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Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand

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Note from Beth:   I’m thrilled to that Jonah Halper has offered to share this guest post with some of the themes from his new book, “Date Your Donors,”  a must read for your nonprofit bookshelf.

 

Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand Guest Post by Jonah Halper, author of Date Your Donors

I was a development/fundraising professional for more than a decade.… Read More

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

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Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar

I’m excited to announce a major milestone in GuideStar’s history.

GuideStar’s vision is to drive philanthropy by increasing nonprofit data collection, distribution, and innovation. Today, we take a giant leap toward further achieving that vision.… Read More

Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video

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Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video – A Guest Post by Michael Hoffman

About a year ago, I wrote right here on Beth’s Blog about Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video.  You should read it, because everything in there is still true.Read More

Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech

Note from Beth: My colleagues at Network Impact have released an important report about measuring and evaluating “civic tech” based on their experience working with Knight Foundation grantees.     It goes beyond just analytics tools to exploring tools, techniques, and data for measuring deep civic engagement, open governance, and inclusive decision-making.  

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Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Source: GiveMN  A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving.… Read More