Thu.Oct 21, 2021

ASAE Demo Days October Preview

Nimble AMS

ASAE Demo Days is the perfect opportunity to learn about select products and services for associations. . See how you can arm your team with the tech they need to win everyday.

Why Nonprofits Are Leaving Facebook

NonProfit PRO

Did you know 90% of Facebook users live overseas? That's just one reason why nonprofits are increasingly looking for alternatives to Facebook. At some point, I anticipate that there will be increased shifts away from the platform. Here's why. Ethics/Accountability Social Media


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Incorporating Last Year’s Lessons into 2021 End-of-Year Fundraising Plans


Whenever fall approaches, the professional fundraiser in me starts a long running list that will last precisely until January 1 st : end of year fundraising is here. In the past I have been guilty of launching into end of year fundraising without reflecting upon the previous year.

End-of-Year Fundraising & Marketing Workbook

NonProfit PRO

Download this End-of-Year Giving planning workbook to help you organize what you learned from last year’s campaigns, decide what strategies you want to employ for this year, and set your sights on your goals for the coming months

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.

Bloomerang Launches New Suite of Fundraising Tools


Nonprofits Can Now Deliver a Seamless Online Fundraising Experience for Donors to Cultivate Long-term Relationships .

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The Ideal Year-End Fundraising Campaign Timeline


2021 has been a year of “how has time moved so slowly” but also “where on earth did this year go?” Somehow it’s almost November and that means it’s time to start planning your ideal year-end timeline. .

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CDR Fundraising Group Wins Gold With Toys for Tots’ Year-End Campaign

NonProfit PRO

Historically, due to a mandatory quiet period after Christmas, Toys for Tots did not resume development efforts until the spring. As a result, retention rates have been declining over the past three years, which makes end-of-year mailings critical to the organization. Annual Campaigns Direct Mail

How to Confidently Make the “Ask” (Even if you hate fundraising)

Top Nonprofits

How to Confidently Make “The Ask” (Even if you hate fundraising). What if you knew the steps to pivot off the spin-cycle of small gifts and start securing larger donations on a regular basis? How would you like to confidently secure 50-75% of the funding you need each year by leading your top 30 donors to their best gift? It’s doable. This session will demystify solicitations and help you see there is a path to securing larger gifts from individuals.

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Cloud for Good at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2021

Cloud 4 Good

2021 has been a transformative year for events. Many events have opted for virtual or hybrid experiences, pushing the boundaries of connectivity and allowing thought leadership and networking to expand across the globe, regardless of attendee’s locations. .

Bright Idea: Simple and Strategic Monthly Giving Campaign


Who They Are. Mobilize Love is a nonprofit based in the San Francisco area that has a fleet of outreach trucks that provide mobile human services. They identify needs in the community and work with community partners to offer complimentary or subsidized work for those in need.

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.

Nonprofit Software: Determining the Return on Investment (ROI) for Core Solutions

NonProfit PRO

Is your nonprofit seeking to increase efficiency and build capacity?

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8 Steps to Planning Your End-Of-Year Campaign

Donor Search

End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns are a Big Deal. Nonprofits use End-of-Year fundraising campaigns to make a big push toward reaching their fundraising goals, raising their public profile, acquiring new donors, and staying engaged with loyal supporters.

Client Spotlight: Emmaus Homes


The staff members at Emmaus Homes know that the people they support want to be independent. Instead of viewing developmental disabilities as a hurdle to be overcome, Emmaus Homes creates a community that embraces its constituents’ unique abilities. Background and Mission.

Nonprofit Leaders, You are Worthy of So Much More

Social Velocity

Let me be honest for a second. As a social change leader you are the victim of so many defeating messages, on likely a daily basis. If you’re like a lot of my clients, you probably don’t even realize how much you’ve internalized these messages.

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.

Radical Collaboration is Our Best Chance to Fight Climate Change

Saleforce Nonprofit

Every topic we’ve focused on throughout the inaugural season of Force Multiplier has had a single common thread: the imperative for cross-sector collaboration to solve a big problem.

Why Responsible Journalism is Important in Volunteerism


There are many ways to create a positive impact in every community or sector, and one such way of doing so is through volunteerism. In fact, up to 77.4 million Americans volunteer in various efforts per year. However, not all programs are as successful as they can be.

8 Steps to Planning Your End-Of-Year Campaign

Donor Search

End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns are a Big Deal. Nonprofits use End-of-Year fundraising campaigns to make a big push toward reaching their fundraising goals, raising their public profile, acquiring new donors, and staying engaged with loyal supporters. 8 Steps to Planning Your End-Of-Year Campaign 1. Start Planning NOW. More than half of nonprofits start planning their end-of-year… Uncategorized charitable giving

Ask Yourself These Superbosses Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are ten questions (or bundles of questions) you should ask yourself to ensure you are thinking and acting like a superboss. These are from Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses. Do you have a specific vision for your work that energizes you, and that you use to energize and inspire your team?

Building a brand for change

Big Duck

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Living Your Life Using The ROAR Principle

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The global pandemic has awakened people of all ages to just how fragile and finite life can be. This reality likely disproportionately impacted midlife individuals. Because, midlife is a pivotal time to assess career goals, relationships, and lifestyles, to challenge ideals set earlier in life. “So

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9 Baptist Church Fundraising Ideas That Work Wonders


Baptist churches spread Christ’s love through Sunday services, family and children’s activities, mission trips, and more. These activities are a vital part of a church’s existence, but the cost of running a church is not well known.