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CM Conference Call on Grassroots Grants, July 31

It’s time again for another capacity-building conference call from our organizational partners at CommunityMatters, which is coming up this Thursday, July 31st from 4-5pm EST. The topic of this latest call is “Grassroots Grants“, and CM will be partnering with Janis Foster Richardson, the Executive Director of Grassroots Grantmakers, to host it. They introduce the call’s topic like this: Is your community a place for possibilities? Can residents bring their ideas to life, take risks, make connections and ply their creative skills? Grassroots grantmaking focuses on helping organizations […] (continue)

Center for Collaborative Policy Job Openings

Our colleagues at the the Center for Collaborative Policy – an NCDD organizational member – have recently announced three promising job openings at their California State University, Sacramento campus. We know some of our NCDD members would be a perfect fit for these positions, so we encourage you to find out more in CCP’s announcements below. Job Announcement – Business Development Director The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is recruiting for a Business Development Director.  The successful applicant will have experience in attracting significant […] (continue)

Fusion Partnerships Wins Social Activist Award

We hope you’ll join us in congratulating NCDD supporting/founding member Polly Riddims and the wonderful team at Fusion Partnerships on recently being awarded the Social Activist Award from the Justice Studies Association. We are proud to count Polly and her team as part of our NCDD community, and we hope you’ll take a moment to read the Fusion team’s statement on their award below.  On Friday, May 30, 2014, Fusion Partnerships, Inc. received the Social Activist Award from the Justice Studies Association in recognition for their continuing […] (continue)

Announcing the 2014 All-American City Award Winners

We hope you will join the National Civic League and NCDD in congratulating the winners of the 2014 All-American City Awards. The NCL, an NCDD member organization, used this year’s awards to give a special focus to healthy communities. We encourage you to read the NCL press release below or find more information at www.allamericacityaward.com. The National Civic League announced the ten winners of the 2014 All-America City Awards (AAC) tonight. The award is given each year to towns, cities, counties, neighborhoods and metropolitan regions that demonstrate outstanding […] (continue)

Grassroots Grantmakers Seeks New ED

We recently saw theannouncment that NCDD member Janis Foster Richardson will be stepping down as executive director of a great organization, Grassroots Grantmakers, and that the search is on for a new ED. We wish Janis the best of luck in her transition, but we also hope that other NCDD members will be interested in the ED position, so we encourage you to read the announcement below or find out more at www.grassrootsgrantmakers.org. Greetings to all in the Grassroots Grantmakers network. As you may know, we will […] (continue)

Davenport Accepting Public Engagement Grant Applications

We are excited to share with you that our organizational partners at the Davenport Institute have opened the application process for their 2014 Public Engagement Grant Program. The grant is perfect for NCDD members, and we highly encourage you to apply before the September 12 deadline. You can read more about the program below or find out more by clicking here.  If you have a public engagement project that could use some consulting help, now is the time to apply for the seventh annual Davenport […] (continue)

Gleitsman Activist Award Nominations Open

We recently learned about a great award being offered by the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government that we think would be well-suited for some of our NCDD members and their networks. Nominations for this honor are open until July 5th, so make sure not to delay if you want to nominate someone. You can read more below or find more info here. We are excited to announce the opening of the nomination period for the 2014 Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award. […] (continue)

PBP Recognized with Brown Democracy Medal

We are proud to announce that our friends at the Participatory Budgeting Project – an NCDD organizational member – are the first-ever winners of Penn State’s new Brown Democracy Medal! Please join us in sending a huge congratulations to PBP for this well-deserved award. You can read more below, find Penn State’s original announcement here, or see PBP’s press release here. A national organization that empowers citizens to exert greater control over public spending was selected as the first recipient of the Brown Democracy Medal, […] (continue)

Scholarship of Engagement Award Deadline Approaching

For our higher education-based members, we wanted to make sure you heard about the 2014 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty. The award deadline is next Friday, May 16 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time, so don’t delay in sending in your nominations. You can read more about the Lynton Award below or find more info here. Sponsored by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) and the Center for Engaged Democracy (CED) at Merrimack College, the 2014 Ernest A. Lynton Award […] (continue)

Ash Innovations Award for Public Engagement in Government

We recently heard from NCDD supporting member Archon Fung of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government about an exciting new award for public engagement that we wanted to make sure our members knew about. The award is aimed at helping effective engagement practices grow and develop, and we hope some of you will apply. You can read more about the award below or find more information at www.innovationsaward.harvard.edu.  APPLY FOR SPECIAL $100,000 AWARD IN PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND PARTICIPATION Harvard Kennedy School invites you to apply for the Roy […] (continue)