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July 4, 2018
Anne Munson Nonprofit Credentials

Nonprofit Credentials That Makes Sense

I’ve watched with interest the passionate debate about NANOE and the nonprofit credentials newly available to the charitable sector. I hadn’t been too concerned with what the traditionalists said about NANOE – after all, a new national organization in any industry threatens the status quo. But when a fundraising colleague wrote an uninformed news column questioning the validity of NANOE and credentials I hold, I knew I had to speak out. Certification, membership and education […]
July 4, 2018

Why Nonprofit Stories Are the Secret to Success

Everywhere you turn, it seems someone is creating a new nonprofit to combat some societal evil. In the USA, the number of registered 501(c)(3)s jumped from around one million in the mid-1990s to over 1.5 million in less than 12 years. That is the equivalent of 801 new 501(c)(3)s being created each week…for more than a decade! And “501(c)(3)” is only one classification of nonprofits. It doesn’t even include the number of associations, chambers of […]
June 30, 2018

10 Summer Fundraisers for 2018

Summer is finally here—the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the money-raising possibilities are endless. To ring in the season, here are 10 fun, unique and affordable summer fundraisers that will make everyone excited to give back. For each event, make sure you take the time to budget, set fundraising goals, find volunteers and—perhaps most importantly—advertise! All of these ideas are most successful with a high attendance rate, so market often on social […]
June 27, 2018

Why Your Nonprofit Branding Matters Now More Than Ever

We live in a world super-saturated with brands, logos, slogans and sponsors. It’s impossible to walk down the street or surf the web without experiencing commercial overload. Each and every day more brands are being introduced to the world, and, consequently, it’s becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. Most of these brands are offering tangible products and services like sneakers or home security systems or internet service. But for us—for nonprofits—we […]