Jim Mowrer is an passionate philanthropist dedicated to disability and veterans advocacy. He is also a Political Science Professor, political and nonprofit consultant, and an Iraq War Veteran based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Jim Mowrer on the top 3 veterans' charities that deserve your support.
Jim Mowrer's tips for planning a successful community outreach strategy.
Jim Mowrer provides three ways to encourage civic engagement in a community.
Jim Mowrer on how community involvement can benefit your business.
Jim Mowrer on what to know about volunteering on a political campaign.
Jim Mowrer on what you need to know before serving on the board of a nonprofit.
Getting involved in your community has been proven to be beneficial for your mental health. While it may be challenging to find the time to get involved, volunteer work could help you get connected to people and find long-lasting relationships. If you are looking to take on some volunteer responsibilities, there are many different ways you can get involved! Another great way to support your community is to shop at local stores. Doing so benefits you, the shop, and the community at large.
We all have a desire to connect with one another. When we see suffering, pain, and a need for change, we often look for ways we can help. One of the most common approaches to this desire is through charitable donations. Whether to a small, local organization or a global non-profit, donating to charities is a popular practice because it provides a host of benefits on an individual, communal, and societal scale.
Wanting to help others and reduce suffering is a common goal, but wh...
Deciding to run for office is a challenging endeavor requiring many resources, such as volunteers and bold policy ideas. One of the critical resources every candidate needs is money. They use funds to pay for advertising, create yard signs and stickers, and even practical items like gasoline for traveling to campaign events. Since campaigns can be expensive, candidates rely on raising money from supporters. These are some of the most effective political fundraising strategies to help candidat...
For people running nonprofit organizations, fundraising is one of the most crucial aspects of their work. After all, a nonprofit organization will fail without funding to run their programs. Most people find their monetary support through two ways: philanthropic organizations and individual donors. With both of these methods, building relationships is key.
While millions of dollars are available in the form of grants from the more than 86,000 private foundations that ...
No matter who you are, job searching can be daunting. Even if you have years of experience and the appropriate skills, finding a job in your region or one with openings is tricky. The job search is often even more challenging for veterans. Leaving service is difficult in many ways, but finding a second career can be a rewarding experience. The following are a few pieces of advice that can help you on your journey to find employment.
Carefully Craft Your Resume
Jumping blindly into the job sea...