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A Crowdfunding Ask
Through the explosion of crowdfunding nonprofits and others have found a new way to ask for help. An alternative to traditional financing, it allows you to raise money for a new venture or project from many people in a short time. Some crowdfunding takes place at an event but most is through […]
Family Started Car Wash to Help Autistic Son
The family of an autistic young man in Parkland, Florida, wanted to help him have a meaningful job that fit his needs. So they created Rising Tide Car Wash. Of its 43 employees, 35 are young adults on the autism spectrum. “We view autism as one of our key competitive advantages,” says Tom D’Erie, whose […]
Burlington, Vermont: 100 Percent Renewable Energy
Maybe in five years 100 U.S. cities will be powered completely by renewable energy.
Dream Analysis, Shell Devil, Carnival
Dream Analysis. Everyone should who makes presentations should watch Nancy Duarte’s video analysis of Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream Speech.” Brain Pickings has more here. Everyone who makes presentations should also study Duarte’s great book Resonate (and watch her TED talk) Links Here. You can watch the full “I have a Dream” speech here. […]
Steal Ideas, Borrow Heavily!
Isaac Newton said, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” A great thought. Actually, he borrowed that image about borrowing.
Nonprofit Helps: Citi Bikes, Crowdfunding
Dan Frommer’s post on NYC’s new Bike Sharing system shows from a personal perspective how a single new ingredient in a complex system can make big changes.
A Room with a View
Everyone loves a room with a view, one that overlooks a beautiful harbor, a quaint villa or a mountain range. But one room has arguably the best view in the world, and you can visit it for free.
Paul Hawken on The Movement
At the beginning of his book Blessed Unrest, Paul Hawken talks about a “coalescence of hundreds of thousands of organizations” across the planet.
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Indianapolis Bike Paths. Cities continue to build bike infrastructure (at varying paces) and, as Treehugger reports, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail deserves some attention and congratulations!