“Coronavirus!!! Now what?”

Tom Ahern
Notably re-quotable

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that … it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”

Rahm Emanuel, 55th mayor of Chicago from 2011 to 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 23rd White House Chief of Staff from 2009 to 2010, and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Chicago between 2003 and 2009.


Sending out e-appeals during the coronavirus crisis? Timely FREE webinar from Steven Screen & 501Videos talks about humane (best) practices

Here. No-nonsense (but gentle; you’ll fall in love) Steven Screen reviews example e-appeals which hope to raise money during the global, coming-soon-to-your-neighborhood Coronavirus Pandemic.


YouTube offers a solid playbook for your real-life events that now must go digital

Here. From Google. Free. Downloadable PDF.


I always read Mark Phillips, for his long-view perspective.

Here. What does history have to teach us about charities and crises? A lot.


Segmenting your messages “in these troubled times”

Here. Bloomerang’s super-thoughtful Steven Shattuck talks about 10 different types of messaging that might help your core supporters weather this crisis ~ major donors to monthly donors to board.


Online toilet-paper calculator (just in case)

Here. How many days will it last? With “shelter in place” the law of the land, know what you don’t know … and be prepared, as the Boy Scouts once sloganed; before irony set in.


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