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If you got an “out of office” email reply from me earlier this month, it’s because I was attending the Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington (GOSW) conference in beautiful Astoria, Oregon. What happens at a grantmakers conference you may ask? Well, it’s an opportunity
What we began discussing with nonprofits a number of years ago has reached the tipping point. I'm talking about social/new media, of course. Back in 2007, when we saw this trend rolling forward, we offered a three-part workshop series. Our premise was
Topics: CEO Messages
Sometimes you get what you ask for… We asked for million dollar ideas4oregon, and we got them. If you’re counting, we had 542 submissions. In short, you blew us away. We are so impressed and grateful that hundreds of Oregonians took the time and devoted their energy to give us their best thinking. It achieved our goals of collecting bold and innovative approaches...
Topics: Tech Tips
Ever get an email from someone who seems to have met you to you, but that you don't remember and that you wanted a little reminder about? Or wanted to know more about someone you know only peripherally? Or want to have a simple and organized way to track notes about these people? You might want to try Rapportive.
While there have been some signs of economic recovery in recent months, we still hear and see much evidence that the Great Recession continues to limit many nonprofits’ ability to raise funds while demand for their services remains great. So we at MMT continue to look for ways to provide extra support to help meet these challenges. As a result, we’re pleased to announce we are offering a special Operating Fund grants program again this year.
I got a slap upside the head this week. But I felt so much better afterward.I don't share much about challenges in my life outside work in this space, I have my own blog for that. But I'm making an exception because something compels me to share this.
In the first quarter of our current fiscal year (April 1 through June 30, 2010), Meyer Memorial Trust made 75 grants and 2 program related investment loans totaling approximately $5.9 million. These awards are listed in our Awards Database and are announced monthly on our website.