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Migrating from Blackbaud Luminate CRM and Luminate Online to Salesforce

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The Rainforest Alliance is creating a more sustainable world by using social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and forest communities.

How to Apply for the Google Ad Grant in 5 Easy Steps

Whole Whale

Most grant applications for your nonprofit are long, complicated, and stress-inducing for your entire development team. Not the Google Ad Grant : Google’s grant for qualifying nonprofits give $10,000 in free in-kind advertising on Google Ads (formerly known as Google AdWords). Per month.

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Why You Should Add GivingTuesday to Your Holiday Calendar

Charity Navigator

You’re knee-deep in Thanksgiving food, debating between a hike and a Black Friday sale, bookmarking your Cyber Monday wishlist, and coordinating your Small Business Saturday excursion. 2022 is already breathing down your neck.

Continued Challenges Ahead for Direct Response Fundraisers

NonProfit PRO

Due to continued strains on the supply chain regarding paper and supplies, the nonprofit industry is going to face an unprecedented series of challenges over the coming months. Direct Response Direct-marketing Direct-response supply chain

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Nonprofit Monthly Giving Programs Don’t Market Themselves


For some time now I’ve recommended that organizations rev up their nonprofit monthly giving programs. See here and here. The value of sustainer giving is exponentially valuable. . Not only do recurring donors give more over the course of a year, they also stick with you longer.

Discussion Corner: Accounting Rules for Silent Auctions from Donated Articles?

Blue Avocado

Dear Blue Avocado, I have organized silent auctions for a nonprofit senior center for years. Donors used to drop off an item and receive a receipt from the center. The donor listed the donation and the value on this receipt, which they used for their tax purposes. But the center stopped this policy.

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Deadline THIS Friday! Sign up for the 2022 Benchmarks!


All aboard! Hoping to hop on the 2022 Benchmarks train? This Friday (December 3) is the last day to sign up to be part of the next Benchmarks journey ! And please reach out to with any questions. Read time: 2 minutes.

Bringing Hope Home in Central Florida


We last spoke with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in early February of 2020. At the time, they had 550 food distribution partners in six counties and were providing 150,000 meals per day. The nonprofit had three DipJars and everyone was feeling optimistic.

8 Easy Ideas for Safe & Healthy In-Person Events

Greater Giving

As charitable donors grow eager to return to in-person events, our nonprofit clients have been asking us how to provide those exciting live fundraiser experiences while keeping everyone safe and comfortable.

How Investing In Ongoing Nonprofit Professional Development Keeps Fundraisers On The Ball And Ahead Of The Game


What do these scenarios have in common? . An organization in London raised five times its original fundraising goal on a particular project. A fundraising professional from Texas crafted a monthly giving program from scratch.

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Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Getting Staff Buy-In for a Culture of Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Almost every good business book over the past two decades has at least one chapter devoted to company culture and making sure you have staff buy-in to the overall vision of the company. But, it's been difficult for nonprofits. Here is how you get there.

Grab Your Free Book!

Social Velocity

I have a Giving Tuesday gift for you! From now through this Wednesday, you can get the e-book version of Reinventing Social Change for FREE!

Improve Your Fundraising Knowledge

NonProfit PRO

Online fundraising is not an easy task, since there are many factors you have to be aware of in order to make it successful. That’s why we created this short quiz to help you understand what you know and what you don't about online fundraising, so you can improve your own.

How Leaders Build Trust

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

CharityVillage Connects: Post-Pandemic Fundraising and Beyond

Charity Village

In this episode, we focus on the devastating impact COVID shutdowns and restrictions had on fundraising, how nonprofits pivoted and embraced new digital tools to transform their fundraising models in record speed.

An Interview with Farra Trompeter Co-Director of Big Duck

Big Duck

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5 Ways You Can Avoid Failures in Training Programmes


A failed training wastes precious resources, time and effort, opportunity costs, etc., all leading to long-term repercussions on business goals

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Want your donors to give again and again? Have an Attitude of Gratitude. Why is an Attitude of Gratitude Important? When you sincerely and regularly thank your donors for their gifts, they feel appreciated and connected to your cause beyond the single gift. And they’ll continue to give indefinitely. What’s an Attitude of Gratitude? Smart…