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Why one billionaire is calling out Silicon Valley’s favorite philanthropic loophole

Here is an interesting read to start your week.

Houstonians and noted philanthropists Laura and John Arnold and their take on donor advised funds.



Why one billionaire is calling out Silicon Valley’s favorite philanthropic loophole

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Giving in 2016 – survey findings from Dini Spheris

Dini Spheris just issued the results of a survey conducted earlier this year among philanthropic leaders in Houston.  The following infographic summarizes their findings.

source: Dini Speris

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APRA-GH board position nominations open

APRA Greater Houston is accepting nominations for our 2016 board officers.  The job of these board officers is to conduct the business side of the chapter and make sure we operate within the guidelines outlined in our corporate bylaws.

APRA-GH members and friends are invited to submit nominations (including self-nominations) for the following board officer positions:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Membership & Communications Chair.

Submit nominations to aprahouston@gmail.com until September 24th and board officer elections will follow in October.

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Countdown to Summer Workshop 2015

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We absolutely can’t wait and hope to see you there!

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APRA-GH Summer Workshop coming up soon!

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If you’ve been meaning to register, don’t delay!  Just click on the image above to go to the registration page. See you there!

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The Future of Fundraising Research Now

APRA Greater Houston is excited to announce our next workshop highlighting innovative practices and methods in prospect research.

 

We hope to see you there!

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Bookmark this – US metro economic indicators

If you work in a nonprofit organization, national economic indicators are part of the big picture.  These indicators paint a picture of economic disparities and highlight the areas of greatest need for families struggling to maintain their stability and independence. These indicators influence current and future demand for education, healthcare, housing, transportation and social services.  Thankfully, the Urban Institute compiles an incredible amount of insightful and useful data, dashboard style.  Their dashboard includes data compiled for 366 of the country’s most densely populated cities.  Give it a try!

 

 

Drill-down information for Houston–

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This dashboard is amazing!

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