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The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories funding

Aug. 30, 2018 10:06 am

The saga of Johnny Bobbitt holds a lesson for nonprofit fundraisers: Tell better stories

Development pros must channel the same inspiration that prompted 14,000 people to donate a collective $400,000 to one man experiencing homelessness when sharing their organizations' missions, writes columnist Valerie Johnson.
After an assist from an Eagles player, Philly FUNDamentals is upping its fundraising goal funding

Aug. 21, 2018 4:49 pm

After an assist from an Eagles player, Philly FUNDamentals is upping its fundraising goal

Proceeds from Lane Johnson's underdog tees helped the Fund for the School District for Philadelphia raise over $400,000 last season. Here's how President and CEO Donna Frisby-Greenwood says the nonprofit is revamping its strategy.
You don’t need Lenfest wealth to make a difference funding

Aug. 16, 2018 12:45 pm

You don’t need Lenfest wealth to make a difference

Fundraisers: Stop spending time strategizing about how you might be able to get to those bigwigs who have already committed the bulk of their giving to other nonprofits, and start paying attention to the next generation of philanthropists.
Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice funding

Jul. 16, 2018 12:14 pm

Nationalities Service Center just launched a Fund for Immigrant Justice

Amidst funding cuts and an increased workload, the immigrant and refugee service agency is fundraising to hire a full-time attorney to serve low-income clients for free.
3 ways fundraisers can stay in touch with donors year-round funding

Jul. 9, 2018 7:00 am

3 ways fundraisers can stay in touch with donors year-round

Summer may feel like the slow season, but development pros should never take a vacation from relationship building, writes columnist Valerie Johnson.
Make this and every summer the Summer of Giving for Philly nonprofits funding

Jun. 20, 2018 7:35 am

Make this and every summer the Summer of Giving for Philly nonprofits

June 30 is the end of the fiscal year for many organizations. Help them balance the books with a donation before you leave for vacation.
There will never be a ‘slow time’ for nonprofit pros. Here’s how to deal method

Jun. 12, 2018 12:45 pm

There will never be a ‘slow time’ for nonprofit pros. Here’s how to deal

"I will never be allowed the time to get to the fun things on my to-do list. That realization was the beginning of a new era for me." Columnist Valerie Johnson shares her productivity hacks.
Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately method

May 21, 2018 9:49 am

Why nonprofits need to switch to person-first language immediately

Direct-service orgs are perfectly equipped to drive large-scale adoption of more humanizing word use, argues columnist Valerie Johnson.
Member Spotlight: 3 passion projects we love people

May 15, 2018 9:35 am

Member Spotlight: 3 passion projects we love

Translated voter rights cards, a conference for small foundations and a worldwide gratitude map.
Shift Fund is paying to help low-income Philadelphians navigate the legal system funding

May 8, 2018 10:10 am

Shift Fund is paying to help low-income Philadelphians navigate the legal system

The new criminal justice nonprofit funnels small donations to those who need to pay legal and medical fees.

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