The Nonprofit Fundraising Ecosystem

| January 13, 2020

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In case infographics are not your thing, we've included high-level nonprofit fundraising and charitable giving information below:

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Oak HIll (Legal name: CT Institute for the Blind)

Oak Hill helps people with disabilities experience rich, fulfilling lives in communities throughout Connecticut. Through education, assistive technology, programs and advocacy, we support them at every stage of life. We also provide a robust array of services to those people who work with, live with and care for people challenged by disabilities.

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Does Your Board Micromanage the Nonprofit?

Article | February 25, 2020

A common complaint from nonprofit staff is that the board of directors is “micromanaging.” What exactly does that mean? Why do they micromanage? Whose fault is it? What can be done to help boards do the real work they are meant to do? One might argue that everything a nonprofit does is the board’s business. However, that doesn’t mean the board must be involved in every operational detail or approve every decision that the chief executive makes. Where do you draw the line?

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Facebook Groups for Nonprofits: How to Master Them

Article | June 18, 2020

Many nonprofits understand that they have to promote on Facebook. As a result, there's a lot that Facebook offers charitable groups, including great groups that can help you share and learn information. Facebook groups are an opportunity for nonprofit leaders to understand and learn about what's happening in the industry. For instance, many groups hire consultants to help them with their marketing or fundraising, and that's because experts in the field have a broad wealth of knowledge to share. However, at times when money's especially tight, and fundraising is uncertain, there's a lot you can learn from joining and engaging in a few critical Facebook nonprofits.

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Your 5-Step Guide to Nonprofit Email Marketing

Article | February 19, 2020

Next time you want to know how many people in a room volunteer for a nonprofit organization, just stand on the nearest chair and announce that you are a nonprofit marketing and fund development professional. Before you know it, you will be peppered with questions. How can we get the word out about our programs? How do we engage our community? How can we raise more money? I’m always impressed by both the number of people who volunteer in their communities, and by the passion they bring to this work. They are hungry to know what they can do to make their organizations stronger and more effective, so that they can do more for those they serve.

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How Nonprofits Can Navigate The Coronavirus

Article | March 17, 2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak has shuttered businesses, schools, and major events. Given the disruption in daily activities and frequent updates on the rapidly evolving situation, it’s left many people feeling nervous and uncertain. While the coronavirus has hit some parts of the country harder than others, many are doing their due diligence and taking precautions to help avoid the spread.

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Oak HIll (Legal name: CT Institute for the Blind)

Oak Hill helps people with disabilities experience rich, fulfilling lives in communities throughout Connecticut. Through education, assistive technology, programs and advocacy, we support them at every stage of life. We also provide a robust array of services to those people who work with, live with and care for people challenged by disabilities.

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