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2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report

Posted by Cait Abernethy on Apr 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM


 

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What the 2016 Federal Budget could mean to your Organization

Posted by Stefanie Gause on Apr 8, 2016 10:46:03 AM


The 2016 Canadian Federal budget is out and here at Altus we're excited to see that many of our Canadian clients – specifically organizations in the arts and culture sector and in social housing – will receive an injection of funding.

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How to Think Like a Funder When Planning Your Technology Project

Posted by Dhebi Hay on Apr 5, 2016 1:09:22 PM


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Technology is changing fast, and having the most up-to-date internal technology system is a sure-fire way to help your nonprofit organization keep up with the times. However, this beneficial technology can often come with a pretty hefty price tag, and nonprofits don’t always have the resources available to afford the cost.

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3 ways Donor Engage data helps fire up your fundraising efforts

Posted by Chris Carre on Mar 23, 2016 11:00:00 AM


Being a responsible global citizen is an immensely positive and popular trend in society these days, especially amongst millennials. With donation campaigns going viral worldwide, Nonprofits have more opportunities to catch the attention of potential donors than ever before. While this is an amazing trend, it also means that Nonprofits are going to be competing with each other for the mindshare (and wallet share) of donors.

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"Find a Funder" Series: CIBC

Posted by Davis Campbell on Mar 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM


Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.

For this installment of the series, we are profiling a leading Canadian-based financial institution that performs its CSR duties via diverse community donations and sponsorships: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).

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"Find a Funder" Series: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Posted by Cait Abernethy on Feb 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM


Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.

For this installment of the series, we are profiling a leader in global investment banking who has various philanthropic initiatives: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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"Find a Funder" Series: Honda Canada Foundation

Posted by Davis Campbell on Jan 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM


Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.

For this installment of the series, we are profiling an automotive giant whose foundation provides various types of funding for a variety of Canadian nonprofits and charitable groups: Honda Canada.

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WARNING: Credit Card Refund Scam Targeting Nonprofits

Posted by Melissa Alvares on Jan 11, 2016 1:13:08 PM


 We were recently warned by by one of our online payment system providers, iATS Payments about a credit card refund scam targeting nonprofits.

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"Find a Funder" Series: The Coca-Cola Foundation

Posted by Davis Campbell on Dec 17, 2015 12:00:00 PM


Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.

For this installment of the series, we are profiling a foundation started by a leading food and beverages company to support their local communities in the United States: The Coca-Cola Foundation.

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[WEBCAST] Extend Your Holiday Giving Into the New Year With Technology

Posted by Chris Carre on Dec 15, 2015 9:30:00 AM


Now that it’s nearly halfway through December, you have probably started to feel "the wave" at your nonprofit.

The wave of donors – new and current – coming into your organization and contributing to help you meet your year-end objectives. It is estimated that $30 billion is donated to North American charities during the last two days of December alone. Many nonprofits receive almost half –or more– of their annual donations in the last few weeks of the year. And you were ready for them, as you are every year. You prepared for #GivingTuesday, wrote thank you letters, and created a differentiated year-end campaign. But what do you plan to do after the holiday giving season? How can you keep the holiday giving spirit all year round?

Use technology! With the proper systems in place during the holiday season, you can make it easy for donors to give in the future.

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