Google for nonprofits
06 Sep
  • By Camilla Marsh
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The Best Free Google Tools For NPOs

Being an awesome NPO is all about awareness, action and adequate access to tools and resources. By joining Google for Nonprofits, you gain FREE access to premium Google products designed specifically for NPOs. Not to mention, you get all the tutorials and know-how you need to maximise your tools for your own unique cause. If you […]

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NPO charity fundraising
02 Aug
  • By Camilla Marsh
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Let’s Change How We Think About Charity

“As npos, We need to transform the way the public thinks about charity, about giving and about how change gets made.” Most organisations in the NPO sector have been built on a foundation of fundraising, but this is simply not enough to keep everything from eventually crumbling down. NPOs constantly battle it out for donations, […]

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21 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
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NPO Goal Setting: The Why and How

To get anywhere in life, you first need to know where you are going. And why. Think about any successful company or person you know. Would they be where they are today if they had no intention, no direction and no step-by-step plan to get them there? Having clear and actionable goals is just as important […]

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13 Jun
  • By Camilla Marsh
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How To Use Storytelling to Promote Your Cause

Once upon a time there were no satellites circling the earth, connecting people from all four corners to each other and every byte of information ever created. There was no cellphones transmitting across time zones and no televisions lighting up living rooms with everyday drama and culture. Once upon a time there were no libraries, […]

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20 Feb
  • By Brownie Points
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How to Maximise Facebook for your NPO

Very few nonprofit organisations spend valuable time and resources on social media, yet those that do really reap the rewards! Facebook pages, in particular, are incredibly fruitful advertising tools and can be free or paid for. Throw away your perceptions of spam and personal stalking – when it comes down to it, Facebook is a fantastic […]

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02 Feb
  • By Brownie Points
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Our Top Free Online Courses for Changemakers

There are hundreds of free online courses (known as Massive Open Online Courses or “MOOCs”) out there these days. Have you taken one? These kinds of courses have completely changed the way we acquire new interests, skills and perhaps even new careers. But let’s face it – we’re all busy and finding the time to […]

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18 Jan
  • By Brownie Points
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Meet IkamvaYouth | NPO Profile

We are so pleased to have IkamvaYouth as one of the first Brownie Points Nonprofit Partners. Since 2003, IkamvaYouth has equipped learners from disadvantaged communities with the knowledge, skills, networks and resources to access tertiary education and/or employment opportunities once they matriculate. We caught up with Hetile Mabunda from the IkamvaYouth team to find a out […]

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