Thu.Jul 22, 2021

Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated.

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“Seeding by ceding”: What we know about the latest group of organizations funded by MacKenzie Scott


Last month, philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced that she, in partnership with her husband Dan Jewett, donated another $2.74 billion to philanthropic entities.


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Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated.

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How To Overcome Nonprofit Imposter Syndrome


A majority of all adults experience imposter syndrome at some point in their careers; 70% by the latest figures. . It affects professionals of all occupations and backgrounds, with the impact on individuals in the nonprofit community being a significant one. .

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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.

Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows


2020 was a rough year. It flipped our reality on its head and forced us to completely reframe the most basic tasks, whether that meant purchasing groceries, doing homework, or seeing our friends.

How to Increase Conversion Rates Using Pardot

Cloud 4 Good

Increasing website conversion rates is a perpetual priority for both higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations.

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What Makes Your Nonprofit Stand Out?

NonProfit PRO

Do you want to get a clear picture of how your organization compares to others in the sector? Use this free worksheet to identify your nonprofit’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT).

Nonprofits Using Qgiv Exceed Giving USA National Fundraising Trends


Data released in the Giving USA 2021 Annual Report shows that Qgiv clients raised more than their peers in several key sectors and in overall dollar amounts raised! Giving USA’s annual report compiles data from the previous year, 2020, to see how nonprofits fared.

Getting Forward to Normal: What Ketchup Packets, Yeast and Nonprofit Mail Pieces Have in Common

NonProfit PRO

During the pandemic, it seemed like every week there was a shortage of something you just assumed would always be available. There's even a Wikipedia page called "Shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic," that includes not just the titular ketchup packets and yeast. Direct Mail

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The Power of Pretzels

VQ Strategies

Sometime after two hours on the tarmac last Saturday, the flight attendances kindly walked up and down the aisle offering a little snack bag containing a mini bottle of water, a small pack of cookies, and, of course, pretzels.

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.

Donor-Advised Fund Giving Could See Another Record Year

NonProfit PRO

In the first half of 2021, donors have recommended a record $4.3 billion in grants, a 27% increase over the same six-month span of 2020. Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity and the nation’s largest grantmaker, distributed those gifts to more than 123,000 charities. E-Philanthropy

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How To Run An Effective Nonprofit Campaign On Facebook


Facebook is by far one of the leading social media platforms, with an estimated audience of 2.14 billion people. That also makes Facebook one of the largest platforms for marketing. Unfortunately, social media algorithms make Facebook advertising quite tricky, especially with organic posts.

Break Out of Your Comfort Zone…and into Breakout Rooms!


When analyzing the full scope and value of attendee engagement, we at Accelevents try to think in terms of both large and small-scale interactions. Some events call for a convention-style keynote address, in which case we suggest utilizing our Main Stage module.

Your members’ favorite coffee shops are rewarding loyalty. Are you?

Nimble AMS

What does coffee have to do with keeping your members around for the long haul? It might be more than you think. Consider your local Starbucks. How many times do you pass by only to see a long line of cars in the drive-through? And it’s not just during the morning commute. It’s All.

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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.

Government Websites on Drupal 9

Forum One

As Drupal 8 heads towards its end-of-life this November, we are starting to see more government websites on Drupal 9. Whether taking a big step from Drupal 7 to 9 or an easier switch from Drupal 8 to 9, a number of agencies have successfully made the move.

How to Right-Size Impact Management for Your Organization

Saleforce Nonprofit

Nonprofit teams have a lot on their plates: not only do they have to run their programs as best they can to help their beneficiaries, but they have to run their internal organization also.

How to Connect Your Wild Apricot Account to Over 950 Apps and Services

Wild Apricot

If you want to go above and beyond the features we currently offer in Wild Apricot, there's a tool for you. Integromat lets you automate customized workflows without writing a single line of code. With over 950 online apps (e.g., QuickBooks, Google. wild-apricot-updates

Things Donors Want to Know, but Won’t Ask

NonProfit Hub

Ever wonder if there are things donors want to know but won’t ask? In the midst of a fundraising campaign, you get accustomed to hearing the same questions over and over.

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Google Analytics 4: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Media Cause

Tracking your website’s activity with Google has just gotten easier. You may have not heard, but Google has officially rolled out Google Analytics 4, a new kind of tracking property.

Want to Attract New Nonprofit Donors? Do Your Research


JoAnn Lawrence serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Specialist for Soukup Strategic Solutions. She’s spent her entire professional career in the nonprofit sector in Florida, and–in her 20s–founded a nonprofit organization that still thrives today.

Embrace Your Less Than Perfectness

Social Velocity

A key step in opening your organization to receive all the abundance — of money, people, influence, and power — you need to achieve your mission is fully embracing what is not working. Wait, what??

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6 Easy Steps to Grow Donors and Contributions Using Data

NonProfit PRO

Technology and data don’t have to be intimidating and you don’t need to be a tech-savvy guru to make them work for your nonprofit. This eGuide gives you six easy steps to harness your own data and fuel more donations

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Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 6 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

In this week’s episode , Matt Harpold and Jon Aleckson interview Hope Liu , the Senior Director, Organizational Learning for the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. .