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Optimizing Digital Performance for Your Nonprofit

If our bottom line is to deepen our impact for the communities that matter to us, every minute counts. How do you prioritize your weekly digital tasks for optimal performance? During our internal tri-weekly SCRUM (an Agile framework for getting projects done), each Fifty team member provides an update on what they’ve accomplished, what they’re […]
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Why Silence is Worse than an Argument

If you went in for a haircut and asked for a trim and the stylist put her electric clippers one inch from your head, would you say something? What about if you were building a house and the architect’s blueprints showed some weird wall smack dab in the middle of your open concept? Would you […]
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Fifty & Fifty: Bridging the Gender Gap

The gender gap in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) is more than apparent. For major tech companies, the gender gap results in bad press when female employees come forward to describe their negative work experiences. Those testimonies often tell a compelling story of discrimination and gender bias. As a female web developer, […]
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7 Crucial Ingredients to Mobilize the Masses Around Your Mission

In today’s world, it doesn’t take a large organization to motivate masses of people to change the world. In fact, this year alone we’ve seen several of our clients like RYOT News, Acres of Love, Plant with Purpose and many others make a huge impact by empowering their global followers to fight for their cause. In […]
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Not Anymore – A 15 minute short about Syria

We were contacted by award winning film maker Matthew Van Dyke and his new film that illustrates the raw and devastating reality of people fighting in Syria. Watch this film and do what you can. [aesop_video width=”75%” align=”center” src=”youtube” id=”RA8HsfRioWE” loop=”on” autoplay=”on” controls=”on” viewstart=”on” viewend=”on”] Learn More
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Stats that Make the Case for Smarter Web Design

Rachel Sprung wrote an article on Hubspot called “17 Compelling Stats That Make the Case for Smarter Site Design” (link no longer active) all about statistics that should convince businesses to spend time and effort creating ‘smart web design.’ We noticed a handful of those stats were equally important in the non-profit and social good industry […]
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A new film from the creators of Blood Brother

Last year, we were put in touch with a few film producers who put together the film Blood Brother, an epic documentary about a man’s journey to India and his struggle to find himself in the midst of extreme poverty and sorrow. These same producers are now working on their second film together and are […]
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Donately is out of Beta

We are so excited to announce that our first, major product is officially out of beta! A few years ago when we set out to change how non-profits collect donations, we knew that more than anything, we wanted to be simplistic. If you’re running a non-profit, you know how difficult it can be to collect […]
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Victor Saad & The Leap Year Project

Last year we had the great fortune of having Victor Saad, founder of the Leap Year Project in our offices for a whole month! He was an incredible source of information and inspiration for everyone on the team. The Leapyear Project is a community of people who took action to change their lives, their communities, […]

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