August, 2022

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Nonprofit Volunteer Management: Three Tips to Increase and Maintain Engagement

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Volunteers are a lifeline for many nonprofits. More than 10.4 million volunteers are currently needed to support nonprofits (VolunteerMatch). And the current estimated national value of each volunteer hour is $29.95 (Independent Sector). Let’s do the math and make a conservative estimate.

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How Fintech Is Changing Nonprofit Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit funding is evolving rapidly, with new players and technologies emerging almost daily. To keep up with the latest trends, let’s take a look at how fintech is shaping the future of nonprofits from small-dollar donors and what steps you can take to adopt these practices at your organization.

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The Fundraising Authority - Untitled Article

The Fundraising Authority

Last week, I was a panelist on an upcoming panel called “The Ins and Out of Grant Writing for Nonprofits” hosted by NXUnite! . I was thrilled to have an opportunity to speak to the work of The Fundraising Authority and my experience in the nonprofit industry. .

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An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth

Association Analytics

The post An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

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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.

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Budget for Communications and Marketing When Proposing New Initiatives

The MatrixFiles

Last week, I attended and spoke at the International Foundation’s Technology and Benefit Communications Conference, held in Boston, MA. I spoke on the topic of “Next-Generation Tools to Enhance Your Communications,” or next-gen tools to communicate benefits to employees.

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Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Those who register and attend all three webinars in the series will earn a Certificate of in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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3 Big Opportunities That Allow Small Nonprofits to Stand Out

NonProfit PRO

Being smaller is no excuse for not making a heroic effort; your mission deserves smart fundraising. And smart fundraising means taking advantage of these big opportunities. Annual Campaigns Direct Response fundraising Fundraising opportunities small nonprofits

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Technology for Whom? Owning Our Platforms

Non Profit Quarterly

“KAINJI” BY KOMI OLAFIMIHAN/WWW.KOMIOLAF.COM. Click here to download this article as it appears in the magazine, with accompanying artwork. Editors’ note: This article is from the Summer 2022 issue of the Nonprofit Quarterly , “Owning Our Economy, Owning Our Future. ”.

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An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth – 8/31/22

Association Analytics

The post An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth – 8/31/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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Best Strategies To Reframe The Fundraiser’s Role To Achieve Nonprofit Success

Bloomerang

I write a LOT about the role of the fundraiser as “ philanthropy facilitator.” ” This individual guides people along the pathway to passionate philanthropy. Philanthropy facilitators don’t do the work for donors, but with them — standing by their side along the journey.

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How to Write a Brilliant Board Meeting Agenda: 4 Steps, Must-Haves, Samples and Templates

Wild Apricot

Board meetings are where the big decisions get made for your nonprofit! Each and every meeting is an opportunity for your board of directors to brainstorm, troubleshoot and shape the direction of your organization. If you want to hold the best board

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Understanding the Psychology of Why Donors Give to Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When you think of why your nonprofit’s donors support your organizations, do you expect each of their motivations to be the same? Are you acknowledging those differences in the way you build relationships with these supporters? If you answered “no…well actually… maybe,” then you are not alone.

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What Makes Wealthy Donors Tick?

NonProfit PRO

As nonprofits become more dependent on larger donors, the more fundraisers know about them, the better. And, research shows they may have some traits that fundraising professionals should know about. Donor Demographics Major Gifts Donors fundraising Major-gifts Wealthy donors

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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.

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Philanthropy must prioritize elevating and including Black voices

Candid

In 2020, the philanthropic sector started conversations about how philanthropy can better support Black-led organizations and the Black community.

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4 Ways to Expand the Value of Your AMS with Analytics

Association Analytics

You may not realize it, but you are sitting on a treasure trove of data in your AMS.

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5 Tips For A Winning Nonprofit Digital Advertising Program

Bloomerang

Think of a brand , any brand. Which business or organization comes to mind first? Whether it’s one of the big dogs or a smaller brand you love, they have surely advertised to you online. It may be how you first discovered them, and it’s likely a big part of their strategy to stay on your radar.

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Everything You Need To Know About Hosting Your Membership Site On WordPress

Wild Apricot

How do I create a membership website through WordPress? Why should I use WordPress? These questions probably landed you on this page. Creating the best membership website for you can be a daunting task. There's lots to consider! Fortunately, you've

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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.

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Fiscal Sponsorship for Nonprofits: An Alternative to 501c3 Status

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Startup nonprofits, nonprofit newbies, umbrella organizations, community foundations, mentors… there are a lot of ways people may think about or refer to fiscal sponsorships, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term “fiscal sponsorship.”

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How to Get Over Your Fear of Asking Donors for a Gift

NonProfit PRO

Many fundraisers have inquired about asking donors for gifts, and more specifically, how to get over the fear of it. Very simply, there is only one way to get over that fear. Major Gifts Donor gifts

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Digital Must-Haves for Fall Fundraising Success Part 5: Digital Advocacy Forms

EveryAction

Editor’s note: this post was originally published in October 2020 and was last updated in August 2022. It’s never too early to start planning for your nonprofit’s GivingTuesday and year-end fundraising efforts.

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Predict 2022 – Acumen User Conference – 10/26/22

Association Analytics

The post Predict 2022 – Acumen User Conference – 10/26/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Data Quality Events Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

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Roundup: The Best Year-End Fundraising Advice From Nonprofit Consultants

Bloomerang

Your busiest giving season is right around the corner. Are you prepared? In this roundup, I compiled the best year-end fundraising advice from several nonprofit consultants in my network. Use these best practices to get a jumpstart on your year-end planning.

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6 ways to put more heart into your fundraising today

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising is about using your heart as well as your head. And maybe fundraising isn’t really about money at all. In the long-run, successful fundraising focuses on relationships. And good fundraisers use their hearts as much as their heads.

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How to Launch & Grow a Tribute Giving Program for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tribute giving is when a donor makes a donation in someone else’s name to honor that person or to celebrate a special occasion. Tribute gifts are most often made by supporters with a strong belief in your mission who prefer to donate to a good cause rather than spend money on traditional gifts.

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Digital Marketing Tactics to Combat a Looming Recession and Declining Donations

NonProfit PRO

While economic health can be unpredictable, there are tactics you can employ to help ensure your organization operates efficiently and effectively through uncertainty. E-mail Grants Search Engine Marketing Declining donations Digital marketing Email Recession Seo

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Providence Public Library: “A Most Democratic Insitution”

DipJar

Ah, public libraries! Are there any more wonderful places? We enjoy every opportunity to speak with library customers, learning how they serve their communities and how DipJar supports those efforts.

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Think You’re Not a Writer? Your Guide to Writing a Great Fundraising Appeal

The Storytelling Non-profit

Translating a cause you care about into compelling words for a fundraising appeal can be a challenge. We can have all kinds of hang-ups about our writing, judgments about its quality, and whether or not we’re a good writer, to begin with.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Handle Donor Rejection

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to handle donor rejection. .

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Create the ultimate nonprofit email newsletter

Get Fully Funded

One of the best ways to stay in touch with your donors on a consistent basis is through a nonprofit email newsletter. When done well, email newsletters can be fast and cheap for you and heartwarming for your donor, basically meeting everyone’s needs.

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[Free Webinar] The Giving Tuesday Cheat Sheet for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year, 35 million people and 80 countries participated in Giving Tuesday, and these numbers are steadily increasing each year. When the big day is over, more than one-third of annual giving happens in December alone.

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