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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

Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

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Two noteworthy free resources to learn more about online fundraising from the UK.

My colleagues at Social Misfits Media launched their latest free guide for charities and nonprofits last week. It is called  ‘Make It Rain: Tips & Tricks for #Crowdfunding Success.’

The guide, which was sponsored by JustGiving and the Institute of Fundraising offers tip and recommendations for planning, implementing, and following up on a crowdfunding campaigns.  … Read More

My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Today is my birthday!  To celebrate,  rather than eat cake, I’m fundraising for the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN).   Please consider donating to the fundraiser with colleague Cindy Leonard.

I have worked in the nonprofit sector for 35 years.  In 1992,  I had the honor of having a front row seat at the creation of a field – how nonprofits can use the Internet for mission driven work.  … Read More

#ThankYouWednesday After A Successful #GivingTuesday

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Yesterday was the fourth Giving Tuesday, a global day of community-driven philanthropy.   Today is ThankYouWednesday because it was a huge success, including financial with 52% increase in giving.   And, because those of work in the social good sector know that giving is to become a habit or part of culture, it can’t be transactional.  … Read More