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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

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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.

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Attracting Millennials to Your Organization with Pokémon Go Events

Connection Cafe

Has your organization thought about how to leverage technology like Pokémon Go? Check to see if your organization has PokeStops in the game.

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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!

How Social Is YOUR organization?


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

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.

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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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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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?

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


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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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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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.

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

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.

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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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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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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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.

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. 

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.

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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.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations


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

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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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

7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

There are several strategies your organization can use to budget and raise funds for your operating reserve. Designate board contributions.

Keep Your Organization Safe This October

Tech Soup Blog

" Here's how TechSoup can help your organization stay safe this month (and every other month). Find the security tools you need.

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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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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.

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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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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How Do Other Organizations Control Administrative Costs?

Tech Soup Blog

How are nonprofits coping with this issue? To break the nonprofit starvation cycle, funders must take the lead." spanhidden.

3 Nonprofit Success Metrics That Your Organization Needs to Be Tracking

NonProfit Hub

Roy Cheran is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Roy With nonprofits, evaluation is not in bold and it is dimly lit. It is not easy.

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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?

Tips and Tools to Build Your Organization’s Brand

NonProfit Hub

An organization’s brand is much more than what meets the eye. At Cause Camp , Shala Wilson Graham talked about anything and everything that is related to branding and how nonprofits can improve. Many times, nonprofits don’t recognize the problems that poor branding is causing. Featured Nonprofit Branding

50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

Connection Cafe

Here are 50 fascinating nonprofit statistics you might not have known. 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics from Steve MacLaughlin.