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4 09, 2018

Where to Find Start-up Nonprofit Money

By |September 4th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Where to Find Start-up Nonprofit Money

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A few days ago I read a post about a small community nonprofit organization that was seeking advice on how to get funding. Creating a nonprofit is tough, and figuring out where to find the money needed to operate it can be a […]

28 08, 2018

Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

By |August 28th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Create a Volunteer Program for Millennials

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Today I read a Forbes article titled “How Millennials Are Changing Philanthropy,” and a few of the interesting points that you should keep in mind if you’re a nonprofit fundraiser are the following:

  • By 2020, Millennials will be the largest generational workforce in […]
21 08, 2018

Don’t Do This On Facebook Groups

By |August 21st, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Don’t Do This On Facebook Groups

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Most nonprofits understand that Facebook is the largest social networking platform on the planet and they make it a point to spend even a little time posting onto a Facebook page. But, there’s one thing that would set many nonprofits apart:

A Facebook group!

Although […]

17 07, 2018

Nonprofit Donors and Privacy, The Dirty Secret

By |July 17th, 2018|Development, news|Comments Off on Nonprofit Donors and Privacy, The Dirty Secret

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In 1999, the CEO of Sun Microsystems said, “You have zero privacy…Get over it”.  In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg stated that privacy was dead. I think Zuckerberg must feel a sense of irony with what he’s experienced this year over privacy and the […]

10 07, 2018

5 Easy Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits

By |July 10th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on 5 Easy Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits

Today I want to give a shout-out to Nonprofit Pro.

If you’re a nonprofit leader or fundraiser, this is a source you should be taking time to read each week. In 2018, they experienced growth in readership of 18 percent to over 71,000 readers because they provide […]

3 07, 2018

When A Donation Goes to Fundraising and Not Programs

By |July 3rd, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on When A Donation Goes to Fundraising and Not Programs

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Some time ago I spoke to a nonprofit executive who had great news. She had been talking to an influential person in the community who asked her a simple question.

“If you could do one thing to expand the work you’re doing in the […]

26 06, 2018

Donors Are Giving Less: Here’s What You Can Do

By |June 26th, 2018|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Donors Are Giving Less: Here’s What You Can Do

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As was reported recently by CBS News, fundraising for 2018 is down. Unfortunately, the new federal tax law that came into effect earlier this year was expected to depress giving to charity, and sure enough, that seems to be the way it […]

5 06, 2018

How to Get General Donors to Support Your Nonprofit

By |June 5th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How to Get General Donors to Support Your Nonprofit

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Fidelity Charitable published a report, which had some notable findings for nonprofit executives. Some of the results included the following:

  • Two-thirds of donors want to increase their giving to philanthropy.
  • 95 percent of philanthropic supporters would increase their giving under what they […]
22 05, 2018

Facebook Favors Local News and It Will Help Your Nonprofit

By |May 22nd, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on Facebook Favors Local News and It Will Help Your Nonprofit

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This year has not been too kind to Facebook, with the news about Cambridge Analytica and Mark Zuckerberg being asked to testify in front of Congress. Zuckerberg and his team used it as an opportunity to change the Facebook algorithms, again, and […]

8 05, 2018

With Technology Your Nonprofit Will Raise More Money

By |May 8th, 2018|blog, Development|Comments Off on With Technology Your Nonprofit Will Raise More Money

NonProfit PRO recently released a study called “2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A Look at the Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing and How to Address Them.” One of the findings of that report was the fact that:

  • 63 percent of respondents to their survey stated that […]