October 21, 2018
October 15, 2018
National Giving Month

National Giving Month: December Giving Makes Us Human

National Giving Month by Tracy S. Ebarb – Did you know that neither Congress nor the Executive Branch has officially dedicated any of our twelve months to acts of volunteerism or charitable giving? December provides us a very special opportunity to celebrate those individuals, groups and organizations who invest their lives in charity. As you know, nonprofits provide critical relief to the hurting, hungry and helpless, develop support for much needed social reforms and improve every […]
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from | 501c3.buzz
October 15, 2018

Stop Calling Nonprofits Nonprofit – John Horak – The TANGO Alliance

John Horak, The TANGO Alliance – Those of us who work in the “nonprofit” sector need to stop using the term “nonprofit.” This may sound strange coming from someone who has made a living working for nonprofit organizations and who still uses the term regularly. Nevertheless, bear with me as I explain my reasoning. First, the term is an accident of legal history. At the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries […]
from | Top Nonprofit
October 17, 2018

TopNonprofits Sits Down with Actor, Activist, and Comedian Milana Vayntrub

The following is part of a six-part series based on content from Social Media Week Los Angeles, held at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, June 12-14, 2018. For more tidbits and conference coverage, follow #SMWLA on Twitter.      Milana Vayntrub is no stranger to the spotlight. Best known for her role on the NBC hit drama series This is Us and serving as the adorable and witty AT&T saleswoman Lily Adams, she’s spent […]
from | NANOE News
October 15, 2018
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The NANOE Declaration – We’re Calling for Revolution – Louis Fawcett

The NANOE Declaration by Louis Fawcett, CNE, CDE, CNC “When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” — The Declaration of the Thirteen Colonies of the United States — Thomas Jefferson The NANOE Declaration – In order to form a more perfect union of nonprofit organizations and executives, National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) has established New Guidelines for […]
from | Nonprofit Hub
October 20, 2018

What’s the Risk of Starting a Nonprofit?

As with any company, there’s going to be some uncertainty about the future when starting a nonprofit. If you want to keep your organization afloat, it helps to know how many of them fail, where they fail and why. This isn’t meant to be taken as gospel—we certainly can’t tell the future. But being aware of the statistics can aid in your decision making, so take a look at the stability and prevalence of nonprofits […]
Opinion & Guest Blogs
August 12, 2018
Nonprofit Conferences Jimmy LaRose

6 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences in 2019 – Kathleen Robinson

2019 promises another wave of amazing Nonprofit Conferences. However, if you’re looking for an outdated PowerPoint Presentation on how to do a fundraising banquet than THESE EVENTS ARE NOT FOR YOU! if you’re convinced your Board of Directors needs training PLEASE STOP READING NOW! If you tired of going to your State Association’s Summit or AFP’s International Conference because you’ve finally realized they’re peddling products that don’t work then GOOD FOR YOU. Here’s a list of alternatives that […]
July 4, 2018
Fundraising Appeals Andrew Harrow Drummond Press

Supercharge Your Fundraising Appeals Using Multi-Channel Media

Fundraising appeals are facing a new dawn. Many organizations are standing at the proverbial fork in the road as they discuss their strategic objectives and how to translate those objectives into current and future fundraising strategies. Donor growth is the lifeline for any non-profit organization, and financial transparency is synonymous with survival. But if leadership teams are hesitant to explore innovative ways to drive growth based around fear of failure, then it leads to donor […]
June 25, 2018
Foundation Grants

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Seeking Foundation Grants – Putman-Walkerly

Foundation grants are an important part of capacity-building and often associated with the term “strategic philanthropy.” That’s not surprising, since most funders are looking for ways to increase their impact. Being more strategic can be a complex undertaking — and like every complex undertaking, shifting toward strategic grantmaking comes with multiple pitfalls and opportunities to make mistakes. That’s okay. Mistakes can provide valuable information for ongoing learning, which is a key part of strategic grantmaking. […]