Community Brands Acquires SimplyFundraisingCRM

NonProfit PRO

Community Brands has acquired SimplyFundraisingCRM. This addition completes Community Brands’ fundraising suite with its easy-to-use donor management tools that better meet the needs of schools, volunteer-led nonprofits, and established nonprofit organizations alike.

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Turn Customers Into Community

.orgSource

Attracting a wider audience and turning those customers into community is a good way to start. The post Turn Customers Into Community appeared first on.orgSource. How do you grow membership in a harsh climate?

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Community Brands Acquires BigSIS, a Fully Integrated Student Management Platform

NonProfit PRO

Community Brands has acquired BigSIS, expanding its capabilities to better meet the needs of private and independent schools. News/Stats/Studies Software/Technology Acquisition BigSIS Community Brands SIS Student information system

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FEG Investment Advisors Releases 2022 Community Foundation Survey Results

NonProfit PRO

FEG announced the release of results from the eighth annual FEG 2022 Community Foundation Survey, a survey of nearly 100 U.S. community foundations representing approximately $38 billion in assets under advisement.

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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.

FREE & VIRTUAL: DonorPerfect Community Conference

NonProfit PRO

Dive into the power of storytelling through our free virtual conference on June 7 & 8, 2022, where you’ll learn from fellow fundraisers, expert consultants, and trainers as they give away their secrets for telling your community about your impact

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Leveraging Your Virtual Community

Association Analytics

The post Leveraging Your Virtual Community appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Community

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Leverage your online community for maximum member engagement and loyalty

Nimble AMS

The Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study reports that the first reason members join associations is to network, and the sixth is to socialize. Is your association maximizing the reach of your online community? Ensure your guidelines are easy to find in your online community.

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What community-centered fundraising means to me

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising builds communities. Those communities might be based in a particular geographic area. Fundraising is an important way to build community. The post What community-centered fundraising means to me appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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USA TODAY NETWORK and Gannett Foundation Launch 2022 A Community Thrives Program

NonProfit PRO

NYSE: GCI), and the Gannett Foundation announced the 2022 A Community Thrives program, a $2 million dollar initiative. The program supports community-building initiatives across the country, with a focus on historically under-served individuals and groups. News/Stats/Studies A Community Thrives Program Gannett Co. The USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co.,

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DonorPerfect CommUNITY Conference recap: The Future of Community Fundraising

DonorPerfect

A fresh look at community fundraising for 2022 I don’t know about you, but I think the language we use in our personal and professional lives is very powerful. Community usually centers around shared attitudes, interests, and goals.

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Culture & Community Beacon: Evaluating Nonprofit Interconnectedness

Charity Navigator

The Culture & Community beacon of the Encompass Rating System comprises two vital assessments: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Constituent Feedback.

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DonorPerfect To Hold Free Nonprofit CommUNITY Conference

NonProfit PRO

DonorPerfect, a donor management and fundraising platform for nonprofits, will host its virtual CommUNITY Conference Oct. 5 and 6. Fundraiser Education

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs to Build a Community: 3 Ways to Do It Right

NonProfit PRO

So, you've been paying attention to the buzz about building a community, but you're not sure what that means for your nonprofit. Building a community is now essential to engage with your supporters, prospects, donors and more.

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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.

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Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement. Principles of Community Organizing. There are many proven practices and strategies for engaging with communities and building up participation, whether around an event, a campaign, or a cause. First, identify what your community wants to do – what it is coming together around, whether it’s an event, an action, or a movement.

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The Just Transition Fund and Philanthropic Partners Announce $100M Campaign To Support Hard-Hit Energy Communities

NonProfit PRO

The Just Transition Fund launched a nationwide initiative to drive philanthropic investments for transitioning energy communities over the next three years. Environment Government & Regulation energy communities Just Transition Fund Philanthropic partners Transition

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Responsible Community Engagement for Our New World

TechSoup

As nonprofits, our work is focused on community engagement. Our initiatives directly impact the people we serve by addressing community-centered needs. Community engagement brings group members together to make decisions about their shared future.

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Endaoment Launches Fund to Raise Money for Homes, Water and Meals in Underserved Communities

NonProfit PRO

The blockchain-based nonprofit Endaoment recently announced the launch of the Basic Needs Fund, a collaborative effort that aims to bring housing, water, and food to critically underserved and marginalized communities around the world.

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A Better Way to Do Good: The Case for Comprehensive Community Care

Non Profit Quarterly

The social good industry is long overdue for an overhaul of the user experience and must find a better way to do good now—when our communities need us more than ever. The Promise of Comprehensive Community Care. The Case for Comprehensive Community Care. Communities.

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Activate and Engage Your Community for Your Cause With Hivebrite’s Community Management Platform

NonProfit PRO

Strengthen relationships with supporters, offer personalized experiences, foster meaningful involvement with your cause, and more

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7 essentials for your association’s online community strategy

Nimble AMS

Building a successful online community starts with a solid plan. . Read on for what to include in your association’s online community strategy. Offering an online community to your members is a powerful way to provide member value. Number of online community logins.

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CommUNITY Conference – SESSION SPOTLIGHT: Oregon Food Bank Community Philanthropy Team

DonorPerfect

COMMUNITY CONFERENCE | OCTOBER 5-6, 2021 REGISTER FREE NOW In January 2020, the Community Philanthropy team at Oregon Food Bank embarked upon a transformational paradigm shift in their philosophical and practical approach to resourcing an end to hunger and hunger’s root causes.

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The Power of Virtual Community Engagement

NonProfit PRO

Smartphones are how we communicate – in fact, a recent study shows that we look at them over a 100x each day. Now any nonprofit can communicate instantly by sending push notifications to the specific groups they work with and serve: volunteers, families, participants and other supporters.

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How a Community of Long-Term Monthly Donors Make a Long-Term Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Water.org’s monthly donors are truly transforming poverty to possibility one person, one family, one community at a time. By Mor­ée Lambeth , Lead Content Creator + Writer, Water.org.

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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community

Bloomerang

Pride Month is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the work activists and nonprofit organizations are doing to support the LGBTQ+ community. With that in mind, I wanted to share a list of funding and grant resources available for nonprofits serving that community.

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How can you engage your community in your brand?

Big Duck

The post How can you engage your community in your brand? appeared first on Big Duck

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Place Matters: How Collective Impact and Place-Based Investment Can Empower Communities to Lead

NonProfit PRO

In philanthropy, a top-down approach and lack of lived experience has often led to funder-driven decision-making that lacks authentic community expertise and inclusion.

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The New Peer-to-Peer Landscape: A Shift From Hosting Events to Building Communities

NonProfit PRO

Instead of getting great at running events, we should have been systematizing and improving methods that foster community. Providing peer-to-peer participants with a way to communicate with each other is key.

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Community Brands Adds MobileCause to Its Suite of Fundraising Tools

NonProfit PRO

Community Brands, a leading provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits and schools, recently announced its acquisition of MobileCause, a premier comprehensive digital fundraising platform.

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Guess Where the Money is: Communities or Events?

NonProfit PRO

We should have been systematizing the building of communities. Communities sometimes hold events. Events rarely hold communities. For years social good has produced a plethora of events – fully systemizing the effort to produce more and more revenue. Except, it didn’t work.

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Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success

Cadmium CD

Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen a massive pivot to virtual events.

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Gratavid Merges With Graduway + Gravyty, Enables Purpose-Driven Communities to Fulfill Potential

NonProfit PRO

Gratavid, a leading video platform that allows nonprofits and organizations to connect with their communities by creating personalized videos, has merged with Graduway + Gravyty. This will serve as another step in automating communication flows and improving designation to include other stakeholders. News/Stats/Studies Graduway + Gravyty Gratavid

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DEI in the Community & Culture Beacon: Donor Perspectives

Charity Navigator

Culture & Community beacon demographics diversity diversity equity and inclusion Encompass rating encompass rating system equity gender equity nonprofit rating

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Holding Events or Building Communities — Where Is the Money?

NonProfit PRO

In effect, we are letting our prospective constituents use the community clubhouse for a party, but we’re not making sure they move into the community. We thought events were the point and that the event’s success would drive our success.

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The community approach to problem solving

Candid

This more just and equitable approach to philanthropy has been practiced for decades and the ethos it is based in—that those closest to the problem are the closest to the solutions—has deep roots in community organizing, deliberative democracy, and even in philanthropy itself. .

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DonorPerfect CommUNITY Conference Highlights: Rave Reviews & Recordings

DonorPerfect

Community-Based Fundraising with Oregon Food Bank C. Nathan Harris, Vickey Schwoeffermann, Vivien Trinh, Celia Ferrer The Community Philanthropy team at Oregon Food Bank recently transformed their approach to resourcing an end to hunger and hunger’s root causes.

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3 ways to take your association’s online community to the next level

Nimble AMS

Using the right tools and techniques makes it easy to get more out of your association’s online community. . Here’s how Nimble Communities can help you take your online community to the next level. Your association might just be getting started with an online community.

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Repurposing Conference Content with Your Member Community

Cadmium CD

An online community is a great way to drum up interest before your event, and it’s also excellent for encouraging engagement during the event itself. But how can having an online community for your organization keep high levels of engagement after your event is over?

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

I had a lot of fun yesterday giving a webinar for the Nonprofit Webinar series ; it was a whole hour discussing community engagement! We covered how to do Community Mapping (identifying the segments and goals of the community), Content Mapping (creating a plan for which content goes where, and why), and Data Tracking (pulling all the numbers together). DIY Community Engagement Metrics. Community Mapping. >>

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How to Analyze Fundraising Advice & Adapt to Community Needs

DonorPerfect

The post How to Analyze Fundraising Advice & Adapt to Community Needs appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. DonorPerfect Community Network Conference Featured

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Build Online Experiences that Spark Community Engagement

Forum One

It was true even before the pandemic, but now—with nearly every aspect of our lives moved online in some way—the expectations of what a mission-driven organization can and must do to connect and engage with its community have changed. Personalization to drive community participation.

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How a Community Foundation Increased Its Grantmaking Five-Fold To Meet Need

NonProfit PRO

We offered small fundraising challenge grants that coincided with a statewide giving week.

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