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Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats purpose

Apr. 8, 2021 9:42 am

Want to be a fundraiser? Be prepared to wear many hats

"To say we wear a lot of hats is almost putting it too lightly. We’re the middlemen, the sometimes unseen connective tissue that keep the wheels moving to connect supporters to our mission and keep the doors open," says columnist Valerie Johnson.
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. 
Dear white fundraisers: Are we only hearing those who look like us? purpose

Jan. 4, 2021 12:00 pm

Dear white fundraisers: Are we only hearing those who look like us?

When it comes to addressing the inequities baked into fundraising, why aren't people listening to their BIPOC colleagues? asks columnist Valerie Johnson.
Smart, quirky and forthright AF: Vu Le will be dropping some truth in Philly soon people

Dec. 3, 2020 11:03 am

Smart, quirky and forthright AF: Vu Le will be dropping some truth in Philly soon

The nonprofit leader, speaker and writer of the Nonprofit AF blog will be the keynote speaker on the final day of Philanthropy Network's four-day SPARX Conference, Dec. 8-11.
Recent survey indicates that the majority of fundraisers are unhappy with how the sector does its work purpose

Nov. 27, 2020 8:30 am

Recent survey indicates that the majority of fundraisers are unhappy with how the sector does its work

"Why are we unhappy? There are a lot of answers to that question," says columnist Valerie Johnson.
Nonprofit AF: It’s time to expand our perspectives and conversations in fundraising purpose

Sep. 28, 2020 1:52 pm

Nonprofit AF: It’s time to expand our perspectives and conversations in fundraising

"We need to think not just about the nonprofit and philanthropic ecosystem, but also about how the entire community may be affected by our actions," says Vu Le.
Are simplified grant applications here to stay? purpose

Aug. 31, 2020 9:18 am

Are simplified grant applications here to stay?

After moderating a virtual Funders Forum, columnist Valerie Johnson explores the grant application changes that would make life easier for nonprofits seeking funding.
Chillax and do good: Philly Pours is happening (virtually) this year purpose

Aug. 14, 2020 11:12 am

Chillax and do good: Philly Pours is happening (virtually) this year

The annual food and drink event that helps raise funds for Resources for Human Development's programs — which help tens of thousands of people — will take place on Aug. 20, and is as meaningful as ever.
Through PIF^2’s social impact mobile game platform, users are playing it forward for charity purpose

Jul. 27, 2020 11:24 am

Through PIF^2’s social impact mobile game platform, users are playing it forward for charity

This NJ start-up raises money for charitable organizations via ad revenue and in-app purchases users accumulate by playing mobile games.
‘This is not your Momma’s fundraising training’ purpose

Jul. 15, 2020 11:52 am

‘This is not your Momma’s fundraising training’

How two Philly nonprofit pros hope to reshape philanthropy with the Securing the Roots fellowships.

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