December, 2023

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4 Ways Nonprofits Can Start Using AI in 2024

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kyle Behrend — a seasoned not-for-profit professional dedicated to educating and empowering nonprofits with AI through NFPs.AI. The nonprofit sector, often stretched for resources and expertise, is uniquely positioned to benefit from the efficiencies and opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The successful implementation of AI-powered solutions in nonprofits has shown significant potential to enhance organisational efficiency.

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4 Common Recurring Gift Bloopers

NonProfit PRO

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are near and the year-end giving crunch is on. That’s why I am sharing a few bloopers in direct mail and emails that could have been prevented in the past few months.

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Leadership’s Biggest Perk—Giving Others a Boost

.orgSource

Scoring a big strategic win is exciting. Although there may be many others involved, the person in charge becomes the face of success. That’s one of the perks of leadership. Helping others to rise can be even more rewarding. Encouraging a colleague to shoot for that sought-after certification, offering advice on an important project, or simply inspiring the confidence to see future potential, are the less visible activities that make leadership meaningful.

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Nonprofit Tax Compliance: Three Things You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Just because your nonprofit is tax-exempt doesn’t mean you can relax during tax season. Discover three things you need to know about nonprofit tax compliance.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - SVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention. Join us for this data-driven session with two thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa, for the tools to tackle and reverse the cu

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Grow your nonprofit revenue in 2024: Practical tactics to navigate challenging economic conditions

Charity Village

On February 15, join us for a free webinar to learn strategies for growing your nonprofit revenue in 2024. The past year was a rollercoaster influenced by multiple economic pressures impacting how Canadians donated to charities. We will continue seeing fluctuations and challenges in 2024. Nevertheless, by employing proactive approaches and strategic planning, you can alleviate the […] The post Grow your nonprofit revenue in 2024: Practical tactics to navigate challenging economic condition

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The best of Nimble AMS in 2023

Nimble AMS

It’s beginning to look a lot like the New Year! As we approach the end of 2023, we want to thank you for reading our blog , downloading our resources, attending our webinars, and meeting us at events. Y ou made 2023 a great year. T he Nimble AMS team is busy planning for the New Year and considering how we can continue to empower association professionals.

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How to Fundraise During Turbulent Times

NonProfit PRO

On the final day of Nonprofit POWER in Baltimore, Maryland, Bill Stanczykiewicz, senior assistant dean for external relations at Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, led the keynote session, “Fundraising in Turbulent Times” to help the nonprofit professionals in the room make sense of data and the wealth effects of charitable giving as they prepare for multiple scenarios in 2024.

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How to plan a year of successful fundraising in 2024

DonorPerfect

Cracking open a fresh calendar is such a good feeling – nothing but clean space and possibilities for a bright future! Spending an hour or two on mindful planning now can set you up for success in the year to come. Here are five tips to create a roadmap for a successful year of fundraising: Read More » The post How to plan a year of successful fundraising in 2024 appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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The Ultimate Nonprofit Ecommerce Guide: Best Platforms & Beyond!

Wild Apricot

A nonprofit ecommerce website helps grow your brand and diversify your streams of revenue. Here's how to make the best online store for nonprofits!

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OHSA and AODA Compliance Responsibilities for Nonprofits: Understand Your Obligations and How to Implement Them

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: December 7, 2023. Summary: Managing workplace compliance requirements can be a daunting challenge for nonprofit employers, especially when you add the complexities of a remote or hybrid workforce, sometimes spread across multiple locations. Add to that the tight budget and time limitations experienced by nonprofits, and these responsibilities can feel overwhelming.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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The top Salesforce World Tour takeaways for associations

Nimble AMS

The Nimble AMS team had a fantastic time at the 2023 Salesforce World Tour in Chicago and New York City! We got to learn from industry experts, be inspired by AI solutions, and network with trailblazing association professionals. Keep reading to learn our top takeaways from the 2023 Salesforce World Tour. Did you miss Salesforce World Tour? Check out the on-demand sessions today!

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10 Website Maintenance Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By CONCAT — the first website design and development company solely led by refugees and women from countries of conflict. Website maintenance and support can be a luxury for nonprofits working on a tight budget. Here are 10 website maintenance tips that your nonprofit can do yourself to ensure that your website is healthy and running at its best — without needing to break the bank!

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The Decline in Small-Dollar and Major Donors Across the Nonprofit Sector Worsens

NonProfit PRO

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project's third-quarter findings continued to show fewer donors and fewer donations across the sector.

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13 Fundraising Lessons from Taylor Swift

DonorPerfect

Whether you are a Swiftie who dressed up for the Eras Tour, you’re a reader of Time Magazine, or you live on planet Earth, you know that Taylor Swift has been making impactful waves in 2023 through philanthropic efforts. Not only does her generosity affect the nonprofit world, she also gives fundraisers important lessons through Read More » The post 13 Fundraising Lessons from Taylor Swift appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.

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How To Avoid The 6 Types Of 501c3 Violations In Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

Avoid losing your nonprofit's tax exempt status by understanding the six 501c3 violations. Our clear examples will help you stay in compliance.

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Workplaces need to take action on 2SLGBTQIA+ hate. Here’s how.

Charity Village

This article was previously published by CareerWise and is reprinted with permission. We’ve come a long way in the fight for 2SLGBTQIA+ rights. Our dignity as two-spirit, queer and trans people is recognized more often in our homes and workplaces than it used to be. However, many of us who have been doing this work for a […] The post Workplaces need to take action on 2SLGBTQIA+ hate.

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Everything your association needs to know about business process mapping

Nimble AMS

I s your association in the market for new software ? The road to implementing new technology can be a long one, but your organization can smoo th the way with business process mapping. Read our blog to learn everything you need to know about b usiness process mapping and prepare your association for implementation success. What is business process mapping?

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The Top 10 Posts on Nonprofit Tech for Good in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The top 10 posts on Nonprofit Tech for Good in 2023 reflect the trends that nonprofits were most interested in this past year. Social media still dominates the list as it has every year for the last decade. AI made a strong showing in 2023, and email marketing best practices are still in high demand. Thank you for being a part of the Nonprofit Tech for Good community in 2023.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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ASU and AWS Collaborate to Promote AI Transformation

NonProfit PRO

Arizona State University (ASU) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the next phase of the ASU Cloud Innovation Center, powered by AWS: together, they will advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the public sector.

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Arts fundraising – why donor experiences are your superpower

Hands on Fundraising

Art – in all its forms – is meant to move us. And it’s meant to be experienced – to create a reaction that is body and soul deep. Donor experience matters – a lot – to every nonprofit that needs donors. But arts fundraisers have an advantage. Their mission is an experience. If yours […] The post Arts fundraising – why donor experiences are your superpower appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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Nonprofit Capacity Building: 12 Innovative Strategies to Try For 2024

Wild Apricot

Help your organization function at its best by dedicating energy to nonprofit capacity building. Grants, software solutions, peer learning and more!

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Community-focused organizations driving positive change are invited to apply for Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund

Charity Village

$25,000 in funding available for selected recipients In 2023 Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health used their funding from the Energizing Life Community Fund to create S.H.E.D Talks, a program designed to support farmers in Huron and Perth County by addressing the unique needs and challenges they face. Are you working on a project […] The post Community-focused organizations driving positive change are invited to apply for Hydro One’s Energizing Life Community Fund appeared fi

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Donor Engagement Guide: 8 Key Steps to Better Retain and Engage Donors

Are your donors your biggest fans, or are you lacking donor loyalty? The truth is, your donors have expectations of what their relationship with your organization should look like. This ebook will help you learn how to live up to those expectations!

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6 New Years resolutions for your association to have a better 2024

Nimble AMS

Out with the old, and in with the new! It’s time for your association to make New Years resolutions for 2024. Set your organization up for success in 2024 by considering what ineffective p ractices you need to leave in the past. And check out our top list of practices your association should avoid. Avoid these 6 negative organizational p r actices in 2024 Is your association currently experiencing any inefficiencies ?

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10 Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits [Updated for 2024]

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the Global Trends in Giving Report , 26% of online donors say that email is the tool that most inspires them to give while 25% say social media, 17% website, and 13% print. In fact, email messaging raises 14% of all online revenue. Despite the popular myth which asserts that email is dying, the truth is that email use is growing among all age groups worldwide.

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13 Critical Nonprofit Stats From 2023

NonProfit PRO

At NonProfit PRO, we strive to keep the pulse of the nonprofit sector. Here's a recap of the lessons we've learned this year through stats.

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Introducing The New PayPal And Venmo Integration With Bloomerang Payments

Bloomerang

Welcome to the new era of nonprofit fundraising—where technology meets generosity. Today, we’re thrilled to introduce a groundbreaking integration that is set to redefine your fundraising experience: PayPal and Venmo are now part of Bloomerang Payments ! This integration not only broadens your digital payment capabilities , but by offering a wider range of digital wallet options to enhance your fundraising strategy, it also expands contactless giving options, marking another step in adapting to

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

Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose. Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. In this report, we’ll give you a high-level overview of how to get your organization in shape for technology adoption and best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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Donor Databases For Nonprofits: Ultimate 2024 Guide + 8 Best Software Picks!

Wild Apricot

Donor databases streamline donor information and make it easy to connect.

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Breaking Down Barriers Through Knowledge Exchange

Charity Village

On February 29, join us for a free webinar to learn how to break down barriers through knowledge exchange. In this session, you will learn about the REAL Xchange and the Knowledge Transfer and Translation Hub, a platform offering free resources for staff in the not-for-profit sector. One of the engagement pillars for the REAL […] The post Breaking Down Barriers Through Knowledge Exchange appeared first on CharityVillage.

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5 tips to prepare for a successful AMS implementation

Nimble AMS

Is your organization considering new association management software? The process can be long and filled with challenges. But it’s possible to prepare your association for a successful implementation. How? Our team is here to help! Follow the strategies outlined in our blog to empower your organization for a successful AMS implementation. How to prepare for a successful AMS implementation Are you ready to begin planning your association management software (AMS) implementation?

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10 Website Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits [Updated for 2024]

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your website is the foundation upon which your digital marketing and fundraising campaigns are built. How well your nonprofit’s email and social media campaigns perform depends upon how well your website communicates your mission and programs and whether it is optimized to capture leads and inspire action.

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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.