Stories From 2019

Sep 11, 2019

Ep 36: We Don’t Want It

What exactly does it take to successfully address a topic like offshore drilling? In this special episode of The Nonprofit Experience we hear the diverse groups united in the fight to ban offshore drilling. This episode includes audio recorded live from a Don't Drill SC rally in Charleston and we also hear Oceana's Jackie Savitz and SC Rep. Joe Cunningham sit down to talk about the big picture and the importance of the bipartisan effort on this issue.

Sep 9, 2019

Beyond RFM: The Key Insights Every Nonprofit Should Know

Nonprofits are perennially concerned with bringing in new donors and retaining relationships with old ones, but many still follow the old RFM model: Recency, Frequency, and Monetary Value. This model was developed when important relational data wasn't available, but times have changed. Read more from Noah Barnett of Virtuous about why nonprofits should round out the RFM model by leaning into modern strategies.

Sep 9, 2019

Five Digital Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits

Digital marketing is essential for today's nonprofits but without the budget for a marketing expert, organizations can feel at a loss with the new technology. Matt Reid, the Chief Marketing Officer for EZ Texting, provides five strategies for your nonprofit's digital marketing presence.

Sep 9, 2019

9.9.2019 US News

"Winning Grant Proposal Contest" awards bonus grants to already-awarded grant applications, Ruth McCambridge to leave "The Nonprofit Quarterly," Art Buddies to host Halloween costume making party, and more.

Sep 9, 2019

9.9.2019 NC News

Foundation For The Carolinas pledges $6 million to Charlotte Housing Fund, North Carolina Historic Preservation Office sets up online form to report hurricane damage to historic properties, Liberty Arts to host Fallapalooza!, and more.

Sep 9, 2019

Nonprofit Board Best Practices and the Fiduciary Responsibility

A key ingredient for a nonprofit to be successful is solid board governance. UMB Bank's Susan Teson provides best practices for a successful board and how the board can fulfill its necessary fiduciary duties.

Sep 4, 2019

Ep 35: Trust in the Age of Disbelieving

What do a science foundation and an art museum have in common? This week, we pair Adam Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with Adam Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Last year, the Sloan Foundation granted $100,000 to the Whitney for a exhibition exploring the intersection of art and science over the last 50 years. In this episode, the two Adams talk about the importance of partnerships like this one, how to increase trust in both art and science, and how the public interacts with it.

Sep 2, 2019

New and Strategic Approaches Lead to Winning Results

When you focus on what is important in communities it can lead to winning results. Oceana's Jacqueline Savitz shares how their bipartisan grassroots approach has made offshore drilling a hot-button issue that is avoided by politicians who seek coastal support.

Sep 2, 2019

Forging Powerful Clean-Energy Partnerships

In today’s world, nonprofits and corporates are looking to take a more active role in solving societal issues and challenges. Both GRID Alternatives and Wells Fargo are focused on helping people and communities succeed in a sustained and sustainable way.

Sep 2, 2019

9.2.2019 US News

Wounded Warrior Project earns Military Child Education Coalition grant, National Braille Press relaunches website, inaugural LA Press Freedom Week held in California, and more.