“The fundraising letter comes in the form of a “survey,” a frequently used device for partisan fundraising, but this one has a twist: calling itself the “Congressional District Census,” the letter comes in an envelope starkly printed with the words, “DO NOT DESTROY OFFICIAL DOCUMENT”
Is your nonprofit in serious financial trouble?
What are your leaders doing about it?
What are you doing about it?
When you go in for that nonprofit job interview, pretend you’re Sherlock Holmes. Nothing escapes you. Look around. Is this environment going to support you and your goals? What kind of question is that? Isn’t everyone scrambling to find a job? Even if you are scrambling, and you feel that you HAVE TO take the job, these questions are here to help you decide if this job is going to be a difficult one.
What your dog knows about fundraising, and why it works
In this economic downturn, how are you responding? How quickly are your funders responding? How about your donors?
I just sat down and read the first chapter of “The Starfish and the Spider.” Talk about an inspiring book! You can read it here, too. This book, written in 2007, is relevant today in thinking about four things.
1. File sharing
2. The war in Iraq and Afghanistan
3. Montezuma, Cortez, the Apaches
4. Grassroots movements
Where is the next frontier for strategic nonprofit marketing? Why should you make time for Search Engine Optimization?
We know what nonprofits are. We know that nonprofits depend on a good vision and service model and fundraising to continue their work. But what is a social enterpreneur? What is social entrepreneurship? It’s the radical idea that you can found your business on doing good and making a profit, straight from the start. If… [Keep Reading]
“Forget China, India and the internet: economic growth is driven by women.” -The Economist
Do you want a bigger salary? This is a how-to video for women to negotiate salaries from Ramit Sethi of http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/. It shows key negotiation tactics for how you can get a better salary in your next job. Often we, as women, do not negotiate for the salary we really want. Here’s how you can move beyond that.
“Trust your dreams, find your power, build what you want to build in the world.”
“There is no static truth.” -Priya Haji