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Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

“Nothing endures but change&# – Heraclitus. Sometimes, change happens when we’re not looking for it, or we don’t really want it. Sometimes changes that we don’t want lead us to places that make more sense for us. They have led me to make a significant change in my work life. This is one of those times. I’ve been struggling with health issues (life-altering, but not life-threatening, thankfully) for almost 6 months.

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2020: The Year that Changed Grantmaking

Connection Cafe

2020 will be remembered as the year that changed grantmaking. Spearheaded by the Whitman Institute, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Headwaters Foundation, the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project aims to change the grantmaking paradigm from transactional to ongoing partnership.

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Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Framework for Producing Transformative Change Two key concepts from the book really stuck with me. The first is their core concept of equilibrium change. The primary goal in the Valley is massive change, because when you’re a for-profit that magnitude usually yields massive profits.

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends


EveryAction affords DonorTrends the opportunity to bring our proven fundraising insights to more nonprofits facing a changing donor environment. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C.,

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Facebook makes changes…AGAIN

NCE Social Media

In the past week Facebook anounced two changes that I think you should take note of: 1) they are going to start allowing hashtags to be posted in status updates and 2) they changed the news feed again. Facebook changes facebook feed hashtags news

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Creating Change Conference. Creating Change Conference. The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2019 Creating Change Conference convenes in Detroit, Michigan January 23-27, 2019. The Value Proposition - Purposeful Action in a Changing World. Agents of Change Summit.

How to Keep Donors Engaged When Everything is Changing

Connection Cafe

While we may have tried new approaches, event strategies and methods of communication, our work within the fundamentals of donor relations has not changed. One of the biggest challenges for a donor relations and stewardship program, as an indirect revenue generator, is success metrics.

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Changing our vision of Change: Revisiting the Pollyanna Principles

Amy Sample Ward

Changing the world, regardless of the cause, community or organization we identify with, requires a vision that drives us to actually make that change – work with others, don’t recreate the wheel, create opportunities for engagement that are larger than our organization.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 153: Leadership During Times of Change

Connection Cafe

Leadership During Times of Change. Topics Discussed in This Episode: The role of leaders in today’s changing new normal. Thinking about areas that need to be pruned or changed going forward. WEBINAR: Leadership During Times of Change.

How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

Connection Cafe

However, with the growing democratization of social change, the digital tactics we’ve come to know and rely on may not continue to gain the same traction. Cause minded individuals are now taking the initiative to create their own change and rally support…and their efforts are working.

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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report


Other factors could include the increased distance from the momentum of the 2016 election, or the impact of tax changes on donors. Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector.

EveryAction Acquires ActionKit


Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C.,

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Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Trends in Philanthropy: 4 Ways Nonprofits are Changing

NonProfit Hub

We’re seeing significant changes in the world. Rather, some are actually feeling the radical societal changes more than anyone else as they operate on the frontlines combatting the virus. . The post Trends in Philanthropy: 4 Ways Nonprofits are Changing appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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The Art Of Change Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

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How To Explain Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation.

When Change Is Good

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Change Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

6 Ways to Harness Your CRM Solution as a Change Management Tool

Connection Cafe

This is the time to question how things have always been done and consider changes that will expand your institution’s reach. First, I recommend that you position the CRM solution implementation as step one of a long-term process of change.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know


Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, they provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change, to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)


For complete instructions on how to implement these changes download our full guide to Next-Level Donor Retention and Renewal Strategies! As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones.

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement


There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. While it’s important to follow standard best practices, engagement rates depend highly on the preferences of one’s audience, which can vary greatly between nonprofits who serve a diverse array of communities and issues.

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How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

The most radical force for change is the same thing today that it’s always been—a person. Building a Stronger Social Economy Through Individual Change Agents. Your organization is often just one channel through which they seek to drive change.

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How Changes to the U.S. Paycheck Protection Program Affect Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Changes in Store for the Paycheck Protection Program: H.R. Senate, makes changes to the Paycheck Protection Program , a signature initiative of the CARES Act. The ratio of payroll expenses to other expenses for the loan to be forgivable changes from 75%/25% to 60%/40%.

When Change Is Good

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Change Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Managing Change

Corporate Philanthropy: Adapting to a Changing World

NonProfit Hub

The post Corporate Philanthropy: Adapting to a Changing World appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. In today’s world, every company is expected to do some good with their profits. Thus, corporate philanthropy is on the rise.

Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Like many philanthropists and social entrepreneurs who are eager to make large-scale change, we found that redirecting government policy and funding to more effective approaches offers tremendous leverage for realizing national (and international) impact.

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

Connection Cafe

Key Themes on Change and Transformation: Connecting Innovation to the Private Sector. Bradley Heslop, Founder of Wessex Social Ventures, indicates that millennials are looking to businesses to become leaders of change.

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Change-friendly Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Because Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan delivers so much timely, straight-forward and relevant wisdom in his book, Change-friendly Leadership , reading it is like talking with your trusted best friend. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself.

How the Workplace is Changing

Connection Cafe

We’ve seen leaps in technology over the last few decades, shifts in the global economy and industry needs, and a new generation maturing into the workforce and roles of prominence, so it stands to reason that the way people think about and practice our work will begin to change, and it has. . So we need problem solvers who are adaptive because the world is going to continually change.” To hear more on changes and developments in the professional space, listen here: ?

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Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote


Today, the internet has really changed how we digitally organize young people. We're keeping that in mind for what’s possible in the future and the change that we can potentially see if we show up in 2020. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 155: How Branding has Changed in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

How the ways that nonprofits use communications and digital marketing tools has changed. What does branding mean for nonprofit organizations, and how has it evolved to now require a comprehensive digital strategy?

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 136: Implementing Sustainable Change in Your Institution

Connection Cafe

Change comes in many different forms, whether it’s a new technology initiative, a new stakeholder or student engagement approach, change in leadership, crisis resolution, etc. Today’s guest, Drumm McNaughton, CEO of The Change Leader, Inc.

How To Help Your Employees Embrace Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


These days, we pay for a lot using automatic charges or withdrawals and it’s tough to keep track of each site that needs to be notified when your card information changes.

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8 Annual Reports We Love


Not only are the pictures themselves beautiful, but it’s a great way to visually change the subject and keep readers engaged throughout. Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it?

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3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

Your nonprofit’s mission is likely the same as it was when your organization began; to make an impact and to effect change, whether locally, nationally or globally. The challenge then is to stay true to your mission while taking the steps needed to keep pace in a changing industry.

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Your Organizations Technology Needs Are Changing - How to Adapt

Blue Fox

You ignore your ever-changing needs in this area of your business at your own peril. Tech Thoughts From Our CEO, Chantal When I started Blue Fox, I was delighted at the prospect of working from home and running a virtual, tech-based company.

5 Women Change Agents Who Have Taken the Nonprofit Route


It’s time we celebrate such women leaders, learn from them, and become change agents in our own communities ‘A women is a full circle.

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Learning How To Change And Grow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change Change Leadership Change Management Change Quotes Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time." -- Andre Gide.

From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

I learned this terminology later, from Beck Tench , who studies, mentors, and leads institutional change in public space. It took three things for me to change my perspective on this. institutional change Museum of Art and History risk

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too


Texting Texting is on the rise in the political campaign world, and though it hasn’t replaced older forms of mass-communication like phone calling and email, its quick growth over the past few years signals changes that nonprofits should pay attention to.

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Do you fear or embrace disruptive change at your nonprofit?


Technological change is disruptive, and it can usher in a new era of nonprofit engagement and impact. This will only happen, however, to the extent that we in the nonprofit space learn to embrace change and accept it as the new normal.

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Social business demands culture change


Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. However, we believe that you can change your culture one process at a time. Change Portfolio.