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Howard University Seeks Justice

We are so proud to work with Howard University as they lead the charge for real change. Howard has deep-seated roots as a leader in the fight for social and racial justice. As our nation begins deeper conversations about racism, Howard’s … more

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Five Tips to Make the Most of Online Conferences

With the upcoming Bridge Conference (July 16) and many other fundraising/nonprofit events moving online, the team at Impact Communications has learned a few tricks to make the most of these events while attending from home.     Minimize distractions. Yes, … more

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The Capital Area Food Bank Provides Food and Hope

Impact is honored and humbled to work with the Capital Area Food Bank. For 40 years, the food bank has provided meals to residents across the DC region who are experiencing food insecurity. During the pandemic, the Capital Area Food … more

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The Black Grassroots Are Strong

Washington, DC has been at the center of so many battles to achieve our nation’s highest aspiration: liberty and justice for all. Over the past few days, we have watched and learned from the courageous Black activists here in our city … more

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” – Seth Godin                  

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Will Foundations and DAF Donors Dig Deeper?

More than $120 billion is currently sitting in donor-advised funds in this country. And that total has been growing rapidly over the past few years. With more donors concerned about the stability of their personal finances due to the COVID-19 … more

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, … more

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Lessons Learned from the Great Recession

“This is one of those all-hands-on-deck moments where we absolutely need to engage everyone, whether they are able to give 50 cents or $50 million.” – David Saltzman, 2009, Former Executive Director, The Robin Hood Foundation We don’t know the … more

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” –Maya Angelou                

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Connecting with Peers in a Crisis

Many nonprofits are already seeing the effects of the pandemic on their fundraising efforts. Whether or not your organization is serving on the frontlines of the crisis, these are uncharted waters for everyone. As the situation evolves, it’s becoming increasingly … more

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