Webinar assignment

Sign up to participate in a one of the following webinars using the sign-up sheet. You and your group will participate in the webinar then you will work together to put together a PowerPoint presentation of the key points to present to the class in a 5-10 minute presentation. I will assign the dates for … Continue reading

Many Groups Seek New Sources of Funds

This article describes a Boys and Girls Club in New Hampshire that is suffering the loss of a federal grant as well as a operating cost cut of the United Way. The group is now trying to raise their endowments to sustain their programs. Many other nonprofits are working to find new sources of funding. Even … Continue reading

Media Crisis Competition – PRSSA

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is hosting a media crisis competition this Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work in teams to cover a realistic crisis. Teams of PR students and teams of journalism students work together to cover the event. More information and registration is available online. Contact … Continue reading

Keep a Checklist

The Article that I did on was called “A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits”. This is an excerpt from a book Mobile for Good that is a handbook. This checklist is at the end of this book and anyone can use it. What is so great about this list is that it … Continue reading

Five ways to grow your nonprofit’s Facebook page

http://www.nptechforgood.com/2011/06/27/five-ways-to-grow-your-nonprofits-facebook-fan-base/ Throughout this semester we have learned through readings and lecture about the importance of utilizing Facebook as a nonprofit. Facebook is a great way to reach your audience and is an essential tool for all nonprofits, but especially small nonprofits who cannot afford social media managers. Here are five ways to grow your nonprofit’s Facebook … Continue reading

Charities Expect Increase in Giving in 2014

Seven out of 10 nonprofits expect donations to increase this year. Many believe this since 2013 donations skyrocketed compared to 2012 donations, and it has been the largest amount of donations since the year of 2007. The president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Andrew Watt, believes this is because economy is improving and increased confidence among donors … Continue reading

Five Best Crowdfunding Tactics

This article on Beth’s Blog shares some of the in and outs of crowdfunding and how it can be applied to nonprofits. The tips are broken down into fairly simple and digestible steps and there are some really great ideas in the article. Two of the tips that stood out to me (something that all … Continue reading

Nonprofits and social media trends

By Hope Wilson I discovered a “Trend Spotter” article in the Philanthropy Journal which discussed current trends in social media use amongst nonprofit organizations (see article HERE). Philanthropy Journal paired up with the Institute of Nonprofits to conduct a survey regarding the social media use of seventy nonprofits in North Carolina. The study showed that… … Continue reading

How to find the perfect social media influencer

The Philanthropy Journal has a very active blog where I found an interesting article called “How to get a Justin Bieber on board with your nonprofit”. This interesting article was on “influencer’s” for a nonprofit organization and how to find a perfect fit. An influencer is in individual whose social media presence will impact your nonprofit for … Continue reading