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Staff Blog: New Business Trends in Philanthropy

January 16th, 2015 Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates, Staff Blog

A number of new business and revenue models are emerging that are changing the landscape of philanthropy. Fox Advancement brings an unparalleled understanding of new business trends to help our clients leverage their strengths and accelerate organizational growth. In this month’s consultant blog, I’d like to highlight four cutting-edge revenue models. Public Benefit Corporations. Minnesota now […]

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Client Spotlight: Health Commons

December 19th, 2014 Client News, Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates

Located in the Minneapolis Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Health Commons was created in 2011 through a partnership between Fairview Health Services, Augsburg College, and the East African Health Project. This nurse-managed drop in health and wellness center is a welcoming space that provides health-related education, medication management and health screenings. Organized and facilitated education groups focus on […]

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Staff Blog: Planting the Seeds to Grow Foundation Support

December 19th, 2014 Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Staff Blog

Thanks to the Internet, identifying the foundations that may be interested in supporting your organization is right at your fingertips. Foundation websites and funder directories often provide in-depth information on a funder’s priorities and interests, as well as instructions on how to submit a grant application. But before jumping into a foundation grant application, it’s […]

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Staff Blog: Building Your Grant Masterpiece

November 20th, 2014 Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates, Staff Blog

We grant writers regularly face many choices in our grant writing adventures. For each funder, we have to determine the best way to build the perfect application that not only articulates our organization’s work but makes a compelling case for the funder’s support. Add in unique funder requirements, multiple staff perspectives, page limits, and deadlines, […]

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Client Spotlight: TuitionMatch-MN

November 20th, 2014 Client News, Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates

Six Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) two-year colleges have launched TuitionMatch-MN, a student tuition savings program that will increase the number of low-and middle-income students who earn a two-year college degree or credential with minimal student debt. Through a pilot $1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services under the Assets […]

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Staff Blog: Ready or Not, Prepare for Give to the Max Day!

October 24th, 2014 Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates, Staff Blog

Thursday, November 13 marks the sixth annual Give to the Max Day, Minnesota’s 24-hour online charitable giving extravaganza hosted by GiveMN.org.  The popularity of this event has exploded the past several years, making it a can’t-miss fundraising opportunity. Last year’s event resulted in Minnesota nonprofits and schools raising a record $17.1 million from 52,000 donors […]

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Client Spotlight: HealthFinders Collaborative, Inc.

October 24th, 2014 Client News, Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates

Ten years ago, community collaborators in Rice County, MN, had a vision. They imagined a community in which all people, regardless of income or background, had access to high-quality, culturally appropriate healthcare; a community in which all people had the ability to live healthy lives. The vision became a reality in 2005 with the founding of HealthFinders […]

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Staff Blog: Are you ready for a campaign?

September 25th, 2014 Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates, Staff Blog

Careful planning will lay the groundwork for a successful campaign launch. Launching a capital campaign requires preparation, motivation, and dedication. A number of internal and external factors can impact a campaign’s outcome, and there are several steps to be taken and questions to be answered to ensure campaign readiness and success.  Below are some essential elements to […]

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Client Spotlight: Springbrook Nature Center

September 25th, 2014 Client News, Fox Monthly Insider eNewsletter, Recent News and Updates

Created in 1974, Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley, MN, is more than a park—it is a success story in sustaining a natural environment that is enjoyed by thousands of Minnesotans each year. A decade ago, volunteers banded together to save Springbrook’s 127 acres of wildlife habitat from commercial development. Because of their vision and hard work, […]

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