Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes

Connection Cafe

With healthcare in a constant state of change, it’s hard to keep up, much less excel as a provider. Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes. This allows organizations to eliminate redundant tasks and streamline processes for simplicity and efficiency.

Developing a Theory of Change, Part 1: A Logical Process

Museum 2.0

This is the first in a two-part series about the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s new theory of change. This week, Ian David Moss and I are each writing blog posts about our collaborative process to develop a theory of change at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

A good budgeting process engages those who are responsible for adhering to the budget and implementing the organization’s objectives in creating the budget. Your annual budgeting process should be documented with tasks, responsibility assignments, and clearly stated deadlines.

Rethink Your Website Redesign Process

SocialFish

Possible Result : Instead of a new CMS, you might need to change your workflow or make changes to your current CMS to support it properly (or both). This is the first in a new series of posts about rethinking how you approach your website.

Your Nonprofit’s New Data Management Process

TechImpact

Data management can be a tedious, difficult process. Below, we have spelled out for you the “4 A’s” of data management to help you get started on your data collecting process, according to Sidekick Solutions. Data alone can not change the world, but with your help, it just might.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this article, I’m going to share a strategic marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love.

5-Part Social Media Process

Amy Sample Ward

5-Part Social Media Strategy Process. It’s also important to remember that social media is a changing space, with tools and applications, even functionality, evolving every day. What part of the 5-step process above was the hardest part for your organization to tackle?

The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

A good budgeting process engages those who are responsible for adhering to the budget and implementing the organization’s objectives in creating the budget. Your annual budgeting process should be documented with tasks, responsibility assignments, and clearly stated deadlines.

Book: Simple Acts to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: As we head into the holiday season and year-end giving, I invited Amy Neumann to share some thoughts about giving and her new book, “ Simple Acts to Change the World.” Simple acts change the world.

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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 is still in the process of rolling it out to all !

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2d: Usability Tests

Connection Cafe

Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Usability Testing of any sort is a good idea to incorporate into your design process to validate (or invalidate!) See the end of this post for a linked index of other posts in the series. Purposes.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2b: Surveys and Interviews

Connection Cafe

Note: This is the third in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. What might you like to change on the site? See the end of this post for a linked index of other posts in the series. Purposes.

A Handbook For Making Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

It has impacted the way we interact and understand one another, and has changed the way some Americans think about what we value most. Changes are happening…we need to be aware. Who is giving, and how is giving behavior changing? These are unprecedented times.

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Making Participatory Processes Visible to Visitors

Museum 2.0

How do you acknowledge their participation in a way that helps subsequent visitors connect with the passion and hard work that went into the process? Community processes are both exciting and time-consuming. Not every participatory process has to scream "look at me!"

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: A Thorough Hiring Process

NonProfit Hub

What they’re about: “We’re the largest not for profit for young people and social change and we just sort of went through a big shift in the past few months. So what exactly does that hiring process look like for DoSomething.org?

The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Shaner's compelling, The Seven Arts of Change , shows business leaders that transforming a business only happens when each employee equates organizational change with the process of deep personal growth.

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How To Lead Breakthrough Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

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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Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)

NTEN

Through continual improvement of your organizational processes, you can harness the technology to be more productive, even in the face of functionality flaws in your systems. What is Technology Process Improvement? Technology Process Improvement (TPI) is the practice of analyzing your team's technology-based processes, identifying how those processes can be improved, and implementing changes to make those improvements. Return to Step 1 with a new Process.

Using Software and Data to Change the World

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Using Software and Data to Change the World We are in an amazing time. We have to use this opening to help advance our goal; using software and data to change the world for the better! Collectively, we are getting ambitious about social change. Social change is not done to communities – it’s a partnership. It’s the best path to lasting change.

New CEOs and Culture Change

SocialFish

New CEOs have a golden opportunity to embark on the difficult work of changing organizational culture. Change is not easy, and culture change has its own specific challenges, so you don’t want to end up biting off more than you can chew.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

NALEO Educational Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.

Important changes for GiftWorks users

Robert Weiner

This change is in-line with our transition to a subscription-based service. Process recurring donations based on donors'' schedule of giving. To help clients through this transition, we will be hosting biweekly live webinars dedicated to showing them what has changed since 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during these sessions as well as better understand the upgrade process.

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Nine Steps To Lead Breakthrough Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck ''s book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

And the process of building these personas can get very detailed. Using this process to identify different types of donors in your universe is extremely useful in guiding your efforts to segment your list and fine tune the messaging that you use for each group.

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The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Shaner's compelling, The Seven Arts of Change , shows business leaders that transforming a business only happens when each employee equates organizational change with the process of deep personal growth.

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What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech

TechImpact

will be fielded by your cloud provider who will process your request directly. you need to add new users, or change the functionality / permissions of a particular sect of users. What the cloud does is change your IT costs from a capital expense to an operation expense.

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Nonprofit Feasibility Studies: 6 Game-Changing Best Practices

Connection Cafe

To avoid common blunders, follow these six foolproof practices during your feasibility study: Know the feasibility study process like the back of your hand. Know the feasibility study process like the back of your hand.

Payment Processing: Debunking the Top Five Myths

Tech Soup Blog

Greg Hammermaster is the president of Sage Payment Solutions , the electronic payment processing division for Sage North America , developer of technology for small and midsized businesses and. of payment processing, both to your donors and for your organization. why it can feel overwhelming to change card processing vendors. Below are five payment processing myths, and why you shouldn’t let them. Direct merchant processing companies are.

NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I facilitated the “ Impact Leadership Track ” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson. The Leading Change Summit was more intimate (several hundred people), participatory and interactive, intense, and stimulating.

Change Happens. Are you ready?

SocialFish

Change Readiness Challenge. So are you ready for change? Change; are you ready? Change is eternal. Dealing with change is like dealing with ice cream. The point is, we know the change is coming and we can prepare. But how should you change?

Your Change Will Vary

SocialFish

I pointed out in November that one of the ultimate points in Humanize is that our organizations need to change. Use the book to change your workplace for the better. Make a change. Change is personal. Make some change. __.

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Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

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.

Dancing: It’s Just Like Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

One person can change the world. We all get burnt out, whether we are dancing, canvassing, emailing or speaking for the changes we want to see happen. If you feel like you need a new jolt of energy to be inspiring others from the heart of your mission, then reconnect with those you are serving, listen to their stories, share their stories, and in the process you’ll be inspired, too. Empower the community : We can’t change the world completely alone.

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Did Facebook Just Change the Game for P2P Fundraising (Again)?

Connection Cafe

And completely changed the game for P2P. So, is Facebook changing the game for P2P fundraising again? Here are some promising features we’ve seen with the API so far: Donors give without leaving Facebook; gifts are processed through TeamRaiser!

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Riding the Changing Tides for 2018

Vertex Systems

Agencies that wish to ride the changing political tide without any negative effects will have to change how they are doing things. This change will enable them to successfully meet these challenges head on. It allows you to become more efficient without changing the way you work.

Optimizing the Data Collection Process

NTEN

Find out how a change in CRMs and a little help from an outside consultant helped save time and money on managing large amounts of data. NTEN: Thomas, tell us about your work at Shoes That Fit. Julia Smith. Education Manager. read more

Changes to the Google Grants Process

NTEN

I'm happy to share with the NTEN community a major change in the Google Grants process designed to improve the experience for prospective Google Grantees. This change will allow new grantees to get up and running with their Google Grants AdWords ads sooner, to have a stronger understanding of the AdWords program, and to be better suited for success with their grant. For more on this change to the Google Grants process, please visit the Google Grants blog post on this topic.

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Call this “social change 2.0”. just strategy, or just process facilitation, or just fundraising). What are the most important stages of the network catalyzing and building process? Photo by Beth Kanter.

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The Participatory Museum Process Part 3: My Experience

Museum 2.0

This post covers my personal process of encouraging--and harnessing--participation in the creation of The Participatory Museum. Every non-spammer editor who signed up was granted full access to change and comment on the content.

Do you want to change the world? Prove it.

Connection Cafe

Do you want to change the world? For the past fifteen years, MOH Founders Brad and Vanessa Johnson have indeed been changing the world, dedicating their lives to save tens of thousands of children in poverty-stricken Haiti. So, again, do you want to change the world?

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Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

Amy Sample Ward

[Note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Continue reading this article, which includes more resources and tips, when you subscribe to NTEN:Change for free! resources strategy change guestpost impact leaders nten ntenchange

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