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How to Thank Your Holiday Campaign Donors

Saying “thank you” is a simple but powerful act. It only takes a moment, yet it’s one of your most important tools for building and …

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United Way Boosts Volunteer Engagement with Galaxy Digital

United Way for Southeastern Michigan serves a large region covering three counties and the city of Detroit. In 2016, it engaged 3,157 volunteers to serve …

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Preparing For Disasters: How Volunteer Organizations Plan for Effective Disaster Response

Disasters strike in every corner of the world, during every season, and on different scales throughout the year. Nonprofit organizations serve as key players during …

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Episodic Giving and the Rise of the ‘Rage Donation’

In an era when charitable giving is as easy as a few clicks and a submit button, it’s hardly a surprise that nonprofits see their …

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Do You Know Enough About Generation Z?

It’d be difficult to work in the philanthropic sphere without hearing about the Millennial generation.They make up over a quarter of the population and have …

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Face of Disaster

In recent years, reports have increasingly linked business success with corporate social responsibility. Corporations are teaming up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before, …

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Using Galaxy Digital’s Connect Sites for Disaster Response

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey touched ground in a rural area of southeast Texas. Over the next four days, parts of Texas received over …

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Incorporating Photovoice Methodolgies Into a Service-Learning Course

Over the past two decades, a new methodology known as photovoice has emerged on the anthropological, documentary, and public-health scenes. More recently, it has been …

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Go Viral With These 5 Content Tips

It seems like a no-brainer: for people to share your nonprofit’s content, you need to create materials they’ll love. When people share your content in …

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Galaxy Digital Announces Partership with OneEach Technologies

We’re thrilled for our clients to know about a project that has been in the works for over a year now: Galaxy Digital has entered …

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Dollars for Doers: Rewarding Socially-Minded Corporate Volunteers

Dollars for Doers is ranked as one of the most successful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs in America, so it’s important that both nonprofits and …

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This Year In Philanthropy: 5 Trends to Watch in 2017

With a decline in individual volunteerism over the past decade, it’s tempting to  think that philanthropy is on the decline. But Americans actually set a …

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Should a nonprofit write press releases? That’s a resounding YES!

Press releases have many benefits. When you publish your press release online or to a dissemination service, you not only boost your SEO through inbound …

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Nonprofit Leadership’s Gender Diversity Problem

Though women make up 75% of the nonprofit workforce, they are underrepresented in top leadership roles. In fact, a joint study by The Women’s College …

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Doing Well By Doing Good: Best Practices for Cause Marketing

Cause-related marketing, or cause marketing is a mutually beneficial marketing relationship between a nonprofit and a business or corporation. In modern times, more and more …

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How Habitat for Humanity Builds Volunteer Relationships

For many years, nonprofit organizations were bolstered by the hard work of loyal, recurring volunteers. People would dedicate significant amounts of time to an organization, …

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Volunteer Recruitment: Strategies for Getting the Volunteers You Need

A nonprofit’s operation often depends on the enthusiastic work of its volunteers. Whether the volunteers provide childcare, help with taxes, or sort in-kind donations, they …

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Strengthening Communities: The “What” and “How” of Service Learning

Service learning has surged in popularity at high school and college campuses across the country. Sharon Shields of Vanderbilt University has boldly stated that service …

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The Benefits of Corporate Partnerships

In recent years, reports have increasingly linked business success with corporate responsibility. This has led corporations to team up with the nonprofit sector more than …

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Corporate Partnerships: A Guide for Nonprofits

Corporations are teaming up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before. Your community’s companies can be a powerful ally to your organization. In fact, …

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