Nonprofits

Facebook launches fundraiser feature for users’ birthdays

Birthdays on Facebook are about to get more meaningful.<p>What used to be an all-but-empty act of well-wishing can now become a reason to support a …

Public Relations

This Company Makes Social Good Campaigns Go Viral For Bigger Impact

Earlier this year, the World Wildlife Fund faced a strange promotional paradox: On March 25th from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, the group honored Earth Hour Day, a campaign asking people and companies around the world turn off their lights at the same time in support of actions against climate …

User Generated Content

If Money Was No Object…

Tweet<p>Pin<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>Hey, financially responsible readers. The Powerball lottery jackpot is $430 million this week. Did you get a ticket yet? I …

Money

A baby dolphin died after being crowded by beachgoers in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week.<p>Images on Spanish media and social networks showed adults and children touching the small, female …

Dolphins

The Mortality of Arts Nonprofits

(Illustration by Adam McCauley)<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article covers a paper presented in June 2017 at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil</i> …

Education

The Harbor Announces CoHort 8 Accelerator in Charleston

This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed <b>CoHort 8,</b> eight new startups from the …

Startups

Who You Gonna Call? Nonprofit Addresses Nonprofit Cybersecurity

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Padlock / Source: eek the cat<p><b>August 9th, 2017;</b> Tech Republic<p>What would you do if your nonprofit had over 500 W2 tax forms stolen …

Cybersecurity

Another baby dolphin dies from stress after being mobbed by tourists

The dolphins is one of the world's most majestic creatures, and humans often go to great lengths just to capture a photo of it. However, such …

Philippines

Facebook helps you celebrate birthdays with videos and fundraising

Whether you're a fan of Facebook's birthday-centric features or not, it's still pretty handy to know when your buddy's next celebration day is so you can mark the occasion. The social network keeps adding new ways to celebrate, with recap videos that extend your birthday another few days to simple …

Facebook

Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings

Earlier this week, I was honored to do a webinar for Soapbox Engage about self-care and bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace …

Management

Another For-profit Stands Up for Free Speech: Government Harvesting Records of Resisters

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>By Elvert Barnes from Baltimore, Maryland, USA (01a.DisruptJ20.Sticker.WDC.5January2016) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia …

Profit

Facebook Will Now Let You Raise Money for Nonprofits on Your Birthday

Facebook today announced an update coming to its iOS and Android mobile apps, as well as its main website, that is aimed to make birthdays more "meaningful" for users based in the United States.<p>Two weeks ahead of your birthday, Facebook said it will now send you a message in your News Feed with the …

Facebook

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What’s here<p>This website contains a collection of forms and precedent legal documents relating to nonprofit organizations. Several notes about the …

Stanford University

How to stop the money fights and grow (wealthy) as a couple

Wealth management as a couple can lead to fighting and miscommunication. Learn how you can communicate with your significant other about wealth …

Marriage

Back to school: Danon Culinary Academy's training make the grade

The tender meat on the baby back ribs in the sweet and zesty BBQ sauce was finger-licking good, paired perfectly with succulent white corn grits and …

Israel

Nonprofits: The DNA of Democracy

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>kentoh / Shutterstock.com<p>Recently, a prominent consulting firm asked several nonprofit leaders for feedback on the advocacy …

Philanthropy

Ending White Supremacy in Ourselves: A Time for Nonprofit Action

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>“Speaker at a vigil for Charlottesville, Minneapolis, Minnesota.” Credit: Fibonacci Blue.<p>The white supremacist “Unite the Right” …

Racism

B.C. government announces emergency grant for small businesses, First Nations impacted by wildfires

$1,500 emergency grant for eligible parties in areas affected by evacuation order or alert<p>The provincial government has announced a new emergency …

Canada

Airport profits: ready to depart

Boring shops, extra security and ride-hailing hurt airports.<p>WHEN Heathrow airport opened, in 1946, the only retail facilities were a bar with chintz …

FAA

Thriving To End Homelessness

We Each Have Something To Do, And In Doing, We Help Ourselves As Much As Another.<p>On an average night in America, more than half a million men, women …

Arianna Huffington

The Nascent Nonprofit Organization—What Happens Before a Nonprofit Is Born?

Share22<p>Share48<p>Tweet54<p>Email<p>Shares 124<p>“WAITING TO BE BORN AGAIN” BY LYNNETTE SHELLEY/WWW.LYNNETTESHELLEY.COM<p><i>Editors’ note: This article is from</i> NPQ<i>’s</i> …

Innovation

10 truths about content writers

Writing content isn’t a walk in the park.<p>Many people have misconceptions about those who craft website copy, blogs, case studies and more for …

Writing

How To Fix The Nonprofit World’s “Innovation-Aspiration” Problem

Nonprofits know they need to change–but they’re pretty sure they don’t know how.<p>Nonprofits are suffering from what’s been dubbed an “innovation-aspiration” problem: While 80% of the top 145 nonprofit leaders say the sector needs to change practices in order to make greater societal gains, only 40% …

Innovation

Nonprofits wait for state money, remain wary of future funding: 'We can't just flip a switch'

Earlier this year, social service provider CJE Senior Life laid off nearly 90 people and shuttered a program aimed at helping some seniors preserve their independence – all due to the state not having a budget to disburse funding.<p>But now that Illinois has a spending plan in place, Laura Prohov, …

Bruce Rauner

Boston Gains Its Own Internet Identity Pre-Register Now to Secure Your .BOSTON Name

The entire Boston community now has its own domain extension on the internet to compete with .COM. The .BOSTON extension allows nonprofits, local …

Boston

CEO as Board Chair: The Nonprofit Ethicist Just Doesn’t Like It

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Philanthropy

Seattle targets pot event in legal weed state, then drops it

SEATTLE (AP) — A giant summertime festival celebrating all things marijuana has drawn support or at least toleration over the years from officials in Seattle, the largest city in one of the first states to legalize recreational pot.<p>Police have handed out bags of chips and looked the other way as …

Cannabis

Calls for boosts to 'woeful' lack of South West mental health services

<i>Eating disorders are serious. And they can affect anyone in the community. One local woman opens up about her journey to recovery from anorexia, and</i> …

Mental Health

When Bigger’s Not Better: The Strange Case of Dark Store Theory

Share20<p>Share27<p>Tweet20<p>Email<p>Shares 67<p>Corey Coyle [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons<p>August 2, 2017; Education Week<p>In many communities, the announcement …

Weird

The Exciting Embrace of Risk and Leadership: Thoughts for Today’s Activists

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>“STRUCTURED CHAOS 2” BY MARK POL/WWW.MARKPOL.NL//<p><b>Editors’ note:</b> <i>The following excerpts are taken from Margaret Wheatley’s new …