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6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shares attention-grabbing staff stories from the front lines, to raise awareness of international crises such as the violent campaign against the Rohingya people in Myanmar: View Story. Use data and statistics to shed light on the problem. In terms of posting cadence – how much should you post?

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Feeling Thankful at Forum One

Forum One

Once expressed, it changes attitude, brightens outlook, and broadens our perspective.” ~ Germany Kent , American print and broadcast journalist, HR guru, author, speaker, visionary. “Gratitude is one of the most powerful human emotions. It’s a great privilege to work with the people I work with at Forum One.


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Benetech: President's Update

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The world’s problems are many, and we keep seeing opportunities for technologists to address those problems effectively. We believe that having more minds working simultaneously on a problem increases the odds of solving that problem well and quickly.

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

Don’t start with broadcast, you need to engage and connect. As examples, check out Conservation International. Share the challenges and the problems we want to tackle and asking them to join us in the whole process instead of just asking them to fund something. Connecting via email is engagement.

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Crowdsourcing and the nonprofit community

ASU Lodestar Center

Using crowdsourcing, nonprofits can now broadcast their message to a nearly-infinite audience. Closeness doesn’t have to limit your scope any longer; harness collective intelligence to solve problems, make connections, turn over new leaves, and grow through collaboration. How can crowdsourcing help my nonprofit organization in Arizona?

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#GivingTuesday Countdown: One Month to Go!

Connection Cafe

SVP Waterloo Region celebrated the day by launching SVP Teens, a group aimed not only at rallying youth, empowering them to “address problems facing their community” and teaching “them the importance and value of strategic and engaged philanthropy. Check here for some helpful resources, ask your co-workers, get your intern on it.

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Dear Betty: How do we get members to read our communications?


Many organizations, in an attempt to be all things to all people (or due to the temptation of all that tasty, tasty non-dues revenue), have larded up our membership “benefits” with so much tangential ‘stuff’ that our members can’t focus on the stuff that will actually help them fix their professional problems. Inside Voice.