By: Rich Maiore It’s that time of year again…kids with new haircuts and new backpacks. The smell of sharpened pencils […]
Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, the pioneering crowdfunding nonprofit where anyone can help a classroom in need. At DonorsChoose.org, public school teachers create classroom project requests and donors can choose the projects they want to support. Today, more than two thirds of U.S. public schools have at least one teacher who has created a project request on DonorsChoose.org, and 1.8 million people have donated $360 million to classroom projects reaching 16 million students. Let’s Take 5 with Charles!
Don’t complicate things when developing a strategy for your corporate philanthropy program. Several small changes can lead to big results.
For Momentum continues its Take 5 blog series with Marty Posch, President of Finish Line Youth Foundation. We ask Marty five questions that will help you learn more about Finish Line, the cause community, and Marty himself.
By: Lucy Spratlin, Account Director, For Momentum Corporate development professionals spend the majority of their time and are largely measured on […]
The much-anticipated results of For Momentum’s new Partnership Dynamics survey are in. They validate what many of us feel, but didn’t have the data to support: that every nonprofit organization can improve the collaboration between their national and local offices. And more importantly, data identifying what we can do about it. View the results and implement the remedies.
This past Spring, I released my virtual reality film Women on the Move, made with the poverty-fighting organization CARE and Oculus VR For Good program. After our world premiere at SXSW and leading events including the Skoll World Forum, the film has now been watched by millions online.
Measurement was once an afterthought – a well-meaning, aspirational task on an annual plan. No longer, it has now become a must-have. An absolute necessity in order to clearly demonstrate programmatic effectiveness, fiscal accountability and deliver compelling messages through persuasive data points.
Those of us keeping track of the cause landscape have seen a big shift from corporate philanthropy in previous years towards companies increasingly embracing cause as a legitimate business strategy. It used to be that cause was a nice-to-do charitable endeavor that was driven by a company’s foundation. While the smart people in suits ran the company strategy, the “do-gooders” invested money in the local community.
This week, For Momentum interviews David Hessekiel, President and Founder of Engage for Good (formerly Cause Marketing Forum). We ask […]