Tue.Jun 08, 2021

Essential Grant Writing Tips for Your Nonprofit

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Essential Grant Writing Tips for Your Nonprofit. Grants are a great funding resource— over $50 billion dollars are awarded by foundations to charitable organizations every year. They exist for all kinds of nonprofits and a huge variety of projects.

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Their Missions


Given its member base of 756 million global professionals in over 200 countries, LinkedIn can be a powerful social media platform to help achieve your organization’s goals.


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Donor identity: you should care about how donors see themselves

Hands on Fundraising

Understanding donor identity will strengthen your fundraising. My daughter recently graduated from Oberlin College. At the ceremony, speakers repeatedly encouraged the grads to go change the world. They were greeted with loud cheers.

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Building A Nonprofit Board That Understands Financial Stewardship


Not every nonprofit board member needs to be a financial whiz to effectively serve on a board. But some general knowledge about financial literacy will bode well.

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.

Why great IT support is mission-critical for nonprofits


If you are a nonprofit organization, IT support is more than just a luxury. It's mission-critical. As the world becomes increasingly technologically advanced, it is not enough to have an up-to-date website and social media presence.

11 Practical Tips to Increase Online Donations for Churches | Donorbox


Nonprofits Source highlights that giving to religion (defined as giving specifically to congregations, denominations, missionary societies, and religious media) has consistently remained America’s single largest recipient of charitable giving.

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How to Write a Request for Proposal for New Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software

NonProfit PRO

Once you’ve identified that it is time for new peer-to-peer fundraising software, then it’s time to find the right software for your nonprofit. One of the best ways to do this is to issue a request for proposals, or RFP.

Does Your Nonprofit Need an Identity Solution?


If you're not sure whether your organization has an identity and access management (IAM) problem, then you're not alone. Most people don't really understand IAM , let alone perceive it as an urgent issue.

Techniques Used in Training and Development of Employees


Learn more about the innovative and engaging techniques that can be used in the training and development of your employees for effective ans better results with Gyrus

Social Impact Counts: Mobilizing a Diverse Workforce for Good

NonProfit PRO

When assembling an internal team to direct meaningful efforts around social issues, organizations must include members of those populations most impacted.

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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.

What the 2020 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Tells Us About 2021 and Beyond


Steven Shattuck is Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang. A prolific writer and speaker, he curates Bloomerang’s sector-leading educational content and hosts their weekly webinar series.

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Nonprofit Professional Development: 4 Tips to Get Started

Donor Search

We all have opportunities to learn and advance in our personal and professional lives.

Fundraising Emails for Post-event Communication


So, you’ve wrapped up your event, hit your fundraising goals, and funded your next nonprofit project. Awesome! Now how do you keep your supporters engaged with your nonprofit until your next event? You have to keep the lines of communication open!

OnDemand – Stewardship and The Art of Thank You

NonProfit PRO

In case you missed it! Watch on-demand as fundraising expert Erin Crotty from CharityEngine shares insights and tactics for improving stewardship through the art of Thank You – for mid-level and large givers. Includes Downloadable Slides

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.

Using Data for Better Fundraising Asks: 3 Tips for Nonprofits


A donor’s journey involves more than simply making a donation. Their gift is typically the last step in a longer engagement process. Before a donor gives they need to connect with your mission, develop an interest, and understand the impact that their gift will have.

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10 Transformative Online Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits


Those aboard the online fundraising train tend to not look back. That’s because a digital strategy can truly transform every aspect of your organization’s work – from marketing to events. So much so that online revenue in the nonprofit sector grew by 32 percent in 2020.

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[WEBINAR] Learn Everything You Need to Know About the Google Ad Grant in 2021


As a modern nonprofit, if you are not taking full advantage of Google’s FREE $10,000/mo Google Ad Grant, you are missing out on valuable online growth opportunities. With 5.6

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Why is Creating Change in Membership Organization so Difficult?

Joy of Membership

This week on the podcast, I talked with David Horning, a comedian-turned-public speaker who shared about using humor as a strategy to break through the status quo. . Our conversation got me thinking about change and why it’s so difficult for people (and organizations) to do.

NTEN and the Pizzigati Prize join forces to advance open source for good


NTEN is proud to be the new steward of The Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest , elevating and celebrating open source development for social impact work. The Pizzigati Prize honors the brief life of Tony Pizzigati, an early advocate of open source computing.

What is a Vision Statement? Why Nonprofits Need Them

NonProfit Hub

Does your organization have a vision statement or vision in mind? One of the greatest dangers facing nonprofits is not economic, generational, or even legal… it’s the gradual drift into complacency. The work becomes a collection of tasks rather than a force for good.

Nonprofit Bylaws Made Easy: Tips and Best Practices


The nonprofit sector serves the public interest and plays an essential role in our economies. Working hard to strengthen communities and address a variety of issues and challenges, nonprofits enrich our lives in a variety of ways.

35 Cancer Fundraising Ideas for Research, Treatment, & Awareness


Nonprofits working in cancer treatment, research, and awareness can get stuck holding the same fundraisers over and over. This list gives these organizations some new ideas that can help spread the word and raise funds for their organization.