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Understanding Corporate funders

Understanding the Corporate Funder

Understanding the Corporate Funder Mentality   What are corporate funders thinking as it relates to charitable giving in the 21st Century? In 2013, according to the Giving USA Foundation, corporations donated $16.76 billion to charity. Although as a total percentage of giving, this is significantly less than donations by individuals, it is still sizable and … Continue reading

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Is Your Nonprofit Board in Strategic Alignment?

This article was originally published on Third Sector Today It’s not every day that I get to enjoy a chocolate egg cream this far west of Brooklyn, let alone enjoy the insight and practical philosophy of an expert who has helped a long list of nonprofit boards. But today was my chance to do both! I met with Dennis C. Miller, … Continue reading

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Leveraging Linkedin to Connect Your Nonprofit

This post was originally published on our sister site,  Third Sector Today Feel at Home on LinkedIn LinkedIn is the nice aunt of social media–it’s more civil, professional, and informational. Its “house” is visited by influencers who bring advice, expertise, and resources like the flowers, candy, and wine you bring to your auntie’s place–all for … Continue reading

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Joining a Fundraising App? 9 Considerations

This post was originally published on our partner site, Third Sector Today Think about these 9 things before joining a fundraising app. There’s no denying the mobile transformation of every sector of the nonprofit space. Your supporters have mobile phones and if you ask them to give through their phone 62% of millennials say they … Continue reading

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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

Understanding Corporate funders

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