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When conducting a peer-to-peer (p2p) fundraising program, don’t neglect your employees and former employees. “The nonprofit community is small and people know each other. They often leave their organizations on good terms,” said Brenna Holmes, vice president of digital at Chapman Cubine Adams and Hussey. “You can’t forget about former employees. Stay in touch. They can hook you into new networks. They know new people who you might not know.”
The ALS Association will withdraw two trademark applications filed for the Ice Bucket Challenge as the viral campaign eclipsed $100 million in donations in 30 days.
Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and president of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) and nationally recognized philanthropy leader, was selected as the first person to serve in the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Readers of The NonProfit Times have likely heard of Herschell Gordon Lewis even if they weren’t already aware of his long career writing and directing horror movies such as “Blood Feast.” Lewis writes regular columns for NPT regarding direct response fundraising. Some of his clients are the nation’s largest nonprofits and for-profit firms. Now we are giving our readers a special chance to join him for an exclusive webinar.
As online fundraising becomes more of a dominant medium, the cry of “Doom!” invariably attends the use of traditional media such as direct mail and space advertising.
A foundation in Sacramento, Calif., is claiming that it is the first bitcoin-based charity to be granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The 2014 NFL season kicks off a week from tomorrow and that means Americans will be starting to prepare their fantasy football teams for the season. Now, thanks to baseball executive Thad Levine, those teams can be used to help charitable causes.
One of the advantages a nonprofit has compared to other types of businesses is that people going to the organization’s website are primed to embrace the information. Because of this, making the donation process difficult or confusing is twice the sin.
Two weeks after it seemed like a modest viral social media campaign that raised a few million dollars, the Ice Bucket Challenge has reached historic heights, approaching $80 million raised for ALS Association — including $61 million in the last week alone.
Nonprofits are bringing more data experts onto their staff in the face of rising concerns about data security, according to results of the Nonprofit Technology Network’s (NTEN) 8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report.
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