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Investing for Charity Ltd

Investing for Charity Ltd (I4C Ltd) was formed in 2009 by a group of young professionals. Our mission is to promote effective charitable giving through detailed charity research, responsible long-term investing and a genuine zero cost model. First, donors give us money to donate to a Cause. The Cause could be domestic in nature such as Underprivileged Youth, Refugees & Asylum Seekers or Mental Health. Or it could be more global in scope such as Child Slavery or Global Poverty.

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This Nonprofit Is Taking Unused Food From Events Canceled Due to Coronavirus & Giving It to Those in Need

Article | March 17, 2020

In roughly 24 hours, the non-profit organization Musically Fed turned 7,000 pounds of food intended for events at Staples Center in Los Angeles into 24,000 meals for shelters and missions across the city. The organization, which has been in operation for five years, was informed last Thursday that Manny Slomovits, executive chef for Levy at Staples Center, needed to unload perishable food after the arena was forced to cancel events due to the spread of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County. By Friday, 12 pallets of food had been delivered to the Midnight Mission and Los Angeles Mission located near Skid Row. The food was not only delivered and dispersed, but presented in a fashion rarely seen by those facing food insecurity.

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Ladder of Engagement: Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies

Article | June 2, 2021

Have you ever heard of the "Ladder of Engagement"? It's definitely not a new strategy, but as the world increasingly relies on keeping audiences engaged and connected, it's an increasingly important tool for all nonprofits. The nonprofit ladder of engagement is a powerful tool to hook your "casual follower" and move them toward being your most loyal donor and everything in between. If you don't already have a strategic ladder of engagement for your nonprofit, now's a great time to develop one. And for organizations that have one in place, it's good practice to evaluate and make adjustments from time to time--and summer is an excellent time of year to do just that! This blog will help you develop or update your nonprofit's ladder of engagement.

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Donor Data: 5 Data Tips for More Efficient Fundraising

Article | February 11, 2020

Each and every interaction your nonprofit has with supporters comes with a data point. Whether that’s an opened email newsletter, a social media comment, or the many digital donations made during your year-end fundraiser, these interactions provide a wealth of information.

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How Much Does It Cost To Start A Nonprofit?

Article | February 29, 2020

Starting a nonprofit from scratch requires passion, purpose, hard work, creativity, resilience…and money. As with any organizational effort, financial planning is critical to the success of an organization. One of the biggest questions that can be difficult to answer is, "how much money do I need to start a nonprofit?" The concise answer is, "it depends." There are a host of variables that will impact the answer to that question. Even if you don’t have the exact numbers, you can still have a sound financial plan and be prepared for the initial costs of starting a nonprofit. We put together a guide to help you identify the standard costs associated with starting a nonprofit. Pre-planning will help you either find enough funding or save enough money to support the startup costs.

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Investing for Charity Ltd

Investing for Charity Ltd (I4C Ltd) was formed in 2009 by a group of young professionals. Our mission is to promote effective charitable giving through detailed charity research, responsible long-term investing and a genuine zero cost model. First, donors give us money to donate to a Cause. The Cause could be domestic in nature such as Underprivileged Youth, Refugees & Asylum Seekers or Mental Health. Or it could be more global in scope such as Child Slavery or Global Poverty.

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