A few days ago, I was strolling along the foggy coast in Northern California when I noticed a cormorant flying in “v” formation with a flock of pelicans. A week later, I saw a pelican flying with a flock of cormorants. I’ve been watching these birds for years and never saw them co-mingle in a flight pattern. I always assumed the same types of birds fly together. It … [Read more...] about 5 Ingredients to Make Your Nonprofit-Corporate Partnership Succeed
Socialbrite has partnered with MissionBox on their launch today! MissionBox.com operates on a freemium model and offers many free resources that help nonprofit leaders connect with that perfect peer who is seeking guidance. The goal? Stop “reinventing the wheel”, create a larger sense of community, and together, make a greater impact. MissionBox provides tools for … [Read more...] about Socialbrite Partners with Newly Launched MissionBox
By Edgar Rodriguez Is Giving Tuesday a waste of time? Good question, right? First of all, the data says it’s been hugely successful in the past. Over 15,000 nonprofits participated last year, raising over $45 million. Yes, some nonprofits probably raised very little money. But Giving Tuesday is NOT just a 24-hour fundraising campaign. It’s a movement that your … [Read more...] about Is Giving Tuesday a Waste of Time?
By Danielle Daley My friends over at the Accountability Lab and the ONE campaign are hosting the Honesty Oscars. Every day in the week leading up to the Academy Awards, February 17th to 21st, ONE and Accountability Lab will unveil a category for the Honesty Oscars 2015, an award that honors not Hollywood films, but the creative work of activists and organizations that fight … [Read more...] about Honesty Oscars: Best Activist in a Leading Role
This past Tuesday, I attended the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in NYC. There's always great content and discoveries to be made at the #SM4NP Conferences. They tour around the country and are focused on providing great content and practical, tactical workshops and tools that nonprofits can put to work the next day. Full disclosure: I'm on their Leadership Council but … [Read more...] about HatchforGood.org helps nonprofits tell their stories