New Book: Connecting to Change the World

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Understanding how social networks – not simply social media – impact your mission effectiveness can shift how you approach your mission.

If you’re not already actively engaged in building and understanding networks, you might simply be curious as to what’s possible.

Connecting to Change the World: Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact by Peter Plastrik, Madeleine Taylor, and John Cleveland, demonstrates the possibilities – and outlines designing, weaving, and managing networks.

 “This book sheds light on why some organizations today feel like heavy bricks, whereas others defy gravity.”

Richard McCarthy, Executive Director for Slow Food USA

With a healthy variety of useful appendices, you’re empowered to begin building, assessing, and, in general, applying lessons learned throughout the text.

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May We Introduce: GrantSpace

GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center®, offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of grantseekers. The Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resources Center is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center. We’re excited about the accessibility of this new resource and think you will be, too.

Take a One-Minute Tour of GrantSpace.

From the About Us page:

GrantSpace is the place for grantseekers to:

EXPLORE in-depth content
ENGAGE with a community of peers and experts
ENERGIZE your fundraising efforts

At GrantSpace, you can: Continue reading