Just Announced: The 2021 Classy Awards Finalists

Classy

Our Classy Awards Committee has been hard at work evaluating the outstanding programs nominated by social impact organizations around the world, and we’re excited to announce the Top 50 Finalists for the 2021 Classy Awards. . Meet the Classy Awards Finalists.

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Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council

Classy

The collective knowledge of our Leadership Council makes the Classy Awards a distinction unlike any other. Author of Measuring Social Change: Performance and Accountability in a Complex World , which received The Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s Best Book Award for 2020.

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Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

Beth Kanter

Our session will share lots of great advice about what to do before , during , and after leading an effective technology training. Using the ADDIE for designing your workshop, you arrive at the “E” or evaluation. There are two different methods to evaluate your training. Evaluation is one of my favorite parts of the instructional design or training process. to define the four levels of training evaluation. Formative Evaluation.

POGO Wins IMA Award!

Connection Cafe

We want to offer a BIG congratulations to Project On Government Oversight (POGO) for their Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement ! IMA - the Interactive Media Award competition is open to individuals and organizations involved in designing, devleoping, managing, supporting and promoting websites. After attending Convio's Summit in 2010, POGO was inspired to re-evaluate their entire online presence, including their website. Interactive Media Awards.

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Gyrus Systems Earns Award For “Best Compliance LMS” By Talented Learning

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems' earned this award by developing GyrusAim features that "are admin focused and have skills, competencies, audit trails, electronic signatures, strong ILT management, facility and resource management, broad content support and powerhouse reporting." News compliance LMS Award

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Web Courseworks Wins Silver for Excellence in Technology

Web Courseworks Associations

The 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology Web Courseworks Wins Silver. Web Courseworks won this award for its Conference Now platform , an online event platform that empowers associations to provide a multi-dimensional virtual conference experience.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Second Annual DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards

See3

Home • About Us Mission Team News Partners Careers • Services Overview Interactive Marketing Video Web Design and Development • Clients Clients List Client Login • Resources Overview Events YouTube for Nonprofits Guide to Online Video Video FAQs Our Blog • Contact POSTED BY Michael Hoffman MAR 3, 2008 Second Annual DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards We are in the middle of the judging of the Second Annual DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards.

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Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. We outlined the value of EvaluPac below, hoping this insight can help association executives to justify their learning management system expenditure by measuring outcomes from the evaluations and assessments within their current education offerings.

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Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. We outlined the value of EvaluPac below, hoping this insight can help association executives to justify their learning management system expenditure by measuring outcomes from the evaluations and assessments within their current education offerings.

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Great reads from around the web on September 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

Fine Blog – "The Case Foundation has just released an evaluation of their innovative “Make It Your Own&# program. " Citizen-Centered Solutions: Lessons in Leveraging Public Participation from the Make It Your Own Awards | Case Foundation – As Case's director of communications, Allyson Burns, explains, the report "takes a look at public participation / grantmaking programs and in particular the lessons learned from our Make it Your Own Awards.

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Nominations open for the 2014 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest

NTEN

About The Pizzigati Prize The Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest annually awards a $10,000 cash grant to one individual who has created or led an effort to create an open source software product of significant value to the nonprofit sector and movements for social change. Applicants will be evaluated on a range of criteria by an advisory panel that includes past winners of the Prize. 14ntc award nominations Pizzigati pizzigati prize

The Ultimate Guide to Accounting Software for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You need to ensure that any money raised specifically for scholarships actually goes into scholarship awards. or nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), a fund may be tied to an award or grant.??The Do You Need Fund Accounting and Award Management Software?

Bloomerang Named To 2022 “Best Places to Work in Indiana” List

Bloomerang

We have many tremendous employers in the state, so it’s great to see more and more companies take part in this effort to evaluate their workplace cultures and gain the recognition they deserve,” says Indiana Chamber President Kevin Brinegar.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Does the sun shine out your ars?

See3

We are in the middle of the DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards. These are annual awards sponsored by See3 and NTEN to showcase the video work of nonprofits in the US and around the world. You can see for yourself at the home page of the DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards and click on the Watch button to see the videos. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit

EveryAction

Because of these principles, the process of evaluating and deciding on investments such as technology tools can be difficult for many nonprofits, because it requires a complicated process of weighing short term costs with long term benefits, while keeping multiple stakeholders happy. Keeping track of all of the data that you gather during the evaluation process is the most effective way to compare options and make sure that you are getting the most benefit for the best price.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Leading A Session from SecondLife

See3

Two-thirds of our panelists were in the top 10 of all evaluations (Steve Daigneault / Amnesty International and Tim Fullerton / OxFam America) and the overall evaluation of our session was very high. Funny thing… the #1 presenter at the entire conference, based on evaluations, wasn’t even there! Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Don’t Barf

See3

And then, on Friday we will be announcing the winner of the DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

Apply for the 2022 Pizzigati Prize

NTEN

As we announced earlier this year, NTEN is thrilled to steward for the Pizzigati Prize , an annual award honoring the life and legacy of Tony Pizzigati, an early advocate of open source computing.

Mentor New York’s Virtual Fundraising Event Raises 12x Their Fundraising Goal With CauseVox

CauseVox

The 2021 Mentor of the Year Awards event–typically an in-person awards program with dinner–went virtual due to COVID and set a fundraising goal of $10,000. Pivoting To A Virtual Awards Ceremony.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Attendees can go directly from the session to Survey Magnet, fill out quizzes and evaluations, and get instant access to their certificates of completion and transcripts. Speakers can also gain feedback on presentations by seeing their evaluations directly in the Speaker Portal.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Attendees can go directly from the session to Survey Magnet, fill out quizzes and evaluations, and get instant access to their certificates of completion and transcripts. Speakers can also gain feedback on presentations by seeing their evaluations directly in the Speaker Portal.

“Seeding by ceding”: What we know about the latest group of organizations funded by MacKenzie Scott

Candid

Editor’s note: Scott awarded a grant to Candid.) . i Although Scott discloses who receives donations, she does not say how much is awarded to each organization, so we do not yet have information about grant size distribution in this round of giving.

Finding the Best Consultant for Your Nonprofit: Preparing for the Selection Process

Bloomerang

This will help you discern what you really need in a consultant, how you will evaluate their suitability up front, and how you will hold them and yourself accountable throughout the project. Evaluation matrix . This is part one of a three-part series. .

Beyond Survival: Post-Disruption Nonprofit Digital Strategy

Bloomerang

We need a bit of time to take a step back, evaluate what worked and didn’t work, and realize we’re not in a “new normal” but an “interim normal.” First, do a self-audit to evaluate which nonprofit digital strategy is working for you and which are holding you back.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk

Bloomerang

It may be helpful to evaluate together how many prospects you have and how many face-to-face hours may be required. Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

Volunteer Retention: What Makes them Stay?

Volunteer Hub

This is a valuable means of evaluating the tasks that should be assigned to maximize retention. More formally, consider a once-a-year volunteer appreciation night to award certificates, etc.

Nonprofit Strategic Communication: Internal Branding and Messaging

Bloomerang

Ask friends and family to evaluate logos and branding. Madison Gonzalez is a National Public Speaker, Storyteller of the Year Award-Winner, Best-Selling Author of Dear Mirror, Events Manager, and Published Poet.

13 Foundation Grant Writing Tips for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

If the grant is awarded, the foundation will depend on this kind of data reporting to tell the story of their impact to their funders. Check out our upcoming course on program evaluation. Interested in program evaluation? Coming Soon: Program Evaluation for Nonprofits.

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Craig Weiss Group ranked Gyrus Systems as # 18 in Top 50 LMS Provider

Gyrus

In the report, each LMS is presented in a profile overview that shows the standards used by Mr. Weiss to evaluate each LMS. News Award eLL LMSRichmond, VA February 15, 2019. Gyrus Systems , a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that it has been recognized as part of the top 50 LMS providers by Craig Weiss Group.

A Powerful Strategy to Work Smart At Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

Nor can you evaluate the success of your completed work. Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. The single most important lesson I ever learned. Begin with the why. Always.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Realty with Strings Attached

Bloomerang

That’s a good start, but you’ll want to further evaluate this proposal because it’s not a “one and done” gift where you accept a property then use it or sell it as you please. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Navigating Regulatory Requirements for Disaster and Hardship Relief Funds: A Guide for CSR Leaders

sgEngage

In addition to defining the fund’s charitable class, a regulatory compliant disaster and hardship relief fund must be established with specific written and objective grant criteria, which guide the nondiscriminatory grant review and award process.

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Using Data Effectively in Your Grants Strategy Development

Tech Soup Blog

I'd like to suggest Innovation Network's State of Evaluation Project and the Urban Institute's Nonprofit Sector in Brief as excellent sources. Funder types and award sizes vary widely by mission focus. And keep in mind that success is relative: a $25,000 award for an animal rescue organization can be considered pretty awesome, based on the median highest award of $17,000.

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Recognizing the Importance of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

Create Awards to Recognize Your Staff. The most direct way we recognize our volunteers is with traditional awards. We give our highest honor at our largest service of the year, but almost every formal other award is handed at our recognition banquet. These awards are well-established and carry a good deal of prestige. Another important aspect of this is to always evaluation your awards program. Again, we noticed a deficiency in our awards program.

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What counts as racial equity funding?  

Candid

Since then, Candid has been evaluating the way we identify this type of giving, both going forward and looking back over the last decade. Why and how Candid updated our racial equity funding site .

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Engage Major Donor Prospects Who Blow Hot, then Cold

Bloomerang

This keys you into information about what type of impact your donor is hoping to have and how they evaluate opportunities. . Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award.

Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Choosing Digital-First Options When It Comes to Fundraising and Marketing

Bloomerang

Invest in evaluation tools. We’ll look more comprehensively at evaluation as a core strategy in part five of this series because taking an analytic approach to digital, or any other strategy, is the only way to know what’s working/what’s not working. .

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Reality with Strings Attached

Bloomerang

That’s a good start, but you’ll want to further evaluate this proposal because it’s not a “one and done” gift where you accept a property then use it or sell it as you please. Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

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Tips To Attract & Retain Skilled Volunteers That Grow Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

The growth of any nonprofit requires the constant evaluation of where their untapped potential resources lie. . A simple thank you award and email. A famous demonstration of this in action concerns McDonald’s.

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Toward transparent metrics

Candid

Total dollar amount of grants awarded . The nonprofit sector is complex, varied, and difficult to evaluate. What we can learn about nonprofit results from Platinum Seal holders . How do nonprofits measure success? How do they know they’re making a difference?

10 Fundamental Elements of A Grant Proposal

Qgiv

Formula grants are pre-determined awards. These are grants that are automatically awarded to whoever applies and is eligible to receive the grant. Continuation grants apply to organizations that have previously been awarded a grant. Evaluation methods.

Nonprofit Transparency Best Practices: Building Donor & Public Trust

Whole Whale

Charity rating organizations use varying metrics for evaluating efficacy and impact, but most organizations use Accountability, Transparency, Program Percentage, and Fundraising efficiency as the basis for their ratings. Researched by Nicholas Azulay + Isabelle Brauer.

How Event Marketing Can Optimize B2B Sales

AccelEvents

Think of networking events, speaker opportunities, and award ceremonies as valuable tools for the top of funnel or awareness stage. These events will speak to prospects who have evaluated your brand and are considering a relationship with it.