Tue.May 14, 2024

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Melinda Gates's $12.5 Billion Separation Agreement Is a Windfall for Women's Causes

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The philanthropist said in her departure message that gender equality will be the focus of her new endeavors. By Alex Daniels and Stephanie Beasley AP Photo/Ted S. Warren Melinda French Gates could create one of the 10 biggest grant makers in the United States. While she is widely expected to devote billions to women’s causes, she has been undertaking other efforts that could be just as consequential for philanthropy.

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Don’t Overlook Your Nonprofit’s Infrastructure Needs

NonProfit PRO

When it comes to operations, a nonprofit needs to think more like a for-profit — for the good of the organization and the cause it supports.

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Which Pro-Democracy Initiatives Work? Philanthropy Has No Idea

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Clear answers will require investments in solutions-focused research — and an easily accessible evidence base. By Andrew J. Seligsohn Getty Images Clear answers will require investments in solutions-focused research — and an easily accessible evidence base.

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Content Creators: A New (Mostly Ignored) Revenue Channel for Social Good

NonProfit PRO

Content creation is the newest, biggest opportunity for fundraising on the web. Here's how content creators can support your mission.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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4 Economic Factors that Could Impact Fundraising Efforts

NonProfit Leadership Alliance

Whether you’re fundraising for an alumni/ae association or an animal shelter, external economic factors can greatly impact your campaign’s success. While large-scale events like country-wide recessions are generally out of your control, you can predict certain shifts before they happen and adjust accordingly to mitigate financial risk for your nonprofit.

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New Benevity Data Shows Companies Embracing An ‘Impact Mindset’ Are Building Resilience

NonProfit PRO

Benevity released its annual "State of Corporate Purpose" report on the top trends influencing corporate social impact strategies.

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5 Keys To Successful Executive Leadership Recruitment

The NonProfit Times

Recent studies have estimated that more than 75% of current nonprofit executives plan to retire from their positions during the next five to seven years. In addition, it is estimated that 10% of nonprofits expect to hire a new executive director. As a member of the Board of Directors of a nonprofit organization, hiring your new executive director will be the most important responsibility you are likely to assume.

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When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

Non Profit AF

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that.

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How the generation gap is killing your fundraising

Jeff Brooks

One of the main challenges in creating inclusive fundraising is the generation gap. Fundraising professionals are overwhelmingly under 40. Donors are overwhelmingly over 60. You don’t have to be an expert to know that communicating with people 20+ years older (or younger) can be a challenge. Here are some key differences younger professionals should keep in mind about younger audiences.

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Management Needs To Plan For The Impending Storm(s)

The NonProfit Times

The summer months signal a swell of activity for nonprofits. Camps are in session, group trips are embarking, and gatherings and festivals are in full swing. But summer also signals the start of storm season for much of the country. When severe weather strikes, a nonprofit leader’s first instinct is to help others impacted by disaster, according to Eric Spacek, assistant vice president – risk control at Church Mutual Insurance Company.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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Focus on Skills to Ready Your Nonprofit for the Future

NonProfit HR

Is your nonprofit or association struggling to keep pace with the rapid evolution of skill requirements? Do you find yourself questioning whether your team possesses the necessary competencies to fulfill your mission effectively, both now and in the future? If your organization has yet to integrate workforce planning into its talent management strategy — evaluating … Read more The post Focus on Skills to Ready Your Nonprofit for the Future appeared first on Nonprofit HR.

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After the Ask: Understanding Nonprofit Payment Processing

Fundraising Coach

Your organization has just made a compelling fundraising ask to a potential donor. Now that one of the hardest parts is over, what are the next steps you should take? Providing the path of least resistance for supporters to donate to your cause is crucial to meeting financial goals and pushing your mission forward. To create that path, you should understand your payment processing system and how it can help you establish a relationship with potential donors.

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Actionable Video Marketing Tips For Healthcare Professionals

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Actionable Video Marketing Tips For Healthcare Professionals Are you a healthcare professional looking to improve your marketing strategy? With the rise of digital media, video marketing has become an essential tool for businesses to reach their target audience. Video marketing allows healthcare professionals to showcase their expertise and services in a more engaging and memorable way.

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Here’s Why So Little Humanitarian Is Reaching Gaza

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A professor who has spent decades overseeing relief operations around the world says many things are hampering desperately needed relief: Israel controls all of the border crossings into Gaza and does intensive searches of trucks for security reasons, slowing down the deliveries. Even if aid does cross into Gaza, it does not mean the goods will reach people in need.

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