Know When the Development Office Has It Wrong

NonProfit PRO

The development function of many nonprofits has been lacking for some time, and there are two reasons why. Analytics Major Gifts Staffing & Human Resources Development Donors

The Importance of Development Officers

NonProfit PRO

You cannot generate a consistent flow of dollars without an experienced and dynamic resource development staff. Unfortunately, for many of us in the profession, keeping qualified and trained development officers is easier said than done.


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Developing a Successful Website with Growth-Driven Design


Web DevelopmentBuilding a website can be costly, time-consuming, and a major strain on your organization's resources. However, there's no question that a well-designed website is an essential asset for your growing nonprofit.

Developing Board Time, Talent, Treasure — and Tradition

NonProfit PRO

In your experience, have you dealt with board volunteers that have contributed the right combination of time, talent and treasure needed? Do board members in your organization understand their roles and responsibility to assist their nonprofit generally and with fundraising specifically? Board

The Seven Dimensions Of Career Development

Eric Jacobsen Blog

employees report being at least somewhat likely to leave their current employer for another with a reputation for investing in employee learning and development, according to a Harris Polls study and as called out in the new book, Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development.

Three benefits of developing thought leadership content at your association

Nimble AMS

Follow our guide to develop quality thought leadership content at your association to reach both members and non-members within your industry. The benefits of developing thought leadership content ?. Develop insightful thought leadership content.

Force Multiplier Podcast Episode 3: Workforce Development

Saleforce Nonprofit

But one reason that isn’t talked about, debated, and headlined like the others is workforce development. Goodwill has a 94% brand awareness — but not everyone is aware of the efforts the company is taking toward workforce development.

Setting The Tone: The Impact of Music Choice in Video Development

Association TV

cue in evil laughter* But seriously, music can be a critical component in developing the tone of your videos. Why do people love to meticulously create curated playlists for events, for their day or for a certain mood?

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White development colleagues, we need to talk about fundraiser fragility

Nonprofit AF

Donor Relations Funder Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion development funder fragility fundraiser fragility fundraisingHi everyone. This post today will likely ruffle some feathers. I only ask that you read it with an open.

Why Ongoing Professional Development Is Essential For The Nonprofit Community


Nonprofit professionals and the organizations that depend on them understand the importance of investing in ongoing professional development. That’s where ongoing professional development for fundraisers and nonprofit leaders comes in. I constantly do professional development programs.

How To Develop Proactive Change Management

NonProfit PRO

Poorly managed change in the work environment leads to burnout, disengagement within the team, and a culture of cynicism around change in general. While change is inevitable, we can minimize frustrations surrounding change by effectively planning for and managing the change.

Watch Now: Nonprofit Fund Development Planning Done Right

NonProfit PRO

Fund Development expert Kristin Raack, CFRE, GPC, demonstrates how going through a thoughtful planning process results in a stronger plan (and a more sustainable organization!).

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Develop Deep Donor Relationships With These Cultivation Tactics

NonProfit PRO

Cultivation — deepening donor relationships — is absolutely essential to nonprofit fundraising to fulfill its potential. To reduce churn among your donors, here are a few tips to help improve your cultivation tactics. Donor Relationship Management Cultivation Donor relationships

9 questions to help you develop an equity mindset

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the anti-transgender laws in Texas, the “don’t say gay” bill in Florida, the. Data Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

7 Ideas Worth Stealing from For-Profit Professional Development Brands

WBT Systems

This week, we’re looking at news in the for-profit professional development market. Some of these companies might be your competition—it’s always good to know what they’re up to. But mostly we’re highlighting

[Client Experience] Invest in Kids: Development Behind-the-Scenes


Krista Mortensen, Development Manager at Invest in Kids, a Denver based nonprofit with the mission for supporting the well-being of kids through a wide spectrum of initiatives and programs. Krista Mortensen, Development Manager @ Invest in Kids.

When Looking to Diversify Your Development Office, Widen Your Lens


But if you want to diversify your development office, or even just start the conversation, here are a few relatively simple suggestions to consider. Be intentional about creating equity in every function in your development office. Focus on Professional Development.

Nonprofit Development Staff Turnover: Is It a Crisis or an Old Paradigm We Need to Change?

NonProfit PRO

This is especially troublesome when it comes to our development staff as we tend to send them out to create relationships with key donors on behalf of our organizations. For as long as I can remember, people have been concerned with the high rate of employee turnover in the nonprofit industry.

My Tools: Development

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Since I am a web developer, the core of my development workflow is, for sure, a browser. IRC and Pastebin rock my world for getting help in troubleshooting problems, and IRC is great just for chilling with other developers. Consulting Development Technology Zen Software webBut not just one browser, or any browser. Several. Chrome has become my everyday browser, although Firefox is making its way back into my heart, now that Firefox 4 is so lean and zippy.

Are you developing technology tools in your organization?


Take the Nonprofit Technology Development Survey today ! The post Are you developing technology tools in your organization? If so, we want to hear about it!


3 Steps to Write a Stellar Nonprofit Development Plan


As you conduct daily operations at your nonprofit, you’ll find that getting your nonprofit’s development strategy right is one of the most important pieces of the nonprofit management process. This means that you’ll have to take a look at crafting a foolproof development plan.

How to Develop a Personalized Nonprofit Email Strategy


The post How to Develop a Personalized Nonprofit Email Strategy appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. Year after year, nonprofits lose an average of 55% of their donors.

[VIDEO] The Board’s Role in Fundraising & Resource Development


We are here to talk about the board’s role in fundraising and resource development, one of my favorite topics, and we got one of my favorite people also here to talk about it. So, again, it’s board roles and fundraising and resource development.

Roles 101

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 210: Building Connections Between Finance & Development


In today’s episode, you’ll hear some ideas from Mary Aquino of Blackbaud University about how finance and development can build connections and better work together to support the mission. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Why collaboration between finance and development is important.

Empowering Innovation and Creative Thinking in Remote and Hybrid Teams Through Bite-Sized Professional Development


The post Empowering Innovation and Creative Thinking in Remote and Hybrid Teams Through Bite-Sized Professional Development appeared first on Bloomerang

How nonprofits can successfully develop a diverse workforce

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofits that focus on being diverse and inclusive recruit exceptional employees, improve their knowledge of customer needs, develop innovative strategies to address social issues, have enhanced decision making, and improve employee satisfaction. Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

Senior Salesforce Developer in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

The Senior Salesforce Developer will be a lead technical resource on the Salesforce implementation team. The Senior Salesforce Developer will code using Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning, including developing Apex triggers from scratch. The post Senior Salesforce Developer in the USA or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good.

Furthering Your Nonprofit Career: 3 Tips for Development


As a professional in the nonprofit sector, you can absolutely still work to be the best you can be, developing your personal and professional skills and advancing your career along the way. Use the tips in this guide to continue developing your skills as a nonprofit professional.

5 Steps to Start Developing a New Technology Plan for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

As a nonprofit professional, you probably recognize the need for a solid technology foundation and strategy. But maybe you aren’t quite sure how to take the next steps for your organization. Software/Technology Strategic Planning

5 Ideas for Developing More Inclusive Volunteer Management


For instance, you should be able to develop a standout onboarding process that anyone can navigate. In turn, you’ll be able to develop lasting relationships, resulting in a more significant lifetime value of volunteers year-over-year.

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Developing A Strategy That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller


There are several skills you need to develop to be an effective nonprofit storyteller. The post Developing A Strategy That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller appeared first on Bloomerang.

Checklist For Identifying And Developing Emerging Talent

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. Developing Talent Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management H. From the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H.

3 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Annual Plan

NonProfit PRO

Annual Campaigns Board Staffing & Human Resources Annual plan Board involvement Development Development plan Nonprofit development StaffingA lot of factors go into what a nonprofit can fundraise each year, but there’s no better place to start than with your annual plan. .

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How iGaming Software Developers Support Responsible Gaming

Find the free stuff

Supporting responsible gambling is a crucial part of the duties of Software developers. In order words, while every developer’s dream is to have millions of bettors playing the games they roll out, it is also their goal to make sure that.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk


Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to encourage their Development Director to take meetings with major donors. . But our head of development is super resistant and will rarely go out and meet people.

Developing The Creative Skills That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller


The post Developing The Creative Skills That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller appeared first on Bloomerang.

How to Convince Members They Have Time for Professional Development

WBT Systems

How to Convince Members They Have Time for Professional Development. Read more about How to Convince Members They Have Time for Professional Development

Nonprofit Professional Development: 4 Tips to Get Started

Donor Search

While large corporations often offer structured learning opportunities that their employees can take advantage of in order to continue developing in their careers, nonprofits often don’t have the budget or flexibility to invest in such programs.

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91 Nonprofit Industry Conferences + Professional Development Opportunities in 2021

Top Nonprofits

But now that we are all well-versed in the technology that allows us to learn and connect from wherever we are, the question remains: What conferences or professional development opportunities are scheduled in the nonprofit sector for the rest of this calendar year.

EveryAction Development: Make Your Fundraising Tools Work For You


With EveryAction Development, we’ve made it truly simple to manage your donors in one, unified platform, giving you more time to focus on your organization’s mission, raise more money, and operate more efficiently. Recently, I caught up with Melissa Wyers, Executive Director of EveryAction, to chat all things EveryAction Development. What is EveryAction Development? EveryAction Development is what nonprofits have wanted but didn’t think was possible.

Developing a Tactical Fundraising Calendar for Your Organization

The Fundraising Authority

If a donor is constantly receiving direct mail solicitations, e-mail asks, fundraising event invitations, as well as visits from your development director , he or she is going to feel overwhelmed and put-off. Use the answers to these questions to develop a written tactical calendar for your fundraising team. Photo Credit: Yandle The post Developing a Tactical Fundraising Calendar for Your Organization first appeared on The Fundraising Authority.

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

One such way is through professional development programs. . These programs help your staff members develop skills that can be applied at your organization for more efficient processes and a productive work environment. . Understand why development is important. .

PHP Web Development Trends

Find the free stuff

Nowadays PHP is the most admired programing language for web development. It is fast, scalable, easy to use, provides a variety of development tools, and allows building web apps with the top-notch and latest features. Major online businesses such as Wikipedia, Facebook, Tumblr, WordPress, MailChimp, Flickr, and many others use PHP for the development of their. The post PHP Web Development Trends appeared first on