11.28.16 US Nonprofit News
The Urban Land Institute receives a grant totaling $250,000 from the Colorado Health Foundation, Miracle Corners of the World holds its fourth Community Leaders Seminar, the Council on Foundations has opened its nomination period for its 2017 Awards Program, and more.
11.28.16 NC Nonprofit News
The Smithsonian's “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” opens at the City of Raleigh Museum, 100 Women Who Give a Hoot donations for 2016 exceede $45,000, The Durham Rescue Mission hosts Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, and more.
Collective Impact: A Primer (Part 1)
Collective impact comprises five core elements: common agenda, shared measures, mutually reinforcing activities, continuous communication, and backbone report. How ready is your organization?
11.21.16 US Nonprofit News
The Archives of American Art receive the Don Tyson Prize, Women for Services for the UnderServed and Outside the Wire present an scenes from Euripides’ Medea, Gulf Coast Community Foundation will select 25 individuals to participate in the Gulf Coast Board Institute, and more.
11.21.16 NC Nonprofit News
High Point University received a $10 million anonymous gift that will support a new undergraduate sciences school and building, Durham Arts Council presented the Durham Art Walk Holiday Market from November 19th-20th, The 25th Annual Triad Health Project Winter Walk for AIDS and Ron Johnson 5K Run will be held on December 4th, and more
Automation: The Best Way to Optimize Your Nonprofit Communications Strategy for 2017
If you build it, they will come, but if you automate it, they will stay. How can your organization use marketing automation to reach the needs of your donors?
11.14.16 US Nonprofit News
California State University San Marcos received a $200,000 grant from the Stuart Foundation, which will be used to launch a campaign, ART=OPPORTUNITY. The Alaska FFA Association won the 2016 FFA Hunger Heroes Challenge which encouraged students to donate meals to local communities, and more.
11.14.16 NC Nonprofit News
Dorcas Ministries delivered two truckloads of supplies to Lumberton, NC on October 28th, to assist with hurricane recovery efforts. Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases on Amazon Smile to Family Care Center of Catawba Valley, Inc. to help homeless families with dependent children during the holiday season, and more.
Capacity Building: The Often Overlooked Key to Nonprofit Success
When nonprofits are addressing some of the community’s largest challenges, donors are drawn to supporting the tangible goods and services, overlooking the back-office needs and staff support that is actually getting the work done. A capacity building investment can have greater and deeper impact on the organization’s ability to fulfill its overall mission.
Individual Donor Benchmark Findings
Organizations may be asking themselves How can we increase retention, or how can we find more new donors to replace the donors we are losing each year? Here are a few tips to help you think about how to answer those questions.