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A Training Exercise for Board Members


This weeks Movie Monday's Fundraising Video is out!  I've shared it below - enjoy!

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May 31 ,2017

Support Your Volunteers Long After National Volunteer Week is Over

Volunteers serve as the lifeblood of an organization. When getting the most out of your resources, it is important to attend to the needs of your human component. Healthcare workers, social workers, and those in non-profit sectors need the assistance of volunteers to attend to all of the details that keeps an organization running smoothly.

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May 30 ,2017

Casey Foundation Seeks Grant Proposal for Trauma Response Program

The world as we know it has changed and continues to evolve in many ways which are not always positive.  It is sometimes filled with violence and trauma, as evidenced by the recent attacks in Manchester England, but there are things we can do to provide comfort and healing when these events occur.

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May 26 ,2017


Post Trump Stress Disorder

Whatever your political persuasion, if you’re a social worker, you and your constituents will be affected by the policies of the Donald Trump administration.

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May 24 ,2017

Engaging Board Members in Authentic Leadership

Are leaders more engaged by default?  Do you wish your board members were more engaged and committed?

It's Monday and we're glad to present another installment of Movie Monday's fundraising...

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May 22 ,2017


Self-Care Strategies for Nonprofit Professionals

"Pause what you're doing for a moment. Take a deep breath, in and out. Now, take an honest and loving look at yourself. How are you? How are you feeling - literally, how is your body feeling? Are you well rested and energized, or tired, drained, stressed out? Take another breath...Are you living the life you intend, the life that will truly change the world? Or are you slowly destroying yourself in the name of doing good?" - (Gita Gulate-Partee, founder and president of Open Source Leadership Strategies)

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May 19 ,2017

OJJDP-funded Toolkit To Support Law Enforcement Responses to Children Exposed to Violence Released

Yesterday, the OJJDP-funded toolkit, developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Yale Child Study Center, was released in conjunction with Police Week.

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May 18 ,2017

Using facebook to engage more people and raise money

Monday mornings are great with Movie Mondays fundraising video tips.  Check out the latest here:

How do you use facebook to attract more donors and raise money?

In today’s video, John Haydon gives you a simple technique that works like a charm on facebook. He helped a client double their friends and raise more money in the process.

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May 15 ,2017

Non-Verbal's... Read Them and Learn from Them

Posted in | By: Dave Becker


I am very lucky to work with a man who cares more about others than himself.  Being a social worker sitting with 4 developers on a daily basis presents is challenges.  We think and act differently.  We approach problems differently and use different forms of communication.  But a guy I work with can be deep into his own problems or tasks and see what others need.  
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May 12 ,2017

NO Good Deed Will Go Unpunished

Every single night, New York City accommodates more than 60,000 people in its homeless shelters! 24,000 are of these unfortunate people are children! The number of homeless New Yorkers has been rising at an astonishing rate since 2011, recently cresting at 60,939 men, women, and children. This crisis is about to overwhelm the largest city in the United States. What is going on?

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May 09 ,2017

What Makes Up a Good Board of Directors?

This week's Movie Mondays fundraising tip is in!  I've shared it below - enjoy!

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May 08 ,2017

Resurrection... A Public/Private Partnership


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May 02 ,2017

The Changes in Value of Stuff Over Generations

Posted in | By: April Freund
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As a mother of 5 young adults and teens it has amazed me as I have watched the change in attitudes toward the value of “things” that they purchase and use. 

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May 01 ,2017

Major Fundraising Tip:  Make a VISUAL Case..


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May 01 ,2017

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The Top 10 FAMCare FAQ Video Series

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