December, 2022

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Equity Is the Future of Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Human-focused fundraising requires inclusivity and equity among everyone involved in the process. We must acknowledge that any way people like to engage with philanthropy is the right way. Here is how you can improve your organization's fundraising equity. Fundraising fundraising

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Diversify Funding in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Diversifying your funding is critical to your nonprofit’s stability and ability to achieve your mission. With the ups and downs of the past few years, many nonprofit organizations that were heavily dependent on just one or two funding sources found themselves in a tight spot.

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How to Collect Compelling Stories to Use in Your Fundraising Work

The Fundraising Authority

Storytelling has become a hot topic in non-profit fundraising. It went from something that you almost never heard about just a few years ago, to the topic of numerous books , websites and conferences today. There’s a reason for this change: storytelling is extremely important to good fundraising.

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Three Keys for Transforming Your Association with Analytics

Association Analytics

While change in your association is inevitable, it’s important not to change for change’s sake. To make a real impact, harnessing your association data as a guide to meaningful change will benefit your members — and your organization.

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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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GivingTuesday 2022: Celebrating EveryAction customers’ accomplishments

EveryAction

Established in 2012 at the 92nd Street Y as a day to encourage everyone to “give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity,” the nonprofit world knows GivingTuesday , the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a major fundraising day and serves for many as the unofficial start to the year-end fundraising season.

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New Report Reveals Nonprofit Priorities for 2023

NonProfit PRO

OneCause released its new report: The 2023 Fundraising Outlook: Insights for Nonprofit Planning & Prioritization.

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150+ Creative Ways to Show Donors Appreciation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Sean Kosofsky , is the Nonprofit Fixer and founder of Mind the Gap Consulting. He offers courses, consulting, and coaching to transform your organization and your leadership. Nonprofit organizations have a lot of challenges relating to fundraising.

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Why defining BIPOC-led is harder than you think

Candid

As the senior director of Insights at Candid, I often joke that half of my job is asking people to define their terms. The social sector is full of jargon, buzzwords, and abbreviations.

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Are you getting the most out of your retention data?

Association Analytics

If you’re responsible for member retention, you have your renewal rate committed to memory, right? You are most likely doing everything you should — calculating your retention rate on a regular basis, being consistent in your retention formula and sharing results with key stakeholders.

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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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How to Use Email Drip Campaigns to Increase Donations

TechSoup

Donations from individual supporters are an extremely important part of a diversified fundraising strategy for many nonprofit organizations. Increasing donations is an important goal for most organizations. However, maintaining the right cadence of communication can be difficult.

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Making Member Data Count + 10 Fields to Help Your Organization Grow!

Wild Apricot

Growing your membership organization is all about one thing: fostering strong connections with your membership base. Believe it or not, this all starts with member data management! Collecting accurate member data helps you to grow, engage and retain. membership

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2 Ways to Increase Nonprofit Direct Mail Response

NonProfit PRO

If you are looking to increase your direct mail response rates in time for your year-end appeal, time is running out. Here are some tips based on behavioral science to help you right now. Copywriting Direct Mail direct mail Direct-Mail Response

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[Free Webinar] How to Create a Magical Generosity Experience Using Your Website & CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (1 hour). Cost: Free. Presented by: Tim Sarrantonio , Director of Corporate Brand at Neon One. Have you ever sat down with someone in the middle of a movie?

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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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Aging in Place – Caring for the Caregiver

VisionLink

AARP’s Caring for the Caregivers program is accessible nationwide. During the recent pandemic, AARP reached out to United Way Worldwide (UWW) for ideas and opportunities to take the caregivers' support program to the next level.

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Nonprofit Donor Retention 101: Always Do This

Bloomerang

Did you know as many as 81% percent of new donors don’t return to give again? And only 43% of all donors remain loyal? . Donor attrition has gotten worse over time. It’s also the number one reason you’re raising less money than you could. You’re Leaving Money on the Table.

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4 Ways to Use Google Analytics Every Day

TechSoup

This post is adapted from a post by Cause Inspired. You can find the original version on the Cause Inspired site. Web Development Data Management

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21 Leading Association Management Software (AMS) Options

Wild Apricot

The post 21 Leading Association Management Software (AMS) Options appeared first on WildApricot. Website & Technology

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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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6 Steps to Establishing a Donor-Advised Fund Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Vicky Kelberer, research and strategy group manager at Vanguard Charitable, kicked off NonProfit PRO's NonProfit POWER event yesterday with a keynote address. Here are the six key steps she suggested nonprofits should take to create a donor-advised fund (DAF) strategy.

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10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends to Prioritize in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each year Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good presents a free webinar featuring the top ten digital marketing and fundraising trends to prioritize in the following year.

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Solutions for Grant Funded Programs Ready to Delight

VisionLink

Like a special package under the tree, we have new solutions ready for the holidays. All wrapped-up and ready to delight, our CommunityOS®️ platform is designed to support your government grant funding opportunities.

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Why You Can’t Afford To Wait To Buy Donor Management Software

Bloomerang

If you’re ready to buy donor management software, fill out this form and a member of our team will reach out to show you how you can use Bloomerang to raise more funds and make a bigger impact. It’s a busy time of year, which means your time and resources are likely stretched thin.

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7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

TechSoup

In our increasingly interconnected world, about 82 percent Americans use some form of social network. Social media has become an important channel nonprofits can use to boost their outreach and fundraising capabilities. Social Media Marketing and Communications Donor Management

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Nonprofit Annual Report: Creating Your Best One Yet! (+ 15 Examples!)

Wild Apricot

The post Nonprofit Annual Report: Creating Your Best One Yet! (+ 15 Examples!) appeared first on WildApricot. Marketing

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5 Things Every Fundraiser Needs to Do in the First Half of January

NonProfit PRO

I know it feels hard at the moment, but if I could go back and do one thing differently during this time of year, it would be to spend more time planning what I needed to do in the first two weeks of January. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts fundraise fundraising january

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Give Joy!

.orgSource

“True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating new things.” Antione de Saint Exupery. If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift for a colleague, consider joy. Most of us don’t begin the workday expecting anything joyful.

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Giving Tuesday, Looking Back and Looking Ahead

VisionLink

We just LOVE the 10th Anniversary results for Giving Tuesday! According to published reports, the single-day-event raised $3.1 billion, breaking 2021's $2.7 billion mark across the country. Congratulations to the annual cause and amazing outcomes.

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A Christmas Carol, Updated for Our Times

Non Profit AF

Hi everyone, this will be the last post of 2022. I will be back on January 3rd. Charles Dickens’s novella. Humor philanthropy Random stuff

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Last-Minute Tips for End-of-Year Fundraising

TechSoup

The nonprofit sector sees a boost in giving towards the end of the calendar year, and increasing your fundraising efforts during this period can help you to benefit from that surge. Marketing and Communications Donor Management

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How to Use LYBUNT and SYBUNT Reports to Raise Donor Retention

DonorPerfect

Donor lapse is something that all fundraisers want to avoid. This is where LYBUNT and SYBUNT reports come in handy. These reports will give you the information you need to analyze your donors, find out who hasn’t given this year, and use that information to re-engage these important contributors.

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7 Ways to Drive Revenue Growth by Transforming the Mid-Level Donor Experience

NonProfit PRO

During this time of economic uncertainty, many organizations are renewing their focus on higher-value donors to generate revenue and build relationships that will keep them engaged with their mission. Here are seven strategies to elevate your current mid-level donor experience.