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4 Elements of An Effective Nonprofit Strategic Planning Process

The winds of change can blow harshly. And in today’s environment, change can come rapidly and unexpectedly.<p>So, what’s the point of strategic planning?<p>…

Why libraries could soon need a national endowment

As libraries continue to transform themselves from places to check out books to civic centers with cutting edge technology, how will they meet …

Libraries

The New Face of Philanthropy | Tammy Tibbetts | TEDxBerlin

Charity poker event began with child's cancer diagnosis

WASHINGTON — A yearly charity poker tournament inspired by a 2-year-old’s cancer diagnosis is set for Saturday at MGM National Harbor.<p>“My godparents …

Cancer

Scotland’s first dedicated digital skills charity for young people unveiled

The Digital Xtra Fund has officially become Scotland’s first charity dedicated to supporting a full range of digital skills initiatives for young …

Innovation

[SURVEY] The State of Donor Retention in 2017

There’s a lot being written about donor retention – why it’s important and how to increase it – and even more data on the averages within the …

Six ways to create a brilliant charity board

Is your board super busy? Top tips on sharing the burden: bring in specialist expertise, include more junior staff and work with service users<p>People on voluntary sector boards have heavy workloads – so what’s the best way to share the burden? Sub-committees may not seem exciting, but, used …

Governance

New York City Nonprofit City Harvest Alleviates Hunger with the Help of New Cisco Hyperconverged Technology

City Harvest, which rescues surplus food from grocers, farms, restaurants, and manufacturers and distributes it free of charge to New York City food …

Cisco Systems

The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout

Shared via Kindle. Description: Steer your organization away from burnout while boosting all-around performance The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit presents …

Fundraisers: Don't Ignore The Rise of the Ents

<i>“The Ents are going to wake up and find that they are strong” – Gandalf, The Two Towers</i><p>If you’ve never seen or read the Lord of the Rings trilogy, …

Philanthropy

Warren Buffet Gave Bill Gates $30 Billion: Here's How It's Paying Off

Bill and Melinda Gates use their annual letter this year to explain to Warren Buffet where his money is going—from more vaccination to better contraception—and the impact global aid is having around the world.<p>It’s been 10 years since Warren Buffet pledged the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation roughly …

How Bill and Melinda Gates helped save 122m lives – and what they want to solve next

In letter to philanthropic partner Warren Buffett, the Gates define achievements from vaccines to lives saved – while still pushing for gains in infant mortality<p>It was the biggest philanthropic gesture ever, the billionaire investor equivalent of Batman and Superman joining forces to fight world …

Philanthropy

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Unleashing a $12 Trillion Dollar Longevity Bonus

We are overjoyed to announce that we've received the highest rating - 4 stars - from @CharityNav, the US's premier charity evaluator! #Hope https://t.co/ms6d9EoGHS

How to Calculate the Success of a Direct Mail Campaign

The first thing you need to determine? The close rate needed to break even.<p>One of the services we perform through Whitestone Partners, our consulting firm, is to analyze the return on investment (ROI) of different types of marketing efforts. We had a client, for instance, who used direct mail to …

[VIDEO] Is Your Donor Management System Capital Campaign Ready?

Our own Jay Love recently joined Andrea Kihlstedt on her excellent Capital Campaign Masters series to discuss the role a donor database plays in …

Bloomerang Partners with SOFII, The Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration

We are delighted to announce that Bloomerang has become SOFII’s newest business partner!<p>Our sponsorship will enable SOFII to add more unique content …

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ISU announces $93 million gift to liberal arts, sciences #Philanthropy #HigherEd #Nonprofits

Reinventing the health care foundation board

Trustee talking points<p>Philanthropy is growing in importance as health care transforms toward new models. As it does, health care organizations need …

Philanthropy

Philanthropy Outlook Study Predicts Fundraising Stability for Next 2 Years—But…

<i>NPQ</i> is still watching cases of organizations that have gone under because of problems they experienced during the big recession. Forewarned is …

Philanthropy

Bad Fundraising Strategies: Mayor Works the Phones as Donors Want Their Money Back

January 6, 2017; Green Bay Press-Gazette<p>When nonprofits—or, as in this case, governments—embark on a capital campaign, they must consider all of the …

Philanthropy

Children don't come cheap: Cost of raising one hits $233,610

Children keep getting more expensive to raise -- fashion is pricier and so are doctor visits and day care, according to the U.S. government.<p>At least …