Sat.Nov 17, 2018 - Fri.Nov 23, 2018

Stewarding #GivingTuesday: Increase Your Retention Rate

Connection Cafe

#GivingTuesday is the largest global day of giving and it’s fast approaching. According to GivingTuesday.org, over $300 million was raised online in 2017, totaling 2.5 million gifts. This philanthropic effort continues to grow, especially across all social media efforts.

An Open letter to Crowdfunding Companies from the California Association of Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: The crowdfunding industry has sponsored legislation in California to clarify what is legally permissible. The legislation signals the need for more responsible and ethical practices that support nonprofits, donors, and platforms.

6 Reasons Why We’re Thankful for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Now is the perfect time to reflect on all the blessings 2018 has brought us. One thing we’re especially grateful for is the nonprofit sector and all the great work it’s done this year (and every year). Here are six reasons why we’re thankful for the work nonprofits do each and every day. They provide hope. In a world where we’re constantly hearing about natural disasters, social injustices and countless other problems on the news , nonprofits serve as a glimpse of hope.

[Tweet Chat] Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Join us for a tweet chat on January 16 at 12pm EST to discuss nonprofit tech trends in the new year!

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 75: Best Practices in Disaster Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Donors want to help when disaster strikes, but they often don’t realize how long disaster recovery can really take.

AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book. Most recently, we co-authored a policy brief for the Toda Peace Institute on the age of automation and it implications for civil society.

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Preparing for #GivingTuesday 2018

NonProfit Hub

After nearly a year of anticipation, we’re excited and relieved by the fast-approaching day of dedication to nonprofits. GivingTuesday is a global movement allowing for a time and a space to support organizations that make a difference in our communities.

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Why Nonprofits Need to Broaden Their Funding Horizons

Connection Cafe

This piece originally appeared in The Right Mix: How Diverse Income Models Influence Giving by the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact. Download the full report to learn how to develop a stable, sustainable, and supported organization. .

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How to Write the Perfect Donation Letter (+ Examples & Template)

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how to write a donation letter by understanding the ins and outs of appeals, following simple best practices, and referencing these two stellar examples

'I Have Always Known That I Wanted to Make a Positive Change in Our Society and I Am So Honored to Have Been Given This Opportunity'

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Kendelle Brown Class 12 Public Ally. In September 2017, I applied to be a Public Ally after first applying for a student worker position with Public Allies Arizona. When I first applied for the student worker position, I really did not know what Public Allies was; I just knew they helped youth get involved in the community.

3 Things You Can Do With the Member App in Under 30 Seconds

Wild Apricot Blog

A post to share with your members! Here's a step-by-step guide to doing 3 quick but useful things with the member app

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