giving

Year-end fundraising essentials

According to the Digital Giving Index, thirty percent of annual giving occurs in December. Network for Good, a technology provider for nonprofit organizations, has released a free digital guide to end-of-year fundraising (registeration required) with tips to make sure your nonprofit maximizes its holiday season donations. 

Google for Nonprofits Launches One Today App

One Today, a new Android app from Google for Nonprofits, is designed to engage users with a different nonprofit every day and encourage them to donate one dollar daily. Featured nonprofits are selected from organizations enrolled in the Google for Nonprofits Program, which offers free and low-cost data tools to member nonprofit organizations.

Celebrate National Philanthropy Day

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November 15th is National Philanthropy Day, and the Association for Fundraising Professionals has put together this list of famous quotes about giving to celebrate the occasion:

Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.
-John D. Rockefeller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
-Helen Keller

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
-Charles Dickens