Trends for Nonprofit Leaders in 2019: Legislative Brands

Each one of us fosters a core truth — a passion that inspires us to take meaningful action. For years, philanthropy has had the sole responsibility of facilitating those desires to create positive change. A decade ago, the idea that brands needed to engage in political activism to maintain or increase sales would have humored marketers. In 2019, giving back has become a cross-sector responsibility. Continue reading

Creating a More Equitable World: Day Two of #SECF49

Day two of the SECF 49th Annual Meeting was a day of reflection for philanthropy.

As the demand for more diversity, equity and inclusion in philanthropy increases, we had the opportunity to attend a handful of insightful sessions that left us hopeful about the future of philanthropy. Continue reading

Building a Movement: Connecting One by One

Mother Teresa once said, “If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”

Research shows that this ideology is common among donors. It’s why organizations campaign to “adopt a child” for the holidays, and why crowdfunding has become a preferred form of giving. Continue reading

Connecting With the Next Generation of Philanthropists

Before modern society, human survival was dependent on our ability to connect with our communities and work together toward a common goal. When resources were scarce and foraging for food was a necessary task, our ancestors knew that working together was the only way to continue. This is why they came together to form tribes. Continue reading

A Crafty Way to Connect

Years of working with the social sector has taught us that creating deep, meaningful connections is the key to powerful messaging. It is our core belief and our mission as communicators. We want to change our world – one connection at a time. Continue reading