Blog posts from November 2017

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Using Descriptive Analytics for Donor Engagement

November 27, 2017

Which donors should you engage with before the end of the year? Data-driven strategies can help you figure that out. Hear from Zach Shefska, Director of the Fundraising Report Card, to learn tactics for helping you focus your attention on the right donors at the right time to maximize your capacity to raise money. 

After the Fires: How a Funder Mobilized to Aid Latinos Devastated by Disaster

After the Fires: How a Funder Mobilized to Aid Latinos Devastated by Disaster

November 13, 2017

Last month, when flames raced across vast stretches of northern California, destroying lives and property, much of the media focus was on the devastation that it caused for the wine industry. Not as much attention was given to the vibrant, working-class Latino communities that had their lives and their livelihoods disrupted by the conflagration. Even weeks later, with the fires nearly 100 percent contained, families are still dealing with the fallout of the deadliest fires in the state's history, trying to figure out what the future holds amidst job loss and displacement. This post originally appeared on Inside Philanthropy.

Who's Helping the Forgotten Victims of California’s Wildfires?

Who's Helping the Forgotten Victims of California’s Wildfires?

November 7, 2017

Fires have been blazing across Sonoma County, California, devastating homes and businesses in their unrelenting path. Elsewhere in the nation, we see news reports about the damage and sympathize with the homeowners and business owners who fled for their lives, suffered injuries, and lost their worldly possessions. However, there’s a group of people in Sonoma County, an estimated 28,000 strong, that aren’t being offered the care and consideration that other wildfire victims are receiving. This post originally appeared on Inside Philanthropy