Sarah Ford | May 2, 2013

Ready for Next Gen?

Excerpt from the Center for Nonprofit Advancement Blog:

Center for Nonprofit Advancement

By Beth Hess

Let’s face it, “Next Gen” is now. Generation X and Generation Y/Millennials sit alongside Baby Boomers and those that came before. They’re our co-workers, board members, volunteers and donors. What makes these next generations unique and how should we as nonprofits respond and adapt?

Two recent discussions delved into this question from the donor perspective.

Last week, Center member America’s Charities hosted “#GivingUnderTheInfluence,” exploring the role of digital culture in workplace giving—with a focus on millennials.

Long-time Center supporter the Meyer Foundation also recently hosted an event, “Next Gen Donors: Report Briefing and Interactive Learning Session,” providing a window into the next generation of philanthropists.

>> Continue reading for highlights and insights from both discussions.

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