How do we Keep our Donors?

Donor Retention. Even the name of this topic sends chills down my spine. Donor retention is a constant battle. The segmentation, the plan, the “how do we keep our donors?” questions that occur when talking about donor retention. The stats that a good database can spit out telling you the percentage of donors retained over …

October Nonprofit of the Month: James L. West Center for Dementia Care

Many of us today have been touched by a family member or friend who has suffered from dementia or Alzheimer’s. In 1993, a group of Fort Worth residents understood the need for a center to care for those individuals whose specific needs change daily, and they created James L. West Center for Dementia Care. James …

Giving Days Should be Every Day

North Texas Giving Day was last week. This event has skyrocketed over the years as people give to organizations all in the name of competition. But why focus on just one day? Shouldn’t we consider a gift to our favorite organizations when our heart (and wallet) says it is time to give? Don’t get me …

Congratulations!

Thanks so everyone who voted in the Nonprofit of the Month Reader’s Choice poll! I look forward to learning more and sharing more with you all about a variety of nonprofits, including our Reader’s Choice winners: Tarrant County Furniture Bank Tarrant Churches Together Center for Transforming Lives James L. West Center for Dementia Care

What’s Your Favorite Fort Worth Area Nonprofit?

We all have our favorite nonprofit organizations. Whether we’ve worked for them, received services from them, volunteer for them, or simply love their mission, our favorites leave a mark on our hearts. As PhilanthroBlox grows, I want to share favorite nonprofits with my growing readership through a new feature launching in August, Nonprofit of the …

Things I wish I’d known when I started my career

We’ve all heard the phrase, “I wish I knew then, what I know now.” And if that saying has never rung true to you, stick around a few more years, and it will. I’ve learned a lot since I entered the nonprofit world in 2001 at the ripe old age of 23. Here are my …