Tue.May 04, 2021

Finding Stability in the ContinuousNext

.orgSource

Remember the good old days? Once every three years, you gathered the board and staff in a conference room with baked goods, a lot of caffeine, and a facilitator. They produced what was euphemistically called a strategic plan. Often this document had more in common with a laundry list than strategy.

Tag, You're It! Taking Your Digital Transformation To The Next Level

Association TV

We’ve come to the end of this series, where I slowly but surely, give you tools and insights that you can implement to bring your association into the future. But, since it’s been a while, I’ll sum up the major points.

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Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform

360 Factors

-->. Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform. Press Release. Live Broadcast Starts: Home / Press Releases / Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform. AUSTIN, TX | May 4, 2021 – 360factors, Inc.

The Core of Any Good Nonprofit Story – Struggle and Overcoming

Bloomerang

Imagine a story where someone was born, everything went perfectly from beginning to end, and then the story was over. Where is the intrigue? Where is the interest? Where is the excitement? Where is the lesson learned? Where is the transformation?

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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.

How to Create a Volunteer Handbook Your Volunteers Will Use

Get Fully Funded

If your organization relies on volunteers, even just a little, you need a volunteer handbook that spells out expectations, policies, and procedures. A volunteer handbook gives volunteers the information they need about the organization and its mission, and answers any common questions they may have.

[WEBINAR] How to Build An Online Community With Social Media In Uncertain Times

CauseVox

Learn how to adjust your social media marketing strategy for your nonprofit after a tumultuous year! The COVID-19 pandemic, a polarizing political climate, and overwhelming calls for racial justice have upended the entire nonprofit landscape. It is no longer business as usual.

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Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know. Social media is essential to the livelihood of any organization, big or small.

Friend, teacher, fire-brand: Simone Joyaux has died

Hands on Fundraising

Simone Joyaux has left us. Her spirit never will. I knew of Simone for many, many years before I had the pleasure to meet her in person. Her website is a treasure trove for anyone trying to better understand the role of boards and fundraising.

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Bright Idea: Hybrid Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser

Qgiv

Who they are. For more than 60 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.

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Know Your Numbers in Sponsorship 

The Sponsorship Collective

Over the years, I’ve talked with enough sponsorship seekers to know that almost all my clients are very busy people. Many of them don’t do sponsorship as a full-time gig. They have a nine-to-five job that drains them of their time and creative energies.

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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.

Could a Recurring Giving Program Solve All Your Problems?

Qgiv

Laura Kruisenga, COO with Kennari Consulting , works with clients to build their annual fundraising programs with a particular focus on events, communications, and staffing.

A Nonprofit’s eGuide: 11 Tips to Plan Successful Hybrid Events

NonProfit PRO

As nonprofits become more accustomed to virtual events and donors continue to participate and donate online, learn how to keep up virtual momentum and engage in multiple ways with these dual audiences and raise more with FrontStream’s free eGuide, “11 Tips to Plan Successful Hybrid Events

Customer Story: The Autism Society of Minnesota Raises Over $25k For Their Virtual Event With CauseVox

CauseVox

Friends, I’ve been excited to write this post for you for quite a while. As part of the education team at CauseVox I love helping nonprofits improve their fundraising, but I don’t often get to do it myself.

Attracting Engagement vs. Being Engaged

Joy of Membership

Engagement is not a foreign topic to most of us who are in the business of growing membership. It’s likely that your organization talks about engagement quite often. I recently did a search for “association engagement” jobs in the United States and came up with 7,025 results on Indeed.com.

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.

Daughters of the American Revolution’s Commemorative Scarf Campaign Yields Edge Direct a 2020 Gold MAXI Award

NonProfit PRO

In the spring of the 2019, the historic Banquet Hall at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Center in Washington, D.C., desperately needed renovation to remain a useful and valuable event space. Awards Direct Mail Daughters of the American Revolution Edge Direct

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5 Ways to Build Meaningful Board Engagement

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit work may be the one arena where you’re expected to inspire your bosses as well as provide them with ways to serve and hold them accountable. It’s a tricky business.

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Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

It’s go time: Reinforce your donor’s decision to give by reminding them of the impact their support. Include a short but strong statement about how a donor’s support matters. This is also a perfect opportunity to nudge your donors to act now by underscoring the sense of urgency.

Book Review: The Surprising Gift of Doubt by Marc A. Pitman

Top Nonprofits

Maybe I never really gave it any thought before, but once I began reading Marc A.

6 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Media Engagement

Network for Good

It was incredibly important to organizations looking to grow their engagement with donors pre-March 2020, but we know that now, engaging over social media is more important than ever.

Candid’s year of systems integration

Candid

Combining the operations of two established organizations takes a lot of work. For Candid, much of that effort occurred behind the scenes.

Calls to Action that Get Results

Network for Good

It’s go time: Reinforce your donor’s decision to give by reminding them of the impact their support. Include a short but strong statement about how a donor’s support matters. This is also a perfect opportunity to nudge your donors to act now by underscoring the sense of urgency.

Givinga Selected as Finalist of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Givinga

Philantech® cloud technology, a fintech solution that unlocks the full potential of charitable giving, honored as part of the 5th annual awards that reflect innovation for good.

6 Tips for Maximizing Your Social Media Engagement

Network for Good

It was incredibly important to organizations looking to grow their engagement with donors pre-March 2020, but we know that now, engaging over social media is more important than ever.

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Announces Partnership with Qgiv Digital Fundraising Platform

Qgiv

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (the Consortium) and Qgiv are partnering together to help education foundations throughout the state of Florida!

Web Accessibility: 6 Tips to Pass the Specialist Exam

Velir

With accessibility lawsuits in the news— like one against Dominos — more companies are recognizing the importance of serving the almost 20% of the people living with disabilities in the U.S. As a result, specialists who identify and fix website accessibility violations are in demand. Technical

Four Leadership Books To Read This Summer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Searching for good leadership books to read this summer? I recommend these: Book List Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Summer Reading