One Week Until Event Day

We are thrilled to share that we are one week away from event day. Event day. EVENT DAY. Something we were not sure would ever get to happen in 2020. Our hearts and minds are racing with the adrenaline that only a live, in-person event can bring. In this…

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Collaboration Drives Innovation: Communications

By Cheryl Stern (with an assist from Joann Collins) Continuing our Collaboration Drives Innovation series and our goal to provide real, practical help to organizations navigating the non-profit and events spaces amidst this global crisis, Brand Manager Cheryl Stern talks out our approach to managing communication. Previously we’ve tackled…

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Reconnecting with Human Centered Design

We’ve posted some stories here about the value of design thinking—also known as human-centered design (HCD). Today, approaching both event-fundraising management and event creation from the perspective of a designer—that is to say, empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test—is increasingly becoming recognized as the most effective way to develop…

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Why Nonprofits Need Design Thinking

Last week on the event fundraising blog, I wrote about why event fundraisers need design thinking. Design thinking is a method centered on innovating through the eyes of the constituent–be it the consumer of your microfinance services or a participant in your fundraising event–and as such encourages in-the-field…

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The Cost of Nostalgia

We all have something that we can’t bear to part with. A pair of acid-washed jeans from college that haven’t fit for a decade, or a cassette tape of Madonna’s True Blue that is useless because you only own a cd player. While nostalgia is natural and even good in……

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