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Fundraising

 

New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money

 

Fundraising Is Fundamental (If Not Always Fun)

Overcoming a reluctance to ask people for money is a crucial step that every nonprofit leader must make.

Articles

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Blog Posts

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Podcasts

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  • Ned Breslin and Jacob Lief discuss funding for long-term impact in the current philanthropic system.

    Featuring Jacob Lief & Ned Breslin
  • In his 2013 Nonprofit Management Institute talk, Doug Hattaway outlines the components of effective campaigns: an exciting goal, motivational language, and compelling call to action.

    Featuring Doug Hattaway
  • Nathalie_Kylander_Hauser_Center_Nonprofit_Organizations Harvard researcher Nathalie Kylander challenges traditional branding principles and proposes a new framework for developing a more strategic brand.

    Featuring Nathalie Kylander
  • U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Chairman of the House Committee on Education George Miller, address the NewSchools Summit 2010.

    Featuring Arne Duncan and George Miller

Webinars

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  • Fundraising mystifies, if not terrifies, most social enterprise leaders. In truth, both for-profit and nonprofit fundraising is a simple, learnable skill. If you can talk, you can raise social impact money. Empower yourself! Join Jonathan C. Lewis, serial social entrepreneur and host…

    Jonathan C. Lewis
  • #GivingTuesday is a celebratory kick-off day to the giving season. In its inaugural year last year, on #GivingTuesday online giving increased around 50% percent from the previous year. Donors gave millions to nonprofit organizations online and the day stoked a national conversation…

    Henry Timms, Aaron Sherinian, Mayur Patel, Andrea Heydlauff, & Perla Ni
  • Social media and the Internet have permanently disrupted the traditional donor-engagement process through online competitions, viral video campaigns, and mobile giving, to name a few. With each new way for organizations and donors to interact come increasingly complex entry points into the…

    Julie Dixon & Denise Keyes
  • How to identify and develop a funding model that will allow your organization to achieve its programmatic aspirations.

    Peter Kim and Gihani Fernando
  • Principles nonprofit leaders can use to help them achieve their organization’s long-term fundraising goals.

    William Foster, Partner, Bridgespan Group