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[Originally posted on Veteran’s Day] Today marks a solemn day of celebration—but a day of celebration, nonetheless. Thank you, veterans, for your dedication and service in protection of this country. Thank you to my uncles Bill, Chris, Dick, and to my first cousins Jamie and Bill, Jr. Thank you to...
In my city, approximately 29% of adult residents make their living from working for a nonprofit. Nationally, the average is about 9%. The nonprofit industry is an approximately $2 trillion piece of the overall American economy. 12.3 million nonprofit employees work at one of the 1.298 million...
++ 40% of 7,004 donors surveyed say they gave through Facebook and 12% through Instagram ++ 1/3 have given to nonprofits outside the country ++ 1/3 say email is the communication tool most inspiring to donors to give ++ 57% of donors in Canada and the U.S. are enrolled in a recurring giving program...
During a time of uncertainty when feelings of "imposter syndrome" snuck into my head last year, I got an unexpected message from a fortune cookie. I stored it—digitally, of course. Last weekend, I stumbled upon the image and it gave me a powerful reminder of how to approach a situation where I’m...
Infusing and integrating art into philanthropic campaigns can raise more money—and some leaders do this exceptionally well. Some leaders are what I call anthropologists. They learn what motivates a particular group, and identify messaging and symbols that bring communities together for a cause...