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2020 Impact Giving Tuesday Donations

Giving back is an amazing feeling! Especially this year, with so many people around the world struggling, Impact is proud to continue our tradition of making a donation in the name of every member of our staff. Each Impact team … more

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It’s almost time. Are you ready for #GivingTuesday?

Giving Tuesday is an annual day of giving held on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Following traditional days of spending, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is focused on giving back. As we say goodbye to a difficult year, … more

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Silver and Gold . . . Impact Wins Two MAXIS

We’re proud to share that Impact won a Gold MAXI award for our work with World Wildlife Fund on their Partners in Conservation mid-level program. This beautiful, high-touch invitation package achieved a 30% increase in response rate and inspired five … more

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Donor-Advised Funds: Tips to Move DAF Money to Your Charity

They are the best of funds. They are the worst of funds. But either way, they are here to stay. Donor-advised funds are embraced by donors and often maligned by the non-profit industry for hoarding money intended for charitable purposes. … more

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Field Building – What Is It? And Why Should You Care?

I first heard the term ‘field building’ when reading Stanford Social Innovation Review and appreciate their efforts to study and report on this and many topics of importance to the nonprofit community. Authors Taz Hussein, Matt Plummer, and Bill Breen … more

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Celebrating #GivingTuesday 2019

It’s time once again for one of the Impact team’s most treasured traditions. Each member of our staff selected a nonprofit with an amazing mission to receive one of Impact’s #GivingTuesday donations. Here are the organizations we’re celebrating this year, … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Donors Invest in Ideas

“Donors don’t give to institutions. They invest in ideas and people in whom they believe.” -G.T. Smith     Photo credit: Delta News Hub Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license

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Fundraising Fraud – Presidential Style

“The New York attorney general filed suit against President Trump and his three eldest children Thursday, alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the president’s personal charity, saying Trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit organization.” As a lifelong fundraiser, it is always distressing … more

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4 Quick Tips from Planned Giving Days

As always, the Impact Team learned a lot at Planned Giving Days last week. We wanted to share a few of our top takeaways for anyone helping their donors make an impact through planned gifts: We all know that Baby … more

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Fire Up Your Fundraising Copy: A Master Class with Kathy Swayze

Are you frustrated with the lack of passion in your appeals? Not getting the results you need from your mailings and emails? Struggling with messaging for your upcoming capital campaign? Join Kathy Swayze for her half-day master class Fire Up Your Fundraising Copy, … more

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