A good story takes you into another world. Science has shown that the brains of people engaged in a story actually start simulating the story as reality. Audience members take on the main character’s story as their own, experiencing the same feelings, thoughts and emotions. Stories with a solid dramatic arc are also known to
Habitat for Humanity believes every child should have a home, and we do, too. That’s why we’re so proud to support our local Chicago chapter’s vision of seeing our city thrive. As Chicago’s community bank, we’re invested in the continued growth and betterment of our area. And, Habitat for Humanity shares in that belief, too,
With the ability to reach millions of people across the entire world, social media can be an extremely valuable tool for nonprofits to inspire the public to help their causes. This only applies, of course, if you’re putting out the right content, using the right channels, targeting the right people, and otherwise doing it right.
In August 2011, as news of the famine in Somalia unfolded, a nonprofit group that delivers medical and humanitarian aid to people in crisis sprung into action. Ted Davis, the Web Development Director for the organization, hoped to reach lots of new donors so they could raise enough to mobilize an immediate and sustainable relief
The team at the Urban Institute has become known for their top-notch research briefs. Their “Nonprofit Sector in Brief” series focuses on key facts and figures regarding public charities, giving and volunteering – and certainly does not disappoint! Here are seven facts and figures that were most surprising to me from their 2015 brief. How
In a recent TED Talk, Pallotta contends that nonprofit business models should leverage the same business model tools and strategies as the for profit industry. The reasoning supporting this conclusion is that NPO’s need to become more competitive to recruit top talent, create competitive advantage, and generate additive values that are wanted by the customers