Rage Fundraising This Coming Year

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017

Rage Fundraising contributed to record-breaking charitable totals in 2017, although what happens next (in 2018) is unclear, thanks to a different Trump effect—his new tax plan, which may shift how people donate because of changes in what they deduct:...

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What Will Happen?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017

Nonprofit and philanthropic leaders from the coasts to the hinterlands are concerned about the impact of the new tax act on charitable giving—right now, it’s all speculation, but worth keeping in mind (2 links): http://beta.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mcqueeney-charitable-giving-under-new-tax-law-20171227-story.html...

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Two RAGE FUNDRAISING Lessons

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017

First, like disaster charity, RAGE FUNDRAISING can evolve into sustainable philanthropy for your nonprofit; second, a good example of the impact of RAGE FUNDRAISING on one community impacted by Trump: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/22/your-money/natural-disaster-philanthropy.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=smartbriefsnl...

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Marketing Primer

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017

5 steps to create an effective nonprofit marketing plan to make your nonprofit’s goals a reality, whether they be to increase donations or advocate for your cause: https://www.wildapricot.com/blogs/newsblog/2017/12/01/nonprofit-marketing-plan

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From Guys Who Ought to Know

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017

Seyfarth Shaw on the new tax act’s impact on nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations, and guidance as to how they might respond to it and plan for changes in budgeting, planning, compensation decisions, etc:...

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The New Normal

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017

Something you would not have seen a few years ago—the leaders of mainstream foundations directly criticizing the policies of the president of the US; if these guys can join the Resistance, so can your nonprofit; call me and I can help you with Rage Fundraising: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-politics-cities-resilience/trump-detrimental-to-resilience-in-many-u-s-cities-foundation-head-idUSKBN1EF0TJ...

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Same Old Same Old Works in Rage Fundraising

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017

You don’t need to reinvent the wheel each time your nonprofit pitches donors & mobilizes stakeholders—the same wheel, if successful in the past, can resonate with some minor updating and tweaks:  http://www.theagitator.net/uncategorized/the-same-old-santa/

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Grassroots Power & Smart Funding

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017

If nonprofits want to lead the Resistance, they must educate the public and invigorate enlightened grassroots participation among donors; foundations must overcome arrogance & timidity to fuel nonprofit work to repair & strengthen our fractured democracy: ...

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Jewish Philanthropy

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017

Why do American Jews give disproportionately more than any other ethnic and religious group? A study shows that Jewish philanthropy is decidedly non-sectarian; my Nonprofit Quarterly newswire this week: ...

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BoardSource SmartBrief

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017

A resource for nonprofit board leaders takes a look back at 2017—leading off with a nod to the emergence of Rage Fundraising in the Trump Era: ...

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