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Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is committed to promoting a more equitable social sector by encouraging both nonprofits and donors to consider aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their decision-making.

501 C3 Vs 501C4 : Key Differences and Insights for Nonprofits


You have an issue you feel passionately about. You’ve identified an unmet need and determined an organizational solution. You have created your mission statement and recruited others who care about this issue to make a commitment to serve on your Board of Directors.


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Who Gets to Be in Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio?


When you’re determining who to cultivate for your major donor portfolio, do you simply look at everyone who gave more than $1,000 (or whatever your major gift amount is) and dump them all into your portfolio for the year? I confess: I used to do that. I didn’t know any better. No one taught me.

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Step by Step Guide on How to Run a Silent Auction – Donorbox


Has your organization been thinking about running a silent auction? This can be a great way to raise funds and engage your donors. Participants often find them more exciting than a traditional live auction. There’s less pressure on bidders and much more of a “feel good” factor.

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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.

8 Tips for Making Nonprofit Board Committees More Effective

NonProfit PRO

Robert’s and Roberta’s Rules of Order both offer that committees of a board are structural vehicles for preparing a board for its fiduciary policy, planning and decision-making. With this said, let us look at the real challenges of board committees.

Acquiring and Stewarding Major Donors | A Nonprofit’s Guide


Every nonprofit organization needs funds to keep its doors open. And those funds can sometimes appear so elusive and difficult to come by, and the process so tedious. With so many funding sources to choose from, it’s no wonder nonprofit professionals are sometimes baffled and stuck.

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10 Things Everyone Hates about Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

I’ve always been quite upfront about how procuring sponsorship is not easy. I understand–even doing what I do for a living–that some of you reading this loathe sponsorship. It’s not the rewards you hate, but all the effort to get there. What in particular do people complain of in sponsorship?

Nonprofit Succession Planning: 50 Practical Tips

Wild Apricot

Last month, a board member from a Lawyer’s Association reached out to me because their president was planning to retire. Unfortunately, they hadn’t gone through a transition before and didn’t know where to find a new president. organizational-management

5 Virtual Recognition Ideas For Nonprofit Donors


The global pandemic has likely cut down on the amount of foot traffic your nonprofit’s office or on-site premise has been receiving. This means that fewer people are seeing your traditional donor recognition devices, like donor walls, donor brick pavers, donation certificates, and plaques.

How to Attract and Retain Volunteers in 2021

Volunteer Hub

Attracting and retaining volunteers is crucial to your organization’s mission. Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteerism plays a vital role. Here are 8 ways to attract and retain. How do you get volunteers for a school event, charity, community service project, or another opportunity?

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.

How to Create a Level Playing Field Across Your Hybrid-Remote Team

Wild Apricot

This is a guest blog post by Nancy Settle-Murphy , founder of Guided Insights , author of Leading Effective Virtual Teams and renowned expert in virtual collaboration and team communications. A remote worker for many years, Julie resigned herself to. organizational-management

How to Set Up a Nonprofit Donation Page (7-Step Guide with Examples)


A donation page is an easy way for your nonprofit to accept donations and do a lot of hard work in convincing potential donors to give. Online giving has grown significantly in recent years and your nonprofit can miss out on valuable donations if you don’t have a donation page.

A Monthly Shot of Prevention

NonProfit PRO

When you think about starting or growing your monthly donors, think of it as the best way to prevent your organization from struggling through this crisis or the next. Monthly Giving Monthly-giving program

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Release Announcement: How to Track Fundraising Trends Over Time


How effective is your nonprofit? Have you raised more money this year than last year? Sometimes, in the day-to-day activities of fundraising, you can lose sight of your overall fundraising goals.

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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.

System Update: Mid-April 2021


Features and Enhancements. We’ve got some great enhancements for web auctions in this update! You can now add the Auction Items widget to any page in the event builder. The widget also has a new filtering and search option to help your bidders find exactly what they want.

5 Ways how LMS Integrations can help enhance learner’s performance


LMS integrations ensure collaboration of eLearning initiatives with various business operations

Leveraging your organization’s brand to connect with donors and your community

Big Duck

The post Leveraging your organization’s brand to connect with donors and your community appeared first on Big Duck

Why Every Organization Should Make Sustainability Part of its Mission

Saleforce Nonprofit

Over the past decade, organizations like Sierra Club , Greenpeace , and have made incredible progress on critical sustainability initiatives.

The Physics of Membership: Investigating Unknown Influences on Member Behavior

WBT Systems

The Physics of Membership: Investigating Unknown Influences on Member Behavior. Read more about The Physics of Membership: Investigating Unknown Influences on Member Behavior

Our Favorite Fundraising Platforms for GoFundMe Charity Users

Double the Donation

Our Favorite Fundraising Platforms for GoFundMe Charity Users. As GoFundMe moves to officially sunset the GoFundMe Charity solution, you may be on the lookout to transition to a new fundraising platform. If you’re having a hard time deciding where to start, we’re here to help!

How To Sell Your Business For A Profit

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Exit Rich, The 6 P Method To Sell Your Business For High Profit is the new book by Michelle Seiler Tucker and Sharon Lechter. Read this invaluable book if you are an entrepreneur or business owner preparing to sell your business.