Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that “integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities.” Today, it has reached classrooms from kindergarten through college and beyond. But it got off the ground in the early ‘90s, which means that Millennials and service learning came of age together.
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.
Mission and vision statements are pretty standard for nonprofit organizations. But their creation and revision over time can challenge even the most effective nonprofit managers. SHOESTRING: the nonprofit's agency shows that answering a few questions and sticking to a simple formula should make the process easier.
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.
MicroGiving MicroGiving is a crowd funding website that lets you raise money online to fund a project, cause or entrepreneurial idea.
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