The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 120: Current Trends in Grassroots Advocacy

Connection Cafe

And what are the current grassroots advocacy trends that your organization should be leveraging to have greater success? How has grassroots advocacy changed in the past few years?

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is an annual research project that examines how donors prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Source: 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report. Also, to save Africa’s iconic wildlife from extinction, NGOs will be instrumental in conserving land and defeating wildlife crime. Source: 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

5 Foundation Trends That Will Continue in 2018

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We have seen a number of trends emerge this past year, but I believe that by understanding the following five major trends, your foundation can go into 2018 on-track and prepared for industry changes.

10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Fundraising Tools [ Conservation International ]. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report. Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report explores the impact of gender, generation, and ideology upon giving and volunteerism.

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Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

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An Interview with Ruy Fortini , Founder and CEO of Doare and official partner of the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. 2) What data jumped out at you from the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report that absolutely rang true and that also surprised you?

A Sneak Peak at Who Is Taking the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We are grateful to the 3,573 people who have taken the 2018 Global Trends In Giving Survey thus far. The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report will be released September 17, 2018 and is a sister report to the 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. Somewhat conservative 10.5%.

CASE STUDY: Marine Conservation Group Wins Victory with Care2 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The purpose of the Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium is to highlight current best practices, lessons learned from the field, and trends in effective nonprofit and philanthropic board leadership, as well as board recruitment and retention. It's finally here!

Invest in the 3 Cs for Strong Fundraising Results: Capacity, Cultivation and Communication

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Conservation-oriented environmental groups have focused their fundraising on getting donors more involved in “places that matter,” and showing them the impact of their gifts, said Doug Barker, co-founder and principal at Barker & Scott Consulting.

NetCentric Advocacy: Birdcinema: New way to build birding community!

Network-Centric Advocacy

how are the groups you are working on lands conservation, birding, habitat conservation posting something visual and compelling out there? Figure out how to get conservation ads on this site. Posted at 11:48 AM in Advocacy Strategy , Communication Technology , Current Affairs , Media Trends , Organizing Guide | Permalink Technorati Tags : birding , campaign strategy , environmentalist , netcentric , nptech | Reblog (0) Comments Birdcinema: New way to build birding community!

400 More Email Subject Lines from End of Year Fundraising

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Here are some insights, trends, and the complete list of email subject lines. My multichannel award goes to The Nature Conservancy. But only one nonprofit, The Nature Conservancy, sent me a text message with a donation ask. Here it is!

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How Ideology Affects Which Causes Donors Support

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According to the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report , a donor’s ideology has more impact upon which causes and types of nonprofits they support than gender or age. Donors with a conservative ideology support: 1. 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report.

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I'll Comment for Food Donations, Ten Cents for Woman's Shelter, and Other Interesting Social Media Charity Trends

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I caught a story on NPR about charity giving trends and social media use. Innovative Giving: The Nature Conservancy and (Lil) Green Patch.

Ten Must-Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn

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That said, it’s a recurring trend and worth noting that nonprofits who work on environmental issues and international development tend to be the early adopters of most new social networking tools. Conservation International. linkedin.com/company/conservation-international.

10 Random, but Interesting Stats About Online Donors Worldwide

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The inaugural edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report will be released on September 4,2017. If you have not yet participated in the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Survey , then please volunteer 3-4 minutes of your time and take the survey!

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Influence Topics Audience Research Collaboration Communication Data & Visualizations Events Government Internet Strategy Jobs Online Community Performance Measurement Recommended Reading Social Media Tips & Trends Tools & Software Get Email Updates Stay in touch with Forum One Forum One Communications 2200 Mt.

NetCentric Advocacy: Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Mastering New Media Trends Report (February 2006) | Main | It is time to flip "dont call us we will call you" model of advocacy to a "call us when you care" strategy --> eNonprofit Benchmarks Study » February 15, 2006 Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW Local Live is really amazing. There are so many applications to conservation and communicaiton it boggles the mind.

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5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

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If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! The Wilderness Society , UNICEF , and Conservation International have well-designed donation pages that were easy-to-use and effective.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Civil Disobedient Lawmaking

Network-Centric Advocacy

Link: Conservative Pennsylvanians Pass ‘Radical Laws Defying U.S. Link: Conservative Pennsylvanians Pass ‘Radical Laws Defying U.S. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Notes and Questions: Are you also building the capacity of the network to serve itself?

NetCentric Advocacy: Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Value of Rapid Response in the Youtube World | Main | Modeling self organization of communication and topology in social networks » March 16, 2007 Modest Proposal to Organizers: Four Steps to Start Conservative advise from ONENW. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

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This downward trend continued in May, as only 57 percent reported social media engagement in the week prior to taking the survey. Sixty-six percent of conservative respondents reported posting at least once on social media in previous week, compared to 59 percent of liberal respondents.

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QR Codes in Action. Five Nonprofits Share their Experiences

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In that regard, it was quite successful, as we were able to tell a conservation + technology story," said Darren Barefoot of Capulet. Mobile Online Marketing Technology TrendsAre nonprofits using QR codes as part of their marketing and outreach?

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How Do You Measure Up? [Benchmarks Webinar]

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Prior to joining Care2, Ashley spent 10 years at the Student Conservation Association (SCA) where she helped hundreds of young people volunteer on public lands and start careers in conservation. Care2 Webinars Marketing Research Trends To get where you want to be, you need to know where you are today.

Ignite their Passion! The Resurgence of Values-Based Marketing

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And the trend is taking over – in fact, earlier this year Unilever announced that its brands that leverage purpose-based messaging have grown 69% faster than the rest of its portfolio. The trend is starting to blur the communication and brand efforts of our non-profit work.

Maid Serives, Nail Salons, Taxi Cabs, Issue Groups and Complex Problems for Organizing Change.

Network-Centric Advocacy

As staff increase in skills, build personal and professional networks and talents, a percentage of the talented staff, Board members or funders get increasingly frustrated by the decisions of managers (boards, brands, etc) or politics (wrong message, wrong focus, to conservative or to radicle) so these talented staff split off to create splinter operations that compete directly for media, members, attention of policy makers and funders.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

There are two rising trends in which businesses can adopt to become more sustainable. Here we explore water conservation efforts, along with sustainable manufacturing practices.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

There are two rising trends in which businesses can adopt to become more sustainable. Here we explore water conservation efforts, along with sustainable manufacturing practices.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Influence Topics Audience Research Collaboration Communication Data & Visualizations Events Government Internet Strategy Jobs Online Community Performance Measurement Recommended Reading Social Media Tips & Trends Tools & Software Get Email Updates Stay in touch with Forum One Forum One Communications 2200 Mt.

Nonprofits of the Month :: July 2010 :: Peak Water

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The nonprofits below are committed to reversing this trend through education and conservation in hopes of preventing the looming global water crisis: Twitter: Water.org.

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How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

There are two rising trends in which businesses can adopt to become more sustainable. Here we explore water conservation efforts, along with sustainable manufacturing practices. California’s fate has created increased awareness about the importance of conservation, and many are doing their part to conserve and lessen their water usage—even taking to social media to expose others who are wasting the precious resource.

7 Nonprofits that Inspired Us in 2013 and How Your Favorite Nonprofit Can Make the List this Year.

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Best Use of Peer-to-Peer/Special Events – Central Parks Conservancy – Central Park Conservancy wanted to build its acquisition base by increasing the percentage of its local supporters living in buildings adjacent to and near the park. This is a guest post by Bill Fryman.

Seven Nonprofits That Deserve a Standing Ovation

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Best Use of Peer-to-Peer/Special Events – Central Parks Conservancy – Central Park Conservancy wanted to build its acquisition base by increasing the percentage of its local supporters living in buildings adjacent to and near the park.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

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Ocean Conservancy: The Ocean’s Least Wanted: 4 Invasive Species to Know ( Twitter , Facebook , Instagram ). GivingTuesday 2015 was very successful and the trend will likely continue in 2016 – not only on #GivingTuesday, but also on cause awareness days.

Lean Start Up Framework Meets Nonprofit Campaign: The Lifecycle of an Upwell Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We call these fellow conservation comrades our “ distributed network.” We don’t just count social mentions, we also look for trends to try to understand what types of content generate conversation about the ocean. Awesome illustrations by Upwell’s super rad intern, Christine !

Is the Humane Society the First Nonprofit to Link to a Mobile Website in a Group Text Alert?

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Finally, that the three nonprofits listed above are all related to animal rights, animal welfare, and conservation is telling.

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Donor Stewardship: Guiding Donors to The Next Level of Support

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However, by paying attention to trends in your donor database, you can begin finding supporter trends that will signal when a supporter is primed to take the next step. One donor might support conservation while another is intrigued by your education program.

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Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part One: Top 3 Measures of Financial Health

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A lot of our inquiry is based more on trend analysis than ratio analysis. Then, take total cash (or for a more conservative approach, use total unrestricted cash if you know it) and divide by the monthly expense number.

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Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

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— to help figure out what’s trending at the most opportune moments! For example if you’re a conservation organization, find a photo of a heart found in nature, like in tree bark, as we did for Boreal Manitoba.

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

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“Heather’s @NonprofitOrgs has become my go-to resource for connecting with other nonprofits as well as staying informed with the latest trends in mobile and social media.

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Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

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Reflective of that trend, the average individual giving amount is on pace to grow from $901 in 2016 to $1,140 in 2017, according to data fielded in the study. These are unprecedented times.

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10 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

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The Nature Conservancy. It’s only recently that I had the realization that it makes little sense to link to desktop sites in text alerts (or in smartphones Apps) and I’ll be watching this trend closely in the next months.

Give a shirt: Changing slacktivists into activists

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These conceptions are facetious, of course, but according to a current trend sweeping the nonprofit scene, all that’s necessary to support a cause you’re passionate about is clicking “like” on a Facebook page. posted by Cooper Nelson , Marketing Manager. DNA on a SHIRT.