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Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

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If you are like one of the nonprofit leaders in the study, you will love Philanthropy by the Numbers from Blackbaud’s npEXPERTS.

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5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

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The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6 Even better news?

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Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

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She reminded us that, ultimately fulfilling these ambitions is part of what philanthropy has stood for all along.

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Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

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That’s what I will be thinking as I join people from across my local community at our National Philanthropy Day in Charleston, SC.

Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue

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Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have become one of the hottest tools in philanthropy over the last few years. Here’s How it Works.

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How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

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In the late 1990s, I worked as a communications director for a small international development organization in San Francisco. billion by 2021.

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Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

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Philanthropy has been able to move into the real time web, too. Impacts to Philanthropy. But what does all this mean for philanthropy?

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Fundraising Mobile PhilanthropyApple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay.

Three Reasons Why It’s Necessary for Philanthropy to Engage Black Americans

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of Americans are non-Hispanic whites , Americans of color still struggle for their voice in many areas of society, namely philanthropy.

Corporate Philanthropy Trends Affecting Nonprofits in 2016

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2016 is also looking to be a great year for corporate philanthropy and nonprofits. We’re already a month into 2016. Featured Fundraising

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32 Sure Fire Ways to Grow Philanthropy after 40 Years of Static Giving


32 Sure Fire Ways to Grow Philanthropy in the U.S. Challenge the wealthy to plan their own philanthropy. Staggering, I know.

Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum Session

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I went to cover one session, “ Building An Information Infrastructure: Unlocking Data for Philanthropy.” gpf13 #philanthropy.

Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio


——————— This interview is with Jessica Howard, Membership Services Associate, Philanthropy Ohio.

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Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

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Now that we’ve had some time to reflect, I am wondering about how the Sharing Economy will catalyze new forms of philanthropy and CSR?

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Philanthropy University Offers Amazing (Free!) Online Courses

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All of the Philanthropy University courses are free and available anywhere in the world. What You Can Learn at Philanthropy University.

Embracing Next Generation Philanthropy


Next gen philanthropy is exciting, but requires some careful thinking. Mileage will vary, as each group and platform in next gen philanthropy is unique. Next gen philanthropy is tailor-made for new experiments like these. Nonprofits that embrace next gen philanthropy are raising more than money. Giving circles.

Lady Gaga & Celebrity Philanthropy

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Lady Gaga & Celebrity Philanthropy. What I find transformative about Lady Gaga’s celebrity philanthropy is that while she definitely has favorite causes, a significant part of her message is encouraging people to volunteer and take action. Author: Rachel Muir. No doubt about it, Lady Gaga is a conversation starter.

Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy

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Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy – Guest Post by Melinda T. Photo by LIFT.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

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Parenting Tips To Encourage Your Child’s Philanthropy. Youth in Philanthropy. Youth In Philanthropy. Learning To Give.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

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She writes the definitive blog on the topic called Philanthropy 2172. for public good. the coming year. Making sense of data as a public good.

9 Things to Look for When Evaluating a Grant Proposal

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Ensuring that your foundation makes impactful grants to the right nonprofit partners starts with a thorough proposal evaluation. Which leads us to #5….

How to Design Your Nonprofit Website for Better User Experience

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Lessons from IGS16: The How-To’s for Applying the SDGs to Grantmaking

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This was a very timely panel as we have all felt the momentum build behind philanthropy for the SDGs. The Key to Cross-Sector Partnerships.

Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

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Foundations corporate philanthropy csr foundations funding grantmaking measuring results Outcomes Outcomes Measurement ROIAnd what do they want?

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The Era of Corporate Social Responsibility is Ending: Why That’s a Good Thing

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The Rise of Donor-ism

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Nonprofit Fundraising Advocacy data donor-ism future of fundraising nonprofit leadership npEXPERTS peer-to-peer Philanthropy by the Numbers

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United Nations Sets a New Agenda for Global Philanthropy

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" As we take on the new and ambitious agenda for global philanthropy, it's all about location, location, location. In 1990, 1.9

Revitalizing Global Partnerships to Further the Sustainable Development Goals

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Heather Grady, Vice President of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, introduced the SDG Philanthropy Platform to the room.

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Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50 - Philanthropy 50 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50 - Philanthropy 50 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "America’s 50 most generous donors increased their giving by 27.5

Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Tool Kit: How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Your database is a gold mine,” says Emily Courville, director of analytics at the Humane Society of the United States. There is so much you can learn about what your donors are doing if you just start to look.” via Blog this

5 Things To Stop Doing If You Want A Successful Employee Engagement Program

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4 Important Considerations Before Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow

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Nonprofit Technology foundations Future of Technology MicroEdge nonprofit philanthropy software technologyWhat technology is best? How can I get the most out of my software solution? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions – you’re not alone. My advice is to think critically about what you want to achieve. Implementation.

5 Fundraising Resolutions for 2016

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Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, Blackbaud. Exceed Donor Expectations. Fight for every donor.

Wired for Philanthropy

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The Washington DC metro area far outpaces them in terms of overall philanthropy (online and otherwise). Author: Sara Spivey.

Choosing the Perfect Cause for Your Business Giving

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Social Good corporate philanthropy corporate social responsibility giving nonprofit stewardship Strategy TipsBe creative.

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The New Wave of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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Just how far will your organization’s supporters go to raise money on your behalf? Would they walk across hot coals? Shave their heads?

Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

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Nonprofit Fundraising donor love donor retention fundraising ideas fundraising tips npEXPERTS Philanthropy by the NumbersInvite their feedback.

Is Your Impact Strategy About the Journey or the Destination?

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That’s where strategic philanthropy should begin—at the end. And here’s where things get interesting.

Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

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At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. First, let’s talk about data. Automation.

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How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

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