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Grantseeking in 2017: Know the Scene — Demonstrate Inclusion

Tech Soup Blog

Demonstrating Inclusion. I do know, though, that it is of paramount importance to demonstrate inclusion to grantmakers and major donors.

Demonstrating Membership Value

Wild Apricot Blog

Research suggests that membership rates are stabilizing for organizations offering member value. Here's an overview of the 2011 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report and some food for thought on building membership relationships that last. read more ). membership

Time-Saving Hacks to Write More Blog Posts – A Video Demonstration

John Haydon

One thing I’ve learned from years of blogging is that a blogging process saves time and headaches. I use MindMiester to map out an outline.

Demonstrating Non-profit Success and The Overhead Myth

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s a look at the "Overhead Myth" and calls for new ways of thinking about and measuring non-profit and charity success. Non-profits

3 Ideas for Inspiring Member Loyalty and Demonstrating Value

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some ideas on ways associations can inspire mutual loyalty and demonstrate member value. membership-value

3 Tricks To Getting More Out Of A Software Demo


Rather than sitting through a “one size fits all” demo, take charge and make the most out of this demonstration. Align to goals.

How to Demonstrate Software


Often its largely on the basis of the demonstration that many of us will make a final selection of software for our needs. For the last 4 months, I have managed to either sit through demonstrations or demonstrate myself approximately 30 software packages for various nonprofit technology projects, including a number of donor database systems.

How To Demonstrate Integrity As A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Managing is not a series of mechanical tasks but a set of human interactions. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Integrity Thomas Teal

Demonstration of Clogging by Javier Sola

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm starting with the last one first - the grand finale of Javier Sola demonstrating clogging. Click To Play. I edited the many videos I took.

March of Dimes: A Networked Memorial Service Demonstrates Ambient Intimacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Spohrs Are Multiplying I happened to notice that the tag #maddie was trending on Twitter as few days ago. Sadly, she lost her child.

Northeast Denver Housing Center Uses Esri ArcGIS Maps to Demonstrate Housing Needs

Tech Soup Blog

The students learn to utilize the software to demonstrate need in housing community development. spanhidden.

Send in the Science Clowns: A Frustrated Reaction to a Science Center Demonstration

Museum 2.0

Last week, I took in the new Galileo science show at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. It also drove me nuts. The show was juvenile.

Dr. Hendrie, Sharing Foundation Founder Demonstrates That You're Never Too Old To Make A Difference!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dr. Hendrie has been working tirelessly on this campaign using her social networks. She made the above video with my son, Harry. Please go read it.

Measuring and Demonstrating Impact: An Interview with The Knight Foundation's Mayur Patel


Read the rest of article, and the complete issue on "Data-Driven" when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] A: KaBOOM! had a great story to tell.

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

How do you demonstrate tangible impact so they don’t think of you as a form of entertainment but rather as an essential part of the community?

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10 Fast Tips to Boost E-newsletter Performance - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


60) Search « What Makes A Campaign Go Viral? Here are some useful tips to increase your e-newsletters performance rates. Poorly?

How Nonprofits Can Use Storytelling to Boost Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

Stories show donors their impact in action and clearly demonstrates how, through giving, a donor has helped solve a problem or meet a need.

The Nonprofit Accounting Cheat Sheet

Connection Cafe

This handy infographic demonstrates the things that make nonprofit accounting unique, and it’s all together in one easy-to-scan guide.

Are You Wasting Your Marketing Budget?|New Ways to Think About Spending in 2016

Connection Cafe

A visually engaging report will do three important things: Demonstrate the value of past donations by clearly showing your impact. Ah, December!

Five Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Sustained Giving Program

Connection Cafe

But, if you don’t nurture the relationship and regularly demonstrate the impact of their giving, that could quickly change. Sustained giving.

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

And by asking those questions and looking through the outcomes lens for all of our initiatives, our results story began to demonstrate real impact.

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Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

Connection Cafe

Every single major disaster or incident since then demonstrates that the Internet is a first response channel of choice for donors. elections.

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New Data Shows Why Donors Breakup With Nonprofits


Ever wonder why your nonprofit donors decide to stop supporting your organization? Thanks to Marc Pitman for finding this great gem of a graphic.

[New Report] Giving in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

An election year always focuses the mind—on many different things. It has become fashionable to say we no longer engage with politics.

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How Good Is Your Community Management?


Then you can use that information to make the case for things like additional funding or staffing, or to help you demonstrate your community’s value.

Can Your Nonprofit Accounting Software Do This?

Connection Cafe

If you’re involved in the nonprofit world, then you’re well aware of the current pressures for organizations to become more transparent.

Seeing Through Walls for Greater Independence!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

She and one of her graduate students demonstrated their Emerald technology, and it was the first time I’d seen this capability. She demonstrated fall detection, heartbeat, breathing detection, and more. Kent Presents 2016 I just attended the second annual Kent Presents conference in Kent, Connecticut. The possibilities are exciting.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

But first, what is social love and why does it matter? Do your research first. Cultivate. Don’t ask them for something cold. Make it easy.

Engaging Millennials for Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

Stories naturally demonstrate impact in a tangible way and when they are told well, they make the reader feel like the hero. Engagement.

Free Webinar on March 14! Google+ and Google+ Hangouts for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The webinar will also highlight the difference between Google+ Hangouts and Google+ Hangouts on Air and demonstrate how to use Hangout Events.

Knowing When to Choose a Nonprofit-Specific Accounting Solution

Connection Cafe

For this reason, it can be challenging to present timely, accurate data to external stakeholders while demonstrating fiscal responsibility internally.

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How Can You Grow Your Sustained Giving Program?

Connection Cafe

You never know what might be the next Great Big Idea that inspires your donors—stories, premiums, or demonstrated impact. Here’s how.

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Brandraising: How to Demonstrate Your Value with a Clear Strategy (Marshmallows Optional)


It wouldn't be unusual if thinking about your organization as a brand makes you just a little uncomfortable. After all, social change isn't a commodity: you're not selling breakfast cereal; you're trying to change the world. Although I, for one, would be more likely to donate if it somehow involved colored marshmallows.). Organized? Consistent?

5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

Connection Cafe

Even better news? The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6 percent in 2018.

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Turning Event Donors into Annual Donors

Connection Cafe

They’ve demonstrated they’re able and willing to donate. How do I get more out of my event donors ? Others just email them in December.

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7 Ways to Use Infographics to Recruit Volunteers and Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Connection Cafe

Demonstrate how easy it is to get involved: Image via Barnardos. Oftentimes, visuals can speak louder than words. Nonprofits have mines of data.

4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

The point is to find the story that helps you best demonstrate the ways in which your organization has created change and opportunity —how has summer camp benefited a life? Does your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? If you’re like most organizations, the answer is most likely no. Step 1: Start with the Important Dates.

Is Your Impact Strategy About the Journey or the Destination?

Connection Cafe

We’ve all heard Ralph Waldo Emerson’s quotation: “Life is a journey, not a destination.” That’s where strategic philanthropy should begin—at the end.

How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

Connection Cafe

People want to go big in 2017! Your supporters are inspired to make an impact and bring their social networks, stories and ideas to the table.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? Why we love video. Can they do it?