What do charities want? A nonprofit perspective

| January 15, 2018

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Confused about how to make the most impact with your Giving Account? Or how to know what to give or how often to give? Hear directly from an executive director of a nonprofit to find out what nonprofits need most from donors.

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Neighborhood House Association

For over 100 years, the Neighborhood House Association (NHA) has created a legacy of improving the quality of life for the underserved in San Diego County. The Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is one of San Diego County’s largest multi-purpose human services agency. NHA helps thousands of individuals and families improve their quality of life by providing vital social services including employment, healthcare, child, family and senior services.

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How to Keep the Lights On at Your Nonprofit During a Global Crisis

Article | March 25, 2020

Thousands of nonprofits have responded to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and mobilized resources to aid in research and testing, provide medical supplies, deliver meals, support workers in financial distress, and more. But for nonprofits with missions that aren’t directly related to emergency response or relief, fundraising during a global pandemic can be tricky. Many nonprofits are questioning how to maintain some semblance of normalcy in their operations, particularly how to send donation appeals and engage their communities while being respectful of the urgency and gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic. We gathered the following tips to help guide you in this difficult time when so many nonprofit professionals are concerned with appearing tone-deaf or feel uncomfortable asking for money that supports anything other than coronavirus resources.

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3 Easy Ways to Get New Email Subscribers and Drive Donor Growth

Article | February 13, 2020

Every nonprofit needs two things to drive sustainable growth: new contacts and new donors. There’s no silver bullet that will make donors come flocking to your website eager to hand their hard-earned cash over to you. But there are some very simple tactics, often overlooked, that pretty much guarantee massive growth to both your email lists and to your donor database. Before we dive into the specific tactics, the first thing you need to do is test both your email signup and donation forms. You might be thinking this is unnecessary, but it only takes a few minutes to test both – on your laptop and your phone – and it could save you huge headaches in the long run.

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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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How your nonprofit can get the most out of Twitter

Article | February 13, 2020

Interested in using Twitter on behalf of your nonprofit, social enterprise or cause? Great, that willingness to take the plunge is a big step all by itself. Before you forge ahead, make sure you do the necessary prep work. How do you promote your mission or cause and engage with your followers while maintaining a healthy and respectful relationship with them? Every organization’s approach will vary somewhat, but here are several steps you need to take to have the largest impact and effect real-world change.

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Spotlight

Neighborhood House Association

For over 100 years, the Neighborhood House Association (NHA) has created a legacy of improving the quality of life for the underserved in San Diego County. The Neighborhood House Association (NHA) is one of San Diego County’s largest multi-purpose human services agency. NHA helps thousands of individuals and families improve their quality of life by providing vital social services including employment, healthcare, child, family and senior services.

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