Trending Articles

How to Build a Grateful Patient Program to Drive Lifetime Donors

Connection Cafe

Today’s healthcare market is consumer driven. Forward thinking facilities must find ways to attract, keep, and nurture patients. Engaging grateful patients in philanthropy is an ideal way to do just that.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

Job 45

Trending Sources

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Almost four years ago, I wrote my experience as a participant n a design-thinking lab to give input on a digital strategy for a philanthropy. The design lab was facilitated by Pete Maher, founder of Luma Institute.

10 Random, but Interesting Stats About Online Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The inaugural edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report will be released on September 4,2017. The report is groundbreaking in that it is the only annual research project dedicated to studying how and why donors worldwide give to their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

Stats 33

Why Email Deliverability is the Most Important Metric for Nonprofits

Frogloop

List size. Open rates. Page views. Click-through rates. Dollars donated. These are often the key metrics a nonprofit uses to determine the success of their digital program. However, it’s not the most important one

Rate 29

More Trending

Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

Sponsored by Animoto. Nonprofits have a unique advantage on Facebook. Facebook is an environment where billions of people go to check in on what matters most to them and this includes the causes they’re most passionate about.

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers

BoardAssist

How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know! That’s why BoardAssist compiles this data every year from the hundreds of nonprofits we serve and shares it with the nonprofit community.

Mali 26

Monthly Giving: 4 Ways to Improve Donor Retention and Recruit Sustainers

Connection Cafe

In the second installment of the Blackbaud Institute’s Sustainers in Focus series —research-backed best practices for marketing, promoting, soliciting, and fulfilling a sustained giving program— Best Practice # 1 was to ask new donors to give on a monthly basis.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My conversation with the Albert Einstein Bot.

Boomer Bootcamp!

SocialFish

Message for SocialFish readers from my friend Shira Harrington – please share if you know anyone who might be interested!

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

I am continually amazed by what our Nonprofit Hub team can accomplish as lean as we operate. This summer, we took a different approach by hiring a new wave of interns. It had been a while since I was able to hire and train a number of people at once.

Refugee Response: TechSoup's New Online Technology Resource for NGOs Helping Refugees

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is proud celebrate World Refugee Day by announcing a new humanitarian project that that we're doing in Europe and the Middle East. It's called Refugee Response , and it's a project in cooperation with Microsoft to respond to the refugee crisis.

How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) is the political voice for kids. We’re fiercely bipartisan because we believe that kids’ issues shouldn’t be a Republican or Democratic issue.

Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy.

The 22 Features Every Top Nonprofit Website Has

Wild Apricot Blog

Your nonprofit website can make or break your organization. That’s the unfortunate reality these days when so much happens online. To help other nonprofits create websites that bring in massive support, I’ve compiled the 22 features every top nonprofit website has. website nonprofit-website

How to Use Slack for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

I sit on a couple of different boards for nonprofits and I’ve learned that sometimes, organizations run into snags. And often, these snags come from communication mishaps…” who was supposed to do what and when were they supposed to do it?”.

How Nonprofits Can Improve Their Email Deliverability

Tech Soup Blog

A recent study published in May 2017 by digital tool provider EveryAction reported that over 18 percent of nonprofit fundraising emails ended up in junk folders in 2016.

Spam 27

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

At the Lupus Foundation of America , we’ve been active on Instagram since 2013, though until recently, it was not a central part of our organization’s social media strategy. By mid-2016 however, Instagram’s growth in popularity was having upside effects that we couldn’t ignore.

Ideas 77

How Much Is Nonprofit Workplace Stress Self-Inflicted?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I facilitated a workshop on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Linking Nonprofit High Performance to Wellbeing in Santa Cruz hosted by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County. Part of the workshop includes an assessment and reflection about the causes of stress in the nonprofit workplace.

Poll 31

49 Popular Nonprofit Software Tools That Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot Blog

Like any company, your nonprofit needs software to increase productivity. Here are 49 of the most popular nonprofit software tools perfect for that. technology nonprofit-software

Boost Your Fundraising Potential with Team Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Online fundraising is one of the most effective, low-cost ways to raise funds for your organization. Online fundraising tools can elevate your fundraising goals, since donors can give at anytime, anywhere, with a mobile device.

Tips and Tools to Strengthen Your Fundraising and Accounting

Tech Soup Blog

While focusing on your organization's fiscal year-end planning, it might be a good time to revisit your fundraising strategy. We've put together a list of fundraising and also financial accounting resources and product donations.

Preparing for the Annual Audit—Identifying Risks and Establishing Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

In my last blog, I talked about how the audit is often viewed as a chore. I introduced the idea of taking a step back—way back—and starting with a partnership with Program in which Finance brings our expertise in targeting risks and measuring performance and compliance.

ETR Steps Forward for Weekly #WorkplaceWellness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

ETR Associates Staff Walking Group. Note from Beth: I recently facilitated a Happy Healthy Nonprofit workshop on bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace. We discussed the importance of leadership modeling and supporting a culture of wellbeing.

24 Things I Wish I Knew Before Entering the Nonprofit World

Wild Apricot Blog

I asked Shawna, and a dozen other seasoned nonprofit pros what they wish they knew before signing on to work for a nonprofit. Here are the 22 things that they hammered home. working-at-a-nonprofit

Everything You Need to Know About Donor Relations

NonProfit Hub

Cultivating donations is not the only way to fund your nonprofit, but it’s certainly one tried and true strategy to keeping your impact. Perfecting donor relations is key to cultivating and keeping donors. Donors are one of the great forms of engagement in a cause.

How to Set Up an E-commerce Store and Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

The days where selling online meant owning a huge warehouse, holding lots of stock, and dealing with endless product manufacturers are over. Of course, it works in some instances, but there is no longer a need to go about e-commerce in this way if it doesn't work for your needs.

[New eBook] Fundraising Matters: Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

A few years ago, something hit those of us in the nonprofit sector right between the eyes. It had been there all along but no one had quite put their finger on it. We acknowledged that we were running on fumes based on an ideological mindset that scarcity somehow made us nobler practitioners.

eBook 77

New E-Book: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s not secret to nonprofits that fundraising is critical to the success of your mission. But, does your entire organization treat it this way? Is culture of philanthropy embedded in the way that everyone does their work?

6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings

Help 17

[PODCAST] How Small Nonprofits Can Partner with Corporations | Ft. Julie Hirshey

NonProfit Hub

“If we’re able to focus our light, we’re going to be able to do more good.” – Julie Hirshey.

TechSoup Members Really Love Cloud Services (and Other Things You Told Us)

Tech Soup Blog

A couple months back, we surveyed TechSoup members on their views of the cloud. We wanted to know whether you use cloud services, how you used them, and what concerns you have about the cloud. Just under 2,000 people took the survey.

Files 16

Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Today’s nonprofit marketers must be experts in learning how to shift their organizational culture towards a culture of philanthropy.

How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Brittney Bush.