Mon.Sep 13, 2021

[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

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10 shows about nonprofit and philanthropy that would be way better than “The Activist”

Nonprofit AF

By now you’ve probably heard about the new show to debut on CBS called “The Activist,” in which six activists. Humor Random stuff

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Give Now, Pay Later

NonProfit PRO

I would like to emphasize here why it’s important to know the distinction between paying off a pledge over time, versus starting a recurring gift. Recurring Donations Software/Technology

“Is Your Organization Outgrowing eTapestry?”

Bloomerang

Blackbaud Doesn’t Want You To Use eTapestry. I received a flurry of emails, calls and texts from partners and current eTapestry customers after Blackbaud sent out the following email in July 2016: Subject: Is your organization outgrowing eTapestry?

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.

Keep Your Gaze on the Donor’s Heart

NonProfit PRO

You’re feeling the pressure. You have to reach your goal. You were reminded again last week. Some donors on your caseload are behind. And there is concern that the budgeted funds will not come in. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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How Automation Can Transform Your Association

Nimble AMS

Automation reduces the burden of manual tasks to save staff time that can be directed toward higher value work. Read on to learn what types of processes you could be automating and how to get started with automation today. ?There

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Key facts, figures, and trends among U.S. labor unions

Candid

Last week, in honor of Labor Day, we shared an introduction to unions, including six things people might not know about the role of unions in the social sector. In this second blog in a two-part series, we share key facts and figures about U.S.

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Lady Gaga’s Foundation Promotes Kindness with #BeKind21 Social Media Campaign

NonProfit PRO

The Born This Way Foundation is promoting kindness for the third-straight year with its #BeKind21 campaign that culminates on the U.N. International Day of Peace. Foundations Health Social Media

How to Prevent Staff Burnout During Technology Changes

TechSoup

Across industries, employees are rethinking their careers , and the nonprofit industry is no different. Nonprofit organizations have filled critical gaps since the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way of living and working last year.

Learn How to Guide Nonprofit Leaders Toward the Truth Instead of Letting Them Rely on Their Opinions

Bloomerang

In much of our culture, we glorify opinions over facts. At one place I worked, the executive director gleefully presented everyone on the management team with a sweatshirt as a team-building gift. It said “Maven University: Opinion above Knowledge.” . I was embarrassed to wear it.

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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.

A journey of understanding: Steps on the path of Reconciliation for nonprofits

Charity Village

September 30 – National Day for Truth & Reconciliation The Government of Canada recently passed legislation to make September 30 a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is an important step in the reconciliation process.

Getting Started with AI for Nonprofits: Crash Course

Charity Navigator

Between changing giving habits and methods , the rise of new tech, and the pandemic’s ongoing impacts, there are plenty of trends and developments to keep up with. Artificial intelligence is among the most talked-about nonprofit trends of the past several years.

What a Finance Committee Can Do for Your Board of Directors

Blue Avocado

Implementing a finance committee of the board of directors was one of the best things our organization ever did—here’s why. Baby Bear Hugs’ mission is enhancing family strengths for happy and healthy children, families, and communities.

7 More Horrible Mistakes You’re Making with Your Sponsorship Program

The Sponsorship Collective

If you’ve been a long-time reader of the blog, then you should remember this post about the ways to (unknowingly) destroy your sponsorship program, or maybe this one. Well, I’m back today with another post in that same vein about what not to do when starting your sponsorship program.

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.

Customer Story: The Duradash Activity Challenge Raises 6x More With CauseVox

CauseVox

The last year has seen a lot of nonprofits dipping their toes into online fundraising for the first time. Spinal CSF Leak Foundation was among those numbers when they ran their first peer-to-peer fundraising campaign on CauseVox.

Advice for a Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

Saleforce Nonprofit

“Recognize the disruptions we all face, and act — don’t simply observe.”. This advice from Rick Shadyac, President of ALSAC , the fundraising and awareness organization for St.

System Update: Mid-September 2021

Qgiv

Features and Enhancements. Recurring donors getting too many emails? You now have the option to turn off email notifications for a recurring donation series. Remember, best practice is still to make sure your donors get a year-end donation summary for their tax records.

Webinar: Drive Donations & Engagement Via Gift Matching

NonProfit PRO

How valuable are Employer matching gifts? 84% of donors say they are more likely to donate if a match is offered.

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Sync Donorbox Plans with Enhanced Recurring Donations in Salesforce

Donorbox

Donorbox Salesforce integration now supports sync with enhanced recurring donations model in Salesforce.

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Why User Experience (UX) is Important for Learner Engagement?

Gyrus

User experience (UX) is an important pillar of any teaching that considerably increases the possibilities of learner engagement

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Here We Go Again… With an Uncertain Future, Be Prepared for a Return to Virtual

WBT Systems

Here We Go Again… With an Uncertain Future, Be Prepared for a Return to Virtual. Read more about Here We Go Again… With an Uncertain Future, Be Prepared for a Return to Virtual

Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia releases new election resource for nonprofits

Charity Village

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia has conducted a non-partisan summary of the 4 major party policies from a community sector standpoint.

12 School & Higher Ed Fundraising Platforms That Match Gifts

Double the Donation

You know better than anyone that planning a university fundraising campaign can feel a bit overwhelming. With many moving parts and ever-changing components, it’s important to find the right higher ed fundraising platforms that can support your school every step of the way.