A New Twist on Rage Fundraising

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018

Shark charities say they’re getting stream of donations mentioning Trump:  http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/370470-shark-charities-say-theyre-getting-stream-of-donations-mentioning

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Sign of the Times

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018

Traditionally staid big institutional foundations join the Resistance, this time in Pittsburgh, where they publicly condemn the local newspaper for excusing racism and defending President Trump:...

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Unlimited Need but Limited Resources

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018

Services delivered by community-based nonprofits affect the lives of one in five Americans and account for nearly $200 billion in economic activity, but their clients and society at large face significant risks because they are not adequately funded:...

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Pot in Michigan

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018

The reason so many nonprofits track state legislation is that it’s critical to effective advocacy, whether it’s high-dollar air campaigns or grassroots groundwork—here’s one example of how it’s done:...

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Coalition Advocacy in OK

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018

Good example of nonprofit advocacy as part of a broad-based coalition of interest groups trying to push a state’s politicians to get their budget act together: http://newsok.com/step-up-oklahoma-plan-receives-endorsement-from-nonprofit-advocacy-group/article/5580480

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Don’t Get Too Cozy

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018

Local politicians should steer clear of rivalries between competing community-based nonprofits—a case study in my Nonprofit Quarterly newswire this week:...

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Advocacy Communications & Content Marketing

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018

Make your advocacy communications more effective and accessible to your stakeholders (I can help you with all of these tips, especially #’s 4 and 8)—and learn how to leverage your expertise via content marketing to help your nonprofit:...

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Nonprofit Advocacy Matters

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018

The Federal Government Shut-Down and Other Fun Stuff from the National Council of Nonprofits:  https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id=1190

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More Predictions of Doom

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018

Three links on the impact of the new tax law on the charitable sector—affordable housing, giving incentives and the inability of the sector to compensate for government cuts: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/business/economy/tax-housing.html...

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Nonprofit Journalism Flourishes

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018

The Columbia Journalism Review writes about the Guardian’s foray into philanthropic support for its work, with some help from my alma mater, USC’s Annenberg School: https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/guardian-nonprofit-philanthropy.php

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