Alliance for Children and Families changes name and headquarters
October 17, 2014 11:07 AM
The Alliance for Children and Families has announced a name change and moved its headquarters from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C.

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Philanthropic Impact & Insight
October 17, 2014 11:08 AM
Undoubtedly, your life has been improved by philanthropy. When you visit a hospital, attend a college or university, participate in a religious service, listen to community radio or experience the visual or performing arts, you benefit from philanthropy. From the Greek “love of mankind,” philanthropy represents the act of supporting the institutions and causes that to improve our quality of life. Can you imagine what our country would be like without the foresight of Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller? Today, Warren Buffet, Bill and Melinda Gates, Oprah and Mark Zuckerberg have all picked up the gauntlet. While we all may not be able to give to at the level of these noted philanthropists, everybody has the capacity to make a difference. Professional fundraisers help engage individuals and organizations in the philanthropic process.

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Nominate a Health Care Hero by Friday
October 17, 2014 11:11 AM
BizTimes Media is accepting nominations for its Health Care Heroes Awards, which honor individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in our area. The deadline is Friday.

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Kapco wins Wisconsin Business Achievement Award
October 17, 2014 11:14 AM
Grafton-based Kapco Inc. is the inaugural recipient of the Wisconsin Business Achievement Award, presented by the Flowers Family Foundation Inc.

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Greater Milwaukee Committee joins drive for board diversity
October 17, 2014 11:15 AM
Corporate boards in Wisconsin are moving in the right direction with efforts to increase racial/ethnic and gender diversity, but more work is needed, according to a Board Diversity report released Monday by the Greater Milwaukee Committee in conjunction with Milwaukee Women inc.

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Milwaukee Film Festival hits record attendance
October 17, 2014 11:17 AM
The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival drew record attendance over its 15-day run with more than 64,000 attendees among its public film screenings, private education screenings, panel discussions and parties.

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Milwaukee Biz Blog: Summit to intersect community development and creative problem solving
October 17, 2014 11:19 AM
This year's Creative Milwaukee @ Work Summit, presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee, will leverage the talents of the region's creative class to impact three of Milwaukee's top economic and community development projects.

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BizTimes Media 2014 Giving Guide
October 17, 2014 11:21 AM
BizTimes Media’s fourth annual Giving Guide offers southeastern Wisconsin’s business community an outlet to connect with area nonprofit organizations for philanthropic involvement.

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Nonprofit Calendar
October 17, 2014 11:22 AM

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AFP to author monthly column on philanthropy
October 10, 2014 10:41 AM
BizTimes Media is building on its partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter through a new column that will explore the ties between the region’s for-profit and nonprofit communities.

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Wisconsin Philharmonic Orchestra names new executive director
October 10, 2014 10:44 AM
The Wisconsin Philharmonic Orchestra, formerly the Waukesha Symphony Orchestra, has appointed Michael Flanigan executive director, according to announcement the organization made on Monday.

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