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December 4, 2019

Lindsay LaShell : How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign

How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign Yep, you read that right. If you’re thinking about planning your Giving Tuesday campaign this week (it’s December 1, 2019), you’re about a year too late. Listen, I know you’re busy and dates have a way of sneaking up on you. By reading this now, you’ll give yourself plenty of time to take my advice, reap the benefits and launch a successful Giving Tuesday […]
November 27, 2019

Antionette Kerr : How I Became a Self-Care Radical

The elders in my family set high standards for what “hard work” felt and looked like. They subscribed to the adage that people of color (especially women of color) had to work “twice as hard” in business to prove themselves. I deeply respect my family’s wisdom. I credit them for my fierce work ethic, which fit right in with the “do more with less” mindset of nonprofit work, but as I rose through the ranks […]
November 21, 2019

Understanding Why And How People Give

This post is sponsored by GoFundMe If you’re involved in nonprofit work, you’ve probably thought a lot about what motivates people to donate their hard-earned income to a charitable cause. While much has changed in the nonprofit realm over the last 20 years, the underlying reasons for donating to charity are essentially the same. But exactly how people give and the methods they use have shifted and evolved as nonprofits have taken their fundraising online.  […]
November 16, 2019

How to Reach Beyond Your Typical Donor Base

As we reach the end of 2019, reflections and evaluations are at the forefront of everyone’s minds. What is working well? What could we change? How can we grow and create a larger impact? How can we make next year even better? One of the best ways to increase your impact is to expand your donor base. But I know it’s easier said than done. Here are some tips that might help you branch out […]