Category: Social Media & Fundraising

September 9, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge Won’t Solve Charity’s Biggest Problem

I love the Ice Bucket Challenge. Period. It’s a collective expression of love in a world with far too little of it. It has generated public tears in an age with far too few of them. It restores faith. It connects. And, as of last week, it raised more than $100 million for the Amyotrophic […]

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April 3, 2014

Crowdfunding and the Epilepsy Association of Calgary

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a condition of the central nervous system, characterized by recurrent seizures. The term epilepsy covers a wide variety of disturbances in consciousness, ranging from mild sensations or interruptions in normal thought, feeling or behavior, to convulsive seizures. It is estimated that 1 to 2% of the population has epilepsy. […]

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November 12, 2013

Social Media and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

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August 7, 2013

Where Did Post-Katrina Money Go?

14 juli 2007, 08:35 uur | Bericht #4461 NEW ORLEANS — In the days and weeks after Hurricane Katrina, Habitat for Humanity International took in a chunk of money — $127 million, to be exact. New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is working to build homes in St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson and Orleans parishes. But […]

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March 1, 2012

What’s Rave Results being up to?

I am just working on mastering the technology of personalizing my emails, which I understand that I will be able to do once I move from Outlook 2003 to 2007; so please accept my apologies for me not being able to personalize this email to all of you at this time as I am sending […]

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August 17, 2011

Does the age of social media create new opportunities for fundraising?

Non-profits are in a position to continually look at new and effective ways to maintain and increase their donor-base. The age of social media may or may not create new opportunities for fundraising. I have been doing some research on social media for small and medium size non-profits and have found some interesting resources that have helped […]

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June 17, 2011

Want Long Term Customers? Start with Saying Thanks — the Right Way

More from Business Owners When you land a new customer, what is your ultimate goal? To satisfy, delight, exceed expectations, create the“wow factor”…?  Absolutely — but this is your ultimate goal: Turn a new customer into a long term customer. Long term customers are the revenue gift that keeps on giving. That little bit of […]

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