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New E-Book: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Nonprofits

It’s not secret to nonprofits that fundraising is critical to the success of your mission. But, does your entire organization treat it this way?  Is  culture of philanthropy embedded in the way that everyone does their work?  I’m thrilled to contribute a chapter in Blackbaud’s newest npEXPERTS eBook, that includes 10 chapters of ideas on how create a culture of philanthropy—one in which executives, board members, accountants, marketers, and everyone in between understand the importance of your organization’s fundraising success and how they can contribute to it within their unique roles.… Read More

Building Relationships within A Cause-Centered Community: Jeffersonian Dinners

A cause-centered community is a group of people who share a common passion for a cause.   They could be a group of people who support a particular nonprofit’s social change agenda or a group of people from different organizations united around a common challenge, idea, or cause.… Read More

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

By Lindsay Austin Louie

“How much promise do the following practices hold for increasing foundations’ impact in the coming decades?” The twenty-four potential answers provided covered a broad spectrum of philanthropic practice, from taking more risks, to providing more general operating support, to engaging in impact investing.… Read More

The Spirit of @GivingTuesday Continues: #MyGivingStory Grant Opportunity

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Join me for a Twitter Chat about #MyGivingStory at 1pmPST/4pmEST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

During the chat, @GivingTues will start with welcomes, and then lead a discussion about storytelling best practices. Participants include @GivingTues, @magusgalmarini (Agus Galmarini of the Gates Foundation) @ArielAzoff (Social Impact at Medium), @meansandrew (Head of Philanthropy & Civic Innovation @Uptake) and me.

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley
Guest Post By Heather McLeod Grant

Why are Silicon Valley community-based nonprofits struggling to meet demand, and having a hard time maintaining their organizational health? Why aren’t more local philanthropists directing their dollars toward these organizations?… Read More