CEOs can no longer stay neutral on society's big issues The Globe and Mail Large corporations and their corporate leaders have for many years staked out philanthropic causes to show that they care about broader social issues.
“Although Corporate social investment is part of doing business in South Africa, there are still questions being asked about the value it contributes to development. (Corporate social investment: a business imperative or nicety?
I have this theory: If every nonprofit would have a written development plan–which was created in some part to meet the needs of a written strategic plan, which was supplemented with a one-year work plan–and if there was a commitment … Continue reading...
Simplicity is one of the greatest virtues of fundraising copy. Master simplicity, and you're well on your way to real mastery. Copyblogger has some hints for simplicity aimed at commercial writing, but they work well for fundraising.
Before I commence, it is important to note that the opinions in this article are based on research, first-hand experience and personal thoughts.Therefore I expect some negative and positive feedback (Corporate Social.
The amount of money raised for ALS research through the IceBucket Challenge is almost $100 million and the other impacts are just as impressive. Scores of nonprofit fundraising staffers report being called on to replicate the challenge.
Historically, corporate social investment has been mostly philanthropic. Over the past five decades we have seen enormous shifts in the practice of social investment – it has grown in complexity and in the face of demands for greater accountability.
Why nobody should be upset that the ALS foundation only spends 27% of ... Quartz Why nobody should be upset that the ALS foundation only spends 27% of donations on research. Written by. Annalisa Merelli@missanabeem.
Entrepreneur (blog) Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line? Entrepreneur (blog) The Vice Fund is one of the few remaining "sin" funds that advertise their investment in alcohol, tobacco, gaming and defense stocks.
One of the main culprits for poor fundraising results is boring fundraising. Here are seven topics to avoid if you don't want to be a boring fundraiser: The things your organization doesn't do. What you don't do is meaningless.
Even if you don't have a strong online program with frequent emails, search-engine marketing, and social posting, more and more donors are showing up at your website. That's where they want to give. So you need to get your website working for them.
Next to actually calling your prospects and mailing out planned giving postcards, sending out solicitation letters is one of the best and most efficient ways you can communicate with your prospects. Here are a few things to ...
Whether your organization has one full time fundraiser or twenty full time fundraisers, chances are you wish you could be doing more, despite the fact that your team is running around trying to handle the events, mailings, asks, meetings and ...