Dana Ostomel

Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift.com, a crowdfunding platform that allows anyone to easily create an online fundraising campaign for any organizational, school or personal need. Whether you're a nonprofit or school looking to get into crowdsourced fundraising, or an individual looking to raise... (continued)

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How to Manage Social Media During Your Summer Vacation

Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your summer vacation is how many social media managers relax and recharge. No doubt yours will be a well-earned respite from noisy newsfeed and notifications. But do you know what to do with your nonprofit’s social media presence while you're gone?

This free webinar will... (continued)

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8 Techniques to Raise Money for your Non-Profit using Social Media

For nonprofits, email fundraising is a strategy in decline.

According to recent M+R Benchmark research, response rates for email fundraising have dropped by 12 percent since 2013. Response rates for email advocacy dropped by 18 percent in the same time period.

Every quarter, it becomes more and... (continued)

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Started 2015-01-31T22:00:00ZSaturday, January 31, 2015 at 10:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour

What are the top Nonprofit Trends for 2015?
A perennial winner: Learning from others!

This year, our intrepid Twitter reporters will be LIVE tweeting from various events to share ideas to inspire others.

On the itinerary today:@jlg52187 tweets LIVE from @CityMusicCbus' Craft &Crop for MORE (PS: for tix: http://ow.ly/IgnER ) follow #3STTNpEvents 

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Changing Social Media and Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

The only real constant in today’s social media landscape is change. While Facebook and Twitter seemed to dominate people’s interest for a long time, these sites are now in decline, and reaching new audiences for your nonprofit is no longer as straightforward as having an active presence on these two... (continued)

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The New Generation of Drivers (can save us all)

The advent of social media has empowered young individuals to influence (and be influenced by) a great number of their peers. Twitter.com/CrashPrevention taps this vast resource by harvesting and distributing positive peer influence to reduce the social tolerance of the risky driving behaviors that often precede... (continued)

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Organize your best prospects: setting up and operating a ‘sales funnel'

Started 2014-10-01T19:00:00ZWednesday, October 01, 2014 at 07:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour

Do you / your organization have a structured way to document, prioritize and track most important relationships? Many non-profits ‘sell’ without calling it that - donors, community partners, or clients. This webinar will introduce a ‘sales... (continued)

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SEA Tip Sheet #4: Social business plan competitions

Besides the opportunity to win lucrative awards, business plan competitions specifically aimed at socially minded enterprises can offer access to mentors, feedback on ideas, and networking opportunities. This SEA Tip Sheet provides a brief overview of business plan competitions.

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SEA Tip Sheet #3: Recruiting board members and professional volunteers

Finding the right people can be difficult for businesses and NGOs alike.This SEA Tip Sheet presents practical guidelines for recruiting new board members and professional volunteers.

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Free Webinar: Using Social Media to Strengthen Donor Relationships

Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Click here to register

Donor retention (how many donors continue to give to your organization after their first gift) is at an all-time low. It’s abysmal and worrisome.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals found that 70% of all donors that... (continued)

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SEA Tip Sheet #2: Twitter 101

Twitter can be used by NGOs to quickly share information, promote activities, and build relationships. This SEA Tip Sheet provides an introductory guide on how to leverage Tweeting to increase exposure for NGOs and their causes.

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How to Write a Great Blog with Amazing Content for Your Non-Profit

Why you should get this Guide

You’ll learn how to boost awareness of your cause, find new constituents, learn more about your current supporters and build engaging relationships with folks who can take your nonprofit to the next level.

**Blogging will make it easy for you to take... (continued)


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Why you should get this Guide

If you don’t have a blog yet, you should get one. Pronto! Yup, I think they’re that important for nonprofits in today’s market place..

I truly want you to do this, and I don’t want it to kill you. So I’m going to give you some easy... (continued)


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Sample Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

This can be a useful template when considering partnerships with organizations. Use the template to help identify the exchanges and expectations between both parties.



6 Reasons Your Non-Profit should be using Google+ in 2014

You know social is worth it. You share and engage on Twitter. Your Facebook page is full of interesting content. You blog consistently and share relevant content and tips for your audience. But you may be missing the biggest sleeping giant in your strategy. With over 350 million users, Google+ can and should... (continued)

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How to Tell Your Stories on Social Media

Tue, May 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You know storytelling is an important tool in your nonprofit's fundraising and communication plan. You also know that social media offers a variety of opportunities to connect and communicate with your audience.

So why aren't we bringing more of our stories to social media?

Join Vanessa Chase from The... (continued)


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BOOST Academy Peer Link-Ups for Social Enterprise

BOOST Academy

Whether your aim is to develop your social entrepreneurship ideas and build a social enterprise from scratch, or achieve greater financial self-sustainability for your nonprofit or NGO, BOOST Academy can help you achieve your goals.

BOOST Academy is the first social enterprise education... (continued)


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Top 10 Tips for Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur for Social Good

Curious what skills and attributes you can work on to grow into an entrepreneurial agent of social change?

Download theSedge.org's free Top 10 list of tips to Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur for Social Good. This list was compiled based on our personal experiences in years of working in small... (continued)

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5 Social Media Strategies to Transform Your Nonprofit

Go beyond the "like" and use these resources shared on 4Good to give your nonprofit a boost in the digital era.

1. Try a new social network. You don't need to be on every social network, but it's helpful to experiment with different sites to see which work best for your mission and audience.... (continued)

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"Surround Sound" Fundraising Campaigns

Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

There is no such thing as a single channel person. You, me, our donors, no one spends their days in just one channel or place or media. Which means we need to create campaigns that connect with our supporters where they are and in all the places they spend their... (continued)

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Sample of Get Your Dream Job e-course

Check out this course if you'd like to get a leg up on the competition in your nonprofit job hunt.


Written by Mazarine Treyz, also author of Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide,... (continued)

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Sample of Charity Blogging Gold e-course

Would you like to know which stories resonate most with your donors?

Would you like to have an endless grab bag of stories for your enewsletter, annual report, and appeal letters?

Would you love to practice your writing until it's as compelling as possible for your cause?

Then creating a blog for your nonprofit... (continued)

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How To Create Eye-Catching Graphics For Your Nonprofit (Without Using Photoshop!)

Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

There is no doubt that visuals are driving online communications in 2014. Our minds react differently to visual content. On Facebook, videos are shared 12X more than links and text posts combined. 42% of all Tumblr posts are photos. On YouTube, 100 million users are taking a social... (continued)

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