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Newsletter: Use ChatGPT-4 to Build Better Corporate Partnerships ; The Case for Targeting Jewelry Stores in 2024 ; Why We Need to Treat Museums Like Highways

Selfish Giving

I'm again excited to join the Corporate Partnerships Conference (CPC24) ! ???? Here are four reasons why you should join me at CPC24 on Thursday, March 21st. ? Corporate partnerships are everywhere now. They are no longer just local, regional, or national. THEY ARE INTERNATIONAL. And this is the only truly international conference on corporate partnerships.

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The Criminalization of Homelessness

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Across the country, it has become increasingly difficult for people to afford a place to live. Half of all renters now spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent and utilities, and nearly 600,000 people are homeless , unable to afford a place to live at all. Amid this growing housing crisis, just last month, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed to hear a case that could exacerbate the problem by criminalizing people who seek she

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Finding the right fit – advice for vetting consultants

Big Duck

Review this list of topics and questions to ask when starting a new project and searching for the ideal communications firm or nonprofit agency

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Walmart Heirs Bet Big on Journalism

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Fabio Bracht on Unsplash This article was co-produced and co-published with Civil Eats. From vast riparian watersheds to fisheries to croplands, few corners of the nation’s ⎯ and the world’s ⎯ food systems have escaped the eyes of the Walton family. The children and grandchildren of Walmart co-founder Sam Walton have long embedded their interests, and, more importantly, their money, among industry groups, policymakers, academics, activists, and NGOs active in the future of food.

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'Dodgy' Data Dump From IRS Causes Headaches for Nonprofits

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The glitch could pose a barrier for charities seeking to secure donations or government grants. By Alex Daniels In a potentially widespread error, the agency sent tax-return data for nonprofits that apparently misreports organizations' 2022 finances.

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Across the Country, Poor and Low-Wage Voters Are Organizing

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Susan Melkisethian on flickr.com Disclosure: The author is the daughter of Rev. Dr. William Barber II, who is quoted in the article. New York City is home to the most millionaires in the world. Yet, nearly all low-wage workers in the city are rent-burdened , with 25 percent of children within the city limits living in poverty. This is just a snapshot of the widespread and worsening issue.

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Henry Luce Foundation Awards $12.3 Million to Improve Gender Diversity in STEM

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest Also, the Helmsley Charitable Trust gave $12 million to study how to help people with Type 1 diabetes safely exercise, and the Wyss Foundation donated $5 million to conserve the 15,500-acre Minam River Ranch in northeast Oregon.

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Expert Donor Thank You Templates for Letters, Texts, Social Media, and Calls!

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits spend most of their time trying to get donations, so make sure you follow-up every contribution with a prompt thank you, acknowledgement, and receipt that communicates your organization's story with impact. Download this guide now to receive thank you letter templates for direct mail, email, phone calls, social media, and text messages, guaranteed to make your donors feel appreciated while also supporting your donor retention and acquisition efforts.

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Making Participatory Budgeting Work: The Equity Imperative

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: **:**Kar-Tr on istock.com This is the fourth article in NPQ ’s series, The Vision for Black Lives: An Economic Justice Agenda. Co-produced with the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), this series will examine the many ways that M4BL and its allies are seeking to address the economic policy challenges that lie at the intersection of the struggle for racial and economic justice.

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Tips for Developing Successful Campaigns for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

The idea of developing a campaign can often feel daunting. Here is some guidance on what you need to do to create a successful campaign.

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9 Questions to Help Boards Run More Inclusive Meetings — and Make Better Decisions

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By Katie Smith Milway and Susan Wolf Ditkoff Getty Images Start with the “big why,” and more advice that can help board leaders build agendas and cultures that ensure every trustee’s voice is heard.

Culture 85
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AI in Strategic Planning: Opportunities, Challenges and Embracing Human Insight

NonProfit PRO

Recently, I asked ChatGPT to create a strategic plan for a made-up nonprofit. Here's what I learned about using AI for strategic planning.

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What Gift Officers Should Write in Their LinkedIn ‘About’ Section

iMarketSmart

I think too many major gifts fundraisers – and people in most other industries as well – are not using their LinkedIn profiles to their fullest potential. Not even close. What you write in your about section on LinkedIn can play a big role in encouraging or discouraging your major gifts prospects from wanting to talk with you. Your LinkedIn profile should not feel like a resume.

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Data Axle Nonprofit Launches Email Cooperative Data Directly Connected to Donation Activity

NonProfit PRO

Data Axle Nonprofit announced the launch of new email data in the company’s robust omnichannel cooperatives, Apogee and DonorBase.

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Question of the Month: What do major donors want in their first meeting with you?

Veritus Group

In this Question of the Month video, Jeff shares about his experience as a donor meeting with a major gift officer for the first time. The post Question of the Month: What do major donors want in their first meeting with you? appeared first on Veritus Group.

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3 Steps Toward Becoming Tomorrow’s Nonprofit Titan

NonProfit PRO

Those who successfully navigate fundraising and staffing challenges will rewrite the playbook. Here’s how they’ll do it.

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Join me at the Nonprofit Marketing Summit on March 5-7

Marketing for the Modern Nonprofit

I promise you do NOT want to miss the 2024 Nonprofit Marketing Summit: Unthinkable. Get your free ticket here. ​ NMS: Unthinkable features over 70+ sessions led by the industry’s top experts with an impressive lineup of over 100 speakers, including renowned figures like Dan Pallotta, Floyd Jones, Jon and Becky from We Are For Good, and me !

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HP Announces 2024 Digital Equity Accelerator to Drive Global Digital Inclusion

NonProfit PRO

HP opened submissions for the 2024 Digital Equity Accelerator, which offers support to nonprofits working on digital equity solutions.

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Leverage the Power of Podcasts for Your Non-Profit

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Leverage the Power of Podcasts for Your Non-Profit Ever thought about starting a podcast for your non-profit but didn’t know where to begin? Well, you’re in the right place. How do you get your message out there through the magic of podcasts? Chapters Why Podcasts? Think of podcasts as intimate conversations with friends. They’re a way to engage your audience in a personal, direct manner that other mediums can’t match.

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Volun-Telligence Test: How Effective Is Your Volunteer Program?

Bloomerang

There are lots of reasons to measure the impact of your volunteers. For starters, it can help you raise money. How? By showing your donors and funders not just how immensely resourceful you are, but how deeply invested the community is in your program. It also helps you deepen your relationships with your volunteers, who are ten times more likely to give to you than a non-volunteer.

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Innovative Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit’s Fundraiser

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Innovative Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit’s Fundraiser Fundraising events are some of the most important elements in any nonprofit’s calendar. After all, you have a group of donors in one place fully engaged with your organization and its activities. However, to get the most out of the situation it’s vital to get as many people to attend as possible.

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Looking back at five years of Candid’s demographic data collection 

Candid

Candid is the largest source of data about the demographics of nonprofit leaders, board members, and staff. Between July 2019 and December 2023, over 66,000 nonprofits reported some data about the race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or disability status of their leader, board members, and/or staff via Candid’s nonprofit profiles.

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Solar Energy Storage: Solutions for Business Continuity

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Solar Energy Storage: Solutions for Business Continuity In today’s fast-paced world, businesses are increasingly looking towards sustainable and reliable energy sources to ensure operational continuity. Among the myriad of renewable energy options, solar energy stands out for its abundance and potential for efficiency. However, harnessing solar power effectively requires more than just the installation of panels; it necessitates a robust solar energy storage system.

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NERC CIP and Artificial Intelligence: Enhancing Security with Advanced Technologies

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

NERC CIP and Artificial Intelligence: Enhancing Security with Advanced Technologies Today, where technology evolves at lightning speed, the energy sector faces a critical challenge: keeping the power grid safe from cyber threats. For those of us in the industry, the importance of safeguarding our infrastructure cannot be overstated. It’s not just about compliance; it’s about ensuring that every home, business, and community continues to enjoy reliable electricity without interruptio

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Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Team Building Activities for Remote and In-Person Teams

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Best of Both Worlds: Hybrid Team Building Activities for Remote and In-Person Teams In today’s work environment, many companies have embraced the flexibility offered by hybrid teams. However, they also recognize the importance of face-to-face interaction and how it positively impacts team dynamics. To address this, organizations are now seeking solutions that combine the benefits of in-person and remote team-building activities.

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The Impact of Customer Service Insights on Loyalty

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

The Impact of Customer Service Insights on Loyalty Customer loyalty plays a significant role in the success of any business. By delivering high-quality products or services and exceptional customer support , companies can establish connections with their customers. In today’s competitive market, extracting valuable insights from customer service interactions is key to shaping a company’s strategy for enhancing the customer experience.

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Importance of Proper Packaging: Preventing Damage During Shipping

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Importance of Proper Packaging: Preventing Damage During Shipping In the fast-paced world of e-commerce and shipping, proper packaging is the cornerstone of customer satisfaction and business success. From safeguarding products during transit to fostering brand loyalty, intelligent packaging strategies play a pivotal role. This comprehensive guide delves into the importance of packaging , exploring its impact on customer experience, financial implications, materials and techniques, security cons