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Sponsorship Is Not A Philanthropic Activity...

When it comes to sponsorships, it’s about audience, not cause, for most businesses that fundraisers approach. Fundraisers need to stop thinking of sponsorship as philanthropy. It’s a straight line from sponsorship opportunity to audience to prospect for the potential sponsor. Chris Baylis, president and chief executive officer of The Sponsorship Collective in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, […]

Funders Must Provide Clear Guidelines...

Grants are social investments and to invest wisely, funders look for effective nonprofits that deliver high-quality programs. Unfortunately, some nonprofits that offer deep subject-area expertise, broad community capital, and fiery passion don’t win grants simply because staff don’t know how to interpret funders’ application guidelines. “Many nonprofit staff members charged with securing grant funds have […]

Funding Challenge: Debt vs. Equity vs. Philanthropy...

High-growth nonprofits with a revenue model face significant challenges when it comes to funding their growth: grant dollars are scarce, often come with restrictions, and rarely are sizable enough to allow for mid-to-long term planning. At the same time, nonprofits cannot raise equity (and even if they could, the vast majority would likely neither wish […]

Salesforce.org Being Folded Into Parent Firm...

The Salesforce.org social enterprise of cloud software giant Salesforce is being melded back into the company and Salesforce is paying $300 million to make it happen. The firm has been selling customer or constituent relationship software at a discount or giving it away with nonprofits eventually paying various service fees. Salesforce.org will convert from a […]

Special Events: They Just Don’t Happen...

Planning a donor cultivation event takes time and planning. One element of the planning is why you are holding the event. You’d think it’s about the money. It isn’t. Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, spoke about donor cultivation events during the recent annual international conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals held in San Antonio, Texas. Often […]

Community Brands Buys Attendee Interactive...

Community Brands has made its third acquisition in the nonprofit event space in just the past two weeks, acquiring Attendee Interactive, a Marriottsville, Md., company specializing in conference planning and event management. Attendee Interactive provides content solutions for managing event websites, speakers, session abstracts, and continuing education accreditation. The self-service tools are made available to […]