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Best Skills cohort

November 30, 2022 – In 2015, Megan Traquair approached the ASU Lodestar Center with a unique request. At the time, Traquair served as canon to the ordinary for the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, assisting Bishop Kirk Smith....

Eric Majchrzak

October 31, 2022 – Eric Majchrzak, CEO of BeachFleischman PLLC, has been named Leadership Council Chair of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, which educates, empowers and connects nonprofit leaders to accelerate social impa...

Public Allies Class 17

October 19, 2022 – The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is pleased to announce the launch of the 17th year of its Public Allies Arizona program....

2022 Compensation and Benefits Report

September 2, 2022 – The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation released its new Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report this week, sharing data collected in 2022 from hundreds of nonprofit organizations in Maricopa and Pima counties....

Generations Serving Together grant award

August 10, 2022 — If the older and younger generations had more chances to work together to solve problems and bridge divides, what community good could be achieved?...

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July 27, 2022 — The magnitude of calls for social justice, change and equality over recent years have led organizations to look deeper into their practices and adjust their missions to be inclusive of all people....

Public Allies 2022 graduates

July 11, 2022 — In 2005, Arizona State University’s then-six-year-old Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation was looking for ways to strengthen its already highly effective abilities to recruit and prepare diverse leaders...

Nu Lambda Mu

July 7, 2022 — The Arizona State University chapter of the Nu Lambda Mu Nonprofit Honor Society inducted 11 new members as the Spring 2022 class. This brings to 134 the number of students from ASU who h...

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July 5, 2022, Axios.com — Arizona nonprofits are struggling to get volunteers back to pre-pandemic levels — threatening programs at some major organizations, including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona....

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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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