Starting a Chapter of an Organization: The Ultimate Guide

Wild Apricot

This guide contains everything you need to know about starting a new chapter of an organization: what a chapter organization is, why you might want to start a new chapter, rather than a new nonprofit, a few organizations you can work with, and more. chapter-software chapter-organization

How Multi-Chapter Nonprofits Can Create a Consistent Brand on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. All medium and large nonprofits with multiple chapters eventually experience a unique, but common problem in their mobile and social media campaigns. On the flip side, some head offices have chosen to not allow their chapters to have their own presence, but are now ready to move forward with a comprehensive, organization-wide mobile and social media strategy.

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Book Giveaway: Mazarine Treyz, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

She’s worked in development offices of all sizes and has recently put her years of experience and training down on paper in The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. And here’s what she shared: Mazarine Treyz, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. a chapter on how to manage conflict at your nonprofit, something I really wish I had learned in the beginning! Want to have a chance at a free copy of The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising?

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Digital Marketing Plan For Nonprofits: The Definitive Guide (2017)

Nonprofits Source

By the end of this guide, you’ll learn how to get your content read … how to build brand authority & trust… And how to grow your revenues online. Digital Marketing Plan Chapters. Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Marketing Strategy. Chapter 3: Digital Promotions. Pat yourself on the back, you’ve just completed chapter 1 on how to create a digital marketing plan for nonprofits… Congrats!

A Freethinking Leader's Guide To The Real World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace. I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall.

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SEO For Nonprofits: A Beginners Guide To Digital Marketing Success

Nonprofits Source

What this guide is : An introduction of the top 23 SEO best practices that will help get your content ranked in 2017, including: On page SEO factors – factors that are visible to your audience at the page level. What this guide isn’t : There are a ton of SEO factors that aren’t mentioned in this guide and is intended to help beginners learn and navigate through the best practices. Digital Marketing Plan Chapters. Chapter 1: Digital Marketing Plan.

It’s Here! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each chapter begins with a quote from a nonprofit: Hundreds of best practices, tips, and how-to’s: Each chapter ends with “Nonprofit Examples of Excellence&# and Google This!&# Related Links: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits on Amazon. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits on Barnes & Noble. Hot off the presses and just delivered via Fed Ex!

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth Kanter

She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” As I have done with my own books, each chapter includes a cartoon that makes you both laugh and understand what’s in the chapter. The chapter includes a highly useful and practical guide to building a crisis management plan.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits was released in August 2011 and despite the rapid change occurring on the Social and Mobile Web, 90% of the content still rings true. below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Chapter 1 :: The Importance of Selecting the Right Donate Now Vendor. Chapter 1 :: Network for Good. Chapter 2 :: Experiment with Social Media Dashboards.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits was released in August 2011 and despite the rapid change occurring on the Social and Mobile Web, 90% of the content still rings true. below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Chapter 1 :: The Importance of Selecting the Right Donate Now Vendor. Chapter 1 :: Network for Good. Chapter 2 :: Experiment with Social Media Dashboards.

Running a Nonprofit: A How-to Guide

NTEN

So when Darian Heyman — or DJ Heyman as some of you NTC attendees may know him — asked us to contribute a chapter on tech to a new handbook for nonprofit leaders, I was delighted. When I took the helm of NTEN just a few short years ago, I really wish someone had handed me a book that outlined all the stuff I was now supposed to worry about: finance, legal, human resources, and of course technology.

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On the day that I submitted the final manuscript of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits to McGraw-Hill, Facebook launched Timeline for Pages. here are 22 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits : 1. Chapter 1 :: The Importance of Selecting the Right Donate Now Vendor. Chapter 2 :: Experiment with Social Media Dashboards. Chapter 2 :: Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use ( View Excerpt ).

A Guide To Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 15-page PDF includes the pros and cons of using Facebook for activism, a step-by-step guide to organizing an activism campaign on Facebook, and examples of campaigns from Burma, Morocco, and Egypt. (Hat tip: Jessica Dheere, Project Director, Social Media Exchange, Beirut) for pointing to this excellent resource - A DigiActive Introduction to Facebook Activism.

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part One

Tech Soup Blog

The recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization's program. It was published in December 2009 and has 425-page book in 20 chapters. It covers everything from greening your office and building to green management, fundraising, information technology, purchasing, travel, organizing events in an environmental way, saving water, saving electricity, recycling, and obtaining green certification.

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Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

This is a continuation of my review of the recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green , which is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization’s program. The green technology solutions chapter by Alex Shan and Joseph Khunaysir of Jolera , a strategic IT consulting company, is the part of the book dedicated to green IT. The chapter does have a very interesting discussion on the new age of network backups, and also creating a paperless of?ce

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Let's Make the Most Amazing Online Organizing Guide Ever

Tech Soup Blog

Hi friends, I've been inspired by this community for a long time - from being mentored by Britt Bravo when first starting a little Net2 chapter in Vancouver (which Elijah van der Giessen and team have turned into something huge and magnificently helpful), to being inspired by Amy Sample Ward to grow conversations and dig deeper. I've more and more wished there was a one stop guide I could respond to folks with when these questions come up.

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The Ultimate Guide To The Google Ad Grants

Twenti

That’s why we’ve put all the information you need on the Ad Grants – what they are, what the benefits are and how to access them – in an in-depth guide that you can read here and/or download as an ebook. There are several factors which decide if an ad appears in search results (see ‘when will supporters see my ads’ chapter) including the targeting criteria you select, the quality of your ad, and the amount you have ‘bid’ on a search term.

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth Kanter

1) Data Visualization Survival Guide : This resource (including the 176 slides powerpoint deck) was suggested by Devon Smith. Chapter 11 has a simple and clear visual guide to selecting key shapes, icons, symbols, graphics, and charts to communicate data visually.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Draft: The story of my inbox for the last month….Not for release

Network-Centric Advocacy

I am not talking about each email, each word, each chapter but the novel as a whole. I am not talking about each email, each word, each chapter but the novel as a whole. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Oil Spill: Networked Volunteers and Failing to plan for the connected age. Main | Pro or Con?

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Through plenary sessions, workshops, discussions, presentations, and networking events, our participants learn how to guide their organizations toward greater impact and mission fulfillment. Association of Fundraising Professionals, DC Chapter / National Harbor, MD / Not available. AFP, Colorado Chapter / TBA / Not available.

[Webinar Notes] Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last two months Nonprofit Tech for Good presented a free webinar based on the newly released book Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Attended by more than 2,000 nonprofit professionals and volunteers, the webinar featured one best practice from each of the book’s sixteen chapters and provided the basis for writing and implementing a comprehensive mobile and social fundraising strategy. Chapter 1: Nonprofit Technology and Fundraising.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

At this year’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), content leaders, keynotes, and solution providers will guide your thinking and provide you with tools to develop strategies that incorporate the idea of "going viral.". Jointly hosted by the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philanthropy in Action is one of the 5 largest conferences of its kind in the nation. It's finally here!

New book: “Advancement Services: Enhancing Fundraising Success”

Robert Weiner

CASE has just published the third edition of its guide to Advancement Services. I'm honored to have written two chapters. The title of this edition is " Advancement Services: Enhancing Fundraising Success." The book was a labor of love for over 2 years by 25 of advancement services professionals, led and edited by the esteemed John Taylor. You can buy a copy from CASE by clicking here.

The #1 Skill Nonprofit Professionals Should Focus on in 2021

DipJar

He’s the author of The Guide to Nonprofit Consulting, and Philanders Family Values, Fun Scenarios for Practical Fundraising Education for Boards, Staff and Volunteers, and a contributing author to The Healthcare Nonprofit: Keys to Effective Management.

Key Leadership Takeaways From The Book, Against The Grain

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his book, he shares his convictions on the fundamental tenets of: character commitment service leadership civility Each chapter tells the story of one of these tenets through compelling anecdotes of various characters in Courtney's life and career.

Best New Leadership And Business Book Of 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Call it a blueprint, handbook, guide or manual, Stand Out! is a must-read for young professionals early in their career, for recent college graduates, and for workplace leaders respectfully guiding and coaching the young professionals within their organizations.

Network-Centric & Alinsky

Network-Centric Advocacy

In the closing chapter of Rules for Radicals, he calls upon radicals to "return to the suburban scene.with its PTA's, League of Women Voters, consumer groups, churches, and clubs. There are still strategy struggles before we write the network for radicals guide but we can see the future and I am curious to see how we can build the new movement for peace, new economy, new justice and new healthy planet. Network Rules for Radicals.

Classy Welcomes Ford Foundation COO Depelsha McGruder to Its Board of Directors

Classy

As Classy steps into our next chapter with our recent Series D funding and new CEO Christopher Himes , we are also thrilled to announce the appointment of Depelsha McGruder to Classy’s Board of Directors.

“Don’t be evil”: Using Google Ad Grants to tackle societal problems

Candid

The Greater New York chapter of Volunteers of America used its grant to increase its monthly giving program to more than 25 donors. CTAs are designed to guide a visitor to take an important next step.

What we know about MacKenzie Scott’s 2020 grants

Candid

The $126 million grant, to Easterseals, is an outlier in size and structure—it actually represents an aggregation of grants to a set of individual Easterseals chapters. Over the course of 2020, MacKenzie Scott announced grants totaling almost $6 billion.

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How To Succeed As A Young Professional

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Call it a blueprint, handbook, guide or manual, Stand Out! is a must-read for young professionals early in their career, for recent college graduates, and for workplace leaders respectfully guiding and coaching the young professionals within their organizations. Chapter 2 in Stand Out!

10 Interview Tips That Lead to Better Storytelling

Wild Apricot

Kivi Leroux Miller, author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause, believes that storytelling is one of the most effective yet underused marketing tactics for nonprofits. She devoted a whole chapter to storytelling in her new book, and provides ten tips for better interviews in this guest post.(

Creating A People-First Culture In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Empowering employees to make decisions and guiding them in their personal goals for professional achievement. Not guiding the troops. Capsulizes "Tips to Remember" for you at the end of each chapter.

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the soon-to-be-released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Written as a step-by-step strategic plan, Social Media for Social Good is packed with hundreds of social media and mobile technology best practices and how to’s – 11 of which are featured in detail in this webinar ( one from each chapter ). Date: Thursday, August 4. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up!

Making Your Organization More Fluid

Care2

The book identifies four principles that will guide successful businesses now and in the future: Digital, Clear, Fluid, and Fast. This excerpt is from the chapter on Fluid This post is an edited excerpt from When Millennials Take Over: Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business , by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant.

Become A Young Professional Who Wins At Work And Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Call it a blueprint, handbook, guide or manual, Stand Out! is a must-read for young professionals early in their career, for recent college graduates, and for workplace leaders respectfully guiding and coaching the young professionals within their organizations. Chapter 2 in Stand Out!

Brian Tracy On How All Motivation Is Self-Motivation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take one hour to read Brian Tracy's pocket-sized guide for managers, Motivation. In his book, Tracy presents chapter-by-chapter his 21 most reliable and powerful methods for increasing the effectiveness of any individual or group. Each chapter includes a couple different action exercises. You'll finish the book within that hour, and it'll be well worth your time.

9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. To avoid being repetitive by listing these best practices in each of the chapters dedicated to social networks, those universal best practices are: 1. There are data to give you reference points (discussed in the following chapters), but to post effectively requires thought and creativity, not just hitting a quota for the day.

Motivation And The Friendship Factor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take one hour to read Brian Tracy's pocket-sized guide for managers, Motivation. In his book, Tracy presents chapter-by-chapter his 21 most reliable and powerful methods for increasing the effectiveness of any individual or group. Each chapter includes a couple different action exercises. You'll finish the book within that hour, and it'll be worth your time.

Books That Changed Us in 2020

Media Cause

In a year where a lot felt like it was outside of our grasp, kicking off January with a guide on how to make the world a better place would become critical in centering my extracurriculars.

Why Every Organization Should Make Sustainability Part of its Mission

Saleforce Nonprofit

At Salesforce, our business is guided by stakeholder capitalism , a system in which corporate purpose is based on a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders — customers, employees, partners, communities, the planet, and society — rather than just shareholders.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Empowering employees to make decisions and guiding them in their personal goals for professional achievement. Not guiding the troops. Capsulizes "Tips to Remember" for you at the end of each chapter.

The Lessons From 10 Entrepreneurs From Around The World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each of the 10 entrepreneurs pass through the same seven essential stages for an entrepreneur , uncovered within the book’s seven chapters: The Awakening – curiosity and discovery.