How Small Tweaks Lead to Big Outcomes

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County saw a dramatic increase in their impact when they took the time to better understand their client’s need. By making minor tweaks to portions of their program offerings, HHMC not only better served their mission, but ensured the lives of those they served would be bettered for a lifetime.

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How to Listen: Responding and Adapting for Community Development

 Founded in 1964, Hope Southern Indiana, “HSI”,  provides an insightful perspective when it comes to community development.  Rather than seeing other local nonprofits as competitors for funding, HSI sees them as fellow collaborators working towards a better community. They understand that if their mission is to enhance their community, and these other organizations are working…

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Want to Empower the Needy? Collaborate With Them.

 Indian Creek Christian Church, shying away from the traditional food pantry models, employs a unique program model of collaboration between the program’s administration/volunteers and those they serve. This charitable model of serving helps to build self-worth and empowerment for its members.

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Innovation+Adaptation=Philanthropic Success

Living Well in Wabash County is a nonprofit that was nominated for its continually evolving programming. This article explores LWWC’s history and tracks it evolving vision for how to best help the residents of Wabash County.

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Your Needs are Another’s Resource: Organizational Partnership in Indiana

The Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington was nominated for its best practice of collaborative partnerships. In this space I explore with BGCB’s president Jeff Baldwin his beliefs regarding the importance of relational management and why he thinks more non-profits should learn to collaborate.

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