September 14, 2016

A Tool to Plan a Compelling Nonprofit Video

Creating videos is more work than you might think. Here’s a guide to planning ahead to produce a great video and make the best use of it.

September 12, 2016

How Charities Can Communicate With the People They Serve

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

September 06, 2016

How a Family Foundation Shaped an Urgent National Issue

Through a fellowship program, a family foundation and a communications firm prepared pain experts to raise awareness about ways to better manage chronic pain.

September 06, 2016

A Jewish Federation Courts Support From Secular Gen Xers

The Associated finds that meeting the needs of post-boomers, who are less likely than their elders to practice a religion, has helped the nearly century-old group plant seeds for the future.

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Divest-Invest Kickstarts the Clean Energy Transition

This 2015 report by Divest-Invest Philanthropy and Europeans for Divest-Invest examines the history and success of the dynamic fossil fuel divestment movement, and provides answers to frequently asked questions about the implications for the institutional investor.

September 06, 2016

A Conservation Group Gives Gen X Donors the Data They Want

Panthera makes changes in how it communicates with big donors to satisfy their desire for results — and adjusts to their preference for restricted giving.

August 10, 2016

1 in 3 Charities Ignores Online Queries From Donors, Study Says

Twenty-seven percent of the organizations surveyed also disabled Facebook Messenger, according to a new report by two fundraising consulting companies.

August 09, 2016

Podcast: Making the Most of a Myriad of Fundraising Tools

Digital strategist Peter Panepento shares some surprising findings from his recent survey on how nonprofits are mixing and matching from a growing array of ways to reach donors.

August 05, 2016

International Aid Groups Get Most Media Attention of Nonprofit Causes, Study Says

Organizations that work to address poverty in the United States saw the least coverage. January was the weakest month for news about nonprofits.

July 07, 2016

How to Use Design Sprints to Tackle Creative Projects

Focusing on just one project without distraction for a few days can yield big results. 

June 23, 2016

5 Steps to Take to Develop a Communications Strategy

Advice for developing a nonprofit communications plan in-house.

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How Habitat for Humanity was able to give more families a new home

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha was growing quickly, but its IT operations weren’t scaling.  Adopting Microsoft platforms allowed employees to save both time and money on administrative tasks and focus on their mission.