Mon.Jul 19, 2021

Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends


Getting strategic planning right is challenging in the best of times. This season of disruption adds additional complexity and brings significant shifts in perspective that are important to recognize as associations prepare for the years ahead.

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Why Your Donor Will Give Again

NonProfit PRO

“I don’t understand why the donor stopped giving,” the major gift officer (MGO) said. They seemed so interested in what I had proposed last year. They gave and they have been silent ever since.” Stop and analyze each part of this statement. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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6 Nonprofit Video Marketing Trends and Tips to Guide Your Online Strategy


Nonprofit video is an ever-evolving marketing method, but remaining well-informed on the latest industry best practices gives your organization a major advantage. .

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Sustainer Giving Is Not the Latest Shiny New Thing

NonProfit PRO

Sustainer giving is not the latest shiny new thing. Instead, it should already be part of your fundraising strategy as it will permeate all your giving and all levels of donors. It will help you keep your lights on. It will help you with your operating revenue.

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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.

The Worst Way to Share an Idea Is to Say, “I Have an Idea.”

Blue Avocado

How nonprofit employees can help ideas be heard and embraced Bryan has an idea for something he thinks might help his nonprofit. His supervisor, Wanda, already has a lot on her plate at the moment.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Choosing Digital-First Options When It Comes to Fundraising and Marketing


This digital-first fundraising post is the first in a six-part series. . Every few hundred years there occurs a sharp transformation.

The Rise of Insurance Companies in Sports Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

The next time you turn on the television to watch a sports game or you attend a live sporting event, I want you to pay attention. You’ll notice more and more that the sponsors from one sport to another are insurance companies.

20 Practical & Effective Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits


Fundraising and building donor relations can be one of the most daunting parts of running a nonprofit. It can feel all-consuming, too, since it’s such a critical aspect of running your organization.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Zachary Weinsteiger

Charity Navigator

Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month we will introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers. Millions of visitors come to Charity Navigator annually, and they may be surprised to learn that we're a staff of 25!

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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.

12 Booster Club Fundraising Ideas That Actually Work | Donorbox


Booster clubs are home to passionate parents who want the best for their children, but few of those parents have fundraising experience. This article will provide booster clubs with fundraising ideas that work and make their best. Some of the fundraisers on this list may seem obvious.

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Holding a Golf Tournament This Summer? Here are our Top Reminders!

Greater Giving

Golf tournaments are a fantastic fundraising solution to ongoing pandemic problems. Social distancing. Plenty of circulation. Outside during the best time of year.

Hospital Sponsorship Dollars: From Perennial Headache to a Platform for Purpose


Happy July! For about a third of U.S. hospitals and health systems, you’ve just closed the door on one fiscal year and started another. The organization is closing its books, and your head is spinning. The perennial headache is back—your healthcare organization’s spending of sponsorship dollars.

Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences

WBT Systems

Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences. Read more about Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences

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.

System Update: Mid-July 2021


Features and Enhancements. If you’re using invoices, the %PaymentType% receipt tag now displays as “Invoice – No charge” for donors who select the invoice payment option. To learn more about activating invoices for your organization, check out our help desk! You can now re-send the Pledge Donation Created email. We think this will be really useful if you want to remind recurring donors that a payment is coming up. We’ve adjusted org-level navigation to reflect user permissions.

The Importance Of Employee Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Debbie Laskey is my trusted resource for expert advice on marketing, customer service and leadership. I've had the honor of featuring her on my blog in the past. And, today, Debbie shares her keen insights on the importance of employee engagement.