Wed.Apr 28, 2021

Want To Innovate? Don’t Get Too Comfortable

.orgSource

A colleague recently confided in me that although her association is facing serious challenges, the board isn’t interested in learning how to govern more effectively. Her attempts to educate them are always met with resistance. You can guess where this group is headed.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

Kim , conference wellness warrior and attendee engager, recently shared a roundup of the best icebreakers for digital events. She says that great icebreakers create virtual wellness experiences that build camaraderie.

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NetForum solutions for Hybrid Meetings

Gravitate

As life and business slowly return to normal, many of us are moving from producing entirely virtual conference experiences to hybrid events.

How to Up Your Nonprofit Game on TikTok

NonProfit PRO

By the looks of it on social, more and more nonprofits and social causes are getting on TikTok. There's a reason for it: It's where all the cool people hang out. Because of it, savvy nonprofit marketing pros know that's where they want to be as well. Social Media Social media TikTok

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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.

Common Reasons Why New Nonprofits Fail and How to Avoid It: Part One

Bloomerang

With one and a half million tax exempt nonprofits in the United States alone, it’s not surprising that thousands of nonprofits fail each year. Forbes states fifty percent will hit the wall in the first twelve months.

What Is the Difference Between a Nonprofit and a Social Enterprise?

TechSoup

Social enterprise is a hot topic generating a lot of buzz but lacking clear definition.

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Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

Cloud 4 Good

On April 21, 2021, Salesforce.org brought together an international Nonprofit Community for the very first Nonprofit Summit. Held virtually, this inaugural event featured appearances from inspiring speakers, such as Dr. Jane Goodall, show-stopping performers, like Leslie Odom Jr.,

What Baseball Can Teach Us about Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

Baseball season is officially upon us. I’m sure lots of you are excited for promising meetings between the Dodgers, Rockies, Phillies, Cardinals, Cubs, and the Braves. To be completely honest with you, baseball isn’t my thing.

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How Data and Technology Can Fuel Donations

NonProfit PRO

Join this webinar to learn how to implement technology to collect more data and utilize that data to connect with donors, grow revenue in less time & cost while exceeding donor expectations.

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What’s New With Classy for Salesforce and Classy for NPSP

Classy

We’ve always greatly appreciated our clients’ enthusiasm for Classy for Salesforce and Classy for NPSP and their willingness to provide us with feedback on how the integrations can improve. It’s that feedback that helped inform our most recent Classy for Salesforce and Classy for NPSP releases.

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.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 44: Selecting and Migrating New Technology

NonProfit PRO

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark is joined by Andrew Kayton, director of donations at Fisher House Foundation, and Madison 'Maddy' Bump, Salesforce administrator at Fisher House Foundation, to share their experience with selecting and migrating a new technology platform.

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How to Start a 501c5: Ultimate Guide to Registering a 501(c)(5) Nonprofit

Donorbox

Starting a tax-exempt organization can be a daunting task. Once you have an idea—and you’re sure it’s a good idea that can help people—where do you start? What are the steps to get the correct tax-exempt status?

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How BHcare Foundation Created Their Successful Virtual Event

Qgiv

When a door closes, a window opens… at least that’s how it seemed to the BHcare Foundation team! The COVID-19 pandemic appeared to close the door on their annual in-person event, A Chance to Shine.

Be Part of the NTEN Community Year-round

NTEN

We were thrilled to spend a few days learning and connecting alongside many of you last month at the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference. But that learning and connecting aren’t over! Online Forums.

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.

The Best Nonprofit Conferences for Any Fundraiser

Qgiv

An important part of being an effective fundraiser is staying up to date on current fundraising trends , industry best practices, and donor preferences. One of the best ways to do that is to attend occasional nonprofit conferences. They’re the best!

The Hybrid Fundraising Event

Greater Giving

Virtual Events in a Post-COVID Future. The onset of COVID-19—and the resulting restrictions on large gatherings—necessitated a very quick pivot away from traditional fundraising galas and in-person events.

Fundraising for Education: Your Guide to Doing Virtual Fundraising Right

Qgiv

While virtual fundraising was already gaining traction pre-pandemic, it certainly became a dominating force during the pandemic.

How To Be An Inspirational Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, I bring back one of my most-read blog posts from a few years ago: At the end of each year, I select my choice for the best new leadership book for that year, and then highlight that book on my blog.

Ontario energy bill relief offers on-bill credits of $750-$1,500

Charity Village

Do you know about the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)? It provides an on-bill credit to eligible residential, small business and registered charity customers to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular payments.

7 Employee Engagement Ideas to Promote Philanthropy

Double the Donation

When you think of employee engagement , what comes to mind? It could mean having happy employees, employees who are invested in the work they’re doing for your company, or employees who feel good about what your company does as a whole. In reality, all of those traits define employee engagement.

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Funding available for Black-led nonprofits supporting Black children and youth in STEM

Charity Village

The Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) is deeply committed to supporting the community and wants to celebrate and amplify the work of nonprofits who are working to nurture the next generations of Black technologists and STEM enthusiasts.