February, 2021

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility

VolunteerMark

The social responsibility program by million dollar companies is one of the effective ways to reach more audiences. The programs intend to provide advancements using various ways to society and the environment.

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5 Tips for Successful Online Giving Days

Connection Cafe

Higher education giving has traditionally relied on major gifts, annual funds, and direct mail as the primary means of engaging new donors.

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Choose the Best Magento Agency for your Business

Byte Technology

To have an excellent retail outlet when opening a brick-and-mortar shop, you will require building planners and architects. Magento is the architect of your online store. This is because it is scalable, solid, and robust.

Using Metrics to Boost Your Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Are you looking at a map or the rearview mirror? As a fellow fundraiser, let me begin by giving you my congratulations on completing an unprecedented fundraising year. I hope you can spend some time in the next few weeks to take a break and carry out some much-deserved self-care.

8 Types of Annoying Board Members

Wild Apricot

Nonprofits are a magical place filled with super passionate, hardworking, and extremely motivated individuals. I've had many opportunities to work with some of these fantastic people and it's been an absolute pleasure. But, sometimes when you get a. organizational-management

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How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allison Weber , founder of Allison Weber Consulting , a fundraising and communications business dedicated to helping mission-driven organizations tell better stories. It’s no secret that corporate donors are invaluable partners for nonprofits.

Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

Charity Navigator

This is a follow up to the blog posted on December 8, 2020: " Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to find and support deserving nonprofits.” Charity Navigator has played an important role in my philanthropic planning -- my wife and I use their ratings to surface fiscally responsible and effective charities for consideration.

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How to Use Asset-Framing to Strengthen Nonprofit Work

Blue Avocado

In The Antidote, a new documentary created in response to growing divisions of our times, award-winning filmmakers John Hoffman and Kahane Cooperman tell the stories of nine ordinary people using “kindness, decency, and the power of community” to find solutions.

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Everything About Creating A Nonprofit Marketing Plan

NonProfit Hub

Regardless of what type of business a nonprofit organization does, it requires a marketing campaign. Like-minded people need to know about your organization, and the right marketing concept will help you achieve this.

4 Steps to Recruiting the Right Board Members for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

There’s an age-old saying that goes, “You’re only as good as the people you surround yourself with.” ” This is certainly true in our personal lives, and the fact that the amount of spending companies have invested in recruiting. organizational-management

5 Design Techniques That Will Increase the Lifespan of Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Crystal Dionysopoulou is the founder and Creative Director of Lucid Fox , a dynamic web design and development agency that puts people first.

The Battle to be Heard: Preserving the Native American Vote

Charity Navigator

The civil unrest of 2020 has emboldened Charity Navigator’s commitment to promoting a more equitable social sector by encouraging both organizations and donors to consider aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their decision-making.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Goes the Distance to Make a Difference in Employee Engagement

Connection Cafe

As we continue to highlight ways corporations can encourage employee health and wellness throughout early 2021, we wanted to share how our customers were implementing some of these techniques in real-time, making an impact in their workplace and communities.

Virtual Fundraising: A Guide for Nonprofits

One Cause

The post Virtual Fundraising: A Guide for Nonprofits appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Online Fundraising virtual fundraising

The Anatomy of a Great Donation Page

NonProfit Hub

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are relying more and more on their website to communicate with constituents and solicit much-needed donations. With continued restrictions on in-person events, having a well-designed donation page is essential for fundraising.

7 Community Outreach Ideas for Nonprofits in 2021

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post from Kristina Brunnler, Marketing Manager at MobileCause. Amid the continued COVID-19 crisis, many nonprofits are struggling to raise critical funds for beneficiaries impacted by the pandemic. With in-person fundraising events. membership

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How to Convert Your Nonprofit Website Visitor into a Donor

Get Fully Funded

Every nonprofit website visitor is a potential donor. And we all want more donors, right? By telling the right stories in the right way, you can lure visitors to your donation page and inspire them to give. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. The challenge is grabbing your visitor’s attention.

Avalara: Your Trusted Advisor in Nonprofit Tax Compliance

Blue Fox

The core of Blue Fox’s philosophy is the synergy between technology and humanity – that’s why our tagline is Agile Accounting for Impact.

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Edelman’s 2021 Trust Barometer and Shifted Employee Expectations

Connection Cafe

With media and governments trust reaching an all-time low, businesses have become the most trusted institutions in the world.

Making the most of mid-level

M+R

Read time: 9 minutes. We have something to say that lands somewhere between an observation and a complaint and a call to arms: Not enough attention is paid to mid-level donors. Major donors get the fanfare, the galas, the special one-to-one contact.

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Romancing Your Donors: Showing the Love to Donors of all Levels

NonProfit Hub

Ask successful couples what their secret is and you’ll often year that effective communication and attention play an important role. One of the basic tenants of successful fundraising is donor stewardship.

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Write a Perfect Welcome Letter to New Members with These 10 Tips

Wild Apricot

I once received a new member welcome letter that was so drab, it caused me to cancel my membership with the association. there's a little more to the story than that. Let me explain. After I signed up online to be a member of an association, marketing

Free (and Cheap) Mass Texting for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

Mass texting, or SMS (Short Messaging System) are generally 160-character–long messages that are sent, as the name would suggest, en masse. We love SMS because it boasts a 99% open rate, and users are more likely to respond.

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Nonprofits, Have You Taken The Board Doctor’s Wellness Test?

Blue Fox

We are partnering up with our friend Cathy Allen, The Board Doctor, to share a free Wellness Test for nonprofit board members. Have you ever been at a flea market or street fair and come across the booth run by the local health department?

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 181: Interpersonal Skills for Today’s Changing Workplace

Connection Cafe

Interpersonal and communications skills are essential skills that are vitally important for achieving success in the workplace. But what are the most important interpersonal skills for the way that most of us are working now?

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Navigating the Murky Waters of Delegation

VQ Strategies

In the last week, I’ve interviewed three different volunteer engagement professionals about volunteer retention as their organizations are in various stages of reopening and recovery from the pandemic-related restrictions on volunteer engagement.

Today’s Talk with Clover Frederick

NonProfit Hub

This week, we had a great time talking to Clover Frederick, a fundraising and marketing consultant for nonprofits. She offers helpful wisdom for the year ahead. Last year, most organizations had to put their plans on hold and make a lot of changes.

How to Run a Successful Nonprofit Board Meeting in 8 Steps

Wild Apricot

It’s really no secret that your non-profit’s or association’s board of directors is pivotal to your organization’s success. Your board of directors are the standard bearers… foundation builders… strategic plan. organizational-management

How to Plan Virtual Fundraising Events

NTEN

The COVID-19 pandemic forced nonprofits to shift long-planned fundraising events online. But while many nonprofits have deep experience with in-person events, even they quickly learned that virtual events come with unique challenges and considerations.

Key Takeaways [and Great Resources] From QuickBooks Connect 2020 Conference

Blue Fox

At Blue Fox, we are committed to sharing valuable resources to our friends and clients in the nonprofit, social impact and small business sector. As an Intuit QuickBooks affiliate, we wanted to share some insightful, on-demand educational videos from the 7th annual QuickBooks Connect Conference.

Social Media as User Research: Crowdtesting Your Nonprofit’s Best Messaging

Connection Cafe

Author’s Note: Recently, we used paid social ads to help a global nonprofit, Humanity & Inclusion , gain insights into their target audience. You can read the full Humanity & Inclusion case study here.

20+ Nonprofit Tools You Need to Get Your New Nonprofit Up and Running

Get Fully Funded

Building an organization from the ground up is a challenge, but with the right nonprofit tools, the heavy lifting gets easier. There are SO MANY nonprofit tools out there, all promising to make your work easier as you grow your new nonprofit. The key is to find the right tool for the right task. .

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Today’s Talk with Afam Onyema

NonProfit Hub

This week, we had the chance to sit down with Afam Onyema, CEO of the GEANCO Foundation. GEANCO has a wide-reaching mission in Nigeria, the home of Afam’s parents. They work to transform lives through a variety of medical and educational programs.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Create Highly Engaging Nonprofit Videos

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Doug Scott , Founder & CEO of Tectonic Video. Cost: Free. Engagement is the key to effective nonprofit videos.

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An Unlikely Story of Digital Success in 2020

NTEN

It was February 11, 2020. We were finally launching our new website , a full rebuild to reflect our rebranding. We had finally shed our old skin, InterfaithFamily, and stepped boldly into the light as 18Doors. After over a year of hard work, we were ready to celebrate.

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Nonprofit Resource Roundup (February 2021)

Blue Fox

If you’re like us, your daily inbox is jam-packed with newsletters and educational opportunities from like-minded social impact leaders. These spectacular humans work around the clock to foster positive change in their communities.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 184: Running a Successful Giving Day

Connection Cafe

For a number of years now, more organizations have been running their own giving days as part of their regular giving and fundraising programs. But how do you make sure your giving day is successful and engaging as many supporters as you can?