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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.
Philly Pours 2019 invites people to eat, drink, and do good for a third year purpose

Jun. 10, 2019 7:43 am

Philly Pours 2019 invites people to eat, drink, and do good for a third year

The popular food and beverage festival that raises funds for the children's services programs of Resources for Human Development takes place June 26 — and we've got a ticket for you.
Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations purpose

Jun. 6, 2019 7:35 pm

Money Moves: A towering $83M has been awarded recently to area organizations

A Silicon Valley fund gave the Philadelphia Orchestra Association $55 million, the William Penn Foundation distributed more than $17 million to 59 arts and environmental organizations, the Eagles raise millions for autism research, and more.
Do fundraisers have privileged solutions and strategies? purpose

May 2, 2019 4:36 pm

Do fundraisers have privileged solutions and strategies?

They are taught best practices that cater to the privileged, says columnist Valerie Johnson, but they can change them.
Fundraisers, do you have a hard time asking for help? purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 11:46 am

Fundraisers, do you have a hard time asking for help?

Columnist Valerie Johnson says if you’re doing it right, the ask should be the easiest part of a fundraiser's job.
CEO Rebecca Rimel announces retirement from Pew Charitable Trusts, will stay on as adviser people

Apr. 5, 2019 7:00 am

CEO Rebecca Rimel announces retirement from Pew Charitable Trusts, will stay on as adviser

Ruth McCambridge, the editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Quarterly, wonders what the change might portend for the public charity.

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