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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 …

CSR

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, …

How You Can Get Big Grant Money from Newman's Own Foundation

The food company started by legendary actor Paul Newman makes hundreds of products and gives out millions of dollars in grants each year. Are you what they're looking for?<p><i>This is the latest in my series of posts spotlighting underrepresented communities around the world and the entrepreneurs trying</i> …

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 …

Philanthropy

How Bill Gates helped save 122m lives – and what he wants to solve next

In letter to philanthropic partner Warren Buffett, Gates defines 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 crime.<p>…

Public Health

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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 …

Direct Marketing

[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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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 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 …

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 …

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 …

Parenting

How to Court a Foundation

<i>This article was originally published by</i> The Chronicle of Higher Education <i>on December 11, 2016.</i><p>The grant that will help Emory University experiment …

The Arnold Foundation Weighs In on the Sugar Fight

Sugar / Andrei Niemimäki<p>January 6, 2017, Reuters<p>Sugar: the thing we love but does not love us back.<p>In a September article about sugar in our diets, …

‘James Bond of Philanthropy’ Gives Away the Last of His Fortune

As it happens, Donald J. Trump is not the only person to announce plans to shut down a personal philanthropy, just the best known.<p>This is the story of a man who made and kept that same promise.<p>Nearly five years ago, Charles F. Feeney sat in a cushy armchair in an apartment on the east side of …

Philanthropy

Ten restaurants serving delicious food with a side of sustainability

When it comes to dining out, many eaters want food that not only tastes good but is good for the planet.<p>When it comes to dining out, many eaters want …

Rural residents pool cash to save last local gathering places

As population continues to trickle away from rural America, neighbors are trying to save spots – groceries, restaurants, bars, and stores – where …

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