Feb. 6, 2019 8:56 am
When activism feels fruitless, remember: All forward motion counts
If you can’t see how your actions and donations are moving the big needle, think of the little needles that you’re moving every time you show up to do the work, writes How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia.
Jan. 9, 2019 11:58 am
4 strategies to up your philanthropy and volunteering game in 2019
How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia comes through with tips for kickstart a more charitable year. Remember: It's OK to build your giving muscles gradually.
Dec. 5, 2018 3:32 pm
Philly, here’s your socially conscious holiday gift guide for 2018
Give while giving back: How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia's annual list returns.
Oct. 11, 2018 9:45 am
3 ways to turn nonprofit board members into brand advocates
Accessibility, authenticity and aardvark. How to Give columnist Lansie Sylvia will explain.
Sep. 5, 2018 12:45 pm
You can’t support every nonprofit, but you can support the nonprofit sector as a whole
Columnist Lansie Sylvia on the merits of joining a foundation board, sponsoring a conference and reading up on sector-specific resources.
Aug. 9, 2018 12:45 pm
Not sure how to discuss racism/classism/privilege? Start here
Columnist Lansie Sylvia on learning, then talking, about tough topics.
Jul. 5, 2018 12:13 pm
Is there a way to celebrate America while acknowledging the worst of its problems?
Columnist Lansie Sylvia on July 4 parties and giving back.
Jun. 14, 2018 12:45 pm
Nonprofits, this is your ultimate guide to managing skilled volunteers
Columnist Lansie Sylvia asks eight pros for their best tips and shares back their wealth of experience. For one: Communicate the “why” of volunteers' tasks in addition to the “how” to keep them engaged.
May 11, 2018 10:30 am
Homelessness nonprofits need skilled volunteers, not publicity stunts
A questionable social experiment inspired columnist Lansie Sylvia to ask three development pros about the best way for skilled professionals to help their cause.
Apr. 13, 2018 7:51 am
Lagging behind in your fundraising goals? Here’s how to kickstart your campaign
Columnist Lansie Sylvia has four ideas for encouraging your volunteer development team to run its best fundraising race yet.