Val DiGiorgio has led many community and philanthropic initiatives including the development of the his Military & Law Enforcement Scholarship and STEAM Scholarship.
The Benefits of Consulting for Nonprofit Development
Running a nonprofit organization comes with unique challenges and responsibilities. To effectively serve your community and fulfill your mission, it’s crucial to leverage every available resource. One valuable resource that can significantly impact your organization’s success is nonprofit development consulting. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits that consulting can bring to your nonprofit organization and how it can help strengthen your mission.
5 Benefits of Nonprofit Consultin...
How To Start A Nonprofit
There are over 1.8 million nonprofits that exist in the United States to provide charity, relief, and aid to people who need it. All nonprofits exist to solve pressing societal issues, and they do a lot of public good. Starting a nonprofit takes years of dedication, but it is all worth it to help people.
Passionate about community work and empowering individuals, Val DiGiorgio’s philanthropic efforts are guided by faith and education. Read on to learn more about starting a nonprofit.
Nonprofits For Women In Stem
The number of women in STEM careers is growing every year, but there is still a huge gender discrepancy. Women make up roughly 28% of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce. There are a lot of different reasons that this is happening, and there are equally as many nonprofit organizations helping to close the gender gap in STEM career fields.
As an entrepreneur and community-minded philanthropist, Valentino DiGiorgio is passionate about empowering individuals through e...
Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?
It can be easy to look at successful entrepreneurs and think that they were destined from birth to do what they are doing. If you are starting your entrepreneurial journey, you may look at other people and think that they must just have a little extra something that makes them successful.
All entrepreneurs have a certain set of skills in common:
Ability to learn from past mistakes and experience
Innovative problem solving
Determination and pa...
Seasons of Computer Science Winter Workshop
The California STEAM Symposium’s Winter of Computer Science (CS) Workshop is back for the month of February 2023. Registration is now open for all students interested in participating. STEAM Advocate Val DiGiorgio shares the details:
For 10 years, the CA STEAM Symposium has enriched academic and educational communities across the state of California. Striving to shine the spotlight on the importance of STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), the Symposium host...
Five & Thrive: An Initiative Supporting Military Families
Five & Thrive: An Initiative Supporting Military Families
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Holidays 2023
Did you know that every year, STEM students and professionals celebrate STEM? If you ask STEAM Scholarship Founder Val DiGiorgio, he’ll tell you that simply embracing these subjects is a celebration in itself! Here are DiGiorgio’s favorite STEM holidays that you should mark your calendar for in 2023:
January 2: National Science Fiction Day
Curl up with your favorite Sci-Fi books on January 2nd! Each year, Science Fiction fans celebrate their favorite genre and famed Sci-Fi writer Isaac Asimov...
Nonprofits Supporting Military Families This Christmas
For military families with budgets stretched thin, the holiday season can feel anything but holly and jolly. Thankfully, there are numerous nonprofits that have vowed to actively support military families and veterans in need this Christmas! Val DiGiorgio highlights some of the initiatives available to military families during the 2022 holiday season:
The holiday season can be a difficult time for any family. For many military families, Christmas might even feel hopeless. Year-round, military...
In-Demand Freelance Jobs For 2023
More and more people are going down the less traditional route when it comes to work and are going freelance. Freelance work offers you a lot more flexibility in your job but can also feel a little riskier than a regular 9-5 career.
Virtual assistant. This is an online position where you will be helping clients with a range of duties from social media to customer service to taking care of emails.
Copywriter. In this role, you will be writing copy for websites, email campaigns, and more. You d...
November is Month of the Military Family
This November 2022, proud supporter of the United States Military and Armed Forces and their families, Val DiGiorgio, celebrates Military Family Appreciation Month.
In recent years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has recognized the month of November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. As not only a supporter of the military, but a proud member of a military family himself, Val DiGiorgio eagerly anticipates this honorary month each year. The philanthropist embraces the occa...
In this week’s STEM Program Showcase, Val DiGiorgio shines the spotlight on Authentic STEM: a pre-apprenticeship program that seeks to change the conversation about workforce development and career training in STEM.
In February 2022, the North Country Workforce Partnership, Champlain Valley Educational Services, North Country Chamber of Commerce and the University of Siegen (Universitat Siegen) joined together to pilot a uniquely productive curriculum that offers local students the opportunity to receive technical and professional training.
Authentic STEM is an international educational program centered around workforce development. The intention of this STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathemati...
Pros And Cons Of Being A Freelancer
Freelance work is becoming more and more popular. In fact, it is expected that freelancers will make up the majority of the workforce by 2027. There are a lot of reasons that people are ditching their 9-5 and going freelance. If you are considering doing the same, there are also some cons to keep in mind as well.
PRO: Flexible work hours are a huge draw to the freelance lifestyle. No more clocking in and out of an office for a set number of hours each day, so you are more in control of your d...
Jellybots: STEM Program for Kids at Montshire Museum
Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont is currently hosting a 45-minute STEM program for kids that focuses on bioengineering, robotics and aquatic wildlife. STEAM scholarship founder and advocate Val DiGiorgio shares the details:
At Montshire Museum of Science, a new program is teaching kids all about robotics in a unique way. In the 45-minute program, children learn all about how to create ‘jellybots’: floating robots whose look and movements are directly inspired by the natural beh...
Top 3 Qualities Of Successful Freelancers
Have you ever thought about working for yourself? There are many different types of jobs you can have as a freelancer, no matter what skills you have. Thanks to the internet, it has never been easier to become a freelancer and work from home, for yourself. In fact, there are about 57 million freelancers in the United States alone, and they all usually have some key characteristics in common.
As an expert in startup strategy and business development, Valentino DiGiorgio shares the top 3 qualit...
What is a Blue Star Neighbor?
A blue star neighbor is a non-military or civilian individual or family who lives in the same neighborhood as an active duty, reservist or retired military member. Val DiGiorgio shares his personal advice on how to be a welcoming blue star neighbor:
Every year, thousands of military members and their families move into communities across America. You might envision these families living on a military base. But the truth is, they are actually more likely to live in normal civilian neighborhood...