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#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

Approaching its seventh year, #GivingTuesday’s success isn’t slowing down and only increasing in donor participation. According to Blackbaud’s 2017 Charitable Giving Report , online giving on #GivingTuesday’s increased by 28% from 2016.

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Nonprofit Collaboration: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits are always striving to do more—raise more money, donate more items, impact more lives. Often times our desire to do more is stifled by our limited capacity. After all, we can’t save the world by ourselves. That’s where collaboration comes in.

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Making an online ask may seem difficult if you’re not used to digitally interacting with donors, but you’d be surprised by how easy it can be. Check out these five tips for bolstering your online fundraising. Develop your social media strategy.

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YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently in beta, YouTube has released a new suite of giving tools for a small number of nonprofits in the U.S., however, in the coming coming weeks the company will roll out the tools to all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

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GitHub for Good: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Richard Chiriboga , a web project manager and front-end developer and founder of CorrienteLatina.com. To first understand how GitHub for Good works, let’s take a step back and understand what GitHub actually is.

Data archiving – the benefits you can avail

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Most of the people want to secure their data and for this they make a backup file for your use in future. Archive can store your one to more files and move it to primary store. These may be long term or permanent storage.

Creating a Giving Tuesday Strategy That’s ‘Just Right’

Connection Cafe

“And this chair is just right,” says a Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Sister in a Giving Tuesday Campaign video. The campaign raised $52,000 shattering our goal of $15,000—for new chairs. Far more than the previous year’s total of $15,000. Yes, you read that correctly.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

Everyaction

When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium.

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How You Can Help with Disaster Relief

NonProfit Hub

Hurricane Florence finally made landfall over the weekend, ravaging the Atlantic coast with devastating winds and torrential rain. Mandatory evacuation orders were enforced in several coastal cities.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Behavioral Science to Raise More Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Nate Andorsky , CEO of Creative Science , a digital agency that aligns behavioral science with design and technology to help nonprofits, foundations, and mission-driven companies rethink the way that they engage with people.

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Robotics will Help Businesses Grow, not to Replace Jobs

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

New technologies have today invaded the workplace in different forms. Many firms, for instance, are currently adopting robotics in various areas such as the sports and manufacturing industries. Police are also using remote-controlled robots and hospitals have adopted robots to assist in surgeries.

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Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

Connection Cafe

“How motivated are they to take an active role in their own well-being? That’s the ultimate goal of health care — to have the most engaged patient you possibly can, to get the best possible outcome.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

Everyaction

Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

4 Ways Your Business Should NOT Respond to an Online Petition

Frogloop

Last April, 69-year-old pulmonologist David Dao was dragged, wounded and bleeding, off of a United Airlines plane after refusing to voluntarily relinquish his seat on an overbooked flight.

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report Is Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report is based on the survey results of 6,057 donors worldwide and available for download in four languages – English , español , français , and português.

How to Blend SEO and Creativity for Influencer Marketing?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Gone are those days when business entities had to put their manual efforts to adopt conventional modes to promote their products or services. Nowadays, everything is being simplified through innovation when it comes to digital marketing using websites.

10 Ways Hospital Foundations Can Use Giving Tuesday to Enhance End-of-Year Giving

Connection Cafe

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard about #GivingTuesday. It is held the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday (and after the commercial Black Friday and Cyber Monday), and is a huge fundraising day for thousands of nonprofits and social good organizations.

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

Everyaction

The Ins and Outs of Content Creation

NonProfit Hub

We’ve been receiving a number of inquiries about our content creation process at Nonprofit Hub, so we thought we’d share some of our expertise. Nowadays, content—stories, pictures, graphics, even music—is at the center of nearly every organization’s marketing strategy, so it’s important that you do it right. Nonprofit Hub’s content team is small but mighty—just a handful of writers and designers are in charge of all the content you see throughout our website and publications.

Where do Board Members Disappear to Between Meetings?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Cindi Phallen President, Create Possibility. Have you ever made an announcement at a board meeting and everyone is excited and pledges to be involved in this new plan or initiative? WOO HOO! Then, a little time goes by and it’s like crickets.

The Perfect Way to Protect Your Business Documents

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Today’s world is full of hackers and notorious individuals who may try to proliferate into your business if you do not protect your business documents properly. There are various ways of doing so and it is wise to choose the best way. Not requirement to remember a password.

It’s Time to Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!

Connection Cafe

In this strange fundraising climate, here’s a trend we can all appreciate: Now in its seventh year, #GivingTuesday donations continue to grow by double digits. Last year Blackbaud processed nearly $61 million in gifts to support more than 7,200 missions – an incredible 28 percent jump from 2016.

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

Everyaction

As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season. With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling.

The Anatomy of a Great Social Media Post

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to marketing, social media should be your organization’s go-to tool. It helps you reach a wider audience, engage with distant supporters, draw people to your website and legitimize your brand. Although managing multiple accounts for your organization may seem confusing and overwhelming at first, good social media content actually follows a pretty simple formula.

Leading with GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Feelings of being stuck, overwhelmed and frustrated plague too many of our workplaces says Laurie Sudbrink , author of the book, Leading With GRIT.

What is Search Engine Optimization and Why is it Important

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are running an online business or website you will have heard of the term, SEO or Search Engine Optimisation. SEO is more important today that it has ever been.

What Fundraisers Need to Know About How Women and Men Give During Retirement

Connection Cafe

The number of retirees is growing quickly. In the United States, 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day through 2030. What do nonprofit fundraisers need to know about how this growing population approaches charitable giving during retirement?

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Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature

Everyaction

For fundraisers, the clarity of each donor contact record matters. A clean and complete contact record saves time and provides fundraisers with the full picture. Development teams need to know how the relationship with each donor has evolved over the years.

[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Ben Bisbee

NonProfit Hub

In this episode, Randy and Ben Bisbee focus on volunteerism —what it means in today’s world, and what it will mean in years to come. They talk about the changing context behind managing volunteers, what it means to surround yourself with good people and so much more. Check it out and let us know your thoughts on the future of volunteerism in the comments! Ben is a self-proclaimed “madman with focus.”

The Enemy of Engagement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

" Frustration in the workplace is a silent killer," claim authors Mark Royal and Tom Agnew in their terrific book, The Enemy of Engagement. Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want.

Difference Between Information Governance And Data Governance

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In today’s digitized world, more and more companies are realizing and utilizing concepts such as Information Governance and data governance to stay on top of the competition.

The Top 17 Fundraising Software Tools for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

Looking for fundraising software? Check out this up-to-date guide to see which one best suits your organization. nonprofit-fundraising-software fundraising-software-for-nonprofits fundraising-software-tools fundraising-software Fundraising

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

Everyaction

Building out an email list is a science; each factor from your subject line to the length of your email body, to the timing of your send can contribute to your list growth.

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