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Top Nonprofit Trends of 2019

The nonprofit sector is rapidly evolving. Charities that want to succeed in the coming year will need to stay ahead of the curve by studying the list below, which contains the top nonprofit trends of 2019. Rejecting Tainted Money Fundraising ethics became a central concern in 2019 amid several scandals involving high-profile donors. For example, […]

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Detroit Institute of Arts Secures Nonprofit Funding

Culture is an important part of cities, and the arts are an important part of culture. That’s why cities like Detroit need to protect museums and galleries even when money is tight. Recently, a federal judge approved Detroit’s bankruptcy plan, which allows the city to eliminate $7 billion in debt, paying creditors pennies on the […]

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When Fundraising Goes Wrong: Man Dies in Charity Race

A 52-year-old British man died after he fell out of a pram during a charity fundraising event on New Year’s Day. The event was a race in which contestants push each other around in strollers as they dash to the finish line. It was supposed to be harmless fun. Instead, it ended in tragedy for […]

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‘Nelfie’ Wants You to Take a Nude Selfie for Charity

How far would you go for charity? Would you strip naked for it? That’s precisely what Nelfie, a UK-based project, wants you to do. Here’s how it works. Participants take a “nelfie” (short for “nude selfie”) and post it on social media. Although that sounds absolutely terrifying, it’s actually not that bad. For one, the […]

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Appealing to Psychological Needs Can Garner More Donations

It may seem obvious, but the way you word fundraising appeals can have a pretty big impact on the success of those appeals. According to new research, minor changes to wording can increase donations by up to 300%. But before you go and rewrite all of your appeals, there are some things you need to […]

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NYC Mayor’s Fundraising Arm Stops Working with Investigators

Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, has been investigated for the conduct of the fundraising arm of his political campaign. The Campaign for One New York is currently being investigated by several entities, including the Joint Commission on Public Integrity (JCOPE). For the last year or so, the state ethics panel has been […]

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Philanthropic Nonprofits are Polished at Marissa Sackler’s Beespace

In the last few years, the world of philanthropy has seen a major influx of “incubators” – businesses that operate for the sole purpose of helping other nonprofits or entrepreneurs find success in their fields. These incubators have been in business with for-profit companies for a while, but only more recently have there been incubators […]