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How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
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How To Measure Social Impact: New Research And Insights

How To Measure Social Impact: New Research And Insights | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
In an interview with Marc J. Epstein, coauthor of the new book titled Measuring and Improving Social Impacts: A Guide for Nonprofits, Companies, and Impact Investors, we discussed the origins of the book, the role of data collection and analysis in measuring impact, contribution versus attribution, and much more. Marc J. [...]
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How to: Register .ngo and .ong Domains for Your Nonprofit or NGO

How to: Register .ngo and .ong Domains for Your Nonprofit or NGO | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Here’s a quick How To to prepare for the .ngo|.ong top level domain launch coming this Summer 2014!
1) Submit an Expression of Interest
Visit globalngo.org and fill out the Expression of Interest form for the .ngo and .ong domain …
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India has 2 million non-profits—and no, that’s not a lot

India has 2 million non-profits—and no, that’s not a lot | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
This week, India's Central Bureau of Investigation said that the country has 2 million non-profit organizations–one for every 600 people. However, many within the non-profit sector believe the figure could be much higher. “The numbers are irrelevant in India, where schools, hospitals, temples and even housing societies could be registered as trusts, societies or non-profits,” said...
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7 Little-Known Tactics to Improve Donor Retention | npENGAGE

7 Little-Known Tactics to Improve Donor Retention | npENGAGE | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
By Claire Axelrad: Lifelong learner, listener, lecturer, lover, e'lucidator of all things philanthropic, passion-forward and peopl-centric. Fundraiser.
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Top U.S. corporations funneled $185 million to political nonprofits

Top U.S. corporations funneled $185 million to political nonprofits | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling in 2010 did not, as some warned, unleash a flood of corporate money directly into elections.
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The Four Horsemen of the Nonprofit Financial Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Nonprofit Financial Apocalypse | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
In 2010, NPQ published this article by Clara Miller, then of the Nonprofit Finance Fund and now of the FB Heron Foundation.
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Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014 | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number ...
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2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Infographic]

2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Infographic] | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
We spent the last month compiling and analyzing the answers from the 2,100+ nonprofit professionals who completed our annual communications trends survey. Now it’s time to officially release the 2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report!
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Lessons from a Fundraising Insider: How our Donor Retention Rates grew to 43% | npENGAGE

Lessons from a Fundraising Insider: How our Donor Retention Rates grew to 43% | npENGAGE | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Over a 5 year period, we've gone from retaining 29% of our donors to 43%.
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Structural Revolution and the Social Sector (SSIR)

Structural Revolution and the Social Sector (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
How field-level strategies could help shift the social sector toward a relentless focus on maximizing impact.
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Meet the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy

Meet the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Too often, the quiet power of female philanthropic leaders is overlooked. Again and again, famous rich men are afforded the lion's share of the credit for big gifts or initiatives actually masterminded by their wives or daughters....
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TEDxBerkeley - Nipun Mehta - Designing For Generosity - YouTube

Nipun Mehta is the founder of ServiceSpace (formerly Charity Focus), an incubator of projects that works at the intersection of volunteerism, technology and ...
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Cracking the Code on Social Impact (SSIR)

Cracking the Code on Social Impact (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
An emerging measurement approach emphasizes the value in standardizing outcomes for the whole social sector.
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Why Do Nonprofit Leaders Get in Their Own Way? | Nell Edgington

Why Do Nonprofit Leaders Get in Their Own Way? | Nell Edgington | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Once you have the courage to admit (to your board, to your donors, to your staff) that you don't know how to do everything, you just might finally get the help you so desperately need....
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How Nonprofts Leverage Social Media to Increase Impact

How Nonprofts Leverage Social Media to Increase Impact | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Key takeaways from my panel discussion on how nonprofits leverage social media to increase impact.
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19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits

19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Without a doubt, 2013 was the year of visual content -- particularly infographics. With tens of millions of brands now tweeting, posting, and sharing content online on a daily basis, to get your me...
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8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
For nonprofit admins that do not have the time to regularly research social media trends, it can be a battle to stay ahead of the learning curve. In addition to the time required to create content ...
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Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Thanks to Microsoft Citizenship Asia Pacific, I've had the great honor to present a series of online fundraising and social media trainings to over three hundred non-governmental organizations (NGO...
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