HOW NONPROFITS SHOULD REACH MILLENNIALS

| October 25, 2018

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Millennials are a tough bunch to appeal to. Born between the early 80's and late 90’s, this hyper-connected group spends most of their day consuming media and has a higher tendency to multitask meaning they’re more easily distracted. This group of 18-36 year-old young professionals, also known as Generation Y, have also expanded their spending power and social influence in recent years, becoming a crucial target for growing businesses and Nonprofits alike, to showcase nonprofit auction items.

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Community Initiatives is a fiscal sponsor organization. We support, champion, and provide services to unincorporated nonprofit projects that benefit the community. Community Initiatives enables individuals and groups, working together, to create and invest in projects that benefit the public. We do this by providing fiscal sponsorship and financial, human resources, and grants management services. We believe that people starting projects that serve the public good shouldn't also have to become experts on taxes, accounting, and human resources. Every day we provide the legal framework and quality professional support that allow nonprofit initiatives to flourish. We do this because our community benefits when leaders can focus on their programs, with confidence that administrative tasks are well managed.

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