Thu.Dec 20, 2018

Why All Social Good Organizations Need to Pay Attention to Politics

Connection Cafe

Whether your social good organization has a political affiliation or not, your donors do and their behavior (and your fundraising) is impacted by the state of national politics. That is the focus of episode 79 of The sgENGAGE Podcast: How Elections Influence Charitable Giving.

Video Marketing on Social Media: Best Practices & Inspiration for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Becky Brooks , Director of Communications at Animoto , an online video maker that makes it easy to create marketing videos for social media and beyond. Facebook has, for a couple years now, committed to making their platforms “video first.” Unsurprisingly, other networks followed suit.

5 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Website Donor-Friendly

Connection Cafe

Imagine two nonprofits that are nearly identical. Similar missions, same size, equal marketing budgets. They both have websites that do an admirable job of showcasing their impact. In most obvious ways, these two organizations are twins. But one of them raises much more money online than the other.

Book: Simple Acts to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: As we head into the holiday season and year-end giving, I invited Amy Neumann to share some thoughts about giving and her new book, “ Simple Acts to Change the World.” ” Guest Post: Giving the Gift of Giving by Amy Neumann.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 79: How Elections Influence Charitable Giving

Connection Cafe

Research has found that charitable donors who also give to political campaigns are more generous than donors who don’t give to political campaigns. But how do elections impact charitable giving overall, and what effect does gender have?

[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Kathleen Janus

NonProfit Hub

In this episode of What’s Next?, Randy and Kathleen Janus talk about social entrepreneurship and how it can be used to tackle some of society’s grandest problems. Also discussed in this episode is earned income , overhead costs, root-cause initiatives and more. Kathleen “Kelly” Janus is a social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship.

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders For 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With less than two weeks before 2019, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?