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The Ecosystem of Good: How We’ll Revolutionize Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, my assumption is it’s because you’re someone working to build a better world. Sometimes you get discouraged.

The One Simple Thing That Nonprofit Leaders Do To Keep Inspired and Avoid Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director. Lynne Twist said something that we heard before while researching for the book, “Burnout is b t!”

Designing for Good #5: The Best of End-of-Year Email Campaigns

Connection Cafe

For this month’s Designing for Good , it’s time we showed more love to all of you tireless nonprofit email marketers out there. Enjoy!

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. Name (a-z). Focus.

Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management


DON’T BE LEFT OUT! You’re busy, take the course on your own schedule! You don’t have time to wait for a live course to start. Going live.

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Why Nonprofit Self-Care Is Non-Negotiable


"What if your organization’s culture encouraged you, and everyone who worked there, to embrace self-care without guilt?

[Cool Infographic Friday] Snapchat 101: What You Need to Know


Tip o’ the hat to MDG Advertising  for this one. Infographic by MDG Advertising. photo credit ).

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Nonprofit Communication: Features Versus Benefits

John Haydon

I recently had the pleasure of working with a homeless services nonprofit (not named to protect the innocent). ” The Director of […].

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7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

This week, let’s walk through seven steps to developing a policy to manage the use and replenishment of reserve funds.

HOW TO: Calculate Your Nonprofit’s Organic Reach on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Using the method below you can calculate your average monthly organic reach. Add up the organic reach for each post shared during a month.

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Attention all business book enthusiasts!


also have a big pile of books on my desk that I want to get to (Sound familiar? know you do too!)… Enter summarizes

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Brittany Bush. We are heading into the most stressful time of year for nonprofits, especially for fundraisers. Join Us!

Boards and User Adoption


“How can I work with my board to ensure that a transparent and inclusive system change is implemented?”. Problems could occur down the road.

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Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Modern nonprofit fundraising is more than writing an appeal letter and waiting for donations to pour in. What is incentive based fundraising?

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Move Up the Ladder of Relationship Marketing


By Alex Mastrianni, Marketing Team Lead at Informz. When it comes to relationship marketing, what rung of the ladder is your association currently at?

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Special thanks to everyone who pre-ordered a copy.    If you haven’t yet, you can order your  copy here. Book Review by Sarah Durham, Big Duck.

Tech Planning Outcome: More Tech Choices at Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Tech Soup Blog

I remember the day my boss set my first laptop on my desk. I had no idea I was getting a new computer. "Here you go," he said. Check it out!

The New Normal in EOY Multi-Channel Fundraising

Connection Cafe

While the main focus of many end-of-year campaigns will be direct mail and email, other channels are increasingly driving online donations.

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Sold Activists’ Data That Turned Into Racial Profiling


How many social networks does your nonprofit have a presence on? Probably not. and, here’s why….

Attend the Peer to Peer Fundraising Virtual Conference for Nonprofits!


Nonprofits can register for any or all of the four complimentary sessions at  [link]. Topics include how to: improve your donors’ experience.

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can order your copy here. WAKE works closely with private sector partners to provide tools, products and volunteer advisors. Women’s

Creating Karma in Business: How Using Your Purpose to Serve Others via Joining a Board Will Grow Your Business


At this point you’ve heard the numbers enough from us. Nearly 2 million nonprofit board seats open up in this country every year. Have patience.

How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

How much should you designate for the operating reserve? In classic consultant speak, I’m going to say “it depends.” Economic health of the community.

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5 Donation Page Blunders That Kill Fundraising Response Rates

John Haydon

The latest research from M+R looks under the hood at how 105 various nonprofits raise money online. Online Fundraising

You CAN Tech Plan! New Online Training Shows You How

Tech Soup Blog

Tech planning is one of those things everyone knows they should do. Start tech planning today! Practical, Tactical Training by and for Nonprofits.

Performance Management Sucks – Here’s What to Do about It


As always, Jamie Notter whets our appetite on the topic of performance management over at Association Success. It’s ripe for removal or reinvention.

Let’s Step It Up: Join Me for a Walking Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Surgeon General in partnership with Fitbit has issued the  Step It Up! She said even if you started walking 20 minutes a day, it would help.

3 Keys to Lasting Participant Retention in P2P Fundraising 

Connection Cafe

This year’s Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Study shows retention rates declining for Walks and 5Ks. Improve customer service. Train them well.

Better Fundraising Starts with… Comedy?

John Haydon

It’s always played a major role in how I make sense of the world and take care of myself (if […]. appeared first on John Haydon.

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4 Free Webinars to Clear Up Cloud Confusion

Tech Soup Blog

Autumn brings bright blue skies and fleecy cumulus clouds that eventually bring rain. Is the Cloud Right for You? Azure Autumn Skies. spanhidden.

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers


How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know! Additional Findings. Conclusions. philanthropy

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open


Applications will be accepted through Sunday, October 16. Learn more about the purpose and timeline of the fellowship program here. APPLY HERE!

The Essence of Fundraising Ethics at Year-End

Connection Cafe

Right now, the focus is on Thanksgiving. I’ve personally received five packages of greeting cards and more calendars than there are walls in my house.

The Top 5 Membership Management Software Platforms

Wild Apricot Blog

With almost 200 different membership management software platforms, choosing which is right for your organization is no easy task.