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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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?   […]


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 […]


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 […]


Most Popular Posts for Your Organization

  When you take time to read our Third Sector Today posts, you confirm that we must be doing something right. And we would be remiss if we didn’t occasionally recap popular posts you might have missed. Time to share some of our most read posts so far in 2015!   Fundraising   Always a […]