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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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Three Things Nonprofits Must Start Doing to Cultivate Supporters

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It’s time to help supporters walk along our donor continuum, not just roll our eyes in frustration because they just don’t get it. think so.

Tips for Riding the Media Wave to Increase Nonprofit Support

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There are a lot of ways nonprofit organizations can tell their stories. But this doesn’t mean that you have to be consuming news all the time.

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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Create a Welcome Series for New Supporters in 3 Easy Steps

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In fact, you just need to follow these three easy steps and you’ll have a welcome series that leaves your supporters asking for more.

How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

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Back in my days as a Corporate Funder, I was routinely asked to provide giving details for our organization. Our focus was on: Dollars granted.

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New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. Your People Are Talking. listen. spiked. approach/.

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How to Grow Offline Support by Executing Stronger Online Strategies

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With proper planning and execution, a stronger online fundraising and marketing strategy can grow all of your avenues of offline support.

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 ! What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? Why we love video. Can they do it?

Supporting Artists With Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

During our holiday party, we displayed thirty pieces of art provided by Creativity Explored , a San Francisco-based nonprofit arts organization.

Support Bookshare for Veterans

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

All the organizations participating in the Challenge are recipients of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The U.S. Thank you!

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically


The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers. Don’t just tweet. Be polite.

Support in the Philippines

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Our dedicated support team stands ready to help you with your needs. Catholic Relief Services. ChildFund International. Direct Relief. Heifer.

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

The mystery of creating real impact using Facebook has eluded many organizations for years now. Grab the trial code at the bottom of the post!

7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles


Donors, volunteers, partners, and sponsors are considered the “life blood” of nonprofit organizations and foundations.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

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

How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

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Want to better engage your supporters? You’ll ensure that your supporters are not receiving too many or too few emails from your organization.

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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Nonprofit Storytelling: 4 Tips to Motivate Supporters

John Haydon

These four tips will help you motivate others with your organization’s story: 1. Tell a deeper story To persuade […]. Content Marketing

Crowdsourcing for Organizations


What can an organization crowdsource? The creatives are performing “microvolunteering” while the organizations get the work done for free.

6 Tips For Engaging And Retaining Your Nonprofit’s ‘BIG’ Supporters


This will give your biggest supporters the opportunity to meet your nonprofit’s board, executives, and most involved staff members.

How to Engage Your Supporters and Find Super Fans

Tech Soup Blog

Think of a team, group, community, or organization that you're really passionate about. The panelists included. Break Through the Noise.

Investing in the Infrastructure of Nonprofit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

We need training programs that support the growth of staff and volunteers. The organizations listed above sent a letter this month to all U.S.

Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content


organizations can now spread targeted content with the click of a button. Through websites, social media, mass-emails, etc.,

My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That small community evolved into the organization – NTEN – the association for nonprofit techies. Donate now ! Fundraising

Our Journey to Support Every Nonprofit on the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

"Today, our network of partners connects more than 90 corporate donors and dozens of foundations with 700,000 organizations in over 100 countries.

How Charities Get Tech Support in Uganda

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared is TechSoup's answer to providing local tech support and learning opportunities. What Is NetSquared? What NGOs in Uganda Need.

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars


Turning your everyday supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. So, how can you help supporters become fundraising superstars?

Tips and Tools to Build Your Organization’s Brand

NonProfit Hub

An organization’s brand is much more than what meets the eye. Graham said it’s a problem she has run into numerous times while working with organizations. If you begin to realize that the brand and your organization’s values aren’t matching up, it may be time to start fresh with a re-brand. Articulate Your Message.

Scary Supporter Horror Stories

Connection Cafe

So in honor of Freaky Friday, here are 13 real supporter horror stories, none of which involve zombies. I’ve changed a few details to protect the innocent (and/or guilty). A one-letter typo nearly cost an organization a dedicated supporter. An organization has their gala/luncheon/whatever and makes an ask. Let her.

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.

Social Tools Help Nonprofits Identify Potential Supporters


The internet is a big place, and it can be hard to find people who understand your message and support your cause.

An Inside View of Harnessing Technology to Support Disaster Relief

Tech Soup Blog

joined some other folks and organized a large virtual volunteer effort called the Katrina PeopleFinder Project. Technology Is Not The Hard Part.

Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement.

Are Your Creepy Pitches Spooking Your Supporters? Pitch Fail and How To Fix It!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are your creepy pitches spooking your supporters? Sincerely, ED of Organization Awesome. Flickr Photo by Las-Initially. We need help.

Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Video streaming by Ustream. The Lean Start Up approach has appealed to me from the first time I heard about it.

Engaging Younger Supporters

Wild Apricot Blog

How is your organization embracing, recruiting and reaching out to this generation? Millennials are now the largest generation in American history. read more ). engagement member engagement

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are significant benefits to both the organization and the leaders themselves by building a thought leadership profile on social. Benefits.

Social Media that Supports Your Organization's Goals


Hopefully, the band wagon has passed your organization, %%FIRST%%, leaving you to contemplate social media strategically, without the distractingly rhythmic drum beat of "you need this, you need this, you need this". Tips for deploying (or not deploying) social programs aligned with your organization’s mission. nptech nten

Behind the Scenes: America Supporting Americas

Connection Cafe

This time, we're behind the scenes at America Supporting Americans (ASA), an organization working to improve the lives of men and women in the military through their three signature programs: Adopt-A-Unit, Foster-A-Unit, and the Youth Civic Action and Awareness Program. Author: Emily Goodstein.