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April 2021

SOCIAL MEDIA: A NONPROFIT’S BEST FRIEND

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Joe Turner In the nonprofit world, as with most businesses today, the smaller the staff, the more hats those staffers wear. As you look at the many tasks your staff undertakes, there is usually someone who has been charged with social media, perhaps reluctantly. Everyone knows what social media is, but becoming a social media…

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5 TIPS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR DONOR BASE

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Laurel De Luca Individuals with the capacity and desire to make major gifts are as diverse as our population is. According to Statista, about 14 percent of millionaires are people of color, and that percentage is likely to grow as the nation’s demographics continue to change. Many nonprofits are missing out on the chance to…

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GRANT TIP – MORE THAN A FRESH COAT OF PAINT

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Everyone knows what proofreading is. Simply put, proofreading is that fresh coat of paint at the end of your project, that final layer of polish you apply to ensure there are no glaring mistakes in your work. Right? Maybe not… Of course, you absolutely want to give your work a careful final reading before submitting a grant…

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THE SCIENCE AND ART OF RAISING MAJOR GIFTS

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Dr. Louis Traina, CFRE, Senior Consultant More than a few years back I was invited to pursue an Adult Education doctorate degree in the first cohort class piloted by Columbia University-Teachers College. The department selected 24 candidates who had a minimum of 5 years in an executive level position in one of 12 separate industries…

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