June, 2019

How to Identify, Grow, and Retain Your Most Loyal Donor Base

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your most loyal donors are your multichannel donors. Multichannel donors support you in every way possible. They follow you on social media, donate to your cause, rally their Facebook friends, and participate in your events.

A Meeting Ritual To Get Rid of Unnecessary Meetings That Waste Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

?. The Meeting Escape Hatch: Ritual Design Lab for Org Change from Margaret Hagan on Vimeo. I’ve been interested in organizational rituals that build resilience. Being in a meeting that is a waste of your time can suck your energy.

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Capacity Commons: A New Tool for Pro Bono Support

Connection Cafe

Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector know that the capacity gap is real. While more than 1.5 million nonprofits across the U.S. make up 10% of the national workforce and 5.5% of GDP, these organizations are often faced with investment shortfalls for their infrastructure.

[PODCAST] Growing Good With Maggie Stuckey

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit Hub’s newest Hubcast series, Growing Good, is all about how young nonprofit professionals can sustain and grow our industry for the better.

Who’s Coming? A New Free Toolkit for Respectful Audience Surveying

Museum 2.0

Michaela Clark-Nagaoka surveying visitors at a MAH event. Note: this is cross-posted on OF/BY/FOR ALL , where you can find more tools and stories for building more inclusive organizations. If you want to involve new people at your organization, you need to know who is coming - and who isn’t.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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5 Essential Free Online Courses for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alec Green , Chief Marketing Evangelist at NonprofitReady.org , an online hub of 400+ free online courses in topics ranging from fundraising to grant writing, leadership to program management. Too often, nonprofit professionals don’t receive the training they need.

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The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

Connection Cafe

The weather is warm, summer camps are in full swing, BBQs are a weekly occurrence, and as the sixth month of the year wraps up, some organizations are already gearing up for end-of-the-year asks and setting up holiday campaign fundraising goals.

Staff Transitions: Tips for a Smooth Changeover

NonProfit Hub

It’s going to happen (if it hasn’t already): one of your employees will find a new job, or move to a new city, or both. They’ll give you their two weeks. If you’re lucky, they’ll stay a little longer. It’s never fun to lose an employee, even if they leave on good terms.

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A Long Interview as I say Goodbye to the MAH (and Thoughts on the Privilege of Leading Change)

Museum 2.0

Some of our courageous team. We are strong together. I'm in my final week at the MAH. It's everything I hoped and feared: sweet, exciting, sad, poignant, and full of delicious treats and surprises from my loving, zany colleagues.

30 Post-Event Survey Questions (+ Why They Matter)

Wild Apricot

Looking for the perfect post-event survey questions to get feedback on your event? Here are 30 you can use as, well as some best practices for structuring your event survey

[Free Webinar] 10 Fundraising Tips for a Successful #GivingTuesday 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill. Fundraiser for: Wildlife SOS (Donation Optional). GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

How to Become a Bookkeeper from Home

SocialFish

Bookkeeping is the practice of recording, storing and retrieving financial records either for an individual, a corporate enterprise, or a non-profit organization. Almost all companies must practice proper bookkeeping to keep track of their business transactions.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 103: Ramping Up for High-Impact Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Is your organization no longer content with just “making good grants” or “doing good things for the community?” Have you thought about how your strategies need to change to achieve new goals?

The Power of Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Influencer marketing —spreading the word about one’s product through social media influencers—has become big business in recent years.

Enabling API in DevOps Discussion Using Microservices

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In any DevOps discussion, API should be there as they allow the development team to separate the large applications into smaller and faster ones who build a specific functionality. API tests at the interface level to make sure that component behaves properly.

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in July 2019 that the internet has to offer

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Security

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Chuck Spidell , founder of ILLUSIO and a WordPress Strategist committed to helping nonprofits get their websites unstuck and moving forward. If your nonprofit has a website, someone is always looking for a way to get in.

Work from Home Jobs

SocialFish

Almost everyone I know would love the opportunity to work from home. Not only does it appear stress-free, but it is one of those jobs that give you the freedom to do what you want when you want and how you want it. In simple terms, you are your own boss.

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Connecting Your Organization to Deliver a Constituent-Driven Experience

Connection Cafe

Year after year, professionals in the sector keep coming back to that dreaded word, “silos.” We see countless articles about how barriers in communication diminish an organization’s impact – and just as crucially – how they inhibit constituent engagement.

Share Stories to Further Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

Once upon a time…. With that phrase alone, I feel a twinge of anticipation for what’s coming next. Everyone loves a good story.

Expose Your Mystery Caller with a Reverse Phone Lookup

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Unsurprisingly, there’s only one piece of information you need to perform a reverse phone lookup and that’s a phone number. It can be a landline, fax, or cellphone number, although some free reverse phone lookup services only work for landline numbers.

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Why Most Organizations Get New Member Onboarding Wrong — and 3 Ways to Do It Right

Wild Apricot

Associations tend to have very robust renewal programs, but meager new member onboarding programs. Here's how you can create a strong new member onboarding program in 3 easy steps

[Free Webinar] 10 Ways Personalization Can Increase Donor Engagement

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Virginia Weinstein of StatusLIVE. Do you find yourself asking these questions: How to I optimize donor engagement? How do I keep my donors happy? How can I increase response rates? How to I retain my donors?

How to Become A Travel Agent from Home

SocialFish

According to statistics, at least 8 million Americans are working from home today. This is roughly 5% of the entire population, and the numbers are rising steadily.

Why Operational Efficiency is the New ROI

Connection Cafe

When thinking about a potential investment, whether it be in software, infrastructure, facilities, or personnel, organizations often think about the million-dollar question: How long will it take to see a return on our investment in X, Y, or Z? .

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5 Steps for Dealing With Problem Employees

NonProfit Hub

We know the struggle all too well. You feel like you’re talking to a wall and nothing is getting through, and any attempt to engage and inspire seems to fall flat. At some point, we all have to deal with problem employees: people who are just plain difficult. But it’s not the end of the world.

How Effective Branding Helps Achieve Nonprofit Mission

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Tomasa Ravines Burga Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Apple, Google and Starbucks all are famous brands in the for-profit sector. Goodwill, AmeriCorps and Girl Scouts are good examples in the nonprofit sector. These are big ones, with big brands.

How to Create the Ultimate New Member Welcome Packet

Wild Apricot

Find out how to create the ultimate new member welcome packet with these 10 essential tips, and templates for inspiration

[Twitter Takeover] #GivingTuesday: One Day to Make a World of Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On Tuesday, August 6, @GivingTuesday will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about how to set your nonprofit up for success, what the data tells us about who’s giving on GivingTuesday, and how you can get involved in the biggest giving movement of all time.

Apps that Pay you to Use Them

SocialFish

Most people are looking for ideas on how to make some extra cash. It may surprise you to know that your mobile phone could be that idea. Almost everyone with a smartphone tends to spend most of their time glued to the screens on their phones.

5 Important Higher Ed Fundraising Truths for FY2020

Connection Cafe

The end of the fiscal year puts me in a contemplative mood—as institutions close their books, they shift focus from the end-of-year scramble and begin to think about the opportunities ahead.

Tips for Meeting Donors Face-to-Face

NonProfit Hub

It’s your first donor meeting. You’re excited and passionate, but terrified. How do you get this person to like you and your message enough to contribute to your cause? How do you “make the sell” ? Meeting donors in person is a fundamental part of the fundraising process.

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Common Facebook views mistakes that needs to be avoided

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Expanding business online means you need to move to advanced Facebook Live platform. With this, it is obvious that you can improve your online presence.

How to Provide Member Development Opportunities in Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Members typically join associations because they want to grow on both personal and professional levels. Read these seven member development ideas and start providing more value to your members

How to Run a Successful Multi-Channel Advocacy Campaign… With Tight Resources and a Small Team

Frogloop

Care2 recently launched a month-long integrated advocacy campaign to empower women and girls. The budget and time-conscious campaign engaged and activated millions of people via online petitions, social media and other digital channels.

Business Ideas for Women

SocialFish

Women have always been known as the “weaker sex,” and there has definitely been this misconception that women cannot handle big jobs and that they need to be rescued.

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