Zvi Feiner’s Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought economic hardship to America like nothing since the Great Depression. Tough times mean that social problems that existed before the outbreak are made worse as people struggle to meet basic needs, such as paying rent and buying food.
Although donating to charity is clearly a good thing to do, fewer and fewer people seem to be giving. Many well-meaning people with good intentions stop shot when it's time to write a charitable check, often due to the myths and misunderstandings that surround...
What better time to consider virtual volunteering than now? Many people are isolated in their homes as they wait out COVID-19. While some are working from home, others have nothing productive to do. However, there are still many who need help. So what can be done? It turns out this is an excellent time to reach out to those who are suffering.
At one time, philanthropy was generally a practice only available to the uber-wealthy. Philanthropy generally involved the building of arts or medical buildings or the creation of parks or other public spaces. Today, however, philanthropy is happening more at all income levels and in a new range of ways. Modern-day philanthropists also demand far more for their dollars.
In order to create a successful charitable event, you need to focus on two separate goals. The first goal is making sure that your guests show up. The second goal is maximizing your profits.
There are lots of different philosophies about fundraising. One of the most common centers on transparency. In recent years, many donors have become more savvy about asking where their money goes. With the rise of tools like Charity Navigator, they’re ever more able to see where donations to an organization go. Of course, there’s nothing quite like a personal touch. It’s a good idea for charities to be ready to explain the breakdown of program expenses and how they compare to the charitable work that’s getting done.
Fundraising trends have been rising over the past few years. At the top of 2020, the industry has found itself experiencing important changes, which will continue to develop as the year continues. Because the development and resource advancement field is forever changing, fundraising trends serve as essential staples that will affect the success of nonprofit organizations.
The goal of every not for profit organization is to raise funds for a specific cause with as little overhead costs as possible. Although this may be an oversimplification, the premise is accurate. Nonprofits typically work toward a single common goal and want to be diligent in their approach to spending.
The holiday season is often characterized by hosts of activities, among which include holding social and charity events. As a business, it is an important opportunity that you can utilize to help make a difference in the society. Volunteering your efforts and time, as well as making some donations to go towards charity projects, can help touch people’s lives. There are a variety of different ways on how your business can contribute its time and resources this holiday season.
Corporate philanthropy is an increasingly adopted trend among many small and large businesses. Investing in organization-based charity projects gives businesses an opportunity to enjoy numerous benefits. Businesses have a chance to establish their philanthropy or even partner with existing charity foundations to channel aid to a specific cause. In doing so, businesses get to enjoy multiple benefits, ranging from boosting return on investment to gaining more market exposure.