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Follow Up: New Nonprofit Profile Preview: Your Organization’s Full Story, Now Front and Center

Earlier this week, my colleagues Scott Menzel and Jasmine Marrow and I walked you through the ins and outs of the brand new, completely redesigned GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles. Thanks to all of you who joined us—if you didn’t have a chance to attend, not to worry: view the recording and slides from the event

Hidden Business Opportunities in GuideStar Data

7 Key Findings from GuideStar’s 2015 Nonprofit Compensation Report

Today, GuideStar published the 15th addition of our annual Nonprofit Compensation Report, the only large-scale analysis of its kind based entirely on data reported to the IRS, and the most comprehensive nonprofit compensation study available.

Better Data Makes For A Better World

There’s a lot of talk in the tech industry of having the next big thing that’s going to change the world. I think we can all agree there are some times where ‘changing the world’ is an understatement - think about what you would do without your smartphone or access to something like Google, GPS navigation, or even Facebook and Twitter. More often than not though, it’s a mixture of hope and hyperbole and I think the world is starting to catch on - look no further than the current trend of American television commercials (including this one with Jeff Goldblum) satirizing our industry.

3 Facts You Need to Know to Plan A Profitable Fundraising Event

Expert fundraisers know that to maximize contributions, they must diversify their fundraising tactics. Special events are one method many turn to.

Break Free From the Mold: Get Personalized Tips from the Fundraising Advisor!

Tired of cookie-cutter fundraising recommendations? Because they don’t take your specific fundraising practices into account, they simply can’t help you raise more dough (sorry, couldn’t resist.)

And some additional information from Idealist:

Recently, GuideStar partnered with Idealist to present a free webinar, "Finding your Dream Nonprofit Job: How to use GuideStar & Idealist to Find the Right Position." In case you missed it, you can view the full recording of the webinar here and the slides here. The following is a guest post by the Idealist team.

Lawyer | Nonprofit Connect

Lawyer | Nonprofit Connect brings lawyers and nonprofit organizations together. It’s an easy way for the two groups to join forces and make the world a better place.

Help Choose GuideStar’s 2015 Webinars!

Jenny Taylor

The Gift of Technology: Maximizing the Holiday Giving Season

A trip to the mall, a stroll through the neighborhood and the latest TV commercial say it loud and clear: the holiday season is here. In addition to shopping, presents and time with family, a big part of the next several weeks will include donors looking to give to charitable causes.