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Engage children in family philanthropy

by pete on October 19, 2016

The future leadership of communities lies in the hands of children. In addition to quality education, philanthropy provides a great tool for childhood and community development. Involving your children, no matter the age, in philanthropy is a great way to teach values of community, charity and helping your fellow man. In addition to learning from […]

Millions of investments are made on a regular basis, mostly for personal or corporate gain. What if a million investments were made each day for the benefit of the community, country, and world? Just because there’s uncertainty with our economy doesn’t mean it needs to be that way with benevolence. Here are a few charitable investment […]

Proud moment for our firm

by pete on September 25, 2012 · 0 comments

We take great pleasure in working with charitable organizations and businesses to acheive philanthropic goals on daily basis. It’s incredibly rewarding to play a major role in taking a dream and turning it into something far bigger than ever imagined. This is entirely the case with a special project we guided for Sierra Vista Elementary School. […]

Article in Generation Boomer magazine

by pete on September 10, 2012 · 0 comments

Community volunteerism is a cornerstone of philanthropy. At NPcatalyst, we allocate a considerable amount of resources toward making volunteerism accessible, meaningful, and impactful. We create opportunities and connections for both non-profit organizations and the aspiring leaders who wish to donate their time. Recently, we were asked to inspire the boomer generation to “give back” to […]

Summer has been extremely busy for the NPcatalyst team. Rather than spend the warm months surfing waves in the Pacific or backpacking along the Tahoe Rim Trail, we’ve been serving clients and connecting with corporate and charitable leaders across the country. This past weekend was spent in Tucson, where we met with numerous non-profit officials, […]

A little over a month ago, I was asked by an Education Alliance board member if I had any ideas to help a garden project move forward. It had been three years since the school had conceived the idea, but stalled due to various challenge. I told Jim to give me an hour and I’d have […]

     Helping people obtain the skills they need to become productive citizens. Guiding people to reconnect with personal values. Providing an enriching environment, enabling people to experience changes in behavior, thinking, and feeling. These represent the hallmark of Safe Harbors of Nevada…to change lives. Each year in northern Nevada, thousands of men and women are […]

Athough we’re already in the third month of the year 2012, we haven’t really taken an opportunity to reflect upon the first year of NPcatalyst LLC. Like any new or innovative idea, there are many twists and turns and unforeseen obstacles. However, with the right team, positive outlook, and extreme passion, the good far outweighs the uncertainty. […]

We’re barely one month since the creation of GiftingWishes.com and we’re already addressing one major issue. While we suspected it could haunt us, we didn’t expect it to hit this soon. Each non-profit leader who registers their wishes with GiftingWishes, represents an organization which we become instantly attached. Whether it’s the mission, their beneficiaries, their […]

Meeting the needs of local philanthropy

by pete on November 16, 2011 · 0 comments

NPcatalyst was created and designed to meet the needs of philanthropy in local communities. The company spawned from a consulting firm, Parker Development Services, which worked with select non-profit organizations on their fund development models. To follow a strong desire to help many charities and, at the same time, help businesses and individuals become more […]