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Engaging the Elusive Tech Millennial Donor

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This post is part of our 2016 blog series, The Changing Faces of Philanthropy in the Northwest. All year long we’ll be exploring how the profound changes and contrasts in our […]

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Donors who feel “warm glow” give more

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You may have heard this recent story on NPR about how humanitarian groups were receiving fewer donations to fight Ebola than expected. It went on to share some fascinating research […]

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Make Your Volunteers Happy (and Generous!)

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Over the last year, I participated in monthly group volunteer projects at different nonprofits. I’ve been surprised by when I left projects feeling happy versus just ambivalent. For example, despite […]

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The Psychology of Volunteerism

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In the fundraising profession, a typical week involves interacting with all types of volunteers, including board members, development committee members, interns, or other individuals who have generously contributed their time to help us achieve our goals and further our missions.

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Introducing the Next Generation of High Capacity Donors

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A recent study from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21/64 sought to learn more about who is the next generation of major donors.

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