Mon.Dec 04, 2023

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Leadership’s Biggest Perk—Giving Others a Boost

.orgSource

Scoring a big strategic win is exciting. Although there may be many others involved, the person in charge becomes the face of success. That’s one of the perks of leadership. Helping others to rise can be even more rewarding. Encouraging a colleague to shoot for that sought-after certification, offering advice on an important project, or simply inspiring the confidence to see future potential, are the less visible activities that make leadership meaningful.

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3 Tips to Make Sure Your Nonprofit’s Tech Is Up to the Task — Even In a Crisis

NonProfit PRO

Of course, every nonprofit wants to be able to answer the call to fulfill its mission no matter the circumstances. This is especially true in dire situations. Here are three tips to make sure your nonprofit's technology is up for the task.

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[Webinar] Social Media Strategy for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2024 Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (2 hours) Cost: $30 (USD) Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good Customized for small nonprofits with limited time and financial resources, this two-hour webinar demonstrates how to create and maintain a successful social media strategy. With an honest examination of the benefits and drawbacks of using LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Threads for your nonprofit, attendees will learn current best practices

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2023 Unsung Hero: Hillary Alford

NonProfit PRO

There are so many people who contribute to a nonprofit’s success, but some of the biggest pieces of that puzzle may go unrecognized for their work. This year, NonProfit PRO is highlighting the efforts of Hillary Alford with the Unsung Hero Award.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

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

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention. Join us for this data-driven session with two thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa, for the tools to tackle and reverse the cu

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Does Your Nonprofit Website Need a Privacy Policy?

Wild Apricot

Do you have a nonprofit privacy policy? If not, here's why you need to set one up today.

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2023 Nonprofit Professionals of the Year Awards

NonProfit PRO

Each year, we ask you to nominate your top picks for our NonProfit Professionals of the Year Awards — and you never disappoint. This year’s winners have addressed food insecurity, pushed for better healthcare for children, expanded civic participation and so much more. Here are the winners.

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2023 Rising Star: William Jackson

NonProfit PRO

To not only succeed but excel in a new role is a challenging feat. This year’s NonProfit PRO Rising Star Award recognizes William Jackson, membership coordinator at New Georgia Project Action Fund, who has proven he is up for the challenge.

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The Bloomerang Best: Top 9 Podcast Episodes to Fuel Your Fundraising

Bloomerang

Welcome to the Bloomerang Best, your go-to playlist featuring the top 9 must-listen podcasts handpicked for you. Each episode is packed with insights , strategies, and real-life experiences designed to help you flourish in your fundraising endeavors. Dive in as our experts share their top tips and secrets that have consistently won the day in the nonprofit world.

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2023 Nonprofit Professional of the Year: Erin McAleer

NonProfit PRO

Erin McAleer wants to ensure everyone in her state has access to food. Her dedication to the organization’s mission and efforts to eliminate hunger one Massachusetts resident at a time has earned McAleer NonProfit PRO’s 2023 NonProfit Professional of the Year Award.

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Secure Your Supporters’ Trust: Mastering Privacy-Compliant Fundraising

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Secure Your Supporters’ Trust: Mastering Privacy-Compliant Fundraising In an age where every click, like, and share is meticulously tracked, the landscape of digital fundraising is evolving rapidly. As we step into the new era of data consciousness, organizations face a pivotal challenge: balancing effective fundraising strategies with the stringent demands of privacy compliance.

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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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2023 Lifetime Achievement: Teri Nestel

NonProfit PRO

It takes a combination of determination, skill, passion and compassion to leave an indelible mark on an organization. This year’s winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Teri Nestel, president and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, embodies just that.

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A Practical AI Path for Nonprofits

John Kenyon

In my work helping philanthropic and nonprofit organizations consider how to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools into their work, a pathway for good outcomes is emerging. It starts with Foundational Elements (for some this means dusting these off): – Strategic Plan that includes Technology – even better if there is a detailed Technology Plan – Stating Values, often part of having articulated Mission/Vision/Values – Actively working to improve Diversity, Equity, I

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2023 Fundraiser of the Year: Kristi Nelson

NonProfit PRO

It takes a lot of time, effort and dedication to lead an organization through difficult times and toward a greater future. Kristi Nelson, chief philanthropy officer at Childhaven, embodies all of this, and as a result was named the recipient of NonProfit PRO’s 2023 Fundraiser of the Year Award.

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Bloomerang Volunteer: General Reporting

Bloomerang

How will you measure volunteer impact in 2024? As we close out 2023, you probably have some view into the impact your volunteers made, including how much time they worked and other basic information to share with others in your organization. But do you really know the true impact of your volunteers? Have you set goals for 2024 using your volunteer data?

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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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Material Unveils Nationwide Segmentation of Charitable Donors

NonProfit PRO

Material announced the results of a new nationwide donor segmentation study, dividing the donor population into five distinct “types.

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Qgiv’s Giving Tuesday 2023 Results Reveal Steadfast Generosity

Qgiv

The amount of money raised on Giving Tuesday on the Qgiv platform increased 13% compared to 2022! The 19,000+ changemakers using Qgiv showed up in an incredible way, proving that this generosity-driven holiday continues to be a successful fundraising day for nonprofits. By the numbers… The average donation amount increased 25%. The largest donation made was $30,000.

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Blackbaud Releases Prospect Insights Pro for Raiser’s Edge NXT

NonProfit PRO

Blackbaud announced Prospect Insights Pro, which will give fundraisers access to more AI-driven insights to support planned and major gift fundraising.

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The Psychology of Donating to Nonprofits: 5 Main Motivators of Donor Behavior

DonorPerfect

Contributed by Samantha Ste Marie, Marketing Specialist at Givecloud Giving is intricately tied to human behavior, extending beyond mere altruism. Understanding these behavioral subtleties is not just important; it forms the very foundation that strengthens the connection between nonprofits and their supporters, laying the groundwork for building a loyal community of donors.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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SaaS LMS: Top 5 Platforms and Key Insights

Gyrus

Read this if you are planning on investing in a SaaS LMS platform – this article provides a list of top 5 SaaS LMS platforms to help you make a more informed decision.

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Fundraising for more research and new therapies

Big Duck

The post Fundraising for more research and new therapies appeared first on Big Duck.

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Redefining Engagement: 3 Ways to Measure Community Vibrancy

Forj

When you ask association members to describe a vibrant online community, they often use the first person.

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4 Game-Changing Crowdfunding Advantages for Nonprofits

Achieve

Your nonprofit tackles several fundraising efforts each year with the same threefold goal—to increase donations, unite supporters, and raise awareness for your cause. Sometimes a fundraiser will hit every objective, but in other cases, only one or two of these goals may be met. If you’re looking for a reliable way to gather support and expand your organization’s reach, crowdfunding is a tried and true solution.

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Donor Engagement Guide: 8 Key Steps to Better Retain and Engage Donors

Are your donors your biggest fans, or are you lacking donor loyalty? The truth is, your donors have expectations of what their relationship with your organization should look like. This ebook will help you learn how to live up to those expectations!

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Bloomerang Volunteer: November Product Enhancements

Bloomerang

See how Bloomerang can help you better measure volunteer impact in 2024 As we close out 2023, you probably have some view into the impact your volunteers have made, including how much time volunteers have worked and other basic information to share with others in your organization. To help you streamline your end-of-year reporting, make more intelligent decisions, and support grant submissions, we have some exciting new features that will give you a better view into your volunteer’s impact.

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