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Uncomplicate Your Communications Strategy

Connection Cafe

The single greatest threat to effective communications is our inability to identify and prioritize who we’re communicating with. However, in spite of this well-known truth, an easy solution sometimes feels out of reach.

Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Norbert Reimer. My book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , was published a month before the presidential election.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr photo by Geoff Livingston. I wish you a very happy and healthy 2019! I had a great holiday break, although unfortunately I got sick.

7 Tips on Asking for Donations — It’s Intimidating, We Get It

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to asking for donations, most of us head for the hills. We get it. It’s intimidating to ask other people to part with their hard earned cash. They might ask, “Why?” And we might not have a great answer.

10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Tereza Litsa , Social Media Manager at Lightful , a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019.

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Many large U.S. based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 83: How Gen Z is Transforming Social Good

Connection Cafe

Today’s young people know that they can have a hand in shaping a better future and solving the world’s challenges, and they’re embracing their role by engaging in causes and supporting organizations and companies that align with their values.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: February 19, 2019. Time: 1pm EST. Presented by: Julia Campbell , Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing. Sponsored by: TBD.

5 Features of Corporate Giving Platforms and How they Affect Business Performance

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been a necessary element of doing business for years. Large companies set up private foundations and giving programs, while small and medium sized companies fought to compete with more limited resources.

Luminometer:

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Luminometer has been in the laboratories for over a decade, helping the scientists to easily intercept results and to get ready-to-analyze results for their molecular queries. This technology has been proving consistent and reliable when it comes to water analysis.

Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The following article is an excerpt from the “ CSR 2020: Experts Look Ahead “ eBook published by Blackbaud Corporate Solutions. Download it for free now to read more about trends that will affect how companies give back in the near future.

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10 Power Words Nonprofits Use to Increase Conversions

NonProfit Hub

There are over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. That means if you want to stand out, you need to do something different. Sure, you could offer different pricing, features or benefits, but there’s one element you can tweak to increase conversions almost instantly: copywriting.

How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

How Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs.

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

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Hyper-Personalization: Using Donor Data to Inspire Loyalty to your Healthcare Foundation

Connection Cafe

As we crawl into a new year, hyper-personalization is a buzzword slowly creeping into the charity lexicon and bound to increase its prominence as the year unfolds.

How to Refocus for the New Year

NonProfit Hub

Congratulations on your successful end-of-year fundraising campaign! After all the hard work put into the final fundraising push of the year, you definitely deserved that extra plate at Christmas dinner and the extra drink (or drinks ) on New Year’s Eve—cheers.

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Should You Use Professional SEO Services or Do Your Own SEO?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are like a lot of the people out there who run their own websites, you might feel a bit like a jack of all trades.

How Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs.

How to Write a Volunteer Program Report That Proves Your Volunteers’ Impact

Wild Apricot Blog

Want to help your organization see just how valuable your volunteers are? Elisa Kosarin, CVA, explains how to prepare a volunteer report that will prove their value

5 Foundation Trends for 2019: Conquering the Unknown with the Help of Data

Connection Cafe

As we start a new year, it’s a good time to pause and celebrate the great work that your foundation and your peers across the social sector accomplished last year.

[PODCAST] INSPIRE with Jeff Nelson

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit Hub’s INSPIRE Hubcast series shares powerful and impactful stories of organizations persevering to create the change they want to see in the world. Each episode features a new guest with their own unique story.

Donor Management Software: 5 Features All Nonprofits Need

Donor Search

Your donors are the backbone of your organization: without their ongoing support, your nonprofit wouldn’t be able to complete any of the projects that are vital for achieving your goals. Every donor is unique, with different passions and motivations. They give at different levels, for different reasons, at different times of the year. And that… Nonprofit Software

How Corporations Can Improve Workplace Giving without Increasing Administration

Givinga

Workplace giving initiatives are becoming both more important and more sophisticated. Changing employee attitudes and an increased emphasis on corporate responsibility has made workplace giving essential to business.

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot Blog

Wondering how to keep your members connected? Consider creating a member directory for your organization to facilitate outreach, support your communications, and more

4 Steps to Implementing Your Social Change Strategy: A Case Study with SEFCU

Connection Cafe

Since 2008, SEFCU’s Community Support Program has helped more than seven million people within its branch footprint – which includes upstate New York’s Capital Region, Binghamton, Syracuse and Buffalo areas – through funding vital nonprofit organizations.

Start on a Good Note With Fundraising in 2019

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. We know some of you are on top of things after the holidays, but it’s not so easy for the rest of us.

Six Inspirational Maxims For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I so appreciate this advice from William Arthur Ward , one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims: Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.

Your Nonprofit CRM: A Q&A Guide to Improve Data Management

Donor Search

Your nonprofit’s CRM is a goldmine for important information regarding your nonprofit’s constituents. Without this important software solution, it would be incredibly difficult to keep up with fundraising outreach or to establish an effective engagement strategy for supporters. Despite having access to this important tech solution, have you ever looked at your nonprofit annual report… Data and Statistics

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Ally Shares Her Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Niamey Thomas Class 12 Public Ally. My name is Niamey Thomas. My name means River; it is the capital and largest city in the West African country Niger. My name represents the essence of power, strength and peace, which I try to embody every day. I am Black and Mexican and I am a creator.

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6 Steps to a SMART New Year

Connection Cafe

Like millions of others, my family and I decided that 2019 will be a healthier year. We want to eat healthier and get more exercise. We’ve tried it before, but then February rolls around and we start to lose our commitment and energy.

4 Social Media Features to Add to Your Organization’s Routine

NonProfit Hub

Social media has come a long way in an unbelievably short amount of time, partly because our favorite apps are constantly experimenting with new features that keep us on our toes. Staying up to date on all these new social media features can be overwhelming. Let’s go through some of the basics so you can make an informed decision on which features you should be taking advantage of. Hashtags (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter).

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Edward M. Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than two decades after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader.

How to Connect Your Wild Apricot Account to Over 230 Apps and Services

Wild Apricot Blog

With the Wild Apricot app on Integromat, you can connect with lots of other software. Find out how you can automate new scenarios - without writing any code

Diversifying Nonprofit Revenue for Sustainable Growth

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chase Zwissler Summer 2018 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Director of Operations of Organic Growth Marketing- San Diego, CA. As nonprofits explore ways to maintain sustainable growth, diversifying revenue has been a recurring focus for many.

How Lean Principles Guide Your Mission

Connection Cafe

The most successful social good organizations are always learning and iterating to stay on top of their game, but exactly how they learn and iterate is crucial to their successes and failures and to their impact on the world. Ann Mei Chang, author of?

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[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Amy Eisenstein

NonProfit Hub

In this episode of What’s Next? Randy talks with author, speaker, trainer and fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein. They focus primarily on nonprofit capital campaigns and what they might look like in the years to come. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE is an author, speaker, and trainer and the creator of Mastering Major Gifts, a 7 week online course. Her published books include: Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops, Raising More with Less, and 50 A$ks in 50 Weeks.