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Cohort Kickoff: Strategic Financial Models

On Tuesday, Feb 9, approximately 40 nonprofit CEO, CFOs, and senior leaders gathered to strengthen their knowledge of strategic financial models and spend time aligning financial and strategic priorities.

The full-day training was hosted by The Forbes Funds and led by Fiscal Management Associates (FMA) CEO Hilda Polanco and Director John Summers.

Final Achieve Fundraising Session Wraps; More Trainings Coming in 2016


At our final session in a five-part series, Derrick Feldman of Achieve revealed the findings of a year-long cohort of Pittsburgh nonprofits. The cohort worked hands-on with these organizations to personalize and improve their annual campaigns via direct mail and email solicitations, based on tested and proven practices. Here are some of the overall findings:

Data Shows Time is Up for the Governor and the Legislature to Pass a Final State Budget

On October 5, The Forbes Funds and Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership issued the press release below. The release is available to download here as a pdf. More information about GPNP's state budget activities is available here

GPNP Leaders in the Post-Gazette: "End the Impasse in Harrisburg"

On September 17, 2015, Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Advisory Team Chair John Lydon and GPNP Public Policy Committee Chair Susan Rauscher published the following opinion piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

End the Impasse in Harrisburg

By GPNP Advisory Team Chair John Lydon and GPNP Public Policy Committee Chair Susan Rauscher, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 17, 2015

And the UpPrize winner is...

The first iteration of UpPrize, the BNY Mellon Social Innovation Challenge culminated on Friday, July 31st in front of an audience of approximately 300, representing non-profits, start-ups, private firms, and investors.  During the event at New Hazlett Theater, attendees heard the polished pitches of the eight UpPrize finalists, and learned the recipients of the $800,000 of grants and investments.


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