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- 11/26/16--10:49: November is Foundation Month: Rapid Update on the Rotary Foundation
- 12/16/16--10:51: Free ebook series: Let me know your ideas!
- 01/11/17--18:09: Rotary International’s New Website and its Story on Literacy
- 02/16/17--07:03: Free ebook – Partner, Innovate, Evaluate: Increasing Rotary’s Impact
- 03/02/17--00:51: Free ebooks 4 and 5 – Rotary foundations and grants
Every year, Rotary International publishes an annual report for the organization as well as the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (TRF). As this is Foundation month in Rotary, it may be useful to provide basic statistics on TRF to underscore the good work done by the Foundation around the world and encourage Rotarians to donate. … Continue reading November is Foundation Month: Rapid Update on the Rotary Foundation
Next week, as I take time off from work, I will start working on a series of free ebooks for Rotarians and others interested in service work. The ebooks will be released in coming months. If you have ideas or know of projects that I should cover in this new series, please let me know … Continue reading Free ebook series: Let me know your ideas!
Rotary International launched a much anticipated new website this month. The Rotary Leader January newsletter mentions five reasons to check out the new site, but I must admit that my main reason to look at it right away was the story on literacy because I knew it would feature a great Nepal project. The literacy … Continue reading Rotary International’s New Website and its Story on Literacy
Vocational training has long been a core activity of Rotary. On February 24, 2017, I am organizing in Washington, DC, with my Rotary club a half day training on monitoring, evaluation, and cost-benefit analysis for nonprofit staff/volunteers and others interested in these topics. We will have leading experts in the field as instructors. The emphasis … Continue reading Free Half-Day Training in DC on Monitoring, Evaluation, and Cost-Benefit Analysis on February 24
In my previous blog, I mentioned the first of two training events I am organizing in Washington, DC, on February 24, 2017 with my Rotary club. So here is the info for the second event on communications for nonprofits and others interested in the topic. We again have great instructors. The topics to be covered … Continue reading From websites to social media and power point presentations: Free training on communications on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC
The first ebook in the Rotarian Economist Short Books Series has just been published. It provides 10 simple lessons for Rotary clubs to grow. The book is based on the success of the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill in doubling its membership in six months. The book is free and available here in multiple formats. Please share … Continue reading Free ebook – Double Your Membership In Six Months: 10 Lessons from a Rotary Club Pilot
The second ebook in the Rotarian Economist Short Books Series has been published. Partnerships, innovation, and evaluation can increase the quality, scope, and reach of Rotary’s service work in communities. The book suggests with case studies how this can be done. All books in the series are free and available here in multiple formats. Please share this link widely … Continue reading Free ebook – Partner, Innovate, Evaluate: Increasing Rotary’s Impact
The third free ebook in the Rotarian Economist Short Books series has been released. Rotary’s motto is “Service above Self.” What does this mean in practice? The book answers this question by providing examples of the work that Rotarians do. The book also explains Rotary’s “avenues of service.” The hope is that through simple stories of … Continue reading Free ebook 3: What Does Service Mean in Rotary? Simple Stories of Inspiring Rotarians
Did you know that apart from the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, there are close to 4,000 local Rotary foundations in the United States alone? Two new free ebooks on Rotary foundations and grants are now available in the Rotarian Economist Short Books series. The first book provides an introduction to Rotary foundations and grants … Continue reading Free ebooks 4 and 5 – Rotary foundations and grants
The sixth free ebook in the Rotarian Economist Short Books series has been released. The book tells the story of an initiative by a Rotary club to improve its public image by writing articles in the local media about volunteering opportunities for residents to make a difference in their community. The articles feature great local … Continue reading Free ebook 6: Tell Your Story in the Local Media – Write about Your Rotary Partners to Celebrate Volunteer Work
A great way for Rotary clubs to serve their community is to rely on their members’ expertise and networks to provide training for local nonprofits in areas where they need support. As part of my club’s pro bono initiative, we organized in February 2017 two half day training events for local nonprofits on (1) monitoring and … Continue reading Using our Expertise and Networks to Provide Training for Local Nonprofits
The Rotary International Convention in Atlanta is just two weeks away. It promises to be especially well attended by Rotarians from all over the world. If you are going, I hope that we’ll find a way to meet there. My club (Rotary Club of Capitol Hill) will have a booth in the House of Friendship, so … Continue reading Going to Atlanta? Learn about Promoting Access to College for Disadvantaged Youths
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