Monthly Archives: April 2013

My First Earth Day

I was teaching English in junior high school in New Orleans on the first Earth Day in 1970.  My classroom was on the ground floor, with a door leading directly into a yard.  So, on Earth Day I took each … more

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Low Overhead Results Won’t Change the World

As someone who has worked in nonprofit fundraising for over 25 years, I have strong feelings about a few things.  And nothing gets my blood boiling more than when the media and other ‘watchdogs’ criticize nonprofit organizations for overhead costs, … more

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#13NTC Key Takeaways

I went to the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis last week wearing two hats:  First, as someone working with nonprofits to help them tell their stories more effectively to raise more funds for their important work.  And second, as … more

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