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October 19, 2016

How Nonprofits Serving Latinos Can Build Strong Ties

A new communications guide outlines steps to take to reach Hispanic communities and explains how to gauge your success.

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September 28, 2016

Creating Top-Notch Videos for Your Nonprofit

Experts share advice on how to produce powerful clips that draw online attention to your mission and work.

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September 21, 2016

Thank-You Notes That Look Handwritten Inspire Donors to Give Again

How one nonprofit brought back 440 lapsed donors and boosted revenue after taking a new approach to acknowledgments.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.