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Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: It’s Still Growing!

    Nonprofits in search of more funds and a strong social media program should consider a crowdfunding campaign. Crowdfunding not only raises money but increases brand awareness.   Devin D. Thorpe, author of Crowdfunding for Social Good, believes: “While crowdfunding does not constitute a complete development plan, no development plan is complete without crowdfunding.” … Continue reading

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Why Should Nonprofits Invest in a Modern Marketing Engine?

 Why should nonprofits invest in a modern marketing engine? Jamey Heinze, Chief Marketing Officer at CDS Global, recently spoke at the 2014 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference on the topic of how nonprofits can utilize certain marketing techniques more effectively than for-profits can. The full discussion can be found in a brand new … Continue reading

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Nonprofits and Data: You Can’t Know Too Much

This post was originally published on our sister site, Third Sector Today Jamey Heinze, Chief Marketing Officer at CDS Global, recently spoke at the 2014 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference on the topic of how nonprofits can utilize certain marketing techniques more effectively than for-profits can. The full discussion can be found in a brand new … Continue reading

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Pro Bono: Who’s doing it …and how can you get it?

  A new study from the Taproot Foundation shows just how important pro bono service has become in the nonprofit community and how this form of giving is actually a win-win for both the corporations and your nonprofit. Taproot’s mission is “to drive social change by leading, mobilizing, and engaging professionals in pro bono service.” … Continue reading

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Does Your Nonprofit Prioritize Diversity?

  Workplace diversity is indeed a diverse concept, encompassing a wide array of people in terms of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, age, ability, economic status, and more. Most nonprofits tout diversity in their staff and their actions as though achieving full-fledged diversity were a high honor. But how many prioritize diversity, making it a reality for … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Managing Your Nonprofit Board

How to Manage Your Non-Profit Board   Congratulations, you are now the new executive director of a non-profit organization. One of the most challenging things you will have to do is to effectively “manage up” and work well with your board of directors. As an executive director, it is critically important to set the right … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Hiring: The Right Degree?

  Are liberal arts degrees the norm in the nonprofit sector? These days, many recent college graduates experience cautious optimism. The world is at their fingertips, but what lucrative direction will their degrees take them? For liberal arts graduates in areas such as sociology and philosophy, job prospects could seem limited – on the surface. … Continue reading

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Storytelling Through Video: Excellent Example

California couple Nathanael and Christina Matanick hope to increase awareness of foster care system dynamics through the powerful impact of storytelling through video. Their first film on the subject, ReMoved, did just that—being swiftly adopted by agencies throughout the country and world as part of the core training curriculum for new foster parents. Several months … Continue reading