17 Expert Nonprofit Fundraising Tips

Need help with your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy and implementation? If you are reading this you already know you need to stay on top of the latest fundraising ideas, trends, and research in order to keep your organization moving forward. After all, the term “nonprofit” refers to a tax status, not a viable business model. Every organization requires […]

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3 Reasons Social Media Matters to Your Nonprofit

Need help constructing your nonprofit’s social media strategy? We are happy to help! All too often, nonprofits (and for-profits, too!) jump into the social media world of posts and tweets impulsively.  While those first retweets or likes might seem incredibly, instantaneously gratifying– they may only be providing your cause a small percentage of the engagement potential. Or, […]

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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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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. So, it was very exciting to have Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, as our guest for a webinar entitled: “How to Interview Strong” or “How Interviewing is Like Asking for a Major Gift”. Since impressing an interviewer – and getting […]

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10 Lessons from The Breakfast Club for Nonprofits

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the theatrical release of The Breakfast Club.  A movie that revealed as much about the high school caste system as it did the actual goings on of a unique, all-Saturday detention behind closed doors. Sure, it may very well be the 80’s-phile in me, but I think that the film is just […]

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Visions of #15NTC: A Visual Journal of My Time at the Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, also known on Twitter as #15NTC, was held in Austin, TX from March 4-6. Third Sector Today was proud to be both an exhibitor and a media partner of the conference which brings nonprofit techies from around the world to connect, learn, and change. Here is a visual journal of the time we […]

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How to Totally Rock a Day of Giving!

A Day of Giving can be a boon to your nonprofit. And, according to experts, careful coordination and preplanning will go a long way to help you rock it!  This year’s Amplify Austin (#AmplifyATX ) brought in $7.7million in 24 hours- they totally rocked it. At last week’s Nonprofit Technology Conference held by NTEN in Austin, TX (#15NTC) I had the pleasure of  meeting […]

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Nonprofit Cyber Security Breach at NCCS

A statement, published on The Nonprofit Quarterly‘s site yesterday, from Elizabeth Boris, Director, Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, announced the discovery that an unauthorized party accessed information of users of IRS Forms 990, 990-EZ, ePostcard (990-N), as well as Form 8868 for organizations in HI, MI, and NY.   The satement went on […]

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Nonprofit Technology, Digital Strategy, and NTEN

I’ll stick my neck out and suggest there has never been a time where nonprofit technology has been more accessible and pervasive than it is today. (Not much of a risk, there!) It really wasn’t that long ago when all technology budgets, decisions, and challenges were the concern of just one person (or department) at an organization. Today, […]

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