#GivingTuesday Tips for Success

Less than 4 weeks to go until #GivingTuesday. Here’s what you need to know. GivingTuesday, the global day of giving, is November 29th. It offers a huge opportunity to increase awareness for your cause and support for your organization while reaching out to new and current donors. There are many ways to get your staff … Continue reading #GivingTuesday Tips for Success

JustGive and JustGiving join forces: what this means for you

We at JustGive are excited to announce we have joined JustGiving, the world’s largest social giving platform.  JustGiving operates the website http://www.JustGiving.com. Both organizations were founded at about the same time over 15 years ago, with an identical goal: to grow charitable giving by connecting people with the charities and causes they care most about. … Continue reading JustGive and JustGiving join forces: what this means for you

Latest Trends in Workplace Giving

America’s Charities recently released Snapshot 2015 - The New Corporate DNA: Where Employee Engagement and Social Impact Converge. The third in a series, this year’s report includes insights, trends and best practices for workplace philanthropy and employee engagement. Findings were collected from an online survey of executives from 120 companies in the third quarter of … Continue reading Latest Trends in Workplace Giving

Helpful CSR & Sustainability Groups

Business for Social Responsibility and GlobeScan recently released the 7th annual State of Sustainable Business Report. The survey revealed what major companies think about sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR). It collected data from 440 professionals at multinational companies, in a wide range of industries, with varying levels of commitment to sustainability. One not-so-surprising trend … Continue reading Helpful CSR & Sustainability Groups

Kids & Obesity: Two Things Don’t Belong Together

Truth be told: I was a fat kid. I was called names and made fun of in elementary school. It’s a painful childhood memory. I don’t remember my parents or doctor talking to me about my weight (they may have). I do remember earning “clean plate club” honors a lot. As I was starting high … Continue reading Kids & Obesity: Two Things Don’t Belong Together

The Community Corps: Free Tech Help for Your Nonprofit

As a nonprofit organization, you’re often stretched thin, scrimping and saving to cover costs and get the help you need with a variety of tasks. For your technology projects, The Community Corps (TCC) is a great, no-cost resource to bridge the digital divide. Our partner, The Community Corps connects nonprofits to experienced tech volunteers from top … Continue reading The Community Corps: Free Tech Help for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Spotlight: Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY)

Heidi Landis, CANY’s Associate Executive Director, recently talked with me about the organization’s mission and story. Landis was a professional actor in New York who fell in love with drama therapy and became certified as a drama therapist. After starting as an intern, she has now been with CANY for 10 years. CANY’s story It began … Continue reading Nonprofit Spotlight: Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY)

Behind the Data Curtain: Where JustGive Gets Charity Information

Featured FAQ: JustGive’s Charity Data If you've spent time on the JustGive website, you know that you can search a database of nearly 2 million 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, and you've probably wondered about our source for the information. Question Where does JustGive get all that charity data from? Answer We use two sources for the … Continue reading Behind the Data Curtain: Where JustGive Gets Charity Information

Community Giving = Good Business

If you’re hesitating to make community service part of business, a few minutes with Alison Roessler will change your mind. She’ll inspire you to make it your culture and get you fired up about the benefits of giving back in a heartbeat. I talked with Roessler the other day about what making an impact means to … Continue reading Community Giving = Good Business

Your Donation Button Options

To answer your frequently asked questions, we’re including them in our nonprofit blog. Subscribe to the blog and use it as a place to check for answers. Each month, we’ll feature a question we get asked on a regular basis. Featured Nonprofit FAQ Your Donation Button OptionsWhen you’re researching online donation options, of course you want … Continue reading Your Donation Button Options