Recent News and Updates


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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Fox FLASH: Week of December 29, 2014

December 29th, 2014 FoxFLASH Weekly Email Blast, Recent News and Updates

Weekly News & Updates Competitive Positioning: Why Knowing Your Competition is Essential to Social Impact Success. The opportunities for social innovation are abundant and the range is vast: even in market sectors in which there are many established providers, social impact leaders are often able to uncover previously unimagined opportunities and disrupt long-standing equilibriums—whether with a new product or service, or […]

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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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Fox FLASH: Week of December 2, 2014

December 4th, 2014 FoxFLASH Weekly Email Blast, Recent News and Updates

Weekly News & Updates Measuring Fundraising Performance vs. Fundraiser Performance (Part 1 & Part 2): The organization’s fundraising performance and the fundraiser’s performance are not the same thing. Yes, the fundraiser certainly has an important role and responsibility for the organization’s fundraising performance. However, the fundraiser is not totally accountable for the organization’s fundraising performance. Community Colleges Look to Raise Essential Funds from Private Donors as government funding and […]

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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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FoxFLASH: Week of November 3, 2014

November 6th, 2014 FoxFLASH Weekly Email Blast, Recent News and Updates

Weekly News & Updates: Key Facts on Foundations provides you with what you need to know about the scale of the nation’s foundation community and the grantmaking priorities of the largest foundations. Does your nonprofit engage past board members? Here are some tips on how you can keep past board members involved and continue to acknowledge their support. As the economy continues to recover from the Great Recession, […]

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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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FoxFLASH: Week of October 6, 2014

October 9th, 2014 FoxFLASH Weekly Email Blast, Recent News and Updates

Weekly News & Updates Find out about the recent, significant changes to Give to the Max Day including an upcoming deadline for updating your GiveMN page. Giving to nonprofit health care institutions in the United States during fiscal 2013 increased more than 3 percent compared to 2012 and more than 20 percent since the low point of the recession four years ago. For nonprofit organizations […]

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