Students in New Course to Create Sustainable Solutions in Fairfax

October 31, 2014

I am very pleased to announce a new course for Spring 2015, that will engage Mason students in the community in a whole new way: social enterprise.  Historically, solutions to community challenges have been the role of the non-profit and government sectors.  But what if we created solutions that were profit-generating, and integrated efforts across […]

NPF Speaker: Cyber Fundraising and Cross Sector Partnerships

October 9, 2014

The 2014 Nonprofit Fellows had yet another great speaker.  This week in Professor Twila Johnson’s NCLC 441: Principles of Fundraising class,  Kate Olsen, formerly of “Network for Good” shared her experiences and some excellent resources.  Topics included cyber fundraising, payment processing and driving traffic.  She now works with a communications consulting firm, and discussed partnerships, including those […]


October 1, 2014

Guest Blogger from Mason’s 2014 Nonprofit Fellows program: On Saturday, September 20, 2014, actress and goodwill ambassador for U.N. Women, Emma Watson, appeared before the United Nations to discuss a new campaign called “HeforShe.”  The goal of this campaign is to involve men actively in the effort to end violence against women.   Proponents of the […]