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?

There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money

iMarketSmart

Every nonprofit organization needs more of two things: time and money. Hey, now that I think about, I could use more of those two myself… Time and money are the most valuable resources in the world , and for nonprofits the impact of having more of either can be immeasurable.

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4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Corporate philanthropy has been a hot button topic recently. Your nonprofit can’t afford to miss out on the benefits that come with corporate philanthropy. Here are the top four ways to use corporate philanthropy to boost your online fundraiser. Guest blog by Adam Weinger.

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. How much money did you raise? Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

– Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. Money gets raised after you provide value to your organization’s supporters and make them feel good! Render more and better service than is expected of you and you’ll raise more money.

Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists

iMarketSmart

Philanthropy – Making an investment that stimulates other investments or provides opportunity for others. For instance, giving money to a soup kitchen before Thanksgiving so they can buy turkeys for their annual meal would make one a charitable person.

How to create a culture of philanthropy at your nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

And she’ll be speaking about how to create a culture of philanthropy at your nonprofit. You’re going to be presenting on how to create a culture of philanthropy at your nonprofit, but what is a culture of philanthropy and why is it so important?

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? Nonprofits get government money to provide services and work together.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

In other words, no need to scare off a big donor with a request for a 2-1 or 3-1 matching grant because those odds do not increase the amount of money you will raise anyway. The year’s fundraising drives are laid out before you and your colleagues.

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

iMarketSmart

The post Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money! Last year I worked with Dr. Russell James to present his findings in the ground-breaking webinar titled Words that Work (get the quick-read eBook here ).

How success and happiness relate to the raising of money

iMarketSmart

Success was not found when the ink dried and the ad ran in the Chronicle of Philanthropy announcing the amazing donation. The post How success and happiness relate to the raising of money appeared first on MarketSmart. Everyone wants success and happiness in their lives.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Google.org is perhaps not as well known, but its philanthropic outreach is huge, and it offers that money and support numerous ways – some of which your organization can surely take advantage of! Google is the great behemoth of web searching and video hosting.

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.

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!&#. 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. So tell me, as a fundraiser, would you like a higher salary?

#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.

What really rich people want

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you responsible for building the relationship and asking them for more money than you will make in 10 years? I mean, if they have all of the money they could ever need, what would motivate them? And Needleman comes to understand what money can and cannot buy.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

But the shock of such a huge gift was met with as much skepticism as thanks, and within a year parents groups and the ACLU sued the city of Newark to open up its correspondence with the founder of Facebook so they could trace what launched the donation and what the city had been doing with the money.

Can raising money be like building furniture?

iMarketSmart

So she hands over her hard-earned money. >>eBook: How to Generate More Planned Gifts with Less Money and Reduced Resources. The post Can raising money be like building furniture? Did you know you can make furniture without screws, nails or fasteners?

Fundraising and Philanthropy people to follow on Twitter

Wild Woman Fundraising

How about money? 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? Notices when you should apply for grants? Notices on when you get a chance to meet with foundation employees?

Why people WON’T give you money

iMarketSmart

Beating around the bush instead of telling the donor why you need their money. The post Why people WON’T give you money appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving best practices for planned giving charity blog Digital Marketing fundraising tips Lead generation for planned giving major gift marketing online marketing PhilanthropyToday, instead of talking about what makes people give, let’s take a look at what thwarts giving.

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Kid Philanthropy

The Agitator

Brittany and Robbie Bergquist have been earning money collecting and recycling used cellphones, enabling them to provide $5 million worth of prepaid phonecards to soldiers overseas who couldn’t otherwise afford to call home. And, in any event, if real money and real volunteer time is going to meeting real needs at the end of the day, I’ll take it. Tags: Don't Miss these Posts charities fundraising nonprofit management philanthropy

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Carnegies, the Mellons, the Rockafellers, the Buffetts… They all made scads of money in their chosen careers. They all founded foundations and gave away scads of money in their later years. Keep your hands off of my stack.

3 simple ways fundraisers can improve their LinkedIn profiles to land more meetings and raise more money

iMarketSmart

After all, are you trying to raise money or are you looking for another job? If you are aiming to raise money then you need to recognize that, more and more, your donors will check you out online before they accept your telephone call or email outreach.

Aerial Philanthropy

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Now there’s Aerial Philanthropy. Tags: giving philanthropy First there were Instant Grants.

Is donor retention really where you should focus your time and money?

iMarketSmart

Many of them make money selling software and services that supposedly help fundraisers improve their donor retention. Here’s why: According to Giving USA , the number of donors is decreasing yet more money has been raised than ever. But trying to retain the most qualified donors (the ones with the most passion and most money) IS a good plan. If I wanted to make a lot of money I could have done that a lot faster and with less aggravation by staying OUT of this sector.

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Your Newsletter Can MAKE Money (Seriously)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Communications Fundraising Newsletter Nonprofit Philanthropy Advertising and Marketing donor communications marketing

Why Oprah Winfrey gives money to build schools in Africa (the 8 components of impactful giving)

iMarketSmart

In 2012, she was interviewed by Moira Forbes at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy. There she said, “True philanthropy comes from the heart.” The post Why Oprah Winfrey gives money to build schools in Africa (the 8 components of impactful giving) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |.

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Embedded Philanthropy: A New Age of Giving

A Small Change

Philanthropy has become more than gifts to charity and is now a form of self expression. This can be best seen as businesses have started to use philanthropy to sell their products and improve their world. We are at the beginning of a new age of giving and embedded philanthropy is one of the first signs. Everyday people are starting to see and understand that regardless of the amount of money they make they can make an impact in their world.

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Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

I think all of us would agree that one of the most basic reasons why any major donor would give you and your organization money is because they trust you. The post Would you give money to this person? Trust is crucial, necessary and vital. .

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. And we run up against people’s concepts of money, every day. Or maybe we’re a mysterious money bag, to be treated with awe and a little fear. But what are our own attitudes about money?

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[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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Reader Questions: Do you need more money in the mail? 3 steps

Wild Woman Fundraising

Phil Cubeta, a teacher of philanthropy at American University in Pennsylvania, asks donors, “Aside from your family, what do you care about?&#. Give them these choices: “Does it make business sense to give to your organization, because it saves money in local taxes? Recently, a fabulous newsletter subscriber from Tasmania wrote to me, (Hi Carmen!) and asked me how she could improve her direct mail results.

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15 Reasons Why Colleges and Universities Better Start Raising Money Much FASTER!!!

iMarketSmart

The post 15 Reasons Why Colleges and Universities Better Start Raising Money Much FASTER!!! According to Glassdoor , the following 15 companies no longer require college degrees. Google. Ernst and Young EY. Penguin Random House. Costco. Whole Foods. Hilton. Publix. Apple. Starbucks. Nordstrom. Home Depot. Bank of America. Chipotle. Lowe’s. Related Posts: >>Webinar: How Colleges and Universities Are Using Donor Surveys to Raise More Major and Planned Gifts.

Striking the Right Balance of Philanthropy, Marketing & Business

Selfish Giving

The cafe may become a venue for community programs, as Panera envisions, but a fully functioning Panera sustained on the goodwill of customer donations, with money left over to give back to causes? If we overweight philanthropy we may miss the real opportunity corporate partnerships offer.

7 big reasons why capacity is so hard to uncover (how the rich hide their wealth)

iMarketSmart

Here’s how the ultra-rich make sure you can’t figure out how much money they really have: They figure out ways to evade taxes entirely. Fundraising best way to hide money from irs charity blog donor cultivation how do the rich hide their income how the rich hide their money how to hide money how to hide wealth from friends Philanthropy philanthropy blog stealth wealth lifestyle stealth wealth stories what is stealth wealth

The Business of Philanthropy - A Rant

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Philanthropy is understood as the giving (and sometimes volunteering) for the love of humanity. The fact that the family required $15 million (plus other things) in order to relinquish their rights underscores that this is business and not philanthropy." Now they''re also getting a 50% return on their money. What does it say about how we manage our money or negotiate deals? donor recognition donors Nonprofit overhead philanthropy

The Rational Aspect of Irrational Philanthropy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Put your money where there will be the greatest impact, right? I remembered this conversation this morning reading Hewlett Ends Effort to Get Donors to Make Dispassionate Choices on Giving on the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Hewlett had been a major funder behind encouraging better and more effective philanthropy through the use of results- and impact-driven data. Such is the extent to which the message of "effective philanthropy" has permeated the culture.

9 reasons why people put money in holding pens (such DAFs or foundations) instead of giving directly right away

iMarketSmart

So they put the money in the holding pen as a ‘circuit breaker’ 3. At this time, they feel that no organization is deserving of their money (possibly because the staff they’ve met with at various organizations has been off-putting, their missions seem unclear or they are not sure they can be trusted). So they put the money aside in hopes that that will happen sooner or later. They DO want their money to be used to help others. Indecisive.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

It certainly would bring more money to the treasury – at least at first glance. quote from The Chronicle of Philanthropy ). Community Donor Acquisition Fundraising Grants Grants and Funding Low-Income Major Gift Major Gifts National/International News and Current Affairs Newspaper Article Nonprofit Philanthropy Politics Barack Obama Charitable organization Chronicle of Philanthropy economy Itemized deduction Non-profit organization

Are Nonprofits Ready for the End of Corporate Philanthropy?

Selfish Giving

Boston’s own Scott Beaudoin , who’s also MS&L Worldwide’s North America director of CSR and cause marketing, asked in PRWeek Insider’s blog last week is this “The End of Corporate Philanthropy?&#. Long live corporate philanthropy.

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

So, if you can help them realize their dreams and feel good and be the hero in their own life story, then you’ll get more money. The post How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money appeared first on MarketSmart | .

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3 simple steps to get more money from donor-advised funds (DAF’s)

iMarketSmart

Related Posts: >>Why I don’t cry foul when I hear how much money sits in DAFs. The post 3 simple steps to get more money from donor-advised funds (DAF’s) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. STEP 1- Find out who has a donor-advised fund (among your supporters, advocates, donors, members, alumni, subscribes, etc.). 80% of your problem will be solved once you have that list.

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#FUNDRAISING: Paul Jolly Inspires The Big Ask To Raise Big Money

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you ask for less, you'll get less (and work harder on fundraising than on your projects). We welcome back Paul Jolly, Director of Jump Start Growth, Inc. , a nonprofit fundraising and consulting firm in Washington DC. Today, Paul tells about the importance of breaking the sound barrier.

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