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8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? Every nonprofit needs strategy: it’s essential to making mindful choices.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

The Performance Imperative offers a common definition of high performance, supported by seven pillars of highly effective organizations.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! Facebook Live and Periscope broadcasts are being used by more and more nonprofits each day. Instantly differentiate your nonprofit from the competition.

Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Whether your organization feels like your mission will advance or be under attack in 2017, one important area of focus will be revenue.

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#GivingTuesday: No Organization too Small

Connection Cafe

Don’t be fooled into thinking your organization is too small to participate in the success of #GivingTuesday. Get excited for the possibilities!

Harnessing Your Organization’s Story: The Missing Ingredient in Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. Isn’t our organization great?!

How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” Congratulations.

3 Strategies to Build Your Organization’s Financial Capacity

Connection Cafe

Here are three strategies your organization can use to build its capacity to plan for more, not less resources to meet its mission. 1.

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7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

In the nonprofit sector, there are various ethical and moral dilemmas that could creep in and bog down your straight path to doing more good.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

Connection Cafe

You also most likely have some experience with accepting and tracking financial gifts from donors to a charitable organization. Now what?

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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#BBCON 2016| What’s in It for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

So I went ahead and picked out some of the top sessions for Arts & Cultural organization to make planning your conference journey just a little bit easier. Maximizing Engagement at Your Arts & Cultural Organization – Learn how you can move your visitors from “hello” to “I do” with a personalized journey for your supporters.

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5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

More than half of nonprofits report having 3 months or less of cash-on-hand and 12% had less than 1 month of cash-on-hand.

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3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? have 1021 pins.

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Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for 2017?

Connection Cafe

With end of year fast approaching, it’s likely that your nonprofit is making plans for 2017. And every pixel counts.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.

5 Critical Characteristics of Data Driven Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Over a year ago, I set out on a journey to understand why nonprofits are not making more out of the hidden treasure in their data.

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How to Organize Volunteers to Maximize Impact

Wild Apricot Blog

So, how do you organize your volunteers in a way that maximizes their impact with your organization, and, you know… makes them want to stick it out in the long run? association nonprofit organize VolunteersWith over 62.5 million people volunteering in the US and 12.7

Disney’s Secret Sauce – 3 Learnings You Can Take Back To Your Arts Organization Today

Connection Cafe

So, I thought it would be fun to share 3 strategies and tactics you can learn from Disney and apply at your organization. 1.

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Solving Nonprofit Marketing Challenges across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

It takes both a local and national presence to implement the strategies that will allow a nonprofit to make an impact. Donor Insight.

One Cost Your Organization Can’t Afford to Cut

Connection Cafe

More often than not, nonprofit organizations are tasked with doing more with less. But one cost nonprofits must realize they can’t afford to cut is training.  An investment in employee training can actually increase productivity , thus reducing costs and boosting employee retention. Nonprofit Management

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3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

So what’s holding your organization back from making internal changes? . Training is an investment in both you and your organization’s future. 

Knowing When to Choose a Nonprofit-Specific Accounting Solution

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit organizations are accountable to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Nonprofit accounting is complex.

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The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

Connection Cafe

If your nonprofit truly cares about keeping its donors, and it should, then this book is required reading for fundraisers. Happy reading….

Investing in the Infrastructure of Nonprofit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

nonprofit sector is in many respects the envy of the world for its strength and diversity. Nonprofits and foundations have accomplished a lot.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

When it comes to resources, many nonprofits and associations feel strapped or constrained by budget and capacity. What is crowdsourcing? Action.

Engaging Millennials for Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

For instance, what does it look like for someone to be fully engaged with your organization? So where should you start? Engagement.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Mobile

How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

However, this is not a set standard by which organizations should be judged. Organization’s importance in community crisis situations (e.g.

Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

During Alan’s session, he really focused on the importance of organization culture in technology projects.  How we engage and collaborate.

Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The model  indicates areas where organizations should focus time and learning to move to the next stage.   I will be using it in the workshop.

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Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars.

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Solved! The Nonprofit Data Mystery

Connection Cafe

The data nonprofits have is often overlooked and undervalued by them. So many nonprofits don’t maximize the hidden treasure they are sitting on.

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8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

You’ve got the usual list of suspects at your organization: the online engagement tool, a blog, social media platforms, and a website.

Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

For this  Designing for Good  episode, we’re showcasing the best examples of nonprofit storytelling of 2016. We’d love to see them!

8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

And somehow, you’re able to manage all of the money your organization raises each year without missing a beat. But it’s not always easy.

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5 Best Practices for Negotiating Funding for a Thriving Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

In the nonprofit world, the beneficiaries of nonprofit services usually provide little, if any, of the revenue to fund the services they receive.

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Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer:  Yes! How do you manage it all?

Can Your Nonprofit Accounting Software Do This?

Connection Cafe

If you’re involved in the nonprofit world, then you’re well aware of the current pressures for organizations to become more transparent.

TechSoup's Commitment to the Organizations We Serve

Tech Soup Blog

Recent elections and events across the world have stirred strong emotions and often seemed to highlight differences. The right to disagree. Of thought.