Did you know that Ohio is ranked the fifth “hungriest” state in the U.S.? That’s the latest from the Alliance to End Hunger. They also say that Dayton is the second most food insecure city in the country. A food drive can provide your organization...

For many nonprofits, it’s annual report time! Numbers matter but remember to feature what really connects donors to your cause: meaningful visuals. According to Network for Good, readers process visuals 60,000 times faster than text--trigger powerful emotions, grab readers’ attention and help donors understand their...

When you think of a strong company brand, it should invoke a feeling. It should delight the senses and speak to the company’s place in our culture. Possibly nothing conveys an iconic brand quite like Girl Scout cookies. The Girl Scouts of the United States of...

To raise money for your nonprofit, you have a lot of choices. One go-to option for many groups is to organize a marathon. Marathons don't always mean walking and running. Your group could opt for a bike-a-thon, dance-a-thon, or even a rock-a-thon with rocking chairs!...

Creating a sustainable workplace is a win-win-win. You, your employees, and the community at large all benefit. You will all be happier, more productive, and more competitive in attracting job seekers! Happier, More Productive, More Competitive Happier John Boitnott, writing in Entrepreneur says, “It can be unfortunate just...

Whether you’re attending a conference or having lunch with a potential client, an attractive promotional item can make you more memorable. Promotional products range from the familiar, like mouse pads and mugs, to the more unusual, like 3D puzzles and infusion shot glasses. Going the do-it-yourself...

People are sometimes hard to motivate. If you’re a leader or member of a club or organization that’s seeing waning interest in specific programs or perhaps diminishing participation in activities overall, you’re probably looking for ways to give your organization a boost. After all, as current...

Many are finding fall to be an untapped season of potential for fundraising. But is fall fundraising truly worth the wait? Let’s take a closer look.   Fall has it All When listing their favorite seasons, many quickly put fall at the top of their list. Why? Think...

It can be extremely difficult to stay calm and patient in the face of an angry customer -- whether that angry customer is staring you in the face in person, on the phone, or even online or over social media. If you don’t have a plan...

As rapidly as new technologies are continuing to emerge in general commerce, a similar momentum is occurring in school classrooms across the country. Desktop computers, laptops, tablets and other technologies have been finding themselves in the hands of school-aged children for decades. Now, however, technology is making...