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Pharma Cos. And Celebrities Flood DNC Festivities

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

The klieg lights were on full-strength Wednesday at a star-studded lunch highlighting obesity treatment and, later, a Fergie concert, both put on by the Creative Coalition -- with help from pharma giants like Novo Nordisk -- on the third day of the Democratic National Convention.

How to Incorporate Engaging Interactive Activities Into Your Events

Matthew David Hopkins | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Matthew David Hopkins

Interactive elements bring an added energy to an event, get your attendees more involved and invested in a cause, and even help inform guests about an organization or mission in a way that doesn't put them to sleep. In addition, interactive experiences are often key players in driving mentions on social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter, Instagram to Vine.

Women Unite: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we bring seven seed grant recipients to the center stage, shining a light on their passions to make the world a ...

Donald Trump Sells Screen Space Above His Head At RNC

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump took a unique approach to political fundraising at the Republican National Convention, offering a spot on the bi...

6 Mental Health Organizations That Need (And Deserve) Your Support

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Sweat beading down his face and lake water spilling from his wetsuit, Adrian Hunter and close friend Brian Litke took on a serious physical challenge ...

How Increased Fundraising And Research Dollars For Mental Health Can Save Lives

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Sweat beading down his face and lake water spilling from his wetsuit, Adrian Hunter and close friend Brian Litke took on a serious physical challenge ...

6 Lessons Learned From Closing $2 Million In Funding

Steve Eakin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Steve Eakin

Recently, one of my clients was presented with some funding options and closed up to $2 million in Series A. It's true that this is not the first time I have worked with a company that was getting funding, and even though this was not the most cash I have been involved with in funding rounds -- one of my clients is close on pulling in 9 figure funding soon. Now THAT is a lot of money, baby -- there are still lessons to be learned.

Fighting America's Hunger Crisis, One YouTuber At A Time

Outspeak | Posted 07.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

YouTuber Chris O'flyng has announced a partnership with WhyHunger and Prizeo to raise awareness surrounding the United States hunger crisis.

Measuring How We Measure Impact

Gary Laermer | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Gary Laermer

In an increasingly data-driven world, nonprofits are feeling the pressure to quantitatively demonstrate their effectiveness, reach and impact. In tandem, donors are, more than ever, meticulously benchmarking and comparing nonprofits to see which align with their personal values and contribute in a way they feel is most impactful.

Now You Can Raise Money For Charity On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact

Facebook just made it that much easier for you to do good in the world. The social media giant launched a new feature on Thursday that lets individual...

LGBTQ History Is American History

Will Shafroth | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Will Shafroth

Established last Friday as the 412th national park site, the ground on which we stood bore witness to the events of June 28, 1969 that helped shape the modern LGBTQ civil rights movement.

Top 5 Ways of Becoming Immortal

Joey Savoie | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy
Joey Savoie

Co-authored by Baxter Bullock. You’ve heard it a thousand times. Some guy finds a mermaid, eats it, and then gets to live for 800 years. I know what...

For Her 30th B-day, This Woman Raised $30K For 30 Women In Need

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact

This woman celebrated her big 3-0 by raising funds to support other women. Mallory Brown traveled to Ethiopia for her 30th birthday with the goal of r...

Owner Of Company That Makes AR-15s To Attend Donald Trump Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- The founder and CEO of a private equity company that owns a leading maker of AR-15s will attend a fundraiser for Donald Trump in New York ...

Scaling A Startup? Steer Clear Of 4 Common Pitfalls

Jean Brownhill Lauer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Jean Brownhill Lauer

When a company makes the jump from one round of funding to another, a huge celebration is usually in order. Your pitch has paid off, you've got new partners on board, and the race is on to use your newfound and hard-earned resources to hire up and scale the business.

4 Ways Organizations Use Social Media To Engage With Millennial Donors

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

Once labeled as the "me, me, me generation" by TIME magazine, millennials are making impressive strides when it comes to donating and contributing to charities and non-profits across the globe.

Is This The Final Curtain For The Big Apple Circus?

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 06.13.2016 | New York
Johnathan Lee Iverson

"For me, founding Big Apple Circus was an act of love," says the legendary Paul Binder. For founders Michael Christensen and Paul Binder, that love be...

10 Ways to Inspire Action Through Storytelling At Your Nonprofit Fundraiser

The Resolution Project | Posted 06.09.2016 | Education
The Resolution Project

What makes a non-profit event a success? Aside from the key metrics like funds and awareness raised, number of donors attracted and retained, sponsor ...

There's a Day for Everything Now

Geoff Livingston | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

Overcoming the noise-inspired doldrums -- what I call the Fundraising Wall -- becomes a central challenge for the capable online fundraiser competing in a crowded market.

9 Tips for High Net-worth Individuals to Maximize Their Philanthropy

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.12.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Part One: Creating Your Own Strategic Giving Process Starting a successful charitable organization relies on the success of one simple action: raisin...

Where The Money Went: Trump Details Fundraising For Vets

Associated Press | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an irritated Donald Trump lambasted the news media Tuesday for...

The 11th Annual Taste of Hope

Yvonna Russell | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Yvonna Russell

Todd English, Drew Nieporent, Jean Shafiroff, David Burke, EVP of American Cancer Society Kris Kim "There is no love sincerer than the love of food"...

Art Walk for Venice Family Clinic Raises $700K

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2016 | Los Angeles
Philip David Morton

Art Walk for the Venice Family Clinic, May 24th, 2016 Venice, California - Google's 45,000 square foot headquarters in Venice California became an ar...

Donald Trump's Breathtaking Flip-Flop On 'Self Funding'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump on Monday met privately with New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, a top GOP fundraiser who previously supported former presid...

Donald Trump Fundraiser Host Sought Profits From Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump is kicking off his campaign fundraising this week -- an interesting turn of events given his boasts of self-funding -- with...