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Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone? purpose

May 28, 2020 12:12 pm

Do you feel like you are drifting in the sea of fundraising on a tiny raft, all alone?

If you’re out there and wondering if you’re doing it right, columnist Valerie Johnson has some suggestions for you.
‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’ method

May 15, 2020 12:20 pm

‘We came up with a 5-part educational recovery package for nonprofits. Here’s how we did it’

Identifying the topics that we thought were essential to help nonprofits navigate the pandemic was not hard. Deciding what to keep out was, says guest columnist Laura Otten.
Want to virtually enlist and engage your nonprofit’s stakeholders? This is how purpose

Apr. 10, 2020 12:19 pm

Want to virtually enlist and engage your nonprofit’s stakeholders? This is how

Nonprofits arguably have the greatest need to keep their employees and their constituencies connected at this time, says Morgan Berman, founder and CEO of MilkCrate.
Guess what? 51% of fundraising pros want to leave their jobs by 2021 purpose

Mar. 12, 2020 8:02 am

Guess what? 51% of fundraising pros want to leave their jobs by 2021

"We have to develop the next generation of fundraisers — and fast," says columnist Valerie Johnson.
41 must-attend social impact events in Philly purpose

Feb. 20, 2020 6:56 am

41 must-attend social impact events in Philly

Is there something you've always considered learning about or exploring more in-depth? Give yourself permission to check out some new and interesting opportunities.
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.
Pro-tip: If your pitch is patronizing, you’re gonna strike out purpose

Dec. 10, 2019 7:43 am

Pro-tip: If your pitch is patronizing, you’re gonna strike out

Columnist Valerie Johnson has some words for those who discount the expertise of the women professionals they're selling to. And those who have to have the last word.
Dear funders, here are 6 things you could do better. Sincerely, your applicants method

Sep. 24, 2019 8:12 am

Dear funders, here are 6 things you could do better. Sincerely, your applicants

Some funders — locally and nationally — are making a sincere effort to update their processes, says columnist Valerie Johnson. But, in her experience, they’re in the minority.
Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success purpose

Aug. 15, 2019 12:00 pm

Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success

Most nonprofit fundraising events fizzle out after a couple of years, says columnist Krys Sipple, but the Philadelphia Folk Festival continues to attract 35,000 attendees annually.
The healing power of a pint: Love City Brewing’s latest beer turns a son’s grief into hope purpose

Jul. 18, 2019 9:31 am

The healing power of a pint: Love City Brewing’s latest beer turns a son’s grief into hope

For Mike Tramontana, the tasting manager at the brewery, Synapse Session IPA has been both a way to give back to the community of medical professionals who helped his family, and a way to remember his father.

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