Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

Charity Navigator

With so many different organizations to consider supporting, we’ve found benchmarking an important step in selecting the right charity to make an investment in. benchmarking charitable giving charities hot topics nonprofits Philanthropy Star Rating System

6 Reasons Why People Do Not Donate Money to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,817 responded that they had not donated money to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 42% responded that they do not give money to charity because they do not have the financial resources.

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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons.

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GoFundme Charity Shutdown: Find Your GoFundMe Charity Alternative

CauseVox

GoFundMe Charity is shutting down on September 30, 2021. If your organization is currently using GoFundMe Charity, you might be wondering what that means for you and your fundraising. Gofundme Charity Shutdown Logistics. As A Gofundme Charity User, What Do I Do Next?

We’ve Been Asking the Wrong Question About Charity Compensation

Charity Navigator

All our lives we’ve been taught that one of the best questions you can ask in researching a charity is, “How much do they pay their CEO?” If the number’s low, that means they respect your donation. If the number’s high it means they don’t, and there’s something fishy going on.

Donating your Time, Talent, and Treasure to Charities You Love

Charity Navigator

Through this effort, my wife and I have focused on supporting charities through three key areas, commonly known as time, talent, and treasure. As I shared before in my previous Charity Navigator blog , I prefer to invest deeply in organizations to compound my impact.

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Facebook Ads are the channel that Digital Charity Lab gets asked for the most help with, by quite a distance.

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DonorDrive® brings the first-ever Charity Arcade to TwitchCon 2019

DonorDrive

DonorDrive®, the fundraising platform powering top charity streaming programs, is creating a space where TwitchCon attendees can jump into some interactive and over-the-top fun and learn how they can make a difference with streaming. Charity Streaming

6 Reasons Why People Do Not Give to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Of those, 1,049 responded that they had not given to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 43% responded that they do not give to charity because they do not have the financial resources. Furthermore, 52% of these non-donors said it was unlikely that they would donate to charity in the next 12 months. 7,106 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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24 Top Canadian Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits & Charities

One Cause

The post 24 Top Canadian Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits & Charities appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

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How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Transparency Using Charity Watchdogs

Network for Good

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of a “charity watchdog,” then you’re probably familiar with at least one or two of them. Charity watchdog organizations are crucial for fostering transparency in the nonprofit sector.

How to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Transparency Using Charity Watchdogs

Network for Good

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of a “charity watchdog,” then you’re probably familiar with at least one or two of them. Charity watchdog organizations are crucial for fostering transparency in the nonprofit sector.

Helping Charities Find Funders

Wild Apricot

nonprofit charities; fundingHere's an interview with Michael Lenczner of Ajah about Fundtracker - an online service that connects Canadian non-profits with funders - and theSector.ca.

Top 15 Best Animal Charities You Can Donate To in 2021 | Donorbox

Donorbox

The post Top 15 Best Animal Charities You Can Donate To in 2021 | Donorbox appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. Donors searching for organizations to support will regularly wonder how their donation is being used and whether their gifts really make a difference.

DonorDrive Charity Arcade Debuts at Twitchcon

DonorDrive

Thousands of TwitchCon attendees descended upon the San Diego Convention Center and went to the DonorDrive Charity Arcade - the first of its kind interactive zone within TwitchCon that combines play with purpose

Canadian donors giving more to charity, AFP survey finds

Charity Village

Canadian donors gave almost $1000 to charity, on average, according to the 2021 What Canadian Donors Want survey, conducted by Forum Research for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada and sponsored by Fundraise Up. The survey, which featured 1,561 Canadians age 18 or older who have given to charity in the past […]. The post Canadian donors giving more to charity, AFP survey finds appeared first on CharityVillage.

Giving Tuesday for Canadian Charities

Neon CRM

If you’re involved with a Canadian charity, you might be wondering: how does Giving Tuesday impact me? Still not sure how to get your charity started with Giving Tuesday Canada? The post Giving Tuesday for Canadian Charities appeared first on NeonCRM

5 Strategies for Successful Online Charity Auctions

Connection Cafe

At OneCause, we specialize in supporting nonprofit charity auctions both on- and offline. In some ways, virtual charity auctions are even easier to plan and host than traditional in-person events.

Back to the Ballroom | Nonprofit Guide to Safe Onsite Fundraising

One Cause

Blog Post charity auctionThe post Back to the Ballroom | Nonprofit Guide to Safe Onsite Fundraising appeared first on OneCause.

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Fore! 7 Top Charity Golf Outing Games [Updated for 2021]

One Cause

We’ll cover seven of the most popular charity golf outing games: The Pink Ball. To ensure you can plan for the right amount of materials and staff to pull off the charity golf outing games your donors are excited about, include registration for these games in your registration form.

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Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

So how do you know when does your charity have “too much data”? So back to the original question: how do you know when your charity is storing and using too much data? The post Does your charity have too much data? How do you know when your organization is storing and using too much data? We were asked this question recently – and it’s a great question.

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Charities can win $20,000 with the 7th annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge from CanadaHelps

Charity Village

From June 1st through June 30th, every dollar donated via CanadaHelps automatically gives the receiving charity a chance to win $20,000.* The winning charity is drawn at random on Canada Day. For Canadian charities, the summer months are historically one of […].

How Nonprofits Can use Charity Navigator for Benchmarking, Leading to Strategic Growth

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator has played an important role in helping us find and support deserving nonprofits. My wife and I are very intentional with our philanthropy - we consider the research and subsequent monitoring and evaluation of our philanthropic investments a part-time job.

Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is committed to promoting a more equitable social sector by encouraging both nonprofits and donors to consider aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their decision-making.

The emancipation of the charity employee

Steve Bridger

Think about it; not only have we built silos, but we still call them ‘divisions’ I also repeated a line from my post last month: Loyalty to a charity brand is being slowly augmented by a closer affinity with charity employees. Here come charity:water (who else?) Translate this to your charity : passionate and creative people from all kinds of backgrounds coming together, inspiring each other and collaboratively making change.

New data reveals stark picture of COVID-19 impacts on Canadian nonprofit and charity staff

Charity Village

This article is an excerpt from Human Resources Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Charities and Nonprofits, a report published by CharityVillage and The Portage Group.

20 Unique Fundraising Ideas for Church (2021 Updated) – Donorbox

Donorbox

Church Fundraising Nonprofit Tips Resources charity church fundraising ideas donation form fundraising ideas for churchIn the past, churches would take up offerings on a Sunday morning by passing around collection plates. Members would toss in their cash or check contributions.

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Background Checking 101: An Introduction to CharityVillage’s Screening Services for Canadian Nonprofits and Charities

Charity Village

The post Background Checking 101: An Introduction to CharityVillage’s Screening Services for Canadian Nonprofits and Charities appeared first on CharityVillage.

How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Nonprofit, Charity, or NGO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Early adopter nonprofit organizations and charities began registering.ORG in 1992. Released on May 6, 2015 the.NGO and.ONG domains can only be registered and used by NGOs, ONGs, charities, and nonprofits. It takes 5-10 minutes and requires documentation to prove your nonprofit, charity, NGO, or ONG is legal and in good standing.

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15 conversation starters for rebooting charity

Steve Bridger

Here goes… You are now pretty good at using digital marketing techniques to push your charity’s own content tactically, but what are you doing to bridge the social divide between digital marketing and something that looks more genuinely like a commitment to meaningfully participate in the networks that are already out there? More charities are finding they can reach more people to talk about what they do. How does this fit in with your charity’s operating plan?

How to Add Donate Button on Wix

Donorbox

Donorbox Integrations Resources charity customization donate donation donation form donorbox integration integration monthly donation nonprofit recurring donation website WixWix is one of the most popular website builders around.

8 Creative Auction Ideas that Drive Results & Deliver Wow Factor

One Cause

Blog Post auction charity auction Events fundraising strategy hybrid hybrid fundraising live auction Marketing school auction silent auctionThe post 8 Creative Auction Ideas that Drive Results & Deliver Wow Factor appeared first on OneCause.

Our Favorite Fundraising Platforms for GoFundMe Charity Users

Double the Donation

Our Favorite Fundraising Platforms for GoFundMe Charity Users. As GoFundMe moves to officially sunset the GoFundMe Charity solution, you may be on the lookout to transition to a new fundraising platform. Blog: Replace GoFundMe Charity with Something Amazing.

Transforming into a More Mission-Driven Charity with the Help of Technology

Tech Soup Blog

This post was authored by Ken Berger, CEO of Charity Navigator. US charities of almost every size (although especially the 50% with budgets $50,000 or less) complain of tremendous resource scarcity as they try to help solve some of our world’s most pressing problems. The movement to encourage charities to become more outcome focused (and thereby mission driven) has been seriously hampered by these resource constraints. Charity Navigator's Resource Directory.

Charity Hack in London

Amy Sample Ward

Charity Hack looks to be a terrifically fun event for nonprofits and techies alike! Charity Hack Weekend brings together charities and developers to revolutionise the collection of donations. We’re looking for developers to come up with new and innovative ways of helping charities promote their causes and garner support. Join us 19-20 September 2009 and be part of this extraordinary event.

Are you part of the charity industrial complex?

Steve Bridger

This is Seth Godin at his disruptive best – speaking at last year’s NextGen:Charity conference on the topic of “Embracing Risk & Failure in Philanthropy” Most charities are part of the charity industrial complex , he says. This is not an opportunity for you to put some “cool internet toppings on your factory-based charity mindset.” charities ideas #NGC11 seth godin visceral

Charity comms re-imagined #cc2020

Steve Bridger

The result is an insightful collaborative presentation… where key figures in charity communications have teamed up to produce a snapshot of the most significant communications trends of the coming decade. In the web of ‘flow’, charities will catch people ‘in motion’ – when they are ‘goal orientated’ – and will give them the tools to reproduce messages through their own networks. Tags: charities ideas cc2020

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Tyler Stahl

Charity Navigator

Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month we will introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers. Millions of visitors come to Charity Navigator annually, and they may be surprised to learn that we're a staff of 24!

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Reflections on 2020 as we move forward into 2021: A message from Michael Thatcher, President & CEO, Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

Dear friends of Charity Navigator, The year 2020 had a way of stripping away all that was not essential in our lives, our work and our giving. Charity Navigator was an essential tool of choice for many in their giving decisions this year.

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Inside the Encompass Ratings System Culture & Community Beacon Launch

Charity Navigator

Written by Stephen Rockwell, Chief Ratings Technology Officer, and Ofira Bondorowsky, Director of Ratings & Nonprofit Engagement, at Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator’s Encompass Rating System evolution marks another significant milestone with our Beta V3 release today.

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Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Matthew Viola

Charity Navigator

Welcome to our new series, where each month we will introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team. Millions of visitors come to Charity Navigator annually, and they may be surprised to learn that we're a staff of 24!

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CanadaHelps’ Digital Skills Survey reveals huge deficit in charities’ access to digital technology and skills

Charity Village

The post CanadaHelps’ Digital Skills Survey reveals huge deficit in charities’ access to digital technology and skills appeared first on CharityVillage. CanadaHelps has published the results from the first-ever Digital Skills Survey on Canada’s charitable sector.

Win a $10K donation to a charity of your choice with Telus #FriendlyFuture Days

Charity Village

The post Win a $10K donation to a charity of your choice with Telus #FriendlyFuture Days appeared first on CharityVillage. This May, join Telus in giving back to our communities.