Food banks across the country kicked into high gear for the holiday season this week in an effort to feed America's hungry. But a few instead homed in on an often overlooked casualty of hard times -- the family pet.
Creating collateral that is clear and sends the right message is very important for a successful fundraising campaign. Unfortunately, nonprofits are often met with the challenge of limited resources in finding the time and money to hire a good designer.
For non-profit organizations it is difficult to develop a powerful and effective website because many are on a limited budget. In this post we have put together some beautifully developed non-profit websites for inspiration.
The news that Peter Hutchinson had stepped down as president of the St. Paul-based Bush Foundation after four-plus years at its helm came as a surprise to many. Hired in 2007 to lead a strategic refocusing of the 55-year-old foundation's...
Big "Darth Vader-like" corporations come in many shapes...even the nonprofit kind.In Berryville, The Barns of Rose Hill just opened. The Barns at Wolf Trap say they have a trademark to protect. Would anyone really confuse the two?
Non-profit organizations are leading the way when it comes to creatively harnessing the power of social media. A report by The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth shows that the largest U.S. non-profit organizations continue to outpace Inc. 500 businesses and higher education institutions in their familiarity, use and monitoring of social media.
One-fourth of all businesses hate social media, according to a recent study by iContact. American Express and Veri are working to help small businesses learn to navigate the world of social networking.
Nonprofits have long relied on stories to help stir emotion.
However, as the nonprofit world has evolved, so, too, has the need to communicate more than just emotion. Foundations and corporate supporters increasingly want to see numbers that show that nonprofits are delivering results. Donors want to see metrics to help them understand why they should contribute to one cause over another.
Nonprofit fundraising is a hot topic in this shaky economy. With economic uncertainty looming, what has your organization been doing to raise funds to advance its cause? I hope your organization isn’t relying solely on government money. Why?
A number of high-profile websites, including Wikipedia and Reddit, have shut down Wednesday to protest proposed anti-piracy legislation, and some experts say that nonprofits could benefit from joining the “blackout.” The SOPA Strike is protesting...
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