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Why Volunteer With Children? Here's Why

Shar McBee | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Shar McBee

When you volunteer with children, you never know what to expect. Lester Strong, CEO of Experience Corps, is a shining example.

Cut To The Chase: The 1 Thing Nonprofits May Not Be Including In Storytelling

Marc Chardon and Hal Williams | Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact
Marc Chardon and Hal Williams

In our initial blog post, we identified five key shifts affecting the environment for nonprofits that have co-mingled with the economy to create the p...

What Top Nonprofits Are Doing That Other Organizations Aren't

Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

One way to raise money is to figure out who your best donors are and look for other people like them. But some Philanthropy 400 charities have succeed...

What Bottle Rockets and Content Writers Have in Common

George Weiner | Posted 09.04.2011 | Impact
George Weiner

Without a web style guide, content writers will act like bottle rockets and spin in their own directions, creating different standards. After each content writer, volunteer or intern has done this about 50 times on the site -- you have a fireworks show!

Will You Marry Me? What Not-For-Profits get Wrong on the Web

George Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
George Weiner

The "Will you marry me?" (WYMM) syndrome turns every online messaging opportunity into a nail begging to be hit with the donation hammer.