Wed.Jun 09, 2021

Normal Left the Party—Survey Reveals Associations Want Her Back


What should we call it—the New Normal, the Next Normal, Another Normal? Please let go of normal. When the DJ stopped playing oldies, Normal left the party.

Planning an Event? Here are 5 Essential Things to Remember

Cadmium CD

Written by Alex Cordier, Business and Travel Writer. Planning an event can be stressful, so it’s important to get your ducks in a row. Here are 5 essential things to put at the top of your event-planning checklist to make sure nothing is left out! Venue and Catering.


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The Secret Formula for Effective Fundraising: 12141


Has anyone ever asked you, “I just don’t get it. What’s the formula for effective fundraising?” . Well, here it is: 12141. Say this out loud: One Two One, Four One. Or another way: One to One, for One. Sounds good, but what does it mean?

Opportunities Assessment – Discover Ways To Maximize Your Fundraising Ecosystem


Kyle Gregory is CEO/Co-Founder of Give Back Nation , a nonprofit serving other nonprofits with vetted tools, knowledge, coaching, strategy, implementation, and concierge support to help maximize efficiency, increase fundraising, and expand impact across the country.

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.

All You Need to Know About How To Create A Successful Online Summit


Due, in part, to the COVID-19 pandemic, online events are booming. Online summits are one way to connect with your audiences, as well as increase lead generation and grow revenue. If you’ve never hosted an online summit before, the task can understandably seem daunting. We’re here to help.

Quick Tips and Basics About Google Ads for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

One of the things our marketing team is always looking to understand is what nonprofits need. In our requests for what people want to learn, one of the topics that rose to the top was Google Ads. This article will lay out some of the fundamentals discussed in a recent webinar on the topic.

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3 Ways to Bake Success into Your Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy


Somewhere between Zoom meetings in your pajama bottoms and virtual holiday celebrations, a certain quarantine hobby may have snuck its way into your kitchen this past year. It involved finding the perfect mix of flour, yeast, water, and maybe a few other secret ingredients.

Finding High-Value Sponsorship Opportunities 

The Sponsorship Collective

In all my guidance on this blog, I always talk up the importance of high-quality assets and activation ideas. I do this for a reason. After all, your assets and activation are what you sell to the sponsor. You want to earn a premium, so they have to be worth buying. I’ve had a lot […].

June 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes


What’s new in library tech! Welcome to our monthly collection of fun and hopefully useful news items from our admittedly great Twitter feed and wherever else we find them. Libraries

NEW RESEARCH: The 2021 Giving Experience Study

NonProfit PRO

30% of adult donors in the U.S. identify as Social Donors. Are you tapping into them? We conducted an online survey of 1,000+ Social Donors to examine how giving experiences evolved over the past year.

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.

TechSoup's Joaquin Alvarado and Helping to Close the Digital Divide


Our members know and depend on TechSoup for our work to bring them donated and discounted high-tech products and services plus the know-how to use them. There are a lot of things that we do that are behind the scenes and not so well known to help those in desperate need.

NEW RESEARCH: The 2021 Giving Experience Study

NonProfit PRO

30% of adult donors in the U.S. identify as Social Donors. Are you tapping into them? We conducted an online survey of 1,000+ Social Donors to examine how giving experiences evolved over the past year.

Just Announced: The 2021 Classy Awards Finalists


Our Classy Awards Committee has been hard at work evaluating the outstanding programs nominated by social impact organizations around the world, and we’re excited to announce the Top 50 Finalists for the 2021 Classy Awards. . Meet the Classy Awards Finalists. The Classy Awards Finalists.

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100+ Fundraising Event Ideas to Try in 2021 and Beyond


If you lead a nonprofit, you know how important your fundraising events are. A fundraising event is the best way to engage with donors, garner support for your mission, and meet your revenue targets.

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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.

The Ultimate Content Checklist for Your P2P Campaign


Peer-to-Peer fundraising campaigns (P2P) are incredibly effective and especially well-adapted for the virtual-based world we currently find ourselves in. But they do have a lot of moving parts and are only as effective as the content you create. Top Posts Nonprofit Marketing

The community approach to problem solving


Participatory grantmaking [i] is no longer new. And it’s here to stay. . To be clear, participatory grantmaking has never been new.

Fundraising Events Post-Pandemic: 6 Must Have Strategies for Today’s Social Donors

One Cause

The post Fundraising Events Post-Pandemic: 6 Must Have Strategies for Today’s Social Donors appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Events research

The Benefits of Donating Appreciated Stock

Charity Navigator

Opportunity may be knocking louder and harder than ever before for committed nonprofit organizations and the generous donors who are their lifeblood. Since bottoming out at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic on March 23, 2020, U.S.

Forum One Wins 10 Vega Awards

Forum One

We are excited to announce that Forum One has been recognized as a 2021 Vega Awards winner of 10 awards in eight different categories! The Vega Awards acknowledge those who create and continually expand the digital universe.

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Join a Committee


NTEN is proudly community-centered, with members guiding its work by participating in planning and decision-making. Together we create processes, policies, and content that reflect the full diversity of our community.


5 Ways to Weave Digital Into End-of-Year Giving

Saleforce Nonprofit

If you’re looking to maximize the biggest season for nonprofit fundraising, now is the time to ensure your data, systems, and marketing campaigns are set up correctly, giving yourself plenty of time to test and iterate for success.

Gen Z remote workers most excited to return to the office, according to ADP Survey

Charity Village

While the long-term implications of remote work are yet to be seen, over the past year it appears that working remotely has impacted each generation quite differently, according to ADP Canada‘s most recent Workplace Insight Survey.

The Youth Music Program Steps Up to the Podium for a Virtual Fundraising Event

Greater Giving

Whether it’s rock, pop, or country, a band is trained to work harmoniously together to create a beautiful piece of music. But what happens when an unexpected change in the composition throws off the harmony of what’s being played? Hosting a fundraiser is similar to leading a band.

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Federal government releases more details on the Canada Recovery Hiring Program

Charity Village

The recent federal budget proposed the new Canada Recovery Hiring Program to provide support to eligible employers that continue to experience qualifying declines in revenues relative to before the pandemic.

Bringing your brand to life on your website

Big Duck

The post Bringing your brand to life on your website appeared first on Big Duck

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Imagine Canada releases new, free organizational resilience self-assessment tool

Charity Village

How would you describe your organization’s strengths and weaknesses? How would you rank your nonprofit’s resiliency? Imagine Canada‘s new free organizational resilience self-assessment tool helps to answer these questions.

Crowdfunding for Churches | 7 Steps for Success in 2021


Has your church or religious organization ever done a crowdfunding campaign? Crowdfunding typically involves raising money for a project by soliciting small donations from a sizable group of people, most often online. At Donorbox, we love faith-based crowdfunding projects for a few reasons.

Canadian donors giving more to charity, AFP survey finds

Charity Village

Canadian donors gave almost $1000 to charity, on average, according to the 2021 What Canadian Donors Want survey, conducted by Forum Research for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada and sponsored by Fundraise Up. The survey, which featured 1,561 Canadians age 18 or older who have given to charity in the past […]. The post Canadian donors giving more to charity, AFP survey finds appeared first on CharityVillage.