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Written on May 5, 2023

LinkedIn for nonprofits offers new opportunities for organizations to find support 
As part of its new Resource Hub, LinkedIn for Nonprofits has rolled out two new ways for nonprofits to ask questions and find additional support around using LinkedIn. 

Should you solicit donors with cognitive impairments? 
The average age of donors is 65. An estimated one in nine people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease. If you were in a meeting with a prospective donor for a major or planned gift, what would you do if you did detect cognitive decline? 

Latinos aren’t appointed to nonprofit boards in big cities in big numbers 
Latinos do not have a major presence on nonprofit boards even in cities where they make up a significant proportion of the population, according to data collected by Latinos Lead, a nonprofit that works to place Latinos in leadership positions. 

Some NPO websites still not accepting credit cards 
Digital marketers and fundraisers in a survey ranked organizational websites (84%), social media (65%), and email (64%) as the most important tools in their digital fundraising kits. But organizations must ensure their use of these tools stays current with best practices if they hope to maximize opportunities for online giving.