Latest Posts by Ellie Burke

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Fundraising

How to Hold a Campaign Retrospective

You work hard to ensure your campaigns are successful. But inevitably, each come with their own challenges and triumphs. To capture key learnings and implement them for future campaign iterations, you can hold a campaign retrospective with your team.

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Leadership, Management, & Culture

How to Find Joy in Your 9 to 5

As a member of today’s workforce, you spend a substantial amount of your waking hours at your job. And how you feel about those hours impacts your overall well-being and sense of purpose.

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Classy News & Culture

Evaluating the Impact of Modern Nonprofits

This piece, written by Ellie Burke, was first published on the Charity Navigator Blog on December 22, 2017. We’re thrilled to support Charity Navigator as they launch impact data on their website in partnership with Classy, GlobalGiving, and GuideStar.

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Fundraising

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Pitching to Corporate Sponsors [AUDIOBOOK]

The most effective relationships between nonprofit organizations and corporations are not only mutually advantageous, they’re also very intentional and thoughtfully designed. To stand out from the crowd and land that partnership, you’ll need to prepare a clear strategy for reaching out and delivering your pitch.

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Fundraising

QUIZ: Which Holiday Movie Are You?

Take a break from the busiest season of the year with this holiday themed quiz. Answer the questions and discover which classic holiday film best represents you.

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Fundraising

23 GIFs That Embody the Year-End Fundraising Craze

Holiday fundraising comes with trials and tribulations that only nonprofits can understand. Here are 23 GIFs that perfectly capture the high stakes, chaos, and cheer that only comes once a year for hardworking fundraisers.

Fundraising

‘Twas The Night Before Giving Tuesday

Here at Classy, we’re so excited for Giving Tuesday that we wrote you a poem! Behold, the tale of how a fundraising software saved one executive director’s Giving Tuesday campaign in the nick of time.

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Classy Product

How First Book Meets Donor Expectations With Classy and Salesforce

To make better sense and use of their data, First Book partnered with Classy, Salesforce consultant Renell Carpenter, and the team at Coastal Cloud—a platinum consulting partner of Salesforce. Working with Tim Gumto, the technical product manager at Classy, First Book was able to take steps to connect their disparate systems and build an integrated solution.

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