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Memo To The Trump Resistance: You're Doing It All Wrong

Terry O'Neill | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Every couple of days, I get four emails that closely resemble each other. They are all from Democrats who were elected to Congress for the first time ...

What The Super Bowl Commercials Mean For Nonprofits

Brady Josephson | Posted 02.14.2017 | Impact
Brady Josephson

That was quite the Super Bowl and we saw something we've never seen before. We also saw more of something we will continue to see more of in the form of business branding themselves more on beliefs than benefits. But this is your space.

What Metrics Nonprofits Need to Care More About When It Comes to Raising Money

Brady Josephson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Impact
Brady Josephson

You are what you measure. So goes the expression. An expression I personally believe in and the older I get and more experience I have, I think the i...

Former Sony Music Chairman has advice for Creative Entrepreneurs

Michael Jacobsen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment
Michael Jacobsen

Today we launch The Business of Creativity Series, which will be 12-part You-Tube series of interviews with leading figures in the Creative Sector. ...

How One Charity Is Using Every Penny They Raise to Increase Access to Clean Water

Quora | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Quora

What are some of the best things charity: water has done in the last ten years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where com...

How to Decide if Your Startup Should Be a Non-Profit

Quora | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Quora

What are some of the main differences when founding a nonprofit vs for-profit startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wh...

#FredinChina: 'Circles' newest feature turns Alipay into a hook-up app

Fred Raillard | Posted 12.08.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Giving Homeless People a Hand Up with Technology

NationSwell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

The seed for HandUp, a crowdfunding site that solicits donations to help the homeless, was planted in early 2012 when Rose Broome passed a shivering w...

5 Lessons Learned Over 10 Years With Scott Harrison From charity: water

Brady Josephson | Posted 10.28.2016 | Impact
Brady Josephson

This September, charity: water, a New York based nonprofit providing clean water in 24 countries, had their 10th birthday. I realize it's odd to talk ...

Hillary Clinton Is On Her Way To A $1 Billion Campaign. Donald Trump Is Not.

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has built a well-funded campaign organization to help her win the presidency. Her entire campaign, i...

Inauguration of 4 day Festival In Los Angeles Celebrates Trans Community Through Film and Beauty; Sparks Interest From City Officials and Celebrities

Alexa Corazón | Posted 10.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexa Corazón

October 20th 2016 marks the official induction of the 1st Annual Trans Nation Festival, co-hosted by Amazon Prime. This 4 day celebration runs October...

Our Refugee Camp Honeymoon

CrowdRise | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
CrowdRise

Ethan and Lisa Zohn are in Greece as part of the CrowdRise 24-Hour Impact Project. They've launched a fundraiser and have 24 hours to raise $20,000 to...

With Poll Numbers Stagnant, Stein and Johnson spend big in August

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are dominating campaign finance headlines, but documents filed with the FEC Tuesday show the election's most popular third-party candidates, Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, have been spending significant shares of their campaign cash bidding for broader electoral support.

Most Of Mitt Romney's Biggest Donors Are Sitting Out The Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Republican Party’s last presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, has been forthright about his opposition to the party’s current nomi...

Are We Living in a Golden Era of Fundraising?

Larry Alton | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Whether you're trying to acquire capital to fund your startup idea, gathering funds for a lawsuit, or serving some other personal need, eventually you're going to need to look outside your own resources to find those funds.

All In For Hillary! A Progressive Mom's Back-To-School To-Do List

Jennifer Rand | Posted 09.07.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Rand

The following was adapted from a blog entry originally published on my website, Musings from the FeMOMist, on September 2, 2016. For the original ver...

Trump Living Large On Donors’ Dime

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON – On the night of this spring’s Florida primary, the pastor giving the invocation at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago victory party prayed: ...

Surprise, surprise: Clinton has outraised Trump in all 50 states

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Keeping that in mind, from the data we do have, Trump only came within a five-figure margin of Clinton in two states: North Dakota ($33,000 short of Clinton's $82,000) and Wyoming (a $99,000 difference).

5 Fundraising Tips From 'The Billionaire Whisperer'

Deep Patel | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

If you want to change the world for the better, it's going to take a lot of money. However, according to philanthropist Jennifer McCrea, money should never be at the center of what you do.

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

RNC Pulls Worst Fundraising Numbers In Recent Years

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Even as talk in political circles has focused on the Trump campaign's apparent reliance on the RNC for much of its basic voter mobilization effort in November, reports filed with the FEC over the weekend show the RNC having arguably the worst fundraising July in at least four presidential cycles.

San Francisco's Tech Community Teams Up To Hack Cancer

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 08.18.2016 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

From growth hacking to everyday life hacks, hacking essentially means finding unique and clever ways to solve a meaningful problem. And while hacking goes a long way in the world of tech, Silicon Valley's tech community is now focused on hacking an even larger problem -- cancer.

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Why Fix It?

Jennifer McCrea | Posted 08.15.2016 | Impact
Jennifer McCrea

Fixing and helping create a distance between people, but we cannot serve at a distance. We can only serve that to which we are profoundly connected. ...

Democrats Won't Have To Worry About Money When It Comes To Winning Back Congress

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Democratic Party won’t need to worry about a shortage of campaign money this year as it seeks to regain control of both the Senat...