7 Fundraising Actions Taken by Successful Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A large part of that is examining what actions define fundraising strategies that bring in more online donations and keep donors engaged each year. They set aside time daily to prepare themselves with actions such as: Learning about new tools to enhance their campaigns.

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Step-by-Step Plan for Activating Fundraising Ambassadors

Get Fully Funded

These actions are too vague. Let’s say you have an ambassador who is active in the running community. Share a photograph of a program in action, and give your ambassador credit for helping to make that moment possible.

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5 Call-to-Actions for Your Nonprofit’s Donation Confirmation Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now you want to know, is it appropriate to ask your supporters to take further action? The truth is, immediately following a donation is one of the best times for another call-to-action (CTA) of ways donors can continue to support your organization.

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4 Ideas for Activating Your Donors Over Email

Network for Good

Like with social media, content is ultimately going to be what dictates the level of engagement and action. If it needs to be a longer email, make sure you’re putting a call to action at both the beginning and the end of the email. Tip #4: Calls to Action.

New Privacy Changes Simplified: 3 Actionable Ways to Respond

Saleforce Nonprofit

Privacy-related changes in technology platforms (like browsers and mobile operating systems), regulatory actions, and consumer preferences are forcing the digital marketing industry to rethink how they collect and analyze consumer data to understand how well they’re connecting with their audiences.

How to Write a Successful Annual Fundraising Plan in 6 Steps

Get Fully Funded

You see, your annual fundraising plan is a treasure map that leads you to the exact activities that will raise the most money for your nonprofit over the course of the coming year. Review your activities and numbers from the last year.

8 Tried-and-True (Secret) Individual Donor Fundraising Action Tips

Bloomerang

Secret Sauce: Easy-to-implement, practical action steps. ACTION: Get board members to review your donor list. ACTION: Put a system in place to hand sign thank you letters. ACTION: Get more proactive around tribute giving.

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7 Fundraising Actions That Successful Nonprofits Do Differently

Classy

A large part of that is examining what actions define fundraising strategies that bring in more online donations and keep donors engaged each year. 7 Fundraising Actions Taken by Successful Nonprofits. Reviewing their activity wall of donations to personally thank donors.

Exciting Times for Social Actions

Amy Sample Ward

I have followed the development of Social Actions over the last few years and really believe in the work that Peter, Christine and the community have done to shape a collaborative, open tool that benefits so many people and organizations in all kinds of ways. Social Actions Transition: Request for Letters of Interest. Opportunity Alert: Four Powerful Enhancements to the Social Actions API.

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Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

In this lesson, you’ll: Learn why your call to action matters. How to craft an effective call to action. Why your call to action matters. Any successful nonprofit fundraising campaign has an effective call to action. Your call to action is a critical part of that.

Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

In this lesson, you’ll: Learn why your call to action matters. How to craft an effective call to action. Why your call to action matters. Any successful nonprofit fundraising campaign has an effective call to action. Your call to action is a critical part of that.

4 Ideas for Activating Your Donors Over Email

Network for Good

Like with social media, content is ultimately going to be what dictates the level of engagement and action. If it needs to be a longer email, make sure you’re putting a call to action at both the beginning and the end of the email. Tip #4: Calls to Action.

The Small Nonprofit’s Guide to Inspiring Calls To Action

Get Fully Funded

This is an example of an effective call to action (CTA) — a short statement or button that urges audience members to take a certain action. You likely rely on your digital communication channels to stay in touch with supporters and engage them in your activities.

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Actions Speak Louder than DEI Corporate Pledges

Media Cause

Fast forward a full eight months – what actions have companies all actually taken? Well, some really nice person on the internet compiled the list of Fortune 100 Companies, the concrete actions they wanted to take, and what, if anything, has come from their pledges here. .

Normalizing seeking support for mental health takes collective action

Candid

Get enough sleep, nutrition, and exercise : Focus on these three activities: sleep, nutrition, and exercise to help strengthen your immune system and feel better. They may help you face a problem, take action, be flexible, and not easily give up in solving it.

Generating Activist Impact: Political & Advocacy Call-To-Actions

Whole Whale

Digital Advocacy: How to Generate Activist Impact with Political Calls-to-Action. For better or for worse, this shift has created new channels for taking action and has democratized digital advocacy tools in innovative and exciting ways. Legislative Calls-To-Action.

7 Fundraising Actions That Successful Nonprofits Do Differently

Classy

A large part of that is examining what actions define fundraising strategies that bring in more online donations and keep donors engaged each year. 7 Fundraising Actions Taken by Successful Nonprofits. Reviewing their activity wall of donations to personally thank donors.

Creating Actionable Data with Cloud for Good’s Advancement Accelerator

Cloud 4 Good

Building on top of this connection, we have taken our Advancement Accelerator a step further so that you can create reports and dashboards to help gain insights from your data and enable your team to take action directly with alumni and donors on the Salesforce platform.

Activating the Millennial Generation

Connection Cafe

Are organizations turning this generation’s heightened interest in causes into action for the betterment of the people they serve? Thankfully, thousands of movements are successfully activating Millennial cause enthusiasts, converting them into donors , volunteers and outspoken advocates for a cause. MCON is an annual event that highlights these movements and proves how the Millennial generation is actively shaping our communities and world.

Online Activism: The Movie - Ten Tactics for Info Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A new 50- minute documentary film called " 10 Tactics for Turning Information into Action " is a guide to how best to use take advantage of the power of these tools and avoid hidden dangers. The site and film include inspiring info-activism stories from around the world, a set of cards with tool tips and advice. The project comes from Tactical Technology, inspired their info-activism camp in India. Activists around the world are using social media tools to make change.

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4 Development Activities to Do Now for Future Payoff

Connection Cafe

When you have a portfolio management meeting on the calendar, it will drive ongoing attention and activity. The outcomes should be useful, actionable information that gift officers can use to advance the relationship—not endless detail. When a storm is coming, you prepare.

How to Recruit and Activate Volunteers to Help You Raise Money on Facebook this Giving Tuesday

Bloomerang

Include the opportunity as a call to action in a newsletter and/or stand-alone email, or even make personal asks of your board of directors, young professionals group, or other engaged volunteers who you know are passionate about your mission.

Lights, Camera, Action! How to Create a Video Gallery in WordPress

Byte Technology

Install and activate the plugin, then visit the “Settings” page and add your license, which you’ll find on your account page on the Envira Gallery website. Now simply hit “activate” and you’re ready. The post Lights, Camera, Action! It’s no great secret that WordPress is a pretty amazing program, and open-source jewel that allows users such great latitude of design possibilities.

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Mixing Film and Activism

See3

You’ll get a close look at how these films supported the social change goals of their partner organizations and how they were tied to urgent actions. The great people at Working Films and The Fledgling Fund just announced IMPACT , a new series of videos that discuss how film campaigns can ignite social change. They ask the question we always grapple with: How do social issue documentary films do more than just raise awareness?

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Day 3 of the Train the Trainers session was devoted to Digital Activism and facilitated by Mary Joyce. The learning objectives: To provide participants with a formula for training digital campaign strategy. The session provided strategy theory and a simulation exercise based on creating a digital activism campaign for the Story of Electronics film (that now has Arabic sub-titles ).

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas. The book was created by Shareable , an award-winning nonprofit news, action and connection hub for the “ Sharing Cities Movement.”

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Is a barrage of action alerts and fundraising emails burning out your activists? Perhaps you’ll come up with an entirely new action that the rest of us will rush to copy! . You might ask people to send friends to a high-value action or petition, or you might encourage them to invite their contacts to follow you on Facebook. Cross-channel promotion means more than just digital: email can spark plenty of actions in the real world. Special Bonus Action: Vote .

Activating Your YouTube Audience: Recording and links

NTEN

In fact, you can now use YouTube features to drive actions and donations , create "Choose Your Own Adventure" style experiences , and make your video the talk of the web (quite literally). Ramya Raghavan of YouTube was kind enough to preview her upcoming 10NTC session, Activating Your YouTube Audience for us last week. Watching videos online is no longer a passive experience!

Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth Kanter

Last month, I was honored to present and facilitate an all-day workshop for nonprofit leaders at the Oregon Nonprofit Leadership Conference on how to activate a culture of well being in the nonprofit workplace, based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. The participants were amazing and came up with some terrific strategies and action plans. Review self-care activities and celebrate Friendship.

Salesforce Employees & Tsofen Prepare Israel’s Arab Students for Jobs in Tech

Saleforce Nonprofit

Educational and career exposure activities for high school, college, and university students , and graduates pursuing STEM studies. Education Nonprofit Workforce Development Action Meets Impact International Development STEM Youth Programs

8 Ways to Find Major Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

What types of activities can you do to find out what the donor cares about? Can you invite the donor to come to your organization and watch a program in action?

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Activating Your YouTube Audience: Recording and links

NTEN

In fact, you can now use YouTube features to drive actions and donations , create "Choose Your Own Adventure" style experiences , and make your video the talk of the web (quite literally). Ramya Raghavan of YouTube was kind enough to preview her upcoming 10NTC session, Activating Your YouTube Audience for us last week. Watching videos online is no longer a passive experience!

5 Actionable Ways to Prevent Profit Leaks

NonProfit Hub

By actively creating a workforce management strategy, these leaders can help their organizations by ensuring every available fund is utilized effectively. The post 5 Actionable Ways to Prevent Profit Leaks appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Profit leaks threaten to sink any business, but the nature of nonprofit operations make them particularly vulnerable. Most companies in other industries can make internal adjustments to compensate for monetary drain.

Twitter Promoted Products Engage, Inspire and Activate

Allegiance Group

Representatives from these organizations spoke on a panel hosted by Twitter in DC to share their experience promoting engagement and activism through Twitter’s promoted products, an expanding group of products available for advertisers. Promote an action? Planned Parenthood activated an emotionally charged nation through a Promoted Tweet to get donations during the Susan G.

Spreadsheet Aerobics: Actionable Measurement for Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have been thinking a lot about actionable social media measurement strategies that are fit and trim and light on their feet! Inspired by the Measure Everything: Is Your Nonprofit Facebook Page Worth It? , It much easier to collect, analyze and take action with your data when you do a little bit each month or every other week. It isn't the most thrilling activity. The key here is actionable data. Measurement should inform specific decisions and/or actions.

Breaking the Cycle & Starting the Mental Health Conversation

Saleforce Nonprofit

It starts with destigmatizing the conversation, overcoming the perception that needing help makes you weak, and then actively seeking the support you need. Education Nonprofit (DEI) Diversity - Equity - Inclusion Action Meets Impact Leading Through Change

Set SMART Fundraising Goals for Fundraising Success

Get Fully Funded

Here’s how you create those SMART goals: S = Set specific goals for your fundraising activities. You can also figure out quickly what you need to do to reach those goals and putting the action steps in place is pretty easy, too. Active volunteers?

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Want to Turn Facebook Fans into Active Supporters?

GroundWire

When was the last time you dreamt of giving your Facebook fans actions more engaging then Like and Comment? Several members of the Groundwire team have been advising Drew and Shawn and we're in the process of building a Salesforce Connector which will allow orgs who are using the system not only to capture and export data about their most active supporters on Facebook but also get it into their Salesforce database so they can use it to support their overall engagement strategies.

Nonprofits Show Technology in Action

Tech Soup Blog

What does technology in action look like? In September, we asked nonprofits and libraries to show us exactly how technology activates their organization and helps fulfill their mission. Each entry was more compelling than the next, showing us that nonprofits are putting technology in action in incredibly different ways. With a new impact page, a way to send photo updates to donors, and the marketing muscle of Karma Store , GETSET-GO will continue to put technology in action.

Activating Your Base of Supporters (with Evan Bailyn)

NTEN

Evan Bailyn, our presenter for " Activating Your Base of Supporters ", has more 112,000 fans on Facebook. In our next webinar, he'll explain how to use Calls To Action to activate potential donors when they're most energized and willing to give. In his just-released book, " Outsmarting Google ", he details how he attracted more than 50,000,000 visitors in a year. That's a lot, so he's doing something right.

Four Models for Active User Engagement, by Nina Simon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a brief definition and cultural example of each: • In contributory projects, users are solicited to provide limited and specified objects, actions, or ideas to an institutionally controlled process. Source: Share Your Ideas. Note from Beth: I first encountered Nina Simon through her awesome blog back four or five years ago. I got a chance to meet her face-to-face for the first time at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in 2007.

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Build an Active Donor Base with Social Media

NTEN

If you're struggling with how to use social media for fundraising, we've got a great one-two punch from bestselling author Evan Bailyn coming right up: " Using Social Media to Build an Active Base of Donors " on January 26th and " Activating Your Base of Supporters " on February 2nd. Using Social Media to Build an Active Base of Donors. Learn specific, exclusive strategies nonprofits can use to attract a large and active base of donors.

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is an inherent tension between strategy and tactical implementation of using social media to support a campaign's objectives or nonprofit's mission, whether the goal is fundraising, marketing, or taking action. And while quite, different from the "mainstream" use of Twitter by nonprofits , Ivan warns against tool-driven decisions for activism campaigns: It's certainly exciting to see technology being used in ways that amplify and extend the impact of movement organizing.