Three Ways to Make Your Blog a Powerful Fundraising Tool

JONATHAN STECK | August 8, 2019

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Back in the late 90’s, blogs became a cool trend as many of us clamored to find new and exciting ways to share our thoughts with the world. In the decades since, the blog has evolved into a tool that many nonprofits are now using to better engage their audiences.

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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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The CEO Is the Quarterback for Organizational Fundraising

Article | March 20, 2020

I just learned that the CEO of my organization is leaving in three months, and his successor has been named. In my organization, executive rotation is the norm after a period of years. Still, leadership change is unsettling especially when you are the chief development officer engaged in a silent phase campaign. I have worked with many CEOs in my career. Some understood what their role in fundraising was going to be. Others knew exactly what their role was, but chose not to engage.

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5 Steps to Increase Community Awareness for Your Nonprofit

Article | April 12, 2020

Your community can potentially boost your nonprofit’s efforts and take your organization to new heights. But how do you get the community to fall in love with your nonprofit? This can be tough for both established and startup nonprofits alike. If your community isn’t as involved as you’d like, launch a community awareness campaign and endear yourself to your community in 5 simple steps!

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Popular Cloud Technologies for Nonprofits

Article | June 4, 2020

As the fiscal year draws to a close for many U.S. nonprofits, we have decided to spotlight some of the best cloud products we offer. Budgets can be tight at the best of times, and we know that many nonprofits are paying extra-close attention to their finances over the past several months. But cloud-based tools are a good investment for years to come in terms of flexibility, security, and the ease with which they can be used remotely.

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Chicago Foundation for Women raises money to fund and support organizations that help women and girls – it's all about making smarter connections between need, money and solutions. We believe that when women and girls are secure, whole communities are made better.

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