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9 Steps to Getting the Most From Your Board Meeting 

June 10, 2019

By: Keith White

For most nonprofits, board meetings are a monthly occurrence. And you only have an hour or two to take care of business. Your board consists of busy people with family and work competing for their attention. You’ve got to make the most of the time you have together. Planning and executing effective board meetings is… Read More

Tax Cut and Jobs Act Impact on Nonprofits 

April 8, 2019

By: John Gilchrist

It’s been 15 months since the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) became law. At the time of passage many pundits predicted dire consequences for the nonprofit sector, largely due to the near doubling of the standard deduction, meaning the high threshold for deducting charitable gifts (and other items such as state/local tax… Read More

Network for Good Named Top 100 Impact Companies 

January 14, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

We’re thrilled to announce that Network for Good has been named one of the Top 100 Impact Companies by Real Leaders. Business As a Force for Good The Real Leaders Top 100 Impact Companies is the first-ever listing of companies making a positive impact and growing by doing good. Each company featured embraces a vision… Read More

Tax Reform and Charitable Giving for Nonprofits 

April 5, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Ben Franklin’s wit aside, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will impact every individual and organization. The issue we hear about the most from our customers is how the increase in the standard deduction amount will effect giving. If the… Read More

3 Presidential Role Models for Nonprofit Charitable Giving 

February 18, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

The federal holiday landing on the third Monday in February is officially known as Washington’s Birthday. First celebrated in 1885 to honor—you guessed it—George Washington’s birthday (February 22, 1732, for you trivia buffs), this holiday has since broadened its scope to become a day to honor all U.S. presiden… Read More

3 Ways to Honor Local Heroes on National Philanthropy Day 

November 15, 2017

By: Iris Sutcliffe

philanthropy (noun): the love of humankind Happy National Philanthropy Day! Every year on November 15, this international event, coordinated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), shares the love and impact each of us can create in our communities. It’s also a fantastic reason to take a moment to hono… Read More

Our New Power Woman of Tech: Maria Canfora 

October 17, 2017

By: Bill Strathmann

Silicon Valley isn’t the only hub for tech start-ups these days. The Washington D.C. area is quickly becoming a solid alternative for attracting highly-educated, ambitious and talented people in the technology sector. DCA Live has highlighted a key list of thought-leaders, innovators, and drivers of change in various… Read More

[Infographic] When Disaster Strikes: How America Gives 

October 12, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Famines. Wars. When disaster strikes, nonprofits are often the first to respond, coming to the aid communities in need. But they can’t do it alone. Nonprofits that work in disaster and crisis relief have a tough job. They have to be ready at a moment’s notice to help communities sur… Read More

4 Lessons from the Trenches to Prepare for Giving Season 

July 26, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Here at Network for Good, we’re continuously innovating our platform. The best way we do this is by immersing ourselves in the lives of our nonprofit users to understand the everyday problems they are trying to solve. Last week, during a quarterly business review meeting in Baltimore, our team was challenged to m… Read More

Overcoming Obstacles to Sustainable Funding: What Nonprofits Need to Thrive 

May 1, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

How do you fund your mission? A healthy nonprofit has multiple sources of funding, including individual giving. Depending entirely on grants or public funding is risky, as either could be lost without any control on the part of the nonprofit. A robust fundraising program provides needed financial security, expands… Read More

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