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Archive of: Nonprofit

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Nonprofit Draft Day seeks recruits to serve on boards

Nonprofit Draft Day seeks recruits to serve on boards

Dane County has more nonprofits than any other county in the state. However, many of these local nonprofits have board seats that remain unfilled, despite the fact that Madison has one of the most educated talent pools in the state.

January 2018
Building diverse, equitable organizations requires bias check

Building diverse, equitable organizations requires bias check

The YWCA of Dane County offers training to businesses and nonprofits that want to create equitable and inclusive organizations, something that over the years has led to some anxious moments because the training often requires painful self-reflection.

December 2017

Businessman creates solar energy fund

Cal Couillard, an Edgerton businessman, has created a fund that encourages nonprofits to switch to solar energy.

November 2017

Urgent request: Thanksgiving basket donations down

With Thanksgiving around the corner and basket deliveries beginning Saturday, the Goodman Community Center has put out an urgent request for more basket donations.

November 2017
A very special brand

A very special brand

Members of this year’s Women of Industry class have something in common: a professional brand that can be summed up with one characteristic — problem-solving.

November 2017
Outspoken and driven

Outspoken and driven

Thirty-seven years ago, at about the time former Common Wealth Development executive director Marianne Morton was joining CWD, Justice Castañeda was born into the world in a home on Ingersoll Street. In February, he became Morton’s successor.

November 2017
Women of Industry: Pam McCloud Smith advocates for furry, feathered friends

Women of Industry: Pam McCloud Smith advocates for furry, feathered friends

Among the creative ways that Pam McCloud Smith, executive director of the Dane County Humane Society, has developed to promote animal welfare, she is proudest of reaching out to the community to keep animals in their homes — for the benefit of animals and their owners.

November 2017
Women of Industry: Shannon Barry takes domestic abuse out of shadows

Women of Industry: Shannon Barry takes domestic abuse out of shadows

Shannon Barry is taking a cue from the breast-cancer movement for the benefit of domestic abuse victims by presenting the new DAIS facility as a well-known public space rather than a confidential, undisclosed location.

November 2017

In Kiio WEA Trusts

WEA Trust, the Madison-based nonprofit that provides health insurance plans for state employees, has invested $1 million in Fitchburg-based startup Kiio to help people with lower back pain.

October 2017
What a difference design makes!

What a difference design makes!

It’s the rare nonprofit that can call its offices and facilities palatial. Some are even lucky if they can use the words attractive, modern, or functional when describing their workspace.

October 2017
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