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Modern Wellbeing: Infographic from Kaleido Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click Image to See Original Image in Larger Size. This infographic is titled “ Modern Wellbeing ” was created by Jeremiah Owyang and his business partner Jessica Groopman from Kaleido Insights.

How Salem State University Launched Its First Ever Giving Day

Connection Cafe

“We had been struggling with Giving Tuesday for a number of years, and our leadership just kept coming back to it.

GivingTuesday India Kicks Off the Global Giving Season

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: GivingTuesday India. In the US, GivingTuesday is after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and marks the start of the year-end giving.

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6 Reasons Why People Do Not Give to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

7,106 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. Of those, 1,049 responded that they had not given to charity within the last 12 months.

7 Fall Fundraiser Ideas

NonProfit Hub

The leaves are changing, the air is chilly and you can’t escape the smell of bonfire no matter where you go—it must be fall!

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. If you're not already an EveryAction user, here's 50 reasons to make the switch today. #1.

Giving Days Down Under: Five Key Steps for a Successful #GivingDay

Connection Cafe

At this point, nearly every university in the US has run or is considering starting a giving day. Of course, this trend started or was inspired by #GivingTuesday and some universities do participate in the day.

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Is It Time for a Rebrand?

NonProfit Hub

This post is sponsored by Briteweb. Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and thought it might be time for a change ? Maybe your haircut is getting a little tired, or you haven’t updated your wardrobe in a few years.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book. Most recently, we co-wrote an op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers.

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Return on Mission: A Framework to Measure Success at Philanthropic Organizations

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit organization, which factor do you believe best showcases the success of your mission? Overhead to program expense ratio. Having money left over to reinvest at the end of the year. Programmatic statistics related to mission impact.

3 Must-Know Stats about Gen Z Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Gary Wohlfeill , Director of Marketing at CrowdRise , who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand.

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The Best Nonprofit Media Campaigns of 2018 (So Far)

NonProfit Hub

As the end of 2018 approaches, we’ve gathered a collection of the best nonprofit media campaigns from the first 10 months of the year. Whether these organizations are raising money, spreading awareness or trying to create a movement, they’ve all put a unique spin on traditional mass media marketing.

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner! Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year.

Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: When United Way Worldwide colleague Neil Parekh shared this piece earlier this week, I asked if he would publish as a guest post on my blog. I know it was a difficult piece for Neil to write and appreciate him sharing this. TRIGGER WARNING.

How Crowdfunding Can Help Cultivate True Employee Engagement

Connection Cafe

Forward-thinking companies understand that both their employees’ purpose and their community’s social good needs play into their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

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Great News! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report Has Secured Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As production begins on the fourth edition of the Global NGO Technology Report , Nonprofit Tech for Good is thrilled to announce that a new sponsor has been secured.

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Is It Time to Hire an Executive Director?

NonProfit Hub

One of the most difficult decisions to make as a new or existing nonprofit is whether to hire an executive director. Many nonprofits start with this position, whether they’re the founder of the organization or they were brought in to provide leadership and wisdom.

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. While it’s important to follow standard best practices, engagement rates depend highly on the preferences of one’s audience, which can vary greatly between nonprofits who serve a diverse array of communities and issues.

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Recap: Twitter #GivingTuesdayMyths Chat Hosted by Salesforce Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday Allison Fine and I participated in a chat hosted by the Salesforce Foundation and moderated by Emily Goodstein on the topic “GivingTuesday Myths.”

10 Memorable Quotes from the 2018 Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

The 2018 Social Good Summit once again reminded all of us how much there is to accomplish by 2030 while also giving us the hope that it’s possible.

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3 Matching Gift Fundraising Tips for Savvy Nonprofits

John Haydon

If your organization doesn’t have a matching gifts fundraising strategy, you’re missing out on easy money. In fact, through matching gift programs specifically, you can double your fundraising power with little-to-no extra effort.

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Importance of digital media marketing

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you understand the importance of digital marketing and looking for a professional agency that offers best digital marketing and reputation management services to generate more leads and increase ROI for your business then you should only take on the services of the best digital marketing agency.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for October 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 48 free nonprofit webinars taking place in October. Free-Nonprofit-Webinars free-webinars webinar-roundup nonprofit-webinars

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Budgeting for Your Company’s Matching Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

At Blackbaud, we take a unique approach to our employee matching gift program, one that is popular amongst other corporate giving programs. With our matching program, Blackbaud empowers employee philanthropy through individual choice.

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Giving Tuesday Done Right – A KISS Plan for Small Nonprofits

John Haydon

This November 27th is Giving Tuesday, the Global Day of giving that has been growing each year exponentially since 2012. Let’s look at last year’s numbers: Over 300 million raised – almost twice the amount raised in 2016. Over 2.5 million gifts averaging $120.

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Give Your Customers a Professional Vacation Rental Website

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are in the marketing business, offer SEO services, or if you are a web designer, then one of the best markets to target is vacation rentals.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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Launching the First Wave of the OF/BY/FOR ALL Change Network

Museum 2.0

How do you build a movement for institutional change? That's the question we've been grappling with as we start the OF/BY/FOR ALL initiative. Our goal is to help civic and cultural institutions become more representative OF, co-created BY, and welcoming FOR their diverse communities.

Modern Mobilization: People Powered Engagement

Connection Cafe

This article is part of the bbcon 2018 Speaker Series on npENGAGE. Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact! This article originally appeared in npEXPERTS: Making Waves.

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Top Facebook Blunders That Hurt Year-End Fundraising

John Haydon

Can you believe it? Summer flew by, and now we’re headed right into year-end fundraising season. If you’re like most nonprofits, you will raise most of your money during the last three months of the year, particularly between Thanksgiving and December 31st when the big ball drops.

White Label CMS Multi Site Tool Optimizes SEO and Marketing

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Our hub and spoke CMS system is a unique system that offers something different: a white label CMS multi site tool. Instead of same-server options, which doesn’t do much for search engine optimization, we provide the best solution for SEO and marketing management for more than one site.

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Getting development teams and their nonprofit boards to work in alignment can be challenging. Tensions often arise when both sides start to feel that they aren’t getting the support they need. Fundraisers often lament that board members are shirking their commitment to helping fundraise.

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[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Marc Pitman

NonProfit Hub

What’s Next? is a Hubcast series that tackles the future of the nonprofit industry head on. In each episode, host and Nonprofit Hub executive director Randy Hawthorne interviews an industry leader with a unique perspective on a number of different issues, and what they mean for nonprofit professionals like you. In this episode, Marc Pitman and host Randy Hawthorne talk about the impending leadership transition crisis facing the nonprofit workforce.

Nonprofit Finance & Development: Let’s Get Along

Connection Cafe

According to the report The Next Generation of American Giving , when donors are looking for financial information on nonprofits, the top two things they look for are financial efficiency (70%) and the impact of their donation (59%). Donors care about financial stewardship and they also care about being able to clearly see the impact of their donations. Nonprofits are unique—there are no stockholders or owners. Instead, you have donors.

The Ultimate Guide To Text-To-Give Fundraising

Wild Apricot Blog

Have you dipped your toes into the world of text-to-give fundraising? Whether you've tried it yet or not, we have the ultimate guide to help you succeed. text-to-give-fundraising text-to-donate text-to-give