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
When targeting millennials, many nonprofits focus on the best ways to reach them in a changing media landscape with the end goal of increasing donations. But tapping the potential within this audience goes beyond just raising money. There is an opportunity for nonprofits to reach out to this generation in a way that could engage
The most important committee of any nonprofit board (after the Executive Committee is eliminated) is the Governance Committee. Why? The entire structure, spirit, productiveness and camaraderie of any board is based upon the people comprising that board! Therefore, the careful recruiting and selecting process based upon insightful mixing and matching of skills, passions and personalities