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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 [...]

16 02, 2016

5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

By |February 16th, 2016|blog, branding, development|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

 Not Your Father's Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Dolma Beresford, IFC Group Have you ever considered crowdfunding as a viable fundraising activity for your organisation, but didn’t know where to start? Here are five top tips to getting started. Start With Your Own Network To make a crowdfunding project successful [...]

9 02, 2016

I Come To Bury Zuckerberg, Not Praise Him

By |February 9th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on I Come To Bury Zuckerberg, Not Praise Him

Not Your Father's Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by John Baguley, IFC Group Today I am feeling in some sympathy with Mark Anthony in Shakespeare’s Julius Ceasar who at Ceasar’s funeral said, “I come to bury Caesar not to praise him,” yet went on to eulogise him. You will, most likely, [...]

26 01, 2016

The One Thing To Do To Make Money And Do Social Good

By |January 26th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on The One Thing To Do To Make Money And Do Social Good

I keep on saying it. We’re living in fast times. Radical innovation and progress is happening unlike anything we’ve seen before in human history and it’s impacting the philanthropic sector. Major donors are no longer looking at nonprofits as the only game in town. Start-up companies are melding social good with making money. So, let’s [...]

19 01, 2016

How To Do Social Good With A Photo

By |January 19th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on How To Do Social Good With A Photo

We live in a digital and visual world. If you’re a donor, volunteer, activist or supporter for social good, you may be interested in something that I recently came across. Johnson & Johnson has created an app called “Donate a Photo.” You can click here to see what it’s about. Johnson & Johnson is taking [...]

12 01, 2016

Chaos Is The New Normal For Social Good

By |January 12th, 2016|blog, branding, leadership|Comments Off on Chaos Is The New Normal For Social Good

Guest Post: Linda N. Spencer     Recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Wayne. We’re in the process of publishing a book we wrote together that will be released soon. I’ve worked in the social sector for over twenty years. I’ve known Wayne now for almost two years and I’ve been [...]

1 12, 2015

Looking to do Some Social Good for #GivingTuesday?

By |December 1st, 2015|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Looking to do Some Social Good for #GivingTuesday?

The day has arrived. It’s #GivingTuesday. If you’ve not heard of it, it’s the day on the calendar when the world collectively gives back for social good. In keeping with what I like to do for the holidays, if you’re a donor or volunteer looking to do something good today or during this season of [...]

29 09, 2015

5 Brilliant Ideas for #GivingTuesday Success

By |September 29th, 2015|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on 5 Brilliant Ideas for #GivingTuesday Success

#GivingTuesday is on December 1st. For those of you who may not have yet caught on, #GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving back. Each year, it’s become increasingly popular. In 2014, the money raised increased by more than 62 percent to over $45 million. It’s expected that this year will be just as successful, [...]

13 08, 2015

A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 2

By |August 13th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 2

On Tuesday, I published the first part of my discussion with Leigh who has been in the nonprofit sector for decades as an executive and philanthropist. You can find the first part of the series here where she speaks to how the sector has evolved, in her experience, since she started working in it in the [...]

16 06, 2015

Yes, You Can Establish A Major Gift Program: If You Do This

By |June 16th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on Yes, You Can Establish A Major Gift Program: If You Do This

Due to cuts in government funding, many nonprofits and social enterprises need to develop other ways to raise money. Developing and creating a major gift program is an excellent strategy that can yield results to help ensure organizational sustainability. Leadership Determine who within the organization will be key leadership involved in developing a major gift [...]