Mon.Sep 25, 2023

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Get More Out of AI, Start Chatting


You’ve probably had a conversation with the bot twins, ChatGPT and Bard. Actually, they are triplets because Microsoft has a bot named Bing, who receives less attention. (Check Bing out. I like the fact that the source documents are always provided.) Maybe you’ve already experimented using generative AI to create content such as outlines, agendas, or even articles.

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An Overview of Today’s Nonprofit Technology Marketplace

NonProfit PRO

The nonprofit technology marketplace is growing and evolving, which can make it challenging to keep up with what’s available. So, let’s look at an overview of today’s nonprofit technology marketplace.

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Here’s Why Nonprofits Serving Girls And Youth Should Meet Donors Where They Are While Still Modernizing Their Mission


Benjamin Franklin Had long hair, Alexander Hamilton wore a wig, and Judith Gordon Low stopped wearing pearls: What pronouns did they use? “I don’t give to people who can’t even tell if they’re boys or girls,” an irate long-time donor said before slamming down the phone. As a feminist using she/her pronouns and serving in various capacities for organizations that work with girls and gender nonbinary youth , my first instinct was—and still is—to angrily call the donor back, yell, then hang up on

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Ditch the Donor Pyramid for the Loyalty Loop

NonProfit PRO

The donor pyramid and donor funnel have long been the ultimate fundraising strategy. Though the nonprofit sector may desire a better method, these relied upon tactics are still used today. Here’s a look at what another method, the loyalty loop, entails.

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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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Hybrid Learning vs. Blended Learning: Difference and Importance


Dive deep into the distinctions between hybrid and blended learning. Understand their benefits and challenges, and find out which approach aligns best with your educational needs.

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Charity Navigator Announces Methodology Update, Enhances Nonprofit Evaluations

NonProfit PRO

Charity Navigator announced its Fall Ratings Methodology Update that will give donors a more holistic and nuanced view of nonprofit effectiveness. With the inclusion of new data, Charity Navigator has now rated a total of 209,503 charities, the most in the organization's history.

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New Global Climate Restoration Fund Announces First Grant Cycle

NonProfit PRO

The new Climate Intervention Environmental Impact Fund (CIEIF) began operations Sept. 6, with the goal of helping kickstart new approaches to restoring Earth’s climate in the face of rapid deterioration. CIEIF is taking applications through Nov. 1 for three awards of $50,000 each.

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10 Tips for Better Grant Management Processes


While grant funding may not require the continual stewardship efforts and nurturing of traditional donor-led funding, it often presents its own challenges: extensive reporting mandates, a list of requirements to qualify for funding, and the possibility of mission creep to meet those requirements. Whether you are thinking about applying for your first grant or your organization manages several grants each year, it’s important to have clear processes to meet those mandates and avoid straying outsi

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AGCO Agriculture Foundation Launches Call for Applications for Grant

NonProfit PRO

AGCO Agriculture Foundation announced the launch of its refined Call for Applications for Grant 2023 for the advancement of quality education, research, and innovation in agriculture. The Foundation invites nonprofits and institutions registered as charitable or nonprofit organizations to apply for grant funding.

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Tips and tricks for dealing with bizsplaining trolls who think nonprofits are inferior to for-profits

Nonprofit AF

[An adorable little ferret, with tannish/brownish coat, crouching on a tree stump. They look inquisitive. Image by ambquinn on Pixabay] Hi everyone, a quick note before we get started.

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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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Veris Wealth Partners Publishes Report on Investing In Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

NonProfit PRO

Veris Wealth Partners released a report on multi-asset-class investing in support of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Veris also detailed an original DEIB framework the firm has developed and implemented for use in its selection of third-party asset managers.

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[Webinar] Design for Engagement: Explore CauseVox’s New Site Editor


Your fundraising site’s design is more than just aesthetics—it’s the gateway to effective fundraising. A strategically branded and story-focused fundraising site can transform a simple visitor into a lifelong passionate donor. In fact, 76% of donors are more likely to donate on a page or site that reflects a compelling brand identity. Join us for an exciting webinar to explore how to craft custom, stunning fundraising pages and websites that compel your supporters to take action!

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A Practical Process Guide to Getting and Keeping Your Volunteers

Blue Avocado

This comprehensive guide provides some best practices to effectively manage your volunteers, from recruiting to appreciation, that will help you keep them engaged and your organization thriving. The post A Practical Process Guide to Getting and Keeping Your Volunteers appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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A Guide For How To Dream Big And Win In Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Dream Big and Win , author Liz Elting shares the lessons she learned ― both the successes and failures ― while building a billion-dollar company from scratch. She explains why you need not only passion and purpose to win big, but also: a willingness to take decisive action grit sweat equity determination positive attitude Elting’s fascinating story began with her entirely self-funded business launch that started in a dorm room.

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Membership Associations

Neon CRM

Membership associations are a popular type of nonprofit that use a member-based business model to advocate for change and foster community—usually within a specific industry or sector. Want to know more about associations or thinking about starting an association of your own? This article’s got all your bases covered! Understanding Associations First things first: What are associations, exactly?

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Five Crucial Actions That Build Unity And Foster Performance

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Given the research-validated outcomes and demonstrated financial impact belonging offers, organizations should make cultivating belonging a personal leadership imperative across the world,” says Brad Deutser , author of the new book, Belonging Rules: Five Crucial Actions That Build Unity and Foster Performance. Furthermore, belonging predicts job satisfaction, engagement, and effort over and above employee’s perceptions of organizational culture or strategy, explains Deutser.

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What is Corporate Giving? The Ultimate Guide to Earning More

Nonprofits Source

If you’re a nonprofit professional, you’re likely familiar with the hustle of securing funding for your cause. From brainstorming new fundraising ideas to reaching out to prospective donors, nonprofits use much of their team members’ time to figure out how to raise more money. But what if there was an easier, less energy-intensive way to earn more for your nonprofit’s cause?

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