November 28, 2017
Special Announcements:
Here's a little gift from us to you. Enjoy 50% off all workshops through December 2017! Just use the promo code: CYBER50
Spring 2018 Interim Executive Training
Applications Now Open
Support Center's Spring 2018 Interim Executive Director Training program is now accepting applications!

Date: Thurs, 02/15/18 and Fri, 02/16/18
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Support Center, 32 Old Slip, NY
Application Deadline: Fri, 12/22/17
Latest Insights:
Written by Pat Richter

The most frequently made mistakes by newly minted 'grant writers' and how to avoid them.

Written by Laurel Molloy

Specific ways key staff members can positively influence the outcome measurement process.

Written by Kim Mitchell

The truth is, most people love a good story and there is an abundance of literature that speaks to its power.

6 Ways to Improve Your Communications
Written by Ryan Bridges
Effective communication drives the business world as well as healthy interpersonal relationships.

Recap: NJ Impact Economy Gathering
Fall 2017
On Friday, November 17, 2017, the Support Center hosted the fourth NJ Impact Economy Gathering at the Livingston Campus of Rutgers Business School, in conjunction with the NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives and Rutgers Business School. The Gathering brought together a large community of people who are passionate about the burgeoning social impact economy in New Jersey. The audience included a diverse range of nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs, capacity builders, grantmakers, lenders, impact investors, academics, and city and state government officials. Social enterprise presenter's included: Ironbound USA , Little Kids Rock , Arm in Arm , The Senior Residence and Rutgers MBS Capstone Student Groups . The afternoon concluded with a panel discussion with the following speakers: Camila Pazos from Echoing Green , Nell Derick Debevoise from Inspiring Capital and Justin Goldbach from The J.M.K. Innovation Prize . To learn more about the initiative and ways to get involved, click here .
Recap: Stay Ahead of the Curve Symposium
How to Proactively Navigate Risk, Opportunity & Uncertainty
Over the course of the past year in addition to sharing updates about our respective organizations and looking for more opportunities to collaborate, the Ahead of the Curve Coalition also talked a lot about risk. We’ve spoken about language and whether terms such as “risk management” make talking about risk less appealing. We’ve talked about the many facets of risk ranging from funding to staffing to advocacy and fundraising and who in an organization is responsible for monitoring risk. And if talking about language and accountability is this complicated, how do we actually do the work?
New Team Member Spotlights:
Gabriela Barria, Master's Fellow

What are 3 words to best describe you?
Reliable, adaptable, and considerate.

What is one thing you can't live without?
One thing I can't live without is my car, it's my source of transportation and I worked really hard to purchase it. 

Where is your hometown?
My hometown is New Brunswick, NJ but I was born in Lima/Peru.
Justice Montanez,
Fall Intern

What do you like to do in your spare time? 
In my spare time, I like to play video games that range from sports, horror, and action genres.

You're a new addition to the crayon box, what color would you be and why?
I would be the color red. Not only is it my favorite color but red represents power and courage. For me, knowledge is power and talking to others is courageous, these are two qualities that I have learned to get comfortable with throughout college. 
Taye Johnson, Data & Operations Associate

What are three words to best describe you? 
Reserved, humorous, and witty.

Where is your hometown?  
The Bronx, New York.

What is your nonprofit superpower?  
The ability to automate an entire filing cabinet.

We Moved!
 Support Center's new
NJ office address is:
One Gateway Center, Ste. 2600
Newark, NJ 07102
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