Good News Friday

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Just a quick post today to link over to some recent good news articles from the field at large. The Albuquerque Journal published an article on 5/20/2015 by Donna Olmstead that examines how the Santa Fe Opera Festival’s season inspired the Santa Fe School of Cooking to develop a five course meal inspired by each of their productions, which include the premier of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain. WQXR published an article …

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THANK YOU – THANK YOU – THANK YOU to everyone who voted for The Venture Platform in Chase’s $100,000 Mission Main Street Grants® program. In the space of four short days, you helped us cross the 250 unique votes needed to put Venture’s application into the evaluation round that will determine the recipients in September. For those of you who have been following the endeavor, you know that promises were made about a certain …

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We Only Need 70 35 Votes To Unlock One Of 2015’s Cutest Duckling Videos

Update, 5:40pm CT: …only 35 away. Update, 5:20pm CT: we’re only 38 votes away! If you haven’t cast your vote yet, do so now so we can reach the goal and release the duckling video 🙂 Since Monday’s post asking for your help to garner 250 unique votes before June 19, 2015 for The Venture Platform’s application in the $100,000 Mission Main Street Grants® program from Chase Bank, we’ve accrued just over …

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Are You Using Gravity Forms? If So, You Need To Update

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If you or your organization is using Gravity Forms, from RocketGenius, Inc. then you need to update to the latest version ASAP. The most recent version is 1.9.9 and the need to update comes after security provider, Sucuri, uncovered security issues and vulnerabilities in multiple older versions of the plugin, which have resulted in thousands of WordPress sites being compromised. It’s worth mentioning this here in what would otherwise be something …

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Let’s Put An End To The #SustainabilityMyth

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There are plenty of reasons to love Vu Le’s Nonprofit with Balls blog and one of the most compelling is his ability to speak the pain truth and help adjust perspective away from the cascade of chatter that floods our field; so much so, it ends up hijacking strategic thinking. Case in point, in Le’s post from 5/18/15, he cries foul on some of the prevailing sentiments purported by Foundations and …

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