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Mesa Arts Center

May 15, 2024 — After a research-based diagnostic and a rigorous review of 12 characteristics and 70 standards, Mesa Arts Center has been reaccredited as a Service Enterprise, a nationally recognized mark of distinction for nonprofit and public organizations that effectively leverage volunteers an...

college program asu women and philanthropy

May 15, 2024 — The College Program for Incarcerated Women, operated out of ASU’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, has received a 2023-24 ASU Women and Philanthropy grant funding award for $50,000....

Nu Lambda Mu

May 7, 2024 — The Arizona State University chapter of the Nu Lambda Mu Nonprofit Honor Society inducted 4 new members as the Spring 2024 class....

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May 6, 2024 — The ASU Lodestar Center's Cogenerational Service Academy, started in 2023 with support from CoGenerate to bring together older and younger indiv...

WCNDC Global Forum

May 1, 2024 — Researchers, professors, students and nonprofit professionals alike gathered at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus April 19-20 for the 2024 West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, hosted by the ...

Ariel Baber talks to fellow participants at a Cogenerational Service Academy session.

April 17, 2024 — Public Allies, the national organization that runs the extensive network of AmeriCorps programs across the country that includes the ASU Lodestar Center’s Public Allies Arizona, launched its inaug...

Gabe Mendoza

April 3, 2024 — In the heart of Tucson, Arizona, a dynamic young leader is making waves in a vibrant initiative that is reshaping the lives of the local youth....

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April 2, 2024 (FastCompany.com) — There are upwards of 1.7 million nonprofit organizations across the country. But that figure includes everything from public foundations to private charities to your hometown’s little league team, as long as it has a tax-exempt status....

Matt Ellsworth

March 20, 2024 — Matt Ellsworth has long been a nonprofit professional, but he didn’t start out that way. ...

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Nonprofit Social Innovation Hub

Over the last several years, we've heard stories of incredible innovation in the nonprofit community. Some nonprofits have adopted new technology to continue their services through the COVID-19 pandemic; others have pivoted to new business models to fulfill their missions. Read their stories and get inspired.

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