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Nonprofit board members’ responsibilities aren’t what they used to be

March 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Sara Lundenberger– Director of Fundraising Consulting  In the past, nonprofit board members showed up for three or four meetings a year, attended the annual gala, added the info to their resume and that was it. Oh, how times are different! In the ever-changing environment of the nonprofit sector, board members are now expected to […]

How my brother inspired me to work with nonprofits

March 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Lauryn Rosinski – Marketing and PR account coordinator  When I read the job description for the marketing and PR account coordinator position at Dot Org Solutions, I knew it was the perfect fit for me. This was not because the office was located in the city of Akron, which is full of great food, […]

International Women’s Day 2018 – Celebrating the influence of women

March 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Amy Wong – President  I will never forget the conversation I had with my mom before I left for college. She told me that it was very important for me to get a good education, so I could get a well-paying job and never have to rely on a man to support me financially. […]

Being Loud is Not Enough

February 26th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Jeanine Black – Director of Marketing and PR Services  As an avid music fan, I’ve probably been to between 100-150 live shows, including a few festivals.  My first concert was in 1985. I was in seventh grade and I went to see Cyndi Lauper at Blossom Music Center with a friend, whose sister had […]

How to Achieve Gold Medal Fundraising

February 19th, 2018 (No Comments)

  By Sara Lundenberger – Director of Fundraising Consulting  I am a self-identified Olympics fanatic. I spend hours watching sports I don’t completely understand, but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate the hard work and dedication that goes into each of these disciplines. For two and half weeks, athletes from around the world become famous […]

Data and You: Why organized information is essential to your nonprofit

February 12th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Amy Wong – President  I recently participated as a panelist for a professional development program for our local Association of Fundraising Professionals Chapter. The session, “Data – A Fundraiser’s Best Friend,” focused on the importance of collecting and managing data, and how to use that data to effectively raise money. When I talk about data with […]

Football Meets Philanthropy: What nonprofits can learn from Super Bowl ads

February 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Lauryn Rosinski – Marketing and PR Account Coordinator  You know the drill: You walk into your office the morning after the Super Bowl. Your coworkers are gathered around the water cooler, talking excitedly. After all, they still cannot believe what they saw on television last night. No, they aren’t talking about the game. They […]

Annual fund planning in January – WHAT?!

January 29th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Sara Lundenberger – Director of Fundraising Consulting  You rushed around in November to get an annual fund appeal out the door. I’m guessing that the last thing you want to think about right now is your next annual fund appeal. I mean, you’ve got until November, right?  Wrong. To avoid all that rushing around […]

See You on the Frontlines: A nonprofit consultant’s resolution for a new year

January 22nd, 2018 (No Comments)

By Jeanine Black – Director of Marketing and PR Services One of the main reasons I love where I work and what I do is that we help nonprofits; in fact, we specialize in it and have made it our company’s primary mission to provide thoughtful, honest advice combined with excellent quality work to help nonprofit […]

Four reasons nonprofits should engage millennials

January 15th, 2018 (No Comments)

By Lauryn Rosinski – Marketing and PR Account Coordinator Let’s face it: In this day and age, millennials get a bad rap. I have personally heard the following statements about Generation Y from a variety of demographics: “Millennials are selfish.” “Millennials are lazy and unmotivated.” “Millennials eat too much avocado toast.” While I will admit that […]

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