7 great old quotes about philanthropy

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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.

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Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists

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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.

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

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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. The post Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? This is so cool! You’re going to love it!

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.

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. A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on January 9, 2012.

[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.”

4 Trends That are Changing the Face of Philanthropy

Marketing for Nonprofits

AFP NC - The Changing Face of Philanthropy View more presentations from JocelynCHarmon Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of giving the keynote presentation at the 2011 AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) NC Philanthropy Conference.

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.

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?

What will happen in philanthropy in 2013?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

My response is that there is a huge power shift brewing in philanthropy, and in 2013 it will turn old school charity on its head. Philanthropy is next, folks. I was recently asked to post on LinkedIn what I thought would be a big trend in our sector in 2013. And you shall see it, if you are paying attention. The consumer, not the nonprofit, will be the source of innovation and growth.

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. Learn how to better negotiate your nonprofit salary by reading the whole article here: The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

Non Profit Marketing 360

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Introducing the First Ever Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study

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The first-ever benchmark study on major gifts fundraising. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce the 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study. The research was led by Melissa S. Brown and supported by the Association of Philanthropic Counsel. I just funded the effort.

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

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Most fundraiser’s LinkedIn profiles are screwed up! They look like resumes, not invitations. After all, are you trying to raise money or are you looking for another job?

Philanthropy Outlook Rosy, Reports IU Lilly School of Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Giving momentum is strong and getting stronger, according to research findings recently released by the IU Lilly School of Philanthropy and Martz & Lundy. Here’s more of the good news reported in The Philanthropy Outlook 2015 & 2016 charitable giving predicted to rise 4.8 percent in 2015. The tide may be turning!

How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Music has been one of the most powerful ways causes, celebrities, and communities can connect to raise money for serious issues.

Will you be at Blackbaud’s BBCON next week? I will!

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At 9 am next Thursday (October 19th), I’ll be speaking with Lawrence Henze (Principle Consultant, Target Analytics) and Greg Ring (Co-Founder, Fulcrum Philanthropy Systems). NOTE: IF YOU WANT TO MEET-UP WITH ME AT BBCON, SCROLL DOWN. Lawrence Henze, Greg Ring and me.

Donor retention and donor qualification go together like peas in a pod

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Be Glad It’s Called Cause Marketing and Not 'Marketing Related Philanthropy'

Cause Related Marketing

Back in the 1980s, at the behest of Jerry Welsh, American Express trademarked the term ‘Cause-Related Marketing.’Welsh,

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Teva’s BOGO Cause Marketing Returns Company's Philanthropy to its Watery Origins

Cause Related Marketing

But as the company grew the footprint of its corporate philanthropy got ever-wider and more diffuse. Watch now to learn how Teva refined its corporate philanthropy efforts by interacting directly with its customers.

Wrap-Up: Philanthropy Midwest Conference

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out to my workshop at the Philanthropy Midwest Conference yesterday. Cause Marketing News cause marketing philanthropy midwest conferenceAs promised, here are my slides and some links to some key posts that will enhance your learning. My Presentation: Cause Marketing 101. What is Cause Marketing? A Primer on Pinups. The Power of Free (and why you should give away your cause marketing). I talked a lot about Ocean State Job Lot and iParty.

The 7 faces of philanthropy simplified

iMarketSmart

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 Boy am I sorry I waited so long. I strongly recommend checking it out.

Your donors want to find meaning in their lives. But are you helping them?

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Donor Expectations – Episode 7

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Stop complaining because your success is up to you

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All of us have been there. Sometimes we find ourselves stuck in situations that just plain suck! Think yours is worse than someone else’s? Think again. Many felt that Jim Thorpe, a Native American from Oklahoma, was the greatest athlete of the 20th century.

Almost four years ago I declared: “The Fundraising Pyramid Is DEAD!”

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Is the fundraising donor pyramid dead? Recently I was reminded of a blog post I wrote four years ago that got a lot of attention. Some of the reactions were not so kind.

Fundraisers, today you have a chance to feel exactly how your donors feel

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

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Recently I was interviewed by a woman named Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising ! You can hear the interview here. Here’s one big point from the interview I figured you’d want to read (in case you don’t have time to listen to the whole thing).

Is your job really to raise money?

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Should your donors be given a chance to “tip” your organization?

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Are you confused by that headline? Here’s what I mean: I think it would be interesting for us to test allowing donors the opportunity to decide how much of their donation goes toward overhead.

The top 10 signs that it’s time to fire your employer

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Dr. Russell James’ Greatest Hits: Free webinars and eBooks

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Are you being tested?

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Related Posts. >> How to get a million dollar donation. >> Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists. Mark Zuckerberg’s big $100 million gift in 2010.

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Could your volunteers solve most of your fundraising problems?

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Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy. Volunteerism is the gateway drug leading to major giving and legacy gifts. Proof can be found in the 2016 U.S. The study is based on a survey of U.S.

There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money

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Every nonprofit organization needs more of two things: time and money. Okay, every organization (nonprofit or for-profit) could use more of those two resources.

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5 lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway (Yes! The sandwich shop)

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Cause Marketing or Corporate Philanthropy Program? It’s Not a Yes or No Question.

Cause Related Marketing

The question was prompted by a press release I saw recently announcing a new cause marketing effort from Godiva, the high-end chocolatier owned by the Turkish company Yildiz Holding, and headlined ‘Godiva Launches Philanthropy Program.’ Now Godiva almost certainly didn’t write the headline for the release I saw, but a quick reading made it clear that what Godiva was announcing was more a cause marketing than a corporate philanthropy effort.

Cause Talk Radio Ep59: Reinventing Philanthropy: Choosing Impact Over Emotion

Selfish Giving

and chats with Eric Friedman , author of the forthcoming book, Reinventing Philanthropy. In the book, Friedman challenges traditional donor-driven philanthropy and contends that decisions made emotionally may not be the most effective use of personal or corporate contributions to charities.

REVEALED: Jerry Panas’ secrets of attracting wealthy supporters

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In January, Inside Philanthropy interviewed legendary fundraiser Jerold Panas to discover his secrets of attracting wealthy supporters. Here’s his list: It isn’t about your organization or its needs. Rather, it’s about the donor and their needs. Go big or go home because big projects tap into donors’ dreams. Go in person to get the most generous contributions. Avoid dining with donors in restaurants; they make it hard for you to focus on them. The more the merrier.