Nonprofit Executives and Artificial Intelligence: A Path to Co-Existence
September 26, 2019 at 11:37 am

I hope you're as excited about artificial intelligence in the philanthropic sector as I am. While I'm not saying that artificial intelligence is the end all be all, it's impressive to experience the dawn of this new age. Things we never thought possible have become a reality.

The Power of a Monthly Giving Tick Box on Your Appeals
September 9, 2019 at 12:38 pm

With monthly giving, it’s all about consistency. It’s about a continued and committed focus. It’s about finding ways to build in a monthly giving ask wherever you possibly can. If you’re sending appeals in the mail and you’ve not already done so, consider adding a simple tick box to your appeal. 

The Case for New-Charity, Part 2
August 28, 2019 at 12:11 pm

In days past, charity ―  “old-charity" ― was dominated by the few and influential. Sure, it is true that, at the local level, community members were able to organize fundraisers for causes near and dear effectively.

Board Management Software: Only Pay for What You Need
July 24, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Smart nonprofits are always looking for better tools to engage their boards of directors. It’s an incredible time for productivity; there are digital solutions for almost every single need. However, there’s also a danger of overkill.

How Nonprofit Camps Are Changing in the Age of Technology
July 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm

Nonprofit camps have thrived for so long because they offer the youth in their community a healthy, safe environment to escape to for a few weeks every summer. Parents and kids alike understand the value of summer camp in a young person’s development...

Putting Text-to-Donate to Work for Your Nonprofit
July 18, 2019 at 11:28 am

We can all agree there are so many ways to reach donors and ask them to contribute that it’s hard to pick and choose. If text-to-donate is a medium you are considering for fundraising, here is what you need to know to expedite your decision-making process...

Should Your Nonprofit Be Using Facebook Fundraising?
June 26, 2019 at 9:53 am

Let’s settle this once and for all: The Facebook fundraising feature isn’t a bad thing. If you’re an individual. By individual, I mean a personal cause campaign. Think raising funds for a sick friend, a grieving family or even a birthday campaign to support your local soup kitchen...

The Velocity of Crowdfunding Take-off
June 12, 2019 at 11:57 am

A fundraiser needs velocity. It needs to be focused and channeled to maximize every bit of energy expelled. In fact, it’s the emergence of several factors that creates the necessary velocity to make your crowdfunding campaign successful...