Illinois Bill Could Provide $25M in Grants to Groups Receiving Threats

| March 16, 2017

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An Illinois lawmaker is seeking $25 million to help Jewish organizations tighten security after a series of threats and vandalism at Jewish institutions nationwide. Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang introduced the legislation Monday. It would fund a grant program in the secretary of state’s office for “emergency” upgrades to prevent or respond to “acts of terrorism.”

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How to Start a Nonprofit Podcast in 6 Steps

Article | June 4, 2020

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Article | March 2, 2020

As many of you reading this will know, Marcomedia was founded on our expertise in the non-profit sector and we have a long, proud history of delivering design, print and web to charities, the public sector and non-profit organisations – as well as spotting trends. So, here are our tips for non-profit marketing in 2020.

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Proactive Asset Maintenance for Nonprofits

Article | May 28, 2021

For small nonprofits struggling to keep pace with day-to-day work, planning ahead can seem like a luxury. Especially when it comes to IT asset maintenance: If everything is functioning well right now, why mess with it? But a little work now can save a lot of work in the future. It can also prevent downtime, security incidents, and other issues that can hurt your organization.

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7 Essential Tips to Make Your Nonprofit Mobile-Friendly

Article | May 27, 2020

In 2011, only 11% of traffic to Classy fundraising campaigns came from mobile devices, but by 2018, it was over 50%. Not only does having a mobile-friendly campaign increase your interactions with donors, but it also builds their trust in your organization. Classy’s report Why America Gives found that 41% of donors said they’d have lower trust in how a nonprofit would use their funds if they couldn’t easily donate online or via their mobile device.

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charity: water is a non-profit bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Since 2006, we've funded 28,389 water projects in 26 developing countries. When complete, these projects will provide clean, safe drinking water for more than 8.2 million people.

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