Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda. Her blog has been featured on Lonely Planet since 2009.

Sunny in Sudan

Marketing for Nonprofits

I conducted a webinar today (see slide show above) for prospective applicants of my organization's 2008 Technology Innovation Award and one of the participants was in SUDAN. View Upload your own So this is SUPER COOL!

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Get Off Your Butt Or Get Out

The Agitator

Sudan. I only wish I could stop crying as I write this, my last post of the year. 28 dead from the Newtown shootings in Connecticut. Lives that will never progress, will never be part of our shared future. All a result of an unspeakable tragedy. Lives snuffed out by a lack of political will and guts. Lives I might have helped save had I been a better consultant to the handgun control movement.

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How can you tell a story to engage your donors?

Wild Woman Fundraising

He made a video for fundraising for Sudan that raised $4 Million but it’s so bad he won’t show it to us. Day 3 of #12ntc. It’s INTENSE. I’m so fascinated by the sessions. Today I’m at the “Say It In Pixels: Visual Storytelling” talk. Here’s what I’m gleaning from the presentation. Ask yourself “What makes people lean forward?” ” What’s the Anatomy of a Story?

Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity

EveryAction

Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030. While very alarming, this statistic and many others like it aren’t necessarily in the forefront of our minds. Enter, International Day of Charity.

Andy Goodman Ruined My Life. Now I Want to Ruin Yours.

Sea Change Strategies

Helpful hint : next time you write a story, make someone who benefits form your organization the hero – a flood victim; an unemployed steel worker; a disenfranchised woman in the Sudan, etc. How many of you have taken Andy Goodman’s storytelling seminar ? Pretty mind-blowing, huh? Andy unlocks the secrets of good story-telling, decoding a formula for narrative going at least back to Aristotle’s Poetics.