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Fidelity Charitable interviewed 25 nonprofit leaders on the importance of strengthening infrastructure in the social sector, including nonprofits and philanthropy; read their insight here: Read it here 

We can’t stop reading foundation reviews on Grant Advisor for their crowd-sourced assessments of the grant-writing experience from the applicant side of the process. With support from the Minnesota Council on Nonprofits, and many Minnesota reviewers, there is a robust representation of Minnesota-based funders. Contribute a review, preview funding sources, or share in the joys and pains of the fund development process – without having to write a grant! Read it here

Pollen just published its “50 Over 50” list, highlighting accomplishments of ‘seasoned’ Minnesotans in nonprofit organizations, business ventures, the arts, community engagement and general disruption of norms.  Check out the 2019 profiles to get intrigued, inspired and investigate opportunities to connect with change-makers who aren’t letting myths about aging slow them down. Read it here

From Nonprofit Quarterly, some encouraging reminders about the important work volunteers – or citizen scientists – are doing to document environmental changes, Read it here and how this short-term volunteer engagement can have a long-term impact on perspectives about the role of science in everyday life: Read it here