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Sign up for Tom Wolf's Free Online Fundraising Course for Philanthropy University

WolfBrown is proud to announce that Tom Wolf has been selected as one of the first six instructors for Philanthropy University to teach a course on fundraising. Philanthropy University is a new on-line initiative that has already attracted tens of thousands of students. We encourage you to enroll now in his course on fundraising beginning on October 13, 2015. more>>

A National Collaborative Evaluation of Sistema-inspired Music Education

The Longy School of Music of Bard College and WolfBrown have formed a strategic partnership to carry out a two-year study of the benefits of Sistema-inspired programs for children in grades K-8. more>>

Now Available: A Collaboration Workbook, Commissioned by Heart of Brooklyn - A Cultural Partnership

Over a two-year period, six Heart of Brooklyn cultural institutions designed, pilot tested, and evaluated a process for conceiving and implementing collaborative programs that address community needs. A Collaboration Workbook distills what was learned. more>>
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No. 31 | published 2013
Investing In the Long View 
How do we know the arts matter? Where is the added value? What is the evidence that investing in the arts has an impact? These are questions that arts presenters, administrators, and artists and performers working in the public sector are pressed to answer daily more >>

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Join the conversation about "Effective Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations" and read Tom Wolf's blog

WolfBrown is pleased to announce another excerpt from Thomas Wolf’s popular new book, Effective Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations: How Executive Directors and Boards Work Together from Allworth Press. Below, we are posting illuminating case histories from the book that can lead to improved management and governance practices. View the newest entry posted 7/23/15. more >>

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The Board's Role in Donor Cultivation
Headlining a Guidestar newsletter in February 2015, this article by Dr. Thomas Wolf discusses the special role that board members play in donor cultivation. more >>
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