Monthly Archives: March 2017

#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: What are we busy about?

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? –  Henry David Thoreau     Photo Credit: Petre Birlea Save

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Giving Liberates the Soul

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” -Maya Angelou     Photo credit: © Ingrid Taylar. Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license. Save Save Save Save Save

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for

“A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back— but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you” -Marian Wright Edelman, Founder, Children’s Defense Fund … more

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What Do We Say Now? 5 Tips for Nonprofit Messaging in the Trump Era

At Impact, we talk to a lot of nonprofit folks about messaging. And for many of our clients, things have been a little challenging since last November. Sure, there are the nonprofits like ACLU (who we’re proud to partner with), … more

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When Times Are Tough, Tell It Like It Is

Sometimes, it pays to be transparent with your donors. The American Psychological Association Practice Organization, an Impact client, has had fewer members in the past years, creating a smaller landscape for fundraising. We helped them craft an appeal letter that … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Stories Matter

“Stories matter. Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people, but stories can also repair that broken … more

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