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4 Ways to Tell Your Donor, ‘You Made a Difference’

NonProfit PRO

One reason donors stop giving is that organizations never tell them how they made a difference. Here are four ways to show them their impact.

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Nominations now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Charity Village

Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) announced that nominations are now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. The Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case, established in 1979 for the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Persons Case in Canada, honour recipients annually, including at least one […] The post Nominations now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case appeared fi

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Study: 36% of Nonprofits Have Seen Funding Growth After 2022-23 Financial Upheaval

NonProfit PRO

UHY Advisors released its "2024 Not-for-Profit Trends Report," which showed trends in funding, technology adoption, and more.

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Canadian employees show uncertainty over AI adoption, new survey from Technation

Charity Village

Technation released a new study, which saw 2000 respondents surveyed on their thoughts pertaining to AI adoption in the workplace. Conflicting stances became apparent, with 57% of respondents perceiving AI as beneficial, whilst 61% believe it could be a threat. Some additional key findings were underscored, including 43% of Canadian employees having little to no knowledge […] The post Canadian employees show uncertainty over AI adoption, new survey from Technation appeared first on Charity

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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March 2024’s Most Memorable Activations

The Sponsorship Collective

And whoosh, March disappears just like that. There was so much fun along the way, such as SXSW 2024 in Austin, which is always a good time. As I did last month, and the month before that, I want to take this time to assess which activations made the largest splash in March and why.

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Cresa report unveils insights into nonprofit workplace trends

Charity Village

Cresa released the 2023 Canadian Nonprofit Benchmark Report, which highlights key trends in the nonprofit workplace amidst the current economic environment. These trends include navigating remote and hybrid work, as well as new tactics leadership teams are adopting for the future. According to the study, nonprofits are reporting that about one-third (32.1%) of employees work […] The post Cresa report unveils insights into nonprofit workplace trends appeared first on CharityVillage.

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New survey reveals current workplace biases faced by visible minorities

Charity Village

ComIT.org commissioned a new survey as part of an ongoing series of research to gauge current workplace biases, challenges, and issues faced by visible minorities. Several pivotal findings were garnered, including over half (51.40%) of recent employed immigrants state they have a Caucasian manager they consider less qualified. Moreover, 60.8% of immigrants encountered workplace microaggressions […] The post New survey reveals current workplace biases faced by visible minorities appeared fi

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Inspire Generosity with a Better Online Donation Form

sgEngage

In digital philanthropy, it has never been more important to seek out and embrace innovations, especially innovations in online donation forms. Your online giving form is the primary instrument you use to process a donation, and it’s also the key tool you use for collecting valuable information about your donors. You’re expecting a lot from your donation form.

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Jury Is Out On Philanthropy And Medical Debt

The NonProfit Times

Medical debt relief programs might not be the panacea that proponents hope, despite the good intentions behind such programs. That’s the conclusion reached by a team of researchers from the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts after completing a study in partnership with RIP Medical Debt, a New York City charity that buys and cancels medical debt.

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Information: The Better Half of IT

sgEngage

We sometimes forget that IT stands for Information Technology. As a society, we have become obsessed with the “Technology” half the tools and devices that infiltrate our lives—and with producing, updating, and controlling these devices. But information is the fuel that drives any technology machine: it is what our devices collect, store, synthesize, and distribute.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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New Data: Foundation Portfolios Gained $230 Billion

The NonProfit Times

U.S. foundation portfolios grew more than 17%, or $230 billion, during the period covering all of 2023 (11% growth) and the first quarter of this year (6% growth) to reach a record high of $1.55 trillion. The asset growth of the past 15 months caps a five-year period during which foundation portfolios grew by more than 50% ($550 billion) from the $1 trillion they had on hand at the start of 2019, according to new data compiled by research outfit FoundationMark in Lewes, Delaware.

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How can you better position your organization for funding?

Big Duck

Discover real examples and key strategies about how to position your organization for funding and grant writing success.

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Healthcare Systems Dangerously Mixing Data Access

The NonProfit Times

A surprising number of hospitals appear to be neglecting cyber and physical security (CPS) upgrades necessary to protect patient privacy as well as the internet-connected medical equipment that runs on their networks. Failure to make these updates and ensure their vendors are doing the same could compromise patient care and put hospitals at risk of ransomware attacks and loss of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification.

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How to Measure Community Success

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Association leaders charged with building and managing online communities are faced with a lot of difficult decisions, from determining the right structure to creating a solid content strategy. But the most critical task on their to-do list is this: making the business case for community. It turns out that ensuring buy-in for your online community is about more than just collecting data.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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A Chance To Be A Philanthropist, Patient Or Both

The NonProfit Times

Jumping out of a plane to raise money for a hospital might not be your idea of a good time. It might even land you in the hospital or worse. Leaders of Medway Hospital Charity in Gillingham, England, where such an event held is one of several adventure challenges they have planned for this spring and summer to support expansions and upgrades at the 588-bed hospital.

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10 Best Blogging Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

An effective nonprofit blog is an indispensable marketing tool. The best blogs engage audiences by making personal connections with readers and sharing insider mission information. This guide will explore best practices for creating a blogging and content strategy that drives audience engagement, encourages donations, and makes readers feel like part of your nonprofit’s community. 1.

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Co-leadership: A path to more diverse, sustainable nonprofits? 

Candid

The concept of co-leadership is not new. But in the wake of the pandemic, the “Great Resignation,” and waves of burnout , more nonprofits may be adopting co-leadership models as they experiment with new ways of working, sharing power, centering BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) leaders, and planning for succession. Our analysis of Candid data suggests co-led nonprofits are more common than you might think.

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What Your Board of Directors Needs to Know About Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

If I had a dollar for every time I heard a fundraiser complain about their board of directors…or a board of directors complain about their fundraiser, I’d be a very rich man!

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.