Author Archives: Jess Weaver

A Conversation with Evan Hubbard

Nonprofit features often focus on executive leadership. Conversations with Executive Directors are illuminating and important, providing a sense of organizational vision and leadership; it’s why we were delighted to interview Colby Swettberg, CEO of Silver Lining Mentoring. But program staff … Continue reading

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Meet Colby Swettberg, ED of Silver Lining Mentoring

Silver Lining Mentoring empowers youth in foster care to flourish through committed mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills. We talked to their Executive Director, Colby Swettberg, about what drew her to youth in foster care, what makes … Continue reading

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Why Do I Keep Hearing About “Resiliency?”

Philanthropy loves its buzzwords. High-impact. Data-driven. Donor-centric. I know I’ve heard plenty, and certainly repeated more than a few. So if you have your ear to the ground in trends in the giving and foundation space, you’ve likely come into … Continue reading

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Meet Gary Eichhorn, CEO of Music & Youth

1. What about your job gets you up in the morning? In five words, “It’s all about the kids.” I love to get to know them and watch them perform. I love hearing stories from the Music Clubhouse Directors about … Continue reading

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WhoIsShe? SheGives Blogger Jess Weaver

What made you want to work with SheGives? For one thing, I care deeply about being engaged in and supporting my community: philanthropically, politically, and socially. I grew up with a mom who – having never completed a traditional degree … Continue reading

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