Category Archives: Philanthropy

Charity Reports Giving is Up … Way Up

The Chronicles of Philanthropy reports that at least one large charity is doing better than ever: The Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, the third largest organization on The Chronicle’s Philanthropy 400 survey of the nation’s most successful fund-raising organizations, reported that … Continue reading

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Microsoft CRM for Non-Profits

Microsoft CRM has entered the non-profit space. From Mary-Jo Foley: Microsoft made available on April 7 a new, vertical-specific version of its Dynamics CRM product, known as Microsoft Dynamics CRM for nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Features include customizable donation … Continue reading

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Social Media Effective for Nonprofits

Community Organizer says Social media IS effective for nonprofits and small businesses. Money quote: Two data sets, two different user groups, same results: social media is effective for reaching new customers and strengthening existing relationships. Irrefutable evidence of the power … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Successful Twitter Fundraising

The essential Mashable (fast becoming my new favorite site) has ten tips for the non-profit to engage in fundraising. They certainly start out right: First and foremost, always keep in mind that the power of Twitter is merely a reflection … Continue reading

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