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
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?