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Nonprofit Spotlight: April 

April 30, 2014

By: Annika Pettitt

Our Nonprofit of the Week spotlight helps us recognize some of the shining stars of the Network for Good community. During the month of April we celebrated organizations working to honor WWII veterans, theatres bringing great art to their communities, a health clinic in rural Nicaragua, and a coalition of women innovat… Read More

Are nonprofits recovering with the economy? Survey says… 

April 15, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

The Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey is out and the report has some sobering insight on how nonprofits have fared during the economic recovery. While 80% of respondents reported an increase in demand for services, 56% of those surveyed were unable to meet demand in 2013. Nearly half … Read More

Give Local America: An opportunity to grow online 

March 25, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Network for Good is happy to partner with Kimbia to extend the reach of Give Local America, a nation-wide giving day that marks the 100-year milestone of community foundations in the United States. This national online giving event will take on May 6, 2014. Give Local America is expected to be the largest online giving… Read More

Where to Find NFG at NTC 

March 3, 2014

By: Annika Pettitt

We’re really excited to have this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference right in our back yard here in Washington, DC. If you’ll be in town for the conference, please make sure you stop by and say hi. We’d love to see you! Here are all the ways you can get in touch with Network for Good… Read More

Celebrating One Billion for Good 

February 12, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Today at Network for Good, we’re celebrating a major milestone: 1 BILLION dollars processed for charity since our founding in 2001. We’re incredibly proud of this big achievement and we are even more honored by what it means. This milestone represents an amazing outpouring of generosity from millions of don… Read More

What are Your Groundhog Day Problems? 

January 31, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

Do you remember the 1993 classic film, Groundhog Day? Bill Murray’s character, Phil, keeps living the same day over and over and over again. Phil tries to break the cycle of endless February 2nds with extreme endeavors including kidnapping the official Groundhog Day groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. Can you relate? D… Read More

10 Social Media Stats for Nonprofit Marketers 

January 14, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Is one of your 2014 goals to get your social strategy in order? Here are 10 fun stats on social media that can help you decide how to spend your time. 73% of U.S. online adults now use social networking sites. Source: Pew Tweet this. Roughly one-third of the world’s population is now online. Source:… Read More

Our top nonprofit marketing posts of 2013 

December 31, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

As 2013 winds down, we’re looking back on what topics were most popular on the blog. From online trends to donor communication tips, here are some of our top posts from the past year. How to make your donors twice as generous Some insights on the positive effects of peer pressure, via GlobalGiving. 2 rules… Read More

Track and compare year-end giving 

December 17, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Network for Good is once again providing year-end giving data for The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2013 Year-End Online Giving Tracker. You can use this resource to see how online giving is stacking up each day of December and to compare those numbers with the last few years. To supply the data for the tracker, we… Read More

Mobilizing our holiday dollars for good 

December 3, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

The following is a special #GivingTuesday guest post by Brian Sasscer, Vice President of Strategic Operations at the Case Foundation. Today, December 3, we will celebrate the second annual #GivingTuesday, a national movement that promotes charitable activities in support of nonprofit organizations. There are high hopes… Read More

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