Why are most graffiti illegible? Actually, they aren't -- to their primary audience. That audience is not you. You have nothing to do with the message. Graffiti are about the people who write them. It's a proclamation: I was here. You and I don't care that this particular young vandal was there. Show More Summary
Michelle Kennedy, a millennial mom, created a matchmaking app just for mothers, a venture many VCs thought had no market. When Michelle Kennedy set out to secure funding for Peanut, a Bumble-like app she’d developed for connecting new moms, she had good reason to be optimistic. Show More Summary
I’ll admit to being blown away by Roger’s post yesterday, Are Your Fundraising Proceeds Insured? He was discussing the issue of whether nonprofits could insure against lost fundraising returns due to ‘business interruption’ — in this case, interruption due to hurricane damage. A concept I’ve never thought about. And the answer seems to be ‘Yes’, […]
The Republican Governors Association has entered the race to succeed term-limited Gov. Chris Christie with an ad taking aim at Democrat Phil Murphy. Murphy is leading in polls and fundraising … Click to Continue »
The South Carolina high-schoolers have since been reprimanded.
Amidst aggressive fundraising to support his reelection, the wealthiest president in American history is tapping the Republican National Committee and his campaign to pay Russia-related lawyer fees.
(Portland, OR) – For the past fourteen years Laurelwood Brewing has partnered with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to raise... read post The post Laurelwood Brewing’s Dine Out to Wipe Out Cancer Fundraiser appeared first on The Full Pint - Craft Beer News.
last year we did some fundraising for a homeless shelter that accepts men and women, couples, and dogs. When my step-father was sick (he’s the one i call Mr. Cinnamon Toast in podcasts), he asked that his clothes be donated to a few charities, and this special homeless shelter was one. he also had a […]
In the #KTKC2017 fundraising challenge, team standings as of September 19 are: Team Dragon is way out in front, Team JBro is in second, Team AmboDriver is in third, and Team BWall is in fourth. None of those numbers count the donations to Hurricane Harvey charities. So go donate, folks! It’s for a good cause!
I believe that the most common reason for fundraising ineffective fundraising is that the fundraisers fail to reach out to donors. They make it about themselves instead. Which is boring. And rude, frankly. And doesn't work, Here areShow More Summary
No, "Poke for Pups" is not about feeding poke to your dog, thank goodness. Instead, Aloha Poke will be popping up today in the lobby of the recently completed River Point building (444 W. Lake St.), from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Considering that the rapidly expanding company helped launch the poke craze...
Patreon upgrades content creation from a passion to a profession by paying artists 95% of subscription payments from fans instead of 55% of skimpy ad revenue like Facebook and YouTube. Now Patreon itself is getting paid with today’s official announcement of the big series C funding round TechCrunch broke news of last week. Show More Summary
This morning I’m wondering how many nonprofits in Houston and Florida had their fundraising proceeds protected from the ravages of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma by insurance. Frankly, until yesterday this wasn’t a question that would occur to me in a 100 years. But then I received a note from my friend Chuck Longfield, the Chief […]
For four decades a weekend festival has been a fundraiser for San Antonio Catholic Church ministries’ work with families, children and the community. Over the weekend crowds helped yet again raise money by attending the church’s 40th annual Fiesta, which transforms the Anaheim Hills campus into a community carnival. Families were entertained by rides and […]
Two former Oklahoma lawmakers are spearheading a fundraising effort to build a Bill of Rights monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state Capitol. Ex-Republican state Rep. Gary Banz and … Click to Continue »
Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Click the banner to contribute to the Comics Curmudgeon. Details here. Faithful readers, we interrupt our usual programming for this important message: it’s time for the Comics Curmudgeon Fall 2017 Fundraiser! For more than ten years (!) now, I’ve subbed for Josh to keep […]
Xenia Rubinos, Emily Reo, Harkin, Worriers (solo), Pill, and GDFX are also among the week-long lineup of shows. Continue reading…
On a gorgeous if humid Saturday this past weekend, the Vendy Awards crowned the best in mobile food vending, surrounded by the leafy trees and stately buildings of Governors Island. For the 13th year, the fundraiser for the Street Vendor...Show More Summary
How do you find a great story to tell in your fundraising? Well, you look for a story that's dramatic, simple, and a clear picture of the need or opportunity your organization exists to address. Easy? Not really. The right story can be hard to find. Show More Summary
All eyes were on Deidre Pujols as she stepped up to the podium to share her inspiration behind creating Open Gate International. Pujols is CEO of the nonprofit, started this year, and wife to Angels first baseman Albert Pujols. “Burdens are a blessing because they propel us to do something,” said Deidre Pujols. “That something […]