Collaboration can harness the potential of people. Empowering people to use their creative passions and endless opportunities can allow organizations with limited resources to align, and grow stronger, even with limited financial resources. 

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Madison Nonprofits a World of Difference

Madison Nonprofits provide the glue— that sticky, almost intangible quality that keeps Madison vibrant, supportive, exciting, and beautiful. Take a look how…



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DreamBikes - Madison on the cover of Madison Magazine! Congrats! Can’t wait to read.

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So Obama did… »

So Obama did something AMAZING this week. You know, besides being the president thing. Reshared via Our Lives Magazine

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Ride the Drive… »

‎Ride the Drive coming up June 3. Thanks to MSCR-Madison School & Community Recreation for sharing and Ride the Drive for the great photo album. Some great pictures folks.

Clint Thayer, Photographer

Clint Thayer, Photographer »

‎Clint Thayer, one of the excellent photographers who volunteered their time for last year’s Madison Nonprofit Day Stories: Photo Exhibit, just posted this great collection of portraits. Look at those eyes. Check out the entire album.

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Wisconsin Science Festival »

2011 is the inaugural year of Wisconsin Science Festival is based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Science Festival celebrates curiosity and creativity; it helps build a community of people committed to sharing in the enterprise of science as exploring the unknown.

Wisconsin is a state with a history of science and technology innovation. In Madison… Source: Wisconsin Science Festival

Alliant Energy Foundation: Provides grants to Madison-area non-profits »

The Alliant Energy Foundation contributed $70,975 to 33 organizations in the Madison area in the second of three grant cycles in 2011. The grants ranged from $500 to $5,000 and were given to help fund a variety of community-based initiatives and projects.

MADISON, Wis. – September 15, 2011 – The Alliant Energy Foundation contributed $70,975… Source: Wisconsin Business

Donors pledge $1 for Every New Social Media Follower

Donors pledge $1 for Every New Social Media Follower »

Will and Jenny Hsu, of Minneapolis, pledged to give $1 to the Great People Scholarship for every new person to follow UW-Madison or the Wisconsin Alumni Association on Facebook or Twitter—up to $50,000.

A family of UW-Madison boosters have come up with a novel way to give scholarship money while also increasing support for the… Source: Madison.com

Urban League of Greater Madison

Urban League of Greater Madison »

The Urban League of Greater Madison is a local instance of the national Urban League organization. It works to provide life improvement to not only the African-American community but for many people seeking to improve their lives. This video presents Alicia Knasinski and Sterling Link of the ULGM talking about the many efforts underway and the highlights the amazing resources…

The State of Working Wisconsin

The State of Working Wisconsin »

The State of Working Wisconsin is a biennial report, produced by COWS, that offers a comprehensive review of the status of jobs and workers in Wisconsin. On alternate years, we produce a short update report instead of the full report. The State of Working Wisconsin is filled with data and analysis of jobs, wages, poverty,… Source: The Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS)

Nonprofit Economic Impact Report

Nonprofit Economic Impact Report »

In 2010, FCI conducted a more in-depth survey, 2010 Wisconsin Nonprofit Economic Impact Report, to understand how nonprofits continued to overcome the biggest challenge of all- namely, how to serve more constituents with fewer resources. We surveyed four areas: future outlook funding; cash flow and capital; organizational capacity and collaborative readiness. Source: Forward.Community.Investments

Harry Webne-Behrman

Harry Webne-Behrman"s ‘Culture of Generosity’ »

Harry Webne-Behrman will be a speaker at Saturday’s TEDx conference in Fitchburg, a gathering of about 120 people who will talk about Technology, Entertainment and Design that is similar to other events held across the country and around the world.

Webne-Behrman’s topic: The Culture of Generosity Project, an effort he is helping to start that… Source: Wisconsin State Journal