300 women participate in event at the Southern Maine Community College campus.The opening ceremonies started shortly before 6:50 a.m., when American Idol's Julia Gagnon, a Maine native, made a surprise appearance and performance.Watch Gagnon sing "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," a soul classic made famous by Aretha Franklin, in the video player below. Gagnon later performed the national anthem during the opening ceremony.This year's Tri for a Cure has raised a record-breaking $2.13 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation. The event has raised more than $22 million overall for cancer research."It is the highest fundraising number we have ever seen in 17 years," said Julie Marchese, who co-founded Tri for a Cure in 2008 and is serving as race director for the final time.Before the race, Marchese was presented with a plaque that will be permanently placed at the Tri for a Cure finish line in her honor.The Tri for a Cure triathlon consists of a 1/3-mile swim, 15-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. Watch the video below to hear from the Maine's Total Coverage team participating in this year's Tri for a Cure.