The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2020, these steps will be a response to certain trends and conversations you’ve likely caught wind of over the last few years. Without further ado, here are the top five trends we see impacting the nonprofit fundraising space in 2020.

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What Business Application Training Accomplishes


What Business Application Training Accomplishes. This blog will now focus on the list of generic business application training that will not only expand the learning and development program of your organization but will also enhance the competencies of your workforce.

8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead. As you send more grant applications out, there needs to be a way to evaluate every new funding opportunity before it comes in the door.

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How Can a Mobile Application Help Build Your Business Brand?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The Real Value of Mobile Applications. Just imagine this scenario: thousands or even millions of potential clients and customers engaging with your brand through a mobile application on their smartphones or tablets. So, how can a mobile application help your business to grow?

5 Foundation Trends for 2019: Conquering the Unknown with the Help of Data

Connection Cafe

With the massive level of generosity and funding that we saw this year and in 2017, is it possible that the trend will continue in 2019? Here are the five trends I see having the most impact on foundations in this coming year, starting with these new potential partners: Partnerships and Data.

5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond


Access Group’s Nonprofit Division comes together every year for an annual think tank to uncover what they believe will be key trends to be aware of in the upcoming years. Here are the 5 trends their focus group foresees as being markedly important in the coming years.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. about giving trends in your country using the data.

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014


Here are 5 nonprofit tech trends to keep your eye on in 2014 according to BusinessWire. As applications continue to enhance our social media experience, the various platforms will invariably become more ingrained with our nonprofits. Image courtesy of TechDay.

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5 Foundation Trends That Will Continue in 2018

Connection Cafe

We have seen a number of trends emerge this past year, but I believe that by understanding the following five major trends, your foundation can go into 2018 on-track and prepared for industry changes. We’ve even seen a growth in collaboration as a requirement for grant applicants.

9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About


Because of this, anticipating tech trends is the only way to ensure your nonprofit is staying ahead of the latest technology. Here are 9 buzz words and tech trends that your nonprofit needs to be on the look out for in the coming months and years.

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5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Are the same trends applicable? Organizations are increasing moving their software applications to the cloud so they no long have to worry about the support and infrastructure that a server requires AND the cloud provides a more reliable and secure place to store data.

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Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare

Mobile Commons

The scan concluded: “The trends toward widespread ownership of cell phones and widespread text message use across virtually all segments of the U.S. The post Environmental Scan of Text Messaging Interventions Supports SMS Applications in Healthcare appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Mobile Trend Creates Cultural Shift in Micro Philanthropy | Be Korea-savvy

AFP Blog

Mobile Trend Creates Cultural Shift in Micro Philanthropy | Be Korea-savvy : The mobile applications are revolutionizing the ways of charitable giving to fun, engaging and simple. World Vision” has developed a mobile app called ‘My Kids,’ which is an overseas children sponsor application. Now users can engage in philanthropic deeds and have fun at the same time just by connecting to mobile.

Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year. 2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology.

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Foot Traffic Philanthropy: Location Based Mobile Application - CauseWorld

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

trends of 2009 and my 2010 predictions are right on. Today, TechCrunch wrote about a new mobile application called CauseWorld Here's how it works: CauseWorld app users earn “karma points” when they walk into stores and check in with their cell phone.

Trends in Volunteering

Tech Soup Blog

The greatest question to those responsible for volunteer application, volunteer scheduling, and volunteer retention is “How do we best. Americans of all ages donate their time to schools, churches, hospitals, and other local nonprofits in an effort to improve their. communities.

Trends in Donor Management


As user demand increases, vendors are adapting their donor management system offerings to support mobile devices and cloud computing, one of several recent market trends that are adding value and capability to the software. What are the fastest-moving trends in the donor management world? Many of the vendors who have not yet addressed this trend have stated their intention to do so in the near future. These are the trends, but what’s shaping them?

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Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online


As scare stories of " what you put on the web will haunt you forever and completely mess up your next job interview, you crazy kids" crested and waned in popularity, I began to notice another trend in how web professionals were using these social media tools, especially a core few. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and an evolving cast of supporting players have formed a subgroup of social media I think of as "social identity" applications.

Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising Trends to Look Out for in 2018

ASU Lodestar Center

That is why we have gathered some of the nonprofit marketing & fundraising trends that you should look out for in 2018. You can use these trends to help your organization grow and hit your goals this year. Website encryption has become one of the prime trends for 2018.

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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


How important is it for them to understand and keep up with the new trends in technology? To answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011.

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Nonprofit Tech Trends from Tech Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Tech Impact is watching some interesting trends emerge in nonprofit technology in 2013. Using GPS technology, it can direct donors with those blood types to the nearest donation center.AidMatrix, a nonprofit technology leader in Texas, is working on an application called SafeNight. One of the trends we are seeing is that nonprofits can no longer accept a single-point-of-failure model for their critical operations.

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2016's Nonprofit Trends: Communications, Fundraising, and Top Tech

Tech Soup Blog

Each year, Kivi Leroux Miller of Nonprofit Marketing Guide publishes a survey and a Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. nonprofits that are listed on who want to use Facebook's new fundraising tools must complete a three-step application process.

Great reads from around the web on January 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" 3 Powerful Social Good Trends in 2010 – Ben Rattray, the founder and CEO of, has a great piece on Mashable showcasing the three trends he sees coming in 2010 for the social change sector. "2009 " Tags: roundup 2010 4change applications bookmarks causemarketing challenge community competition competitions facebook free fundraising guide list lists nonprofits nptech postalicious resources socialchange storytelling tools trends volunteering

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Why Apple isn't the Nonprofit App Grinch | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Why Apple isn’t the Nonprofit App Grinch Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 10th, 2010 Nonprofit social media expert Beth Kanter isn’t happy with Apple at the moment. Should nonprofits focus on giving through iPhone applications? Should Apple allow donations to nonprofits in their iPhone applications?

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5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014

Connection Cafe

Some of the nonprofit technology trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector this year are: Mobile. There will be less need to maintain applications and data in-house when it’s far more cost effective, accessible and a higher quality of service via the cloud.

Technology Trends in Grantmaking: A Few Non-Analytical Thoughts


So, everything I have to say about trends in technology grantmaking is based on subjective observations made by those people who spend their days researching grantmakers. In the area of writing and submitting grant applications you need to get used to submitting online applications – both letters of inquiry and full grant requests. By Cynthia M. Adams, President and CEO, GrantStation Before you begin reading this blog post, let me throw in a disclaimer.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Ring. Your Eggs Are Calling : In a case of the application to far a New service tracks fertility via SMS.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Your Eggs Are Calling : In a case of the application to far a New service tracks fertility via SMS. There are actually lots of cool health applications of phone technology from interacting with outpatients to surveying vacince and allergy shots to helping fight obesity. Your Eggs Are Calling : In a case of the application to far a New service tracks fertility via SMS. Your Eggs Are Calling : In a case of the application to far a New service tracks fertility via SMS.

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Nonprofit CRM Trends Plus How to Choose an eCRM - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

12 Digital Fundraising Trends for 2012 – "Back at the start of January I set myself the target of publishing twelve posts on trends I think are going to prove important to digital fundraisers this year – both as a means of kick-starting my own thinking after the holiday season and to help inform your planning considerations at this key time in the year." " Check out the 12 Trends, from Personalized Video Thanking to Ebooks to Digital Fundraising Staffing!

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" Facebook app causes raises $16m – "Causes, the popular Facebook charity application, has raised another $9 million in funding and introduced gift cards to let people donate online without using a credit card. " Tags: roundup bookmarks cee facebook fundraising future giving internet list net2-recommends nptech philanthropy postalicious resources romania technology trends video women

Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

"A recent Reuter’s article: Top Ten Trends in Sustainable Business, focuses on the best trends in “green business,&# I’m struck by how many of the points are applicable to sustainable social media. Here are my top trends in sustainable social media (hat tip to Reuters)." " Tags: roundup bookmarks casestudies community contest facebook fundraising list marketing nonprofits postalicious resources socialmedia strategy technology trends

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Big News: Startup Challenge to Fund & Showcase Social Impact Ventures By Women


To participate, you just need you to fill out a short application here on March 25th describing your venture. Women Who Tech will review your application and email you within 48 hours to let you know if you are approved to participate in the Challenge.

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The Big Twitter Question


Here are applicable pointers for those wondering whether to adopt Twitter in their online strategy. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again.

Save the.NGO Domain for Nonprofits


Applications are due January 11, 2012, and PIR is up against venture capital and other for-profit groups that would like to gain control of domain. Trends nptechIf you work at a nonprofit, serve on a board of a nonprofit, or have nonprofit clients, you need to hear about this.

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online


As we all continue exploring the vast horizons of the internet and the social tools it offers, be sure to check out the applications that help you continue telling stories with the power of video, maps and more. Online Marketing Social Networking Technology Trends

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Symantec Security Software: What Are the Differences?

Tech Soup Blog

However, Symantec is a fast-moving company responding to a plethora of trends in technology and computer security so the names and capabilities of their products change frequently. We though it might be time for a brief tutorial on the different versions of Symantec's security applications.

Why Social Media Can Suck


It then leads you to another link and after a while you finally see a clause that says “Facebook does not give third party applications or ad networks the right to use your name or picture in ads. Online Fundraising Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

Driving Voter Registration Within Your Organization


This means embracing online registration tools and even social networking integration applications. Online Advocacy TrendsElection Day is right around the corner and that means that deadlines for voter registration are even closer!

Are #TweetChats All the Rage?


The application was shut down, and the community is currently being migrated to oneQube #SmartStream, a social relationship management and engagement platform. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

NetCentric Advocacy: Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. (what has this list been talking about in a glance.)

Network-Centric Advocacy

I am not sure Net2 application and/or presentation does the project justice. I need to know the words and trends in my network. I am not sure Net2 application and/or presentation does the project justice. I need to know the words and trends in my network.

A Tale of Three NPO Facebook Apps | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

million users , making it the 18 th most popular application available (though sadly still lagging behind the ubiquitous albeit less socially conscious Fortune Cookie application).

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Are #TweetChats Are All the Rage?


The application was shut down, and the community is currently being migrated to oneQube #SmartStream, a social relationship management and engagement platform. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

Big Data and Predictive Analysis: What Every Small Business Needs to Know

Wild Apricot

With explosion of real-time data applications, it is but obvious that a huge amount of data is accumulated in various applications. Large businesses were quick to realize the value of this treasure trove and deployed various data analytics techniques to discover trends and gain insights Big data is not just for the big companies. Big data has been around for quite some time, but it may seem like an elusive jargon to you.