“What Do You Mean by ‘Systems Change?’” The Challenge of Communicating Social-Sector Lingo to Everyday Givers

by Nick O’Donnell

When most people think about the work nonprofits do, they think about direct-service work—providing food or offering low-cost healthcare. But work like this is only part of what the wide world of nonprofits can accomplish, and this limited view of their “typical” work often means that important, deserving organizations miss out on the resources they […]

Welcoming our new CEO, Bridgette Gray

by The ideas42 Team

ideas42’s Board of Directors enthusiastically announced the selection of Bridgette Gray as the nonprofit’s new CEO. Effective immediately, she will lead ideas42, one of the world’s top applied behavioral design firms.

Don’t Be Anti-Social: How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Mission

by Eleni Fischer

These days, social media is often the first place organizations turn to spread the word about their work. Nonprofits dream of a campaign that goes viral, or an influx of donations based on a compelling human story they tell.  The reality is less rosy. For many nonprofits, social media is time consuming and too often […]