Our History

In 2001, Dick & Barbara Schmidt had a holiday party and asked the guests to bring a toy for a deprived child, this resulted in over 600 gifts. They decided that they needed to determine what organizations were in need of these toys. In order to better understand the non-profits in the community and find out their missions and who they serve, the Schmidt Family Foundation called a meeting of nonprofits in the area. After bringing these organizations together, many were reluctant to share their resources, afraid they might lose some of their support. However, each month, the group would meet and share ideas. Before long, the non-profits started to believe that they could actually accomplish more as a group, making a greater impact and more easily achieving their goals. Over the next few years, the group continued to meet to share ideas and resources and determine what other areas they could address. As a result, the question, “So, where do we go from here?” was posed. In 2007, the group had a strategic planning meeting to develop a mission statement and a plan to expand their efforts. The mission & vision from that meeting is the Spirit of Giving Network – Innovative Community Collaboration.

Spotlights

Nonprofit Wish Lists

Many of our network's organizations are in need of supplies for their constitutients.  If your company, business, or organization is looking to make a donation, please consider using this list as a way to help!
 
 

BIG NEWS

Forum for Nonprofits
 
We are excited to announce that Spirit of Giving has a brand new radio show!
Our very own, Karen Krumholtz will host Forum for Nonprofits every Sunday on WSBR 7:40 AM at 6:20am and WWNN 1470 AM at 7:30am.
 
Don't worry about setting your alarm.

Shows will be available at forumfornonprofits

Fingerprinting & Background Screening

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
9 AM - 4 PM
APPOINTMENT REQUIRED
 
Please Note:
Tuesday, May30 2017: NO APPOINTMENTS BEFORE 9:30 AM
Thursday, June 1, 2017:  NO APPOINTMENTS BEFORE 11:30 AM
Due to Out of Office Meetings
Thank you for your Cooperation. 
 
CONTACT Beth Morse:
beth@spiritofgivingnetwork.com
561-385-0144

SOGN Member Meeting Update

Next SOGN Meeting:
 
Next SOGN Meeting:  June 20, 2017
Giving Spirit: Finding Hidden Money in your
Donor Database
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