Nonprofit professionals are well aware that sharing information and collaborating with other organizations is important to help sustain the nonprofit sector and the communities we serve, especially since nonprofits are often strapped for resources. At SCI, we may not have extensive financial resources, but we do have quite a bit of knowledge on particular topics that we enjoy sharing with the community at large.
During 2012, SCI offered frequent trainings and presentations on social capital and related topics. These trainings have helped over 300 individuals strengthen their ability to build social capital in their communities.
David Crowley, President and Founder of SCI, moderated a panel on the topic of "Social Capital in Action" at the Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts annual meeting. Over 80 Massachusetts philanthropists were in attendance, and practical ways to build social capital in communities were generated from this discussion. Read a brief summary from it here.Read more