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Measuring #IceBucketChallenge Awareness

August 28, 2014

By George Weiner, It is a rare moment when our collective attention turns toward causes as worthy as ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has…

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How The ALS Association Should Spend Donations From the #IceBucketChallenge

August 25, 2014

Three weeks ago The ALS Association (The ALSA), known for global research, advocacy and care services for those fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease, launched the “Ice…

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5 Questions With Steve Delfin From America’s Charities

August 15, 2014

Where is philanthropy going and how are nonprofits and companies responding? How can nonprofits engage with the next generation of donors and volunteers? How does…

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In Praise of Operations: Making “What Works” Actually Work

July 31, 2014

By Paul Carttar The fundamental value proposition of the “what works” movement is that the lives of many people in need can be materially improved…

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How MADD and Nationwide are Working Together to Save Lives

July 7, 2014

One in three people in this country will be involved in a drunk driving crash in their lifetime.  Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is working…

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It’s Mission, Programs, Services For Employee Giving

June 24, 2014

Workplace giving funnels about $4 billion into nonprofit coffers each year. But as evidenced by the nearly one-fifth decline in the federal employee Combined Federal…

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Snapshot 2014: How Are Nonprofits Responding to Rising Expectations of Corporate and Individual Donors?

June 23, 2014

By Lynne D. Filderman and Steve Greenhalgh (This post was originally featured in CSRwire’s CSRwire Talkback blog series.) Having just released the latest research on employee engagement…

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How Do we Scale Social Change?

June 20, 2014

By Nell Edgington This week I attended the 5th annual Social Impact Exchange Conference in New York City. It was an interesting gathering of funders, change makers and…

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4 Tips for Measuring Outcomes Instead of Activities

June 18, 2014

By Jason Saul In my last post, I wrote about why it’s important for nonprofits to measure outcomes rather than activities. I was excited to see…

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Increased social network can have big payoff for nonprofits, study shows

June 17, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Charitable fundraising once depended primarily upon a charity’s size, efficiency and longstanding reputation. That was before Razoo, Kickstarter, Facebook and Twitter came…

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GrantStations’ State of Grantseeking

June 12, 2014

GrantStation’s “The State of Grantseeking Survey and Report“offers insights into help nonprofits in their grantseeking. This report provides data on private foundations, corporate giving and…

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The Relationship Between Innovating and Achieving Transformative Scale

June 3, 2014

By Bill Shore During a recent address I gave to social entrepreneurs at Duke University, Professor Joel Fleishman asked me about the dramatic increase over the…

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