Mon.Aug 02, 2021

When the Team Travels to the Future and the Board Lags Behind—How Do You Develop Leaders for the Digital Era?


What happens when your team drives the DeLorean Back to the Future and the board isn’t along for the ride? The office might boast the latest technology with a staff that is ready and able to grow and change.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Relevant Content Marketing


This is part three in a six-part series. Read part one and part two. . In part one of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: . Investing in digital-first fundraising and marketing communications. Mastering online user experience and messaging.


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How to Plan a COVID-Friendly School Fundraising Auction

Top Nonprofits

As a parent, education professional, or volunteer, you know that schools of all shapes and sizes frequently have to turn to fundraising campaigns and events to power their missions. Yet constantly looking for new ways to engage your audience and raise important funds can be a challenge.

Does the Peanut Butter or Jelly Come First in Monthly Giving?

NonProfit PRO

As someone who’s been working with and on monthly donor programs for almost 30 years now, the order of operations comes up a lot. It often creates a pause or a stop in the growth of monthly donors.

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.

Functional Expenses Decreased During Covid-19? How to Prepare for Conversations with Funders

Blue Avocado

The topic of functional expenses has garnered attention at nonprofit board meetings over the past year. Many nonprofits feel pressure from foundation and government funding sources to maintain a certain level of program expenses as a percentage of total expenses (for example, greater than 75%).

Imagine if Marvel made a movie about nonprofit superheroes

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, I’m back from a month of not writing. Thank you for your patience. During this time, I was. Humor Random stuff

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Study Pushes for More Transparency in Donation Pledges to Racial Equity

NonProfit PRO

The joint PolicyLink-Bridgespan Group analysis, "Moving from Intention to Impact: Funding Racial Equity to Win," is calling for funders to be more transparent about where their proposed dollars went, as 94% of donors have yet to report data, which has made pinpointing the actual funding to racial equity efforts extremely difficult.

Steps to calculate ROI from your LMS


LMS should focus on the basic requirements like saving training time duration and cost, cutting down the employee turnover rate, and providing the best solution in the market

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Let This Hybrid Registration With Fundraising Event Inspire You This Fall: Pasadena Humane


Each month, get inspired by a unique and timely campaign that shows exactly how to use the Classy fundraising platform to the fullest. . Hybrid event models are quickly emerging as a new standard for nonprofits.

Why You Need Different ‘Prices’ for Donor Asks

NonProfit PRO

In fundraising, a donor parts with money when he or she perceives that the “price” being “paid” is worth what happens when the money is used. The donor is giving a sum of money for something, and it is right for him or her. This is a key concept that you, as a major gifts officer (MGO), should pay attention to when designing asks for your caseload donor. What is right for the donor as it relates the amount you propose to ask for? Major Gifts

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: Early August 2021


We’ve got a big update to start off this month! Lots of enhancements and fixes for our auction platform, some updates to our integrations, and a new reporting feature. Features and Enhancements. For auctions, we’ve added the ability to clone sponsors along with other auction settings during cloning. Also for auctions, you can now see Store items purchased during registration in the Auction Virtual Terminal. Integration users with lots of forms!

Characteristics Of The Best Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Melissa Greenwell interviewed many top business executives while doing research for her book, Money on the Table. When she asked them to list characteristics of their best leaders, those who work well as a team, collaborative was almost always first and foremost.