Tue.Jun 15, 2021

Can You Hear Me Now? Does good-quality audio really make a difference?

Association TV

Your members are listening. And if you want to interest, engage and inspire them, then what they hear is crucial.

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What Have We Learned About Creating Engaging Meetings from Virtual Conferences?

The MatrixFiles

Heinan Landa (CEO of Optimal Networks ) asked me last week: As we’re slowly returning to the office and in-person meetings, what lessons from 15 months of virtual meetings should endure? It’s a great question.

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Risk Libraries – an Exciting New Future for Risk Management

360 Factors

Risk libraries are quickly becoming a fantastic tool for banks that want to quickly upgrade their risk management frameworks. It is important to realize the role risk libraries can play in helping them not just mitigate risks better but also control risk management costs.

Nimble AMS wins Partner of the Year Award from Salesforce.org

Nimble AMS

I can’t help bragging a bit today: Each year, Salesforce.org recognizes a select group of partners for their work over the past year as top partners.

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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.

How to Use Artificial Intelligence Ethically for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Technology and artificial intelligence are most certainly making our lives easier and improving efficiencies. But, the power is beyond anything humans have ever seen, and we're heading to a point where technology will soon entirely exceed our capacity and performance on just about everything.

How to Overcome Meddling Nonprofit Management and Boards

Bloomerang

What is it about the fundraising profession that makes people with no training in fundraising or fundraising copywriting think *they* know best? I doubt these same nonprofit CEOs and/or board members would brazenly walk into an operating room and try their hands at surgery. .

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Online Fundraising: How To Start Collecting Donations Online For Your Nonprofit

Kindful

Although many nonprofits still report receiving more donations offline than online, online fundraising is too valuable to ignore. The easier you can make it for your supporters to donate to your cause, the better, and many of them will be looking to do that via their computers and phones.

When and How to Pay Yourself a Nonprofit Salary

Get Fully Funded

As the founder of a new nonprofit, you are probably doing everything yourself and working for free instead of taking a nonprofit salary. . I get it. Everything seems important and you really, really want to get your new organization up and running so you can do the work of changing lives.

How To Get More From Your Donation Form with Conditional Fields

Qgiv

Including custom fields on your donation form ensures you gather exactly the information you need, and better information means better engagement with your donors. You can take custom fields further by enabling conditional logic, so you only show certain fields to the people who need to see them.

How to Build a Proven Simple and Easy Funder-Friendly Budget

TechSoup

If you follow my work, you may have noticed that my advice on writing a grant proposal usually focuses on the written part — called the "narrative" section. But a full grant proposal actually has at least one other component: the budget.

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.

Peer-to-Peer Landscape: Reinventing the Participant Experience

NonProfit PRO

Discover a revolutionary approach to peer-to-peer fundraising. Peer to Peer

Is There a Place for AI in UX Design?

Elevation

Robert Cox interviewed Elevation as part of an undergraduate course at the University of Denver, "Writing for the Public Good," held during the Spring 2021 quarter. The purpose of the class is to better understand the role that writing and research play in creating social change.

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NONPROFIT REPORT: 2020 Virtual Pivot Insights

NonProfit PRO

Glean key insights on the state of fundraising. News/Stats/Studies

Leveraging Your Financial Data to Find The Right Donors

Donor Search

Experienced fundraisers know the importance of leveraging data to develop your fundraising strategy and to craft the right asks for your supporters. While data helps secure fundraising for all gift levels, it’s especially important for your nonprofit’s mid-tier and major gift fundraising.

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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.

Complete Guide to Nonprofit Event Marketing Guide

NonProfit PRO

Attract the right guests, engage them, and keep the buzz going long after your event. Events

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12 Top-Performing Fundraising Event Ideas For Nonprofits

CauseVox

“What kind of fundraisng event should I run for my nonprofit?”. It’s a common question we hear time and time again. Nonprofits are always looking for unique, creative, and effective fundraising events that will help them to stand out from the crowd.

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Bid from the Green: Winning Golf Fundraising Strategies

NonProfit PRO

Maximize giving & create new revenue streams on the golf course. Events

Meeting Elevation in Real Time

Elevation

U of Denver

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Awareness Campaigns: What You Need to Know

NonProfit PRO

Spread your message with impact and engage new audiences with an awareness campaign. Online Fundraising

Candid and racial equity: doing good in the face of tragedy

Candid

The summer of 2020 saw people across the world gathering to demand racial justice in the wake of George Floyd’s murder.

29 Creative Fundraising Ideas for Virtual Events Before & After COVID-19

NonProfit PRO

The digital fundraising transformation is here to stay. Online Fundraising

Introducing Classy Academy, a New Online Training Platform for Nonprofits

Classy

We are excited to announce Classy’s latest advancement in shaping a stronger social sector, Classy Academy —our new learning platform of on-demand courses covering nonprofit best practices for all, as well as how you can optimize Classy to advance your nonprofit’s mission. .

15 Hot Outdoor Fundraising Ideas

NonProfit PRO

Host outdoor events to keep your donors engaged and giving year-round. Events

Are Your Members Creating Value – or Just Consuming Value?

Joy of Membership

While I do not mean to minimize any of the significant challenges that membership organizations have faced during this era of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been a few silver linings among the clouds. .

AccuFund and Its Fund Accounting Software Celebrates 20th Anniversary

NonProfit PRO

AccuFund Inc. is celebrating 20 years of providing nonprofit and government financial/ERP management software. From its roots developing apps for existing accounting software to launching true browser-based fund accounting solutions, AccuFund has evolved into. Software/Technology

7 Nonprofit Donation Form Success Tips You Should Try Today

DonorPerfect

Today’s online fundraising blueprint was laid out long before the Coronavirus pandemic changed our lives. In fact, online giving has consistently grown across all industries over the past several years.

In-house content creation vs. Third-party content creation: What works better and why?

Gyrus

In-house content gets used for creating training materials that need to be company-specific, whereas third-party content is, as you may assume- sourced from other writers and educators

Fundraising Letters: Asking for Donations Made Easy (+ Free Template)

Donorbox

Fundraising letters are used to request grants or endowments from institutions, request support for your nonprofit’s capital campaign ask for donations, in-kind contributions, volunteer time, sponsorships, and more.

Occasion & Challenge Post-Pandemic:?7?Must-Have?Strategies for Today’s Social Donors

One Cause

The post Occasion & Challenge Post-Pandemic:?7?Must-Have?Strategies Must-Have?Strategies Strategies for Today’s Social Donors appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post giving giving days research social social donor social fundraising

Double the Donation and FlexFormz Launch Advanced Matching Gift Automation with 360MatchPro

Double the Donation

Double the Donation and FlexFormz are thrilled to debut their technical integration partnership.

Podcast Recap: Dana Snyder (& Cause Camp Speaker Reveal!)

NonProfit Hub

First Cause Camp Fall speaker revealed! Check out our conversation with Dana Snyder of Positive Equation on our podcast! Are your social media ads helping or confusing your donors?

Coach Campbell's Leadership Principles And Winning Approach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Trillion Dollar Coach is about Bill Campbell , someone you likely never heard of, who coached several of the biggest names in Silicon Valley during a 16-year tenure, and who’s behind-the-scene wisdom helped created over a trillion dollars in market value.

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 5 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

In episode 5 of Managing eLearning , Dr. Deb Stone , Assistant Director of Continuing Education at The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), sat down with Dr. Jon Aleckson and Matt Harpold to discuss how working with associations executives takes time and collaboration to build a digital strategy.

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Urgency

M+R

Read time: 4 minutes. ICYMI: We released a guide to help nonprofits develop creative that reaches your goals while living your values. It’s a pretty great read, if we do say so ourselves! .