The Sisters of Charity Foundation Announces 2014 Leadership Development and Certificate Programs

It's our mission - and pleasure - to share with you information and learning opportunities that further your reach and impact and ultimately strengthen our state.  The Sisters of Charity Foundation’s Leadership Development and Certificate Programs for 2014 were recently posted and we urge you to explore these opportunities. These are offered (at the Foundation’s expense) to nonprofit and faith based practitioners around South Carolina. These are two great opportunities for growing … [Read more...]

Guiding Principles & Best Practices Workshop in Camden!

Are you passionate about your nonprofit service? Nonprofit leaders from Kershaw County are invited to attend a Guiding Principles & Best Practices Workshop, with Ellen Stevenson of SCANPO. Rooted in extensive work done by SC’s most respected nonprofit leaders, the third edition incorporates today’s best thinking about nonprofit effectiveness. Learn how to assess a nonprofit organization’s effectiveness relative to the Guiding Principles & Best Practices and develop … [Read more...]

Sharing Updates with SC ETV Radio

SC ETV Radio's program, the SC Business Review with host Mike Switzer, interviewed SCANPO President, Madeleine McGee on Friday, March 14. Madeleine shared an overview of the recent 2014 Together. For Good. Nonprofit Summit held in Charleston in February. Listen to the interview in podcast format online. … [Read more...]

Nonprofit Fundraising & Social Media Certificate Programs from the College of Charleston!

JobBridge Certificates The College of Charleston’s JobBridge program provides a variety of non-credit certificate courses that prepare upper division students, alumni, and community members for internships, employment, and job advancement. These courses are designed to address workforce demands for a higher level of hard-skills and real-world experiences. Nonprofit Fundraising Certificate Joy Simpson March 10 - April 9, 2014 Monday & Wednesday 6 - 9 pm College of Charleston … [Read more...]

Giving Days Celebrate 100 Years of Community Foundations

We want South Carolina nonprofits to join their regional community foundations and participate in the country's largest single day of giving.  Give Local America is a national giving event with local impact. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first community foundation, Give Local America will be the first field-wide event for the community foundations of America. Through this event hundreds of communities across America are asking people to give back through giving events run … [Read more...]

Let’s Advocate Together. For Good.

Our tagline, "Together. For Good.," conveys the community good we all aim to accomplish. It also tells how we aim to make this happen - by working together. SCANPO’s inaugural South Carolina Nonprofits Together. For Good. Advocacy Award recognizes two distinguished  SC legislators who worked together to bring about good that will benefit all nonprofits. After years of failed attempts to unravel the unnecessary illegality of raffles, these men came together and made it happen in … [Read more...]

You’re invited to participate: 2014 NFF State of the Sector Survey

     Bank of America has partnered with the Non Profit Finance Fund and the Ford Foundation to again sponsor the annual State of the Sector Survey. This is an evolving time for funders and nonprofits alike as we examine community needs and opportunities to improve the lives of individuals and families across the country. In particular, the case for strong leadership, effective volunteer support and the development of new funding streams has never been more important to the … [Read more...]

2014-15 AmeriCorps Grant Competition is OPEN!

2014/15 AmeriCorps Grant Competition The South Carolina Commission for National and Community Service and the United Way Association of South Carolina are pleased to announce the 2014/15 AmeriCorps*South Carolina grant competition. These grants are available to organizations that will place AmeriCorps members in service solely within South Carolina. Selected organizations receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that will engage members in service to meet critical needs … [Read more...]

New Changes to the Nonprofit Job Center!

For some time now, our members have had to have a separate username and password for the Nonprofit Job Center than for the rest of our online services, and had use coupon codes in order to get the membership discount. Those days are officially OVER!  We have made some pretty big changes to the Job Center, thanks to our friends and partners at Job Target! Here's how it works now: If you are a member of SCANPO, and have a member account on our website, then simply click the "Log In" … [Read more...]

Congratulations to the Nonprofit of the Year Finalists!

  First presented in 2003, the annual Giving Back Awards were created to celebrate the philanthropic spirit of the Lowcountry by Charleston magazine and Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina – SCANPO member.  It is a signature celebration during Philanthropy Week in the region. Nonprofit of the Year Award On the night of the Giving Back Awards, the audience will choose the winner by texting their votes for one of the following finalists and help select the 2013 Nonprofit … [Read more...]