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New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money

 
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.

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 | 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
 

Nonprofit Management

Striking a Balance

A note from the editor on the Spring 2014 issue.

By Eric Nee | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Fundraising

The New Nonprofit IPO

A unique funding model goes beyond donations and offers funders a tangible stake in organizations they support.

By Andy Posner & Mollie West | 20 | Jan. 29, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Collective Impact: Funder, Heal Thyself

Thoughts on recent local and national funder conversations.

By Ken Thompson | 10 | Jan. 15, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Tackling Overhead Together

Grantmakers and nonprofits must come to a mutual understanding of the true costs of change.

By Valerie Lies | 2 | Oct. 30, 2013
 

Fundraising

Your Next Donor Is a Toothbrush

As more corporations realize the potential of cause-marketing, more charities can create partnerships that result in exposure and revenue.

By Dylan Nord & Kevin Lee | Jul. 26, 2013
 

Nonprofits

Can a “Like” Save a Life?

A Georgetown University and Waggener Edstrom study sheds new light on the debate surrounding the effectiveness of online influence.

By Julie Dixon | 6 | Jun. 11, 2013
 
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Fundraising

Collaborative Disruption in the Nonprofit World

Nonprofits are making funding an integral part of their mission, and working with for-profits and other nontraditional partners to deliver on that mission.

By Kyle Zimmer | Jun. 11, 2013