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Ford Foundation to Include Civic Engagement in New Funding Priorities

We recently read some news that our NCDD members and others in the D&D field should find encouraging. The Ford Foundation – the nation’s second largest philanthropic organization by assets – recently announced that after long deliberation and consultation with non-profit organizations, it is changing some important aspects of its focus in giving and how it gives. And we would all do well to take note. In his letter about the change, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker wrote that the Foundation will turn its funding focuses […] (continue)

Davenport Offers CA Cities $50,000 for Public Engagement

We encourage our NCDD members in California to check out an exciting grant opportunity being offered by NCDD organizational member the Davenport Institute. Davenport is offering $50,000 worth of training and support for public engagement work, and the deadline to apply is Sept. 14th, but don’t wait to apply. You can learn more in the announcement they recently made below or by clicking here. 2015 Davenport Institute Public Engagement Grant Program Application Period Now Open! If you have a public engagement project that could use some financial support, […] (continue)

Director of Public Engagement Opening at Public Agenda

We are pleased to announce that the good people at Public Agenda, one of our NCDD member organizations, recently announced that they are hiring for a new Director of Public Engagement. It’s a great job opportunity that many of our NCDD members would be an excellent fit for, so make sure to apply as soon as you can! Here’s some of how Public Agenda describes the position: The director of public engagement leads a team in the development and execution of public engagement projects on a variety of local and national […] (continue)

Job Opening with Healthy Democracy

We are pleased to announce that the good people with Healthy Democracy, one of our NCDD member organizations, recently announced that they are hiring for a new Program Manager. I have to admit, I’ll be a little jealous of whoever gets this position, which will include opportunities to travel the country promoting the Citizens’ Initiative Review, building partnerships, institutionalizing deliberation into American democracy! It’s a great job opportunity that many of our NCDD members would be an excellent fit for, but the deadline to apply is March 31st, so make sure […] (continue)

$3M Knight Competition Seeks Ideas for Increasing Civic Participation

Today, the Knight Foundation begins accepting submissions in a competition for part of a $3 million pot that we know many of our NCDD members could do well in. The Knight News Challenge calls for creative ideas about how to increase civic participation around elections, and we encourage all of our NCDDers to consider applying before the March 19 deadline. You can learn more in the KF blog piece below or by visiting www.newschallenge.org. On Feb. 25 we will open the next Knight News Challenge with this […] (continue)

Job Opening with the William D. Ruckelshaus Center

We are excited to share that the William D. Ruckelshaus Center – one of the wonderful co-sponsors of our NCDD 2014 conference – is hiring! The Ruckelshaus Center is seeking a Development and Communications Coordinator to work with them in Washington state, and will be accepting applications until February 25th. Ruckelshaus works to foster collaborative problem solving across the Pacific Northwest, and we know that many of our NCDD members could be a great fit for the job. Here’s how the position is described: The Development and Communications Coordinator […] (continue)

Executive Director Opening with PACE

We recently learned about a great executive director position open with our friends at Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) that we think a number of our NCDD members would be great for, so we’re sharing about it here. We encourage you to read PACE’s announcement about the opening below or to learn more at www.pacefunders.org. PACE Executive Director Search The PACE board of directors announced its search for a new Executive Director on January 21, 2015. Telephone conversations with PACE members in the fall and a […] (continue)

Job Opening with the Consensus Building Institute

We want to make sure that our members know about an exciting job opening with the Consensus Building Institute, one of our great NCDD organizational members. We know that some of our NCDDers would be a great fit for the position, so check out the announcement below or find out more here. The Consensus Building Institute is seeking a talented, experienced and entrepreneurial Senior Associate for our Washington, D.C. office.  CBI is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to empowering leaders around the world to collaborate, negotiate, and […] (continue)

Apply for Grants from the Taylor Willingham Fund by Dec. 31

For the third year now, our partners with the National Issues Forums Institute are accepting applications for grants from the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund. The $500-$1,000 grants are intended to honor the legacy of Taylor Willingham and her contributions to the field of deliberative democracy by supporting projects in the field, and we highly encourage NCDD members to apply for a grant or to donate to the fund. You can download a PDF of the application form by clicking here, and you can learn […] (continue)

Conflict Resolution Job Opening with the EPA

Be sure to check out the email below about a great job opportunity with the EPA that our director Sandy Heierbacher sent out this weekend over our “Making a Living in D&D” listserv. For more updates on openings in the field, make sure to subscribe to the listserv today! Hi, everybody! The Environmental Protection Agency will soon be announcing an opening for a GS9/11 Conflict Resolution Specialist position located in the Office of General Counsel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Office/Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center (CPRC). The position […] (continue)

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