Tue.Jul 20, 2021

To Build or Buy a Software Solution: Which is Right for You?

Association Analytics

We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ” The “it” can be any software solution and “they” can be your staff, members or the general public.

Nonprofit to Make Virtual Option Permanent Part of Its Events

NonProfit PRO

It became clear that the remaining cycling rides couldn’t go on as planned across the country in 2020, so the organization turned to an online peer-to-peer fundraising platform to help it pivot to hybrid and then virtual events. Utilizing the Sweet!


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Taking a Deeper Look at the “Social” Piece of ESG (Environmental Social Governance)


In our most recent white paper, “ Exploring Environmental Social Governance ” we include a section that picks apart the pieces of ESG, including a list of some of the items under the “social” category.

Planning Your Post-COVID-19 Fundraising Strategy

NonProfit PRO

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic with business closures and sheltering in place across the country, nonprofit organizations scrambled to deal with their new reality, which included the uncertainty of fundraising, budget cuts and laid-off employees.

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.

Webinar: Maximizing Donations in A Virtual World


Credit cards, email, the internet, social media — these are just a few of the exciting benefits of the ‘virtual age.’ ’ But the virtual world can create challenges for fundraising, and more specifically, for creating strong donor relationships.

Nonprofit to Make Virtual Option Permanent Part of Its Annual Events

NonProfit PRO

It became clear that the remaining cycling rides couldn’t go on as planned across the country in 2020, so the organization turned to an online peer-to-peer fundraising platform to help it pivot to hybrid and then virtual events. Utilizing the Sweet!

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Summer round-up: free tools for you

Hands on Fundraising

(Originally posted in 2017… updated for you!) Did I say “free tools?” ” Yes, yes I did. It’s summer. It’s hot. So today’s post is an easy one: no heavy lift, and maybe a little help. Here’s a grab bag of free or cheap tools I use and like.

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What to Consider When Picking Your Next Fundraising Event Theme


Many organizations are re-inventing themselves and their events after the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the whole world was tilted on its axis in the last year and a half, if there was ever a time to try something new, it’s now.

A Guide to Preparing for Drupal 9

Forum One

We’ve put together this handy guide to preparing for Drupal 9.

When Members Do THIS, Can I Automatically Do THAT?

Joy of Membership

As I’ve been chatting with organizations about the automations that are possible with JourneyCARE, some version of this question almost always comes up, When someone does THIS , can I automatically do THAT ? When a member signs up, can I automatically send them this sequence of onboarding emails?

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.

Good Finds For Nonprofits: DipJar

NonProfit Hub

Each month we’ll bring you a new resource that we think could revolutionize the nonprofit sector—or at least your workweek. It may be an app, platform, podcast, or product that will help you do more good.

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Is Your Volunteer Management Solution Up-to-Date in 2021?

Volunteer Hub

Your volunteer management solution can make or break your volunteer program! Is your strategy & solution up-to-date in 2021? Your organization’s volunteer management solution is a crucial component of your volunteer program.

Using Collaborative Data Collection to Combat Human Trafficking


Human trafficking is one of the world's fastest-growing crimes. It spans continents and industries, and it is often extremely difficult to identify and prosecute perpetrators.

The 5 Ws and an H of the Written Board Report

NonProfit PRO

Board meetings are relational and transactional affairs. The optimal results are achieved through processes guided by Consensus, Roberta or Robert’s rules that result in fully informed decisions that in turn further an organization’s mission while providing guidance to the executive director/CEO.

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.

Tax Benefits of Corporate Giving, with Jon Liff, CPA at Edelstein


In 2019, corporations donated a little over $20 billion to charity. But how exactly are they incentivized to give, apart from doing good in their communities?

A Day in the Life of a Classy Account Executive


This is a guest post by Lauren Montella, Senior Recruiter at Classy. In the for-profit sector, it’s no secret that a sales department plays a pivotal role in the success of both its company and those of its customers.

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How To Deliver What Your Organization Needs Most From You

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Accomplished leadership and executive coaches Bill Berman and George Bradt have discovered over the past 30 years that: People lose their ability to influence others and impact the organizations they work at because they are not focused on the most essential, mission-critical business and cultural priorities of the organization.