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MacKenzie Scott to Give Away $250M in Funding to Small Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving will provide 250 $1 million unrestricted operating gifts to small nonprofits. The application process is now open, with awardees expected to be announced early next year.

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How to get an Executive Director role

Charity Village

A CEO is typically considered to be the most prestigious role within a private sector company. In contrast, becoming an executive director is often seen as one of the most impressive roles that you can eventually earn in a nonprofit. An executive director is responsible for leading a nonprofit organization. Duties include (but are not […] The post How to get an Executive Director role appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Beyond Beds: The Case for a Better Housing Solution

NonProfit PRO

Invest in the right technology that better empowers you to serve people in need and reduce homelessness in your community. Apricot has the capabilities to help you meet the growing number of participants, guide participants to a pathway of self-sufficiency, and quickly build reports that show impact, all while fulfilling compliance needs.

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Ten tips for successful onboarding

Charity Village

Onboarding your new employee starts as soon as you have a signed contract. As the last part of the hiring process, onboarding can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to planning. If you consider that 33% of new employees will decide within the first 30 days whether or not they wish to stay with an […] The post Ten tips for successful onboarding appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Common Good Achieves B Corp Certification

NonProfit PRO

Health and happiness advertising agency Common Good has been granted B Corp status—a private certification of for-profit companies of social and environmental performance—by nonprofit B Lab.

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Pro tips for acing your next job interview

Charity Village

If you’ve found yourself in the market for a new job this year, you aren’t alone! Whether you are looking for your first job, have found yourself recently unemployed, or are ready to move on to greener pastures at a new organization, you’re joining the many Canadians on the hunt for new career opportunities. While […] The post Pro tips for acing your next job interview appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Let us know what you’d like to see covered in an upcoming CharityVillage Connects podcast

Charity Village

Are there important issues or trends impacting the nonprofit sector that you’d like to see covered in an upcoming CharityVillage Connects podcast episode? We want to hear from you! Tell us what’s on your mind, what you think are the burning issues impacting our sector, and what keeps you up at night. We’re planning a […] The post Let us know what you’d like to see covered in an upcoming CharityVillage Connects podcast appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How To Use The MOVE Framework To Be A More Effective Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In their new book, Real-Time Leadership , leadership coaches David Noble and Carol Kauffman teach leaders how to use their unique MOVE framework to help leaders adjust their reflexive reactions and optimize their responses to any situation – including unexpected and complex leadership challenges. The MOVE framework includes these four key elements : M : Be Mindfully Alert.

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Exceptional Digital Experiences for Museums and Cultural Institutions

Forum One

Museums are magical places, where history, culture, art, and science seem to come to life. Crafting digital experiences for institutions thought of as “in-person” or “hands-on” may seem like a challenge, but it’s a practice we relish at Forum One. Our work with museums and cultural intuitions goes way beyond websites with easy-to-find visitor information (though that’s important too!

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$100,000 prize to advance Canada’s neurodiverse workforce

Charity Village

The Azrieli Foundation announced a $100,000 INfinity Prize, an award recognizing Canadian social enterprises that have demonstrated best practices for creating meaningful and sustainable employment for neurodivergent people. The INfinity Prize is open to all small- and mid-sized not-for-profit and for-profit employment social enterprises in Canada with fewer than 500 employees and a scalable business […] The post $100,000 prize to advance Canada’s neurodiverse workforce appeared firs

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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Fundraising is Funny – Inspire World Giving with Bloomerang

Bloomerang

———— The post Fundraising is Funny – Inspire World Giving with Bloomerang appeared first on Bloomerang.

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Congratulations to Saskatchewan’s 2023 Top Employers

Charity Village

Canada’s Top 100 has released their picks for the top employers in Saskatchewan. CharityVillage congratulates Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board, and the other not-for-profits included on this year’s list. Applications for the 2024 competition will be available in early 2023.

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HRIS and LMS Integration: Everything You Need to Know

Gyrus

HRIS and LMS integration helps improve productivity and engagement, reduce costs, etc. But how to ensure successful HRIS and LMS integration? Find out here.

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New report explores the public policy implications of remote work

Charity Village

The Canadian Standards Association Group released The Public Policy Implications of Remote Work Report which reviews the impacts of remote work in Canada. The report assesses the opportunities for public policy to shape the benefits and challenges related to remote work in relation to environmental, health, social, and economic factors. The report reviews the following […] The post New report explores the public policy implications of remote work appeared first on CharityVillage.

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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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Fundraising Event Trends: What You Can Expect to See in 2023

DonorPerfect

A new year means new opportunities for nonprofits. The nonprofit world has been changing drastically over the last few years, and it can be hard to keep track of it all. These fundraising event trends can help your organization plan your campaigns for the year and communicate with your donors in the most effective way. Read More » The post Fundraising Event Trends: What You Can Expect to See in 2023 appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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More than $11.8 billion donated in 2021, according to Statistics Canada

Charity Village

Statistics Canada released the 2021 Charitable Giving Data Release noting that tax filers reported giving $11.8 billion, an 11.5% increase over 2020. Median annual charitable donations rose by 5.9% to $360. However, the number of donors claiming donations decreased to fewer than 5 million. The organization noted that the drop may be due to micro-donations […] The post More than $11.8 billion donated in 2021, according to Statistics Canada appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How Leaders Use Four Workarounds To Tackle Complex Problems

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Workarounds are effective, versatile, and accessible methods for tackling complex problems,” shares the author of the new book, The Four Workarounds. “They are a creative, flexible, imperfection-loving, problem-solving approach. A method that ignores or even challenges conventions on how, and by whom a problem is meant to be solved.” In Part 1 of this fascinating and instructional book, author and Oxford University professor, Paulo Savaget , explains what workarounds are and how to come up with

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Apply for the 2023 Youth Violence Prevention Grant

Charity Village

The City of Toronto announced a call for applications for the Youth Violence Prevention Grant. Recipients can receive up to $200,000 in funding to support the de-escalation of violence in Toronto communities. Eligibility Requirements: Projects must deliver violence prevention, intervention or interruption programming for youth between the ages of 10 to 29 who are most […] The post Apply for the 2023 Youth Violence Prevention Grant appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.

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Oh, HEY! Quick Question…

M+R

Two things you might know about M+R: We are wild about learning new things! We are wild about sharing everything we learn! With that in mind, we’re hoping to learn some new things today — specifically, things about what you and your organization are curious/worried/excited about when it comes to advocacy, fundraising, organizing, media, campaigns, ads, and more.

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National Seniors Council launches consultations on aging at home

Charity Village

The Government of Canada announced the launch of consultations, led by the National Seniors Council, which will inform measures to support home care for the elderly and promoting the opportunity for more Canadians to age at home and access the appropriate resources. Consultations are open to the public and will be available from March 20 to […] The post National Seniors Council launches consultations on aging at home appeared first on CharityVillage.

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The 2023 mLearning Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Gyrus

This guide will explore the difference between mLearning and eLearning, the benefits & use cases of mobile LMS, and how to choose the best mobile LMS for mLearning.

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AFP – Inspire World Giving with Bloomerang

Bloomerang

———— The post AFP – Inspire World Giving with Bloomerang appeared first on Bloomerang.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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The 5 Best Self-Hosted Learning Management Systems in 2023

Gyrus

Learn more about the market's top self-hosted learning management systems - GyrusAim, Moodle, Open edX, Forma LMS, and ATutor.

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Boost Golf Tournament Fundraising with Software

Greater Giving

Are you planning a golf tournament fundraiser and looking for the best software to drive success? Look no further than Greater Giving’s Golf Tournament Fundraising Software. With its powerful features and user-friendly interface, this software is designed to help you raise more money, engage more donors, and simplify the entire golf tournament fundraising process.