It’s hard to fundraise. Why?
Otis Fulton and Katrina VanHuss
Social media fundraising may well supplant traditional peer-to-peer platforms as the technology of choice for social fundraising.
During a global pandemic, just keeping a job can be tricky.
Endorphins are the chemicals that are released when people experience the so-called “warm glow effect” from making charitable donations
The 2020 Presidential Election is finally (almost) behind us. What seemingly hasn’t come to an end is the anger many people feel about
It turns out that we nonprofit types may look good for another reason.
Faced with uncertainty, lack of information or the need to make a quick decision, humans often default to “going with their gut.” Psychologists will tell you “the gut” is what they call “heuristics,” kind of mental shortcuts.
We have written about the power of “in-groups” and “out-groups.” Simply put, people define themselves in terms of social groupings and are quick to diminish others who aren’t a part of them. Those who share some defining characteristic(s) are part of our in-group, and those who don’t are in our out-group.
People will gather for events for the same reasons they always have — for the social connections that peer-to-peer events provide them.
Since the onset of COVID-19, we’ve been running small group gatherings for nonprofit CEOs via Zoom.
Why aren’t nonprofits seeing more gains in diversity? Because we keep trying to cure the symptom instead of the disease.
The Blackbaud “Reimagining Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Programs: A Guide to Evolving Beyond Virtual” came out recently.
“Walk” used to be a word that helped us understand what to expect and the mechanics by which it worked.
Megan Rouse moved into a gated community in North Carolina. This community is really serious about the whole “no solicitation” thing.
The American Cancer Society announced it was laying off 1,000 staff members and anticipated a $200 million shortfall during 2020.