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Nonprofits will benefit from Giving Trees

Nonprofits will benefit from Giving Trees | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
The Park City Rotary Club's three-day Giving Tree Festival debut starts the Friday after Thanksgiving, and event organizer Cathy King doesn't want to
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Nonprofits becoming more comfortable accepting pot donations

Nonprofits becoming more comfortable accepting pot donations | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
DENVER (AP) — One marijuana business hosts an annual golf tournament in Denver to raise money for multiple sclerosis research. Another Colorado pot company donates to a gay-rights advocacy group and is a sponsor of an AIDS walk.
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Why and How Your #Nonprofit Needs To Bust the Culture of Sitting at Work

Why and How Your #Nonprofit Needs To Bust the Culture of Sitting at Work | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Chris Messina hacked a piano for a standing desk
There has been more and more research coming out on the health dangers of sitting too much during the work day and the benefits of standing and walking while you work.
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Burger King and friends to give away 1,500 Peace Day burgers on Sept. 21

Burger King and friends to give away 1,500 Peace Day burgers on Sept. 21 | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
The Peace Day campaign was launched last month when BK took out full-page ads in the Chicago Tribune and New York Times calling on McDonald's to join them in a one-day cease-fire in their "burger wars" by collaborating to make a McWhopper (a hybrid of McDonald's Big Mac and Burger King's Whopper). Burger King suggested that the mashup burger could be sold to raise money to benefit Peace One Day, a non-profit organization campaigning to raise awareness of Peace Day, a United Nations recognized day that will be celebrated on Monday.
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School Fundraising a Billion-Dollar Business - NonProfit PRO

School Fundraising a Billion-Dollar Business - NonProfit PRO | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
The school year’s opening bell has yet to ring, and already a multitude of children are preparing to sell candy bars, cookie dough and coupon books.
School fundraising season is here, with children and their parents pitching family, friends and cornered co-workers to support everything from cheerleading competitions to new band uniforms.
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Peer-to-peer: fundraising without borders - 101fundraising

Peer-to-peer: fundraising without borders - 101fundraising | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
The Walk Without Borders Challenge, MSF Canada’s first peer-to-peer fundraising campaign (developed by agency Stephen Thomas). We asked supporters to walk in solidarity with a patient or field worker who travelled a long distance to receive or give lifesaving medical care. The activity itself was self-directed: people could walk (or run or roll in a wheelchair) alone or as part of a team
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Charity fundraising news - Charity app allows marathon spectators to make instant donations by pointing phones at runners' vests

Charity fundraising news - Charity app allows marathon spectators to make instant donations by pointing phones at runners' vests | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Marathon spectators will be able to make charity donations by taking a picture of a runner's vest on a mobile phone, a not-for-profit organisation has said.
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Tim Cook Charity Lunch Price Hits $165,000

Tim Cook Charity Lunch Price Hits $165,000 | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
With 20 days left of bidding to go, the price for a shot at a lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook has reached $165,000, and it is bound to go higher.
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Todd Ruggere kicks off nationwide charity Pour Tour in Nanuet

Todd Ruggere kicks off nationwide charity Pour Tour in Nanuet | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Todd Ruggere, who drank a beer in every town in Massachusetts and Connecticut to raise money to fight cancer, is going nationwide, having a beer in every state in the country starting in Nanuet.
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Fifteen time management tips for nonprofit professionals

Fifteen time management tips for nonprofit professionals | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Too little time? Too much stress? These are the worries of just about everyone who works in the nonprofit world (and most people outside of it, too!
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Fundraising for nonprofits not such a tough job - Statesman Journal

Fundraising for nonprofits not such a tough job - Statesman Journal | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
When a fundraiser fully supports his or her nonprofit, it’s not hard to ask for donations.
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Penn's fundraising secrets revealed

Penn's fundraising secrets revealed | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Penn’s fundraising efforts are among the best of U.S. universities, according to the results of a Council for Aid to Education survey released this January. With a record $484 million raised in 2014, Penn ranked eighth nationally in fundraising, behind schools including Harvard University, University of Southern California and the University of Texas at Austin.

Annual contributions to the University have grown by 109 percent since fiscal year 2010 when the University raised $231.5 million. Penn is positioned to raise even more money this coming year, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer Stephen Golding said.
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Charity fundraising news - Macmillan launches ‘mud, obstacle and beer’ challenge events

Charity fundraising news - Macmillan launches ‘mud, obstacle and beer’ challenge events | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a new series of challenge events involving urban obstacle races.
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November 5, 2015 — St. Francis House of Boston, the largest day shelter in Massachusetts, recently set a record at its annual gala, raising $750,000, beating its goal by $50,000, to support the men and women it serves by providing rehabilitative and housing services.
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What makes millennials give to charity? - The Boston Globe

What makes millennials give to charity? - The Boston Globe | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
Fancy dinners and pleas for checks don’t resonate with younger donors. They want a deeper connection to a cause.
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Opinion: Hilton Prize Offers Important Lessons for Foundations

Opinion: Hilton Prize Offers Important Lessons for Foundations | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
As men and women in their best evening dress gathered at the Waldorf Astoria last week for the awarding of the 20th annual Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, they were there for more than a run- of-the-mill gala.

Outside the ballroom, massive and stunningly beautiful backlit photos portrayed the people whose lives have been changed by the winners of the prize, the biggest philanthropic honor for humanitarian groups. As guests cradled cocktails and munched mini crab cakes, the huge lighted images provided an arresting backdrop for a prize competition that in many ways demonstrates how more of philanthropy should work.
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Donate to Charity and Skip Waiting for a Table at Restaurants with New Service

Donate to Charity and Skip Waiting for a Table at Restaurants with New Service | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
There can be nothing worse than when you’re hungry and there’s a wait for a table at the restaurant you want to go to.
Enter CharityWait, a new service designed to not only get you seated right away, but also feel good while doing it. The concept is simple: pay a fee, which will get donated to...
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Engaged couples ask for charitable donations rather than gifts

Engaged couples ask for charitable donations rather than gifts | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
A small but growing number of Americans are integrating donations to charity into weddings or other milestone celebrations.
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‘Row around Singapore Island’ Takes off

‘Row around Singapore Island’ Takes off | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
The epic endurance challenge that will see 32 volunteers rowing 140km non-stop around Singapore is starting in less than 24 hours.
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Nonprofits get big boost from bank's Charity Champions program - Waco Tribune-Herald

Nonprofits get big boost from bank's Charity Champions program - Waco Tribune-Herald | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
A local bank wants to “pay forward” what it has accomplished over 125 years by giving back to the community.
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Museum attendance whacked by snow in February - Boston Business Journal

Museum attendance whacked by snow in February - Boston Business Journal | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
A report released Monday showed steep declines in museum attendance in February compared to the same month last year.

Via Andre Castaybert
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The False Allure of Charitable Endowments - Inside Philanthropy

The False Allure of Charitable Endowments - Inside Philanthropy | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
In her recent Inside Philanthropy guest blog post defending donor-advised funds, Council on Fou...
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Think Tank's Tax System Hacked, Affecting Thousands Of Nonprofits

Think Tank's Tax System Hacked, Affecting Thousands Of Nonprofits | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
A prominent Washington, D.C. think tank has been hacked, compromising email addresses, passwords and other information of hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations that use its system for filing taxes.
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Thought Leadership Blog

Thought Leadership Blog | Nonprofit Fundraising | Scoop.it
What's taboo for #nonprofits, that shouldn't be? http://t.co/7g4PdPxblK What's your #nonprofit's plan?
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