The Newest Social Media Campaign Raising Awareness and Funding

With campaigns like the ALS Ice Bucket challenge successfully raising 115 million dollars in funding, a new campaign has popped up in social media news feeds, worldwide.

Does Your Organization Pass the “Equality” Test?

In the April 22, 2015 issue of Nonprofit Quarterly(NPQ), authors Jon Pratt and Ruth McCambridge publish practices a nonprofit can adopt to foster income equality.

Set the Stage for Comedy … and Contributions?

In the April 2015 issue of Currents from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an article entitled “Laughter is the Best Marketing” explores the idea that “because advancement professionals are in the business of attracting people to their organizations, they should consider using humor as a communications and marketing tactic.”

Competing for Charity

CDO Place recently featured the article And the Grant Money Goes to… about the Council on Foundation’s spin on traditional fundraising, the Philanthropic Challenge on Economy & Finance. Today, another unique and exciting way to fundraise is shared: The Dana-Farber Cancer...

Social Media Stars Are Rising – and Raising – Cash

A recent article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy notes the effectiveness of social media celebrities as fundraisers. In “We’re So Over Brad Pitt,” writer Megan O’Neil reports how Internet stars –- “media personalities often created in bedrooms turned home studios” –...