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How Foundations Can Use Storytelling to Effect Change

Connection Cafe

If you spend any time working with foundations, you’ll notice a central thread in the stories told by their leaders, in the content posted to their websites, and in the information they share with the news media. That thread is money. Most foundation stories start and end with money. This is true whether the story comes from a private foundation, family foundation, community foundation, or healthcare conversion. Much of what they talk about centers on grants made, assets held, and gifts received.

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Rafia Khader , Program Manager at the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society. Faith and giving are intrinsically tied with one another.

ADA Lawsuits Against Website Owners Are Increasing: Mitigate Risk By Making Your Site Web Accessible

Byte Technology

Dunkin Donuts. Domino’s Pizza. CVS Pharmacy. Winn Dixie. These recognizable retailers, restaurants, and service providers are fan favorites for millions of Americans.

Modern Advocacy Requires Modern Tools

Connection Cafe

Given the rapid growth in grassroots advocacy initiatives at organizations large and small, we’ve been talking a lot in our office about the opportunities nonprofits have to drive new types of engagement through advocacy and what makes an organization effective.

4 Tips to Increase Conversions on Your Online Giving Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Christy Noel , Vice President of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause – a company that pioneered text-to-donate and also offers an extensive suite of online, mobile and event fundraising solutions.

Four Tips To Boost Your Personal Resilience While Doing Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Amanda/Flicker. I am thrilled to be presenting with my colleague, Ananda Leeke in Boston next week at the Resilience at Work Conference. We will be doing early morning sessions to engage participants in some mindful moment and movement exercises.

5 Billion Data Field Exchanges A Month

VisionLink

Five billion data field exchanges a month. What have we learned? That the structure of your data matters a great deal, particularly if you need data exchanges to be quick and inexpensive. To do that--one needs to structure the data correctly in the first place. Dry topic? Sorry. Here is a fun animation to make it more interesting! Caution: the music starts up in scene three, and you'll be humming the tune later today. It's less than three minutes long.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Fundraising Strategy Fresh

Connection Cafe

If you’re looking at your organization’s fundraising strategy and trying to find areas where you can improve it before the year-end rush, you’re in luck! With each new year comes improved technology and plenty of new ways to enhance your fundraising.

The Ultimate Guide To Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports

Wild Apricot

Getting started with a nonprofit annual report for the first time, or just want a refresher? Simplify the process with this ultimate guide full of expert advice and examples

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5 Effective Design Tips to Increase Donor Giving

NonProfit Hub

These days, your organization’s website is typically the first impression people have of your nonprofit. If your page is poorly designed, it may steer potential supporters away, completely throwing off the digital marketing strategies that you’ve worked so hard to develop.

Best Backpage Alternatives & Similar Sites

SocialFish

This website was formerly hosted on www.backpage.com and was launched in 2004. Until its seizure by the FBI in 2018, it was one of the biggest AD listing companies in the world. In fact, as of 2011, it was the second-largest classified ad service online. It is second to Craigslist.

4 Tactics to Maximize Email Deliverability Inbox Placement Rates

Connection Cafe

The days of the “wild west” when it comes to mass email marketing, where anyone can employ mass email to send an email message to any email address, if it existed, and it was delivered, have come to an end.

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The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Scot Chisholm , CEO and Co-founder of Classy ––a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.

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Icebreakers for Online Meetings That Introverts Will Love

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In my work as a trainer and facilitator, I make workshops and master classes as interactive as possible, incorporating peer discussion, movement, and creativity. I feel this makes a better learning experience. The same goes for in-person meetings.

Audience-Engagement Successes and Failures

Museum 2.0

Author: Seema Rao This week I’m talking about being human-centered. I’m including some failures. Well, exposure of failures helps us learn and helps us lead. As a leader, sharing failures helps normalize fallibility. As a person, it reminds you are human, and that’s good.

Best Craigslist Personals Alternatives In 2019

SocialFish

What is Craigslist personals? This is a section of the Craigslist website that was founded by Craig Newmark and was designed for the placement of personal messages to individuals, or advertisements of a private nature.

Grant Seeking 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding and Winning Grants

Connection Cafe

Foundations and corporations award more than $85 million annually in charitable giving. That means there are a lot of grants out there, if you know where to look.

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An 11-Step Guide to Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe ––a free fundraising platform for charities, people, and the causes you care about. To date, more than 50 million donors have given over $5 billion through the GoFundMe fundraisers.

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New (Free) E-Book: Leading Systems Change Will Supercharge Your Facilitation Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues, Heather McLeod Grant and Adene Sacks, have just published a new workbook called “ Leading Systems Change.”

4 Tactics You Definitely Aren’t Using to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List

Wild Apricot

Having these 4 tactics under your sleeve will help grow your nonprofit email list in no time

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Best Discount Travel Sites

SocialFish

When you want to travel, what you look for is an excellent travel offer that will not only save you money on the cost of the flight but also give you options for some of the best hotels and sights for the destination you are traveling to.

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Online Donation Tools: The Best Ones for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

If you’ve been in the fundraising game for quite a bit now, you probably understand the importance of establishing your presence in the online sphere. Every year online donations are taking up a bigger and bigger chunk of total funds to nonprofits, so this is definitely something worth investing in.

[FREE WEBINAR] 6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Chuck Spidell of ILLUSIO. If you’re part of a small nonprofit comms team, your WordPress website updates probably aren’t high on the priority list – but they should be.

How to put Climate into Your Mission

NonProfit Hub

Look, I know it’s scary. It’s tough to think about. But whether or not you accept it, the Earth is changing. Glaciers are melting, oceans are rising and weather patterns are changing.

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What to Include in Your Annual Report

Wild Apricot

What should you include in your annual report to inspire and inform? nonprofit-communications annual reports

What is Audience Engagement?

Museum 2.0

Audience engagement is the easiest and hardest thing about our work. Let’s start with the easy. We open our doors and let people in. We’ve done it for a couple hundred years. We understand things like door count and fire code. We get exhibitions and installations. We’re pretty good with time tickets.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Make Their Fundraising Campaigns More Social

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Lightful. Social media channels can help you amplify the message of your fundraising campaigns. What’s important is to understand how to make the most of each social media platform.

Fall Fundraisers – 6 Ideas to Kick off the Season

NonProfit Hub

Looking for some fall ideas to (pumpkin) spice up your fundraising game? Here are some festive fundraising ideas to get people excited for the season and for your mission. With #GivingTuesday just around the corner, these ideas can help you reach those year-end goals! Fall Feast. Pay homage to the first Thanksgiving with a community fall feast! Bring together different vendors across your community, and have them bring their most bountiful harvests.

Does Your Online Learning Platform Give You Value for Your Money?

Gyrus

Analyzing whether or not your online learning platform gives you high value for the money or maximum returns on investment is very important for every business

How to Write a Sponsorship Letter (+ 2 Templates)

Wild Apricot

Ready to get into the wild and exciting world of sponsorship? Here's a complete guide to writing a sponsorship letter to help you get started

Why the Time is Right for Healthcare Organizations to Cash in on Sustainer Giving

Connection Cafe

There’s a lot of change happening in the healthcare industry – from mergers and acquisitions to changes in funding. That makes it a perfect opportunity for healthcare fundraising to change, too. Healthcare organizations have an incredible opportunity with sustainers – donors who choose to give using an automated recurring payment through their bank account or credit card (most of the time monthly).

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The New Wi-Fi 6

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We have been using typical Wi-Fi for a long time and Wi-Fi routers have become an integral part of our digital lives. But it’s time to upgrade this era of technology too as high-speed communication has become the need for this era.

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How To Identify Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H. James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

A Quick Analysis of LMS Market For Investors

Gyrus

Business owners and investors must undergo a complete analysis of the LMS market to understand its future scope, importance and market statistics

The Top 5 Challenges Volunteer Managers Face — And What You Can Do About It

Wild Apricot

Do any of these challenges of managing volunteers resonate with you? If so, here's some practical advice to help you sort things out

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 118: How Companies Can Engage on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

The 8 th annual #GivingTuesday is coming up soon on December 3,2019. GivingTuesday represents an opportunity for everyone to give back in a variety of ways, and companies are increasingly realizing how important it is to get involved in this global movement. Listen in to today’s episode for tips on how your company can leverage its people and core competencies to engage on #GivingTuesday.

Choosing Your Options for the Perfect Cannabis Marketing

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you follow our blog, you already know the concept of digital marketing and understand why it is essential to your business, and cannot be overlooked. And if you’re in the food business, you know the importance of securing your market share like no one else.