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What Previous Crises Can Teach Us About Navigating the Current Fundraising Environment

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Whether it be the tragedy of 9/11, a tsunami, an economic recession, an earthquake in Haiti, a country divided by an election or a devastating brushfire, there are many high-profile events of the past that have threatened to push the fundraising landscape to its limit.

9 Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our family with adopted senior rescue dog, “Tigger.” ” Greetings from shelter in place California! I have not left my house much in the last few weeks due to being in a higher risk category for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Response Guide for Public Health Officials

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Available Now: covid-local.org Visionlink's data science partner, Talus Analytics, has been working with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Bio team, the Center for Global Development, and the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security to create an authoritative guide for COVID-19 response.

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5 Reasons Your Board Should Switch to Google Drive

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Annisa Wanat , an independent consultant who works to strengthen the capacity of mission-driven organizations to achieve their goals more strategically by providing customized solutions in leadership, management, and communications.

Justin Wheeler : A Tale of Two Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

From a nonprofit tech perspective, I’d like to share a story that I’ve seen play out countless times, and I challenge you to be honest about which description fits your organization. . Imagine two nonprofits — you probably already know them.

Community Foundations, Donor Advised Funds, and Cloud-based Technology – An Insider’s Look At This Winning Trifecta

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Just a few months ago, in November 2019, I sat on my front porch and made my donor-advised fund (DAF) grant recommendations via a donor portal within an app on my iPhone while simultaneously sipping a nice glass of wine.

Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19

VisionLink

Deployed by the State of Colorado, a new site for volunteers and donors is engaging helpful people across the state--by the thousands--who are heeding the Governor's call to volunteer and donate. You can join them here. Or catch up on the announcement from the Governor, and stories in the press.

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What Are Gaming Fundraisers and How Can They Raise Donations for Your Nonprofit?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kayla Matthews , writer at ProductivityTheory.com and journalist dedicated to helping others better their productivity.

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How to build a effective video marketing strategy for 2020

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Do you have a video marketing strategy? Want to enhance the social presence of your brand? In this post, we have explained how you can build a video marketing strategy and how it can be useful for your business in 2020. How about social marketing and Content marketing?

3 Steps for Higher Ed Gift Officer Communication During a Crisis

Connection Cafe

Gift officers have a unique job – even in “normal” times. Successful gift officers build personal relationships on behalf of their institution.

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49 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in April 2020 that the Internet has to offer

5 LMS Advantages for a Small Business

Gyrus

Identifying the key LMS Advantages for Small Businesses is highly essential to prepare the workforce for futuristic challenges and boost business growth

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Jean is also a freelance consultant who works on digital strategy, marketing and design for non-profits.

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5 Ways to Get Parents Involved in School Fundraisers

NonProfit Hub

As a general trend over the past several years, public schools have seen repeated budget cuts at the federal, state and local levels. Nonetheless, school needs are as great as ever.

Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

Connection Cafe

On Friday, March 27, the House of Representatives and the President signed into law H.R. 748, the third relief package Congress has passed, and the President has signed into law to address the US response to COVID-19.

Guide to Finding the Best eCommerce Supplier

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Finding the right supplier is a critical step that every future entrepreneur needs to take. However, when you lack experience, it is easy to end up with someone who will not be able to keep up with your business. Even when you have made up your mind on the product you wish to sell, lacking.

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7 LMS Support Services - What kind of support should be included with your LMS?

Gyrus

You may not typically place a lot of emphasis on the support service options when evaluating LMS vendors

Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. The challenges fundraisers face in the months ahead present a complicated outlook—especially for those with budgets that rely heavily on event revenue. Will venues be open?

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10 Reasons to Outsource Your Nonprofit Accounting

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Click here for a high-resolution printable info-graphic (below)! ​Nonprofit organizations are famous for running lean when it comes to budget. But gone are the days of sacrificing service quality for cost. Here’s the secret (and it’s not so secret anymore). It’s outsourcing.

Going Virtual – An Alternative Volunteer Event Guide

Connection Cafe

Even before our current health situation arose , technology has been the leading method of engaging employees in today’s society. In the span of one year, from 2016 to 2017, remote work grew 7.9%. Over the last five years , remote work grew 44% and over the previous 10 years, it grew 91%.

Free Avast License KEY & Activation Code 2020

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Obviously, Avast Premier doesn’t come for free – the 1-year license for a single PC starts at $69.99 or 2-year at $139.99. If you are looking for direct purchase, easily go Avast Premier official product page with up to 20% discount!

Difference between Training Management Systems vs Learning Management Systems

Gyrus

Exploring the key differences between Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Training Management Systems (TMS) is important for business owners to fulfill training goals

How to Celebrate National Volunteer Month in 2020

Wild Apricot

April is National Volunteer Month, but how do we celebrate amidst the COVID-19 crisis? Here are some ideas

Virtual Meeting Check-Ins & Icebreakers During A Pandemic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meico Whitlock (Mindful Techie) leads the NTEN Board in a meditation meeting opener. I’ve been working in my pajamas since the early 1990s, during the early years of the Web. My first remote job was to work with a virtual team to manage an online network for artists, called Artswire. Since those days, I have continued to hone my virtual facilitation skills to design and deliver effective virtual meetings and trainings.

4 Tips for Connecting with Supporters Who Are Parents Right Now

Connection Cafe

With all the uncertainty in the world right now, many of us are facing new challenges. Some are newly remote staff. Some in-person service providers have become virtual service providers. And some of us have become stand-in teachers or childcare providers.

Phone Scams and Ways to Avoid Becoming a Victi

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Phone scams are everywhere these days and they are getting better at disguising phone numbers to impersonate real companies, charities, and even the government. Phone scammers scammed thousands of people in the last year alone, and that number is growing with each and every day.

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Need you humanity.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Need you humanity. There's no way to do this alone. There's not a single company, country, community, agency, or family that can survive alone. . No day goes by that doesn't help crystallize the view of how at you are connected to the farmer, the worker at the store, the factory cleaning crew in China. The migrants at the border, the sanitation work, police, firemen, and the politicians. Parents and children depend on the way each behaves. . We are all connected in this work to endure.

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The Top 5 Alternatives to PayPal for Nonprofit Organizations

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit is still using PayPal to accept donations, you could be missing out on thousands of dollars per year. Fortunately, there are plenty of great alternatives to PayPal for nonprofits that might be a better fit for your needs

This Week's Three Tasks For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be Decisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees. Equally bad, a lack of decision will impede the progress of the manager's team. Some managers make endless requests for data as a way to postpone their having to make a decision.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 140: Tips for Working Remotely Amidst COVID-19

Connection Cafe

The spread of COVID-19 has changed the workplace for many people: in many cases, it means that people are working remotely for the first time or working remotely in different ways than they previously did with partners or kids at home.

How To Get Canva Pro Free?

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If you’re in the digital marketing and design space or if you own a business, you might already know what Canva is. It is a drag-and-drop design tool that lets you create pretty much any type of visual content with ease. No graphic design experience necessary.

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Endcoronavirus | Volunteer with me.

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EndCoronavirus.org @endCOVID19 | A network of scientists & volunteers. Over 3450+ (March 23, 2020) people engaged in local and global actions to stop #COVID19 and #flattenthecurve. Invite Others.

A Guide to Remote Working for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit is considering remote working, this guide will help you decide whether it's for you and how to make it work

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How To Be A Developing Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of my favorite lessons from the book, The DNA of Leadership , is the importance of being a developing leader.

Lessons from the Field: How Food Lifeline is Operating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Connection Cafe

As Blackbaud employees we work with our customers around the world to provide technology to mitigate the challenges of fighting COVID-19 in their communities, inspiring stories of determination, courage, and delivering organizational missions in the face of crisis have emerged by the dozens.

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Why Hire Professionals for Mobile App Development?

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Are your current freelance developers failing to deliver quality work, hard to communicate with, lacking the attention to detail, or just not delivering projects on time and budget? Are you buckling under the pressure of the rising costs of in-house developers?

What will you tell your grandchildren about what you did during the pandemic of 2020?

Network-Centric Advocacy

I have listened to my kids ask my mother about life during the Spanish flu (Mom was not born but her mother's sister died of it.) We all have a sense of the historic gravity of this pandemic and economic crash. These are strange times. Future generations will ask about you when they are tested. All of us need to have inspirational stories to tell. Be your best now. . Innovate, contribute, act selflessly in the service of others.