Preparing to Meet our Community’s Greatest Needs

Preparing to Meet our Community’s Greatest Needs After everything that our community and country has experienced in the last year, the need for philanthropy to fuel healing, restoration, and growth has never been more important. The unique role Ignite Philanthropy plays by working closely with both philanthropists and non-profit organizations underscores the tremendous demand...

Black Achievers of Cincinnati

Ignite Philanthropy and Black Achievers of Cincinnati Forge Strategic Partnership Black Achievers Inc. is Cincinnati’s rapidly expanding network of Black professionals. Steered by a dedicated group of volunteer leaders, the non-profit startup has attracted 4,000 members and 540 Black business owners in just over two years. That success has led to a new partnership...

Navigating Non-profit Funding During COVID-19

What: Webinar – Navigating Non-profit Funding During COVID-19 When: Thursday, April 9 at 4:30 pm Cost: Free COVID-19 is changing the non-profit funding landscape. What should organizations consider as they adjust for 2020 and the future of philanthropy? Join Mike Sipple, President of Centennial and Founder of the Talent Magnet Institute, along with guests...

Tara Noland and Susan Casey Join Ignite Philanthropy

Tara Noland, Executive Director of GreenLight Fund, joins Ignite Philanthropy as Vice President of Client Services Ignite Philanthropy welcomes Tara Noland as Vice President of Client Services to our growing Non-Profit Services division. Tara was most recently executive director of the GreenLight Fund. Tara brings to the Ignite team over 10 years of non-profit...

Susan Ingmire receives entrepreneur award

Susan Ingmire speaking at the HCDC awards ceremony CINCINNATI, OH (January 11, 2019) — Ignite Philanthropy is pleased to announce that Susan Ingmire received the 2018 Larry Albice Entrepreneur Award at HCDC’s annual awards ceremony on January 11, 2019. Susan was recognized for her role as President and owner of Ignite Philanthropy Advisors and...

Ignite Philanthropy Expands, Adds Key Leadership Positions

Teresa Hoelle joins as Vice President, Client Services and Laura Reece joins as Manager, Non-Profit Services CINCINNATI, OH (October 16, 2018) — Ignite Philanthropy is pleased to announce that a seasoned non-profit executive is joining its leadership team. Teresa Hoelle has been named Vice President, Client Services, and will serve on the organization’s executive...

525,600 Minutes: 2018 Giving USA

by Susan Ingmire, Senior Advisor Did you happen to catch the Parkland, FL students onstage at the Tony Awards broadcast Sunday evening, June 10? It was a very touching moment as the teacher who protected them was honored. The song they sang, “Seasons of Love” from...

Making Good Proposals Great

by the Ignite Philanthropy Staff Recently, our two work teams at Ignite—Non-Profit Services and Philanthropic Services—sat down for a collaborative discussion on the topic of what makes a great grant proposal. The Non-Profit Services team often writes grant proposals as part of its fundraising strategy work for clients. The Philanthropic Services team reads hundreds...

Looking Back at the Future of Philanthropy

by Susan Ingmire, President of Philanthropic Services Ten years ago, Bob Johansen and his team at the Institute for the Future (IFTF) were engaged by my employer at the time, InterAct for Change, to develop a Philanthropy Map for the Future.* This article looks back at the contextual environment for the 10-year old map...