(Re)Treat Yourself! Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Self-Care Retreats

Self-care is currently having a moment – from articles and news segments on mindfulness and meditation, to journals and coloring books on store shelves. Recently, even the term self-care has become more mainstream – a positive development towards promoting the concept. At The Healing Trust, we believe it is so essential that we developed retreats that specifically focus on self-care. …

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Living From Our Values

I never aspired to be CEO of a foundation. In fact, when our former CEO told me she intended to retire and said that I should think about applying, I thought she had lost her mind. I loved the job that I had, and I felt competent doing it. Why would I take on a job that could lead to failure, especially …

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Advocacy Grant Program FAQ

Curious about our Advocacy Grants Program?  Check out the answers to these FAQs below. What kinds of advocacy do you fund? The Trust funds systems change advocacy, meaning advocacy that is directed towards institutions and organizations to change policy, procedures and practice to improve access to health care services and/or the prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The institutions/organizations …

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7 Tips to Make the Best of Your Internship

As a college and graduate student, I have been told that internships are important and can open crucial doors for my career. “Get an internship and all the doors will be open,” they said. But is it really that simple and straightforward?  I am a full-time graduate student with an internship and a part time job who is trying to …

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5 Things I learned as an Intern at The Healing Trust

In many non-profit and ministry settings, employees need a diverse skill set. Working on the ground, especially in communities where resources are limited, requires wearing many hats and being prepared for the unexpected. I came to my internship at The Healing Trust as a third-year divinity school student, with experience in community organizing, chaplaincy, and congregational ministry. Although I have …

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Why We All Need a Succession Plan

When I was Board Chair of a nonprofit, I remember the conversations about needing a succession plan for our CEO. We struggled as an organization to develop one because we didn’t really know what a succession plan was. In our experience, staff transitions went like this: someone gives a two weeks’ notice, the organization posts the job, someone interviews candidates, …

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Budgets

Stuck on your Budget Justification? Click here to download an example of a good one.

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Mileage

Wondering about the current mileage reimbursement rate? Click here for the latest.

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