Buzz words come and go for various reasons. I guess that is why they call them “buzz” words. Popular one minute and gone the next. One buzz word I wish would fly off into the great unknown is the word sustainability as it relates to nonprofits. The rough definition of sustainability is the capacity to endure (thank you Wikipedia). Why are nonprofits content to just build capacity to endure? Read more
I just had an interesting conversation with a co-worker in my office. We market MatchMaker FundRaising Software to a wide-range of nonprofit organizations. The result is that we work with a very diverse group of end-users.
The study, conducted by researchers at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, shows that women at every income level give to charity more than men do — and they tend to donate more money on average than their male counterparts.