DTES Kitchen Tables Project: A New Wave of Open Source NGO Coalitions?

A new trend of non-profit coalitions is emerging. Rather than formal agreements, groups are coming together - sometimes extremely quickly - in connected and collaborative groups. They are using the open source model to link themselves together in service of a common strategy yet allowing tremendous flexibility in tactics. Whether it was the broad-based TckTckTck … Continue reading DTES Kitchen Tables Project: A New Wave of Open Source NGO Coalitions?

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Why do first-time online donors not return?

The New York Times reports on a trend with serious implications for both non-profits and the social media/technology firms who advise them. The study, which include 24 organizations such as CARE and Doctors Without Borders found that Of those who did make additional gifts after an initial online donation in 2006, according to 12 organizations … Continue reading Why do first-time online donors not return?