Fri.Jun 07, 2024

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Generalizing Your Mission Won’t Help Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

To fundraise for your organization effectively, you must be specific in your mission and define your audience to generate the right support.

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Under Pressure: 2024 State of BC’s Non-Profit Sector Report

Charity Village

The 2024 State of BC’s Non-Profit Sector Report is the fourth installment in a series initiated by a partnership between Vantage Point, Vancouver Foundation, Victoria Foundation, City of Vancouver, United Way British Columbia, and Vancity Community Foundation. The report highlights the findings from the 2024 State of the Sector Survey of 558 nonprofits across British […] The post Under Pressure: 2024 State of BC’s Non-Profit Sector Report appeared first on CharityVillage.

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The Ultimate List of 650+ Live & Silent Auction Item Ideas!

NonProfit PRO

One of the most critical elements for your live, silent, or hybrid auction success is making sure that the items you're putting up for bid are irresistible. Need great ideas to spell success for your live and silent auctions? Download The Ultimate A-to-Z List of Live & Silent Auction Item Ideas for Benefit Auction Success to access over 650 auction item ideas that will captivate and delight your guests!

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Use your arts degree to create a meaningful career in the nonprofit sector

Charity Village

Earning a degree in the arts is a great step towards creating a meaningful career in the nonprofit sector. For those of us who dedicate our careers to the nonprofit sector, we work to improve not only our communities but also the greater world around us. Similarly, those who study and work in the arts, […] The post Use your arts degree to create a meaningful career in the nonprofit sector appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Gateway Foundation Announces Grant Funding Opportunity

NonProfit PRO

Gateway Foundation announced that $2 million in funds from the sale of the Beacon House are now available to provide grants.

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Volunteering Is Back and Bigger than Ever

Tech Soup

Contrary to what recent U.S. census data might have you believe, volunteering has made a remarkable recovery since the COVID-19 pandemic. Interest in volunteering and actual volunteer participation have not only rebounded to pre-pandemic levels but have exceeded them in many cases.

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Direct Marketing Fundraising: Talking to Donors One-on-One

Double the Donation

From connecting with new donors to encouraging current supporters to upgrade, marketing is a core part of fundraising. With tools like social media, TV ads, and search engine ads, you can reach thousands of supporters at the same time. However, it’s hard to build individual relationships when talking to hundreds of donors at once.

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How to Use Prospect Research to Improve Your Asks: 5 Tips

Achieve

Nonprofit professionals turn to prospect research time after time to enhance and strengthen their fundraising strategies, especially when it comes to their major giving programs. This research method has the innate ability to uncover valuable information about prospective major donors, helping your organization better understand and cultivate relationships with prospects.

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LGBTQ+ Fundraisers & Charities to Donate To

Donorbox

Supporting LGBTQ+ fundraisers and charities is an important gesture of solidarity and a commitment to fostering a more equitable and inclusive society. These organizations work tirelessly across various sectors, from healthcare and legal advocacy to education and community support, ensuring that LGBTQ+ individuals receive the protection and opportunities they deserve.

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CharityVillage Connects: Disconnection to Collective Action: Highlights from the 2024 CanadaHelps Giving Report

Charity Village

The 2024 CanadaHelps Giving Report contains some disturbing news – it found that for the eleventh year running, the number of Canadians making donations to charities has declined. According to the report, this alarming downward trend in donations seems to transcend economic circumstances – in other words, data shows that it is not solely caused […] The post CharityVillage Connects: Disconnection to Collective Action: Highlights from the 2024 CanadaHelps Giving Report appeared first on Char

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Maine

Donorbox

There are 10,231 active tax-exempt nonprofits in the Pine Tree State. If you’re ready to join this group of exceptional organizations, we’ve provided a step-by-step guide to walk you through the process. Starting a nonprofit in Maine can feel overwhelming at times, especially if you don’t know where to begin. Nonprofit founders are passionate about […] The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Maine appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.