How To Demonstrate Your Leadership Credibility

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Demonstrate your leadership credibility by: Practicing what you preach. Walking the talk. Ensuring your actions are consistent with your words. Putting money where your mouth is. Following through on your promises. Doing what you say you will do. Good, quick tips from the book.

Demonstrating Membership Value

Wild Apricot

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

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3 Ideas for Inspiring Member Loyalty and Demonstrating Value

Wild Apricot

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

Demonstrating Non-profit Success and The Overhead Myth

Wild Apricot

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

Grantseeking in 2017: Know the Scene — Demonstrate Inclusion

Tech Soup Blog

In this post I would like to share my thinking around the importance of demonstrating to the grantmaker that your organization reaches out to, and includes, varying cultures. Demonstrating Inclusion. I do know, though, that it is of paramount importance to demonstrate inclusion to grantmakers and major donors. In my last blog I talked a bit about transparency and how it will apply to organizations seeking grant awards in 2017.

ictQATAR Web Redesign Demonstrates Technology Leadership in the Gulf

Forum One

At a time when open source technology is exploding in the government sector, it is with great pleasure that we announce the official launch of the ictQATAR web redesign ! The site debuted in early April after a global effort between ictQATAR communications staff and the Forum One team. It is with great pleasure that we announce the official launch of the ictQATAR web redesign ! The site debuted in early April after a global effort between ictQATAR communications staff and the Forum One team.

How To Demonstrate Integrity As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral. Managing is not a series of mechanical tasks but a set of human interactions.

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'm back after 36 hours of travel. I edited the many videos I took. Clogging or cloggers also stands for "cambodian blogger or clogger" Now, for some sleep! More later

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

Tech Soup Blog

"We also used maps to demonstrate to funders and city officials our impact in our Healthy Homes Initiative, where we provide home improvement assistance to reduce risk from lead poisoning and asthma triggers in low-income homes." The students learn to utilize the software to demonstrate need in housing community development. Maps that demonstrate how current city transit plans can help or hinder economic growth in low-income neighborhoods.

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. My first thought was to mentally run the names of celebrities with the first name Madeline. I drew a blank, so I clicked over and started to read the Twitter stream. I discovered that a premature baby named Madeline (Maddie) Sphor had passed away last week. There was a deluge of sympathy expressions because the funeral and memorial service were taking place.

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

Museum 2.0

The show was a standard science center demonstration; about fifteen minutes, featuring a classic science experiment (all objects fall at the same rate) and a core message (when scientists are curious about something, they do an experiment to understand it). Last week, I took in the new Galileo science show at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

Giving volunteers increasing levels of responsibility demonstrates that their contributions to your organization are appreciated, and increases their sense of ownership and commitment to the work. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it. As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. As such, for most nonprofit organizations, pursuing strategies to reducing donor losses is the most affordable strategy for increasing net fundraising gains. Unfortunately, across the nonprofit sector, donor retention rates are low and getting worse.

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

NTEN

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.). Instead, think of branding as a way to make your job easier.

3 Tricks To Getting More Out Of A Software Demo

TechImpact

Rather than sitting through a “one size fits all” demo, take charge and make the most out of this demonstration. Technology for Change recommends having at least 2 people participate in a software demonstration–and if you are comparing software, make sure the same 2 people sit in on all demonstrations. Leadership Tech demonstrations software demo upgrading technology Image courtesy of the European Commission.

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

NTEN

What struck me is that it demonstrates an outcome – not just the outputs that the organization accomplished, but the outcome that the organization’s mission works towards as part of its theory of change. [Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from an interview in the September 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. Read the rest of article, and the complete issue on "Data-Driven" when you subscribe to the journal for free! ]

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

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon with the Sharing Foundation's founder, Dr. Nancy Hendrie, a retired pediatrician in her seventies to work on a couple of projects and get ready for the final phase of the our America's GIving Challenge campaign. Dr. Hendrie has been working tirelessly on this campaign using her social networks. mostly offline and email) Yesterday, I had to chance to show her some online social networks like Twitter and Facebook as well as some tools like video blogging.

8 Annual Reports We Love

EveryAction

Broadway Cares demonstrates the importance of consistency from year to year when creating your annual reports. Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? When used correctly, they can be a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but it's important to create them in a way that makes them easy to understand, conducive to sharing, and persuasive to a wide variety of reader perspectives.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

You can show Susan that the feeling is mutual by tracking her interests and sharing stories that demonstrate how her support moves your work forward. It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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

Care2

1)It demonstrates that you care about issues that directly affect peoples lives, and 2) because those issues are close to home, people are much more likely to respond. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

The growth of platforms such as Mobile Commons , Hustle and other SMS tools demonstrate that mobile engagement has a bright future. This demonstrates increased faith that this medium can deliver value for engagement, acquisition and fundraising. On average, 38% of donors who made an online gift to a nonprofit in 2016 made an online gift again to that nonprofit in 2017, demonstrating that donor retention is a constant challenge for nonprofits.

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

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

EveryAction

For monthly donors, it is a great idea to have a separate welcome series of email communication specifically to introduce them to the monthly giving program, giving you more opportunities to show your gratitude for their support and demonstrate the impact of their donations.

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How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World

EveryAction

The Outdoor Alliance is another organization that demonstrates how to achieve effective advocacy asks especially when it comes to targeting your Congressperson. With clear text and a demonstrated need, their advocacy form entices users to take action. There are thousands of nonprofits changing the world in big and small ways every single day.

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Turning One-Time Donors into Lifelong Supporters After Going Viral

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits have to be capable of demonstrating impact if they want to take full advantage of one-time giving opportunities. Shared adversity generates solidarity – a fact amply demonstrated by the Americans who increased their donations to vital causes in the middle of a pandemic.

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Giving Tuesday #Inspo: 14 Donation Pages That Know What They’re Doing

EveryAction

Succinct copy demonstrating the organization’s mission and the impact a donor can make? Kicking off with #GivingTuesday, year-end fundraising season will be in full swing. This busy time is marked with nonprofits around the world striving for new and exciting ways to engage with potential donors. You need to launch your campaign , test your email deliverability , craft your message , and more. But one of the easiest things you can check off your to-do list is perfecting your donation page.

4 Ways To Convince Your Nonprofit Board to Invest in Fundraising Tools

EveryAction

Ask the vendors that you are considering for case studies from similar organizations that you can use to demonstrate the connection between technology tools and achieving your nonprofit’s goals. For EDs and other staff who are closely involved in the day-to-day efforts and operations of a nonprofit, it is often easy to see the challenges your organization is facing and understand the solutions necessary to address them.

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What Social Network Demographics Mean for You - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « Raising Money from Online Activists | Main | Notes from Care2/OneWorld/Interaction Fundraising Seminar » Thursday Nov 15 2007 What Social Network Demographics Mean for You Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 02:24PM | by James OMalley The always excellent Beth Kanter tipped us on this interesting post from the Compete.com blog that demonstrates the overlap that exists between users of social networking sites.

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

EveryAction

Beautiful Forms Donors who support conservation efforts are keenly appreciative of the beauty found in the natural world around them, and they look for you to demonstrate that you understand this by providing an aesthetically pleasing user experience when interacting with your materials, such as donation forms.

Providing education for incarcerated students

M+R

Our campaign efforts generated nearly 150 national and regional media stories, leveraged organic social media to demonstrate broad bipartisan support for lifting the ban, and activated influential grasstops leaders to reach out to key members of Congress.

Turning One-Time Donors into Lifelong Supporters After Going Viral

sgEngage

Nonprofits have to be capable of demonstrating impact if they want to take full advantage of one-time giving opportunities. Shared adversity generates solidarity – a fact amply demonstrated by the Americans who increased their donations to vital causes in the middle of a pandemic.

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Beyond Personas: Data-Driven Audience Insights and How to Use Them

M+R

Our upcoming NTEN session and public Roundtable will demonstrate how to not only better reach your known audiences but find the hidden markets that may hold the key to your future fundraising success. Read time: 1 minute. Have you ever seen this kind of “donor profile”?

A look at organizations that have earned GuideStar Seals of Transparency

Candid

These organizations generally do not engage in fundraising, which suggests they earned Seals to demonstrate their commitment to transparency.

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

According to their website, “Through integrated special education and mental health services, Positive Education Program (PEP) is able to provide individualized care to children and youth experiencing emotional disturbances and demonstrating severe and challenging behaviors.” Utilizing these images piques the interest of potential donors and illustrates the inspiring nature of their work, and gives them a way to immediately demonstrate their support by buying a ticket to the event.

The impact of COVID-19 on civil society, part two

Candid

In light of the needs the pandemic has created (or exacerbated), many in the sector have urged funders to act quickly, demonstrate greater flexibility, and reduce burdens for grantees.

Raise More Money - 4 Financial Secrets for Fundraisers

Blue Fox

1) Know Your Burn Rate (2) Be Transparent and Fluent in Financial Data (3) Demonstrate Financial Resilience (4) Understand How to Frame Overhead as Programmatic Support The full article gives specific details and examples. Fundraisers certainly have their work cut out for them this year.

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Attracting and Retaining Top Talent with a Strong CSR Program

Givinga

Specifically, the millennial cohort is looking to work for companies that have demonstrated their commitment to giving back, the presence and promotion of a charitable giving program. Companies are expected to give back, and it’s becoming key to any new hire’s decision.

15 Best Free Screen Recording Software 2019 (Windows & Mac)

Find the free stuff

If you are into YouTube, you must have come across guys trying to demonstrate different concepts. In order to get quality video or image demonstrations, one has to have the right tools. Teaching and learning with videos or images to illustrate concepts improves understanding. One such tool is a screen reorder. It is basically a. The post 15 Best Free Screen Recording Software 2019 (Windows & Mac) appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Free Stuff Top List

How To Put People First In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to a survey as reported in John Baldoni’s book, Lead with Purpose , more than 80 percent of those surveyed say that leaders can best demonstrate that they truly do put people first by : Delivering intrinsic awards (comp time, bonuses, etc.).

Blue Fox + Bill.com = Clean Audits & Happy Clients

Blue Fox

From a fundraising perspective, a clean audit can demonstrate sound financial stewardship and pave the way for increased donor trust and giving. ​Raise your hand if you love being audited. Anyone? Anyone? We didn’t think so. At most companies, audit time causes anxiety and panic.

How To Put People First In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to a survey as reported in John Baldoni’s book, Lead with Purpose , more than 80 percent of those surveyed say that leaders can best demonstrate that they truly do put people first by : Delivering intrinsic awards (comp time, bonuses, etc.).