The estimate helps acknowledge the millions of individuals who dedicate their time, talents, and energy to making a difference. Charitable organizations can use this estimate to quantify the enormous value volunteers provide.
Pioneering groups of foundations and philanthropists have pooled their talent and resources to help solve social sector problems too big for any one to tackle alone. What can donors learn from these efforts?
With the ever-growing popularity of e-mail and the Internet, it begs the question: Is direct mail dying? Based on information from Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the answer to that question is a resounding “no.”
TED TALK: Everything the donating public has been taught about giving is dysfunctional, says AIDS Ride founder Dan Pallotta. He aims to transform the way society thinks about charity and giving and change.
A newly released study that reveals many nonprofits are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the resources they need to succeed. The report goes on to suggest initial steps to address the challenges.
WIth the rapid growth of collective impact, we are seeing promising approaches to tackling the nation's mounting problems. Read about 5 lessons for driving large-scale social change through collaboration from a CEO of 20 years working with the world's largest foundations.
An aggregation of the best and most interesting techniques to motivate employees. Learn how to build morale, encourage brainstorming, nurture strength, keep employees focused, how to create an environment your workers won't want to leave and more.
How will our jobs be different in 2013 and what trends will we need to know about? Read this quick list of 5 and make sure they are on your radar so you don't miss out on the potential they can offer your organization.
The long awaited update to idealware's "A Consumer's Guide to Low Cost Content Management Systems" is now available. If you are shopping for a low cost CMS, this will give you what you need to be a smart consumer. If you're not shopping, this report can help you better understand content managerment systems and their functionality.
Learn how moving away from a board matrix might help strengthen your board. This article will show how you don't need to treat people like interchangable parts for your organization to run like a well oiled machine.
Here's a lesson from which we all could learn. When trying to create change, they key to success frequently lies in strategic collaboration. This article will show you how that collaboration, though sometimes challenging, can also be both exciting and rewarding.
When board members oversteps their authority, tactfully reining them back isn't always easy. This article contains great advice on how to do just that, giving you information you'll need to be a great leader.