Resources

Apr 22, 2019

Corporate Social Responsibility: More than the “right thing to do”

Being intentional in marketing strategies goes beyond using people with disabilities in just visual marketing; it also includes understanding their needs. Marketing is a great place for companies to begin their strategy for tapping into this market, but it is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to corporate social responsibility.

Apr 8, 2019

Lost on Your Organization’s Digital Strategy? You’re Not Alone

The ever evolving world of advocacy and organizing has more recently been pushed into hyper-speed by the digital revolution. By taking smart, strategic steps to fill in knowledge gaps, empower their teams and kickstart digital programs, organizations are primed to reach their highest potential and see their outcomes in numbers.

Apr 8, 2019

Building and Sustaining Momentum: A National Learning Network

To build and sustain their momentum and to support the continued expansion of On the Table, Knight Foundation and The Chicago Community Trust partnered to create the On the Table National Learning Network – a virtual learning community for foundations, civic institutions and nonprofits who have replicated or have shown interest in replicating the On the Table model.

Mar 25, 2019

The “Lean” Nonprofit

Companies are expected to not only deliver some profit, but to maximize shareholder value. In the same way, nonprofits must move beyond doing some good, to maximizing social impact and scale.

Mar 25, 2019

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New research published in the journal Administration & Society suggests that some nonprofits may be able to better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions.

Mar 11, 2019

Swipe Right for Donors: How Building a Brand of Attraction Connects You to Long-Term, Loyal Donors

Do you ever feel like finding your dream donor is like finding a dream date? How can you connect with those like-minded people who share your organization’s passion and mission?

Mar 11, 2019

Why Gen Z is Compelled to Do Good

As Gen Z age into the workforce and gain financial independence, nonprofits must adapt their fundraising initiatives to fit the profile of these new potential contributors.

Feb 25, 2019

Growing Your Social Donor Base

The future of fundraising is social, and Social Donors will play an important role in helping nonprofits reach their fundraising goals.

Feb 25, 2019

5 Proven Strategies for Converting Volunteers to Donors

87% of volunteers say there is a relationship between their volunteer behavior and the causes they support financially.

Feb 25, 2019

Win Big With Big Data: A Nonprofit’s Guide to Data Analytics

Whether your nonprofit feeds the hungry or provides shelter for the homeless, you have the ability (and obligation) to make data-backed, objective decisions regarding service delivery and internal processes - your clients depend on it.