Nonprofit News from Around the Web

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6 days ago

Dotorgstrategy
Charity and nonprofits have had a special role in the American system since its earliest days: to fulfill a need that the government is not designed to or capable of meeting. They are an important part of the individualist character of our nation and its development.While donations to charity have risen in recent years, the average donation size has outpaced the number of donations. It seems that fewer people are giving, with the difference being made up by larger philanthropists. What does this trend portend for the charity world as a whole?Philanthropy advisor Doug White joins Boris to discuss the trends and pitfalls of organizations increasingly relying on larger philanthropic donors, their responsibility to large donors and the communities they serve, and how to navigate the two.** Episode Links and Shownotes: npherofactory.com/ep21 **#nonprofit #philanthropy #giving #donations #boardgovernance #strategy #communications #npstrategy #npculture #dougWhite ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Dotorgstrategy
As the pandemic shifted so many things to “remote” and “work-from-home”, it has created opportunities for nonprofits (like so many other businesses) to expand their talent pool beyond the neighborhood and around the world. Nonprofits have long been a leader in employee culture and benefits, but how do we translate these ideals into the new paradigm? And how do we keep our teams connected to the mission if we can’t meet in person?** Episode Links and Shownotes: npherofactory.com/ep20 **Jaime Jay has been helping organizations of all types and sizes scale their workforce with remote assistants for over 15 years. Jaime and Boris discuss how you can find and hire your ideal candidates, keep everyone on the same page, and keep them connected to your mission.#nonprofit #strategy #communications #bottleneck #npstrategy #npculture #digitalstrategy #remoteteams #workfromhome #wfh ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Dotorgstrategy
This is pretty amazing. Zoom Apps just launched and one of the first apps available can turn any virtual/hybrid meeting into a live #fundraiser for #nonprofits with a #donate button right in the window. Kudos to Zoom + Pledge!#nptech #fundraising ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Dotorgstrategy
Over the last few decades, there has been a sea change in the way we understand human behavior and guide or sway people to making decisions and taking action. This wave of research—observation and experimentation—has come to be known as Behavioral Science. Dr. Beth Karlin created the See Change Institute and devoted her career to help organizations use this power for good.In this episode, Beth joins Boris to discuss why and how organizations should apply the principles of behavioral science to their communications and campaigns. From messaging that increases action-taking, to fostering a sense of identity around your cause, we break down dozens of ideas and strategies to activate more heroes for your cause.#nonprofit #strategy #nonprofitstorytelling #npcomms #communications #npmarketing #marketing #behavioralscience #behavioralscientist #humanbehavior ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Dotorgstrategy
Hollywood screenwriter Alex Litvak (Predators, Three Musketeers, Society of Second-Born Royals), joins Boris to discuss the craft of effective storytelling and what nonprofits can learn from an industry that brings in over $10 billion annually.** Episode Links and Shownotes: npherofactory.com/ep18 **From how they’re structured to what makes them effective, Alex helps us break down the keys to effective writing and how to craft stories that resonate.#nonprofit #nonprofitstorytelling #communications #npcomms #nonprofitleadership #hollywood #storytelling #donors #nonprofit #npherofactory ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Dotorgstrategy
🎇🎆🎂🇺🇸 Happy 245th Birthday, America! 🇺🇸🎂🎇🎆Thank you to all of the nonprofits tirelessly pursuing the promise of liberty 🗽and justice ⚖ for all, in the U.S. and around the world! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Dotorgstrategy
Our next Nonprofit Hero Factory episode (Tuesday, 9AM ET) is unlike any so far. We're diving deep into effective storytelling practices with a Hollywood screenwriter! 🎬 Alex Litvak, a feature film executive turned successful screenwriter, discusses his process for crafting a really compelling story 🍿 and what Hollywood storytelling can teach nonprofits. ... See MoreSee Less
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