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    YMCA EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FUND AND DBD GROUP TEAM UP FOR GOOD

    Posted by DBD Team

    YMCA Emergency Assistance Fund and DBD Group Team Up to Provide Support to YMCA Staff and Retirees in Their Time of Need

    On April 8, 2022, at the national NAYDO Conference, the YMCA Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) and DBD Group announced their partnership to strengthen the EAF’s fundraising efforts to continue to meet the need for crisis assistance. EAF provides financial support to Y professionals and retirees in their hour of need. This is especially significant because the EAF board has recently decided to remove YPN (YMCA Professional Network) membership as an eligibility requirement for an EAF award.

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    Topics: Ymca, Teamwork, partnership, News

    WORKING TOGETHER. FOR GOOD.

    Posted by Sara Luke

     

    This month, we're thinking about thanks... especially for those who support nonprofits in their important work. It's time to think outside the box about stewardship. 

     



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    Topics: Collaborations, Donor Stewardship, Stewardship, Nonprofit, partnership

    DBD PODCAST: FALL FORWARD PART 1

    Posted by DBD Team

    Covid-19 disrupted plans and services for non-profit organizations across the country.  Many programs had to be re-conceived and significant changes were made under pressure.  With these unprecedented circumstances, some significant lessons were learned and in some cases, opportunities occurred.  What creative problem solving arose for leaders and teams and what new community partnerships emerged?  

    In the Fall Forward DBD Podcast series, Jon Simons interviews leaders about how they were able to innovate and serve their community in challenging times.

    In part one, DBD Group's Jon Simons interviews Justin Ihne, CEO of YMCA Plattsburgh in New York.

    Justin shares insights into how he and his team were able to choose "creation" over "crisis", pivot, and deliver exceptional service to their community.

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    Topics: Podcast, Ymca, Big L Leadership, Family YMCA, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership, Covid

    DBD PODCAST: Engaging Local Government as a Major Donor/Partner

    Posted by DBD Team

    As a non-profit, how can you connect with local government policy makers who share your vision to serve your community? 

    What knowledge as a "boots on the ground" organization can you contribute to your collaboration with city or state government elected officials to serve your community better?

    In this month's episode of the DBD Podcast, Jon Simons interviews two leaders in the Richmond, VA area who share their insights about successful partnerships between the non-profit sector and local government: Abigail Farris Rogers,  President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Richmond, and Eva Colen, Manager of Office of Children and Families for the city of Richmond, VA.

    This insightful podcast will give you practical ways to engage with your local government to create partnerships that help to serve your community in deeper ways and help officials to solve problems with more efficient, informed solutions, and better policies.

     

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    Topics: Collaborations, Podcast, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    DBD PODCAST: Partnerships and Collaborations

    Posted by DBD Team

    What are the questions you should ask before engaging in a collaboration? 

    What are the characteristics of successful - and not successful - partnerships?

    In this month's episode of the DBD Podcast, Bruce Berglund, Kellie Wardman and Jon Simons discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with partnering or  collaborating with other organizations. 

    This engaging 24 minute podcast will give you, your team and your volunteers a solid background to making the most of collaborative opportunities that come your way. 

     

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    Topics: Collaborations, Podcast, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    NONPROFIT ECOSYSTEMS PART 2

    Posted by Kellie Wardman

    This is the second of a two-part series. Read the first part here. 

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    Topics: Development, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

    NONPROFIT ECOSYSTEMS PART 1

    Posted by Kellie Wardman

    In a recent strategic planning meeting, a former hospital president suggested to the committee, “We must collaborate, or we won’t survive.”

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    Topics: Development, Nonprofit, Collaboration, partnership

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