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21 04, 2016

How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

By |April 21st, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

fundraising One of the most important things any nonprofit needs is to raise money to support their programs. I always speak about having a big vision and, when possible, growing to scale. It always takes money to make these things happen. What’s great about fundraising in today’s world is that you don’t only [...]

31 03, 2016

YOUR Nonprofit Has a BRIDGE Number And You Better Understand It

By |March 31st, 2016|blog, leadership|Comments Off on YOUR Nonprofit Has a BRIDGE Number And You Better Understand It

If you haven’t read the news, you need to get up to speed. Your nonprofit has likely been issued a BRIDGE (Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities) number. Around the world, there are over 10 million charities and nonprofits. This includes churches and schools. According to Nonprofit Tech for Good in their original article, which [...]

24 03, 2016

5 Necessary Ways of Thinking to Help You Partner with Philanthrocapitalists

By |March 24th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on 5 Necessary Ways of Thinking to Help You Partner with Philanthrocapitalists

I’m sure you’ve read about philanthrocapitalism. If you’re in the social sector and have not been keeping up with this relatively new term, you need to familiarize yourself with it. The lines that existed between the for-profit and non-profit sectors are blurring. Capitalists are increasingly seeking outcomes in philanthropy based on market-based solutions. This, in [...]

22 03, 2016

How Generations Give Differently To Charity

By |March 22nd, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on How Generations Give Differently To Charity

Do you ever sit in your office and wonder how to target a Millennial as opposed to someone from Generation X or a Boomer? If you don’t, you should. Although every donor is unique, there are certain general patterns that you can learn about generations and apply to be more strategic. We know that today’s [...]

10 03, 2016

Gone Are The Days Of Timid Charity- It’s Time To Dominate

By |March 10th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Gone Are The Days Of Timid Charity- It’s Time To Dominate

Recently I published my latest book in the Not Your Father’s Charity book series. This time the topic was fundraising. Click here for a free digital download. I’ve received some comments on the title because of the word “DOMINATE.” I think most people, especially fundraisers, appreciate the use of the word. I wrote an article [...]

8 03, 2016

Three Top Tips To Engaging Your Board

By |March 8th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on Three Top Tips To Engaging Your Board

Not Your Father's Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Christina Cullen, IFC Group Do your Board members get behind your charity’s fundraising campaigns? Are they aware of what’s going on? Are they even interested? Buy-in from the Board can really help drive a fundraising campaign to success. So how can we ensure that buy-in in [...]

3 03, 2016

Pipeline Angels Seek to Change the Face of Funders and Social Enterprise for Social Good

By |March 3rd, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Pipeline Angels Seek to Change the Face of Funders and Social Enterprise for Social Good

More and more people are looking to start-up social enterprises. Social enterprises achieve two goals: They are for-profit businesses and are established to turn a profit. They also have the purpose of creating measurable social impact. As the leader of an international social enterprise myself, I know this is good business. One of the challenges [...]

1 03, 2016

You Can Change The World With A Cup Of Coffee

By |March 1st, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on You Can Change The World With A Cup Of Coffee

I enjoy a good cup of coffee, and recently I’ve learned a few things about coffee that I did not know. I want to share this insight with you. Not too long ago, I received a note from a colleague at CouponBox who suggested that I share how much a cup of coffee costs. If [...]

25 02, 2016

Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

By |February 25th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

This month, Facebook launched its new website for nonprofits. If you haven’t seen it yet, click here. Granted, Facebook should have done this years ago, but better late than never. It has received mixed reviews, but I think it’s worth your time to check out. There are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States [...]

23 02, 2016

Help One Person and You’ll Help Humanity

By |February 23rd, 2016|blog, development, leadership|Comments Off on Help One Person and You’ll Help Humanity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQiSKdSu1OE I always say that one of the best things about writing this blog is that I have the opportunity to amplify people and organizations doing social good. Recently, I featured an article about a vet from Afghanistan whose mission is to help other vets when they face medical and bureaucratic challenges. If you’re interested [...]