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Bequests: Leaving a social justice legacy
Many of us have made working for social justice a lifetime commitment. If you are thinking about leaving a legacy for social justice that will live on, you might want to consider leaving a bequest to ...
Bingo The big charity bonanza: New Internationalist October 2005 - #383
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at issues surrounding big international non-governmental organizations.
"Black Americans for a Better Future" Super PAC 100% Funded by Rich White Guys
Schwartz, John
New FEC filings show that all of the $417,250 in monetary donations to a Super PAC called "Black Americans for a Better Future" comes from conservative white businessmen-- including $400,000, or 96 pe...
Charity Village Fundraising & Community Events Listings
Primarily professional development and other events for people working in the fundraising and charitable sectors.
Connexions welcomes your support
Your contribution to Connexions will help us preserve the memories, experiences, strategies, success, failures and visions of those who have worked for social justice over the years so that future gen...
The Everyday Activist: 365 Ways to Change the World
Horton, Michael
A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a differenc...
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Funding for Non-profit Media or Public Interest Activities: Part 7 of 7 - Canada's Media in Crisis
Fillmore, Nick
A group that launches, or even refocuses, an independent news media project - or raises money for just about any public-interest activity - will probably have success in fundraising if it does the pro...
A Fundraising Success
A popular way to fundraise, increase the enthusiasm and participation of volunteers, and raise public awareness about the Third World.
Guide to Special Events Fundraising
Wyman, Ken
He who pays the piper...
Diemer, Ulli
Community groups have become dependent on government money resulting in an erosion of their community base and their independence.
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Maximum Gifts by Return Mail
Kuniholm, Roland
Excellent book on direct mail fundraising.
Money isn't Everything: A Survival Manual for Non-Profit Organizations
Fisher, John
Addresses the problems affecting non-profit groups today, providing examples and practical solutions.
Organising Things: A Guide to Successful Political Action
Ward, Sue
A comprehensive guide to practical political action, packed with information and handy checklists.
The Organizer's Manual
O.M. Collective
Practical suggestions for small-group and grassroots organizing, political self-e4ducation, mass education and communications, alternate community services, mass actions, legal and medical self-defens...
Public Relations Strategy a Valuable Fundraising Tool
LaVigne, Mark; Hetherington, Leslie
A case study of using public relations to enhance a charity's fundraising activities.
The Seven Laws of Money
Phillips, Michael
A book that tells you how to live with money; how to get it, care for it, forget about it.
Society of Citizens of the World
Sarvide, Laura ; Sanchez, Gabriela
US tax-exempt donations fund Israeli settlements
Frykberg, Mel
Millions of tax-exempt dollars from the US are being funneled towards Israel's illegal settlement building in the occupied Palestinian West Bank in flagrant violation of international law.
Why NGOs and Leftish Nonprofits Suck (4 Reasons)
McMillan, Stephanie
NGOs have proliferated like mushrooms all over the world. First deployed in social formations dominated by imperialism, they've now taken over the political scene in capital's base countries as well. ...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
Advocate for accessible, affordable, high quality, comprehensive, not for profit child care for every Canadian.
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
A coalition of 133 community-based immigrant and refugee service agencies located throughout the province of Ontario.
Sources HotLink, The
The Sources HotLink is a newsletter, published by Sources, featuring articles, practical ideas and tips for getting positive media coverage. The Sources HotLink is sent free to companies...
Tides Canada
The group strives to connect donors with leading edge charities in order to bring about effective and lasting change on a local, national and global level. They do so in the areas of environment and s...
To raise funds to help ensure the survival, growth and long term development of the world's children.
Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Education of the public, business and political leaders on the value and necessity of preserving Western Canada's remaining wilderness. Support groups working to preserve areas.
YWCA of Toronto
The YWCA of Metro Toronto is a voluntary association of women from all communities, working together to create better lives for women at home and abroad. For 120 years the YWCA's services and programs...

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Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising
A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Strategies and Methods
Rosso, Henry A
A guide to the principles, concepts and techniques of fundraising such as assessment of human and societal needs, setting foals, selection of gift markets, and solicitation and renewal of gifts.
Chinese shrine seeks stock-market path to financial nirvana
Zhejiang's Mount Putuo is latest sacred site to contemplate listing, prompting alarm over commercialisation of Chinese culture
Branigan, Tania
Mount Putuo in Zhejiang is the latest of several religious sites whose administrators have announced plans for a multimillion-pound stock-market flotation.
Event Planning
Allen, Judy
A blueprint for planning and executing special events with flair and without any unexpected surprises and expenses.
Fund It
IFEX Campaign Toolkit
Find the money to get the work done.
Fund Raisers
Their Careers, Stories, Concerns, and Accomplishments
Duronio, Margaret A.; Tempel, Eugene R.
An overview of the career path for fund-raisers such as educational and career backgrounds, causes and concerns, challenges and rewards of their work.
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Give & Take
A Resource Manual for Candian Fundraisers
A resource guide for statistics, information articles and guidance on issues for fundraisers and charitable voluntary organizations.
Keeping current with today's newsletters
Newsletters concerned with public relations, fundraising, and speaking.
Protesters cast shadow over US billionaires' rally in the sun
Koch brothers to host rightwing politicians and business leaders to discuss how to influence politics
Pilkington, Ed
The Koch brothers' annual rally of rich Americans and rightwing media figures was hosted to raise money for anti-government think tanks and climate change denial. This year a counter rally was orgnai...
Publicity 101 for Colleges
Sources News Release
Q: What's the best way for a college to get continuing media attention? A: By being found in SOURCES, the Media's Guide to Experts and Spokespersons
Riding a wave of economic growth
Asian charities, awash with cash, are filling the gap left by the west
Nunns, Cain
Asian charitable organizations have grown in number and capacity in recent years, partly filling the gap left by western organizations and donors that have been crippled by the recession.
Rosso on Fund Raising
Lessons from a Master's Lifetime Experience
Rosso, Henry A.
Essays which explore topics such as leadership, stewardship, the art of asking, building relationships, and more to present fund raising practice and theory.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
Yoda fundraising for Luke Skywalker donors
Brooks, Jeff
Here's a wonderful TEDx talk by Nancy Duarte. It's about giving presentations, but you'll see how it applies to fundraising too. Early on, she makes a point that's so very important for presenters: Yo...

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Charity Village
Canadian website for the nonprofit sector.
An online site through which charities can solicit donations.
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Site describng the ways people and companies can support a nonprofit organization. Written from a donor perspective.
The Sources HotLink
A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.