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        Food Revolution. The folks at Brain Pickings found a bunch of vintage nutrition posters in the national archives with such advice as don’t overcook vegetables. Such common sense has been drowned out by profit seekers. But fear not, the revolution is underway, and Food Tank has compiled a list of 40 organizations that are shaking up […]

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Millennials and Nonprofits

Engaging Millennials

By Stephen Bailey Engaging Millennials? Be creative! Millennials are people born between (loosely) 1980 and 2000 (so now they’re between 14 and 33). Also called Generation Y, they’re the children of the baby boomers. If your organization wants to involve them, you may learn from a couple of web sites at Washington University (WashU) in […]

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Nonprofit Marketing book

Nonprofit Marketing Books (part 2)

      As I mentioned last week, I’ve used two excellent books in my nonprofit marketing class at the Clinton School of Public Service. If you’re responsible for this area in your organization, you should read both. The second is The Nonprofit Marketing Guide by Kivi Leroux Miller. The book grew out of a […]

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Nonprofit Helps 8

    Rosa Parks was born 100 years ago this week. When that bus driver told her to move back to make room for a white passenger, she was ready. For more than a decade, she’d been active in registration campaigns and in the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP. She was also incredibly connected to many […]

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Nonprofit Helps 6

      Check out the 20 Top Insights for Making Ideas Happen from 2012 from Behance. Insights from how Obama Gets Things Done to Why Boredom is Good for Your Creativity. Some helpful videos. And finally, a few favorite tweets from 2012, including this: “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people […]

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Flywheel your Nonprofit

          Chances that you’ll soon find a way to raise giant sums for your cause are slim. Your chances over time to find a way to raise giant sums are actually good — if you keep at it. And one best ways to think long term is the flywheel, a concept from […]

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