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Northern Kentucky Young Professionals Announces 2020 Next Generation Leader Award Finalists

FORT MITCHELL, KY – Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP) is pleased to announce the 2020 Next Generation Leader Award (NGLA), finalists. These individuals have been selected by a review panel of community leaders as finalists among…

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Building the Encore Network for the Future, with a New Home at Inspiring Service

Inspiring Service is pleased to announce that it will become the new home of the Encore Network, a membership organization for leaders around the world committed to helping people over 50 explore new ways to…

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Achievement in Innovation Award – Cincinnati Cares

Dedicated Servants and Innovative Programs win Local Public Administrator of the Year Awards Public servants in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky continue to work diligently and creatively to solve societal problems big and small around…

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Will coronavirus be an ‘extinction event’ for local nonprofits?

CINCINNATI — As a United Airlines flight attendant, JoAnn Tholemeier was exposed to coronavirus before most of America knew what to make of it. Now on leave from the airline, she volunteers for Welcome House of…

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LA Mayor’s Office Announcement – Let’s Volunteer LA

  View the full announcement from the LA Mayor's office - here.

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We Care For CLE: Local philanthropist group launches online help tool for nonprofits

CLEVELAND — The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on nearly every part of our society, including the social services sector. Now, a group of local philanthropists are using a new website called WeCareForCLE.org to…

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Independent Sector Webinar

Volunteerism is part of our country’s social fabric, particularly during times of crisis. But COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we can connect with and help each other. Our April 29 webinar, co-hosted by VolunteerMatch and…

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Council on Foundations Webinar

How you can help your community's nonprofit sector recover, rebuild, and be resilient. Nonprofit Tech Firm Offers COVID Impact Tracker to Boost Giving and Volunteering, writes Chronicle on Philanthropy. Join Phillip Lanham, Greater Cincinnati Foundation…

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United Way starts online volunteering platform to help struggling San Antonio nonprofits during coronavirus pandemic

Each year, San Antonio and Bexar County are home to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, groups big and small, that reach out to help the community in a myriad of ways. Like businesses, those groups have…

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Local org launches website detailing coronavirus’ impact on nonprofits

We’ve all heard about the need to support small businesses, especially as coronavirus rages on. But nonprofits have been often overlooked during this crisis. “In most disasters — financial or otherwise — volunteers play a…

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Nonprofit Tech Firm Offers Covid Impact Tracker to Boost Giving and Volunteering

A nonprofit software developer is offering free tools to help major metro nonprofit groups track the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on local charities and recruit volunteers to give their time virtually or in other…

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Need For Volunteers Remains Amid Pandemic

Cincinnati Cares, the local organization that works to connect volunteers to organizations in the region that need them, says it was already seeing a decline in people signing up to help before the stay-at-home orders…

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Tampa Bay SVP CARES launches as an aggregate nonprofit response to Covid-19

Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay has launched a new tool to aggregate data on the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on nonprofits and provide a central place for volunteers and donors to reach nonprofits in need. “In…

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Local philanthropist Craig Young awarded the 2020 Jefferson Award

Craig Young, the founder, and director of Inspiring Service was awarded the 2020 Jefferson Award for Public Service in Greater Cincinnati. Cincinnati Enquirer
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Inspiring Service & Cincinnati Cares Expands as its Impact Grows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 5, 2020 FOR MORE INFO, call 513-910-2584, or email [email protected] Inspiring Service and Cincinnati Cares Expands Team as its Impact Grows Cincinnati’s only nonprofit 100 percent-focused on volunteerism begins 2020…

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Inspiring Service proud to be featured on page 9-10!

Inspiring Service, Cincinnati, OH A few years ago, Inspiring Service, a local nonprofit and parent organization to Cincinnati Cares, partnered with the mayor’s office and community leaders to create an innovative, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly technology that…

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Association of Fundraising Professionals marks National Philanthropy Day with awards, celebration

More than 600 guests from dozens of area nonprofits and businesses gathered for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ annual National Philanthropy Day at Music Hall. The event celebrated the impact volunteers and philanthropists have on…

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Introducing the 2019 Innovate for Good Challenge Finalists

This year marks the second Innovate for Good Challenge, an annual contest presented by Independent Sector and Accenture highlighting social purpose organizations using new I.T. to catalyze change. This year’s challenge recognizes organizations accelerating and scaling changework through the…

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Craig Young matches volunteers with agencies that need them

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY | Volunteer of the Year The last time Craig Young got a paycheck, it was for coaching middle school track and basketball – not always a slam-dunk, he admits. “I wasn’t good…

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National Philanthropy Day – Volunteer of the Year Video

View the entire video of Craig's nomination for the National Philanthropy Day Volunteer of the Year, here.

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Cincinnati entrepreneur Young would like 10 more minutes with Steve Jobs

Craig Young, a former software supplier, is the founder and executive director of Inspiring Service, an organization that uses a tech platform to connect volunteers with nonprofits. Read full Cincinnati Business Courier article here.

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Young used tech expertise to forge easier path for volunteers

Craig Young drew upon his experience as a software supplier and philanthropist to establish Inspiring Service in 2017 and develop a tech platform that he describes as “Yelp for nonprofits.” Read the full Cincinnati Business…

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AFP 2019 Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the Year:  Presented to an individual or group with a record of exceptional generosity who: through a devotion of time has demonstrated outstanding support to a specific organization(s) or cause(s); encourages others to support…

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Here are the Courier’s 2019 Second Act honorees

The Cincinnati Business Courier has announced the honorees for this year’s Second Act awards, a program that recognizes professionals who have forged a new path after achieving success in a different field. This year’s honorees are: Craig…

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CINCY INNO’S 2019 COOLEST COMPANIES

Doug Conant of Campbell Soup once said, "to win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.” Now, with the fact that more than 78 percent of the companies in downtown Cincinnati (alone!) are small businesses,…

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P&G Alumni – Social Fun & Volunteering with Cincinnati Cares

The Cincinnati chapter of the Proctor & Gamble Alumni Network is now partnered with Cincinnati Cares, forging a relationship that provides Cincinnati P&G Alumni with unparalleled ways to engage in and assist with the region's…

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Doug Bolton: Connecting businesses and individuals to volunteer opportunities

For Doug Bolton, volunteerism may well be in his genes. Today, as president and CEO of Cincinnati Cares, it’s his mission. Growing up in Piqua, Ohio, and northern Butler County, Bolton had volunteer parents as…

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Craig Young: Using technology to inspire volunteerism in Cincinnati – and beyond

Craig Young is not new to philanthropy and volunteerism. But his nonprofit Inspiring Service and its local arm, Cincinnati Cares, are bringing a tech-based approach to volunteerism in our region – and beyond. Young, a…

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YWCA Greater Cincinnati’s board of directors to include men for first time in 150 years

For the first time in its 150-year history, the YWCA Greater Cincinnati will include men on its board of directors. On Tuesday, the board voted in the three men: Steve Kenat, director of community development at…

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Cincinnati Cares named state Hub for transforming volunteerism

Local nonprofit Cincinnati Cares has received official designation as a Service Enterprise Hub by the national Points of Light organization, qualifying it to lead nonprofits statewide (Ohio, northern Kentucky) through the transformational evidence-based Service Enterprise Initiative…

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Here are the finalists for our 2019 Innovation & Technology Awards

The Cincinnati Business Courier announced the finalists today for its ninth annual Innovation & Technology Awards. The program recognizes companies that are transforming how we use technology while introducing innovative products and services in Greater Cincinnati. The…

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Mayor John Cranley’s Give One Volunteer of the Year Award given to Inspiring Service

"As Mayor, one of the greatest privileges I have is to ask people to give back to our city. All of our best accomplishments have resulted from just asking people to give back to this…

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Gen2Gen Cincinnati: Program makes it easier for adults to help region’s kids

'Every kid in Cincinnati deserves a shot' At Oyler’s Al Hampton Mentoring Center, Mia and her mentor picked out a book, sat side by side and began reading together like old friends. It’s the kind…

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Cincinnati Cares nominated in Cincy Inno’s Inaugural 50 on Fire

We are pleased to introduce our inaugural 50 on Fire, a celebration of the early-stage businesses, enterprises and innovators who are doing especial work to set the ecosystem ablaze. Craig Young: The founder of Inspiring…

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Cincinnati Cares Launches

In the Spirit of Holiday Giving, Cincinnati Cares Launches Norwood, OH November 16, 2017. Are you, your family or friend group looking to give back this holiday season? What about volunteering with a local non…

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