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Stewarding Your Congregation: Following the Golden Rule at Church

Connection Cafe

In my last article, “ Communicating Your Church’s Financial Needs ,” we discussed the second step to fundraising in church, explaining financial needs and spending. In my final blog post in this series, we’ll delve into step three, showing appreciation and impact.

WEB Network: The Well-Being and Equity Bridging Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have been working on an exciting project along with dream team of network thinkers and people who are excited about the idea of how collective action drives health in our communities. I want to share it with you.

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Security

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Chuck Spidell , founder of ILLUSIO and a WordPress Strategist committed to helping nonprofits get their websites unstuck and moving forward. If your nonprofit has a website, someone is always looking for a way to get in.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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A Long Interview as I say Goodbye to the MAH (and Thoughts on the Privilege of Leading Change)

Museum 2.0

Some of our courageous team. We are strong together. I'm in my final week at the MAH. It's everything I hoped and feared: sweet, exciting, sad, poignant, and full of delicious treats and surprises from my loving, zany colleagues.

4 Core Attributes of Authentic Corporate Citizenship

Connection Cafe

We all know people will reward companies they believe are good corporate citizens. Yet, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the “ halo effect ” of community involvement is no longer a given for companies that give back.

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Why Most Organizations Get New Member Onboarding Wrong — and 3 Ways to Do It Right

Wild Apricot

Associations tend to have very robust renewal programs, but meager new member onboarding programs. Here's how you can create a strong new member onboarding program in 3 easy steps

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5 Best Gadgets To Help You Fight Stress

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Stress is no joke. It can leave you exhausted, worn out, in a bad mood, and negatively impact virtually every aspect of your life. You know that relaxation is a key aspect for your health and happiness, but how do you fight back against stress?

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American Education Services

SocialFish

Student loans issued through the Federal Government will mostly have a third party in charge of servicing them. If you have taken out a loan to pay for college, then American Education Services is a name you may hear often.

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

Connection Cafe

Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1].

How to Create the Ultimate New Member Welcome Packet

Wild Apricot

Find out how to create the ultimate new member welcome packet with these 10 essential tips, and templates for inspiration

Blockchain Technology: What Is It and How Is It Relevant for Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paul Lamb , Principal at Man On A Mission Consulting , has over 25 years of experience in business, nonprofit management, technology, and public policy. We’ve all heard about blockchain, or at least its most famous application – bitcoin.

Why Carbon Fiber Might Someday Compete with Wood

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you were building a bike frame and could choose between carbon fiber and wood, which material would you choose? It is a safe bet that carbon fiber would be the obvious choice in nearly every case.

How to Run a Successful Multi-Channel Advocacy Campaign… With Tight Resources and a Small Team

Frogloop

Care2 recently launched a month-long integrated advocacy campaign to empower women and girls. The budget and time-conscious campaign engaged and activated millions of people via online petitions, social media and other digital channels.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 102: Spotlight on Giving Trends in Higher Education

Connection Cafe

The digital world has opened a new range of possibilities for higher education institutions as they look to connect with alumni and other prospective donors.

49 Free Nonprofit Webinars for June 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in June 2019 that the internet has to offer

[Free Webinar] 10 Ways Personalization Can Increase Donor Engagement

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Virginia Weinstein of StatusLIVE. Do you find yourself asking these questions: How to I optimize donor engagement? How do I keep my donors happy? How can I increase response rates? How to I retain my donors?

Tips for A Successful Content Marketing Strategy

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You might think that content marketing is based around the blogs, Facebook posts, and web pages that work towards your business goals. The truth is, you’re only partly right.

How To Create A WordPress Website For Nonprofits On A Budget

Nonprofits Source

Creating a website for your nonprofit can be an intimidating, lengthy, and often expensive process. But it doesn’t have to be. In this article, I’m going to break down my step-by-step process for building a beautifully designed WordPress website, regardless of your budget.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 101: Building Trust and Accountability with Donor Statements

Connection Cafe

Has your organization better connected finance and development and you’re now looking for what you can do next to ensure sustainable mission success?

How to Provide Member Development Opportunities in Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Members typically join associations because they want to grow on both personal and professional levels. Read these seven member development ideas and start providing more value to your members

[Twitter Takeover] #GivingTuesday: One Day to Make a World of Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On Tuesday, August 6, @GivingTuesday will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about how to set your nonprofit up for success, what the data tells us about who’s giving on GivingTuesday, and how you can get involved in the biggest giving movement of all time.

Orlando iPhone Repair Tips on Prolonging Your Battery Life

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Apple iPhone may not be the best model of smartphone, but it’s undoubtedly among the most popular. People see it as a matter of prestige but forget its high-quality performance. However, there is one thing identified as a weakness of all iPhone models – battery.

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue.

2018 Charitable Giving Report: Spotlight on Higher Ed with CASE CEO Sue Cunningham

Connection Cafe

Our research is in! The latest 2018 Charitable Giving Report with a spotlight on higher education can help institutions get a handle on the trends. I recently spoke with Sue Cunningham, president and CEO of CASE, to get her take on trends in higher education advancement.

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30 Post-Event Survey Questions (+ Why They Matter)

Wild Apricot

Looking for the perfect post-event survey questions to get feedback on your event? Here are 30 you can use as, well as some best practices for structuring your event survey

How to Identify, Grow, and Retain Your Most Loyal Donor Base

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your most loyal donors are your multichannel donors. Multichannel donors support you in every way possible. They follow you on social media, donate to your cause, rally their Facebook friends, and participate in your events.

A guide to Instagram Marketing Service for Instagram users

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Instagram is a very good platform for your business and with right Instagram marketing service it can do a lot of things to improve your brand awareness. However, simply having an account on Instagram is not sufficient to achieve your business goals.

Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

SocialFish

If you have filed a FAFSA – this means Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and you have already been accepted to a college, then congratulations are in order. The school shall send you a letter which will list down all of the different types of financial aid that you are eligible for.

Digital Transformation: Tips for Moving Your Social Good Organization into the Future

Connection Cafe

Many of us remember going to the video store to rent a movie. How about the calculator that used to sit in the junk drawer in your kitchen? Everybody has one of those drawers, right?) How about getting directions from a friend for driving to a new place or printing them out from MapQuest?

Diversity is Half-Baked Without Inclusion

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by JeKaren Olaoya Spring 2019 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Have you ever gone through the process of baking a cake from scratch? Pulling out all the ingredients, measuring everything, mixing, scraping the sides of the bowl, mixing again?

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches.

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How to Utilise SEO for Apps

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The technology that your business pushes out into the world can be extremely valuable. But, typically, only if you know how to really utilise this technology from a marketing point of view. Your app is no different.

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Chase Credit Journey

SocialFish

This is a free tool that is offered by Chase and allows you to check and keep track of your credit report and credit score. Your credit report simply outlines all of your financial activities, which includes the loans that you have taken and how you are paying off these loans.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 100: Driving Business Performance with Digital Transformation

Connection Cafe

Digital transformation may sound like a buzzword, but the reality is that it fundamentally changes the way organizations operate and innovate.

How to Create an Amazing Subscription Website in Less Than a Day

Wild Apricot

Building a subscription website doesn't have to be difficult. In this guide, I'll show you the easiest way to create one and easily start your online business

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How To Become A More Visionary Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead , gives readers practical guidance and concrete techniques to help leaders become more visionary.