Mon.Sep 20, 2021

Solutions in Action Connects Leaders to Problem-Solvers


Ninety percent of success is having the right connections. I love helping my colleagues make those important contacts.orgCommunity’s Solutions in Action webinar features the association industry’s most resourceful experts.

How to prepare your association for the unknown

Nimble AMS

The future might be uncertain, but you can still be prepared. Read on to learn a great approach for staying adaptable and resilient in changing circumstances. Were you ready for the year that was 2020? Not likely. No one saw that one coming.


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The Problem with Complex Passwords


For each of us, our online security depends on passwords, and like much of human activity--during the rush of day-to-day effort, we often take short cuts to accomplish tasks the easy way.

The 10 Best Nonprofit Books Every Nonprofit Founder Must Read


Trying to change the world for the better is a difficult task. Nonprofits face various challenges. They battle regulations and struggle to find the money to achieve their missions. They fight to get the word out about what they do and juggle donor and shareholder expectations, to name but a few.

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.

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Campaign for St. Jude Surpasses $200M Fundraising Goal

NonProfit PRO

Inspiration4 returned from orbit Saturday, raising millions for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the process. Though the campaign goal was met, it will continue raising money through February 2022. Health Major Gifts

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18 Successful (Yet Untapped) Fall Fundraising Ideas


It’s fall y’all. The leaves have already started to turn and in a matter of weeks, we’ll all begin decorating with hay bales, pumpkins, and mums. Before we know it, it’ll be Thanksgiving and the holidays. But, as a fundraiser, your job is just ramping up.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] Is An Investment In Wealth Screening Useful Before A Capital Campaign?


Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity.

The Small but Mighty Micro-Credential

Blue Sky eLearn

Micro-credentials can be an outstanding way for organizations to support all aspects of professional development and lifelong learning for their stakeholders. But, what are micro-credentials, and why should you consider using them in your association or organization?

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Your Sponsors Are Lying to You 

The Sponsorship Collective

What if I told you that all sponsorship prospects are liars? That would sound very outrageous to you, especially if you’ve worked with sponsors or you have current active deals. I wouldn’t tell you this though if it wasn’t true.

To Solve the Problem, Focus on the Desired Outcome: A Formula for Nonprofits

Blue Avocado

The gala attendance for your nonprofit is down, year over year. So, you ask, How can we fix our gala attendance? Naturally, this leads to ideas to make the gala snazzier. However, that doesn’t actually solve the shrinking attendance problem. Instead, ask yourself this: What was the goal of the gala?

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.

Salesforce Employees & Tsofen Prepare Israel’s Arab Students for Jobs in Tech

Saleforce Nonprofit

At Salesforce our vision has always been to ensure that everyone has equal access to quality education, a meaningful career, and the opportunity to reach their full potential. One of our focus areas in Philanthropy is workforce development.

How investing in our people helped us adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic

Charity Navigator

In August 2021, Charity Navigator launched the fourth and final beacon of the Encompass Rating System -- Leadership & Adaptability.

Activate and Engage Your Community for Your Cause With Hivebrite’s Community Management Platform

NonProfit PRO

Strengthen relationships with supporters, offer personalized experiences, foster meaningful involvement with your cause, and more

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Media Cause

Hispanic history is American history. Throughout the years, there have been many notable figures of Spanish-speaking populations and Latin America that have influenced and made strides in education, entertainment, sports, politics, and much more.

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.

Ask Yourself: Why Am I Doing This Work?

NonProfit PRO

Today, I want to encourage you to conduct a “gut check” on knowing why you are doing what you are doing? I’ve been reminded recently about how inspiring and refreshing it is to sit with someone who loves their life’s work.

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How To Create Digital Supporter Communities on Social Media

Get Fully Funded

Over the past year, your supporters have been more distant than at any time in recent memory. Interacting through computers, attending virtual events, and giving digitally means there have been few (if any!)

Shouldn’t Giving Be All About the Donor?

NonProfit PRO

I’m an avid scanner of mail samples. I’m particularly intrigued by how organizations approach the monthly gift option on their reply forms. If you’re at all interested in growing your number of monthly donors, planting the monthly giving seeds on your appeals has become a best practice.

Getting My Dream Job as a Digital Marketer in a Pandemic

Media Cause

When I started my first day of college in 2017, there was no way on earth I could have imagined that I would be graduating just three years later and be sent into the world to secure my first big boy job, in the middle of a pandemic!

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Blackbaud Integrations: 5 Stand Out Tools For Nonprofits

Donor Search

Whether you’re already a Blackbaud user or are considering becoming one, you likely want to learn more about how Blackbaud’s CRMs can be customized for your organization’s needs.

Cohort-Based Online Courses: The Solution to Boring Lectures & Virtual Fatigue

WBT Systems

You heard it here first: associations with cohort-based online courses will dominate their market and provide the most effective, transformational educational experience to professionals in their industry.

Register now for Vantage Point’s Young Leaders in Not-for-Profits final session

Charity Village

Vantage Point is hosting a free session for young professionals in the not-for-profit sector – this is your chance to ask an expert and get your questions answered.

Best practices to onboard remote employees


Employee onboarding is of the essence for any organization as it sets the tone for the employee-organization relationship

Account Manager

Big Duck

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