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Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers? funding

Mar. 15, 2021 12:55 pm

Does COVID-19 recovery depend on the kindness of strangers?

The pandemic revealed that America’s basic needs safety net infrastructure is a patchwork of efforts stitched together by dedicated frontline nonprofit organizations funded by donations from individuals, donor-advised funds and foundations.
Let’s agree to leave our assumptions about donors and potential donors behind purpose

Jan. 21, 2021 4:33 pm

Let’s agree to leave our assumptions about donors and potential donors behind

First things first, says Generocity columnist Valerie Johnson, it’s a myth that BIPOC and other marginalized communities don’t give. 
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more funding

Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 
How to keep your donors and supporters engaged during the transition from pandemic to ‘new normal’ purpose

Jun. 9, 2020 2:12 pm

How to keep your donors and supporters engaged during the transition from pandemic to ‘new normal’

"Despite all the uncertainty in the world, your supporters have not stopped believing in what you do. People are still wondering how they can help, so let them know," says columnist Krys Sipple.
Take a break. Watch these videos that poke fun at nonprofits and fundraising purpose

Dec. 12, 2019 3:42 pm

Take a break. Watch these videos that poke fun at nonprofits and fundraising

The new Human Services Council video has has racked up 3K views in just one day, and the older one has hit 60K views  — so nonprofit humor is clearly a thing.
Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias funding

Mar. 7, 2019 2:04 pm

Beware that your relationship with donors isn’t sabotaged by unconscious bias

A recent Twitterstorm from Stephen King was a useful reminder for fundraisers: Do not make assumptions based on binary gender stereotypes. Full stop.

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