As at posting, today is World Press Freedom Day which is primarily observed to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and as a timely annual reminder to governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of […]Read More Information as a Public Good & The Role Of Philanthropy As A Journalistic Guardian.
So what’s this new book all about? Philanthropy has a rich and storied history, yet in a rapidly disrupted society it can seem somewhat slow and reactionary to the critical social issues of our time. There are plenty of folks out there talking about current trends which are informative, interesting and thought provoking, yet their […]Read More Book Update!
How many cold calls to prospects have you had to make during your fundraising career? How many do you still have to make? Do you still find a reason to not make them, letting them fall off your to do list despite your best intentions? When you make the call are you super prepared should […]Read More Can Machine Learning Thaw Out The Returns Of Cold Calling In Fundraising?
Look, this article is a dangerous one to write, because donor walls are boring, date terribly and have one primary purpose, function and design. In terms of technology it’s severely lacking in the wow factor and we would be doing readers a disservice if we simply said ‘let’s just make them digital’. Simply transferring a […]Read More REIMAGINING DONOR WALLS AS ENGAGING STORYTELLING ARTEFACTS
No programming required, just plug and play. Is that wishful thinking for nonprofits or the only way they will be able to take ownership of AI processes in the future?Read More NO (OR LOW) CODE NONPROFIT AI – DEMOCRATIZING TRANSCENDENT OPPORTUNITY
Room Recap’s are an overview of our new Clubhouse channels conversations and key learnings. If you are on Clubhouse please join or follow the Future Philanthropy group and if you are new to Clubhouse and require an invite please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can organize one for you.Read More Room Recap: Investing In Transformative Redevelopment
For twenty years now, the Chronicle of Philanthropy has released its Top 50 Philanthropy rankings which was most recently topped by Michael Bloomberg who gave $3.3bn through Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies, in collaboration with Harvard University, recently announced a $150 million investment to establish the University-wide Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University. The Harvard […]Read More Nonprofit private universities: Philanthropy’s new vehicle for local change?
This post is the first of a two part series looking into the future of disaster response in its immediate aftermath and the ability for nonprofit organizations and philanthropy to rally quickly in support of its community. It was a surreal moment posting last month about how it had been a decade since the Brisbane […]Read More Philanthropy & Disaster Response: Part 1 (nonprofits) – printers & propellers.
You’ve made a conscious effort to make your job description more inclusive. You have even distributed the opportunity to new networks including your black and hispanic chambers of commerce. Yet by the time the application deadline rolls round the candidate pool looks unsurprisingly similar to every other opening you have had. There is no doubt […]Read More 1 link, 1 paragraph & 2 numbers. 3 Front End Additions To Diversify Your Candidate Pool.
The John’s Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies has just released their latest analysis on nonprofit job growth, and folks, it isn’t great. Large numbers of jobs were lost in health-care organizations, human services, arts and recreation. If it wasn’t for the 24,000 jobs added by educational nonprofits we would’ve been looking at a large […]Read More Now Is The Time To Commit To Long Term Investments In Nonprofit Staff