Charity Fraud Awareness Week: Do your research and exercise caution

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Nonprofits Receive Charity Navigator Scores for DEI Strategies and Impact

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Charity Navigator, the world's largest evaluator of nonprofits, announced a new rating methodology for the Encompass Rating System. Accountability News/Stats/Studies Charity Navigator Encompass Rating System

Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

Charity Navigator

With so many different organizations to consider supporting, we’ve found benchmarking an important step in selecting the right charity to make an investment in. benchmarking charitable giving charities hot topics nonprofits Philanthropy Star Rating System

Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Micalah Collins

Charity Navigator

My name is Micalah Collins, and I am the Advisory Research and Development Intern at Charity Navigator this summer. In my role, I assist the Advisory System Manager, Zachary Weinsteiger, in all things related to Charity Navigator’s Advisory System. Hello!

6 Reasons Why People Do Not Donate Money to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,817 responded that they had not donated money to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 42% responded that they do not give money to charity because they do not have the financial resources.

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Charity Navigator to Provide Access to its Global Giving Circle Directory

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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons.

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DonorDrive Launches New Version of Charity Fundraising App

NonProfit PRO

The DonorDrive Charity Fundraising app, which was created to transform the way people fundraise, has demonstrated significant success for enterprise nonprofits since its launch in July 2021. DonorDrive announced the launch of a new version of its fundraiser-focused app for iOS and Android.

What Bidders Should Know About Charity Auctions

Charity Navigator

There are a number of things that bidders should know about nonprofit auctions. For example, they need to know what cause they’re supporting and how the funds further it. If it’s a virtual event , they need to know how to access the event and participate. The list could go on! Read more ».

What Makes Your Charity Worthy of Support?

NonProfit PRO

Make your charity completely worthy of their support to create transformational, lifelong relationships. As we come into the holiday season, potential donors will be considering where to allocate their gifts.

charity:water and other mega-charities, we need to talk about your harmful, archaic views on overhead

Nonprofit AF

Every year at about this time, as people become more inclined to donate to charity for the holidays, memes start. Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Andrew Lora

Charity Navigator

Hello, my name is Andrew Lora, and I am the Marketing and Communications Intern at Charity Navigator. This summer, I have been faced with several different projects.

Charity Auction Compliance Requirements: The Essentials

One Cause

The post Charity Auction Compliance Requirements: The Essentials appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

Charity Auctions: The Ultimate Guide [+ Software Tips]


Charity auctions allow charities to cultivate relationships with sponsors, earn revenue and engage supporters, making them a top fundraising option for nonprofits. Additionally, charity auctions are at a distinct advantage over other fundraising methods for connecting with new donors.

Meet the Charity Navigator 2021 Summer Interns: Zainab Farid

Charity Navigator

This summer, I had the privilege of working at Charity Navigator as their development intern.

CanadaHelps enables cryptocurrency donations, giving Canadians even more ways to support charities

Charity Village

CanadaHelps announced that it now accepts donations of cryptocurrency in support of any of Canada’s 86,000 registered charities. The post CanadaHelps enables cryptocurrency donations, giving Canadians even more ways to support charities appeared first on CharityVillage.

tiptap is helping charities transition to a cashless society

Charity Village

The post tiptap is helping charities transition to a cashless society appeared first on CharityVillage. Giving to those in need should never be complicated, but with cash disappearing rapidly from our society, this is too often the case.

We’ve Been Asking the Wrong Question About Charity Compensation

Charity Navigator

All our lives we’ve been taught that one of the best questions you can ask in researching a charity is, “How much do they pay their CEO?” If the number’s low, that means they respect your donation. If the number’s high it means they don’t, and there’s something fishy going on.

4 Key Features of the New GoFundMe Charity™

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, GoFundMe has expanded their platform to nonprofits in the United States and Canada with the launch of GoFundMe Charity. For nonprofits looking to expand their crowdfunding campaigns in 2020, here are four key features of the new GoFundMe Charity : 1) Customizable campaigns to reflect your nonprofit’s brand. Charities also receive reports on personal fundraisers raising money on their behalf, both currently and historically, on GoFundMe.

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Facebook Ads are the channel that Digital Charity Lab gets asked for the most help with, by quite a distance.

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Donating your Time, Talent, and Treasure to Charities You Love

Charity Navigator

Through this effort, my wife and I have focused on supporting charities through three key areas, commonly known as time, talent, and treasure. As I shared before in my previous Charity Navigator blog , I prefer to invest deeply in organizations to compound my impact.

6 Reasons Why People Do Not Give to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,049 responded that they had not given to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 43% responded that they do not give to charity because they do not have the financial resources. Furthermore, 52% of these non-donors said it was unlikely that they would donate to charity in the next 12 months. 7,106 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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11 Creative Charity Fundraising Event Ideas


That’s why you should try incorporating more events into your charity’s annual fundraising plan. Charity events don’t just raise money for your charity, they also help to engage your supporters and bring publicity to your cause.

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Top 10 Charities Planting Trees and Encouraging Reforestation


The post Top 10 Charities Planting Trees and Encouraging Reforestation appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. The US cities are said to lose about 36 million trees on an annual basis. Moreover, the latest stats suggest that from 2001 to 2020, in 19 years, the country has lost 42.2

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Meet the Charity Navigator Summer 2021 Interns: Alexis Tonge & Stevensky Mertyl

Charity Navigator

In our role as Research Development Interns at Charity Navigator, our focus for this internship has been to understand the giving behaviors of millennial donors in order to enhance our ability to guide future donations toward more effective and impactful nonprofits.

Measuring Program Impact: Understanding and showcasing your nonprofit’s data

Charity Navigator

Important: The comments presented below are those of Social Solutions and not Charity Navigator. The information does not serve as a direct guide to earning a Charity Navigator Impact & Results beacon within the Encompass Rating System.

How Charity Navigator is accounting for the financial effects of COVID-19 in the Star ratings

Charity Navigator

In our commitment to make impactful philanthropy easier for all, Charity Navigator provides our objective, user-friendly rating service free of charge. We constantly monitor charity performance across the industry and make adjustments to our ratings tables when needed.

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Hosting a Memorable Charity Auction: 4 Tips


The fact of the matter is that you can be well-prepared and organized to host a successful charity auction event … but if your guests don’t enjoy the experience, they’re not going to give. The post Hosting a Memorable Charity Auction: 4 Tips appeared first on DipJar.

Charity Auction Sites: 8+ Best Software Providers Reviewed


Charity auctions are popular fundraisers for nonprofits of all sizes and in a wide range of fields. From universities with hundreds of staff members to local start-up organizations, nonprofits can leverage auctions to bring in important revenue and lay the groundwork for future partnerships.

DonorDrive® brings the first-ever Charity Arcade to TwitchCon 2019


DonorDrive®, the fundraising platform powering top charity streaming programs, is creating a space where TwitchCon attendees can jump into some interactive and over-the-top fun and learn how they can make a difference with streaming. Charity Streaming

101 Charity Auction Item Ideas

NonProfit PRO

Putting together an auction is a lot of work. Even the “easy” items take work to procure. Your committee may have lots of ideas for items to go after, but if you’re lacking in the creativity department, check out FrontStream’s list of 101 awesome auction items.

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Birthday Fundraisers: How to Raise More for Your Charity

One Cause

The post Birthday Fundraisers: How to Raise More for Your Charity appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post online fundraising peer-to-peer

GoFundme Charity Shutdown: Find Your GoFundMe Charity Alternative


GoFundMe Charity is shutting down on September 30, 2021. If your organization is currently using GoFundMe Charity, you might be wondering what that means for you and your fundraising. Gofundme Charity Shutdown Logistics. As A Gofundme Charity User, What Do I Do Next?

How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Transparency Using Charity Watchdogs

Network for Good

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of a “charity watchdog,” then you’re probably familiar with at least one or two of them. Charity watchdog organizations are crucial for fostering transparency in the nonprofit sector.

Binance to Donate $10M to Ukraine Humanitarian Effort

NonProfit PRO

Binance, the world's leading crypto and blockchain infrastructure provider, has committed US$10 million minimum to help the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine through its Binance Charity Foundation.

The Carver Foundation of Norwalk: Inspiring the Next Generation to Pursue Their Dreams

Charity Navigator

In celebration of Black History Month, Charity Navigator is honored to feature Black-founded nonprofits, highlighting their incredible legacies and commitment to the communities they serve. Read more ».

How Nonprofits Can use Charity Navigator for Benchmarking, Leading to Strategic Growth

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator has played an important role in helping us find and support deserving nonprofits. My wife and I are very intentional with our philanthropy - we consider the research and subsequent monitoring and evaluation of our philanthropic investments a part-time job.

Grant Writing 101: charity: water Shares 3 Strategies It Uses to Effectively Fund Its Programs

NonProfit PRO

For nonprofits that are looking to expand their international presence, charity: water has shared its three most effective grantmaking strategies to make fundraising efforts more successful.

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Canada Revenue Agency releases annual Report on the Charities Program

Charity Village

The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) has announced that the Report on the Charities Program 2020 to 2021 is now available. This report highlights the Charities Directorate’s work over the last fiscal year, and provides an overview of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on service, outreach, policy, and operational activities. It also features graphics and charity […].

As Encompass Matures, Making Meaning from the Rating System

Charity Navigator

Written by Stephen Rockwell, Chief Ratings Technology Officer at Charity Navigator. Stephen leads the team of charity analysts, program specialists, and development engineers that launched the new Encompass rating methodology and criteria.

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New data reveals stark picture of COVID-19 impacts on Canadian nonprofit and charity staff

Charity Village

This article is an excerpt from Human Resources Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Charities and Nonprofits, a report published by CharityVillage and The Portage Group.

Helping Charities Find Funders

Wild Apricot

nonprofit charities; fundingHere's an interview with Michael Lenczner of Ajah about Fundtracker - an online service that connects Canadian non-profits with funders - and