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BMP Spotted at NYC’s first Participatory Budgeting Vote

Building Movement Project served on the Steering Committee for New York City's first use of Participatory Budgeting. Four city council members each pledged at least $1,000,000 of their discretionary budgets to be used for specific projects that would be voted on directly by district residents. We sent three delegates from Detroit to the corresponding international conference that coincided with the final project vote at the end of March. One of them is spotted in a video that follows two budget delegates as they find out if their project won enough votes to get city funding.

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BMP Project Team member Kim Klein in Nonprofit Quarterly

Read Kim Klein's piece Talking about Taxes from the Fall 2010 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly. Find out more about the nonprofit tax crisis, and why the nonprofit sector needs a unified identity and voice around these issues.

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Somos Mayfair Receives Over $1M to Fund Social Service and Social Change

It’s been a year since we published Making Social Change: Case Studies of Nonprofit Service Providers which featured five human service organizations. The recent announcement that one of our featured organizations, Somos Mayfair, has been awarded over $1 million in funding for both their service and their civic engagement work brings hope and encouragement to human service providers looking to incorporate a social change framework.more

Fundraising for Food: New Demands in the New Decade

Are you an employee or board member of a nonprofit organization in Southeast Michigan providing "food" programs for your community? Looking for more ways to approach fundraising in 2010 and beyond? Join Building Movement Project Team Member, Kim Klein, for an information packed workshop hosted by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and NEW (Nonprofit Enterprise at Work) on April 21 in Detroit, MI. The session is ideally suited for suited for organizations with programs that feed the hungry, encourage good nutrition, teach about sustainable agriculture, or implement hunger-reducing initiatives. more

Canadian Fundraising & Philanthropy Interviews Kim Klein

Project Team Member, Kim Klein, is interviewed on her valuable fundraising experiencing and strategy for the current economic climate. Klein's discussion highlights observations and trends in the nonprofit sector over the past decade, how organizations can build an individual donor program, and the value of intergenerational relationships in the workplace.more

Kim Klein on Fundraising, NAMAC Podcast

Project Team Member, Kim Klein, is featured on a recent podcast provided by the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture. The podcast, titled All Weather Fundraising: How Good Causes Raise Money in Bad Times, is a discussion on the state of fundraising in the current economic climate.

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Working Across Generations Authors interviewed in the Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Pick up the current issue of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal to read an interview with Frances Kunreuther, Helen Kim, and Robby Rodriguez, authors of Working Across Generations.more