How Much is Volunteer Time Worth?

The value of a volunteer hour rose again last year, up 49 cents to $23.56 an hour, continuing the steady upward trend that has been observed each year since volunteer time value was first recorded in 2001, according to Independent Sector (IS).

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HR Panel: Recruiting & Retaining Millennials


Annual luncheon explores best practices for recruiting today's youth

Earlier this month, StratusLIVE was honored to be included among local business leaders gathered at Regent University for their annual luncheon to discuss strategies and best practices for finding, recruiting, and retaining today's talented college graduates.

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Wounded Warrior Heats Up the Overhead Debate

Wounded Warrior Project reveals how criticism over spending and overhead costs could threaten more nonprofits


By now, chances are good that you have probably heard about the shakeup earlier this month at The Wounded Warrior Project.

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Boomer Bust: The Impending Nonprofit Crisis

Is your nonprofit prepared for what's next?

My dad is a Baby Boomer about to retire. And it's been a long time coming.

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New Facebook for Nonprofits Misses The Mark

Earlier this month, a new Facebook site geared toward nonprofits debuted to fanfare and media exposure.

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Workplace Giving in 2016 and Beyond

Workplace giving serves as the fundraising backbone of many nonprofit organizations. Indeed, the solvency of many federated funds depend on it. Some companies choose run their own workplace giving campaigns while others partner with local nonprofits to help handle the logistics.

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REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships.

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Intuition Versus Insight

Gain insight into your nonprofit decisions with facts and figures, not guesses. 

Recently, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who happens to be the Chief Operating Officer of a midsize nonprofit. We were discussing the intersection of donor acquisition and data.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative & Philanthropy

When Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan welcomed their first child, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, into the world last month it was not only a momentous occasion for the famous young family, but the presumed catalyst for another recent Zuckerberg-Chan collaboration that will change the direction of American philanthropy for decades to come.

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The Best Practice Fundraisers Aren't Practicing

There are many obstacles to overcome to become a master fundraiser.

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