Nicole Brandt

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A Massive Aquaponic Lettuce And Fish Farm Will Grow In A Brooklyn Warehouse

In a year, a startup plans to produce 180,000 pounds of food for local grocery stores and restaurants.<p>“We build industrial-scale ecosystems.” So says Jason Green, CEO and co-founder of Edenworks, a Brooklyn-based urban farming startup. Unlike a typical indoor farm–a sterile environment, sometimes …

Aquaponics

12 Hidden Treasures of Paris

Reading time: 7 minutes<br>Are you tired of the mainstream attractions and destinations you always see when reading itineraries and blogs about Paris? Do …

Paris's top 10 hidden shopping passages

Whether splendidly restored and full of chic boutiques or run-down and quirky, the historic shopping arcades of Paris offer retail therapy par excellence<p>At the end of the 18th century, town planners in Paris created a labyrinth of hidden <i>passages</i> across Paris. Over the years many fell into disrepair …

Hidden Paris: The Secret Spots That Parisian Locals Don’t Want Us to Find

So, you’ve managed to see the <b>Eiffel Tower</b>, the <b>Catacombs</b>, the <b>Louvre</b>, the <b>Pantheon</b>, the <b>Palace of Versailles</b>….. the list could go on and on. But do you …

The Top 5 Mistakes Nonprofits Make When Attempting to Engage Celebrities

The Olympics have long come to an end and America has a whole new set of heroes and celebrities with newfound fame and glory. As a marketer, it was …

How charity: water Has Reinvented the World of Charitable Giving

Hiring a Development Director

As nonprofit organizations grow and begin to diversify their funding bases, they need to get help raising dollars and generating resources. …

Great Expectations: How Executive Directors Can Create Powerful Fundraising Partnerships

Share5<p>Share<p>Tweet2<p>Email<p>Shares 7<p>We routinely hear desperation among community nonprofit executive directors about finding and keeping a good …

Leadership Search Partners

A Nonprofit's Reputation Rests on the Quality of Its Directors

<i>Reputations are universally seen as valuable, but reputation risk is poorly understood. As a result, reputations are left unnecessarily at risk.*</i><p>Reputation matters in the nonprofit world. Few nonprofit boards exist today that don't worry about how they are perceived in the communities or …

Leadership

The Perfect Week in Nicaragua With Kids

<i>Photo by Heather Mundt</i><p>In just under 10 short years since I first started traveling to Nicaragua, the questions I receive have changed dramatically from, "Why would <i>anyone</i> go to Nicaragua?" to "What should I do when I visit Nicaragua?"<p>No longer a dodgy destination for those of us old enough to …

National Parks

9 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2015

Over the last six months Nonprofit Tech for Good has bookmarked over 50 fundraising tools to prepare for this blog post. When the time came to write …

NGOs

5 Tips for Getting Celebrities Involved With Online Cause Campaigns

<i>The Stars of Social Good Series is supported by CITGO and the Fueling Good Campaign, helping to change the world through contributions to local</i> …

Book Review: Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa, A unique approach to corruption conundrum

By Robert Wundeh Eno<p>Kolawole Olaniyan’s Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa is a unique departure in many senses from typical books on …

A letter to … The social worker in our adoption process

The letter you always wanted to write<p>Three years ago, a miracle came to live with us. Two years old, blond-haired, blue-eyed, charming and cheeky, she was naughtier than a bag of monkeys. Looking like an exact mixture of my husband and me, it seemed she was meant to be ours. “She’s perfect for …

Disability

The Nonprofit Ethicist: Divided Board Loyalties and Fundraising Quandaries

From confusions around duty of loyalty to the advisability (or not) of regifting gifts in kind, there is no complicated situation that the Nonprofit …

Nonprofits

"Son Of The Congo" Documentary | OnSMASH

You may know of <b>Serge Ibaka</b> through his sweltering defense for the <b>Oklahoma City Thunder</b>, but most don’t really know the story behind the man himself. …

The Man Who Mends Women: Congolese doctor unveils new documentary

A new documentary by the winner of an EU rights prize highlights the stories of women who have been raped during the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>The Man Who Mends Women focuses on the work of Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist who won last year’s Sakharov Prize.<p>In 1999, Mukwege set up …

Help a family get clean, safe water

780 million people – about one in nine – lack access to safe water. And 2.5 billion people lack access to a toilet. Water.org is dedicated to …

Top Fundraising Books for Nonprofit Management (Updated March, 2015)

The Double the Donation team loves Netflix as much as everyone else, but we also love books. Our interests range from <i>The Hunger Games</i> to <i>Anna Karenina</i> …

What nonprofits can learn from Uber and AirBnb

My interview with Brian Walsh is over. He summons an Uber, and shows me his phone. The driver has a 4.7 rating. Reliable.<p>Disruptive startups like …

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons from March Madness

It's the best time of year for college basketball fans: the start of the NCAA college basketball tournament. March Madness is in full swing, with the …

National Championship

Skoll | Social Entrepreneurs Driving Large Scale Change

Sustainable Solutions at the Base of the Supply Chain: The Case for Cocoa<p>Paul MacekWorld Cocoa Foundation<p>2018 Skoll World Forum Curation: Reflecting …