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When it comes to planned giving, you know more than you think you know. This message is especially important if you are a fundraiser who doesn’t have a planned giving program but are wondering how to start one.
Central Texas charities raised an average of nearly a quarter-of-a-million dollars per hour during Amplify Austin, surpassing both last year’s totals and this year’s fundraising goal.
Millennials are an optimistic bunch. Almost 80 percent of 17- to 26-year-olds said they are “optimistic about the direction of their local community,” according to a poll released today by the Clinton Global Initiative University (CHIU). Almost two-thirds of them believe that their generation is “better equipped to handle the greatest issues facing society,” with 72 percent attributing that to their “access to better technology.”
San Antonio, Texas – Some 62 percent of charities raised more funds in 2013 than they did in 2012, according to the Nonprofit Research Collaborative’s Year-End 2013 Fundraising Survey, released yesterday during the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 51st International Conference on Fundraising.
Steve Wozniak, self-admitted ubergeek, loves equations so much he even developed a formula for happiness: H=S-F. Happiness equals the number of smiles minus the number of frowns in your life. His secret to success? Doing what he loves and doing what he’s best at.
The nonprofit sector collectively had nearly $3 trillion in assets during 2010, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Statistics of Income Winter Bulletin. Total assets came in at $2.939 trillion. That’s about 9 percent more than 2009, when total assets added up to $2.673 trillion.
A teenage “cancer slayer,” mental health, a humorous reminder about testicular cancer self-exams, and an honest look at teen refugee life in America were among the topics tackled by winners of the 2014 DoGooder Video Awards.
Technology won’t fix the problems your nonprofit is trying to solve. It will enable your people to tackle those problems in new ways that might be much more efficient than your old ways.
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We think of social justice and equality when it comes to access to a variety of services, such as healthcare, education and housing. But, we might not think about its relation to accessing online information. In the panel at SXSW, “Net Neutrality, What Now?,” Andrew Rasiej, co-founder of Personal Democracy Media and Craig Aaron, president and CEO of Free Press, explored the issue of Internet freedom and its implications for nonprofits and citizens alike.