How to Be a Great Donor & Philanthropist

We are soon launching an online class for anyone who wants to learn how to be a great donor, a great philanthropist and how to increase the impact that you want to have in the world. This class, Mastering the Art of Impactful Giving, will be open to anyone, anywhere. Sign up here to be…

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What is a fiscal sponsor?

Many community leaders approach Cultivate asking for financial support. Though we cannot give grants or other financial support to people in our program, we do help them find a fiscal sponsor. Fiscal sponsorship is an important aspect for community organizations seeking support from donors in the USA. Here is a section of our Introduction to…

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A new cohort of community leaders

This month, we offered 12 community leaders scholarships to our program. The training has begun, they are working their way through our introductory courses, and will be in our training program for the coming two years. Our mission is to equip people for locally-led social change. This cohort consists of 12 individuals from eight different…

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Suggested Resources for Deeper Learning

If you are an ally, donor, supporter or advocate for social change, please take the time to grow your understanding and capacity for transformative partnerships. We suggest the following to get you started. Courses Cultivate’s Introduction to Asset-Based Community-led Development & Community Empowerment course. This course is written for those leading social good efforts; however, anyone can…

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Overcoming Learned Helplessness

How can we support people in finding ways to overcome their dependency and helplessness even when they are not the ones to blame? The process of overcoming helplessness and dependency starts with the heart and mind, and is anchored in hope.

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Self-Reflection: Time Management

How Do You Manage Your Time? In our intro course, we ask our trainees to evaluate their time management. Whether you are in a culture that highly values time, or in a culture where time is held more loosely, your relationship to time is important. As leaders of nonprofits, NGOs, and community-based organizations, we likely have…

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