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New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money

 

Nonprofit Management

When Restrictions Apply

Why general funding for nonprofit organizations is the future of innovation.

By Jocelyn Wyatt | 7 | Mar. 18, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

When Funders Move On

Donors and nonprofits need to learn more about how to help program participants keep progressing after the support ends.

By Jindra Cekan | 17 | Mar. 13, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Networks: The New Organizational Strategy

Why nonprofits and funders need to put networks of relationships, instead of transactions and grants, at the core of organizational strategies.

By Charlie Brown | 8 | Mar. 9, 2015
 

Government

Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact

Governments around the world are beginning to embrace outcomes-based funding as a way to increase their impact.

By Sonal Shah | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work

The benefits and pitfalls of partnerships between nonprofits and business—and how to do it right.

By Shayna Samuels & Glenn Turner | 2 | Nov. 3, 2014
 

Fundraising

Building Your Individual Donor Base

A recent study reveals opportunities for small nonprofits to strengthen individual donor contributions.

By Heather Yandow | 5 | Oct. 15, 2014
 

Fundraising

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits

Answers to five common questions about launching a crowdfunding campaign.

 
SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Foundations

Reflection Through Narrative

How international organizations gain insight, innovation, and internal alignment through story.

 
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Nonprofits

Moving From Verbal to Visual Cause Marketing

Why nonprofit leaders need to improve their visual fluency—plus a crash course on how to do it.

By Curtis Chang | 2 | Apr. 15, 2014
 

Government

Innovation to Impact: Obama’s Social Innovation Fund at Four

Progress, pitfalls, and what lies ahead.

By Michael Smith | 1 | Mar. 3, 2014