Engage Supporters Talking About #YourCrisis

August 8, 2016
How do we know who is talking about #OurCrisis or #TheirCrisis? More importantly, how can we engage our most important stakeholders who are active on social media?
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Innovations in Emergencies: Deploying RapidFTR Philippines

August 4, 2016
To summarize my experience in one sentence: I am grateful for everything I have in my life, and I feel more human and alive for contributing to software products that serve humanity.
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Responding to a Mass Shooting

August 2, 2016
Decades ago, I started my career at UCC in community relations. The rural campus, tucked in a bend of the scenic North Umpqua River, seemed an unlikely place for such violence. But it had happened, and I was grateful that I could assist.
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Allison Jones & Megan Keane: Thank You!

August 1, 2016
This month, two members of our wonderful team left to follow the dreams—Megan Keane, our Membership Director; and Allison Jones, our Membership & Publications Director.
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A Community of Practice by Any Other Name…

July 29, 2016
In an effort to simplify and help remove barriers to participation, we have made a few name changes.
Juno the kitten and a Christopher Walken pillow

Things We Like (July 2016)

July 28, 2016
Transit passes embedded in acrylic nails, yacht rock, bubble soccer, and more in this month's Things We Like.
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3 Simple Email Improvements to Make More Money During EOY Fundraising

July 27, 2016
What if I told you that bad email deliverability practices could be dragging down your EOY campaign before it even begins?

Are You Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Among Your IT Staff?

July 26, 2016
Creating a strong culture of philanthropy requires everyone on the team to participate—including your IT staff.
"Special event ahead" sign.

Is It Time to Ditch That Event?

July 22, 2016
Too many small nonprofits get on what I call the "special event hamster wheel" and they go from one event to the next. How do you know when to get off the wheel?
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Managing State Registrations for Email Fundraising

July 21, 2016
It's a fact: Thirty-nine states as well as the District of Columbia require charities and other nonprofit organizations to register in order to solicit donations within their jurisdictions. That means email.