Happy Birthday!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

Now, Please Give—Facebook will be prompting you to create a charity fundraiser for your birthday: https://venturebeat.com/2017/08/16/facebook-will-now-prompt-you-to-create-a-charity-fundraiser-for-your-birthday-2-weeks-in-advance/

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A Sampler

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017

How America’s nonprofit leaders responded to Charlottesville from the Chronicle of Philanthropy: ...

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What Keeps You Up at Night

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

The biggest challenges nonprofits face right now is the inability to adequately compensate staff and funder demands for information: https://www.501c3lawblog.com/2017/08/16/current-challenges-nonprofit-sector/

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Showing Me the Money

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

In the age of benchmarks and outcomes, nonprofits need to move beyond the argument that advocacy is part of their mission; instead, they need to show how an expanded definition of outcomes leads to longer-term measurable results:...

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Bolder Advocacy

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017

Lobbying is a way nonprofits can advance their missions, educate policymakers, & protect their values—dos & donts: https://www.bolderadvocacy.org/resource/amplify-voice-lobbying-dos-donts

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A Key Role for Nonprofit Journalism

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017

Maintaining the important voice of alternative media in America’s cities:  https://www.poynter.org/2017/last-month-baltimore-city-paper-said-it-was-closing-now-a-nonprofit-is-working-to-restore-the-citys-alternative-media/470245/

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Blog Away

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017

Blogging is an effective way for your nonprofit’s leaders to fundraise and advocate (2 links): http://blog.capterra.com/3-reasons-a-blog-is-crucial-to-your-nonprofit/  Blogging Best...

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Don’t Say It Can’t Be Done!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017

Yes, your community-based grassroots advocacy organization can create a culture of fundraising and be successful at it.  I’m tired of hearing people from grassroots community-based organizations say they cannot develop a culture of fundraising and cultivate individual donors. Instead, they don’t bother to try and spend a lot of time complaining about foundations (which deserve to be complained about, true). CHiRLA—a wonderful Los Angeles...

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