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Potato Salad and Crowdfunding

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/324283889/potato-salad The real losers here are charity. A close second Kickstarter. Zack ‘Danger’ Brown knows Kickstarter really isn’t about money, or charity, it’s about getting famous. He’ll be forgotten about…..

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Storytelling Tips for Your Nonprofit

Storytelling, good, quality storytelling, is absolutely essential for today’s nonprofits. I talk a lot about storytelling but more from an organizational, brand and strategic perspective and less from a day to…..

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What Your Fundraising Can Control

What can you learn about fundraising from volleyball? Well if you grew up playing the sport (as I did) and your brother is a University coach (as mine is) quite…..

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Tips for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

Nonprofit crowdfunding is increasingly a trendy topic and Vipin Shri, one of the good people at CauseVox, had a good guest post on John Haydon’s blog on this titled 3…..

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The 2014 M+R Nonprofit Benchmarks Study

It’s one of my favourite times of the year. Baseball season is starting. The sun starts coming out. Trees are in bloom. And nonprofit benchmarks come out! One such study…..

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Charity Scandals

We love a good scandal don’t we. In the charity world, we especially like scandals that involve numbers. Numbers help journalists who don’t give two licks about charity and what’s…..

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Social Fundraising Campaign Infographic

There are a few types of campaigns that I’m increasingly interested in as I think they are increasingly interesting to charities and the charitable sector. One example is a social fundraising campaign,…..