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Fundraising Ideas and Grantwriting Tips for Nonprofits and Charities

In Funding, Publisher Channel, Resources by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

   On July 8th, 2022, Mary Kurek, Frontrunners Development President, and CEO along with Aaron Smith, Ph.D., Founder of Workplace Readiness Solutions, hosted a webinar to deliver fundraising ideas and tips along with grant writing information and resources.  The mission was to help nonprofits and charities build sustainability into their budgets.  The webinar was video recorded and is shared …

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Pareena Has a FoodLoop Ecosystem Model That Turns Concrete Cities into Waste-Reducing Farms

In Climate, environment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Pareena Prayukvong lives and works in Thailand where soil is rare and big buildings dominate the landscape. When you are dedicated to reducing waste and toxins in the air, you have to get creative, and she has. Pareena is a trainer and co-creator at The Network, an NGO focused on sustainable development in Thailand. She and the team work …

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Free Webinar – 25 Fundraising Ideas and Grant-Seeking Tips

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

From Mary Kurek, Frontrunners Development, Inc. It’s time!  Lots of charities and nonprofits have been asking us where to find funds for small projects or just to boost budgets.  So, Frontrunner Aaron Smith, Ph.D. of Workplace Readiness Solutions and I got together and decided to share what we know from our collective (almost 60) years of working on nonprofit and …

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Ahmed Abdelatif is a Sudanese Diplomat Particularly Focused on Renewable Energy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ahmed Abdelatif of Sudan has been focused since young adulthood on international affairs and diplomatic service; something for which he can thank his mother.  Today, having already served his homeland in diplomatic roles in a multitude of countries, Ahmed is taking an “education” break to continue working on his Masters in International Relations in Scotland.  Upon completion, he looks forward …

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HE Ambassador Henry Andako Works Every Aspect of Economy Building to Advance Kenya

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Economic Development, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

HE Amb. Henry Andako is the Executive Director of the National Council of NGOs and the Founder of the Henry Andako Foundation based in Kenya. The collective works of the network of organizations he leads create large-scale opportunities that impact locals first and then spread throughout the country. They are working with education, entrepreneurship, employment, infrastructure like energy, and much …

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Sharon Aggrey Takes the UN SDGS to Ghana’s Universities and Communities

In Africa, African Influence, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Sharon Rose Aggrey is a Certified Sustainability Leader. The training that bestowed that title also bestowed the mission to create an SDG-focused project. She went beyond to create a nonprofit (Global Foundation for Community Development) that is moving SDG training to all of the universities in Ghana and also to communities with a systematic approach to determining needs and then …

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Katja Iversen Sets Equality and Purpose-Driven Leadership on the Sustainability Path

In gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Katja Iversen fills several roles under the titles of influencer and leader that include author, speaker, consultant, board member, and policymaker. Her work over the course of 25 years has been significant in making a difference to girls, women leaders, and politicians worldwide, thus pulling her from her UN work to the private world into board rooms, serving on presidential …

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Microalgae and Climate Change by David D. Ramjohn

In Agriculture, Climate, Features 16 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Microalgae can reverse Global Warming that drives Climate Change. They did it once before and they can do it again if we harness their ability in diverse sustainable economic activity while changing our patterns of production and consumption from linear to circular. Approximately two point seven billion years ago Earth’s atmosphere had no free oxygen. Life prior to this time …

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High Commissioner, World Humanity Commission, Ambassador Rubina H. Ali (Pakistan)

In Game Changers 15 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Ambassador Rubina Ali of Pakistan is Taking Her Peacemaking Plan on The Road:  First Stop…Africa Ambassador Rubina H. Ali moved into a place of leadership out of a tragic life circumstance, and what started her on her path to where she is now is going to surprise you…Cub Scouts of America.  In 2002, she became a Cub Scout leader while …

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13th Edition: Networking Connections Identified

In Features 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13, Networking Opps by Mary Kurek1 Comment

As is our practice at The Introducer Magazine, a few days following the release of an edition, we point out who we see needs to be connecting with whom in the current and previous editions.  Our goal:  stir up meaningful connections and networking that leads to the expansion of impact.  It’s that time, so here we go: Note:  (When you …