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Joanne Fritz
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Attended Washington University in St. Louis
Lives in Tucson, AZ
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Writing about the nonprofit world at About.com. Coordinator of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival.
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  • About.com
    Guide to Nonprofit, 2006 - present
  • Elderhostel
    Assoc Dir SW Region
  • University of Iowa
    Director of University Relations
  • St. Louis University
    Director of University Relations
  • Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
    Development Director
  • Sachs Properties/Electric
    PR Director
  • University City School District
    English Teacher
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Tucson, AZ
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St. Louis, MO - Iowa City, IA - Phoenix, AZ - Baltimore, MD - Los Angeles, CA
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Expert on Nonprofit Orgs at About.com, covering all aspects of the nonprofit world.
Introduction

Writing about philanthropy, marketing, social media, fundraising, management, volunteerism and more -- mostly at About.com.


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Proud of two daughters who both work for nonprofits. Two stepsons hang out in Alaska and Hong Kong, one leading adventures in the tundra and the other working in international finance. Three grand kids. Four granddogs. A ton of bragging rights!
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  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Saint Louis University
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Are you a nonprofit trend watcher? Check out these trends for a better 2015. #fundraising
Are you on top of these 5 funding trends for nonprofits in 2015? Here's how to cope with both the good and the bad.
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Just because volunteers aren't paid doesn't mean they can't take a deduction for some of their out-of-pocket expenses.
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Check out these seven deadly sins of monthly giving programs. Are you guilty of any of them?
Wondering why your monthly giving program has not taken off? Perhaps it's because you are making these mistakes.
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In one survey, 34 percent of donors who got a personal thank you call gave again to that charity, because of the call. Are you making phone calls this month to donors? #Fundraising  
What phone call do donors love to get? A thank you call. It makes a measurable difference in how much people give and how long they stay around.
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hello m dear sister Joanne Fritz. i am from pakistan and working here for needy children...i want your help to increase my work please contact me. simon.john438@gmail.com i waiting for your great reply. Your brother in Christ 
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#contentmarketing  may just be your nonprofit's best friend. Get your plan in order for 2015 with these tips.
Content marketing is now a must for nonprofits too. Here's how your charity can communicate with donors and other supporters through terrific content.
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i want to water for the poor people how to assistant this organization and pls suggest me how to do it
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It's so easy that you might wonder how it could help. But creating and signing petitions for social change do work! Here's how.
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If you itemize you might be able to deduct your out-of-pocket expenses for your volunteer work. Check out these possibilities. #volunteers  
Feel like you're shelling a lot out of your pocket every time you volunteer? Well, you might be able to take a tax deduction for some of those expenses. Here's how.
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Think you know what a major donor looks like? Better check the data first. #fundraising  
So you have donors. But do you have major donors? Here's how to figure out the giving potential of your present and future donors.
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Getting organized for this year's grants? Here's how to create the perfect calendar. #grants
Grant writing requires being super organized. Where to start? With a grant calendar. Here's how.
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Only about a third of us do any research before we make a donation. Here's how to do it better this holiday season.
The holidays are a great time for charitable giving. But it is also important to make sure that your hard earned dollars are donated well. That takes both generous heart and cool head.
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Who knew Jimmy Fallon could be such a good example for nonprofits? Here's are lessons about social media, content marketing, and more.
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Want to be hot for 2015? Check out these trends in how charities will be doing social media.
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