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Succession Planning: Mitigate the Burn for When the Torch Is Passed

NonProfit PRO

An inevitable and essential board role is making CEO succession plans. No CEO is irreplaceable, and, in fact, the roles and skills needed in a CEO will change over time and with the evolution of the organization.

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Three Keys for Transforming Your Association with Analytics

Association Analytics

While change in your association is inevitable, it’s important not to change for change’s sake. To make a real impact, harnessing your association data as a guide to meaningful change will benefit your members — and your organization.

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Who Wins and Who Loses on Giving Tuesday

NonProfit PRO

Amidst all the excitement of Giving Tuesday, we’re missing an opportunity to highlight how major giving days can reinforce inequality, further ensconcing us in a system where there are winners and losers — too often along lines of race and class.

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7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

TechSoup

In our increasingly interconnected world, about 82 percent Americans use some form of social network. Social media has become an important channel nonprofits can use to boost their outreach and fundraising capabilities. Social Media Marketing and Communications Donor Management

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

GivingTuesday 2022: Celebrating EveryAction customers’ accomplishments

EveryAction

Established in 2012 at the 92nd Street Y as a day to encourage everyone to “give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity,” the nonprofit world knows GivingTuesday , the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a major fundraising day and serves for many as the unofficial start to the year-end fundraising season.

Fundraising Transformation Virtual Summit

Bloomerang

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How Louisiana State University Online & Continuing Education Drives Data-Backed Decisions with Marketing Cloud Intelligence (Datorama)

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Louisiana State University Online and Continuing Education ( LSU OCE ) is a critical facet of the LSU family of institutions.

Fundraising beyond GivingTuesday: 5 tips to maximize year end giving 

Candid

It’s that time of year again. The year-end giving season kicks off with a lot of hype around GivingTuesday, when nonprofits invest significant time, energy, and resources into launching campaigns for the special day.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What’s A Better Hook: Suspense Or Emotion?

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question come from a nonprofit employee who want advice on whether suspense or emotion is a better hook in a fundraising appeal: .

Customer Service for Nonprofits: 4 Ways to Retain Donors

NonProfit PRO

At their core, nonprofits are service-oriented. And while there are distinctions between the way for-profit and nonprofit entities run, the standards of customer service apply equally between the two. Direct Response Retention Customer service

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Six ways to thank new (and repeat) donors at your association

Nimble AMS

You’re already aware that d onors play a crucial role in your association’s fundraising success. Proper donor stewardship is vital to your organization hitting its financial campaign goals.

Are You Ready For the Giving Tuesday Movement?

VisionLink

Giving Tuesday has grown to be the largest day of giving to nonprofits across the US, and it's happening today, November 29. Visionlink is a proud promoter of Giving Tuesday and we have some tips to help you drive successful receiving and giving campaigns. Our customers will use countless and ‘countful’ volumes of CommunityOS™ data and program resources to articulate the impact of their humanitarian programs across housing, hunger and health services, to name a few.

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[Webinar] How to Create a Year-End Campaign on CauseVox

CauseVox

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it, your year-end fundraising campaign. Studies have shown that the last few weeks of the year are a time of heightened generosity and philanthropy. So how can you take advantage of the season of giving to raise more for your organization?

Fundraising Transformed

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Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Charity Navigator Unveils New Website to Better Serve Donors

NonProfit PRO

Charity Navigator unveiled a new website for donors that includes a reinvented search experience and a streamlined design to help donors easily find and support organizations working on causes close to their hearts. Accountability News/Stats/Studies Web Design Charity Navigator new website Website

Time’s almost up! Join us for Benchmarks 2023

M+R

The deadline to join the 2023 Benchmarks Study is THIS Friday, December 2. Be sure to sign our consent form to secure your spot! Read time: 2 minutes. The annual M+R Benchmarks Study is a tasty fusion of digital fundraising, advocacy, and marketing data.

5 Ways to Manage Volunteer Expectations

The Volunteer Hub

Exceeding volunteer expectations is the best way to retain them. What are your volunteers hoping to gain? What does a good experience look like to them? Here are 5 ways to manage volunteer expectations.

A step-by-step guide to boosting member engagement in 2023

Nimble AMS

Is your association looking to boost member engagement in the new year? You’re not alone!

The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

The Buyer’s Playbook to Donor Management Software

Bloomerang

Let us know if this scenario sounds familiar: You and your team have decided to invest in a donor management and fundraising software solution. You’re ready to buy, but you’re not sure where to start when it comes to choosing the right software for your nonprofit.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 72: Discover Ways to Become a More Efficient Fundraiser

NonProfit PRO

Crystal Schanette, director of data services at SOME (So Others Might Eat), and Kimberly O'Donnell, chief fundraising and engagement officer at Bonterra, join The NonProfit Voice to discuss ways to fundraise efficiently, such as automation, multichannel engagement, and predictive analytics.

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How can you manage burnout and fatigue as a communications professional?

Big Duck

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A Recap of TechSoup's Future of Work Conference

TechSoup

We are in the midst of a paradigm shift where virtual meeting platforms, work flexibility, equity, and team happiness are key factors shaping the future of the nonprofit workspace.

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What is CAPI and how will it impact your nonprofit?

Media Cause

A glimpse at a cookie free world . Since 2007 Facebook has found great success in serving ads to its users at what could be considered a shockingly specific level.

ALDE | Faith & Fundraising

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Nonprofit Survey Unveils Gen Z Insights Into Advocating for Top Issues

NonProfit PRO

American Student Assistance conducted a quantitative study of more than 2,000 13-18-year-olds from across the nation to gain insights into Gen Z's attitudes and behaviors around activism. News/Stats/Studies Activism American Student Assistance Gen Z

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Employee Spotlight – Sumedha Tare

fusionSpan

Sumedha Tare. Senior Consultant Salesforce. Sumedha joined fusionSpan in Feb 2019. She graduated from MIT Pune University in Computer engineering.

10 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Examples for Nonprofits

Donorbox Nonprofit

Peer-to-peer fundraising has gained popularity among nonprofit organizations ever since they realized its huge fundraising potential. Even a few ardent supporters can help them raise thousands in donations through the power of their personal networks.

Four tips to make your annual report member-centric

Nimble AMS

It’s beginning to look a lot like the annual reporting season! Each year your association rush es to collect last-minute data to keep your members and stakeholders updated on your accomplishments.

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Reduce Dependency on Year-End and Episodic Giving by Modeling Donor Sentiment Year-Round

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofit organizations have fallen into an unhealthy dependency on the impulses of episodic donors and an overreliance on year-end giving. The challenge with these two giving patterns is that they are unpredictable. . Software/Technology episodic giving Year-End Giving

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Where to Start Your Search for Silent Auction Items

Get Fully Funded

So, you’ve decided to have a silent auction to raise money for your cause. Good for you! When you do it right, hosting a fundraising event that includes an auction brings many benefits. However, it also comes with challenges, including the work of finding the best auction items.

Use HubSpot to Improve Program and Services Operations

TechSoup

HubSpot is a customer or constituent relationship manager that has the tools community-based nonprofits need to better serve their program enrollees or those using services.

Client Spotlight: Joseph Maley Foundation

Qgiv

This is a very special client spotlight in honor of International Day of People with Disabilities. What is International Day of People with Disabilities?