4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Corporate philanthropy has been a hot button topic recently. If your nonprofit is smart (and I know it is), you want to make the most of the generosity of companies as it relates to your digital fundraising efforts. Companies will often sponsor a nonprofit’s fundraising event.

7 great old quotes about philanthropy


MajorGiftMotivator – motivational fundraising quotes delivered to your inbox every Tuesday. The post 7 great old quotes about philanthropy appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Abraham Lincoln famously said, “When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad; and that’s my religion.”. Booker T. Washington said, “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else” and also said, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”.

How to create a culture of philanthropy at your nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz: This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising. And she’ll be speaking about how to create a culture of philanthropy at your nonprofit. Without further ado, Linda, who are you, and how did you come to fundraising?

Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists


Philanthropy – Making an investment that stimulates other investments or provides opportunity for others. In addition to helping people learn about your organization, its programs, and its impact, I think you should help them learn what philanthropy is all about.

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

On 08/24/2012 09:01 PM, Queen B wrote: I would love more information on raising money through events (NOT auctions), planned giving, and I have not even the foggiest notion what the seven faces of philanthropy are. Here are the 7 faces of philanthropy: Dopey?

Creating a Culture of Data-Driven Philanthropy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On one end of the philanthropy continuum, many “traditional donors” make investments based on their passion for mission and their personal relationships. But we believe that tools like this can support a culture of data driven philanthropy. Anjali Deshmukh.

Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? Here it is!


Thanks to the good people at the National Philanthropic Trust , now you can take a journey online to learn about the history of modern philanthropy. Related Posts. >> A brief history of fundraising. >> Face to face fundraising from 1910. This is so cool!

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. When it comes to successful fundraising or strategy, you forget that you need a trained and motivated board, a dynamic leadership, and an engaged community.

High Impact Philanthropy is insulting

Wild Woman Fundraising

What is High Impact Philanthropy ? So it turned out that my version of high impact philanthropy, to distribute condoms, would have been a really bad idea because of religious and cultural values. Do you see why High impact Philanthropy rubs me the wrong way? It’s a group of philanthropists deciding that they care about a particular issue, and instead of giving to one cause, deciding to target their giving to do the most good in a particular cause area.

Fundraising and Philanthropy people to follow on Twitter

Wild Woman Fundraising

Nonprofit Management and Fundraising Gurus. Philanthropy Gurus. Neff Fundraising Hildy Gottlieb Holly Ross Jay Frost Joe Waters Laura Kaufman Margaret Battistelli mazarine treyz netsquared nonprofit pamela grow people to follow Philanthropy Rebecca Leaman Sarah K. Oh, you know Twitter, right? What’s so great about it? How about money? Notices when you should apply for grants? Notices on when you get a chance to meet with foundation employees?

#PHILANTHROPY: What Might Inspire People To Give To Your Charity?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The year’s fundraising drives are laid out before you and your colleagues. Here is an audio podcast of their ideas about fundraising from NPR’s Marketplace : What Makes a Donor Donate? Fundraising goes way up if people have the fun opportunity to get something out of it.

The 7 faces of philanthropy simplified


I finally got around to reading a terrific book titled The 7 Faces of Philanthropy (Prince & File). Fundraising Major Giving Philosophy/motivation Philanthropy philosophy Strategy

How to get a bigger nonprofit salary? Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently Little House Communications asked me to help them write an article about negotiating your nonprofit salary, for the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Mazarine Treyz, a fundraising adviser in Portland, Ore., Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

#PHILANTHROPY: Google Can Give Time, Resources, & AdWords To Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Google is the great behemoth of web searching and video hosting. Google.com is default homepage in millions of browsers and YouTube has inspired citizen journalists in war-torn Syria and video mashups of cute kittens in suburbia.

#PHILANTHROPY: #Sundance & A3 Foundation Extend Cooperation for Asian-American Artists

Non Profit Marketing 360

The post #PHILANTHROPY: #Sundance & A3 Foundation Extend Cooperation for Asian-American Artists appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. Shot from a film sponsored by the A3 Foundation.

#Philanthropy: Could Text Messages Circumvent Apple’s Restrictions On Charity Apps?

Non Profit Marketing 360

has been unwilling to allow fundraising/donation-soliciting software for the iPhone to be developed and sold through The App Store because Apple’s contract expects a cut of the profit and expects some control of the money flow. Apple Inc.

Back to the Future of Philanthropy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

I received a kind email from Erik Anderson, of the Donor Dreams Blog , suggesting I take on the subject of The Future of Philanthropy for this month's nonprofit blog carnival. Certainly that qualifies not only as philanthropy, but as professional fundraising, and maybe even crowd-funding.

#PHILANTHROPY: Zuckerberg’s Millions Suggest New Style Of Giving By Young

Non Profit Marketing 360

And in general, the world of philanthropy has started to skew younger. Stars of ‘Nerd Philanthropy’ Dominate Top 50 Givers. The post #PHILANTHROPY: Zuckerberg’s Millions Suggest New Style Of Giving By Young appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360.

#PHILANTHROPY: Evidence Of ‘Emerging Charitable Markets’ & How To Tap Into Them

Non Profit Marketing 360

An article on yesterday’s E-Jewish Philanthropy caught our eye because the authors did a really interesting bit of research into the top givers in US in this calendar year.

10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report


In the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s recent report, 9 Trillion And Counting: How Charities Can Tap Into the Transfer of Wealth , researchers undertake a qualitative and quantitative study of the state of nonprofit planned giving programs. Chronicle of Philanthropy has termed the “windfall years.”

Kid Philanthropy

The Agitator

Here’s a great story from the Washington Post about young people — ages like 11, 12, and 13 — and their fundraising activities. More and more there is public recognition for youth fundraising and volunteerism, including valuable scholarships, leading some cynics to question the altruism involved. And how direct and uncluttered the connection is between the actual fundraising and the benefit provided.

#Philanthropy: As Steve Jobs The CEO Retires, Will Steve Jobs The Philanthropist Step Forward?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mr. Sorkin speculates (with contextual evidence) that Steve Jobs has never needed the image-polishing that others have hoped to enjoy after some timely philanthropy (for example, Mark Zuckerberg’s gifts just before the movie The Social Network tarnished a bit of his luster).

Will You Become an Engagement Fundraiser?


For the sake of donors, volunteers, advocates, and members everywhere who want to change the world but need an organization bigger than them to get it done, I sincerely hope you’ll consider becoming an engagement fundraiser. Will you become an engagement fundraiser ?

Can I get a hell yes? Thank you RE:Philanthropy & Dan Pallotta!

Wild Woman Fundraising

RE:Philanthropy wrote this review of Dan Pallotta’s talk to the council on philanthropy, and I just want to shout, “FRABJOUS DAY!&#. So tell me, as a fundraiser, would you like a higher salary? When I read this on the RE:Philanthropy blog, I was floored. Pallotta tasks philanthropy leaders with finding “the next AIDSRide, the next Newman’s Own, or Product Red. We need a venture fundraising movement,” declares Pallotta.

[Guest Post] Quitting the Culture Club – Why blaming a lack of culture of philanthropy is just plain lazy

Fundraising Coach

In the midst of our conversation, Dan said he didn''t let his team use the term "a culture of philanthropy." If you''ve ever been charged with creating "a culture of philanthropy," you''re going to love this! I have a problem with the term “Culture of Philanthropy.”

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Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works.

The Top 3 Reasons Spray-And-Pray Fundraising Communications Fail


Related Posts: >>3 Simple Steps to Break Your Transactional Spray and Pray Fundraising Addiction. >>3 The post The Top 3 Reasons Spray-And-Pray Fundraising Communications Fail appeared first on MarketSmart. The traditional spray and pray marketing communications tactics just don’t work.

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Why I pay for the Chronicle of Philanthropy

Fundraising Coach

Years ago, the school that employed me as a fundraiser paid for a subscription to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. And I was getting pretty much all the news I wanted from their free Philanthropy Today email. Very few news agencies even have a "philanthropy" beat.

5 Simple Steps for Fundraising Success Thanks to Marc Pitman


Related Posts: >>3 simple steps to break your transactional, spray-and-pray fundraising addiction. >>How The post 5 Simple Steps for Fundraising Success Thanks to Marc Pitman appeared first on MarketSmart. A Welcome Discovery!

10 traits of terrible major and legacy gift fundraisers


Here are my top 10 traits of terrible fundraisers that drive major donors away: . The post 10 traits of terrible major and legacy gift fundraisers appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Sadly, I’ve witnessed all of these but I truly believe #1 is the worst.

Are you a piñata fundraiser?


Sadly, some fundraisers do the same thing. Then the fundraiser gets super-excited. There’s one big problem with piñata fundraising. . You can see how your portion of the sector is doing for FREE by checking out the Fundraising Report Card’s Benchmarks.

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#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

Non Profit Marketing 360

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The Definitive Menu of Engagement Fundraising Marketing Channels


So we developed this nifty little menu of Engagement Fundraising marketing channels to help you sort it out and prioritize where you should invest your time and money to get the best bang for your buck. My simplest explanation of how Engagement Fundraising works.

Why Your Year-End Fundraising Failed To Generate As Much Revenue As You Hoped


If your end-of-year ‘interruption’ marketing results were not what you hoped for, perhaps my prediction about ‘ FUNDRAISING CLIMATE CHANGE ‘ ( in my book, Engagement Fundraising ) is finally coming true. Become an ‘engagement fundraiser!!’

100 Incredible Philanthropy Blogs

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

No, I'm not going to give you the list of 100 incredible philanthropy blogs, I'm going to tell you where you can find it, and brag that this very blog is part of it! Tags: philanthropy Nonprofit online resources blogging

The single difference between above average and below average fundraisers


Above average fundraisers have developed the ability to create and deliver value where the donor has never thought to look for it. The post The single difference between above average and below average fundraisers appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

Next Generation of Philanthropy: Jolkona Foundation

A Small Change

Last, we hope to change the idea of fundraising in dollars to fundraising for impact. What role would you like Jolkona to play in changing philanthropy? Related posts: Jolkona Foundation: Measuring Impact A New Kind of Philanthropy Embedded Philanthropy: A New Age of Giving The Wellspring Foundation: Org of the Month.

The 8 Components of Engagement Fundraising


There are eight components of my innovative fundraising methodology : 1. We’ve called it the 80/20 rule, but it’s more like the 90/10 rule when applied to fundraising. These tools help fundraisers cut costs, optimize what they do, and raise gifts efficiently.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: A Golden Age of Philanthropy Still Beckons With a New $59 Trillion Target


The post HOT OFF THE PRESS: A Golden Age of Philanthropy Still Beckons With a New $59 Trillion Target appeared first on MarketSmart. Fundraising

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Free Download: Engagement Fundraising – Introduction and Chapter 1!


Today’s your chance to read the introduction and chapter 1 of Engagement Fundraising for free! Related Posts: >>Top 8 reasons why you might want to read my new book: Engagement Fundraising. Engagement Fundraising: Free PDF Download – Introduction and Chapter 1. The post Free Download: Engagement Fundraising – Introduction and Chapter 1! We are offering a free PDF of the book up through page 34. Click here to download it now!

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How asking for advice helps fundraisers: (1) qualify donors for their portfolios AND (2) build deeper relationships


Related Posts: >>Does fundraising training focus too much on the ask? >>35 The post How asking for advice helps fundraisers: (1) qualify donors for their portfolios AND (2) build deeper relationships appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Your donors want a partner, not a solicitor. Partners ask for advice before asking for money. Partners looking for advice are looking to collaborate. Partners requesting advice are less threatening.

Engagement Fundraising Podcast: The reviews are in!


But I’m thrilled to see the reviews for the Engagement Fundraising Podcast have been positive. Greg has done a great job of deconstructing time-tested truths of fundraising and reconstructed them for the digital age, in terms we can understand. Podcasting is pretty new for me.

Top 8 reasons why you might want to read my new book: Engagement Fundraising


Here are 8 reasons why you might want to read my new book: Engagement Fundraising. Here are 8 reasons why you might want to read my new book: Engagement Fundraising. To better understand fundraising from the major donor perspective. To be a facilitator, not just a fundraiser.

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