Mon.Nov 22, 2021

Thanksgiving Greetings


A friend of mine ordered her turkey from a farm. She wanted to be sure she would have the perfect centerpiece for Thanksgiving. Her request was for a 20 pounder. Unfortunately, all the daintier birds were spoken for. So, she’s getting a 30-pound behemoth. Will it fit in the roaster and the oven?

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How Nonprofits Can Effectively Promote their Online Shop on Instagram and Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Talia Walsh , Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at Heal the Bay – an environmental nonprofit that protects the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles, California. The holiday shopping season is upon us.


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Predictive analytics: the future of member retention for associations

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The key to successful member retention lies within your member data. . Read on to learn how modern predictive analytics tools can help your association uncover data insights and help you avoid member lapses. .

The Practice of Personal Gratitude in Fundraising

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Raising money for your small nonprofit is stressful during the holidays, and practicing personal gratitude can pull you through. There are year-end fundraisers and volunteer appreciation events to attend, donors to thank, holiday cards to get in the mail, and last-minute appeals to send out.

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.

Creating a World Where Diverse Native American Cultures & Values are Lived, Protected & Respected: The Association on American Indian Affairs

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Doing Everything You Can To Tell Your Donor They Made A Difference

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Donors want to know that their giving made a difference. That one question alone captures a huge problem in fundraising – a problem you can address in your major gift program. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts fundraising Transparency

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Building a Mission-Driven Board for Your Nonprofit

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Your board is at the root of everything you do – they are true leaders and advisors of your organization, mission and values. But how do they truly become your best advocates? Board Mission-driven Nonprofit board

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Do Nonprofits Pay Taxes? Do Nonprofit Employees Pay Taxes?

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We often get questions from our readers about whether a nonprofit organization must pay taxes, or whether individuals working at a nonprofit must pay taxes.

3 tips for incorporating great visuals into your website


Your website’s visual elements define your organization, helping to draw visitors in and explain your nonprofit’s mission before they read a single word.

FREE Nonprofit Salary Guide 2022: Canada & USA

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Download the Comprehensive Guide to Nonprofit Salaries in Canada and the United States. This report will show you what fair, market wages look like in 2022, including how each role should be paid, how to structure job descriptions, as well as what trends are shaping the industry. Download the guide

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: Late November 2021


This week, we’re grateful for clients like you and for our awesome team, who continue to deliver a great product and amazing customer support. Happy Thanksgiving! Features and Enhancements. First up, we’ve removed the “Package Name” label from receipts with the %PackageName% tag.

Want to increase online giving? Start with an audit.

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The post Want to increase online giving? Start with an audit. appeared first on Big Duck

NIB Trust Fund announces 2022-2023 Call for Applications from now open

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The NIB Trust Fund (NIBTF) has launched the 2022-2023 Call for Applications from Groups/Organizations for programs aimed at education, healing and reconciliation, training certification, and cultural and traditional knowledge building. The NIBTF accepts applications from groups and organizations with Qualified Donee status or a registered charitable number with the Canadian Revenue Agency, more information about […].

Announcing the 4th Edition of the Nonprofit Trends Report

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It was seemingly a year and forever ago when we last wrote about nonprofit trends reports. Back then, we were concerned about heady items like constituent-centric experiences, data-driven culture and strategy, technology for change, and use cases for technology.

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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.

Queen’s University study invites participation from autistic girls and their parents/guardians

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The ASD Studies Laboratory at Queen’s University is looking for autistic girls aged 9-18 and parents/guardians to participate in an online study exploring the gender differences in the self-perception of competencies in youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study includes questions aimed at understanding how individuals understand their own abilities and the differences between the genders […].

4 Reasons Why You Need a Volunteer Onboarding Process


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Learning Science Made Easy: What You Need to Know About ADDIE & Her Agile Alter Ego

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Setting a Strategy for Year-End Fundraising Success


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What is a 509(a)(2) Public Charity and How is It Different from the Rest?


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Stop setting goals and do something more important first

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Every year at this time, my clients tell me about the goals that their companies organizations are working on for the upcoming year and the resolutions that everyone is making. Goals are important.?

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Why You Should Learn Everything You Can From Everyone You Can

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No One Succeeds Alone is the inspiring story of Compass Founder & CEO Robert Reffkin , whose mother, mentors, and search for belonging taught him valuable lessons that anyone with a dream can put into action today to improve their own quality of life.

LifeWorks Mental Health Index™ reveals more than one-third of employees are considering leaving their current job

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LifeWorks, a leading provider of digital total wellbeing solutions, released its monthly Mental Health Index™ for October, revealing a negative mental-health score among Canadians for the 18th consecutive month. Key findings: Overall mental-health score of -10.3

What is Training Needs Analysis and how to perform it?


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2021 inductees to Canadian Disability Hall of Fame announced

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The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP) proudly announces the upcoming induction of three new members into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame. Selected from a remarkable group of nominees, the three inductees for 2021 include world?class

Public voting now open for the iA Financial Group philanthropic contest

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The 12 finalist charities for the fifth edition of the iA Financial Group philanthropic contest have been chosen! Each charity has the chance to win a major donation of $100,000 to support a project that promotes the health and wellness of children under 18. The public has until November 30 to go to and vote for […]. The post Public voting now open for the iA Financial Group philanthropic contest appeared first on CharityVillage.

Participate in a short survey from University of Toronto researchers related to charity communications

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We are a group of researchers from the University of Toronto, investigating the ways that people perceive charities and nonprofits and the ways that they communicate their outcomes to the public. We are looking for 100 experts in the non-profit/charitable sector to fill out a short, 5-7 minute survey, and share their opinions on two hypothetical fundraising […].