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A Look Ahead: Non-Profit trends for 2020

Close to 1.6 million non-profits currently exist in the United States and donors contribute about $390 billion annually. The competition for these dollars is expected to increase as organizations compete for their share of charitable giving. What’s more, the number of non-profits has been increasing steadily each year, with many organizations having similar or overlapping […]

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How to prepare your nonprofit for a pr crisis

Sometimes, bad things happen to good organizations. Because of this, even the best-run nonprofits need to have a crisis communications plan. A crisis communications plan ensures that you are ready if your organization is ever thrown into a situation when the news is bad — and a slow or ill-informed response can make the situation […]

Top 10 TED Talks for Nonprofit Leaders

This article by Will Schmidt was published on Classy. Read the original article here. TED believes in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives, and the world. That likely sounds familiar to nonprofits and professionals across the social sector who operate with a very similar mindset. As such, it makes TED Talks a wellspring of inspiration and motivation for […]

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Why Your Board Isn’t Fundraising (And How to Fix It)

What’s the hardest job in the world? Parenting a toddler or teenager? Milking venom from poisonous snakes? What about motivating unpaid volunteers to raise money and reporting to them because those same volunteers are your bosses? Engaging a leadership team made up solely of volunteers is one of the most ambitious, delicate and daunting responsibilities a CEO […]