Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Madeline Kronenberg

Madeline Kronenberg Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words.Madeline Kronenberg is the Communications Manager at Dressember Foundation, a non-profit utilizing fashion & creativity to fund anti-trafficking work around the world. Through Dressember’s annual campaign, thousands of…

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Can the Spoiled Fruits of Racism Be Taken On without Speaking of Race?

“Reparations,” Tyler Merbler May 10, 2019; New York Times, “The Upshot” An article by Emily Badger in the New York Times looks at the political landscape and suggests that those wanting to eliminate the financial repercussions of structural racism may wish to express their arguments through more race-neutral terms and policies or risk having them…

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5 Big Reasons Donors Leave (That You Can Fix)

For most nonprofits, December is the biggest month of the year for the number of new donors acquired, and the amount of total funds raised. Kudos to you if you hit your revenue goals and your acquisition goals. After all, attracting new donors is not easy during a time when hundreds of other causes are…

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Online Crowdfunding: A How-To Guide

In the last decade, crowdfunding, or the collection of small donations from a large number of people, has taken the fundraising world by storm. It’s projected to become a $90-96 billion dollar industry by 2025, and for good reason. By using the internet to rally supporters, you can reach an exponentially larger and more diverse…

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Shaping Your Ask: Learning to Love (or at least Live With) Restricted Revenue

  We know that the new standards from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) change the way nonprofits present restricted contributions on their financial statements. But who knew these changes could be the source of cutting-edge strategies for fundraising? This webinar, drawing on the expertise of Curtis Klotz, certified public accountant and director of nonprofit…

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15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media

Successful social media strategies demand authenticity. But what does that actually look like when you are juggling a million different tasks, trying your best to stay strategic, and work in a boring office environment that’s not exactly photogenic?Here are 15 ways to bring some authenticity by doing a quick recorded or live video or creating…

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