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6 Programs That Revitalize the Education Sector

While the education sector provides a base knowledge for what students need to succeed in college, little is done to provide them with intangible life skills in topics such as health and wellness. Here are six organizations innovating in the education system and pushing for a more well-rounded foundation.

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The Nonprofit’s Guide to Market Research

This is a guest post by Noelle Smith, an account strategist at CauseMic, Classy’s first Certified Strategic Partner in the nation. Learn how your nonprofit can use market research as a tool to better engage your audience.

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How to Create a Compelling Fundraising Campaign Theme

This post is by Noelle Smith, an account strategist at CauseMic—Classy’s first Certified Strategic Partner in the nation. She outlines how to establish your fundraising campaign theme and provides examples to help you get started.

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Re-Engage Donors With This 3-Step Social Media Trick

To re-engage past donors, and ultimately grow a stronger supporter base, your organization can use these tips to run an advertising campaign using the ‘custom audience’ retargeting tool on Facebook.

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How Birthday Data Can Benefit Donor Relations

When you collect the birthdates of your donors, you gain important personal and demographic information. This allows you to interact with your contributors on a more intimate level.


10 Models of Support for Today’s Social Entrepreneur

The story and journey for a social entrepreneur is always going to be subjective. However, the specific needs for these entrepreneurs fall into four main categories of support: financing, technical support, exposure, and networks and solidarity support.

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