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Appreciation Amplifies Social Profitability

Appreciation Amplifies Social Profitability

Make your stewardship as epic as your event!

I participated in the 10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer. I trained, raised over $4,000 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF) and rode over 200km from Toronto to Niagara Falls. It was an incredible experience from start to finish. A couple of months ago, Geoff wrote a blog called “Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Still Achieving Social Profitability?” He posed the following… Read More

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Bringing People Together for Social Profitability

The ultimate expression of community belonging

Through my day job, I have the privilege of collaborating with some inspiring organizations and individuals that are working hard to generate the necessary funds to advance their respective missions. Over time, it is usually not that hard for me to find myself becoming personally engaged and connected to these causes… ultimately leading me to fundraise, donate, walk, run and… Read More

Exploring Your Neighbourhood For Social Profitability

Business success with ‘kindness’ at its core!

A couple of weeks ago a member of our team was walking around the neighbourhood and stumbled upon a small boutique store called, A Kind Heart. She was intrigued and decided to step inside. This is Emily’s story… Kyla, who I later learned was the owner of the store, warmly greeted me. She began telling me that all of the… Read More

Discover The Launch of A New Platform for Social Profitability

Collaboration is a game changer for agencies and clients alike

Years of involvement in fundraising and marketing have borne witness to many successful professional collaborations and significant relationships. Never has this proven truer than when two companies are able work together to realize a vision for their not-for-profit clients and create something spectacular in the process. As a company owner, I have been fortunate to have been involved in such… Read More

There Are No À La Carte Formulas For Fundraising Events

There Are No À La Carte Formulas For Fundraising Events

Customization and Leadership are Keys to Success and Social Profitability

There is a notion that ‘off the shelf’ events that already exist in the marketplace can be repackaged to suit other not-for-profits. Why do charities think that what works for one, will be good for all? There is a growing trend to scour the world for the next great event concept. So, what makes an event a winner in one… Read More

The Shift in Strategic Planning for Social Profitability

The Shift in Strategic Planning for Social Profitability

How a new calendar year shouldn’t affect your year-to-year thinking

The start of a new year provides a tabula rasa… clean slate. Fresh beginnings are golden opportunities for brands and organizations to develop new ideas and approaches for corporate Social Profitability. We ask, “Should the slate be completely wiped clean of what’s come before?” A new year is a great time to be thinking about the importance of strategic planning…… Read More

Time to Grow the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Space

Time to Grow the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Space

How the top industry players are raising Social Profitability

Toronto recently played host to the second annual Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Canada Conference, which was attended by professionals in the not-for-profit fundraising and development sector. This is a community of people who dedicate their lives to Social Profitability. Conference speakers and attendees represented a wide range of not-for-profit organizations and those who provide services to this sector. Many left with some… Read More

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The Stronger Your Brand, the Greater Your Social Profitability

Start by putting smart, practical strategies in place

Is strategic planning any less important for a not-for-profit cause or organization’s brand than it is for a new startup or an established business? Not if you’re aiming for success and striving for Social Profitability! Building an effective strategy for a new or existing program or campaign takes more than just running with a good idea. It involves planning, insight… Read More

Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising-Still-Achieving Social Profitability

Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Still Achieving Social Profitability?

Time to examine initiatives and participant engagement

The question, “Is peer-to-peer fundraising dead?” was recently posed to me. It struck me that as it relates to fundraising walks and rides, that may be the wrong question. Why not ask instead, “what are the leading causes and organizations doing right? How are they able to keep participants actively engaged and returning year after year to their signature events?”… Read More

A Shirt to Inspire Action

Limited-edition t-shirts designed for charitable giving

As a platform to inspire and activate businesses and organizations for Social Profitability, Social Worth is all about creating opportunities to move people to do great things. The question is: how do you bring the concept of inspiring action to life? Identifying the opportunity to bring our message of Social Profitability to life, led to the launch of our own… Read More