08.07.2013 ,

How to Build a Loyal Facebook Community

It seems like the hardest thing in the world is to develop a vibrant and thriving community on Facebook. You post content, get a reaction, and start over again. Rarely…


Building Relationships Take Work, But it Pays Off

This guest post is from Jonny Moy, Development Assistant at Little Lights Urban Ministries, a small nonprofit that fundraised $80,000 in 24 hours during Give to the Max Day in…

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Oldie But a Goodie: Thanking Your Donors

Editor’s Note: Recently I got a request to re-post one of our most popular blog posts so far. I find this post to be one of the most informational pieces…

Pied Piper
10.18.2011 ,

Who Leads the Pied Piper?

When you get down to it, improving lives is all about relationships. The relationship between you and donor, volunteer, co-worker, stakeholder, executive director, family and friends–they all matter  and contribute…

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HOW TO: Thank Online Donors

What do 10 donations, 3 thank yous and 7 failures to communicate have in common? They are all a part of Kivi Leroux Miller’s annual “What I Got When I…