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How to Add 2024 Nonprofit Tech for Good Certificates to Your LinkedIn Profile

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn has grown to over one billion members from 200 countries worldwide. Launched in 2003, nearly half of that growth has occurred over the last five years. LinkedIn is an ideal platform for nonprofit professionals to grow their personal brand and curate an online profile for current and future employers, funders, and sponsors. Certifications are a key feature of LinkedIn Profiles and below is a tutorial on how to add certificates offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good to your LinkedIn Profile.

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Nonprofit Study Reveals Demand for Programs and Services Alongside Ongoing Concerns

NonProfit PRO

FORVIS published its annual national nonprofit study, revealing that 71% of nonprofits had increased demands for their programs and services in 2023, resulting in waitlist increases and delays.

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Mix the Ones and Zeros With Xs and Os—Give IT Some Heart

.orgSource

I’m writing this post on Valentine’s Day. In honor of this warm and fuzzy holiday, I want to encourage you to put Xs and Os in a place where we typically find ones and zeros. The IT Department is the home of logic, analytics, data, and all things factual. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan of objectivity. I’ve been arguing for weeding politics and preference out of decision-making for my entire career.

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6 Exceptional Nonprofit Trends for 2024

NonProfit PRO

To learn more about what’s happening in the nonprofit sector, here's a sneak peek at NonProfit PRO's “40 Nonprofit Trends of 2024.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - SVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention. Join us for this data-driven session with two thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa, for the tools to tackle and reverse the cu

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Create a Winning New Member Strategy in 3 Easy Steps

Association Analytics

It’s no secret that growing membership is hard. When you’re working with limited resources it can be a struggle to both get new people in the door and then keep them there once you do. Not surprisingly, a 2020 report from Wild Apricot showed that 68% of organizations have difficulty growing membership. What’s slowing these association’s down? Besides facing competition from free online sources of continuing education and mentorship, it can also be a challenge for associations to communicate thei

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[Free Webinar] An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (1 hour) Cost: Free Presented by: Robert Friend , Sr. Enterprise Solutions Executive at Eventgroove and nonprofit industry professional If you could significantly increase staff productivity and improve community engagement and impact, what kind of impact would that have on your cause? Geared toward nonprofits, this one-hour webinar provides demonstrations on how to use Al-driven tools to enhance donor engagement, optimize campaign targeting

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Human Resources for Nonprofits 

Wild Apricot

Learn the key responsibilities of HR in nonprofits including staffing, compensation, benefits, training, culture, and employee relations. Discover best practices for nonprofit human resource management.

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Leadership Lessons From Lisa Lutoff-Perlo's Accomplished Career

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today brings the new and inspiring book, Making Waves , by Lisa Lutof-Perlo. You will follow the impressive career journey of Lutoff-Perlo, from her stories as an ambitious young woman to first women President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises to Vice Chairman for External Affairs at Royal Caribbean Group. In the book, she reveals how she navigated an extraordinary four-decade journey with boundless energy, quick wit, and the pursuit of excellence in the face of adversity.

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Spring into the newest Salesforce product release: Discover Spring ‘24 highlights

Nimble AMS

It might still be snowy or cold outside, but Salesforce is planning great things for the Spring ‘24 product release. Stay on top of the latest Salesforce advancements! Read our blog for the top four Salesforce product releases coming in Spring ‘24 and discover how your organization can leverage these latest featu res. 4 Salesforce Spring ‘24 release highlights Is your association ready for increased efficiency and streamlined processes?

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How the Kiwanis Club of Woodland Boosted Their Membership with WildApricot – Case Study

Wild Apricot

WildApricot has proven to be a transformative tool for the Kiwanis Club of Woodland, empowering the team to build a stronger online presence, streamline financial transactions, and greatly enhance communication.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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How to Leverage AI to Enhance Major Gift Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Artificial intelligence is particularly exciting for major gift fundraising. Here's how you can use AI to boost your fundraising success.

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How To Be More Strategic

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today’s business leaders are faced with many challenges: intense competition, increased regulation, and the need for constant innovation. Therefore, it’s imperative that as a business leader you have the essential meta-skill to navigate your business with a thorough understanding of your current situation, vision to see the future destination, and the ability to create the path to reach it,” explains Rich Horwath , author of the book, Strategic.

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New! 2024 Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising Program Now On-Demand

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The next series of webinars required to earn a Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good start Jul7 10, 2024, but if you would like to earn the certificate now, you can purchase the notes and recordings from the last series presented in January and February 2024. Customized for nonprofits with limited time and financial resources, the certificate program covers the fundamentals of social media marketing and fundraising for your nonprofit.

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How to Fundraise with AI for Nonprofits

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As technology evolves, there are new ways nonprofits like yours can take advantage of advancements to save time and raise more money. At the forefront of these new technologies is artificial intelligence (AI). AI for nonprofits can be a real game changer in the fundraising landscape. From navigating donor data to finding the most effective ways to communicate, AI for fundraising can be applied to many aspects of your organization to help lift some of the burden of changing the world.

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.

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Join me at the Nonprofit Marketing Summit on March 5-7

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You’re invited to join me at the biggest, free, and all-virtual conference for the nonprofit sector! I’m excited to speak at the Nonprofit Marketing Summit: The Unthinkable on March 5-7, hosted by Community Boost ! Join my session “ Unlocking Productivity with Generative AI Writing Tools for Nonprofit Marketers ” on March 7 at 10:30 am PT.

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Report: Support Up After Record Inflation, But Relevancy of Racial Equity Declined

NonProfit PRO

The "2024 Foundation Operations and Management Report" showed that financial support was up, but racial equity became less of a priority.

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How To Harness Your Experiential Intelligence

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Experiential Intelligence provides a new lens from which to view what makes you, you—and what makes your team and organization unique,” says Soren Kaplan , author of the book, Experiential Intelligence. Kaplan explains that over 100 years ago, we established IQ (Intelligence Quotient) to predict success. Then we explored Emotional Intelligence (EQ), the theory of multiple intelligences, and mindsets that broaden the definition of smarts.

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The Future Of Giving: Strategies For Modern Philanthropy

Bloomerang

In the world of philanthropy, the intersection of technology and generosity has ushered in a new era of giving. The transformation in how we support causes close to our hearts is not just a fleeting trend but a fundamental shift toward a more inclusive, efficient, and impactful form of philanthropy. The evolving landscape of philanthropy Gone are the days when cash was king in the realm of donations.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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Want better fundraising results? Rethink your team

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising results depend on the whole organization You might know that I spent a good number of years working for regional theaters. It’s where my nonprofit career began. And theater is still close to my heart. But over the years – whether in my first theater, where I managed the box office, or in subsequent […] The post Want better fundraising results?

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Title Sponsorship: What to Include? 

The Sponsorship Collective

Title sponsorship isn’t a topic I’ve delved into often on the blog, and today, I want to change that. After all, some of you reading this right now might have a title sponsorship on the horizon and feel uncertain about how to navigate it. I’m here to help!

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4 Techniques to Improve Nonprofit Email Response

NonProfit PRO

Enhance the effectiveness of your organization's fundraising emails by spotlighting impact goals. Here are four tips to get started, and stand out from the crowd.

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What is a codpiece, and should everyone at your organization wear one?

Nonprofit AF

[Image description: A painting of Henry VIII in an ornate outfit with long puffy sleeves, a dagger, and a prominent codpiece.

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Donor Engagement Guide: 8 Key Steps to Better Retain and Engage Donors

Are your donors your biggest fans, or are you lacking donor loyalty? The truth is, your donors have expectations of what their relationship with your organization should look like. This ebook will help you learn how to live up to those expectations!

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33+ Raffle Basket Ideas to Wow the Crowd & Win Support

Bloomerang

A raffle is an easy way to increase fundraising revenue and engage supporters at events. The trick to hosting a successful raffle is ensuring that the raffle baskets and prizes you offer are enticing enough to encourage scores of ticket sales. In this guide, we’ll review the most effective raffle basket ideas in the following sections: Raffle basket FAQs Food and beverage raffle basket ideas Sports and leisure raffle prizes Raffle basket ideas for kids and families Seasonal raffle basket ideas I

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Black women and gender-expansive nonprofit leaders: Combating the absence of trust 

Candid

A group of concerned nonprofit leaders in the Washington, D.C. area have been discussing a disconcerting trend: Black women and Black gender-expansive nonprofit leaders are leaving their positions, some exiting the nonprofit sector altogether. Those conversations led to the Washington Area Women’s Foundation ’s (WAWF) report Thrive As They Lead: Advancing the Infrastructure to Support Black Women Leaders in the D.C.

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Experiential Fundraising: What It Is & How to Use It

Donorbox

There’s a reason Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023 was “authentic.” People everywhere are craving genuine, personalized experiences to make them feel more connected with the others around them – and donors are no different. Pair this with the rise of the experience economy, where consumers everywhere are looking for unique ways to connect […] The post Experiential Fundraising: What It Is & How to Use It appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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Mission Driven Bank Fund and Partners Aim to Close Racial Income and Wealth Gaps

NonProfit PRO

The Mission Driven Bank Fund partnered with the National Bankers Association Foundation and UpMetrics to close racial income and wealth gaps.

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

Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose. Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. In this report, we’ll give you a high-level overview of how to get your organization in shape for technology adoption and best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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Get on the Path to Earning Grants: 10 Grant Research Tools

Double the Donation

From recurring donors to annual fundraisers to merchandise sales, the more income streams your nonprofit has, the more financially secure your organization will be. The key source of revenue that can bring in reliable funding year after year is grants. Grant funding amounts and requirements vary wildly as every grantmaking organization has their own unique application process.

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Next Level Donor Relations: Make The Experience “Unexpectedly Pleasurable”

Bloomerang

In today’s fundraising world , with dozens of nonprofits competing for donors’ hearts and wallets, it’s important to stand out from a donor relations standpoint. Otherwise, no matter how noble your mission, you’ll be left with your hand out as other fundraisers hit their goals. To inspire donor generosity and loyalty year after year, you must stop sending stale thank-you letters and having hollow donor experiences, and start thinking of creative ways to go above and beyond to provide donor servi

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Ep. 26 | Enhancing Donor Journeys, an interview with Julia Devine

DonorDock

Join Matt on Beyond the Donation as he discusses nonprofit best practices with Julia Devine. They talk about creating compelling donor journeys, the difficulties of siloed data, and tips to streamline a donor's experience.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Donorbox

Donorbox

Looking for a guide to Donorbox? You’re in the right place! Starting and running a nonprofit organization is one of the most rewarding callings out there. Organizations like yours champion some of the most important causes of our time. But most nonprofits, whether they are big or small, need support. Donorbox offers innovative and intuitive […] The post The Beginner’s Guide to Donorbox appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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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.