So, this is neat.
Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age by Allison Fine (which Sunlight distributed widely as a "must read" to philanthropists when it was published)" has won the 2007 Terry McAdam Book Award from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. The Alliance is a D.C based professional association of individuals and organizations focused on improving the management and governance capacity of nonprofits nationwide. The selection was heralded for its "energetic and entrepreneurial approach to building ownership and influence for activities that create social benefit caught the both the minds and hearts of this year's jury in an engaging and provocative way."
Well, we certainly feel some momentum from our experiment in collaborative research over the weekend, and we’re bracing for the huge burst of interest that’s been expressed in the databases that are being released tomorrow by our grantees OMB Watch and Center for Responsive Politics. More than 225 attendees have signed up to join the press conference either in person or on the web. (Here’s the sign up information, join us if you can. (Go to www.ConnectLive.com/events/sunlightfoundation at 9:30 am tomorrow morning.)Continue reading