#GivingTuesday

Why #GivingTuesday is Mediumly Important

Controversial, I know.   Let’s start with the basics: #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  It is a great way to include nonprofit giving in the post Thanksgiving consumerist rush. This year, it falls on December 1. #GivingTuesday is an important part of any nonprofit’s end of year fundraising strategy… […]

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Survey Finds Reporting on Outcomes Made Difficult for Most Nonprofits

There are plenty of technological solutions for the nonprofit professional and organization. “Technology” can connect us all very quickly and easily in a variety of forms: smartphones, social media, and “the cloud.”  But “leveraging technology effectively” is different. It requires a determination, at the onset, of what you will need and expect the technology to do. Sure, effective storytelling […]

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Voices from the Third Sector

Tag-teaming Leadership Transitions

Whether we are talking about board members or presidents, organizations with mandatory term limits for non-executive leaders face significant challenges in dealing with senior turnover that brings new personalities and different leadership perspectives to organizational management. How can nonprofits adapt to these frequent changes in governance without disrupting their momentum and continuing their mission?   […]

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3 Excellent Examples of #GivingTuesday as #GratitudeTuesday

This post originally appeared on Clairification and is being shared here, with permission. Read on for 3 excellent, specific examples of #GivingTuesday used to express gratitude to your supporters. Did you participate in #GivingTuesday last year? I’m hoping it was a great success from your perspective, but what about your donor’s perspective? What did you do to […]

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TechNow Conference: Chronicle’s Switzer to Keynote

TechNow The 12th annual TechNow Conference, organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, PA. Anyone who has an interest or stake in his or her nonprofit’s technology management or usage is encouraged to attend. TechNow […]

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Your #GivingTuesday 2015 Prep List

  I bet many of you are out there thinking, “Do I really have time for #GivingTuesday?” To that I say, YES, you do!  The tools and tactics are all at your fingertips. And here’s a helpful #Giving Tuesday 2015 prep list to get you on your way.   Remember that other organizations are taking part […]

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The Importance of Professional Development to Your Nonprofit

This was originally published on Top Nonprofits, and is being share here with permission. From marketing and communications duties to human resources and accounting tasks, a typical nonprofit employee constantly applies various tools and skill sets and covers a variety of roles–sometimes, daily! It’s essential that nonprofit boards and managers engage with their employees and help shape […]

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