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Blogs from James Rawlson

Why Habitat For Humanity Needs You

In our lives, we will experience many events. Some minimal, but others, when opportunity strikes, becomes an eye opening experience. For the month of July 1996, I was able to participate with Habitat For Humanity’s Disaster and Humanitarian Relief project in the...

Ways to Contribute to Nepal’s Relief Efforts

Ways to Contribute to Nepal’s Relief Efforts

On April 25th, 2015, Nepal suffered a devastating earthquake that has since killed up to 6,000 people and injured over 12,000. In times like these, people rush to the aid of those that have been displaced by unforeseen natural disasters. And with aid groups currently...

Five Useful Fundraising Tips For Any Non-Profit

Five Useful Fundraising Tips For Any Non-Profit

Fundraising for a non-profit can either be very successful, if done right and certain oft-ignored ideas are taken into consideration. The following five tips offer useful ideas to make your next fundraising campaign successful: 1) Think of the Children Consider causes...

Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits

Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits

As their name suggests, nonprofit organizations are not supposed to reel in profit for their founders, but rather serve the cause they stand by obtaining help in the form of grants, donations, fundraising and so on. In practice, regardless of the profitability factor,...

The Future of Nonprofit Leadership

The Future of Nonprofit Leadership

In the high-functioning nonprofit sector, executive leaders are faced with an increasing demand to deliver more with less resources. This trend is particularly prevalent in the U.S and the UK, home bases to some of the most lucrative non-profits. It is therefore, not...

‘Tis the Season to be Wary

It's that time of the year again. The gloves and scarves are out, the decorations are up and everywhere you go, Christmas carols are playing in merry loop. Be it the seasonal sales or the winter-themed paper cups at your nearest Starbucks, there is no escaping the...