Imagine your best friend Holly is in a horrible car accident and tragically dies. As grief overwhelms you and tears run down your cheeks, you pull out your smartphone. You send Holly a text telling her how much you miss her. Within seconds she responds with a funny cat meme—just like she always did. You start to laugh. After many more back and forth texts it feels like Holly is still alive. Or is she. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]