Wed.Aug 17, 2022

What’s The Difference Between A Principal Gift And A Mega Gift?


A lot of what we do in fundraising was inherited or just common knowledge. We rarely know who coined certain development terms or originated some of the activities and fundraising we use today. There is one term though that has stood the test of time.

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The Fundraising Authority - Untitled Article

The Fundraising Authority

Last week, I was a panelist on an upcoming panel called “The Ins and Out of Grant Writing for Nonprofits” hosted by NXUnite! . I was thrilled to have an opportunity to speak to the work of The Fundraising Authority and my experience in the nonprofit industry. .

3 Ways Your Board Must Participate in Year-End Giving

NonProfit PRO

When you equip boards to confidently participate in your year-end efforts, the results can be amazing. Their voices and connections amplify your work and lead to even greater mission impact during the time of year when most philanthropy occurs. Board Executive Issues Year-End Year-End Giving

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How to Write a Brilliant Board Meeting Agenda: 4 Steps, Must-Haves, Samples and Templates

Wild Apricot

Board meetings are where the big decisions get made for your nonprofit! Each and every meeting is an opportunity for your board of directors to brainstorm, troubleshoot and shape the direction of your organization. If you want to hold the best board

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Organizational Culture Is a Verb, Not a Policy

NonProfit PRO

In newer startup organizations, culture begins to take shape through experiences led by those at the top. The inaugural leader has their own vision and values they bring to the table, which the organization experiences over the long arc of time.

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What The Fundraising Podcast


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Charitable Gift Activity Nearing Pre-Pandemic Levels

NonProfit PRO

BNY Mellon Wealth Management released its 2022 Annual Charitable Gift Report, which found that charitable giving started to rebound in 2021 after declining in 2020, with the number and total dollar amount of gifts increasing 10%, and the average gift size also increasing (27%).

Year-end campaigns as an experience of your brand

Big Duck

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7 Nonprofits Leading the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Saleforce Nonprofit

*This post was originally published on 7/28/17. It was updated on 8/17/2022 for National Nonprofit Day. is humbled to partner with nonprofits around the world to bring awareness to World Day Against Human Trafficking.

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.

The HUGE Difference Between Pledges and Donate Now, Pay Later

Whole Whale

Warning, this article COMPLETELY buries the lead on the real reason why donate now, pay later could be a game-changer. So just scroll down to the last paragraph now and we’ll just endure the scorn of every writing teacher ever.

How you can foster sustainable innovation within your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration generated by DALL·E. posted by Theresa Adkison Fall 2021 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management. If you’re like many of us working in nonprofit leadership today, you’re more than likely exhausted and running out of actionable ideas.

82% of nonprofits are optimistic about the coming year, survey finds

Charity Village

According to a new study conducted by Stats Canada and reported on by Policy Wise, 82% of nonprofit organizations are optimistic about the next 12 months.

How to Run a Virtual PTA Fundraiser: Steps and Ideas


When it comes to raising funds for your school’s PTA (parent-teacher association) or PTO (parent-teacher organization), you’ve likely done the tried-and-true methods. Bake sales, Fall festivals, rummage sales, and more are all great ways to raise money for your school.

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.

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund accepting applications

Charity Village

The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy is an initiative developed by the Government of Canada to provide funding to advance gender equality, women’s economic empowerment, and to support women entrepreneurs.

Bloomerang and DonorSearch: Uncover the Secret Giving Power of your Constituents


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Why you should add an online raffle to your next fundraiser

Charity Village

Would you believe it if we told you that as organizations add an additional fundraising driver, their total raised doubles? Well, it’s time to start believing!

Healthcare Learning Management System- Upscale Healthcare Workers' Skills


With technology becoming the essence of every business sector, the healthcare too adopted it with open arms and included the LMS in the employee training model. It has ever since worked in the favour of the industry in many numerous ways. Here is a complete snip-through

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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.

Funding now available from the Digital Citizen Initiative for research and citizen-focused activities

Charity Village

The Digital Citizen Contribution Program supports the priorities of the Digital Citizen Initiative by providing time-limited financial assistance for research and citizen-focused activities. The Program aims to support democracy and social inclusion in Canada by enhancing and/or supporting efforts to counter online disinformation and other online harms and threats. Current Open Call The Digital Citizen […].

Best Practices: Creating Alt Text for Social Media

Forum One

Alternative text (alt text) is used to describe non-textual elements, like photos, icons, and data visualizations.

Apply now for Future of Good’s 2022 Reverse Mentorship Program

Charity Village

Future of Good is launching the 2nd annual reverse mentoring event with Mentor Canada, a virtual event focused on learning from young innovators shaking up the social impact world. The event takes place on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT.Senior-level leaders over 40 are invited to apply to be part of […]. The post Apply now for Future of Good’s 2022 Reverse Mentorship Program appeared first on CharityVillage.