Latest Posts by Ellie Burke

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Leadership, Management, & Culture

9 Secrets to High Performing Teams

While you can learn leadership best practices in many ways, sometimes it’s most impactful to hear advice from people who are right in the thick of it. That’s why at the 2017 Collaborative, we asked qualified panel speakers to share their personal experiences as leaders of high performing teams.

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Fundraising

18 Free Resources to Organize a 5K Charity Run

To help you organize an incredible experience for your event registrants that strengthens their sense of belonging, we’ve gathered several of our most helpful resources and bucketed them all in one place.

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Fundraising

25 Creative Spring Fundraising Ideas

To prepare for a stellar spring, we’ve compiled 25 spring fundraising ideas to help you make the most of this lucrative time of year.

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Fundraising

Drive Donations Year-Round With Impact Transparency

The modern donor expects regular communication around your organization’s results and performance. In fact, at Classy, we’ve found that just as fundraising drives impact, so too does impact drive fundraising. 

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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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