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6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

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Note from Beth:   December is a time when start to reflect on the past year and future online trends for fundraising.  The term “Sharing Economy” came to my attention two years ago after attending the SHARE conference in San Francisco and there were some implications for philanthropy.    

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Join me and @GuyKawasaki on #GivingTuesday to Support #WomensRights

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Every year since GivingTuesday has started, I’ve celebrated it with a fundraiser for a nonprofit cause that I care deeply about.   This year, on November 29, I will participate in a fundraising event with Guy Kawasaki hosted by Mozilla to help raise awareness and funds for Wake (Women’s Alliance and Knowledge Exchange).  … Read More

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. That means if they collected funds, it would have to take place outside the app, such as through a browser or text.   … Read More

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

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Note from Beth:    We are in the “dog days of summer,” that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies.  

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Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

 

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For the past three years,  I have had the honor of serving as the facilitator for the Knight Foundation Peer Learning Exchange for the Giving Day Initiative.    Today, the Foundation has released a new report: “Beyond the Dollars: The Long-Term Value of Giving Days for Community Foundations,” written by Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies.  … Read More