“What does it take?” Most every time I’m with a leader or a highly successful corporate executive, I ask, “What does it take? What are the traits and characteristics that contribute most to your success?” (A pretty good question, by the way. And it does help stroke the psyche of the person you ask. Try it. “Tell me why you are so successful. What does it take?”) Over the years, I’ve gathered these 28 bits […]
The days of the seemingly infinite pool of new donors available to quickly and inexpensively replace those who have stopped their support are long gone. Today, as more and more donors abandon ship, the cost of replacing them has grown so great as to be no longer affordable for most nonprofits.
Bitcoin news has been everywhere in recent months. With so much buzz around this relatively new way to pay, it’s important to know how it works, and to think about whether your nonprofit should be either accepting donations in bitcoin, or indeed actively targeting successful Bitcoin investors. So, what exactly is Bitcoin, and how might it impact your nonprofit’s fundraising?
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. “Lean” foundations—those with few or no staff—make a significant contribution to American philanthropy but their size conditions how they operate according to the latest annual benchmarking report from Exponent Philanthropy (EP), which supports small foundations.