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-- Kathy Gardner
Senior Vice President, United Way of Greater St. Louis

Nonprofit News & Trends
Items of interest and significant trends affecting the nonprofit sector, gathered from a review of local, national and trade media.
 
Leadership from the Inside Out
Presented by FOCUS St. Louis and led by Martin Leifeld, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, University of Missouri-St. Louis.   REGISTER
Friday, February 24, 2017
Nine Network of Public Media
Registration & Networking Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Workshop: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Regardless of your position on the org chart, you are a leader. Leadership is not a job but a way of thinking and communicating your values to those around you. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn how to shift your mindset to that of a leader and gain strategies to enable and empower you to lead and impact organizational outcomes.
 

United Way Approves 2016 Allocations & Recommendations (12/16/2015)

 
2015 Philanthropic Landscape
Read our latest media release about our 2015 survey of nonprofits and its results.

Giving USA 2015
Get the Giving USA 2015 Report highlights. Click here…

Equity & Equality Trainings
Click here to get information about trainings from ABFE (Association for Black Foundation Executives)

Best Practices for Managing Outcomes
An Idealware report to help guide nonprofits through the questions they need to ask themselves as they consider the strategy and technology behind how they measure outcomes.

Motivations of Wealthy Donors
The 2015 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth Survey looks at why high net worth individuals give.

Regional Social Services Demographics and Trends
See Amy Rome's presentation at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, September 12, 2013.

Elizabeth George Joins The Rome Group
Longtime local foundation executive Elizabeth George will join The Rome Group consulting firm on February 3... more
 
Charitable Giving During the Great Recession
Read a new research brief from Dr. Rob Reich and the project Recession Trends.More...
 
Charities Report Mixed Messages With Regard to Fundraising (7/19/12)
A majority of local nonprofit organizations appear to have rebounded from the fundraising dip brought on by the recession, but that doesn’t mean they believe the worst is over... more
 
Collective Impact
Our 2011 Philanthropic Landscape event focused on "Collective Impact." Learn more about this concept that is sweeping the country.
 
The Tide May be Turning
A report on the findings of The Rome Group's latest surveys of local nonprofits, grantmakers and individual donors, conducted in May/June 2011. Read more
 
St. Louis titans serve on multiple nonprofit boards
Amy Rome is quoted in this St. Louis Business Journal story about board leaders in the region. June 25, 2010. Read more 
 
Critical year-end gifts are no surprise in generous city
Amy Rome's Commentary in the St. Louis Business Journal, February 18, 2011. Read more.
 
Profile on Amy Rome
The Rome Group's founder was featured in a February 5, 2010 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal. Read the profile.
 
Here Comes the Other Shoe
Amy Rome's commentary in the April issue of C3 Magazine.
 
A Call to Action
Amy Rome's commentary in the March issue of C3 Magazine.
 
The More Thinags Change, the Old Rules Apply
Amy Rome's commentary in the February issue of C3 Magazine.
 
Finding Opportunity
Read Amy Rome's commentary in the August 3, 2009 St. Louis Business Journal.
 
Creative Responses
Read how some local nonprofits leaders are coping in today's economy. Click here.
 
Amy Rome Featured in St. Louis Business Journal
Read about how Amy started The Rome Group and her philosophy of serving the nonprofit sector. Click here.
 
Gateway Center Publishes New Capital Campaign Report
Read about how area nonprofits are faring with their capital and endowment campaigns. Click here.
 
Area Nonprofits Find Creative Ways to Deal with a Down Economy
Read the press release on The Rome Group's 2009 Philanthropic Landscape surveys.
 
The Impacts of the Economic Stimulua Bill on Nonprofits
A special report from the Nonprofit Council of Nonprofits look at this historic legislation and what it means for nonprofits. Here's a second one as well.
 
2008 End-of-Year Annual Appeal Survey
See the results of The Rome Group's most recent survey of local nonprofits' fundraising success.

Recent reports highlighted in Insights e-newsletter
Press Releases
Press Release on 2007 Philanthropic Landscape Report (July 19, 2007)
 
 
Published Commentaries
 
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