November 19, 2019

The following article is cross-posted from Alliance magazine blog. Based out of the UK, Alliance magazine is the leading global magazine on philanthropy and social investment.

Donor advised funds (DAFs) are a growing segment of philanthropy.

On the other side of the Atlantic, DAFs have been in existence since the 1930s and have combined assets of more than $80bn in assets under management. They have attracted high profile donors including Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan who gave away $1bn worth of Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

January 11, 2018

Donor Advised Funds—The Most Efficient Way to Channel Funds for Social Good

The following article is cross-posted from Alliance magazine blog. Based out of the UK, Alliance magazine is the leading global magazine on philanthropy and social investment. Donor advised funds (DAFs) are a growing segment of philanthropy. On the other side of the Atlantic, DAFs have been in existence since the 1930s and have combined assets of more than $80bn in assets under management. They have attracted high profile donors including Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan […]
January 10, 2018

Incentivizing Marketing Behavior in Your Staff

As a nonprofit leader, you should always be attempting to optimize your staff’s behavior so that you can maximize your impact while keeping your costs low. However, doing so is not always easy. Although your staff is likely emotionally attached to your cause, it’s easy for them to get into the groove of their roles. If left unchecked, this can eventually alter behavior, making the person reluctant to do anything above and beyond their responsibilities […]
January 10, 2018

5 Smart Questions to Ask When Buying Nonprofit Software

As nonprofits grow, they quickly realize that Excel spreadsheets and basic, nonprofit-nonspecific software solutions simply don’t cut it. Instead of focusing on strategy and fundraising, nonprofit staff spend valuable time on administrative tasks or, worse, resolving problems caused by disorganization.
January 9, 2018

Staying on the Same Page: Communication Tools for Nonprofits

Communication is key. Whether you’re trying to coordinate with your team or reach out to current and potential donors, it’s important to stay on top of your game. Here are a handful of communication tools we’ve been using and raving about. External Communication Tools Sprout Social  Sprout Social isn’t just for social media scheduling. It also enables you to look over the messages and notifications coming in on any of your social media platforms and […]
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