A proposed path forward following the Boost Matching conference

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Working for Global Impact, I have attended many conferences and events over the years that bring stakeholders and partners together to discuss how we can solve world issues. For those who know me, I consider myself an optimist, ready to share in the next big idea of solving global problems and overcoming engagement challenges. However, […]

Maximize your GivingTuesday campaign with these expert articles

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Edited on Nov. 19, 2021 GivingTuesday is right around the corner! This day provides the nonprofit sector with the opportunity to increase our visibility on social media, remind everyone of the true spirit of Thanksgiving and encourage generosity through end-of-year donations. Considered to be the world’s biggest day of giving, nonprofits across the world will […]

Employee engagement: 2021 expectations based on last year’s experience

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It’s been said time and time again – 2020 was a year like no other. This sentiment applies to the employee giving space as well. The COVID-19 pandemic forced an abrupt shift to remote working, which also meant that workplace campaigns would need to take place remotely – and for many, this would be the […]

Fundraising compliance 101: 6 things you should know about state registration

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So you have your IRS determination letter in hand – congratulations! Your charity is officially recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization. You’re all set to begin raising money in the U.S., right? Not quite. Even though the IRS regulates tax-exempt status nationally, there are still individual state regulations and laws to consider before launching your fundraising […]

5 tips to drive fundraising as the US reopens

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As we write this post, 49 of 50 U.S. states have set health criteria or hard dates for a full reopening, according to the New York Times. Of those, all but 15 states are already fully open! That means that across the country, summer music festivals are returning, baseball stadiums will soon be filled to […]

Event fundraising trends and tips: Webinar recap

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2020 saw a radical change in how fundraising events were held: Galas were replaced with Zoom calls, site visits with virtual tours and million-dollar gifts were celebrated over video chat. However, now that vaccination rates are rising and there is a (far off) light at the end of the tunnel, what will fundraising events look […]

Learn how SEE International made their virtual fundraiser a success

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Virtual fundraisers certainly present a number of logistical and technical challenges, and we are all missing the face-to-face community and connection building that were so important to in-person fundraisers. However, it remains critical that we find ways to garner donor support for our causes amongst the many other competing charitable interests. The greatest resource to […]

Developing your fundraising strategy under the triple threat: Economic downturn

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Read Triple threat part 1: Election year Read Triple threat Part 2: COVID-19 In the first installment of the triple threat blog series, we reviewed fundraising during a U.S. Presidential election and discussed how the current political climate may impact year-end results. In the second installment, we looked at the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 […]

Developing your year-end fundraising strategy under the triple threat part 2: COVID-19

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Read Triple threat part 1: Election year  Thank you for joining us for the second installment of Global Impact’s Triple Threat blog series exploring the year-end giving implications for three concurrent disruptions to the philanthropic marketplace: the U.S. elections, the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertain state of the U.S. and world economies. In the first edition of […]

3 creative ways Food For The Poor is addressing hunger in this critical time

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Last year we learned about Food for the Poor’s unique approach to disaster relief. Now, with COVID-19, the charity is facing another emergency situation – one that is impacting its staff here at home, as well. COVID-19 is providing unprecedented obstacles to the charity’s normal programming, but it hasn’t let that stop its efforts to end world […]