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16 06, 2016

5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

By |June 16th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

If you know me, you know that I love talking about money. I don’t care what people out there say. I like money. I love money and I think about it all the time. I want to know the revenues and expenses for my businesses at all hours. This drives me, and it should drive [...]

26 05, 2016

Get Beyond the Corporate Social Responsibility Lip Service

By |May 26th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Get Beyond the Corporate Social Responsibility Lip Service

In 2014, corporations donated over $17.7 billion to charity. That was an increase of 13.7 percent over the previous year. Corporate social responsibility, or CSR, is good for society but it’s also excellent for a company’s bottom line. Capitalism is a good thing. In fact, we can say that it’s a great thing. In the [...]

7 04, 2016

Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

By |April 7th, 2016|blog, leadership|Comments Off on Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

I’ve been writing a lot about the massive changes happening in philanthropy. Competition is no longer a dirty word for nonprofits. Frankly, it should never have been. If you’re paying attention, nonprofits are going to be experiencing even more massive changes. Here are some of the reasons why, but they by no means encompass everything [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]