July 16, 2019

2 Social Science Insights to Strengthen Your Fundraising

by Spencer Kashmanian

At its core, fundraising is a persuasive craft. It involves using rational and emotional appeals to move listeners and readers to take some action, such as making a gift or volunteering time, in support of your cause. And while fundraising communications are often counterintuitive to people outside of the field, the reality is that most of its best practices are grounded in time-tested techniques and principles of classical rhetoric…


Truth Talks Ep 1: Saying No

Saying no is one of the hardest things to do. But, it perpetuates the burnout! In this first Truth Talks episode, T-Shank drops some “T-Shankspiration” about how to say “no,” so you can focus on the things that matter most…


2019 Technology Professional of the Year

by Nhu Te

Dan Schoenfeld is experienced and proficient in building innovative, sustainable tools and services that benefit organizations in the philanthropic sector. As the VP of strategic development at Fluxx, he works to continuously grow platforms transforming the grantmaking process for the world’s philanthropic ecosystem…


Increasing Donor Impact: Your Donors Want Choices

by Jeff Schreifels

Several months ago, I was sitting around a conference table with a prospective client talking about the process we needed to take to create our donor impact portfolio. When complete, the donor impact portfolio is a list of all the nonprofit organization’s programs and projects…


The NonProfit Voice Ep 2: Digital Wallets Improving the Donor Experience

Welcome back to The NonProfit Voice Podcast! In this episode, Nhu Te, Editor-in-Chief of NonProfit PRO, sits down with Nicko Margolies, Digital Fundraising Strategist for Malala Fund, and David DeParolesa, CEO of Give Lively, to explore the use of digital wallets…

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A How-To Guide: Optimizing Your Nonprofit Program Data

In today’s digital world, your nonprofit is sitting on a wealth of client and program data. The big question is… are you making the most of it, or is all that data just sitting idly by? Did you know that data can be your biggest asset for improving program performance and driving greater impact for the communities you serve? Data management can greatly increase the impact and scale of nonprofits like yours. Join us to learn how to turn your data into insights.