Tag Archives: Millennials

What do Batman, Simba, and Fawkes the Phoenix have in common? Read on…

Written by: Melissa Noyes This past Saturday was spent with Kiwanis International’s Circle K GATC conference here in Indianapolis.  GATC brings together the brand new Governors (college students that run their district’s Circle K programming) and their Administrators (volunteers who … Continue reading

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Breaking Through Millennial Myths

Written by: Melissa Noyes I came across a great blog yesterday written by Millennial Daniel Newman entitled “Time for a Millennial to Speak for Millennials.”  I wanted to highlight it in my blog this week for two reasons: 1. I … Continue reading

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The Markers Tell All

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW  Training Coordinator/Cofounder This past week we had a dynamic training with a group of young professionals that are entering the world of nonprofits and have been serving around the city this year.  The training topic was … Continue reading

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Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: A Solution to Helicopter Parenting

Written by: Melissa Noyes I came across an article last night on NPR that talked about helicopter parents in the workplace.  (You can read the article here).   Helicopter parenting is an issue that comes up frequently during our trainings … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Thing: The Toyota Venza Commercials

Written by: Melissa Noyes As a Millennial, I’m used to A LOT of advertising being targeted to my age group and demographic–usually portraying Millennials as hip, cool, and socially engaged (and older generations as well, not).  I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Do volunteers have to be passionate about your mission?

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW Training Coordinator Last week Melissa posted about a brown bag luncheon featuring Derrick Feldmann from Achieve Consulting and their research about Millennial Donors.  One major take home was that individuals may not be attracted to your … Continue reading

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Engaging Younger Volunteers & Donors: New Trends

Written by: Melissa Noyes Yesterday Kristin and I attended a lunch sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) here in Indy.  The speaker was Derrick Feldmann (from Achieve); he spoke about targeting fundraising to Millennials and younger generations.  Achieve … Continue reading

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