Voices from the Third Sector

Celebrity Philanthropy

While it may seem that having a celebrity take up your cause will be the answer to all your organization’s marketing and branding prayers, there are some key points that you need to consider. We met with Jonathan Herman, Executive Director for The Allan Houston Legacy Foundation to learn from his experience.


Preparing for in-person meetings with donors

Maybe you’re an old pro at getting out on the road, kissing babies and shaking hands, but in these days of spending 8 hours (at least!) a day communicating virtually, even your skills might be a bit rusty! If you’re newer, then you may find it quite the leap to go from tweeting out @, # or hitting “send” to the actual face to face.


Data and resources to enhance your nonprofit’s strategy

NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, is a membership organization for nonprofit technology professionals who hold in common the belief that “technology allows nonprofits to work with greater social impact.” To that end, the organization provides the nonprofit sector with very valuable research and resources. They recently released a benchmark study called, Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits […]


Five Minute Interview

Best Advice: Trust your gut

Recently, Third Sector Today had the pleasure of meeting up with Jane Weaver, Interim Executive Director of Alzheimer’s Association of Western Carolina. Prior to joining Alzheimer’s, Jane also held executive posts at National Kidney Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The eldest of seven siblings, a mother, a wife, professional experience in hospitality and nonprofit—yes, she admits, she […]


Super Powers? Activate! Free Membership

Third Sector Today was created with you in mind. Did you ever wish you could just stand up and yell over the top of the cubicle to ask another development professional or program manager how they elevated donors to the “society level”? Or how they went about producing an Annual Report? Or how they approached […]