How to Get Gen Z to Care about Your Cause

Team NLC Tips

Close your eyes. Think about some of the most successful and iconic nonprofit programs and fundraising events of our time. Nationally televised telethons, global charity walks, giving phenomenons spurred by a single bucket of ice. Now open your eyes and come back to reality. Many of the strategies that have worked in the past are no longer relevant or sustainable. …

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change

Andrew Rametta, Fellow in Fund Development News

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change   “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.   How?  That’s up to you! You can …

4 Steps to Donor Retention After #GivingTuesday

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Across the Tampa Bay area, nonprofits got the word out on ways to support their worthy missions at the end of 2013. I was greatly impressed by the efforts I saw. How impactful was it? We can’t be sure but we are trying to gather data that will help us measure the impact and also improve on our efforts for …

11 Ways a Board Member Can Get Involved in #GivingTuesday

Sara Leonard News, Stories

Last week when we told our board about our efforts to encourage Giving Tuesday in Tampa, they asked, “how can we get involved and help with your efforts?” Isn’t that what a good board asks? As we developed the list, we realized we could share the list so your board can help you, too. In case this is new to …

Making #GivingTuesday Big in Tampa Bay

Sara Leonard Uncategorized

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…#GivingTuesday Wait, what? Where did Giving Tuesday come from? What’s it doing there with 2 huge consumer focused shopping days? Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The second annual Giving Tuesday is on December 3, 2013. In …

Should Fundraisers Friend Donors on Facebook?

Guest post by Steven Shattuck of Bloomerang Stories

Republished with permission Social media is great for connecting with true friends and close family members, but it also creates awkward situations when a friend request comes through from a person who we might not went to let into our private lives just yet. A co-worker, a distant cousin, a new acquaintance. What about a fundraiser? Should they accept a …

5 Must-Have Social Media Tools for #GiveDayTampaBay

NLC trainer Louanne Saraga Walters Stories

Give Day Tampa Bay (aka May 3, 2016) is exciting and fun and…BUSY! To help you plan and execute a successful 24-hour online giving campaign, check out these five social media tools. You may find you’ll want to use them year-round!! (Click on the tool name to visit the website.) 1. BUFFER I’ve long been a Hootsuite fan to schedule …