#NPPTrendingNow Ep 91: Be Creative and Disruptive
June 7, 2019 at 10:47 am

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: storytelling to engage donors, best practices for capital campaign committees and the impact investing mystery. 

Fundraisers Are to Charity What Doctors Are to Healing
May 29, 2019 at 11:56 am

My father is a fundraiser. My grandfather was a fundraiser. And just about all of my siblings and close relatives are involved in community work one way or another. I’ve made it my life’s goal to enhance the work and results of fundraisers. Fundraisers are my people—my passion...

The Music Impact on Charitable Causes
May 24, 2019 at 9:28 am

I love to listen to music. I typically start the day with classical music to place my mind in a daily rhythm. On visits during the day, I will listen to music from a variety of decades. It all depends on my mood. Recently, I was thinking about music impact on philanthropy...

Don’t Knock It Until You Try It—New Ways of Fundraising
May 22, 2019 at 12:21 pm

I can picture a few skeptics out there thinking, “We have a strong major gifts program. I’m not going to dilute that with some new social fundraising fad.” That makes sense, to a point. If you have a robust and successful major gifts program established, do everything you can to keep it thriving!...

8 Key Indicators of a Strong Nonprofit Fundraising Campaign
May 22, 2019 at 12:18 pm

What are the key indicators of a strong nonprofit fundraising campaign? In order to have a strong fundraising campaign of any sort, whether it be capital, endowment or even annual, you need several hallmarks of success in place before you launch it...

What Is the Fundraising Cycle?
May 17, 2019 at 11:41 am

We have seen what the fundraising cycle is and how to succeed using this cycle. We also need to understand the fact that the fundraising cycle is not static but dynamic. This cycle changes over time and you must determine when cycle elements change...

The Nonprofit Chatter Ep 9: The Power of a Nonprofit Community
May 8, 2019 at 11:23 am

In this episode of the Nonprofit Chatter, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, and Taylor Shanklin, VP of marketing at Pursuant, are joined by Craig Comins, VP of development and communications at Family Reach, to discuss the importance of building a nonprofit community...

Selling Coffee for Good: A Nonprofit Love Story
May 1, 2019 at 11:59 am

The Well Coffeehouse is the setting for a beautiful love story. The Well Coffeehouse is a nonprofit organization in Nashville, Tenn., that sells coffee to build wells for those in water-risk. There are five stores and a roasting facility in Nashville, and one franchise location...