5 women who inspired me

Hi Everyone, it’s Christine! History is my not-so secret, for those who know me, fascination. Since I was very little I have always loved history. On queue, I could recite random and not so random facts about historical events and people. Learning history was important in my home growing up. African American history, my history,…

Happy Holidays: Celebrating Joy!

Hi Everyone! My name is Christine, and I am the new Social Media Strategist here at Redstart. So, we are all extremely excited for the holiday season – from spending time with family to indulging in our favorite holiday tradition. We’d like to wish everyone a happy holiday season! May your season be filled with…

6 Things NFP should focus on in 2019

Recently, one of our colleagues, Stephanie A. McGuire, the director of Ellin & Tucker, shared a video her firm prepared for their not-for-profit clients. Ellin and Tucker is a business consulting and public accounting firm focused on helping their clients and employees reach their full potential. The video listed six things NFPs should focus on…

4 Key Takeaways From #BeingBoss NOLA

I had the exciting opportunity to travel to New Orleans for the second year in the row to experience #BeingBoss NOLA, a weekend retreat hosted by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon of Being Boss. The retreat was filled with fun, food and masterminding with other creative entrepreneurs. I wanted to share my key takeaways from…

4 Ways To Reach Your End-Of-Year Fundraising Goals

Did you know nearly one-third (31%) of annual giving happens in just one month, December? November and December are the holiday season and also the season where people feel motivated the most to give back to their community and organizations that they feel connected to.   Even though Giving Tuesday is quickly approaching, your organization’s…

Prepping For Giving Tuesday

We can hardly believe that the holiday season is around the corner. In a month’s time, we will be sitting down to eat Thanksgiving Dinner, then some of us will be heading out to scour the Black Friday Sales! However, for non-profits, the focus will be on Giving Tuesday, celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Giving…

Giving Back In Business: Part II

We talked in our previous blog about how many businesses these days are incorporating altruism into their business models. We love this so much and while each business has their own way of giving back, our way at Redstart is through service in our greater Baltimore community.   While we participate in service projects regularly,…