Wed.Dec 06, 2023

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Your CEO Should Build Your Nonprofit Community

NonProfit PRO

Community is “actionable,” Katrina VanHuss, chair and founder of Turnkey, said. It gets people to do crazy things like VanHuss signing up for Jujitsu and Courtney Bugler, president and CEO of Zero Prostate Cancer, joining the ballroom dance community, the pair shared in the NonProfit POWER session, “Why the CEO Is the Only One Who Can Build Your Nonprofit Community.

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Making meaning of Candid’s free demographic data set 

Candid

Today, Candid released our latest research manual, Analyzing Candid’s demographic data. Over 62,000 U.S. nonprofits currently share some demographic data about their staff and board with Candid. As a result of our Demographics via Candid efforts, this number has increased significantly over the past two years. In fact, about 1,000 nonprofits are now adding demographic data to their Candid profiles every month.

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4 Steps That Enabled City Harvest to Flourish During a Crisis

NonProfit PRO

Here are four key ways City Harvest not only succeeded, but thrived in meeting its mission during a crisis.

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Ramadan Donations: 12 Best Practices to Encourage More Giving

Donorbox

Every year during the month of Ramadan, 1.8 billion Muslims globally celebrate with fasting, reflection, and acts of charity. This exciting season is often prime fundraising time for masjids and Islamic charities looking to raise more money for their important causes. In this article, we’ll look at the Ramadan donation types and best practices that […] The post Ramadan Donations: 12 Best Practices to Encourage More Giving appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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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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How to Retain Your Year-End Donors

Neon CRM

For most nonprofits, December is the busiest time of year. You may be balancing your final push to reach your fundraising goal with event planning, donor meetings, board meetings, and planning for the new year—and that list doesn’t include all the things you do outside of work, either. You work hard, and it’s important that you get the most out of your efforts.

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How to Use Challenge Gifts to Bring in More Funds

Donorbox

According to studies, challenge gifts attracted 23% more donors and 18% more dollars than identical fundraising campaigns without the matching gift challenge. In this article, we’ll delve into different types of matching gifts, how to secure them, and ways you can ensure your campaign’s success. What is a Challenge Gift? A challenge gift uses nonprofits’ […] The post How to Use Challenge Gifts to Bring in More Funds appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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From Start to Finish: How to Plan a Walkathon Fundraiser

OneCause

A walkathon is an exciting fundraiser that can help get your supporters up and moving for a great cause. Follow these simple steps to maximize giving.

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19 Easy Fundraiser Ideas Your Nonprofit Can Try Today

Neon CRM

Fundraising is hard—and throwing a flesh-and-blood fundraiser event is even harder. The list of headaches and hassles you’ll encounter is pretty much endless: Renting a venue, hiring a caterer, soliciting silent auction items, signing up and training volunteer event staff, etc. But not all fundraisers are difficult and time-consuming to pull off. That’s why we’ve pulled together a list of 19 easy fundraisers you can use in between major events to engage your supporters, build community, and—of c

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Developing a donor engagement plan for 2024

Big Duck

Register for this webinar and learn how to map out a year-long strategy that keeps donors connected to your cause

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Our 5 Favorite Articles of 2023

Forj

Over months marked by continued change, we engaged with a lot of association leaders who shared challenges, exchanged ideas, and sparked innovation. Their perspectives have helped us shape content that inspires and enlightens others on similar journeys.

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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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Do Donors Care About Matching Gifts? 7 Stats & Takeaways

Pamela Grow

You may have heard the buzz in the nonprofit sector around matching gifts, the corporate philanthropy program in which companies match donations that their employees make to nonprofits. But is it really an effective fundraising method? In other words, do donors actually care about matching gifts enough to request them? To find out, let’s do what all successful nonprofits do and look at the data.

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Annual Report burnout is real. We’ve got the antidote.

Media Cause

Annual reports are, well, an annual topic of conversation (or contention) at most nonprofit organizations, and the majority of for-profit companies and corporations. According to Investopedia , “Annual reports became a regulatory requirement for public companies following the stock market crash of 1929, when lawmakers mandated standardized corporate financial reporting.

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