Sat.Feb 02, 2019 - Fri.Feb 08, 2019

What You Can Learn About Online Fundraising from 152 Canadian Charities

Connection Cafe

Have you ever signed up to get email updates from 152 Canadian charities? What about receive, read, and analyze 1,234 emails from those organizations? Or how about make $25 donations to each and every single one of those 152 charities?

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What Donors Want – Fundraising Advice Straight from the Donor’s Mouth

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What Donors Want – Fundraising Advice Straight from the Donor’s Mouth – Guest Post by Rachel Stephenson Sheff. Major gift fundraising is an intuitive blend of art and science, with relationship-building at its core.

Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Fanny Villiers , Directora General of Donadora – an official partner of the Global Trends in Giving Report ( en español ). 1) Access to the internet in Mexico has grown very rapidly over the last decade. How has this impacted individual giving to NGOs in Mexico?

How to Become a Trusted Voice in Your Field

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Not all that long ago, intellectual capital —knowledge of processes and data, informational resources, etc.—was was critical to businesses and nonprofits. The people had the knowledge, and knowledge is power.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 85: Understanding Engagement Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Have you ever read something that totally changes your perspective on a subject? When it comes to fundraising, it’s not uncommon for people in the nonprofit sector to have set ideas about the process of fundraising, but today’s guest is challenging those perspectives.

Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics


Traditionally, the landscape has focused on strategic marketing, specifically on the three Ps: product, pricing and positioning. Those pillars have helped companies increase their awareness and close sales. But the corporate competitive landscape is shifting.

The Truth About Choosing A Nonprofit Career Path + 8 Experts’ Advice

Wild Apricot

Looking for a change? Figure out the right nonprofit career path for you with step-by-step advice and tips from nonprofit career experts

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Why Your Healthcare Nonprofit Needs a Written Fundraising Plan to Succeed

Connection Cafe

Every nonprofit organization – including yours – needs a written fundraising plan in order to be successful. Whether you are launching a small clinic and have yet to raise a dollar or are a multibillion-dollar research or medical center, you need a fundraising plan to guide your efforts. .

5 Reason Why Social Media Marketing Is Beneficial To Business Owners

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Since social media marketing was introduced to the market, people are getting hooked to it day by day. And many business owners benefited from it and helped them grow their business and sales. Many business owners are happy with what it offers to them and their company.

Today's Leadership Lessons

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As leaders, let's take a few minutes today to be sure we are doing all of the following: 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say "Thank You" and sincerely mean it. Show and demonstrate trust. Communicate clearly. Listen carefully. Teach something new.

How to Make People Believe in Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

I’ve been spending an embarrassing amount of time watching ABC’s “Shark Tank” recently. But maybe I shouldn’t be ashamed—it’s inherently entertaining television. If you’re unfamiliar, Shark Tank features hopeful entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to a panel of renowned business leaders.

Learning to Lead, Part 1: Why I Returned to Public Allies for a Second Year

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Rachelle Wayne 2018 Alumna, ASU BS in Nonprofit Leadership & Management and Class 12 Public Ally. When the cause is not about you and your personal greed, but the greater picture of mutual need.”. My name is Rachelle Wayne.

What's Stopping us from Building More Inclusive Nonprofits?

Museum 2.0

Every day, I’m amazed by the range of efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cultural sector. There are funding initiatives. Grassroots activism. Academic research. Conferences and white papers and toolkits and blogs. And yet, very little seems to change. The enthusiasm is high. The voices are in the room. Even people in power seem to care. So why aren’t more organizations changing? There are many reasons.

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Start Meetings On Time

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You call a meeting. Chances are one or more people will show up late. Perhaps 10 minutes late. If there are six people waiting on the latecomers, that's 10 minutes times 6. Sixty minutes. One hour of collective wasted time.

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Knowing When To Say Thank You To Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service. Knock Your Socks Off " type service as book editor Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate would say.

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Act Quickly To Gain Customer Loyalty

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A customer who complains and receives a fast response will actually be more loyal to your company in terms of future sales and referrals than a customer who never complained at all. That is what author Mark Thompson and Brian Tracy proclaim, and I agree with them.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The leader of the past was a person who knew how to tell. The leader of the future will be a person who knows how to ask -- Peter Drucker It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit -- Harry S.

The Leadership Test

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of my favorite books about leadership is The Leadership Test by Timothy R. Clark. You can read it in an hour and its message will guide you through your entire career.

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How To Be A Healthy Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you're like many leaders, you're "too busy" to exercise on a regular basis. And, you don't give yourself time to renew and refresh. Truth is, there are ways to fit exercise and healthful habits into your busy day that will pay off in dividends.

How To Run A Better Workplace Meeting

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Research shows that unfortunately, many workplace meetings are not nearly as productive as they could be. To help ensure the meetings you host are productive, lead them by: Observing nonverbal feedback and encouraging everyone to participate. Summarizing group consensus after each point.

How To Be A Manager With Class

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The sixth edition of the best-selling book, The First-Time Manager -- originally published in 1981 is a must-read for new managers and leaders in business. One of my favorite sections of the book is the one about class in a manager : Class is treating people with dignity.

Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description.

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Productive People Secrets

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to entrepreneur and author Margaret Hefferman , as reported a few years ago in Inc. magazine, the secrets of the most productive people are that they do these three things : They take breaks. Breaks refresh the mind and allow you to see new situations. They are great collaborators.