It’s about what donors want . . . not what you need

A new book being released next month, The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life, explores a wide range of marketplace situations and field experiments conducted by behavioral economists John List and Uri Gneezy. Their research goes far beyond just philanthropic decision-making, but the work definitely relates to how nonprofits raise“It’s about what donors want . . . not what you need”

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The Latina power shift — and nonprofits

Any major trend affecting our lives is inevitably going to have an impact on the nonprofit sector in one form or another, and Rich TIPS strives to help nonprofit leaders appreciate and better respond to broader trends that directly and indirectly influence how our organizations operate, raise money, and serve communities. Thus we wanted to“The Latina power shift — and nonprofits”

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Three steps to success with Millennials

Now with four years of data in place, the 2013 edition of the Millennial Impact Report by AchieveGuidance and The CASE Foundation has just been released. This is a comprehensive annual survey, published with recommendations on how nonprofit organizations can better reach this emerging group and convert them into “champions, evangelists, and long-term supporters.” Broadly,“Three steps to success with Millennials”

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Crowdfunding suggestions

For many professionals like you, life at a nonprofit is a constant balancing act—balancing management with leadership, balancing program delivery with fundraising, balancing operations/administration with outreach. Inherent in this balance is a willingness to always be exploring what is edgy and cool (particularly in fundraising) while still keeping your core development fundamentals strong. With that“Crowdfunding suggestions”

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