Manu Gawri

127 Added | 4 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Following | 33 Followers | @manugawri | Ex-analyst at Grant Thornton India LLP in their NFP sector. Founder of Augmen Consultants An organisation to help new age Charities

Charities should be campaigning in this election

The only way this general election will return a government that understands the needs of a diverse range of communities is through hearing the voice of charities<p>When we began writing our report on the public benefit of charity campaigning, we did not realise its relevance would be quite so …

Fun-Da-Mental

Partnering With Nonprofits? Here's How to Maximize Your Social Impact

As a business leader, you’re likely quite familiar with the world of metrics, standards and measurement. It’s how most businesses gauge whether they’re succeeding or struggling. There are industry benchmarks, standards against which to compare your company’s performance.<p>According to Mission …

Nonprofits

Nonprofits Can’t Keep Ignoring Talent Development

Is your social venture losing its homegrown talent — often to other social ventures? In the past two years, only 30% of open C-suite positions in the nonprofit sector were filled by an internal candidate (the rate at for-profits is 60% of positions). And almost half their replacements came from …

Human Resources

5 Nonprofit Predictions for 2016

Predictions are a tricky thing. They’re mostly comprised of strong currents of the present, past habits and a big dose of educated guessing. When it …

Nonprofits

Judiciary is destroying legislature brick by brick: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. PTI Photo<p>On the day the Supreme Court cleared the decks for Harish Rawat to return as chief minister of Uttarakhand, …

Let's not hand over taxation power to courts: What FM Arun Jaitley said in RS on May 11 http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/lets-not-hand-over-taxation-power-to-courts-what-fm-arun-jaitley-said-in-rs-on-may-11/articleshow/52263525.cms via The Economic Times App(Download Now): http://ecoti.in/etapps

India

The key elements of a media strategy

When time, money and resources are tight, it’s important you understand what you want to achieve with your PR activities and why. Being strategic is …

Public Relations

The storytelling tug of war: do stories empower or dehumanise?

Storytelling is essential to communications and can empower those supported by charities. However, there are times when telling the stories of …

Social Media

Are charities measuring social media effectively?

There’s been a lot of debate about the value of social media recently. It makes me wonder – do organisations have the correct metrics in place to …

Public Relations

Audience mapping: how to harness internal expertise

Your communications won’t be effective if you don’t know what your audiences want and how they want it.That’s why at the International Institute for …

Project Management

Data visualisation

Charities have swathes of facts and figures and it can be really tempting to shout about every last one of them. But in a world where people are …

Culture, confidence and cats – building a digital workforce

Digital transformation isn’t a quick or easy process. At NCVO we’re making a start by building the digital skills and confidence of our staff.Over …

Project Management

Charity boards are failing to adapt to the digital age – this has to change

The change in technology is no longer just a skills challenge for the voluntary sector, it is now a governance issue<p>There is tension in the way the charity sector views digital technology. A recent report, by Eduserv in partnership with CharityComms, showed that 80% of digital specialists agree …

Digital Age

How to Build a Massive Email List With These 5 Tools

Email marketing is the bread and butter of all of your marketing campaigns. Why? Email is the most direct and personal form of communication that you …

What Donald Trump's Charity Activities Say About Him

A close look at the Donald J. Trump Foundation's activities over the past decade raises more questions than it answers about what the GOP frontrunner actually believes.<p>Last month, aides for Donald Trump made a rare admission of error, conceding that the candidate's charitable foundation had made a …

Donald Trump

Political updates: Govt to probe Indian names in Panama Papers

<b>New Delhi:</b> The assembly elections in the states of Assam and West Bengal kicked off on Monday with the two states registering high voter turnout. …

Indian law requires companies to give 2% of profits to charity. Is it working?

Two years after the law passed more corporate money is getting to charities but critics point to low ambitions and evasion<p>India is the first country in the world to enshrine corporate giving into law. Following a change in company law in April 2014, businesses with annual revenues of more than 10bn …

CSR

Centre orders probe against Indians linked to tax havens

The BJP-led NDA government on Monday ordered the formation of a special agency to investigate Indians who figure in the ‘Panama papers’ — a set of …

The transparency perception gap

Many people in the third sector were stunned last summer by the sudden explosion of negative coverage on charities. I believe the problem comes back …

Transparency

Joe Saxton: Fundraising will be very different five years from now

The new Fundraising Regulator will soon be up and running, the Fundraising Preference Service is coming into operation and EU legislation is on the …

How Pencils of Promise Raised $1.9M with the Help of VR

Usher, John Legend, and More Assemble to Raise Funds and Celebrate Pencil of Promise’s Mission to Provide Quality Education<p>Virtual reality has the …

Why digital skills have the power to transform

This is a guest blog by Helen Milner, Chief Executive of the Tinder Foundation It’s hard to believe that over 12.6 million people in the UK still …

Disabled Children

Dear business people, please stop bizsplaining things to us nonprofit folks

Hi everyone, before we get into today’s topic, look, NWB merchandise is on sale! Get an “I Am A Nonprofit Unicorn” t-shirt, hoodie, mug, or other …

Nonprofits

Intentionally unstable Water Pavilion lets visitors walk on the ocean

This breathtaking platform lets users walk into the sea in an experience that feels like floating in and on the water. For the Yeosu Expo in 2012, …

Self-driving cars could signal the end of traffic lights

The latest thing to be rendered obsolete (potentially) by the advent of self-driving technology are those pesky stop lights that seem to be the bane of every human driver's existence.<p>Thanks to a new proposal from MIT's Senseable City Lab, the future of automotive navigation will utilize so-called …

Autonomous Cars

Donate $1 To Charity And Get A Copy Of Tomb Raider

If you donate $1 or more to GameChanger between now and April 5th, you’ll receive a digital copy of 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot. That’s while supplies …

Arun Jaitley says he will reach out to Congress on GST Bill

<b>New Delhi:</b> Keen on getting the much delayed GST bill approved by Parliament in second half of the budget session beginning next month, finance …

Teenage girl coders from Mumbai slum are building apps to solve local problems

Routinely described as one of the largest slums in the world and the setting for <i>Slumdog Millionaire</i>, Mumbai's Dharavi has been home to some unlikely …

Zero-energy Biosphera 2.0 prefab gives you the freedom to live almost anywhere

Meet Biosphera 2.0, a home of the future that produces its own energy and can give you the freedom to live and move anywhere in the world. Created by …