I spent 4 years at United Way of Greater Los Angeles and 3 of those years as a major gifts officer raising $800k+ my first year and $1-2.5M+ each year after that. The end of the year was such a busy time. Holiday parties (remember those! What I wouldn’t give to be able to turn
Asha Mehta: I think we need a basic level of health. I see so many people struggling physically, mentally, emotionally, burnt out by the systems that they’re….You know, the real warriors that I see out there, I just feel there’s so many that feel really depleted. And I don’t really love self-care as a term.
There is a secret tool behind the world of direct mail marketing. This allows organizations to completely transform their donor lists into perfectly personalized and segmented groups so that they can maximize their campaigns. That secret tool is the use of a CRM, or constituent relationship management system, and its powerful donor management features. A
“What are you looking for?” Credit: Blackpictures Last April, NPQ asked how donor-advised funds (DAFs) would respond to the COVID-19 crisis. We noted that one rationale for DAFs, in addition to facilitating charitable giving, was to serve as a kind of charitable piggy bank—an emergency “rainy day” fund to help meet a pressing need. DAF
You enter the grocery store cold and with a head full of items to buy. A moment later an aroma of freshly baked bread fills the air. You feel a little better. Your mood lifts ever so slightly. Shopping feels less like a pain and more pleasurable as you settle into scanning the shelves. But