Abila Elevate to Rise Above Nonprofit Fundraising Challenges

This week Abila, introduced Abila Elevate. Elevate is a cloud-based fundraising solution created to help “…fundraisers turn data into knowledge so that fundraisers can better know and engage with donors and supporters, add new donors, and more easily and effectively manage resources, ”  according to the company’s press release. “We listened to nonprofit organizations around the country, […]


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 […]


Nonprofit Event Coverage #3STTNPEvents

Third Sector Today and Top Nonprofits are dedicated to bringing and sharing ideas to help elevate your cause. This year, our team of stringers will be LIVE tweeting from various nonprofit events to bring you some inspiration and share great ideas that can help your organization.  Follow the hashtag #3STTNPEvents!  #3STTNPEvents got Crafty in Columbus […]


Crowdfunding With Shoes (Not Dollars!)

Did you know the average American has at least 15 pairs of shoes in his/her closet right now? (Some of us, ahem, have many more than that!) And the odds are that at least one of those pair just sits, collecting dust. Starting today, however, unwanted shoes can be converted into a source to help crowdfund […]


Take Part! Study on Fundraising & NGO Exec Relationships with Development

The Nonprofit Research Collaborative has announced that it has opened a very important study on fundraising! This will look at the little-studied topic of the relationship between the CEO (or ED) and the head of development. It will examine relationship aspects (trust, communication, respect) that are associated with raising more funds. The study also asks about the success of various fundraising […]


Raise More Money

Raise More Money: Fundraising Conference

Join Third Sector Today COO, Amy DeVita, and hundreds of nonprofit leaders at AFP New Jersey’s 34th Annual Conference on Philanthropy on November 13th, 2014. Learn how to refine your ask with the morning keynote by author Laura Fredericks, and be sure to stick around for the closing keynote by former Craigslist Foundation ED, and best-selling author […]


Technology Conference

TechNow Conference Updates

  If you’ve been reading our newsletters or following us on Facebook or Twitter, you should know that Beth Kanter will be the afternoon Keynote Speaker of this meeting of philanthropic tech-loving minds to be held next week in the Pittsburgh area. For the 11th straight year, the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management is organizing this “Technology Conference […]


Voices from the Third Sector

Mobilizing An Industry To Fight Hunger

It was just five years ago that I was sitting with my father talking about the family business. It’s a moving business, actually. My great-grandfather started it over 90 years ago here in NJ. While I never wanted to actually run the business myself, I certainly had the “opportunity” to work my share of back-breaking […]


Ethical Fundraising: Study

Your input can help improve the knowledge and practice of ethical fundraising. Don’t miss your opportunity to continue to build this knowledge base. This link opens a survey being conducted, by Nonprofit Research Collaborative, that will take you less than 15 minutes to complete and will give you an opportunity to win $250! Click HERE […]