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National Resource Teams: Top 5 Reasons the Field Hates Them and What to Do About It

NonProfit PRO

Understanding the sources of conflict between the field and national resource teams can help diminish the friction that often exists. Here are some tools to help enable thoughtful management and coordination.

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Google Alerts for Your Nonprofit: Why You Need Them and How to Set Them Up

Bloomerang

You’ve got donors, supporters, and potential supporters out in your community and beyond. If they’re talking about your nonprofit, you probably want to know what they’re saying, right? That’s great in theory, but how do you go about doing that? Do you have the time or resources to find out what people are saying? If you’re like most nonprofit professionals, you’re too busy focusing on your day-to-day tasks to search the internet for mentions of your nonprofit.

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2023 McGuffin Grant Applications Now Open

NonProfit PRO

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 McGuffin Grant, created by Chicago-based marketing and advertising agency McGuffin Creative Group, to help a 501(c)(3) nonprofit further its mission with $30,000 in creative services.

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Philanthropy’s response to the Turkey and Syria earthquake 

Candid

The earthquakes on February 6 that devastated southern Turkey and northern Syria have left an estimated 54,000 people dead. The disaster also displaced over 1.9 million Turks in temporary shelters and left more than 500,000 Syrians homeless, according to the United Nations. An estimated 2.2 million people in Turkey have fled the earthquake zone, creating even greater humanitarian hardships in a region already affected by hyperinflation, civil war, and political tensions.

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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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Making Your Nonprofit’s Donation Page Accessible to All

Donorbox

Did you know that less than 2% of the world’s top websites can be considered fully accessible? This means that individuals with disabilities – an estimated 1.3 billion people around the world – are often barred from accessing important information and resources found on these websites. Nonprofit organizations are among those that can benefit most […] The post Making Your Nonprofit’s Donation Page Accessible to All appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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Your Best Fundraising Era Yet: What Your Nonprofit Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s Marketing Strategy

Bloomerang

Millions of people around the world followed Taylor Swift’s promotional campaign for her Midnights album—a feat that proves she knows what she’s doing when it comes to marketing. You may not have the same amount of time, money, or resources at your disposal, but you can still implement some of her marketing strategies when planning your fundraising campaign.

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AI in Grantmaking: Taking Careful Steps Toward the Future

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By now you’ve likely seen or heard about artificial intelligence (AI), and the predictions that it’s going to upend everything we do. Maybe you’ve even played around with ChatGPT or some other AI language tool. Maybe your organization even uses some early AI for administrative tasks, like a chatbot for questions. I tried ChatGPT and can tell you it writes wonderful haikus, crafted a pretty decent Valentine’s Day message for my sweetheart, and correctly predicted many of the matchups in my collea

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How you can find a good story

Hands on Fundraising

How do you find a good story? If your organization wants to communicate well with donors – in a way that moves them to feel connected to your mission – you’ll need stories. Stories are how we relate… and have been forever. It’s a human thing. Consider Neanderthal cave art. Even before we were Homo […] The post How you can find a good story appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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Trends in Grantmaking: Achieving Lasting Impact Through Trust-Based Philanthropy

sgEngage

Trust must be earned. “Earning” denotes work. And that work can come in a variety of forms: work by your grantee to fill out long applications with questions about programs, finances, staff, sustainability, and internal controls that get read and then filed. Or it can be your research and conversations to confirm the dedication to a shared mission. While there will always be a baseline of information needed to make sure your grant funds are stewarded well, the best place to start is with trust.

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Seeking a Sponsor for Your Nonprofit Event or Program: A Q&A With Mariah Monique

Bloomerang

In this post, we speak with Mariah Monique, a sponsorship strategy coach and educator. Looking for a sponsorship or new source of funding this year? Keep reading to find out what advice she has for you. You describe yourself as a sponsorship strategy coach. As a coach, how do you support nonprofit professionals? As a sponsorship strategy coach and educator, I help nonprofit professionals position and package their events so that they can reduce their out of pocket costs, increase their income, a

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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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How to Reach Lapsed Donors

DonorPerfect

Establishing a community of loyal donors can offer nonprofits security and stability, allowing for longer-term budgeting and strategic planning. What motivates some donors to stick around, and why do others stop supporting your mission after a gift or two? By connecting with lapsed donors – or donors who haven’t given in a while – you Read More » The post How to Reach Lapsed Donors appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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How Your Board Can Care for Donors

Bloomerang

The post How Your Board Can Care for Donors appeared first on Bloomerang.

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Attracting and Retaining Millennial and Gen-Z Donors

Greater Giving

Engaging the next generation of donors, including Millenial and Gen-Z Donors, requires understanding their values and preferences. Here are some strategies for attracting and retaining these younger supporters: Use social media to connect and engage Undeniably, social media is a powerful tool for reaching out to Millenial and Gen-Z Donors. These generations are tech-savvy and spend a lot of time on social media platforms.

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The Buyers Guide to Volunteer Management Software

Bloomerang

The post The Buyers Guide to Volunteer Management Software appeared first on Bloomerang.

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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.

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Habitat for Humanity – Learn More

Bloomerang

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