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3 Keys to Pitching Pro Bono Opportunities for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Over the last year, we’ve done our best to extol the benefits of skills-based volunteerism to npEngage readers , offering best practices for and case studies on pro bono service. From the response you’ve provided, we know many of you are eager to engage in this work and are looking for the best way to approach potential skilled volunteers – either as individuals or through a corporate partnership.

10 Common Misconceptions about Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Gyrus

Despite lots of recognition in the market, learning management systems are often regarded as something which is

Tips & Tools To Appreciate Your Nonprofit Staff and Build A Culture of Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of my work with nonprofit organizations to help them build a culture of resilience that I wrote about in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , I have facilitated retreats where staff brainstorm ideas and identify simple ways that they can make working at their organization more enjoyable.

U.N. SDGs: Choosing the Right Goals for Your Organization

Connection Cafe

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a broad platform that actualizes the idea of giving with a purpose. In 2015 all the United Nations member states adopted the impact measurement framework which consists of 17 broad goals, 169 targets and, currently, 232 indicators. The U.N.

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Top 4 Web Hosting Providers for Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Chuck Spidell , founder of ILLUSIO and a WordPress Strategist committed to helping nonprofits get their websites unstuck and moving forward. When it comes to technology, you get what you pay for.

T-Shirt Fundraising: A New Take on Crowdfunding

NonProfit Hub

If your nonprofit is looking for a new fundraising idea that will get your supporters excited to make a donation, then t-shirt fundraising could be exactly what you’re looking for.

#AI4Good: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About AI

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and to spread generosity.

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The Best Way to Thank Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Harry Gardner , Content and Partnerships Manager at GivePanel. Any fundraiser worth their salt knows they should be thanking people who donate or fundraise for their cause.

How Nonprofits Can Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

NonProfit Hub

Bitcoin has been around for just over 10 years, and in that time it has become a big deal. It’s discussed in everything from Trump’s tweets to popular songs, TV shows and movies.

9 Things about Learning Management Systems your Boss Wants to Know?

Gyrus

Investing in a new concept means investing huge bucks, which is certainly not preferred by any employer. However, being the head

Nonprofits Are Adding Bots to their Social Media Teams

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are many chat bot authoring platforms that make it easy for anyone to create a bot without requiring the technical expertise in natural language programming. While easy to set up, designing an effective bot for a nonprofit from scratch can be daunting.

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Two Crucial Themes from the GDPR Featuring in US-Privacy Legislation

Connection Cafe

2018 was a seminal year for privacy. India drafted its first data privacy bill. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, spawning nearly a dozen investigations by international and US regulators over Facebook’s data practices. Its executives were hauled before Congressional committees.

101 Ways To Get New Members For Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Want to grow your membership? Here are 101 ways your organization can attract and recruit more members both in the short and long term

Roll With Your Role: Feeling Valued in the Workplace

NonProfit Hub

A major challenge most working adults face every day is getting themselves up and going for work. The perpetual dailiness of life can get tiring if you aren’t motivated by a passion. You get up, get ready, look yourself in the mirror and something doesn’t feel right. Something’s gotta change.

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Throwing Open The Doors

Museum 2.0

Recently, I was in Maine on a research trip/ quick family getaway. My children were fairly patient, partly as they don’t know there are families that don’t drag their children with them for work trips.

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3 Key Benefits of Switching from Manual Check Writing to Automated Processes

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For those of you who are responsible for all of the financial responsibilities in your office, you may be tasked with completing a huge job each month within a short time frame. The job that you do can even become very stressful and nerve racking, especially since not one error can be made.

4 Ways AI is the Next Big Game-Changer in Museum Membership & Attendance

Connection Cafe

Artificial intelligence (AI) might just be the buzzword of the year, and with good reason. From filtering email spam to offering up personalized Netflix recommendations, AI already underlies many routine aspects of our lives in ways we don’t even realize.

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How to Spot Useful Nonprofit Tech Tools — And 3 You Can Use Today

Wild Apricot

Here are several useful nonprofit tech tools, as well as how you can select the right ones for your nonprofit, from guest poster Amy Neumann, founder of Free Tech for Nonprofits

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Leveraging Facebook to the Fullest

NonProfit Hub

By Josh Kashorek, Director of Marketing from Five Q. Why Facebook is Important to Nonprofits. If you’re a marketer, then you know the impact that Facebook has globally. The platform provides a vast space for organizations of all sizes to reach people all over the world. The social media giant has 1.47

One-Man Bands and Museum Labor as an Access Barrier

Museum 2.0

When I was little, my uncle drove me to see a real big top circus. I don’t quite remember where it was, somewhere over in the farmlands near Santa Cruz, like Gilroy or Watsonville.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Elizabeth McDonough of Classy. If it seems like we’ve been talking about 2020 for decades—it’s because we have been.

Best Airtel prepaid international roaming plans for traveling abroad

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Traveling abroad? We’re sure you have gone through your checklist several times –packing clothes for temperature abroad, booking hotel rooms, planning a detailed tour itinerary, getting your phone ready for overseas travel. Oh did you forget the last one?

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How To Create Explainer Videos That Donors Will Love

Nonprofits Source

Think for a second, how many videos have you watched this week? This whole month? If your browsing habits are anything like the majority of people’s, chances are you see at least a couple of videos every day. It’s really not surprising.

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Rowboats and Magic Feathers: Reflections on 13 Years of Museum 2.0

Museum 2.0

Woman reading a book on a beached rowboat, 1925. Image via State Library of Queensland (an institution I love). Dear friends, This is my last post as the author of Museum 2.0. I'm thrilled that Seema Rao is taking this blog and museum community into its next chapter.

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt.

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Grant Seeking 101: Finding the Right Fit

Connection Cafe

In my last post on getting started with grants , we covered the basics of grants and how to determine if your organization was ready to apply for grants. Today, we’ll talk about how to find grants, and how to determine whether the grants you do find are a good fit for your organization. The good news is that, no matter where you are, there are a lot of potential grants. In the U.S., there are over 86,000 grantmaking organizations awarding over $60 billion in grants each year.

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The untapped employment sector of India- Data Science

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Data science is one of the major sectors that have the potential to grow into the biggest employment generating sector in India but still the sector is not explored by the youth, result of which can be seen from the data of NASSCOM which says that there are 1.3

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10 Tips for Turning Photos Into Powerful Stories

John Haydon

The Internet is slowly but surely becoming one big picture book. Instagram and Pinterest have grown at astronomic rates precisely because they allow people to easily create, curate and share pictures.

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How nonprofits can benefit from strategic planning

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Nicole Salusky Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Strategic planning is essential if nonprofits are to achieve desired results and identify goals.

How Not To Run A Meeting

Eric Jacobsen Blog

At the next meeting you lead, don't: Hold it if the meeting will seem unnecessary to your participants. Allow attendees to use their smartphones for personal reasons. Let participants interrupt each other. Go beyond your scheduled time.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 110: Understanding Data Privacy Regulations

Connection Cafe

New privacy regulations, data breaches and consumer attitudes about data privacy are constantly in the headlines. But it’s not just corporations that have to worry about data privacy – data privacy regulations are a serious topic for social good organizations as well. Cameron Stoll, Principal Legal Counsel at Blackbaud, joins host Steve MacLaughlin to explore the topic of data privacy regulations in depth.

After 5G, Comes 6G

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We rarely ever consider much of anything about how we get internet so easily to our cell phones, no matter where we are. We know that there are G related networks and that we just recently converted to the 5G network, and everyone was really excited, but where did it come from and where is it going?

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The Inevitable Shrinking Workforce

Donor Search

How your professional association can beat the competition to the next generation of talent What are the most pressing challenges facing your trade or professional association or professional society? Attracting talent is likely at or near the top of the list. In 2000, the labor force participation rate for all workers (age 16 and over)… Data and Statistics Uncategorized

Embracing risk culture in nonprofits: let’s start talking about failure

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Jordyn Shafer-Frie Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. What is risk culture? “.staff staff at every level appropriately manage risk as an intrinsic part of their day-to-day work.

Two Lessons From Good To Great

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are two of my favorite quotes from the hugely popular leadership book, Good To Great : "The good-to-great companies did not say, 'Okay, folks, let's get passionate about what we do.' Sensibly, they went the other way entirely; We should only do those things that we can get passionate about." "To

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 109: The Finance Team’s Role in a Connected Office

Connection Cafe

An organization’s finance team is often one of the biggest overlooked strategic assets. However, in a connected office the finance team is a crucial part of driving success for an organization’s mission. Joining the podcast today to explore this topic is Russell Pomeranz, President and CEO of Claverack Advisory Group.

Why Should Your Secure Your Programs with Antivirus Program?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Computers have become an important device for our daily work. With so many apps and online access, you never know when a virus hits your computer and crashes it. Hence an antivirus program is important to secure your computer. Antivirus. Antivirus does not take too much space.