10 tips to stop your charity breaking the law

| March 24, 2017

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From 25 May 2018, thanks to new laws under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the consent of your supporters, to receive updates and information on your latest campaigns etc., will need to be freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous; given by way of a statement or clear affirmative action to be lawful. But what does that actually mean in practice?

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We are Goodwill Denver – we translate the good in the local community to programs and resources that change lives. While you might know us through our Denver thrift stores, we're more than just a place for great deals – we have programs that improve our community and inspire hope, one person at a time. Goodwill’s retail division is comprised of a network of 29 retail stores, 1 Deja Blue Boutique, 3 outlet worlds and 16 stand-alone donation centers throughout metro Denver and northern Colorado. Proceeds from these retail stores, as well as donor contributions, fund Goodwill’s highly successful programs in workforce development. We help people find the tools to success at work and in life.

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As your nonprofit organization continues to grow, it’s time to consider fundraising strategies and investing in an effective fundraising platform that truly anticipates your nonprofit’s size and financial needs. Think carefully about the cost of your fundraising activities and the long-term impact your nonprofit potentially has. Creating a sustainable, scalable fundraising campaign is just as important as reaching your fundraising goal.

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How to Support Nonprofits During Coronavirus

Article | March 12, 2020

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization finally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. There has been little support from the U.S. government to support local communities that are being heavily affected. Over 1 million K-12 students are impacted by closed schools. California, Oregon, and Washington have banned events with 250+ people. Other states will soon follow. Nonprofits that are already stretched thin are amongst those on the front lines of dealing with this crisis.

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Article | February 19, 2020

Did you know that 68% of social media users decided to donate to a nonprofit after engaging with a cause on social media? Today, leveraging different social media channels to market your fundraising campaigns is crucial. However, there’s an increasing demand in the world for authenticity and transparency as people look for peer recommendations over offers from advertisements. Thus, as nonprofits establish social media marketing plans, they’re exploring the potential of influencer marketing as well.

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6 Steps To Boost Fundraising with Corporate Matching Gifts

Article | March 6, 2020

Matching gifts offer incentives for both the nonprofit and the donors! Organizations enjoy basically doubling donation amounts, and donors get the satisfaction of knowing their contributions are going even further. If the matching gift comes from a business, the company gets to enjoy some tax breaks. It’s a win-win-win situation! Matching can be an excellent way for development professionals to boost their funding campaigns. It's surprising how many organizations leave money on the table by not helping their donors participate in corporate matching gift programs.

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Goodwill Industries of Denver

We are Goodwill Denver – we translate the good in the local community to programs and resources that change lives. While you might know us through our Denver thrift stores, we're more than just a place for great deals – we have programs that improve our community and inspire hope, one person at a time. Goodwill’s retail division is comprised of a network of 29 retail stores, 1 Deja Blue Boutique, 3 outlet worlds and 16 stand-alone donation centers throughout metro Denver and northern Colorado. Proceeds from these retail stores, as well as donor contributions, fund Goodwill’s highly successful programs in workforce development. We help people find the tools to success at work and in life.

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