501(c)3 News for Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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  • Rockefeller launches funder collaborative to fill global data gaps
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

    Launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, Google.org, and Canada's International Development Research Centre, the Lacuna Fund will support efforts to create, expand, and/or maintain datasets with the goal of addressing gaps and reducing bias in "training" data used in machine learning....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Wyss Foundation awards $5 million to Children's Orthopaedic Center
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Matt Sinclair) - Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

    The center will use the funds to make capital improvements, increase access to urgent orthopedic trauma care, and buttress support for experts in the care of fractures, orthopedic trauma injuries, and hand and upper-extremity disorders....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Open Society commits $220 million to empower Black communities
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

    The commitment includes five-year grants totaling $150 million to Black-led justice organizations and $70 million in support of efforts to advance racial justice by reimagining public safety, strengthening civic engagement, promoting racial healing, and improving labor conditions for workers of color....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • Fourth class of Harvard City Leadership Initiative announced
    By webmaster@philanthropynewsdigest.org (Kyoko Uchida) - Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

    With mayors playing a central role in driving the social and economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, this year's program will focus on the skills needed to respond to emerging challenges, with an emphasis on equity....

    Source: Philanthropy News Digest (PND)
  • A Day in the Life of a Quarantined Nonprofit Communicator – Punita Khanna
    By Kristina Leroux, COO and Community Engagement Manager - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    Here is another submission for our Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Quarantine Edition. Let’s see how everyone else is doing out there adapting. Punita’s Bio: My name is Punita Khanna and I am Director of Community Relations for Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. In this capacity, I build relationships…

    Source: Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog
  • Nonprofit Donor Management: 4 Awesome Best Practices
    By Jordan Faircloth - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    Proper donor management is the key to effective fundraising. When you have accessible data about your donors that is stored well and easy to sift through, your nonprofit will have the tools you need in order to build relationships with those supporters.  Relationships, now more than ever, are key to lucrative fundraising strategies. Some donors

    The post Nonprofit Donor Management: 4 Awesome Best Practices appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com.

    Source: The Fundraising Coach
  • A Guide to Fundraising in the New Normal
    By Pat Farrell - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    This ebook is a collection of resources to see your mission through COVID-19. The guide offers advice from nonprofit peers, as well as the strategies, tools, and templates to bring you closer than ever to your donor community, even while you’re apart. Get your copy now!

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • U.S. Community Foundations Have Mobilized More Than $1B to Help Nonprofits Address COVID-19
    By Staff Writer - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    An unprecedented effort by U.S. community foundations to help those impacted by COVID-19 has now mobilized more than $1 billion to support on-the-ground efforts by nonprofits.

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • “Noticeable Gaps” in Schools’ Reopening Plans, Warns CDC Internal Document
    By Sofia Jarrin-Thomas - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    Despite attempts to muffle the CDC’s advice on reopening schools, their guidance is out where local governments and parents can consider it, and it’s far from reassuring.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Oklahoma Is Indian Country, Says SCOTUS—Now What?
    By Erin Rubin - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    The Supreme Court says half of Oklahoma is Indian country. In a historic ruling, the court affirmed the Five Tribes’ historic claim to land given them over a century ago.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Libraries Face Reopening Dilemma as Pandemic Escalates
    By Drew Adams - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    Despite an enormous need for their services, libraries struggle with reopening to the public as COVID-19 cases skyrocket across the US.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
  • A Monthly Giving How-To: Update Your Monthly Receipt Emails
    By Erica Waasdorp - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    If you have a monthly giving program, chances are your processor sends a gift confirmation email every month. What happens when, what the receipt looks like and how much you can control depends on the system.

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • The shockingly high cost of "resting" donors after they give
    By Jeff Brooks - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    One of the most costly and destructive fundraising myths is the belief that when donors give, you must let them "rest" from their exertions by not asking them again for some period of time. That is demonstrably bad strategy. You can prove it for yourself, by doing what this post at the Better Fundraising Blog does: Please Don't 'Rest' Your Donors. I urge you to look at the post, because it one easy-to-read spreadsheet to demonstrate one of the most important and dependable truths about donors: The more recently a donor has given, the more likely they are to give...

    Source: Future Fundraising Now
  • St. Labre Catch-Up Campaign Wins a Gold MAXI Award
    By Staff Writer - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    When natural disaster strikes, donations spike. But what if a series of disasters in a different part of the country directly affects your donor base and your fundraising efforts? This was the question St. Labre School faced when planning its next campaign.

    Source: NonProfitPRO
  • Ideas Arrangements Effects: Systems Design and Social Justice
    By Jason Schneiderman - Monday Jul 13, 2020

    This important article takes on the enormous power for remaking the future contained in the design and daily practice frames of our work.

    Source: Nonprofit Quarterly

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