Fundraising

Running a successful national fundraising campaign

Written By: Kari Kiel
September 19, 2012

Organizing a national fundraising event involving multiple local chapters can be a logistics nightmare. Here's how online fundraising software can help.

Let’s work together: The potential for cross-sectoral collaboration

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 17, 2012

Is cross-sectoral collaboration a realistic approach to solving real world problems?

Game On II: Games for do-gooders

Written By: Jaime Woo
September 13, 2012

Check out how nonprofits are using online games and see why they are successful.

For the public good: The pros and cons of going pro bono

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 10, 2012

Is pro bono work too good to be true?

How crowdsourcing can help your nonprofit

Written By: Soha El-Borno
September 6, 2012

Crowdsourcing can help you harness the crowd to increase awareness, cultivate new volunteers, gather information and even get work done—all for a minimal investment. How can you put it to work for you?

Fundraising Q&A: Approaching small businesses for support

Written By: Cynthia J. Armour
August 29, 2012

How do you approach a corporate giving strategy if you're based in a community without a large corporate presence?

Don’t call me, I’ll call you: Canada's "do not call" legislation

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
August 28, 2012

What does the law have to say about telefundraising calls?

A penny for your cause

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
July 27, 2012

The penny's days may be numbered in Canada, but charities are taking advantage of every last one.

22 high impact, low cost social media opportunities for nonprofits

Written By: Brad Aronson
July 26, 2012

Follow these tips to get the most out of social media.

Fundraising Q&A: Strengthening corporate investment

Written By: Cynthia J. Armour
July 25, 2012

What's the best way to strengthen your charity's approach to corporations?

Social Finance Week: The unexpected venture capitalist

Written By: Susan Fish
July 20, 2012

Mission-related investing can offer organizations new partners whose values and work aligns with their own.

Social Finance Week: Investing in impact

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
July 19, 2012

The idea of impact investing is gaining momentum. What’s all the fuss about?

Forward Thinking: Why taking out a loan may benefit your nonprofit

Written By: Brock Smith
July 18, 2012

A profile of the Community Forward Fund, an Ontario organization that makes loans and arranges financing for Canadian nonprofits and charities.

CharityVillage LIVE: Nonprofits running businesses

Written By: CharityVillage
July 18, 2012

This CharityVillage LIVE Conversation discusses the nuts and bolts of nonprofits running businesses.

Social Finance Week: We're in business!

Written By: Susan Fish
July 17, 2012

A conversation with Derek Gent of the Vancity Community Foundation on the topic of nonprofits running businesses.

Social Finance Week: A profile of a social enterprising nonprofit -- Social Capital Partners

Written By: Susan Fish
July 17, 2012

Social Capital Partners is an innovative example of a nonprofit that has aligned its business with its charitable purposes.

Social Finance Week: The nuts and bolts of charities and nonprofits running a business

Written By: Susan Fish
July 17, 2012

In 1996, Family Services of Greater Vancouver set up a social enterprise business to provide mentoring and development opportunities for homeless youth in Vancouver.

Social Finance Week: Social Finance 101

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
July 15, 2012

An introduction to the world of social finance.

CharityVillage LIVE: Christmas in July

Written By: CharityVillage
July 13, 2012

The CharityVillage LIVE Conversation features Leah Eustace from Good Works.

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells … it’s Christmas in July!

Written By: Leah Eustace
July 9, 2012

It's never too early to start thinking about your Christmas fundraising campaigns.

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