Tired of Giving Rubber Chicken Dinners to Raise Money?

Back by popular demand! RECESSION PROOF RESOURCES: How SMART Nonprofits Partner with Businesses - a nonprofit teleseminar program. If you are concerned about the impact of a tight economy on your ability to get needed resources for your nonprofit, join me for my four-part nonprofit teleseminar series, RECESSION PROOF RESOURCES: How SMART Nonprofits Partner with

10 Challenges Businesses Have Working with Nonprofits

I interviewed thought leaders from 50 companies for my new book, Business Giving Strategies, due out this fall.  One questions which I asked everyone during the interviews was if they had experienced any challenges working with nonprofit organizations and if so, what were they.  The following is a list of ten of the challenges that

Sage Hospitality Rewards Volunteers

The Denver Post (Friday July 24th, 2009) had an article "Sage offers deals to do-gooders" by Steve Raabe.  Sage Hospitality Resources is currently offering a "Give a Day, Get a Night" promotion.  Volunteer for a 501c3 and give 8 hours of community service and you can get a complimentary night stay or 50% discount on

Strike a Pose Promotion

In last Thursday's Denver Post, StyleFile Column had a story, "Strike a Pose."  Upscale women's retailer, Mariel, on Larimer Square in downtown Denver, is teaming up with 303 Magazine and Volunteers of America for a promotion in which a $50 donation to VOA gives you a portrait on a commemorative magazine cover and refreshments, entertainment and

Recession Proof Giving Webinar

Here is the recorded webinar that I did on Recession Proof Giving.  Please feel free to listen at your convenience.  https://bnconnections.webex.com/bnconnections/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=28607557&rKey=ABD368EE9ACB6E1E.

Safety Book Supports Safety Charities

I heard Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone, speak at Mark Victor Hansen's MegaSpeaking Empire a few weeks ago.  He gave a great presentation during which he mentioned his business networking site, the Greenlight Community.  The site states "We are a global community of entrepreneurs and professionals who believe that our relationships drive our success

Facebook Group: Business Philanthropy – Do Good AND Do Well

The whole social media thing is mind boggling to me!  I did not pay much attention initially because it seemed more social as opposed to business oriented.  Now I am hearing about the business applications all the time!  So...I spent a lot of time this week trying to figure out Facebook and Twitter as ways to

Peaberry Coffee Supports Socially Conscious Coffee

Peaberry Coffee (a Colorado gourmet coffee shop chain) on 2nd Avenue in Denver's Cherry Creek,  is one of my favorite remote office locations - a Big Joe nonfat cappuccino while working on the computer is great!  In the past week, they have put up four new posters in the shop announcing their partnership with Socially Conscious

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