Category Archives: Fundraising

AmeriCorps Members Support Efforts at Critical Health Nonprofit

by Brandy Dupper-Macy and Christine deLorimier AmeriCorps*National Members Brandy Dupper-Macy and Christine deLorimier are on assignment at LifeFlight of Maine, Maine’s only emergency medical helicopter service. While in different roles within the organization, both Brandy and Christine are supporting a … Continue reading

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Taking Holiday Collection Drives to the Next Level

by Laura Rog The holiday season often kicks off significant service experiences for the year. As I posted last month, this is a time of year with great opportunities for personal and societal reflection. It is also an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Social Media and Nonprofits—A Powerful Mix

by Daniel Martinage There’s no question that Social Media is changing dramatically the way we communicate and network. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are woven deeply within our personal and professional worlds. Social media allows organizations to reach out … Continue reading

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Volunteers Matter

By Kaira Esgate I am frequently asked, “Do volunteers really matter?” I suspect that many folks in the volunteer sector would respond to that question in the same way I would (with an emphatic yes, of course!), but what evidence … Continue reading

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What Composes the Art of Asking in Today’s Atmosphere?

by Noble Smith Over the past six months, I have written several blogs around the subject of asking for philanthropic support – the content of those articles is even more valid today given not only because of the slowly stabilization … Continue reading

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Four Traditions of Philanthropy

By Anne Schink At a recent AmeriCorps conference I participated in a Civic Reflection exercise that used a short piece of writing to stimulate conversation about civic engagement. In flipping through the Civically Engaged Reader text afterwards I came upon … Continue reading

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The Art of Asking – Proven Suggestions for Success!

By Noble Smith D-Day Has “Commeth” Some will view this day in panic, dash for the white gloves, Or seek a preacher’s script, determine whether a magician or a witch doctor approach would be most successful! It is none of … Continue reading

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