Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Getting Forward To Normal: Understanding What Business Nonprofits Are In

NonProfit PRO

We've seen many organizations that have been challenged by knowing the real nature of their business. Challenges like this stem from thinking the tangible thing we do is more important than the meaning people get from what we do. For nonprofits, this can manifest when we do these three things.

Why You Should Keep Humility At The Core Of Your Nonprofit Messages


As nonprofit professionals, I think it’s important that we take what I call an honest “humility audit” of our intentions when it comes to what we’re sharing with our supporters. . Before I dive in, please know that this blog post isn’t meant to attack anyone! I’m right there with you.


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How To Write The Best Year-End Fundraising Appeal


What Is A Fundraising Appeal? A year-end fundraising appeal is the persuasive content a nonprofit organization uses to ask for financial support for at the end of the year (aka during the height of the giving season).

Best Practices in Sending Year-End Statements to Donors


Year-end tax statements provide donors with a convenient summary of their charitable contributions. They also offer your organization an additional opportunity to express its appreciation. We know how busy fundraisers are at the end of the year, so we've put together these simple guidelines for you.

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.

6 Ways To Raise More Online During Year-End 2021


You know the drill everyone: it’s time to rev those fundraising machines for the year-end!

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Why Donor Testimonials are Important  

NonProfit PRO

Whether you want to call it social proof, a testimonial — it doesn’t really matter. Donor’s love hearing from other donors. It helps give them that "extra" little push or nudge if you will. Here are some ideas to get you started. Donor Relationship Management Donor Donor testimonials

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Will a Capital Campaign Cannibalize Your Annual Fundraising?

Wild Apricot

This is a blog post by Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, and Andrea Kihlstedt, co-founders of the Capital Campaign Toolkit. Are you worried that if you ask for big campaign gifts, donors won’t give smaller amounts towards your annual appeals? Having nightmares. fundraising

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Shake Up Your End-Of-Year Fundraising


You know the drill everyone: it’s time to rev those fundraising machines for the lucrative end-of-year donor cycle.

How to Show Thanks to Your Donors This Thanksgiving


Your donors are key to your success as a nonprofit. They help you work toward achieving your mission thanks to their giving. Now is the perfect time to thank them for all they’ve done to support you and those you serve. Read on for our tips on how to show some donor appreciation this holiday season.

Donor Management - The Complete QA Guide for Nonprofits


Relationships are built on trust, and when people trust your message, they’re more likely to engage with your nonprofit. You build trust when people feel a connection to your message, and when they understand the work that you do helps accomplish their own goals.

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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.

Is Virtual Fundraising Still Needed?


From the time we added this topic to our content calendar to the time of publishing, COVID-19 case numbers began to steadily increase as the holidays approached, which gave us a clear answer to the question in this blog’s title: Yes. Virtual fundraising is still needed.

Your Welcome Wednesday Workflow in 6 Steps


You worked hard to rally supporters on GivingTuesday, the biggest giving day of the year… now what? We created Welcome Wednesday so that potential won’t go to waste.

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Community is at the heart of 22NTC


As we do every year after the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we reviewed evaluations, debriefed the entire conference as a team, and brought ideas to our various committees to help us plan an even better event the next time.

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Donor Search

Last week’s Tip Tuesday gave you the characteristics of a typical stock gift prospect. This week, learn how to successfully process stock gifts. What Donors Need to Make a Stock Gift Through good marketing and direct conversations, you will motivate and guide your donors in stock giving. To make a stock gift, donors will need:…

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.

8 Attributes Of High-Performing Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, author of the new book, Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook , explains that high-performing teams have these eight attributes : The team has time to meet and get to know each other. All team members participate to establish team goals.

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How to Make A Successful #GivingTuesday Post in Just 5 Minutes

Greater Giving

Any nonprofit, no matter how small, can land donations on Giving Tuesday by visualizing the perfect donor and making a powerful, inspiring first impression.

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Navigating Resilience & Opportunity in a Changed World

Saleforce Nonprofit

Last week, I had the immense pleasure of hosting a virtual discussion and Q&A with a group of nonprofit CEOs and CIOs to talk about how they’re navigating opportunity and building resilience in this changed world we all find ourselves in.

7 Words to Avoid During Thanksgiving (and All Year Round)

Whole Whale

As marketers, Thanksgiving has marked the start of the end-of-year season when so many nonprofits compete with other businesses for their supporters’ attention. Although, this has become less true as end-of-year campaigns start earlier and earlier.)