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10 Best Practices for Launching and Promoting an Online Sweepstakes Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When it comes to online fundraising for nonprofits, a sweepstakes is one of the best options for engaging and activating individual donors.

Three terrific tech tips to transform the member experience

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a problem with member loyalty? Sometimes individuals readily join your organization but don’t participate in member events or network in professional activities. Members might seem invested in association benefits, but when it comes time to renew, they lapse instead.


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The Why and the How of Updating Your Nonprofit Bylaws

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When you started your organization, you drafted a set of nonprofit bylaws which are the rules spelling out how your new venture would operate and how your Board would govern it. Now, you are not so new anymore. Maybe you just celebrated your nonprofit’s second or third birthday.

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Fiscal Year-End Allotment Limits You Should Know About


Some technology offers in the TechSoup catalog have limits to the number of licenses a nonprofit can acquire in a single fiscal year. Those limits reset on July 1 of each year. A little advance planning means you can work around those limits to your advantage. Tech Planning

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Turning Ideas Into Action


The 2022 Innovation Summit When I was looking for something unique to say about innovation at.orgCommunity’s June 9, Innovation Summit, I came across these quotes. Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.”—

The Unsung Hero in Fundraising Campaigns Isn’t Raffles—It’s Sweepstakes!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Controversial opinion: In many ways, sweepstakes are easier than raffles. . Sweepstakes aren’t just the domain of big, nationwide brands that can conduct far-reaching promotional giveaways. They can also be used by nonprofits large, small, and in between.

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How To Avoid A Catch-And-Release Acquisition Strategy And Create One That Retains New Donors


One of the most common questions that we get about new donor acquisition is, “How can I recoup my investment?”. While there are several answers to this question, getting a return on your investment (ROI) really starts with two key things: new donor retention and second gift conversions.

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Information Technology Lead in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking an Information Technology Lead to build the internal technology department within the organization. The IT Lead will be responsible for overseeing and managing Cloud for Good’s internal technology infrastructure and IT Security. This role will report to the VP, People + Operations. It will develop an IT department leadership, vision, and direction to support the growth and scaling of business priorities, objectives, and security requirements.

How Nonprofits Can Use Technology to Save Time in the Back Office


As your organization balances everything from donor relations to delivering on your mission, staying efficient and organized is critical. Back-office and other administrative duties can feel as if they are getting in the way of bigger-picture activities, but you can't let them fall by the wayside.

[Free Webinar] Must-Know Fundraising Data to Build Lasting Donor Connections

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Did you know that nonprofits acquire 10x more donors on Giving Tuesday compared to an average day of the year? And that the average one-time donation is nearly 1.5X more when nonprofits offer ACH, PayPal, and digital wallet payments?

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

4 Steps for Fundraisers to Nail Their Next Ask

NonProfit PRO

At last week’s Fundraising Day in New York 2022 from AFP-NYC, the “Making the Ask and Demystifying the Process” panel delved into the art of the ask.

Year-Round Fundraising with Qgiv


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How to Grow a Podcast: 10 Ways to a Bigger Following 

The Sponsorship Collective

Your podcast should ideally begin growing within a month of it going live and then continually experience growth from there. Your podcast has been around for a couple of months though, and you’re admittedly not thrilled with the level of growth so far. How to expand your podcast audience?

How to Effectively Communicate With Donors When Fundraising Online


Everyone knows that effective communication with donors is essential to successful online fundraising. But you may be left wondering what effective communication on the internet looks like. Between website copy, social media, emails, and more, there are so many avenues for reaching out to donors.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Understanding the Fundraising Cycle


To be the most effective fundraiser that you can, it’s important to know about the fundraising cycle. The fundraising cycle or donor cultivation cycle is the key to gaining, engaging, and retaining donors.

FREE 3-Day Virtual Conference: Registrations Open

NonProfit PRO

Donor Experience Week returns for its fourth year August 15-17, 2022. Join thousands of nonprofit professionals over three days of live sessions, workshops, and tutorials aimed at future-proofing your nonprofit.

NEXT STEPS for organizations that experienced EXTREME GROWTH in 2020 & 2021


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Setting Organizational Goals: Does your team know what to do?

Blue Avocado

Do your employees know when they are doing a good job? If you were to ask your team what the most important thing the organization needs to accomplish this year, would you get consistent answers?

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

“Plaque and Sack”: The art of getting rid of terrible board members while making them feel appreciated

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, in honor of Juneteenth, I want funders and donors to remember that only 1.8% of traditional philanthropic dollars. Board Relations Humor

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7 critical nonprofit HR functions you should not neglect

Charity Village

Includes 17 FREE HR resources designed to elevate and optimize nonprofit HR Serving the community is not an easy thing to do and nonprofits like yours deserve a triumphant salute for your relentless efforts and never-ending commitment.

Virtuous Expands Responsive Fundraising Platform With Events

NonProfit PRO

Virtuous introduced Events, an event registration and ticketing platform designed for nonprofits to more efficiently create and manage virtual, hybrid, or in-person events.

Beyond the Logo: Building Brand Identity


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4 Strategies to Make the Most of Your Nonprofit CRM


When it comes to fundraising, donor outreach, and marketing, your nonprofit’s CRM is one of the most important tools you have. It’s the system you use to keep track of donor and prospect information, get in touch with your supporter base, and assess your fundraising progress. .

Sunsetting of Google's Universal Analytics: What You Need to Know


On July 1, 2023, Google will retire its Universal Analytics (UA) platform, taking with it any data stored in UA properties.

Navigating the Nonprofit Workforce Crisis – Live Q&A

Blue Avocado

Thursday, June 23, 2022 11 a.m. PT, 2 p.m. ET (60 minutes) With resignations and job openings near record highs, and the layoff rate near a historic low, many nonprofits are struggling to maintain headcounts to carry out their missions.

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Planned Giving: An Important Element of Your Fundraising Program

NonProfit PRO

Planned giving is any donation other than an immediate cash gift. It helps achieve donors’ philanthropic priorities and can combine current, future, estate, and asset gifts. They usually start with bequest gifts. Planned gifts can be complicated and involve strategies and cultivation over time. .

Segmentation, Personalization & Stewardship for Nonprofits

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When a supporter gives to your cause for the first time, it’s because something about your mission resonated with them. But what will keep them coming back to continue supporting your organization in the future? . This is where donor relationship building comes into play.

Just Say Maybe to Microsites: Why Nonprofits Should Just Say…

Whole Whale

Microsites can seem like a good idea to give nonprofit digital teams a clean slate to create something new. There is something attractive to have a fresh start on a digital campaign project. And, when done correctly, microsites can also be a powerful marketing tool for nonprofits.

DipJar Announces DipJar Online, Extending DipJar’s Leadership in in-person Fundraising to Online and Mobile Channels  


DipJar Announces DipJar Online, Extending DipJar’s Leadership in in-person Fundraising to Online and Mobile Channels . New offering will provide nonprofit organizations with a better ability to reach and engage donors online and through mobile channels. .

Nonprofit management liability: What prospective board members need to know

Charity Village

Originally posted on The last several years have been challenging for nonprofit organizations, as they’ve battled increased instances of fraud and employment-related difficulties while struggling to balance budgets in an economy squeezed by a global pandemic.

3 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Annual Plan

NonProfit PRO

A lot of factors go into what a nonprofit can fundraise each year, but there’s no better place to start than with your annual plan. . Annual Campaigns Board Staffing & Human Resources Annual plan Board involvement Development Development plan Nonprofit development Staffing

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Segmentation, Personalization & Stewardship for Nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

When a supporter gives to your cause for the first time, it’s because something about your mission resonated with them. But what will keep them coming back to continue supporting your organization in the future? . This is where donor relationship building comes into play.

How to Search for Specific Keywords Across a Site

Whole Whale

A website can become like a massive textbook of information over the years as content is added. Pages are added every week and month, connected with navigation and keywords, covering a breadth of topics.