Our communities,government and the human population are becoming desensitized to the homelessness and the disenfranchised. Everybody deserves a place to sleep and something to eat. This video was recorded in Chicago by Andrew Messer and Nicole Malovany with the help of DePaul University in Chicago. Homelessness is prevalent in the [...]
Spring has finally come and it’s time to throw open the windows,clean out the closet and sweep under the bed. If you haven’t cleaned up entries in your nonprofit database in a while,it’s probably a good time to do that now.
A robust database with correct names and addresses and accurate giving [...]
Wealth inequality in America is a major issue for those who do not have wealth. It is reported that 99 percent of American wealth is held by 1 percent of the American population. This wealth is generated through inheritance and capitalism. When someone inherits massive wealth,he or she has a variety of [...]
Cross-posted from AllThingsE.org
Looking for more people to open,read,and act on your e-newsletter because you are looking to raise money for your organization?
While the content of the email,donate button size,and from line are always important,focusing on the aspect that people see first (and [...]
When Inocente took home an Oscar last weekend it wasn’t just a win for the filmmakers but for hundreds of micro-investors who helped the film come to life. The film was powered by Kickstarter,an online crowdfunding platform that is changing the way films,nonprofits,companies,everyone is getting the capital they need to [...]
Change happens (Photo credit:adam*b)
Fundraising can be quite a daunting task considering that –in most cases –there is a 5:1 rejection ratio. Well,I am here to let you know you don’t have to do it alone,and you don’t have to hear rejection!
Doing a local “Keep the Change [...]
This week’s Chronicle of Philanthropy lead with the headline “Half of Fundraisers in the Top Job Would Like to Quit.” CEOs report that they are unable to find and keep development staff and fundraisers are expressing disappointment in their CEOs and organization board members.
At smaller organizations,the problem can be traced to a [...]
YEAH!!!!! It’s a new year and we begin with a whole new set of resolutions that deal with having more and being more. Every New Year the majority makes plans and set goals. For the beginning of my 2013,I am going to take some time to reflect on my mission statement:[...]
President Obama has proposed significantly limiting the charitable income tax deduction as part of the discussion to avoid the fiscal cliff. Non-profits,especially those that rely on gifts from wealthy donors,such as hospitals,universities and other large organizations fear this will impact their income in a major way.
The most recent research suggests [...]