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Changemakers summer reading list

By Janine Vanderburg, President, CEO/Joining Vision and Action  Changemakers summer reading list Looking for something to download on your Kindle before you head out of the office? Or for a leisurely thinking day? We’ve taken the favorite books of nonprofit leaders we’ve interviewed this year for our changemakers blog series and compiled this summer reading [...]

2018-05-21T15:42:04-06:00July 10th, 2017|Blog, Books, Changemakers, Executive Directors|0 Comments

Shopping Social Enterprise for Valentine’s Day

 By Janine Vanderburg, President and CEO, Joining Vision and Action  Shopping social enterprise on Valentine's Day is a terrific way to not only say "I love you" but also to express your values. So with everything going on in the world, has it occurred to anyone else that Valentine's Day is exactly a week away? That [...]

2018-05-21T19:54:46-06:00February 7th, 2017|2017, Blog, Social Enterprise|1 Comment

Four important fundraising lessons: ice cream for Cooper

by Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, Joining Vision and Action Cooper's friends show how fundraising is done! What can Brown and Skinner students teach us about important fundraising lessons? Brown Elementary and Skinner Middle School students out by Mile High Stadium selling ice cream for Cooper, a friend with brain cancer, teach us the most important [...]

2017-01-07T18:50:13-07:00October 9th, 2016|Blog, Fundraising, Unconsultants|1 Comment

Foundation job: James Walton Fund of the Walton Family Foundation

Joining Vision and Action is thrilled to announce that we are launching a search for an Education Director of the James Walton Fund (Name TBD) of the Walton Family Foundation. This foundation job is an incredible opportunity for someone with 10-15 years of experience in education reform, who has great strategic, relationship and network building [...]

2018-05-21T20:00:09-06:00September 29th, 2016|2017, Blog|0 Comments

Lessons from a Budding Social Entrepreneur

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, Joining Vision and Action For over three years, Sarah Hidey helped JVA clients raise money—through grantwriting and through social enterprise development. Using her MBA and her background in international development, as well as her passion for social enterprise, Sarah helped our clients plan earned income ventures, and developed our initial version [...]

2017-07-20T12:07:11-06:00September 28th, 2016|Blog, Changemakers, Social Enterprise|1 Comment

The 3 Books You Must Read if You’re Starting a Social Enterprise

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, Joining Vision and Action What are the best social enterprise books to read before you start your social business? As social enterprise becomes more popular, dozens of books are being published every year on the topic ranging from academic to inspirational. And while my library contains them all, here are the [...]

2017-07-25T14:34:13-06:00September 14th, 2016|Books, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Joining Vision and Action Helps City of Denver Secure Grant Funding to Create Local Jobs and Build Economic Mobility

With Denver's population increasing every year, it is crucial that residents are still able to secure jobs with opportunities for talent development and career growth. Joining Vision and Action is proud to have secured $422,652 in grant funding for the City of Denver's Office of Economic Development to increase the economic mobility of workers in retail and adjacent sectors in [...]

2016-09-12T20:04:17-06:00September 12th, 2016|Joining Vision and Action Media|0 Comments

Joining Vision and Action Alumni: Bringing the Colorado Nonprofit World Together

Amber Alarid If you have been working with Joining Vision and Action (JVA) for a while, you may recognize my name from my Ask Amber blog series that appeared in the JVA 411. If you are new to Joining Vision and Action, allow me to introduce myself—my name is Amber Alarid and I [...]

2017-01-07T18:50:13-07:00August 31st, 2016|Unconsultants|0 Comments

4 Myths about Charging for the Services You Offer as a Nonprofit

By Janine Vanderburg, President/CEO, Joining Vision and Action Have you thought about charging for the services you offer as a nonprofit? Have you been told by your colleagues and board members that you can’t or shouldn’t charge for the services? Myth: The largest source of revenue for nonprofits is grants. Truth: Over 70 percent of [...]

2017-01-07T18:50:13-07:00August 23rd, 2016|Social Enterprise, Training|0 Comments

Denver wins federal grant to improve family, medical leave policies

The City of Denver will spend nearly $130,000 to study ways to improve its paid family and medical leave policies for city employees. The money will come from a grant, announced Tuesday, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau. The $126,091 awarded to Denver is part of $1.1 million the department awarded to state [...]

2016-08-10T20:45:07-06:00August 10th, 2016|Joining Vision and Action Media|0 Comments