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My 10 Best Cause Marketing Posts on Inspiring Generosity

This month marks my third anniversary writing for the Razoo Foundation. After writing for my own blog, Selfish Giving, I’ve written for no other blog more than Razoo’s Inspiring Generosity.…

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3 Cause Marketing Promotions I’m Longing to See Again

The new year has just begun but I’m already longing for the good old days. What ever happen to all those cause marketing promotions I raved about in years past…

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Getting Started with Fundraising with Businesses

It seems like everyone is raising money for a favorite cause these days. And while everyone asks their friends, family, and colleagues to support them, don’t forget to ask your…

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5 Reasons You Should Rethink Your Charity Walk Plans

I bet like me you’re already looking forward to the summer months. And if you’re a fundraiser, that can only mean one thing: summer events. I bet you’re already thinking…


My Three All-Time Favorite Cause Marketing Promotions

This time of year I’m busy writing my Top 10 Cause Marketing Promotions of 2014, which will be live on my blog next week. Putting it all together is a…

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The Hot Holiday Fundraiser This Season? Hashtags.

I track a lot of holiday campaigns on Pinterest. I have boards for Halloween, Valentine’s Day, Veterans Day, and most of the other major holidays that have a cause component…

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Shopping for A Cause This Month? Don’t Get Scrooged.

Papa John’s Pizza is doing a great thing this holiday season. They’ve created a Red-Kettle Cookie to benefit The Salvation Army. Through December 28th, Papa John’s is donating 50 cents…


Like Scrooge, Nonprofits Need to Change––Or Else

One of my favorite scenes from Charles Dicken A Christmas Carol is the one after Scrooge has been visited by the three ghosts. Much to his surprise, he awakes in…


How Being a Grinch Can Raise More Money for Your Nonprofit

Regardless of what industry you work in, we all have competitors. Even nonprofits compete against each other for donations. In my hometown of Boston, charities compete against The Jimmy Fund,…


How One Nonprofit is Raising Money With Its Volunteers

Dollars for Doers is a matching gift program for volunteerism that rewards volunteer hours with a company donation to the nonprofit. The typical formula is $10 for each hour spent…