The expression “cutting of red tape” is something that has been mainly reserved by politicians and corporate CEO’s alike. More often than not they are referring to the reduction of bureaucratic largesse which can sometimes slow down action but depending on the context, delivery and ultimately influence of those making the calls, it can also […]Read More ‘Refactoring’ Your Nonprofits Governance – A New Culture For Proactive Internal Improvements.
Meenakshi (Meena) Das (she/her/hers) is a fundraising analytics and research specialist. She is the founder of NamasteData, a consulting practice that aims to build inclusive and equitable research and analytics solutions. She specializes in designing survey-based research tools, analyzing engagement, and conducting in-depth assessments. We spoke to Meena as part of our ‘Rising Stars in […]Read More [Rising Stars in Philanthropy] When Data Connects More Than Just The Dots…
We used to think about what we would do with the extra two hours we would get back from not having to commute to work each day. Due to COVID and the ensuing acceleration of automation and workplace expectations it might now be time that we think about that extra hour through the lens of […]Read More THE SOCIAL SECTOR AS A CHAMPION FOR A NEW 35 HOUR WORK WEEK
501 c 3 is just a tax designation, not a business model. Got it. What if you just ran it like a business? Don’t got it. When will the nonprofit sector push back against these lazy corporate tropes? When will the nonprofit sector stop others dictating what we are and what we can do? Our […]Read More Fundraising is the process not our job title: The Fight for professional identity
Much of the nonprofit tech that is discussed in our sector revolves around software – state of the art platforms that help lift up our fundraising, new CRM plugins that automate & personalize our unique processes and other operational offerings that help us deliver our work more effectively and efficiently for both internal and external […]Read More The Return On Immersion – A New Metric For Charities & Their Virtual Narratives.
Strategic plans stifle nonprofit innovation. It’s time to ‘phase’ in future focused mapping to promote strategic thinking.Read More Vision mapping & strategic phasing – a new plan for nonprofit growth and impact.
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