Strength in Numbers: The Benefits of Non-Profit/Professional Partnerships

Byte Technology

billion to non-profits; businesses and corporations kick in another $17 billion; 64.5 million not-for-profit organizations in operation. And that niche is professionals, across all industries and sectors, who choose to support non-profits by giving of their time and talent.

A Sense of Community: The Benefits of the Business-Non-Profit Partnership

Byte Technology

But when it comes to non-profits, what does it take to distinguish themselves among a plethora of charitable organizations? Consider this: what about looking at the standard for-profit business model from a non-profit standpoint?

The 6 Hidden Benefits Of Volunteering

TechImpact

As if contributing to a cause that’s bigger than yourself wasn’t reason enough to give your time, volunteering your time to a charitable cause has some hidden benefits, too. The post The 6 Hidden Benefits Of Volunteering appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

8 Benefits Of Crowdfunding

SocialFish

In fact, the benefits reach far beyond the convenience and simplicity. Crowdfunding can benefit you in additional ways, by providing a form of marketing, public outreach and connecting people with your campaign on a personal basis. Guest post by Camille McLane.

How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

Connection Cafe

I’ve spent most of my career in business development and have worked with organizations of all shapes and sizes, both for-profit and not-for-profit. Organizations addressing similar social problems or serving similar constituents stand to benefit the most from collaboration.

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

They basically miss out on huge possible profits. In order to help you make a great choice, here are some benefits that you have to know about. That is especially the case for the small businesses since even small differences in ROI can mean huge profit differences.

Search 139

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit the American Civil Liberties Union, a nonprofit that works to defend the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Proceeds benefit Animals Asia work to end bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam.

What Are The Benefits Of Paid Antivirus

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

As usual, with free software, the profit generator is you. To ensure the security of computers and limit or even counter cyber attacks, there are many antiviruses; some solutions are free while others are more expensive. What are the advantages of paid antivirus?

Reaping the Benefit of Open Platforms

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

As a full-time user of both Firefox and Thunderbird, I’m really enjoying the benefits of these open platforms, and the immense creativity of people who create add-ons.

Benefits of Hiring an IT Company

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

So, what are the main benefits of hiring an IT company as a business? This should also help you to increase profit. Economies of scale allow large businesses to benefit from large networks, contacts, expertise, resource pools and more.

4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services

TechImpact

The post 4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Think about how much of your day is spent working on a computer. Chances are pretty good, close to 99% of your work is done behind a keyboard and mouse. The need for robust technology has never been more important. With this increased use of technology, the need for appropriate computing power comes with it. […].

5 Corporate Philanthropy Benefits (and How You Can Achieve Them)

Givinga

Corporate philanthropy benefits not only the community but your company and its employees as well. It’s become essential to business success, bringing more benefits with a greater impact on performance. 5 Business Benefits of Corporate Philanthropy.

6 Tangible Benefits Of Office 365

TechImpact

The post 6 Tangible Benefits Of Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Office 365 is unlike any other tool out there. It has the power to unify your nonprofit, and organize everything your organization does. Built using the cloud to store, manage, and interact with environment, Office 365 is convenient, cheap, and accessible anywhere there’s an internet connection. Whether that’s in the office, or a Starbucks in […].

3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track

NetWits

So what type of metrics are non-profits tracking to determine if they are achieving their objectives? Here’s what we’ve seen based on talking to close to 800 non-profits. Does “being there&# when someone could benefit from your help matter?

SiliconRepublic.com: Irish non-profits benefit from tech philanthropy

AFP Blog

SiliconRepublic.com: Irish non-profits benefit from tech philanthropy: "07.05.2008 - Nearly 400 non-profit organisations and higher education institutions in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) are using donated licences from Salesforce.com to organise their work, according to the Salesforce.com Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the software-as-a-service company.".

22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits that have online stores or receive a percentage of profits from ethical retailers, it could be a banner year for online sales. The profits from the BeadforLife Store go into training and community programs in Uganda and education in North America.

The Need for Speed: The Overwhelming Benefits of a Fast Website Hosting

Byte Technology

As important as a fast-moving website—complements of fast-moving hosting—can be to your client and customer base, so to can it benefit the administrators of a site.

2 Fiscal Benefits Of Cloud Computing For Nonprofits

TechImpact

What you may not know is how cloud computing can directly benefit your bottom line, and potentially even save you money, according to Unit 4. The post 2 Fiscal Benefits Of Cloud Computing For Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

How to avoid the non-profit 'halo effect'

VolunteerMark

For too long we non-profits have benefited from undue credit for our legal status while for profits face undue criticism for theirs - join the conversation today as we discover that it''s much more effective to focus on impact than legal structure

3 Ways Your Nonprofit Benefits From Content Marketing

TechImpact

The post 3 Ways Your Nonprofit Benefits From Content Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Life Division. Communication is everything. Content marketing has been a bit of a buzz word the last few years.

How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit From Earned Income Opportunities

NonProfit Hub

Just because your organization is “not for profit” doesn’t mean you aren’t profitable. The post How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit From Earned Income Opportunities appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. It was always a dream of mine to become the executive director of a nonprofit organization. After developing the right relationships and building a career in marketing, that dream became a reality.

Top 4 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing

TechImpact

The post Top 4 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. You’re probably thinking “I have a marketing department, why would I outsource my content marketing?” But does anyone on your marketing team have a journalism background? How about publishing? Has anyone written articles for a niche audience, and do they have the know how to track the success of that article?

Nine Holiday Card Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

” That’s the Web we all now live and work by, but this year a good old-fashioned holiday greeting with a hand-written note sent via snail mail would likely make a very strong impression – especially if the proceeds benefit a nonprofit. Buy your holiday cards from the British Heart Foundation and 100% of the profit goes towards helping beat heart disease.

Data Exchange White Paper: Benefits

VisionLink

We have a new White Paper on the Thought Leadership section of our main VisionLink Web Site : Non Profits Sharing Data: Increasing Effectiveness Through Data Exchange As we work with a wide variety of social services, homeless management, elder care, 2-1-1s, disaster relief, volunteer, and donation networks, we often find ourselves at the center of data exchange conversations.

How to Find Corporate Responsibility Software that Increases Profits

Givinga

Corporate responsibility can be incredibly impactful for business performance and profits, but unfortunately, many CR efforts, especially when it comes to workplace giving, are still broad and poorly measured with little or no direct connection to business performance.

Securing a Free Website for your Non-Profit

Byte Technology

It’s easy to invoke the mantra that a non-profit’s leadership should view a website as an investment, not an expense. Just be sure to be very precise in your application regarding the concrete benefits you hope to achieve, which will make your case more convincing.

Profit 141

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed. Design an employee/volunteer engagement program that focuses on how social sharing will benefit them. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

The benefits of using Web 2.0 tools: a view from the corporation

Connection Cafe

I know, I know, non-profit organizations are not corporations, but everyday I see someone saying that we can learn from trends in the corporate world. corporations are seeing benefits from adopting web 2.0 So, how can non-profit organizations use this study to their advantage?

Nonprofit Isn’t the Only Option: Benefit Corporations, B Corps and More

NonProfit Hub

Sometimes you have investors that help get your operations off the ground and want a share of the profits. Benefit Corporation. However, benefit corporations are different in that their decisions are driven by impact. The directors have a legal responsibility to maximize the profits of the organization and ensure the long-term viability of the organization. Benefit corporations are a fairly new concept, as Maryland was the first state to allow the designation in 2010.

Are You Effectively Using LinkedIn at Your Non-Profit?

AFP Blog

Are You Effectively Using LinkedIn at Your Non-Profit? While most non-profits realize the benefits of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, far fewer organizations fully realize the inherent power of LinkedIn

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed. Design an employee/volunteer engagement program that focuses on how social sharing will benefit them. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

Senior Volunteering: Burden or Benefit?

ASU Lodestar Center

However, the benefits senior volunteers bring to an organization are also important to consider. 6 Utilizing senior volunteers provides benefits to both the organization and the volunteers. Doing Good Well: Engaging Senior Volunteers: A Guide for Non-profit Organizations.

Kickstarter Focuses Its Mission on Altruism Over Profit - The New York Times

AFP Blog

Kickstarter Focuses Its Mission on Altruism Over Profit - The New York Times : "Instead, they announced on Sunday that Kickstarter was reincorporating as a “public benefit corporation,” a legal change they said would ensure that money — or the promise of it — would not corrupt their company’s mission of enabling creative projects to be funded." 'via

Benefits of Skills-Centric Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Gyrus

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS. Employees benefit by a skills management system because they’re provided with: • A better understanding of quality proficiency related to their jobs. • MANAGEMENT BENEFITS. EXECUTIVE BENEFITS. The post Benefits of Skills-Centric Learning Management Systems (LMS) appeared first on Gyrus. Banking/Finance E-learning Government GyrusAIM IDP International LMS Manufacturing Non-Profit Products Training Workplace development eLL

Fun Runs the Most Profitable, Easiest Major Events for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

According to a survey conducted by Software Advice on the profitability and ease of planning major events, fun runs/walks were best events for mid-sized and large nonprofits—by a mile. Events aren’t necessarily big revenue generators, but they do have other benefits,” Finch said.

Fun 109

8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

Can having a blog benefit your organization? Below are eight benefits of having a nonprofit blog. Should all nonprofits have a blog? Blogs help provide quick, up to the minute news about your organization and cause.

Why Integrated Marketing isn’t Just a For-Profit Practice

NonProfit Hub

Maybe, but it’s a concept that many for-profit marketers live by, and your nonprofit should too. Nonprofits can greatly benefit from adopting many business practices. The post Why Integrated Marketing isn’t Just a For-Profit Practice appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Learn about new and proposed accounting and auditing standards and how they will impact not-for-profit entities and their auditors. Whether you have a staff of one or 100, you will find benefit in taking time away to attend. AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference.

Risks and Benefits

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In deciding to adopt the new technology, we need to weigh the risks against the benefits. Suppose your non-profit is emerging from a start-up period, where pretty much every department had its own little contact management solution, in excel, or access, or ACT.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

Association consultant Anna Caraveli has written about the online, for-profit Veterinary Information Network (VIN) here and here. These professional communities offer many of the same benefits that have long been part of the association experience – networking, education and information.

Profit 114

My Conversation With Eric Ries on the benefits of Lean Start Up Principles for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With over 1,500 attendees and a line up of inspiring and diverse speakers, I walked away with an even stronger feeling that Lean Start Up principles are not just for scrappy tech start ups, that many industries can benefit – including nonprofits.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

The social media network isn’t just limited to commercial entities, but is also beneficial to a wide range of not-for-profit organizations who support various causes. A major error that a lot of non-profits make is that they go in for a traditional marketing approach.

Benefit Corporations: Back to Purpose

Tech Soup Blog

Profits were allowed, but they were legitimized by the mission within the business charter. In modern-day America, businesses are held legally accountable to maximize profits for shareholders, frequently at the exclusion of all else. A structure has emerged to serve this purpose, called the Benefit Corporation. A Benefit Corporation, or B Corp, is a business entity that creates a public benefit and meets tests of transparency and accountability.