Why nonprofit organizations shouldn’t use Dropcash

Dropcash is a simple tool that tracks donation amounts for someone raising money.  It uses Paypal and is very easy to set up.  The only direct costs that the fundraiser will incur is the fee to Paypal. Nonprofits and Software providers can learn a lot form its simplicity but nonprofits should not direct their own … Read more

Inspiration

this helped when I was feeling overwhelmed. Lines from Dodgeball the Movie…goofy but pretty funny.  This is towards the end when Peter LaFleur, played by Vince Vaughn, decides to abandon his team at the ADAA (American Dodgeball Association of America) tournament.  Lo and behold, he runs into Lance Armstrong at the airport as he was … Read more

Software as a Service for Nonprofits – Pros and Cons

Here’s a great powerpoint presentation by Forrester Research on the pros and cons of “Software as a Service.”  Download it to your computer and view outside of your browser since IE inexplicably and frequently still craps out when opening Office documents.  http://www.forrester.com/Events/Content/0,5180,-1096,00.ppt Subscribing to software vs. managed hosting or purchasing software has a ton of … Read more

What the hell am I doing?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. For me, there’s definitely a higher sense of purpose than the paycheck. For me it’s about incentives. I need to know that what I’m doing matters to those that are important to me. More specifically, do the results of my labor positively impact those nearest and dearest … Read more

Corporate responsibility: saving the world one suit at a time

This is an interesting site featuring news, ideas, and open-ended questions on corporate responsibility. With the increasing attention paid to the importance and benefits of socially responsible businesses, the nonprofit world is sitting on a goldmine of opportunities. This site provides some useful information on, as well as valuable insights into, this area from a … Read more

Increase your matching gifts with an online service

Follow the link below to a service that allows your online donors to search if their company provides matching gifts. It’s something that can easily be incorporated into a donation form or within a thank you email. Good idea… http://matchinggifts.com/ OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES SWEET! software promotes our client’s brand and vision. We craft to the … Read more