Tue.Feb 07, 2023

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Demystifying the Overreliance on Tax Filings as Predictive of Future Results

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofits make a serious error in thinking that the annual reporting of how the sector’s doing is predictive of the future. In reality, external factors such as changes in the economy, donor expectations, and leadership, have a much more significant impact on a nonprofit's future performance.

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Why the AI robots are not going to take your job

Hands on Fundraising

I don’t think the AI robots are taking over yet. You’ve probably heard all the buzz lately about the magic of AI. And perhaps it’s because I’m a writer, but I don’t think these are the answer to your fundraising copywriting needs… or not THE answer. AI: Garbage in… garbage out First, while it all […] The post Why the AI robots are not going to take your job appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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3 Steps for Leaders to Hit Fundraising Goals

NonProfit PRO

One of the biggest challenges as a nonprofit leader is that fundraising goals are easy to set but challenging to meet. Here are three steps to ensure you’re setting realistic quarterly fundraising goals for the rest of 2023.

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How to write a winning grant proposal


Writing a proposal for a project grant can feel like a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it doesn’t need to be a bewildering endeavor. Like climbing a mountain, it helps to have a path to follow to reach its summit, or in this case, a map of sorts to guide you to your desired destination—a compelling proposal that unlocks funding to advance your mission-driven work.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

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

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention. Join us for this data-driven session with two thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa, for the tools to tackle and reverse the cu

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Keeling Curve Prize Application Deadline Is Fast Approaching

NonProfit PRO

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for the 2023 Keeling Curve Prize. Ten climate projects and programs will be awarded $50,000 each to reduce greenhouse gases.

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7 Effective Tips to Increase Fundraising Event Attendance


Fundraising events can be a stressful challenge for some organizations. Throughout all the planning for the event, there’s one important question that can cause a lot of worry: will there be enough people attending the event? Increasing event attendance is all about promoting your event with the right tools, in the right way, to the right people. Before you get overwhelmed, read these 7 effective tips to increase fundraising event attendance.

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Step Up Your Advertising in 2023

Tech Soup

There are a wealth of ways to promote your nonprofit, and paid advertising is one of the most effective. By putting some money behind a campaign, you can get more eyes on it, encouraging more people to interact with your organization. It's a fantastic way of attracting potential donors, volunteers, and supporters who may not have discovered you otherwise.

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GA4 FAQs: What Mission-Driven Organizations Need to Know

Forum One

If you haven’t already started using Google Analytics 4 (GA4), there’s no time like the present. We’ve said it before and said it again —there’s no reason to delay the switch from Universal Analytics (UA), the tool 99% of our partners use as default. In a recent webinar, we gave answers to some of the GA4 FAQs we’ve been asked and showed partners a step-by-step process to getting started.

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Paid Media ROI for Nonprofits

Media Cause

At Media Cause, we’re truly passionate about our clients and the causes they represent. We want our campaigns to succeed so that the organizations we work with can continue the impactful work that they do. Therefore, when we create a media campaign , we always have a plan in place to measure paid media ROI (return on investment) and the success of every dollar invested.

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Learning Management Systems Complete Buyer's Guide


LMS buyer guide: Use this comprehensive LMS buying guide to evaluate, select, and deploy the right enterprise learning management system (LMS) for you and your business. Click to learn more!

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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Drumroll, please! Landmark Research on Volunteer Engagement & Funding

VQ Strategies

Today was a longtime coming. After years of meetings, dialogue, presentations, advocacy, (and yes, maybe even some proverbial hair-pulling in frustration), today was the launch of the Initiative for Strategic Volunteer Engagement and the release of landmark research about how organizational leaders and funders view and prioritize volunteer engagement.