Study Reveals 5 Amazing Stats on Online Fundraising

This post was originally published on NTEN‘s site, and is being shared here with their permission: M+R and NTEN’s 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Report returns for the ninth year, the ultimate guide to nonprofit industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. The data from the nonprofits we survey is big. So big, it couldn’t […]

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Fashion and Philanthropy: Interview with Fashion Project’s Anna Palmer

For as far back as I can remember, I’d set my heart on a career in fashion. In 1992, I packed one (very large) suitcase, bought a one-way plane ticket to JFK, and moved to New York City to embark on some life that would connect my love for publishing with fashion. Undoubtedly, I would work at […]

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Get Creative at FC:LA with Fast Company and Third Sector Today!

The marketplace for virtually every single product, service, or mission is saturated. It’s pretty much guaranteed that you’re going to have a competitor. So how do you differentiate your organization from all the rest? You get creative! Third Sector Today is so excited to share an opportunity for you to be a part of the […]

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Tips on Flawlessly Hosting a Nonprofit Event

NEWaukee Speaker Crawl: A modern spin on a traditional nonprofit event   Not every event can give you an experience with dinosaurs as the backdrop. But that’s exactly what the NEWaukee Speaker Crawl did for its young professional participants. Combining traditional and modern event tactics, NEWaukee, a social architecture firm in Milwaukee, executed an event […]

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Pro-Bono Branding Opportunity

Attention Nonprofit Marketers: ProBono Branding

Creative Agency Gives Back with Free Rebranding for a Nonprofit   Attention nonprofit marketers: If you’re a small nonprofit organization in need of rebranding, you’re in luck. Thinkso, a creative agency based in New York City, is giving away a new one—for free.   Each year, the Thinkso team focuses their talents and resources on […]

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Webinar: How to Interview Strong (from either side of the desk)

As you probably know from having spent any time on this site, we are big proponents of professional development. Therefore, it is very exciting to announce a fabulous learning experience in our May 5th webinar.  Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, will be our guest for an event entitled: “How to Interview Strong” or “How Interviewing is Like Asking for a Major […]

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Voices from the Third Sector

Poverty: Myths vs. Realities

People are People, No Matter What A couple of weeks ago, I had three profound experiences I feel compelled to share. First, I read in The Washington Post about pending legislation in Kansas that would place restrictions on how recipients of cash assistance (welfare) spend their money. This includes prohibiting recipients from using their assistance […]

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Voices from the Third Sector

The Secret of Viral Social Media Campaigns?

Creating a successful social campaign is hard to do. Creating a viral social media campaign is one and a million, but it’s possible. I joined Social Media for Nonprofits at their first Leadership Salon panel to learn the secrets of success from the ALS Association’s #icebucketchallenge and the CleverGirlsCollection’s #batkid. The Ice Bucket Challenge generated […]

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The Power of Storytelling with Storify

Pack one powerful punch by combining the strength of all your social media platforms. Storify is where social media comes together to, yes, tell a story! This application affords you a very easy way to enhance storytelling and increase productivity.   “Storify helps make sense of what people post on social media.” The easy “drop […]

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With #IceBucketChallenge in the Rear View, Where Does Fundraising Go from Here?

This article was originally posted on NPEngage  Last summer we saw an incredible phenomenon in the nonprofit sector—the ALS Association received close to $115M from 2.6M donors in a record one-month period. It was faster and greater than any such social fundraising campaign in the number of donors, from all walks of life—from President Bush, […]

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