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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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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George Srour – Building Tomorrow, Today.

This is an excerpt from an interview I conducted with Building Tomorrow‘s founder and president, George Srour. Building Tomorrow is an NGO dedicated to building schools in Uganda. I visited Building Tomorrow’s offices and spoke with George about the decision to locate his NGO’s headquarters in Indianapolis,  his inspiration for making a difference, and his thoughts on what it means to…

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