October 21, 2014

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The charitable face of data: Using big data to enhance nonprofit giving

Harnessing big data to make small changes to the giving process can result in substantial increases in donations because charities appear more appealing and can target the right people, explains Jed Mole with Acxiom.

Special Reports

Trend Spotter: Using social media

Although nonprofits like that social media helps publicize events and reach out to new audiences, many do not have the time, staff or capacity to effectively use and manage social media. The good news is a number of resources can help nonprofits interested in investing in the use of social media. For the full story, click here.

    Focus on North Carolina

    12.18.13 N.C. Nonprofit News

    Wake Technical Community College raises more than $17.5 million in first major gifts campaign, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina appoints new board members, an anonymous donor helps 1,600 Salvation Army Angels, Carolina Diesel Trucks Christmas Convoy delivers Toys for Tots, and more.

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