Corporate Relations & Engagement

New App Encourages Businesses to Stop Wasting Food
June 20, 2017 at 11:17 am

Feeding America has 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs and is continuing to grow. Its dedication to ending hunger in the U.S. has led them to their next initiative: MealConnect. In partnership with Google.org, General Mills and Walmart Foundation, Feeding America created a technology platform that makes it easier...

2017 America's Charity Checkout Champions
June 20, 2017 at 9:12 am

Our country is facing a multi-billion dollar food waste problem. U.S. consumers, business and farms are spending about $218 billion per year on food—growing, processing, transporting and disposing—that ultimately does not get eaten, according to ReFED. Every year, 52 million tons of food is sent to landfills and an additional 10 million tons of food […]

Be Prepared for an Audit: Avoid These 4 Mistakes
June 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm

June to-do lists of most nonprofits are always focused on the financial preparations for the upcoming fiscal year. Yet, many still remain unprepared for the possibility of a future audit. To prevent being blindsided in the future, it would be beneficial for nonprofits to move some of their attention from this fiscal year to re-evaluating their organization’s workflow and infrastructure...

Fundraising Is Sales; Ask These Questions
May 11, 2017 at 11:12 am

Have you ever heard that quote in the title? If not, you might want to brush up on your sales skills. It could be the difference between getting a donation or not. Let’s set the record straight, I’m not diminishing fundraising as just “sales.” I’m elevating sales as a process and technique to help us be more successful in our fundraising...

Falsehoods: Check the Sources!
May 3, 2017 at 9:50 am

There is a lot of talk these days about fake news. Fake news is intentional misinformation. Falsehoods. I recall getting an email from a friend during the 2008 presidential election. The information presented was shocking, but appeared to be from a “reliable” news source. I spent 15 minutes on Google and found that the information was completely false...

A Nonprofit Guide To Getting Started With Matching Gifts
April 27, 2017 at 4:41 pm

Our country is facing a multi-billion dollar food waste problem. U.S. consumers, business and farms are spending about $218 billion per year on food—growing, processing, transporting and disposing—that ultimately does not get eaten, according to ReFED. Every year, 52 million tons of food is sent to landfills and an additional 10 million tons of food […]

Top 5 Digital Skills For Nonprofit Professionals
April 27, 2017 at 9:12 am

Digital outreach is a crucial component of how nonprofits engage with potential donors. The importance and reach of a nonprofit’s digital efforts require a dedicated professional—or more—to maintain them...