Latest Posts by Ellie Burke

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Fundraising

23 of the Best Fundraising Ideas for Growth

While it takes a concerted effort to grow an organization, there are many ways to expand that don’t involve new hires or back-breaking investments. To help you identify your next fundraising win, here’s a list of relatively low-lift tactics that drive high-lift results.

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Fundraising

13 Ways Working at a Nonprofit Is like Star Wars [GIFs]

Working at a nonprofit is hard. You need to do whatever it takes to stay positive and optimistic in your quest. Some days, that means taking a good look at yourself in the mirror and seeing yourself for what you really are: a nonprofit Jedi Master.

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Fundraising

Facebook Fundraising: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

To help your organization understand the tools available through Facebook and think through how to best weave them into your strategy, we outline the available opportunities, potential concerns to consider, and how to develop a well-rounded approach.

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Fundraising Ideas

7 Fall Fundraising Ideas Inspired by Football

Your nonprofit can look to your favorite football teams for fundraising inspiration this fall. The key is to identify activities people know and love and consider how to creatively add opportunities to give back.

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Leadership, Management, & Culture

QUIZ: What Kind of Leader Are You?

What kind of leader are you? Take this quiz to find out which leadership styles you tend to employ, who your leadership counterpoint is, and what you can learn from it all.

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Marketing

17 Beautiful Mother’s Day Quotes

It can be hard to find the words to explain how much your mom means to you, so we compiled 17 beautiful quotes about mothers to help inspire you. Read these touching quotes and then let your mom know that you love her.

Fundraising

3 Elements of Effective Storytelling in Marketing

When you effectively use storytelling in your marketing efforts, you have the power to inspire large audiences to make powerful changes. Use these three elements to bring your stories to life and connect with supporters’ emotions.

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