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Kellogg Foundation Issues New Study Showing Demographic Changes In Giving

Kellogg Foundation Issues New Study Showing Demographic Changes In Giving | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
W.K. Kellogg Foundation released a new report, “Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy by and for Communities of Color” with support from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
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Do's and Don'ts of Soliciting Donations

Do's and Don'ts of Soliciting Donations | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Philanthropy experts offer their advice on what can make or break a charity's chance of success with prospective donors...
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Non Profit Incubator Promoting Social Entrepreneurship in China | Social Enterprise

Non Profit Incubator Promoting Social Entrepreneurship in China | Social Enterprise | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Major social enterprise incubation project in China to provide support to aspiring social entrepreneurs.
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Top Posts of 2011 Countdown #4: Great Leadership Books to Read

40 Great Leadership Books to Read :


I'm a voracious reader of books on leadership. Brad Lomenick has put together a terrific list to use as a reference for your leadership knowledge.

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How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Raising money is hard. And when you're relatively new to the process it's easy to be confused by the process.
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Measuring Online Engagement: A beginning

Measuring Online Engagement: A beginning | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Measuring engagement is critical. If we don't know how engaged people are in our social spaces, we won't have a clue if our campaigns to move them to act will work.
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Technology and Communications Conference | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Technology and Communications Conference | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

MINNESOTA:  A conference on technology and communications for nonprofits

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For Nonprofits, King's Dream of Change Lives On

For Nonprofits, King's Dream of Change Lives On | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
For Nonprofits, King's Dream of Change Lives On...
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Charity steps in to help scout group after thief steals fundraising money

Charity steps in to help scout group after thief steals fundraising money | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

U.K.: A SCOUT group left bitterly disappointed after all of its fundraising money was stolen is celebrating after a charity stepped forward to replace it.

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Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts have helped save over 5.8 Million lives

Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts have helped save over 5.8 Million lives | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Microsoft founder and former CEO Bill Gates has become well-known for his efforts in raising money and awarenessfor charities via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. According to ...

Via Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
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Should you call to thank a $20 donor? | Pamela Grow's Grantwriting Blog

Should you call to thank a $20 donor? | Pamela Grow's Grantwriting Blog | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
When someone gives more than $500, in addition to a thank you letter, they also get a personal phone call within 24 hours of receipt. I send an email to my board saying I have donors to thank; they email back saying they are available and I assign calls
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The Iran Job & Tips for Managing a Viral Fundraising Campaign | POV Blog | PBS

The Iran Job & Tips for Managing a Viral Fundraising Campaign | POV Blog | PBS | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
On Monday, a documentary about an American basketball player in Iran ended a 50-day campaign that generated $100,000 in donations at the buzzer on Kickstarter after major media hits with CNN, The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
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Adventures in innovation - be a donor detective | Lucy Gower | 101fundraising

Adventures in innovation - be a donor detective | Lucy Gower | 101fundraising | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Innovation is often misunderstood. For many, the word innovation conjures up thoughts of pointlessly whacky idea sessions, fluffy ideas that never amount to more than a collection of hopeful post-it notes left over at the end of a team day and green beanbags.
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British party leaders promise to leave a tenth of their cash to charity

British party leaders promise to leave a tenth of their cash to charity | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

UK: Britain's three main party leaders, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband, have all promised to leave a tenth of their wealth to charity when they die.

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Idealware Offers Tech Class for Foundation Staff

Idealware Offers Tech Class for Foundation Staff | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

WEBINAR FOR FOUNDATIONS AND CHARITIES: A Funders Toolkit: Building Grantees’ Technology Knowledge
Tuesdays from 1-2:00 pm EST, February 14th to March 6th.

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Bad fundraising idea #31

UK RED FUNDRAISING VIDEO: He's back! Our ambitious fundraiser has set himself a new challenge...but will he succeed this time? Watch this funny video and find out! 

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Create a fundraising team to boost your goals

Create a fundraising team to boost your goals | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

“No man is an island” has been said many times throughout history. Though we try at FirstGiving to make it significantly easier to raise funds through your own personal network, building a team around your fundraising goals is always a fun way to boost your results.

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2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report | Nonprofit Marketing Guide

2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report | Nonprofit Marketing Guide | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

The 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report reveals what nonprofits big and small have planned for 2012.

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Government committee to examine charitable giving

Government committee to examine charitable giving | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

OTTAWA, CANADA: Whether it’s the $25 donation to the local Terry Fox Run, or the $200 Christmas contribution to the homeless shelter, MPs are about to study whether this common kind of charitable giving can be stretched even further.

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Evanston Community Foundation grant to help non-profits build endowments — Evanston news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

Evanston Community Foundation grant to help non-profits build endowments — Evanston news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Evanston Community Foundation will offer $25,000 in grant money to help Evanston non-profit organizations build their endowment funds.
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Unexpected (?) fundraising tool: your ears as your moneymakers | Vera Peerdeman | 101fundraising

Unexpected (?) fundraising tool: your ears as your moneymakers | Vera Peerdeman | 101fundraising | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
101fundraising - Crowdblog on fundraising.
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Inspiration from Fundraising History: The Civil Rights Movement | Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training

Inspiration from Fundraising History: The Civil Rights Movement | Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

The march on Washington and beyond. Finding inspiration for fundraising.

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Volunteerism Increases at Highest Rate in 6 Years - Volunteers - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Volunteerism Increases at Highest Rate in 6 Years - Volunteers - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it

These hard economic times aren't so predictable after all. It seems volunteerism increased last year to its highest rate in 6 years. via the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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Breaking rules, Heritage Foundation, a Conservative Think Tank Files as a 501 (C)(3) Organizatons but creates another Group to Spend Large sums of Money Lobbying, while Giving Current seated Senato...

Political activity Section 501(c)(3) organizations are subject to limits or absolute prohibitions on engaging in political activities. Interesting, that's all the Heritage Foundation does. The Heri...
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Nonprofit organizations could pose hurdle for Pittsburgh's budget

Nonprofit organizations could pose hurdle for Pittsburgh's budget | Nonprofit Management | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh included in its 2012 budget $3.2 million in contributions from the city's nonprofits in lieu of taxes, but it needs the nonprofits to provide an agreement that they'll pay before state overseers will be satisfied.
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