30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

November 4, 2016
The National Retail Federation estimates that U.S. households will spend an average of $935.58 this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good. By shopping at any of the 30 online stores listed below, conscious and ethical consumers

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

November 3, 2016
For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts

How to Create a Twitter Moment for Your Nonprofit

October 23, 2016
Twitter Moments as defined by Twitter are curated tweets collected into a story. First launched in October 2015 in partnership with a select few media partners, as of September 29 all Twitter users can now create Moments. For nonprofits active on Twitter, Moments are new way to showcase

A Day Trip to The Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

October 22, 2016
An Instagram Photo and Video Essay by Heather Mansfield For many years I’ve wanted to visit The Hague, Netherlands. ?? Known as the International City of Peace and Justice, there are more than 160 NGOs in Den Haag working to make the world a better place. I was in

How to Redirect Your New .NGO Domain to Your .ORG Website

October 18, 2016
Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains. Unlike the .ORG domain which can be bought and used by any brand or individual, the new .NGO domain is only available for

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

October 11, 2016
The technology to donate online was launched in the late 1990’s and through a process of trial and error NGOs have slowly been able to build donor’s confidence in the technology and grow their online donor database. Today online donations make up an average of 7-10% of

HOW TO: Calculate Your Nonprofit’s Organic Reach on Facebook

October 9, 2016
According to Facebook, organic reach is the total number of unique people who are shown your post(s) in their News Feed through unpaid distribution and although Facebook Insights provide a lot of useful data about your fans and reach (organic and paid), the one critical piece of data