Today's Featured Blog Posts
Non-profit board work that moves the needle
"I've given a lot of thought lately to how the work of the Board gets done. Mostly, it's by decisions made in meetings and in-between meetings. Board members go to a lot of meetings, committee meetings, board meetings, and meetings with the executive director. Additionally, there's work to do between meetings, and it all leaves me wondering: Where's the strategy? Where's the generative thinking? Where's the advocacy? Where's the impact? How do we know? Boards approve things, they review things, they talk about things, but …" Read the full post.
How to use social media to reel in big fish donors
"Many nonprofits already use social media, including mobile, to raise money among individual donors. Small donations add up, as Mark Hanis found. His first Facebook campaign raised $250,000 in 2005 for Genocide Intervention Network, now known as Endgenocide.org." Read the full post.