Follow Karen on TwitterFind Karen on LinkedInLike Karen on Facebook
Join Karen's Email List
Site Search


Three Tactics for Thanking Your Donors Well This December.

December is the month when most charities raise the majority of their funds for the year. Are you ready to thank your donors? And are you ready to do it in a way that will knock their socks off? Here are three simple tactics to make your "thank you" great.

Click to read more ...


What shape will your annual report take?

A good annual report is essential and you shouldn't skimp on it. But you can take advantage of some of the different media, formats and communication tools available to make it as powerful and wide-reaching as it can be. This may mean using a combination of formats. Read on for more information and to see a video excerpt from the January 24 Alternative Nonprofit Annual Reports event.

Click to read more ...


How to Wow Supporters with Your Nonprofit Annual Report

How can you wow supporters with your nonprofit annual report? Are you considering an alternative format for your report this year? On Jan. 24 Peter Reynolds of For the Record Productions and I co-hosted an event to explore trends and options with a great group of nonprofit fundraisers, communicators and writers. See a summary and the slide deck.

Click to read more ...


6 Great Facts About What Google Grants Can Do For Your Charity  

Google Grants is a beneficial program that gives eligible charities up to $10,000 worth of free online advertising every month on a recurring basis without a fixed end date. These grants can help charities raise money, raise awareness, and recruit volunteers online. Here are 6 great facts about Google Grants that all charities should hear before applying for one.

Click to read more ...


From Facebook Fundraising to Measurement and Metrics: Social Media Conference Delivers Great Information for Communicators

Weren’t able to attend the Social Media for Nonprofits conference at the MARS Centre today? Conference organizers and speakers delivered an information-packed event. I'll share a few of my favourite tips and insights here and link you to their presentations.

Click to read more ...