October, 2022

7 Ways the Next Generation of Giving Will Look Dramatically Different

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits are poised now more than ever to embrace a new way of interacting with donors that will help them establish a donor base that is truly engaged. Here are seven ways we can expect to see the next generation of giving change.

Diversify Your Year-End Campaigns: How To Be Mindful And Inclusive Of Cultural Traditions

Bloomerang

For the majority of nonprofits the last quarter of the year makes the majority of the year’s revenue. Why is this? Outside of tax incentive deadlines, it’s fair to conclude that the fourth quarter is the season most of us choose to give.

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4 Unique Call-to-Actions to Test on Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the 2022 M+R Benchmarks Report , nonprofits pay an average of $3.31 to secure a lead [i.e., capture an email address] through digital advertising.

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Ditch Data Discomfort

Association Analytics

The post Ditch Data Discomfort appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Adoption Data Culture Data Governance

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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.

Text donor love to boost your end-of-year giving

EveryAction

End-of-year fundraising can feel like a noisy cash grab. The subject lines in your inbox might be shouting, “Donate now” or “Urgent, just a few hours left!” or “MAKE YOUR DONATION BEFORE MIDNIGHT.”. Is there something you can do now to influence their end of year gift?

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Join Us: AIRS Conference

VisionLink

AIRS 2022 Conference! October 17-19 We are excited to return (in person!) to AIRS again this year. Stop by our booth # 107 in the Exhibit Hall, and t alk with Dr. Douglas Zimmerman, Visionlink CEO, who would love to hear more about your challenges and opportunities and share ways we can support.

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Is The Future of Conferences in Small Scale Meetings?

The MatrixFiles

A couple of weeks ago, I attended Non Dues-A-Palooza , a conference about generating non dues revenue hosted by 100 Reviews. The event had about 125 attendees and was held at City Winery in Nashville, TN.

5 Tips to Craft Your Nonprofit’s Year-End Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit does incredible, life-changing work. Your year-end fundraising campaigns should show your donors what you’ve accomplished together over the past year, and invite them to give toward an even brighter future.

Future-Proof Your Association with Value Management – 11/8/22

Association Analytics

The post Future-Proof Your Association with Value Management – 11/8/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Learning Marketing Planning & Strategy

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission and a willingness to act on it.

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.

6 Group Fundraising Ideas to Energize Your Donor Base

Wild Apricot

As a nonprofit, finding ways to continually engage your donors can be challenging. We face a bit of a paradox today—between online fundraising, events, social media, virtual offerings and other outlets, there are more ways than ever to connect. fundraising

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How (and Why) to Attract Gen Xers and Baby Boomers for Year-End Giving

NonProfit PRO

While the younger generations make sense for brand awareness, the older generations make sense for high-level gifts. So, it's time for a strategy update if you're struggling to attract Gen Xers or boomers as donors or have been ignoring them. Here are four ways to target these groups.

4 Cybersecurity Tips for Nonprofit Staff

TechSoup

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is our favorite time at NortonLifeLock because it is an opportunity to share our expertise with others. I know many of us see ads about protecting our personal information, but what I don't see is information about why this is so important for nonprofits and libraries.

8 Grant Research Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the Giving USA 2022 Report , giving by foundations to nonprofit organizations grew by 3.4% in 2021 to $90.88 billion. Foundation grants now represent 19% of total giving to nonprofits – the largest share on record.

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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.

Future-Proof Your Association with Value Management

Association Analytics

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Resources to Help Those Impacted By Hurricane Ian

Blue Fox

Though the Blue Fox Den is virtual, Florida is our home state. Southwest Florida in particular holds a special place in our hearts - it’s where we got our start, won our first clients, and hired our first team members.

We must prioritize nonprofit leaders’ rest and healing, and here are some cool funders doing that

Non Profit AF

Hi everyone, it’s almost Halloween, and the NonprofitAF Scary Story Contest closes this Thursday! Write (or record) and submit a. leadership nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion self-care

5 Governance Tips for Nonprofit Directors

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit directors play a vital role in making sure a nonprofit’s governance structure is functioning and healthy. Here are five tips for contributing to a healthy governance structure. Board Executive Issues Directors executive issues Nonprofit directors

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.

How to Prepare Your Website for the 2022 Giving Season

TechSoup

With nearly 30 percent of annual giving occurring in December, all nonprofit organizations should already be preparing for a successful end-of-year fundraising initiative. Social Media Web Development Marketing and Communications

6 Ways to Make Giving Easier With Embedded Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allan Torres , Digital Marketing Specialist at Classy – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Every visitor of your nonprofit website is a potential donor.

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Get Your Piece of the Pie: Cutting a Slice of the Budget for Analytics

Association Analytics

The post Get Your Piece of the Pie: Cutting a Slice of the Budget for Analytics appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Culture Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Senior Care

Bloomerang

According to the US Census Bureau, there are more than 46 million adults age 65 and older living in the U.S.; by 2050, that number is expected to grow to almost 90 million. This creates both a demand and opportunity for organizations whose focus is primarily serving this target group.

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Enhancing Student Success Across Campus with Western Michigan University + Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Western Michigan University (WMU) is a large, public research-intensive university that has been helping students reach their potential through a pursuit of purpose since 1903. Around 20K students find that purpose each year across a range of undergraduate and graduate programs at WMU.

Maximize Your Social Fundraising This Giving Season

NonProfit PRO

With more than $6 billion having been raised through Facebook and Instagram fundraisers now, social fundraising has cemented itself as a key strategy for increasing nonprofits’ revenue streams. Annual Campaigns Personalization Social Media Facebook Instagram Social fundraising Social media

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Libraries and Museums Now Eligible for All Microsoft Nonprofit Offers

TechSoup

We are very excited to share Microsoft's announcement that libraries and museums are now eligible for all Microsoft nonprofit offers. This includes access to Microsoft nonprofit donations and discounts on both desktop and cloud solutions. Libraries

3 Reasons to Invest in Nonprofit Fundraising Tech Integration – Even During a Recession

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Brian Greenwald , Nonprofit Superfan at Generate_Impact – a technology services company focused solely on celebrating and serving humanitarian, social impact and sustainability organizations and causes.

Get Your Piece of the Pie: Cutting a Slice of the Budget for Analytics – 11/2/22

Association Analytics

The post Get Your Piece of the Pie: Cutting a Slice of the Budget for Analytics – 11/2/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Culture Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Navigate Change Management: Set Your Nonprofit Up For Success

Bloomerang

“Change is inevitable, growth is an option.” – John C. Maxwell. It’s no secret that as a global society we’ve had a few changes thrown at us in the last few years.

4 Keys to Attracting and Retaining Grassroots Donors with Your Sustainer Program

EveryAction

Fundraisers at mission-driven organizations know that relying on only one avenue for funding the mission isn’t sustainable—the key to successfully raising the money your organization needs to operate programs and advance your mission is to diversify your fundraising programs.

Where Your Nonprofit Should Focus Its Attention Before December

NonProfit PRO

Year-end is looming. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but when you boil fundraising down to the bare bones, our jobs are simple: Give donors a reason to donate to our organization again and again. Here are things to work on to impact your income positively before Dec.

How to Use Your Nonprofit Website for Lead Generation

TechSoup

Your organization's website shares your mission and vision with the world. It likely acts as a virtual brochure and shares relevant information with your users, but it is capable of so much more.

What does giving mean?

Hands on Fundraising

How do we define giving? In our own lives? With our friends and families? As fundraisers? Do our definitions differ? Tony Martignetti shared a fascinating, yet troubling, piece recently in Vox the other day. What happened to giving money to charity?”

Level Up Your Marketing with Analytics

Association Analytics

Association membership marketing is much different than marketing a product for sale. Sales are instant. With membership marketing, the key is to build loyalty. Fortunately, with data, we can better understand members’ behavior and which marketing channel is most effective to reach our members.