Go Beyond Board Recruitment With the Theory of Change

NonProfit PRO

One tool that can help: The Theory of Change. . Board Board recruitment Recruitment theory of changeThroughout the nonprofit sector, there is significant activity around building a board that is inclusive and reflects the constituency of each nonprofit.

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How Affinity-Based Fundraising Is Changing Everything

NonProfit PRO

Everyone knows the two main things to consider when fundraising are numbers and intent. But there’s a crucial third leg to fundraising, and that’s affinity. Instead of looking at broad-strokes behaviors, like recent purchases, affinity considers the underlying profile and motivations of donors.

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How Fintech Is Changing Nonprofit Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit funding is evolving rapidly, with new players and technologies emerging almost daily. To keep up with the latest trends, let’s take a look at how fintech is shaping the future of nonprofits from small-dollar donors and what steps you can take to adopt these practices at your organization.

Change Raises $5M Seed Round to Supercharge Donations in web3

NonProfit PRO

Change, a technology giving platform, announced that it has raised $5M in seed funding co-led by Freestyle and NEA. Change's universal donation APIs connect companies to 200K+ charitable causes. Collections/Payment Processing News/Stats/Studies Software/Technology Change

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Prioritizing Responding to Change


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Change InSight Initiative Relies on Data to Help Nonprofits Determine Programming Needs

NonProfit PRO

Analytics Data Mining Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services Change InSight Data ProgrammingHow can organizations with limited funding and thin margins address the root causes of issues and have a ripple effect on the clients they serve? The answer may lie in data.

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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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How To Develop Proactive Change Management

NonProfit PRO

Poorly managed change in the work environment leads to burnout, disengagement within the team, and a culture of cynicism around change in general. While change is inevitable, we can minimize frustrations surrounding change by effectively planning for and managing the change.

How Innovation Is Driving Change for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

For this edition, we wanted to dig into the innovation happening in the world of nonprofit fundraising, so we gathered some great minds to provide their insights and perspectives for you. Innovation is for everyone in the nonprofit community, and by embracing it we all win together

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams Up with the NFL Inspire Change Initiative to Recruit Mentors Nationwide

NonProfit PRO

Cause Marketing/Corporate Partnerships News/Stats/Studies Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services BBBSA Big Brothers Big Sisters NFL Inspire Change Initiative

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.

10 Steps to Consider Before Changing Your Fundraising Strategy

NonProfit PRO

We know how it feels to be caught by the desire to be safe by relying on past success versus attempting new strategies. We know that certain stumbling blocks can arise as you debate future directions for the staff and office.

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Why is Creating Change in Membership Organization so Difficult?

Joy of Membership

Our conversation got me thinking about change and why it’s so difficult for people (and organizations) to do. I believe change is challenging for several reasons: Habits are strong and pervasive. To change, you must be certain that change is in your best interest.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 204: Change Burnout vs. Change Management


Over the past year and several months, change has been one of the few constants you can count on. Of course, change always happens eventually, but recently, everyone has been in a period of greater amounts of change than usual – and people are beginning to get fatigued.

Navigate Change Management: Set Your Nonprofit Up For Success


Change is inevitable, growth is an option.” – John C. It’s no secret that as a global society we’ve had a few changes thrown at us in the last few years. Let’s get one thing straight – change is the only constant we can count on. All About Change.

Make Change Your Most Significant Advantage


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Changes to Intuit Program Restrictions


Throughout this time, there have been many changes to technology. That changed to an online download that allowed you to access the software on your computer.

Order Your Copy of Reinventing Social Change

Social Velocity

I’m excited to announce that my new book, Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World is now available! . What if the social change you envision came to fruition easily and joyfully ? What if the work of social change was abundant?

An Action Plan For Embracing Change And Adapting Fast

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Organized around the four phases of change, Feifer shares personal insights and learnings from his interviews with success entrepreneurs and changemakers who have experienced tectonic shifts in work, culture, and life. Change is coming. Feifer : Consider why change is so hard.

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2022 Managing Nonprofit Tech Change Report


Many organizations that had made rapid technology changes in 2020 to continue program and service delivery found that some of those changes were sustainable and others simply were not. The post 2022 Managing Nonprofit Tech Change Report appeared first on NTEN

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Narrative Change Strategy

Forum One

Changing the narrative is a significant piece in constructing and promoting narratives that challenge existing narratives and the stories to drive change for issue-based organizations, such as social justice organizations, like Color for Change, or non-profit organizations.

What You Really Need When Changing Your AMS

Association Analytics

When changing your AMS, you should also take time to determine what you really need to bring or else you could find yourself drowning in an unnecessary pile of (data) boxes. Difficult as it may be, frustrated associations are changing their AMS.

Community Building Is the Climate Change of Social Good

NonProfit PRO

Community building is the climate change of social good. Building a community delivers future value as rewarding as the survival of humankind. Building and nurturing a community ensures your mission’s success. Peer to Peer

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3 Tips To Implement Fundraising Change in a Resistant Environment  

NonProfit PRO

Fundraising strategies have been evolving since the dawn of the digital age. While some organizations have been quick to adopt innovative new techniques, most are still resistant nearly two decades later. Online Fundraising Strategic Planning

Big Duck’s big changes

Big Duck

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Nonprofit Development Staff Turnover: Is It a Crisis or an Old Paradigm We Need to Change?

NonProfit PRO

For as long as I can remember, people have been concerned with the high rate of employee turnover in the nonprofit industry. This is especially troublesome when it comes to our development staff as we tend to send them out to create relationships with key donors on behalf of our organizations.

Budgeting for Equity: 3 Steps to Creating a Framework for Lasting Change

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits are one of the most powerful forces for good in our world. They feed the hungry, house the homeless, stand up for those too often not heard and so much more. However, even with the best intentions, nonprofits can sometimes fall short of realizing their mission.

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Tiny Habits: How can small changes change everything?

Big Duck

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A Social Change Army is Amassing

Social Velocity

Lately I’ve been really excited about imagining an army of social change warriors beginning to gather around the planet. Their social change visions vary widely, and likely they don’t even use that terminology. The post A Social Change Army is Amassing appeared first on Social Velocity.

Survey: The Pandemic and Racial Equity Are Changing the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit PRO

Community leaders detail increased demand, how they're adapting, and what they need now in the Nonprofit Finance Fund's "2022 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey.". News/Stats/Studies 2022 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Nonprofit Finance Fund

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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. The difference is that the social entrepreneur pursues change at scale primarily as a tool for social justice, not private enrichment.

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Drawing on Skills-Based Volunteerism to Meet Organizational Needs in a Time of Change

NonProfit PRO

Skills-based volunteering can be of critical support to nonprofits in the current environment, enabling them to take a step back from their current context and envision the future. Volunteers

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The Pandemic Changed Our Ability To Gather, But Not Our Ability To Give

NonProfit PRO

As the executive director of a nonprofit, I’ve seen firsthand the devastating effects the pandemic had on organizations like ours and philanthropic efforts in general.

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Apple Mail Privacy Protection Changes: 7 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Respond

NonProfit PRO

So, let’s review what exactly has changed, and how nonprofits can best navigate Apple’s new features. On Sept.

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Required Opted Out Field Sync Changes Coming to Pardot

Cloud 4 Good

Pardot (Marketing Cloud Account Engagement) announced on September 1st that the Opted Out field that is syncing bi-directionally with Salesforce currently will require a change to all accounts before February 26, 2023. Opted Out Field Sync Changes.

Break the Bias: Changing the Game for Girls & Women

Saleforce Nonprofit

They recently launched the campaign “Change starts on the pitch,” which collected the voices of over 100 Costa Rican football players to celebrate their history, successes, and fight for gender equity. The world has been through a lot in the last several years.

1% for the Planet Launches Philanthropic Fund to Drive Positive Change for the Environment

NonProfit PRO

1% for the Planet — the global network of individuals and businesses that has donated more than $350 million to support environmental nonprofits around the globe — announced the launch of an innovative philanthropic fund providing environmentally-focused investments and grants.

The Big Shift—A Conversation About the Impact of Change


Recently, Jacqualine Price Osafo, MBA, CAE, and I had a wide-ranging conversation about the need to shift and the impact of change. The post The Big Shift—A Conversation About the Impact of Change appeared first on.orgSource. The Association 4.0

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 newsIf you recall from one of my previous posts , hashtags are key words or terms that you expect people to use in searches so that they can find your post(s).

Your Social Change Work Can Be So Much Easier

Social Velocity

And I know I have many kindred spirits in the nonprofit sector where the Savior Complex encourages nonprofit leaders to believe your social change work has to be hard, thankless, defeating. The work of social change can be joyful, it can easy, it can be abundant.

Listen to These Podcasts On Fixing Social Change

Social Velocity

I have been having so much fun making the rounds of social change, philanthropy and nonprofit-related podcasts. Obviously I love talking about how social change leaders can scale the obstacles standing in your way, and I’ve been part of some amazing conversations.

Important Changes to the Microsoft Donation Program


We're sharing important news regarding planned changes to the Microsoft program on TechSoup that may influence your organization's IT budgeting and planning.