Category: All Laced Up

  • Activating Activists Around Your Cause

    Everybody Counts. This little activist lives with me. by Ellisha Caplan There’s no shortage of outrage and activism these days. Take one look on Facebook,Twitter or the front page of your favorite news outlet, and chances are you’ll find one or two or ten immediate reasons to call your State Senator, write a letter to […]

  • All the News That’s Fit to Print: Creating Great Newsletters

      by Jennifer Steinberg Whether it’s an e-newsletter or an old school mailed version, sending regular updates to your supporters is a critical part of any organization’s communications strategy. Sitting down to create or redo a newsletter can feel like a daunting task but if you keep the following in mind, you’ll see how quickly […]

  • “Office-keeping” Tips for the New Year: Making a Resolution to Get Organized

    With the holidays over and the December rush becoming a distant memory, I find January to be a great month for not only making resolutions but for also doing some “house cleaning”. I try to organize my files, gather paperwork for taxes, sort through clothes, toys and books and put aside ones to donate. That […]

  • From Social Media to Memory

    First the unfortunate news, as a small nonprofit, the chances of going “viral” in the traditional sense are unlikely. The good news is that there are lessons to take away from the most successful social media campaigns that can help your organization use social media to lead your supporters to action. Looking at lists of […]

  • Master Class

    Among the highlights of my undergraduate and graduate years were the small, focused seminar classes on history that yielded great discussions with professors and classmates. There I also refined my academic focus and learned research methodologies. An added bonus was the friendships that blossomed. These seminars strengthened my studies while building a community of colleagues. […]

  • All Laced Up: Think You’re Cut Out For Fundraising? Take This Quiz

    1) Are you passionate about the cause? If the answer is yes, you’re on the right track. Source: All Laced Up: Think You’re Cut Out For Fundraising? Take This Quiz

  • All Laced Up: Think You’re Cut Out For Fundraising? Take This Quiz

    Question 1 1) Are you passionate about the cause? If the answer is yes, you’re on the right track.

  • 5 Simple Tips

    Securing Corporate Support By Lynn Calder As a nonprofit, you try and secure a variety of funding from different sources. Sponsorships from corporations and businesses make for a great partnership—with added benefits of marketing exposures from your nonprofit for the sponsor. Securing sponsorships is no easy task. In every community large corporations and small businesses […]

  • All Laced Up – Why do you give?

    Why Do You Give? Getting to the heart of the matter By Ellisha Caplan About a month ago was the largest fundraising day of the year for the Jewish Federation of Delaware, a cause that is near and d… Source: All Laced Up – Why do you give?

  • All Laced Up – Why do you give?

    Why Do You Give? Getting to the heart of the matter By Ellisha Caplan About a month ago was the largest fundraising day of the year for the Jewish Federation of Delaware, a cause that is near and dear to my heart.  I went to a phoning session to make calls and ask past supporters […]