Tue.Mar 28, 2023

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Resilience Rides the Waves of Disruption


Now that “disruption” is a business catchphrase, is “resilience” an equally common term in your professional vocabulary? It’s a word that deserves a prominent place in every management team’s playbook. A global biological disaster was unique in our current experience. It introduced the idea that disruption is more like a wave than a precipice. A new threat is building in the wake of every previous challenge.

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Why Nonprofits Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Data Security

NonProfit PRO

As nonprofits remain a target for bad actors due to their vast amount of data, it's imperative to put data security at the top of the priority list. Avoid breaches and maintain donor trust with these protocols.

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Training Employees: How to Structure a Learning and Development Program


Learn how to structure a successful learning & development program for your team with this step-by-step guide. Identify needs, measure impact & more.

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I asked my robot to do it.

NonProfit PRO

ChatGPT has the power to help with nonprofit communications needs. While the technology is by no means a replacement, it is a power tool that fundraisers can use to optimize the work they do and make their lives easier.

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

Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose. Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. In this report, we’ll give you a high-level overview of how to get your organization in shape for technology adoption and best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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10 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 behaviors, techniques and tips you can use to be an effective leader: Respond to questions quickly and fully. Take an interest in your employees and their personal milestone events. Give feedback in a timely manner and make it individualized and specific. Be willing to change your decisions. End every meeting with a follow-up To Do list.

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[Webinar] How to Plan 3 Months Of Fundraising Content In 1 Day


Let’s demystify the content planning process. In this training, participants will gain the tools to create content with purpose and intention—that converts. And we’ll dig into tools and practices to gather nonprofit stories in a way that is ethical and trauma-informed. You’ll take home tools and templates to kick off your content planning right after our session, including a year editorial calendar, a social media calendar, a marketing production calendar, key messaging points, and more.

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The Benefits of One Story: Communicating Financial Information to Your Nonprofit Board


The members of your nonprofit’s Board of Directors are many things: knowledgeable and successful in their areas of focus, community leaders, passionate about your mission, and important decision-makers for your organization. What they might not be are experts in nonprofit finance and management. For the most effective meetings with productive discussions, you need to present your financial information to your board in a way that they understand, and quickly.

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Staff Spotlight: Lourdes Sanders, Chief Financial Officer

Forum One

Our talented staff is the backbone of all our work at Forum One. With diverse backgrounds, experiences, and specializations, they share a curiosity and passion for the mission-driven work we embrace every day. Meet Lourdes Sanders , Forum One’s Chief Financial Officer. Lourdes directs our financial strategy to support our long-term business goals and ensures clients experience excellent accounting service.

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Centering the user perspective


Input from current and potential users of Candid’s tools is crucial to building products for a more efficient and effective social sector. One form this input takes at Candid is User Experience Research (also known as UX research). While we have several channels for gathering customer feedback, UX research is unique since it is about partnering with our current and prospective users to help us understand and adjust to their needs and motivations during the product development process.

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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.

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Should My Nonprofit Use AI? Ultimate AI FAQ for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm, but as nonprofit professionals, we cannot sit by watching the world evolve without us. The current iteration of the AI boom, which went mainstream in 2020 and exploded toward the end of 2022, will revolutionize the internet, digital communication, and offline activities in ways we may not even realize.

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9 Fun Golf Tournament Ideas to Raise Extra Revenue

Greater Giving

It’s tournament time! Here are fun golf tournament ideas to make more revenue. As a golf tournament organizer, it’s your job to make sure that your event is exciting for players and also raises money for charity. To help you do both of those things, we’ve collected 9 fun golf tournament ideas to make your event stand out from the crowd. 1.

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How to Get Matching Gifts Trending at Your Organization

Double the Donation

Employee matching gifts are one of the most popular forms of corporate philanthropy. Still, the source is widely untapped, largely due to a lack of knowledge surrounding the programs.

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