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The Snowball Effect of Data and Nonprofit Fundraising

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Is your nonprofit's technology stuck in the 20th century? Does this hamstring you in executing your ambitious, yet difficult, fundraising strategy?

Data collection and use is a massively growing field with increasingly more technologies and companies dedicated to it. As a nonprofit, you’re often at the mercy of funding constraints that limit you from going out and buying the flashy new system or paying a data engineer to help make sense of all the information available to you. But that shouldn’t stop you from trying. There are cultural factors that enable successful data usage, and once employed, can help skyrocket your ability to attract sustainable funding. ...
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Strategy or Tactics…What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

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Strategy and tactics are often confused with one another. They are used interchangeably by executives trying to sound smart. And while many leaders believe a new strategy is what they need, it isn’t always the case. Fortunately enough has been written about this “strategy or tactics” debate to inform you organizational leaders effectively.

The point of this guide is to help you determine when your organization needs tactical improvements or a strategic overhaul ...
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Time to Start that Side Hustle?

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The term “gig economy” refers to the increasing tendency of companies to hire workers on short-term or contractor roles and the growing number of employees available to fill these spots. You could easily expand this definition to include the growing number of people working part-time or side jobs. Think of Uber drivers making a few bucks on the side.

In short, it’s a philosophy that an individual is no longer bound to a single job.

Every person has the right to as many income streams as possible, and being tied down to one job might not be the status quo any longer. It’s the transfer of career ownership from the company to the person ...
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Human Energy: 3 Principles for Changing the World

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The great scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla coined the term human energy in an essay he wrote in 1900, in which he related all human progress to simple physics. This idea has largely gone unnoticed amid his myriad other inventions and original thoughts. But it shouldn’t any longer. We are going to re-examine his ideas on human energy and find ways to relate them to actually making a difference in our world. After all, that was what he was aiming for.

Though we may never be able to comprehend human life, we know certainly that it is a movement, of whatever nature it be. The existence of movement unavoidably implies a body which is being moved and a force which is moving it. Hence, wherever there is life, there is a mass moved by a force. All mass possesses inertia, all force tends to persist ...
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What is a Social Impact Bond?

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Around the world, innovative financing methods are being used to tackle social issues. Programs and organizations typically funded by grants are constantly at the mercy of governments who have trouble thinking past the next election cycle. As a result, when spending cuts need to be made governments typically look for the quickest fix – cutting social services ...
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