How and Why Nonprofits Need to Think Differently

NonProfit Hub

Part of how we do this is with our Starting a Nonprofit class , offered each quarter, for folks who think (or know) that a nonprofit is the best way to help a cause they care about. They’re helping me think differently!

The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

Branding and marketing are as different as my birthday and Christmas. Both situations may be close, but they serve a different purpose. This will help you develop a brand personality if you haven’t already, while simultaneously getting everyone engaged and on the same wavelength.

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Help Wanted: Wildcards!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Are you someone who is burning to make a difference? We help the people who most need it, not those who can most afford it. Someone who values doing good over a whopping salary? Do you want flexibility in your job? Benetech wants to hear from you!

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The Difference between Training and Development.

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However, there is a distinct difference between their meanings and implications, which are often overlooked by a majority of professionals. Let us look at the image below to understand the difference between training and development.

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Magento 2 – how it’s different than Magento 1

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here are a few points that explain the difference between Magento 1 and Magento 2: Architecture – The team of Magento development Toronto has not just added new features but also improved various features in the previous version. The new version easily navigates all the sections of dashboard and this helps in managing the store even more efficiently. All these dashboard features will help you in monitoring and managing the business more efficiently.

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Having a solid mission statement will help you determine what type of impact you can measure. If you’re at a small nonprofit and wear a lot of different hats, make a small step to update a donor database by doing a little each day.

Magento 2 – how it’s different than Magento 1

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here are a few points that explain the difference between Magento 1 and Magento 2: Architecture – The team of Magento development Toronto has not just added new features but also improved various features in the previous version. The new version easily navigates all the sections of dashboard and this helps in managing the store even more efficiently. All these dashboard features will help you in monitoring and managing the business more efficiently.

Crowdsourcing vs Community-sourcing: What’s the difference and the opportunity?

Amy Sample Ward

This time around, my topic was Crowdsourcing vs Community-Sourcing, answering questions about the difference is and what the opportunities are for organizations looking to get connected outside their organization. Last week I presented for my second time with Nonprofit Webinars.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play – guest post by Meghan Ventura. Games can also empower players to help solve seemingly impossible scientific problems. Zynga.org ( [link] ) was created with the mission to use games to help those in need.

Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Donor trips are a different take on the “major event” fundraising concept. It’s when your nonprofit takes a “tour” of the places where its money is coming from and you get to personally thank those that are helping you live out your mission.

GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic

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GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic : To meet that need, Microsoft is making the Microsoft Local Impact Map available to nonprofits to help them share their stories in a compelling way on their websites.

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The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

We cannot be sitting on crappy chairs while we are helping the world,” Le said. “It’s It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. Help by demonstrating the necessity of your purchases and being transparent with your donors. You work for a non profit.

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact. One of the most admirable things about the people who run non-profits can also be their achilles heel: they love helping people.

Board Members: Making a Difference without Making the Ask [INFOGRAPHIC]

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There are other powerful ways that board members can help while not directly asking for money. The post Board Members: Making a Difference without Making the Ask [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The Difference Between Being Fiscally Responsible and Pinching Pennies

NonProfit Hub

We cannot be sitting on crappy chairs while we are helping the world,” Le said. “It’s It comes down to determining the difference between necessity and want. Help by demonstrating the necessity of your purchases and being transparent with your donors. You work for a non profit.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

If we're talking about a scientist in a science museum or science center, the presentation will be completely different. Thank you to the ISEN listserv for helping spark this post, via the controversy over Richard Dawkins' denigrating remarks about informal science.

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Having a solid mission statement will help you determine what type of impact you can measure. If you’re at a small nonprofit and wear a lot of different hats, make a small step to update a donor database by doing a little each day.

Institutional Blogs: Different Voices, Different Value

Museum 2.0

However, there are many different approaches to take--as there are with blogs in general. With a nod to Seventeen magazine, here's a flowquiz to help you figure out what kind of blog might be right for your museum. Nik inquired as to how I feel about museum blogs. He asked: Hey Ms.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are we actually making a difference? What are the right tools to help measure success? Earlier this month, the Ad Council hosted a webinar on the topic of social media ROI with three great social media minds to help us navigate these and other thorny online issues.

7 Tips to Help Your Organization Make the Biggest Difference for the Haiti Relief Efforts

Connection Cafe

The past 36 hours have been crucial for disaster relief organizations across the world as they reach out to supporters requesting donations, volunteers and general support for the efforts to help Haitians in need. If monthly donor gifts (or any additional gift) help your organization to prepare in advance for emergencies and ensure rapid response, make that part of the appeal. Author: Molly Brooksbank.

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The Different Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

But people have participated in completely different ways. Here are three possible explanations for this gender divide: Men and women use bathrooms differently. It makes me curious about what other techniques we could use to test differences in participatory response.

Rosie Childs: Social Media Allows Charities a Different Type of Story-Telling

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Rosie Childs: Social Media Allows Charities a Different Type of Story-Telling : n the aftermath of a double-dip recession which nationally has seen charitable giving down by 20%, charities need to be able to tell the public about the needs of others more than ever. They also need to be able to persuade them that they can and will help.

Team-Up for Textbooks: Volunteer to Help Students with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Volunteers can now help fulfill students’ book requests faster during periods of peak demand by joining Benetech’s newest volunteer initiative: Team-Up for Textbooks. The new school year is in full swing, yet across the U.S.,

What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention.

5 Best Gadgets To Help You Fight Stress

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Luckily, there are a host of great gadgets out there designed to help you deal with stress in a natural and healthy way. We’ve taken a look at some of the top options on the market, and have all the information you need on the best gadgets to help you fight stress. Stress is no joke.

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Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

What actions can we, as individuals, take to help advance the empowerment of women & girls? . Here are some ways we can continue to make a difference. We can offer our help. And we can commit to support others on their respective journeys, and gratefully accept help on ours!

3 Ways AI & IoT Help The Construction Industry Work Faster

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

With the help of AI, the construction industry will have the ability to enable various services such as predictive maintenance, which would then increase the value of IoT technology. Here are some of the ways AI and IoT help the construction industry work faster. . This could help in saving time and money. . With the help of smart robotics, contractors can now build homes in just a matter of hours.

Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

But the reality is that in many nonprofit organizations, different teams and departments do not have a shared mental model for a culture of philanthropy. Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy.

How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

NonProfit Hub

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. I want to share it with you today in hopes that it will also help you as you run into those inevitable moments.

The Difference Between Success And Failure Is GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The difference between success and failure is grit ,” says Dr. Paul G. Readers who complete this five-minute survey receive a comprehensive report, including scores, descriptions, graphs, and tips, to help them understand where they are now, and what steps to take to move towards Optimal GRIT.

How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

What is different for those people that our grants support?” our journey to tracking outcomes and results began and we started to ask ourselves tough questions like: Who is different because of our grants and what is different for them?

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio

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Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio : Seventeen West Virginia Office of Technology employees are working long hours in Louisiana lending an IT helping hand following what Hurricane Isaac left behind. They are helping intake centers distribute food stamp cards," she said.

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

And we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us keep websites in tip-top shape—whether it’s for a scheduled tune-up or major maintenance. Here’s a roundup of a few of the best resources to help manage your nonprofit website: Down for Everyone, or Just Me? .

How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

Personas will help you identify how to communicate with each segment of your audience. There are lots of different ways to identify personas, but we suggest keeping it simple if you’re just starting out and definitely keeping your goals in mind.

Leveraging Online Tools to Help Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

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It’s a sad truth, but donors are less interested in hearing about a non-profit’s programs or cause: they want to know whether their support, whether monetary or in the form of time and talent, is making a serious difference.

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How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

And so when they want to make a difference, many think not just of donating their time or their money, but their networks. The most radical force for change is the same thing today that it’s always been—a person.

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4 Ways Data and Analytics Can Help Nonprofits Achieve Positive ROI

Connection Cafe

One of the core reasons I love data analytics in the world of fundraising is that it can drive us to achieve positive ROI and help us to determine an appropriate return on investment for our organization.

You Can Help Us Strengthen the Social Safety Net!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

What if every person in need had access to the help they needed? Every day in every community, there are people who need help. the social safety net is effectively invisible to the people who urgently need help. If we can make it easier for people in need, or the agencies trying to help them, to find accurate information on social services, we’ll have delivered amazing impact. Service providers struggle to help clients meet complex needs.

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9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

We call this social love , and it makes a huge difference in cultivating your influencers into ambassadors. So, consider the ways social media can help you get the attention of elected officials.

The Difference Between A Mission And A Vision

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's a good definition of the difference between a mission and a vision by leadership book authors George Bradt, Jayme A. It helps define areas where the organization needs to be best in class and helps keep everyone aware of the essence of the company.

A Different Story of Thanksgiving: The Repatriation Journey of Glenbow Museum and the Blackfoot Nations

Museum 2.0

Traditionally, museums saw the bundles as important artifacts for researchers and the province, helping preserve and tell stories of the First Nations. The Blackfoot people saw it differently. They were sacred beings, held in trust by different keepers over time.

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The workshop used design-thinking based on Luma methodology to help participants develop a communications strategy for measuring impact. The process took participants through an assessment of the problems facing them, collective brainstorming, and prototyping. Help!

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