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The Under-tapped Midlevel

Nonprofit organizations around the world have a variety of giving programs — mostly focused on major gifts and midlevel donations — but that still leaves money on the table. 

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Humble leadership

In a recent article by the Harvard Business Review, leaders were advised to pay more attention to their team’s assets and less on their own power within the organization. 

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New Ways to Fundraise

Many nonprofits seem to be experiencing losses and a decline in donor support. To address this issue, nonprofits need to implement lasting solutions to fundraising.

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Raising More with Artificial Intelligence

Nonprofit fundraising is starting to reap the benefits of the amazing efficiency improvements that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is enabling. AI will not replace fundraisers, but rather make them more successful.

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To Unplug or Not Unplug

With summer vacations just around the corner, it’s time to ask the ever-important work-life balance question: Should I completely refrain from reading or writing email while I’m away from the office? 

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