Nhu Te

Nhu Te

Nhu Te is editor-in-chief for NonProfit PRO. Reach her at nhute@napco.com.

NPP P2P Power Session Spotlight: Susan G. Komen Greater NYC

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While we all should be more cognizant of how breast cancer affects those who are diagnosed with it and their family and friends, it’s easy to get lost in our own daily lives...

UNC Aims High in New Fundraising Campaign

UNC-Chapel Hill will announce a drive to raise $4.25 billion by the end of 2022 in what would be the largest campaign in the Southeast and the second-highest total among public universities. In a celebration Friday and throughout the weekend, university leaders are unveiling a campaign that has been quietly underway for three years. Already,…

AIDS Nonprofit Known for Political Battles Is Becoming a Landlord

When the AIDS Healthcare Foundation waged an unsuccessful campaign this spring to crack down on “mega projects,” affordable housing developers argued its ballot measure would hurt poor renters and thwart sorely needed construction. Now the huge nonprofit is getting into affordable housing itself, saying it can provide it quicker and cheaper than such groups. “The…

Stephen Colbert Announces $1M #PuberMe Donation to Puerto Rico

Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll have found a million reasons why that awkward puberty stage everyone goes through is a great thing. Last week, the duo encouraged celebrities to share their most embarrassing photos from their teenage years with each one resulting in a $1,000 donation to Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico. On Thursday’s…

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 19: Should Your Organization Use Tchotchkes for Monthly Giving?

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: results from the "2017 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study," the importance of listening to your donors and using tchotchkes for monthly giving...

Registration Fees: Are They Necessary in Peer-to-Peer Fundraising?

When you think about special fundraising events, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Let me guess, it’s probably the type of event: walk, run, dance-a-thon, shaving off your hair… These types of events are called peer-to-peer fundraising events...

University of Maryland to Receive $219.5M Donation

The University of Maryland will receive almost $220 million, the largest donation in its history, from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation. The donation of $219,486,000 will create and fund a variety of need-based scholarships, graduate fellowships, faculty positions, programs and infrastructure for this university and its engineering school, which bears Clark's name.…

5 Steps to Successful Video Storytelling

There’s a new trend emerging, and it’s taking the world by storm. Actually, this tactic is something that has been around for quite a while—and it’s remarkably effective—but we’ve recently been seeing it in the headlines in our sector of late: video storytelling...

A Different Take on P2P Fundraising: Looking into the Minds of Volunteers

A few months back, our friends over at Turnkey—Katrina VanHuss and Otis Fulton—sent us a copy of their latest book, “Dollar Dash: The Behavioral Economics of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising.” And because NonProfit PRO’s September issue is our annual P2P issue, we thought it would be the perfect fit...

Why Your Organization Needs to Invest in Technology Staff, Tools

While the number of organizations is becoming seemingly larger by the day, there’s no doubt that existing organizations are growing internally as well. It’s paramount for these growing organizations to invest in technology staff and tools to manage their organization’s strategic plan...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 18: Are You Putting Your Donors' Needs First?

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: the board's role in nonprofit planning, importance of putting your donors' needs first, and consistency and clarity for a high-performing nonprofit board...

Are Incentives Bad for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising?

Let’s face it: There are a number of ways that you can reward and recognize your volunteer fundraisers—specifically when it comes to a peer-to-peer fundraising strategy. And for these fundraisers to be truly successful, they have to really believe in the organization’s mission and cause, or else why would they be volunteering?...

Editor's Note: Eating In the Name of Social Good

I’ve been in this role for about 8 months now, and I’ve written a handful of these editor’s notes. I’m sure (if you’ve been following) you’ve learned quite a bit about me. You’ve probably gotten to know me even better if you’ve been staying up-to-date with our newest video series, “#NPPTrendingNow.” Check out the website if you haven’t! It’s a real good time...