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Here’s Why #GivingTuesday Is Worth It 

September 15, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Wondering if you should fit this giving day into your year-end strategy? We've got you covered.… Read More

Data Discoveries for Small and Mighty Nonprofits: Take Two 

September 11, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

The results are in: Nonprofits that have a fundraising plan raise more money than those that do not.… Read More

A New Look for Network for Good 

September 8, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Let us know what you think about our new site design!… Read More

How to Shift Giving: New Money for Good Research Released 

September 1, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Of all of the research I reference in webinar and conference presentations, the Money for Good studies are a longtime favorite. By delving into the true giving motivations and habits of donors, fundraisers can create more effective strategies and stronger appeals to inspire more giving. These are exactly the kind of in… Read More

Nonprofit Love: A Music Playlist to Inspire You 

August 4, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Sometimes nonprofit fundraisers and marketers need to take a deep breath and then…rock out. Ok maybe not “rock out,” but listening to music can help spark creativity, help you relax, or pump you up. I reached out to some of my nonprofit friends on Twitter and asked them what they listen to at work to… Read More

The Millennial Impact Report: Q&A with Derrick Feldmann 

July 28, 2015

By: Emily Wang

What inspires Millennials to give and volunteer? How can an organization engage with its Millennials? We’re racking our brains trying to understand the group that’s soon to be the largest living generation in the nation. Fortunately, we’ve got help from Derrick Feldman and his team at Achieve, who recently publis… Read More

Fundraising Data That Keeps on Giving: The IDB Report Is Back! 

July 15, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Learn how small and mighty nonprofits can enhance fundraising results.… Read More

Recurring Giving Challenge Lessons Learned: Storytelling Wins 

June 24, 2015

By: Annika Pettitt

A great story puts your kid to bed at night and makes you watch that next episode as you confirm, bleary-eyed, with Netflix that, yes, you are indeed still watching. Stories are what connect us to other people and, most important, motivate us to act. As a nonprofit, stories are the best tool in your… Read More

Making Meme Magic: Q&A with Smile Train 

June 18, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Isn’t the Internet a magical place? We sure think so. And it just got even more magical thanks to #seriousbaby, a new campaign recently launched by Smile Train. In the campaign, you meet baby Walter. Walter is standing in solidarity with kids who have unrepaired clefts and can’t smile. He’s serious about not smil… Read More

Philanthropy Outlook Rosy, Reports IU Lilly School of Philanthropy 

May 19, 2015

By: Nancy Schwartz

U.S. charitable giving predicted to rise 4.8 percent in 2015. The tide may be turning! Giving momentum is strong and getting stronger, according to research findings recently released by the IU Lilly School of Philanthropy and Martz & Lundy. Here’s more of the good news reported in The Philanthropy Outlook 2015 &… Read More

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