Generational giving trends

| June 24, 2019

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Every generation has unique giving preferences. Many nonprofits are find greater success with multi-channel marketing: employing varlet,. methods (like traditional mail, social media, email, a. more) to reach a broad audience.

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Established in 2004, ION is the national consortium whose mission is to increase the number of women appointed to corporate boards and to the executive suite. Representing nearly half of the 28 million women in management and professional roles across the nation, ION is the only confederation of member organizations in the US engaged in this work. Through its annual research reports, the sharing of best practices, thought leadership and board search referrals, ION provides a national platform and voice for collaboration, education, advocacy, and outreach for the advancement of women across corporate America. More than one-third of working women - nearly 28 million - work in managerial and professional positions in the US, stepping into critical leadership roles and leading innovation across all sectors of society. ION's member organizations are working to ensure their paths to leadership are free from gender-based barriers, and that all organizations benefit from skills and perspective

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5 Questions to Ask Before Your Nonprofit’s Next Software Implementation

Article | February 18, 2020

Is your nonprofit scouting the arena of back-office systems in the pursuit of increased organizational efficiency and mission success? In the world of software and technology, JMT is referred to as a “Value-Added Reseller” (“VAR”) of the products we represent. As in other industries, many software publishers choose to work with a network of partners like JMT to market, sell, and service their products. The idea from the publisher’s point of view is that they are in effect outsourcing these functions to partners who are more in tune and connected with specific markets, either geographic or (in our case) vertical. JMT specializes in working with nonprofit organizations, which is a “vertical market.” Some software companies sell exclusively through partner channels, some sell exclusively through a direct sales force, and others use a hybrid which combines some of both.

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The Benefits of Pro Bono and Nonprofit PR Clients

Article | March 11, 2020

The day-to-day of communications work can wear on a practitioner. For respite or to reinvigorate creativity, PR pros can look to pro bono work. The benefits can reverberate beyond office hours, opening a path to the joy of giving back. And the possibilities for pro bono work can be found almost anywhere. For Dini von Mueffling, founder and CEO of Dini von Mueffling Communications, attending a fundraiser for Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) at a friend’s house opened the door to one of her most impactful partnerships. After listening to Nicole Hockley, a co-founder and managing director of SHP, speak of losing her child Dylan in the tragedy, von Mueffling found herself standing in front of Hockley. She volunteered to help.

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Everything You Need To Know About 501(c) Categories Before Starting A Nonprofit

Article | February 18, 2020

Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit? There’s so much to think about and consider! If you're located in the United States, one of the most important early decisions you’ll have to make is what type of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) 501(c) categorization will best suit your nonprofit. There are actually 27 different types of nonprofit organizations that cover everything from cemetery companies to benefit trusts and everything in between! Most charitable organizations fit into one of three 501(c) categories. Each type has its own rules for tax-deductible contributions, lobbying, eligibility, and other things.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Transition To Virtual Fundraising

Article | April 20, 2020

The coronavirus has been disruptive, to say the least. Not to pile on more bad news, but add in the risk of a recession and a spike in unemployment, at this time even the most organized nonprofit fundraising professionals are grappling with how to move forward. We don’t know when self-quarantining will be over but we do know that with the lockdown extended to the end of April (for now), nonprofits are going to have to change up their fundraising plans. Long story short, any kind of in-person fundraising (galas, breakfasts, runs/races, etc) is going to get scrapped. But, you still need to meet your fundraising needs. To navigate these uneasy times, the only solution is to embrace a comprehensive digital fundraising strategy immediately.

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ION Women

Established in 2004, ION is the national consortium whose mission is to increase the number of women appointed to corporate boards and to the executive suite. Representing nearly half of the 28 million women in management and professional roles across the nation, ION is the only confederation of member organizations in the US engaged in this work. Through its annual research reports, the sharing of best practices, thought leadership and board search referrals, ION provides a national platform and voice for collaboration, education, advocacy, and outreach for the advancement of women across corporate America. More than one-third of working women - nearly 28 million - work in managerial and professional positions in the US, stepping into critical leadership roles and leading innovation across all sectors of society. ION's member organizations are working to ensure their paths to leadership are free from gender-based barriers, and that all organizations benefit from skills and perspective

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