Becky Ewing reflects on 14 years at Rotary Charities and the impact of service on her career, personal life, and community.
Earlier this week, CEO of Rotary Charities Becky Ewing's plans to retire in June 2021 after 14 years of service were announced to the public. “Becky&r…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/service-at-the-center
It started as a group of colleagues who just wanted to better understand recycling in our region. But thanks to a Seed Grant, their work grew into a Systems Change Accelerator grant matched with State funding.Approx. 4 minute read
We know that changemakers and their partners have the capacity to create enduring impacts in their community. They think big and tackle complex issues &mda…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/seed-grant-systems-change
Resilient responses to crisis reveal hidden capacities and opportunities to reimagine and improveIn many ways, our lives will never be the same as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic. Many individuals, businesses, and organizations have demonstrated remarkable resilien…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/transforming-disruption-resilience
Open opportunities by elevating individuals.In many ways, it may feel like your work has become more demanding in the last year or so. As we continue to navigate the challenges of working from home, juggling deadlines, famil…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/transform-your-organization-creating-learning-culture
Ripple Effects Mapping blends appreciative inquiry and mind mapping to measure a broad range of program impacts.We know from our nonprofit partners that assessing the impact of their work on the community can be challenging to identify and demonstrate — especially when that work i…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/how-can-impacts-truly-be-measured
Sakura's experience, community leadership, and vision for the future of the organization solidified her selection. We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sakura Takano has been selected as the new CEO of Rotary Charities of Traverse City.
After a national search that produced nearly 50 ap…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/meet-sakura-takano-rotary-charities-new-ceo
The topic of affordable housing is having its moment in the news, but assisting families and individuals to secure stable housing is nothing new for Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region. The topic of affordable housing is having its moment in the news, but assisting families and individuals to secure stable housing is nothing new for Habitat for Humanity Grand Trav…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/hopelessness-homeownership
Traverse Area District Library's new Bookmobile will bring books, resources, and educational materials to communities throughout Northern MichiganPromoting literacy and curiosity is at the heart of Traverse Area District Library’s mission. TADL has been awarded a $50,000 Assets for Thriving Communities grant in support…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/taking-tadl-road
Newton’s Road Northwest is dedicated to STEM learning, sparking “aha moments,” and guiding students through career pathways that lead to in-demand and family-sustaining jobs in Northwest Michigan and beyond.Newton’s Road Northwest is dedicated to STEM learning, sparking “aha moments,” and guiding students through career pathways that lead to in-demand and family-sust…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/sparking-aha-moments-students-stem
The Garden Theater anchors the lively downtown and brings movie-goers to the coastal town of Frankfort not only to enjoy a film but to spend their dollars throughout the community. Downtown Frankfort would feel very different if a group of locals had not purchased the dilapidated Garden Theater back in 2009, preventing the site's redevelopment into condos…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/save-preserve-and-grow-garden