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04/10/2014

KY Gives Day 2014 Raises $440,424 to further the work of KY Nonprofits

The final results are in! The second annual Kentucky Gives Day, a 24-hour online giving event benefiting over 400 participating Kentucky charities, raised a grand total of $440,424! “We are absolutely thrilled with the way Kentuckians responded to the second Kentucky Gives Day,” said Danielle Clore, executive director of Kentucky Nonprofit Network Inc., which coordinates the event. “The generosity of Kentuckians, near and far, was amazing — showing tremendous pride in their Kentucky home.” Thanks to generous Kentucky Gives Day sponsors, including presenting sponsor Baptist Health, 23 participating nonprofit organizations shared in $14,300 in total prizes. See the press release.

04/09/2014

Today is KY Gives Day!

Today is KY Gives Day, a 24-hour online giving event benefiting over 400 participating nonprofits across the Commonwealth. Kentuckians near and far are encouraged to go to kygives.org, search for their favorite causes and donate. Thanks to generous KY Gives Day sponsors, including presenting sponsor Baptist Health, nonprofits large and small will earn additional cash prizes and incentives throughout the day.

04/03/2014

KY Gives Day Asks Kentuckians Near and Far to Give on April 9

Kentuckians near and far are encouraged to visit www.kygives.org to click, give and make a difference on Wednesday, April 9. Kentucky Gives Day, a 24-hour online giving event will raise funds for over 400 participating Kentucky nonprofits. Thanks to generous KY Gives Day sponsors, including presenting sponsor Baptist Health, nonprofits large and small will earn additional cash prizes and incentives throughout the day. View the latest press release.

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03/13/2014

Frustrated?

Lots of us are frustrated. I know I am. For some, the weather is frustrating for certain. School closures, potholes from salted roads and being teased on Tuesday with abundant sunshine and a warm breeze only to find ourselves bundling up for a brisk wind and snow flurries yesterday is driving us all to say – enough with winter already! If the weather doesn’t have you frustrated, basketball just might. While what lies ahead for the Kentucky Wildcats is a big unknown, the good news is that a number of other colleges and universities in the Commonwealth are celebrating conference wins and looking forward to tournament play. Add these frustrations to the ups and downs of the legislative session and the general roller coaster often associated with being a nonprofit executive and you’re likely looking for relief – anywhere you can get it. Read more.

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Visit the Best Practice HUB and check out our virtual place for chatting, learning, sharing and exploring best practices for effective nonprofit management. The Hub explores specific best practices from the Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Kentucky guide each month and encourages nonprofits to share their thoughts, implementation ideas and ask questions. Check out one our areas of best practices below and share your ideas.

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