August, 2022

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.

An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth

Association Analytics

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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.

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. ”.

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.

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

Association Analytics

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Take Part in the Largest Ever Survey on Digital Equity


EDITOR’S NOTE: TechSoup is partnering with Connect Humanity to map the state of digital accessibility across civil society.

Planning the Perfect Annual Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking to bring in secure funding for your nonprofit organization, annual fundraising is a must-do! A watertight annual fund campaign helps you strengthen donor relationships, bring in new supporters and secure your operational expenses

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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.

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

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


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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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.

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.

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.

Diversifying Your Grant Portfolio


If your organization tends to receive funding from the same small pool of grant sources — perhaps benefiting from one or two government grant awards each year — then it may be a good time to start diversifying your grant portfolio.

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Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

Get Fully Funded

For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Asking for money, can be uncomfortable, right? We all grew up learning that it wasn’t polite to talk about money and it definitely wasn’t right to ask your friends and family for handouts.

Philanthropy must prioritize elevating and including Black voices


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

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Handle Donor Rejection


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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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.

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.”

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

Association Analytics

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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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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.

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. .

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


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.

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.

Providence Public Library: “A Most Democratic Insitution”


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.

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

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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Recurring Donations vs. Memberships – Which to Use and When?


Have you ever wondered if there was a difference between recurring donations and memberships? Why do online donation tools offer both, and should your nonprofit include both? The answer to this question depends on your organization’s fundraising goals and why you want people to give.

What’s The Difference Between A Principal Gift And A Mega Gift?


A lot of what we do in fundraising was inherited or just common knowledge. We rarely know who coined certain development terms or originated some of the activities and fundraising we use today. There is one term though that has stood the test of time.

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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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