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Technology for Whom? Owning Our Platforms

Non Profit Quarterly

“KAINJI” BY KOMI OLAFIMIHAN/WWW.KOMIOLAF.COM. Click here to download this article as it appears in the magazine, with accompanying artwork. Editors’ note: This article is from the Summer 2022 issue of the Nonprofit Quarterly , “Owning Our Economy, Owning Our Future. ”.

What Your Peer Organizations Are Doing About Raises

NonProfit PRO

Knowing what to do about raises is tough. What if we have a recession?” “But But we had a great year.” “But But we didn’t address raises last year.” “But But our headcount is like a leaky bucket.” So yeah, it’s hard. Staffing & Human Resources Pay raise Raise Raises

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Budget for Communications and Marketing When Proposing New Initiatives

The MatrixFiles

Last week, I attended and spoke at the International Foundation’s Technology and Benefit Communications Conference, held in Boston, MA. I spoke on the topic of “Next-Generation Tools to Enhance Your Communications,” or next-gen tools to communicate benefits to employees.

Roundup: The Best Year-End Fundraising Advice From Nonprofit Consultants

Bloomerang

Your busiest giving season is right around the corner. Are you prepared? In this roundup, I compiled the best year-end fundraising advice from several nonprofit consultants in my network. Use these best practices to get a jumpstart on your year-end planning.

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.

Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

Get Fully Funded

For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Asking for money, can be uncomfortable, right? We all grew up learning that it wasn’t polite to talk about money and it definitely wasn’t right to ask your friends and family for handouts.

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6 ways to put more heart into your fundraising today

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising is about using your heart as well as your head. And maybe fundraising isn’t really about money at all. In the long-run, successful fundraising focuses on relationships. And good fundraisers use their hearts as much as their heads.

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A Better Way to Do Good: The Case for Comprehensive Community Care

Non Profit Quarterly

Months after watching the series Maid , I am still thinking about it. The series is based on the true story of a single mother who flees an abusive partner only to meet obstacle after obstacle as she navigates a system that’s ostensibly meant to protect and provide for her and her young daughter.

Curtis Memorial Library: A Tradition of Local Support

DipJar

At DipJar, we love our customers. Knowing our technology is working to support so many meaningful missions is really satisfying. Public libraries are some of our favorites. They’re so much more than book museums.

Bloomerang Appoints Karen Maloney As Chief Customer Officer

Bloomerang

Bloomerang, the complete donor relationship management solution for thousands of small and medium-sized nonprofits, today announced they welcomed Karen Maloney as the company’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO). As Bloomerang’s CCO, Maloney will lead all aspects of the nonprofit customer experience.

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.

Build a High-Functioning Development Team Year-Round

NonProfit PRO

How do we best utilize the rest of the summer to advance our development work and, more importantly, how do we create a sense of productivity and accountability that permeates our organizational cultures throughout the year? Here are some best practices.

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Bay Area scholarships available for digital marketing conference

NTEN

NTEN is partnering with the Hewlett Foundation to offer 12 in-person and 20 virtual scholarships to the Boot Camp 2022: Infinite Iteration Conference.

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Centralizing Communications with the University of Massachusetts Amherst + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

Founded in 1863 as a land-grant university, the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) has remained unwavering in its commitment to social change and creating a better world.

Smart Growth: How to Expand Your Nonprofit’s Programs While Resisting Temptations

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: New ideas for expanding impact tempt nonprofits to expand their target population, chase new grants or donors, and/or enlarge mission without realizing organization growth.

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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.

Google Ad Grant - Creating a New Account

Elevation

The last thing we need you to do is follow the instructions in this video for creating and providing us access to a Gmail account

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Data Axle Is Honored to Present With BBBSA at ANA

NonProfit PRO

Did you know that Data Axle Nonprofit’s James Purtle and Amy Braiterman are speaking at the Association of National Advertisers conference next week?

Modern Tips to Boost Donor Acquisition

Bloomerang

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13 Volunteer Time-Off (VTO) Stats Your Company Needs to Know

Volunteer Hub

Providing employees with time-off to volunteer is a great way to increase engagement and decrease turnover. Creating an employee benefits program that includes volunteer-time off is a great way to increase employee satisfaction and engagement.

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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.

Sponsorship Refunds, Cancellations, and Postponed Events 

The Sponsorship Collective

Today’s post is inspired by a video I made two years ago just when the worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19 was beginning. Here we are, some years later, and while COVID hasn’t disappeared from our lives entirely, for the most part, events have resumed.

Marketing Your Fundraisers on Social Media: 6 Tips

Elevation

If you’re a nonprofit planning to market a fundraiser, you’re likely deciding how social media will fit into the equation. (If If you’re not, you probably should be!)

How to Deal With Unrealistic Management Expectations When Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Truly caring for the donor is the best way to care for the organization. Do not let unrealistic expectations get you off that basic truth. Here are some best practices for dealing with fundraising expectations. Executive Issues Major Gifts fundraising Major-gifts Management management expectations

Great Fundraising Events: From Experience to Transformation

Bloomerang

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7 Ways to Get Ready for End-Of-Year Giving Today

Cloud 4 Good

As we approach the end of the calendar year, many of your donors will be thinking about end-of-year donations to your organization. In our experience, Cloud for Good recognizes this as a time that elicits feelings of excitement, urgency, and sometimes stress in most of our clients.

The abundance mindset: what it looks like in everyday practice, and the equity implications around it

Nonprofit AF

Y’all, I have a confession to make. I am not sure I like the whole “abundance” thing. In many ways, nonprofit nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Planning the Perfect Annual Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking to bring in secure funding for your nonprofit organization, annual fundraising is a must-do! A watertight annual fund campaign helps you strengthen donor relationships, bring in new supporters and secure your operational expenses

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Top Tips for Bringing Gamification to Social Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Gamification is proving to be a powerful tool that can help nonprofits meet their fundraising and awareness goals. Because people are naturally hardwired to seek rewards, it builds enthusiasm and drives funding. Gamification Peer to Peer Social Media Incentives Social fundraising Social media

Welcome Kits

Bloomerang

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Tips For Leaders Facing Difficult Decisions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From the must-read book, Compassionate Leadership , is this recommendation about decision making from authors Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter : Every time you are faced with a difficult decision you can share the nature and tone of your leadership by asking: Will this have a positive impact on my colleagues’ genuine happiness and well-being?

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How to prevent the creation of a family of disparate sub-brands

Big Duck

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How to Tell a Non-Profit Story from Scratch

The Storytelling Non-profit

Wondering how your non-profit can tell compelling stories that raise money? What exactly do you need to do to tell the story? . Over the years, I’ve created a step by step process that I use every time I help a client tell stories.

The Future of Your Nonprofit Starts Now!

NonProfit PRO

You're invited to the Nonprofit Marketing Summit: Fundraise To The Future on August 16–18. Join 20,000+ nonprofit professionals at the best and the biggest virtual conference for nonprofit marketers.