While I was in grad school I was prone to marvel about the power of social media. Historic events such as the political revolution in Egypt to less significant social flash mobs here in the states – we see the impact that social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, and simple mass texting programs) provides our…
Are you scripting your speeches?
Originally posted on Everything Case (for Support):
To script or not to script is a topic that inevitably surfaces this time of year, as nonprofits move into the gala and event season. My experience is that the opinions on either side of this coin are firm. But it’s not a matter of either or. There…
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go – Dr. Seuss An important word from our doctor.
Learn How America Gives
Learn how America gives through this interactive link: http://bit.ly/1nSSH7s
Stereotypes Are Good
Have you ever stereotyped someone? The topic of stereotypes and their role in philanthropy is of special interest to me as an African American professional in this field; but the message ought to be equally important for anyone who communicates across generational gaps. You may be surprised to read the next sentence. I like stereotypes….
United Way – Play60
This video shows the joint effort between The White House, The NFL, and The United Way that is designed get American youth active and fit. The First Lady has been a champion of youth fitness and the United Way has long been an advocate for community activism so it is no shock that both would…
“Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.” ~Henry David Thoreau A special thanks is extended to all nonprofits that promote literacy and the passion for the written word.
Don’t Trip Over The Fiscal Cliff
Don’t Trip Over The Fiscal Cliff The gap of the political landscape continues to increase months after a polarizing election. The fiscal cliff is a metaphor that both sides of the aisle use in a vain attempt to move the opposition to action. The Chronicle of Philanthropy (The Chron), the authority of nonprofit news, has…
Worthy MD nonprofit model
Simple, eloquent, and powerful: read about a nonprofit from my home state that is making a difference one hair cut at a time. http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Nonprofit-Offers-Homeless/135656/
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for More
A friend of mine recently forwarded the following blog link to me. The author dives into 8 of the most common, and perhaps most detrimental, mistakes a nonprofit development team can do with their donor relations. The author’s list concludes with an eight point that urges the reader to make a sincere thank you to…