Mon.Aug 08, 2022

Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

Get Fully Funded

For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Asking for money, can be uncomfortable, right? We all grew up learning that it wasn’t polite to talk about money and it definitely wasn’t right to ask your friends and family for handouts.

Philanthropy must prioritize elevating and including Black voices

Candid

In 2020, the philanthropic sector started conversations about how philanthropy can better support Black-led organizations and the Black community.

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Build a High-Functioning Development Team Year-Round

NonProfit PRO

How do we best utilize the rest of the summer to advance our development work and, more importantly, how do we create a sense of productivity and accountability that permeates our organizational cultures throughout the year? Here are some best practices.

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A Better Way to Do Good: The Case for Comprehensive Community Care

Non Profit Quarterly

Months after watching the series Maid , I am still thinking about it. The series is based on the true story of a single mother who flees an abusive partner only to meet obstacle after obstacle as she navigates a system that’s ostensibly meant to protect and provide for her and her young daughter.

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

How to Deal With Unrealistic Management Expectations When Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Truly caring for the donor is the best way to care for the organization. Do not let unrealistic expectations get you off that basic truth. Here are some best practices for dealing with fundraising expectations. Executive Issues Major Gifts fundraising Major-gifts Management management expectations

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Fund Development Planning Done Right: A Guided Workbook

NonProfit PRO

While fund development planning requires a lot of time, energy, and resources, it’s critical for organizational success as it outlays a road map for your funding endeavors.

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Google Ad Grant - Creating a New Account

Elevation

The last thing we need you to do is follow the instructions in this video for creating and providing us access to a Gmail account

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Data Axle Is Honored to Present With BBBSA at ANA

NonProfit PRO

Did you know that Data Axle Nonprofit’s James Purtle and Amy Braiterman are speaking at the Association of National Advertisers conference next week?

Smart Growth: How to Expand Your Nonprofit’s Programs While Resisting Temptations

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: New ideas for expanding impact tempt nonprofits to expand their target population, chase new grants or donors, and/or enlarge mission without realizing organization growth.

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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.

The Future of Your Nonprofit Starts Now!

NonProfit PRO

You're invited to the Nonprofit Marketing Summit: Fundraise To The Future on August 16–18. Join 20,000+ nonprofit professionals at the best and the biggest virtual conference for nonprofit marketers.

Why your association needs to adopt a data governance policy

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a data governance policy? In our data-driven world, governance is crucial in maintaining the integrity, accuracy, and security of your organization’s data. But according to the Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study , only 39% of association professionals have one!

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Social Fundraising 101 – Are You In?

NonProfit PRO

Do you depend on volunteer fundraisers to fuel your mission? Then you need a thorough knowledge of social fundraising. This 10-lesson course will prepare you to create, lead, or upgrade your P2P fundraising program. Katrina VanHuss, CEO of Turnkey, and Otis Fulton, Ph.D.,

Here’s Your Chance to Experience the Potential of Flipped Conference Learning

WBT Systems

How about a little homework before you attend the upcoming ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville? I promise it won’t take much time at all. Plus, by trying out flipped learning (your homework), you’ll get into the

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.

PIR Offers New Top-Level Domains in Its ‘.ORG Family of Domains’ Portfolio

NonProfit PRO

Public Interest Registry's offering of newly acquired top-level domains illustrates ongoing commitment to empower mission-driven organizations across the globe. News/Stats/Studies Web Design domains Public Interest Registry

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How Much Can Nonprofits Spend on Political Advertising? Here’s What Experts Say

Whole Whale

As the 2022 midterm elections approach, many nonprofits are wondering how much they can spend on political advertising without jeopardizing their nonprofit status. elephant and a donkey playing a board game in a yellow room, drawing and watercolor” Created with DALL·E, an AI system by OpenAI.

How to Tell a Non-Profit Story from Scratch

The Storytelling Non-profit

Wondering how your non-profit can tell compelling stories that raise money? What exactly do you need to do to tell the story? . Over the years, I’ve created a step by step process that I use every time I help a client tell stories.

How to Build Your Membership Site on Webflow

Wild Apricot

Ready to build your membership website? Not sure which platform to use? Don’t worry! Even if coding isn’t in your wheelhouse, Webflow is just one of the great website builders that you can use to create your membership site, no technical

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.

Metaverse 101 for Nonprofits

Media Cause

Metaverse is a word that carries a lot of weight these days, and it seems like the loudest voices on the topic are on opposite ends of the spectrum. The concept can feel convoluted, leaving many asking, “What even is the metaverse? What does it have to do with me?” .

What is a Community of Practice & Why Does it Matter to Nonprofits?

Donorbox

Community of Practice isn’t a new idea. These communities are a perfect fit in a world that recommends personal growth and peer-to-peer communication. They are a growing practice in the nonprofit field because of the ways they can benefit organizations and the communities around them.

August Awareness: National Back to School Month

Qgiv

For students, teachers, parents, and guardians across the nation, the arrival of August signals the end of summer vacation and the arrival of back-to-school season.

10 Essential and Free Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Donorbox

When you run a nonprofit, it can feel like you have a million things on your to-do list and no matter how hard you work, the list never seems to get shorter. And often those things on your lists aren’t directly related to what your organization is all about–helping people.

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How To Embrace Creative Tensions To Solve Tough Problems

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you struggle with these paradoxes: How can I express my individuality and be a team player? How do I balance work and life? How can I take care of myself while supporting others? How can I manage the core business while innovating for the future?

What’s the Real ROI of Your Nonprofit’s Capital Campaign?

sgEngage

When you invest in the stock market, you’re probably looking for a return on your investment, and you almost certainly think about that return in financial terms.

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27 Features Your LMS Should Have

Gyrus

We’ve listed the top 27 functions and LMS requirements that will help you make the most of your learning management system