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Crowdrise – The Next Big Thing?

Published on January 14, 2011 By Beth Myers

Is Crowdrise the next big thing in Philanthropy?  Ed Norton thinks so.  I am a big fan of Ed’s.  I not only love his movies, but I also love that he “gets it” when it comes to activism and philanthropy.  It officially launched in May of 2010. I know what you are thinking – “Beth [...]

Foundation $ Looking Better.

Published on December 21, 2010 By Beth Myers

You may have already seen the report from The Foundation Center, Moving Beyond the Economic Crisis.  I am a little behind in my reading, because I was devoted to studying for my final.  I got an A in the course, thanks for asking.  So what could be better than my grade…………? The key findings of [...]

Brilliant!

Published on November 30, 2010 By Beth Myers

As usual, I spent part of my morning reading the wires to see what I should suggest my nonprofit friends read.  Wow, if you have not yet read Dan Pallotta’s blog post in the Harvard Business Review “Our Ineffectiveness at Measuring Effectiveness” make sure you do soon.  Dan discusses some very key points about how [...]

Tired of Fundraising?

Published on November 10, 2010 By Beth Myers

If you are tired of fundraising and are ready to change the way you do business, then you need to read this blog series by Nell Edgington,  Financing Not Fundraising: A Social Velocity Blog Series.  Nell Edgington is President of the firm Social Velocity and writes a blog.  I found her series on a new way to [...]

Back from the East

Published on November 8, 2010 By Beth Myers

Sorry for my lack of blog postings last week.  I was in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania house and kid-sitting for my brother and sister-in-law.  They live in a very small town, and they have no family nearby.  They each had professional conferences out of town and they needed me to, and I quote my brother here, “provide [...]