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17 Mistakes Fundraisers Can Stop Making Now

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The nonprofit world is unique. We’re mostly people here because the robot that can do our job has yet to be invented. Mistakes and blunders can and do happen. This is the measure of what makes us human, along with our compassion, drive, integrity, loyalty, not to mention conviction and impressive fortitude. Think for a […]

15 Tips for Increasing Your Income as a Professional Fundraiser

Increase your income as a professional fundraiser

Turn your passion into a viable income with these 15 tips to earn money as a professional fundraiser! Good fundraisers are hard to find, and hence they are the most actively recruited, and best paid, positions within nonprofit agencies. The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that the top 1% of professional fundraisers are earning around $1 […]

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You Can Get a Career in the Nonprofit Sector

Picture this: You work in a vibrant industry – the nonprofit sector – improving the quality of life for countless recipients. Each day you and your colleagues face challenges that define the saying, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” With passion fueling a profound sense of purpose and meaning in your […]

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Considerations for a Career in the Nonprofit Sector

For this generation of cause activists and volunteers desiring to make a difference from the start, the appeal of a charity career has never been stronger. Idealistic, ambitious young graduates are rejecting the idea that a mere paycheck is reward enough for their life hours spent at work. Where other than the nonprofit sector, can […]

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Consider an Entry Level Nonprofit Job to get the Job You Really Want

The power to do good and make a living wage makes fundraising jobs attractive to those that want to get into the nonprofit game. Even for entry level development positions, however, the best nonprofits seem to want people with college degrees or higher, five years of experience, and connections to funding sources within the community. […]

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6 Ways Nonprofit Professionals Can Further Career Development

The nonprofit sector is a unique industry where a passion for the greater good and earning a paycheck come together. For this reason, nonprofit leaders tend to be visionary, passionate individuals who are growing their management experience. Coupled with a dearth of funds for skills training, nonprofits often aren’t in the position to offer the […]

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Consider This Before Searching for an International Fundraising Job

Devon has lived and worked in Paraguay for more than three years, helping nearly 20 community groups, schools, and government agencies design and fund sustainable programs for economic and social development. Are you having trouble finding a job in the U.S and willing (or wanting) to make a life change? You might think about expanding […]