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Nonprofiit AF: Common arguments used against Community-Centric Fundraising, and why they don’t hold water purpose

Aug. 11, 2021 4:12 pm

Nonprofiit AF: Common arguments used against Community-Centric Fundraising, and why they don’t hold water

Guest columnist Vu Le says that as Community-Centeric Fundraising grows, folks involved in it have been encountering pushback from colleagues — those who hate CCF and those who simply want to better understand it.
Opinion: Funders can do better, but so can nonprofits purpose

Jun. 23, 2021 8:30 am

Opinion: Funders can do better, but so can nonprofits

Nonprofit professionals have the power to connect a major funder to the work. This power should not be taken for granted, says guest columnist Nicole Tell.
From top to bottom, the way we do what we do in fundraising is designed to uphold the status quo. How do you change that? purpose

Jun. 21, 2021 2:30 pm

From top to bottom, the way we do what we do in fundraising is designed to uphold the status quo. How do you change that?

Columnist Valerie Johnson wonders how to apply Community Centric Fundraising principles to large institutions that are deeply invested in traditional philanthropy.
Good food + good people + good cause = good times purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 12:18 pm

Good food + good people + good cause = good times

Hungry Harvest's event June 15 at Love City Brewery will benefit Mama-Tee Community Fridge which helps provide sustainable food for those in need in communities of color throughout the city.
What should the fundraiser do? purpose

May 18, 2021 9:30 am

What should the fundraiser do?

Imagine that someone with whom your nonprofit has contracted for services breaches one of your org's norms of conduct. Now imagine the impact of that on your clients....
It’s (almost) time to mix it up at Philly Pours purpose

May 17, 2021 2:31 pm

It’s (almost) time to mix it up at Philly Pours

This year the event will take place via Zoom on June 23 and will feature a virtual mixology experience led by Master Mixologist, Nate Rogers. And, don’t worry, you will get your own mixology kit.
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.

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