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Nonprofit Insight — Highlighting ‘New Global Citizens’

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NGC Team Leaders & Advisor (Daniel Goman) at last fall's documentary night. Chosen global issue: Environmental Sustainability (Water Specifically), NGC Global Project: Global Women's Water Fund.

New Global Citizens is a Tempe-based nonprofit with the mission to activate individuals to use their knowledge and skills to impact the global community. Our unique and innovative programs provide students with a global perspective, the opportunity to create change, and the skills they need to thrive in a global knowledge economy.   Specifically, students […] Read More »

“Our SVPAZ Experience: Partners Reflect on SVP’s Evening with Rodel”, Jerry Barnier and Julie Johnson discuss their experience.

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Jerry and I had a great time hosting SVP’s March educational event.  We were honored to have Jackie Norton, the CEO of the Rodel Foundation, speak about public education in Arizona and the focus of the Rodel Foundation.  We enjoyed networking with SVP Partners who we’ve never met before and hearing other people’s opinions and […] Read More »

Fast Pitch Orientation with Andrea Beaulieu

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On January 15, 2015, SVP Arizona’s 20 nonprofit Fast Pitch semi-finalists and 3 student groups took part in a wonderful coaching session with speech coach extraordinaire, Andrea Beaulieu. Having provided her expertise to over 60 of the Fast Pitch semi-finalists to date, Andrea is a SVP Arizona Fast Pitch Veteran. During her interactive presentation, Andrea […] Read More »

Grant Writing Lunch and Learn with Jeremiah Smith

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This past Wednesday, we had the pleasure of hosting an SVP Investee grant writing lunch and learn session with Jeremiah Smith, a grants professional.  During his time with us, Jeremiah answered the burning questions our investees had in regards to grants. Michael Shelton, the Board Secretary for SVP Arizona Investee Tigermountain Foundation, said “I found […] Read More »

Fall Partner Meeting

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On Wednesday, October 1st, SVPAZ held the Annual Fall Partner Meeting at John and Suzanne Hensing’s beautiful home.  With the smooth background music by Clarinets for Conservation, the food from Helpings, and, of course, the wine, the event was absolutely delightful! This festive evening was also a time to conduct official SVP Arizona business.  In […] Read More »

Big Giving for Small Nonprofits: How to Leave Your Legacy with Impact

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Contributed Article By Gretchen Barry   While no one likes reminders of their mortality, there are some decisions that you can make today that will leave a lasting good long after your time on Earth. One of the most important steps you can take now is to choose a smaller, community-based organization to gift a […] Read More »

What Does it Take to Participate in Fast Pitch?

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Have you considered participating in Fast Pitch?  With the opening day for applications quickly approaching (September 15th, 2014), it is important to know the basics to participate. Selection Criteria: Must be designated as a 501(c)3 charitable organization; Must be located in or have significant operations in Maricopa County; No restrictions based on organizational size, budget […] Read More »