Photo courtesy of Nonprofit Nate " CBS has been 3rd in the morning TV news ratings for over 30 years. Charlie Rose will be leading their charge to change this from 7am-8am, bringing a serious tone to an otherwise increasingly witty, wacky and pop-culture-filled hour led by NBC’s ‘Today’ and ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’. Rose is perhaps the single best interviewer I have ever seen. His questions get to the heart of issues and people, facilitating a beautiful dialogue, filled with insightful verbal challenges, full disclosure and shared understanding. Here are 29 questions that I think he’d ask of current and potential supporters – and of development officers – that will take you further in your philanthropic relationships. At the end, add your own. Let’s get to 30? 40? More?…" Press the 'View Original Post' button below to read the complete article!›
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"When the Giving Tuesday movement was born, fundraisers rejoiced. A chance to start the year-end campaign earlier! A new reason to ask for money! The founders of the movement stressed “acts of giving,” but the truth is the great majority of nonprofits used Giving Tuesday as an opportunity to raise funds for their cause." Read the entire article by selecting the 'View Original Post' button below!›
Photo courtesy of http://mombloggersforsocialgood.com/global-team-of-200/ Did you know that the Global Team of 200 has created 450+ # socialgood posts since October? "The Global Team of 200 is a highly specialized group of Mom Bloggers for Social Good members who focus on maternal health, children, hunger, and women and girls." See their posts by pressing the 'View Original Post' button below!›
"#GivingTuesday - A new national fundraising day made its debut on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving—and beat its organizers’ expectations. About 2,600 charities from all 50 states joined the #GivingTuesday campaign, which encouraged consumers to open their wallets one more time after shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The brainchild of Henry Timms, deputy executive director of New York’s 92nd Street Y, the event prompted a spike in online donations. Network for Good, the online donation processor, recorded a 154.6 increase in gifts over the same day a year earlier." Read about the other nonprofit high points, by pressing the 'View Original Post' button below!›
Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GETTY IMAGES "In the wake of the devastating Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children and six adults dead, many are looking for ways to help the families involved who are now facing so much grief and loss. Donations, from $25,000 from the New England Patriots' Kraft family to a toy drive held by students and teachers in Omaha, Neb., have been pouring in since news of the tragedy surfaced, but there are many ways you can make a difference." Press the 'View Original Post' button below to see how you can help.›
“We were thrilled to be able to work with such amazing organizations and help raise even more money and awareness for their causes,” Hein says. “They all serve such a great purpose, and we anticipated #GivingTuesday’s arrival because on that day we extended our normal donation amount to give 25% of all sales to the buyer’s charity of choice.” ›
Photo courtesy of Philanthrocapitalism " The start of the New Year means that it is time, yet again, to gaze into our philanthrocrystal ball and make our annual predictions. We did OK last year but are hoping to do even better in 2013. Our top theme among our 20 predictions is that 2013 will be a breakthrough year for women in philanthrocapitalism." Press the 'View Original Post' button below to see the list!Read More ›
Photo courtesy of www.cc-chapman.com . "I love taking on exciting freelance writing assignments and while I still haven’t landed a monthly magazine column yet, I am excited to announce a new bi-weekly column. Every Tuesday on Social Media Explorer will now be a #GivingTuesday . Each week a different non-profit will be profiled and readers will be encouraged to donate to them." Read the full article by pressing the 'View Original Post' button below!Read More ›