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Start Your 2020 Grant Strategy Off Right!

Start Your 2020 Grant Seeking Off Right!” will provide you with a strong understanding of your success in 2019 and how to set goals for 2020 that will help expand your grant seeking strategy and revenue.

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2/7/20
B Impact Assessment

The business world needs comprehensive, credible, comparable standards to support a systems change.

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10/15/19
Measuring Business Sustainability Maturity-levels and Best Practices

There has been an increasing interest in corporate sustainability (CS) and how companies should strive for it in order to satisfy stakeholders’ demands concerning social, economic, and environmental impacts.

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10/15/19
​The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

​The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting.

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10/15/19
Changing Tides: The Next Generation of Giving

All generations are not created equal. Are you optimizing your outreach and fundraising opportunities to connect with each group?

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7/29/19
Unconventional Ways to Generate Revenue and Impact the Bottom Line!

Beyond gift shops, wedding rentals, and one-off plant sales, every garden has unique assets that could be leveraged to achieve the institutional mission and creatively generate revenue for the organization or reduce expenses.

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7/9/19
Diversity through a Different Lens: Governance and Audience Engagement by Parks, Zoos, and Other Green Spaces

Green spaces (zoos, city parks, and urban farms) and cultural institutions are capturing our gap audiences—racial minorities, youth and young adults, and people of lower socioeconomic status.

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7/9/19
Creating Doors and Rooms: Taking Risks, Engaging Marginalized Communities, and Challenging the Status Quo

Despite the resonant theme of plant biodiversity inherent in the public garden sector, institutions grapple with a staggering lack of human biodiversity in their staffs, member base, donors, and audiences.

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7/9/19
Breakthrough Design Initiatives for Your Public Garden

Award-winning landscape designer, author, and thought leader Julie Moir Messervy shares her design studio’s visioning process that allows stakeholders to collaborate in creating special gardens of beauty and meaning for their public gardens.

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7/9/19
Negotiated Bidding: A Friendlier, Cheaper Way to Build

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens just completed a new 30,000-square-foot visitor center. Our goal was to build to passive building standards with quality construction for under $275 sq/ft.

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6/28/19

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