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The Fundraising Authority

Maybe you need to create an appeal for an email campaign, a proposal, or a new set of thank you letters and you’re at your desk just wishing that coherent sentences would magically start appearing? I have used it to help me write appeals, emails, thank you letters, and draft some 1 and 2-page proposals.

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10 Ways Nonprofit CEOs Get Creative


The next time you and your team sits down to brain storm ideas, let them know before you start that “nothing is out of line.” Propose an interesting caveat to your normal meeting routine by swapping roles, having people work in teams to accomplish a common goal. Bend the rules. The results might just surprise you. Make it a game.

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Grow the Human Skills: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication


Don’t waste valuable brain power. Welcome every proposal. Set the example by modeling the behavior you would like to see. Ask probing questions, consider a variety of opinions, including ideas that may be unpopular, and insist on objective analysis. Intimidation is Roundup for creativity.

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4 Signs You Are A Burned Out Nonprofit Fundraiser

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you’re having trouble focusing, you may be suffering from “foggy brain” caused by too much sitting at work. Instead, incorporate a brain-replenishing walk into your lunch hour. What we eat and drink can impact how our bodies and brains work. There’s a reason why healthy food is called “brain food.”

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Ratify Marrakesh!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Because the Marrakesh Treaty was modeled after the Chafee Amendment, as the Section 121 copyright exception is widely known in honor of the senator who proposed it in 1996, only minor changes have been recommended to align U.S. And, that American copyright exception was the inspiration for the Marrakesh Treaty! law with the Treaty language.

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How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I recently submitted a proposal for NTEN’s 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference with colleagues Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon and Jeanne Allen called “ Supercharge Your Technology Training ,” so please take a minute to vote for it. . People can’t be as focused on content when they been sitting longer than 20 minutes.

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Content Curation for Nonprofits – Notes from #13ntccur8

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Will is also does a lot of work with video – so when he proposed that we incorporate video interviews as part of the session, I was thrilled. Content curation takes focus and discipline — being “brains on.” The session was designed to balance content delivery with peer interaction. ” Content'