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July 31, 2020

How to Keep Your Team Motivated Through 2020

The year 2020 has presented some… interesting challenges to say the least. But one of the most prevalent has been staying motivated at work. When you’re home, working in your pajamas and distractions just too close for you to ignore them, you have to think of new ways to be productive. It seems like working remotely is going to be our reality for the rest of 2020 ― at least for the United States. We’re […]
August 7, 2020

The Anatomy of an Effective Fundraiser Letter

Social media is all the rage these days. Although less personable, it’s become a major outreach tool. But according to the Blackbaud Institute, while social media is on the rise, direct mail has declined from 49% to 23% of donors from 2010 to 2018.  Yet, direct mail remains viable for “mature donors” born 1945 or sooner. This group of “mature donors” accounts for 24% of all charitable giving. It’s still a viable option for baby […]
August 15, 2020

Microphilanthropy Explained

For decades, philanthropy has been seen largely as black-tie galas paired with pricey auction items ― large events for larger wallets. With the introduction of the internet and social media, donors now have the ability to participate and give in new and more accessible ways. Microphilanthropy has become a prominent trend in the past decade. It’s here for the long haul, so we’ll walk you through how to get on board. What is Microphilanthropy?  As […]
August 19, 2020

4 Ways to Attract More Diverse Talent for Your Nonprofit

Are you focused on improving diversity within your organization this year?  A recent report estimated that 39 percent of nonprofits hope to diversify their workforce in the areas of race, age, gender, identity and differing abilities in 2019. And for good reason. The benefits of an inclusive culture and diverse team are well reported. However, even with the increased attention on diversity, inclusion and equity over the last few years, the nonprofit world has been […]