CCAH Blog: Industry Voices

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Posted by Dave Caldwell, Digital Account Associate on Dec 23, 2014 12:31:44 PM

As CCAH’s San Francisco office gathered together to make our way to the Glide Memorial Food Bank, I began to feel nostalgic. Like many people, my favorite time of year is the holidays—where we make time to appreciate what is truly important to us, and reflect on another year of our lives.

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CCAH Lending a Helping Hand for the Holidays

Posted by Admin CCAH on Nov 19, 2014 4:58:00 PM

By Meg Kross Lee, Vice President of Client Services| Now that the calendar has turned to November, the holidays are just around the corner. For most of us, the holidays are a joyous season, bringing friends and family together and sharing good times and good cheer. It also is an important time to remember those who are not as fortunate as we are and do what we can to ease their burden.

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Giving Thanks by Giving Back, Part 2

Posted by Brenna Holmes on Dec 2, 2013 2:19:00 PM

By, Meg Kross Lee, Vice President of Client Services | As a follow-up to last week’s blog from Pete Carter, we want to express our gratitude to the CCAH team and the great deeds they perform throughout the year. And when we combine our efforts, there’s no end to what we can accomplish for causes near and far. Take a look:

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Marrying Offline and Online Outreach

Posted by Brenna Holmes on Oct 4, 2013 5:39:00 PM

Marriage takes work, especially the marriage between offline and online fundraising. At CCAH, we’ve earned our stripes as marriage counselors developing multichannel fundraising campaigns. Our success shows in the years of blissful results we’ve delivered for our clients. 

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The Overhead Myth

Posted by CCAH Admin on Jul 12, 2013 3:46:00 PM

By Jim Hussey, Chairman | If one nonprofit organization only spends 3% of its funds on overhead, while another spends 30%, which is better managed?  Until recently, the automatic answer by those who monitor such things would be the first organization. The percentage of overhead has been the chief determinant to designating the best charities.

But recently, the three major watchdog organizations which monitor the nonprofit community … the Better Business Bureau, GuideStar and Charity Navigator … released a joint statement entitled “The Overhead Myth”which acknowledges that the true answer is not so clear cut.

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