January, 2024

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Why Nonprofit Text Messaging Has Evolved Beyond Text-to-Give in 2024

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit text messaging now operates similar to an email program. Here are four reasons this channel has evolved beyond text-to-give.

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5 Essential RFP Writing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alfredo Ramirez , CMO at Prosal – an RFP platform that connects great consultants, nonprofits, and other organizations via RFPs. Request for Proposals (RFPs) are a critical tool for nonprofits seeking services from vendors or consultants. A well-crafted RFP attracts the right partners and lays the foundation for successful projects. Pulling from experience with thousands of RFPs, Prosal shares five best practices to enhance your RFP writing process.

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Getting Started With Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Wild Apricot

With peer-to-peer fundraising, you can leverage your existing community of supporters and tap into their networks to increase revenue. We'll show you everything you need to know to get started.

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Grab This Fundraising Plan Template for New Nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

If you’re starting a new nonprofit, you already know that you need to raise money. What you might not know is that the right fundraising plan template can make the job much easier. In the beginning you may self-fund your fledgling organization. (Many founders do.) Or you may ask your friends, coworkers, and family to give a few bucks. But long term, you can’t run an entire organization from the generosity of only a handful of people.

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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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Recap: Nonprofits & AI – A Conversation with Devi Thomas

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was thrilled to have a conversation with Devi Thomas from Microsoft Philanthropies. She shared a few highlights from Microsoft’s recent nonprofit sector research. We also discussed use cases, benefits, limitations, adoptions, and lots of practical tips. You can watch the video here as well as the human curated resources shared and a Copilot created summary transcript here.

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Math-Free Magic: Understanding Predictive Analytics

Association Analytics

Unless you’re a data analyst or love numbers, predictive analytics are probably two words that scare you. They’re new, unfamiliar, and sound like math. In reality, you don’t have to love math to leverage predictive analytics – it does the hard part for you! Can you imagine having a crystal ball foresee which members will renew and which ones need extra attention?

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Website in 2024

The MatrixFiles

It’s the New Year and all of us are bubbling over with resolutions. So many of us resolve to exercise more, be kinder, spend more time with family, and so on. What about our websites? Shouldn’t we have resolutions for making our websites, email, and social media accounts better? I am a big fan of Dan Pink, author of the best-selling books Drive , When , The Power of Regret , and so many others.

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Practical, Actionable SEO Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jessica Fox , writer at Eventgroove – a one-stop, integrated platform for events, fundraisers, and e-commerce driven to help its customers amplify their brand and reach their goals. Search Engine Optimization. You’ve heard many (many) times that all your nonprofit’s blog and site content should be optimized to drive traffic. But when you’re lean on resources and human power, just producing blog posts and updating your website feels like a miracle, never mind SEO or a content strategy.

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How to Plan a Fundraising Gala: 10 Planning Tips + 5 Elegant Ideas

Wild Apricot

Learn how to plan a fundraising gala from start to finish. These charity fundraiser ideas will elevate your event, engage donors and maximize impact.

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How the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) boosts member trust with technology

Nimble AMS

How much do your members trust your association? According to Community Brands Association Trends research, 84% of association professionals see building trust as a top priority. But how can your association boost member trust and solidify your industry reputation? Let technology do the heavy lifting—leverage modern association management software to enhance the staff and member experience and build trust in your organization.

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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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Using Your Data to Improve Member Engagement – 2/28/24

Association Analytics

The post Using Your Data to Improve Member Engagement – 2/28/24 appeared first on Association Analytics.

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Quest for Quality: Your Guide to Overcoming Data Obstacles for Business Success

NonProfit PRO

The first obstacle in any quest for clean data is knowing what’s in it. Download this ebook to learn how data profiling can help you find, fix & monitor the bad data in your system to boost donor engagement, optimize fundraising efforts, and improve decision-making. Plus, learn how to overcome other common data obstacles to achieve a complete 360-degree customer view.

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Google and Yahoo’s 2024 Email Policy Updates: What You Need to Know

The MatrixFiles

2024 is shaping up to be THE year of safer email, starting with big email authentication policy updates from Google and Yahoo, which will take effect on February 1st, 2024. These policy changes will impact what email Google and Yahoo will accept and deliver to their users’ inboxes, in an effort to decrease spam and spoofing. These changes primarily affect bulk email senders , which are defined as any email sender/domain that sends 5,000 or more messages to personal accounts within a 24-hour peri

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How Nonprofits Can Leverage Organic Social Media to Increase Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Brynne Krispin is a social media strategist for nonprofits and small businesses. Working with NGOs, thought leaders, and policymakers in DC for the last decade, she specializes in getting people to care about complex issues that might otherwise get ignored. Her team at Cause Fokus uses empathy-based marketing to turn passive audiences into loyal advocates.

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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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The Moves Management Guide for Nonprofits: 6 Simple Steps + Top Tips

Wild Apricot

The moves management process is what guides your donors through the giving cycle. Learn the top moves and strategies to boost your next fundraising campaign.

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Strategies to set your team up for technology budgeting success

Nimble AMS

Who controls your technology budget? According to research conducted by IDC, only 30% of CIOs believe they influence more than half of their company’s technology budget. As organizations gain more influence over their systems, t echnology responsibilities are becoming more democratized. And because organizations purchase software to serve their staff and member needs, technology budgeting is becoming a cross- organizational decision, rather than a solely tech-related decision.

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A Day in Your Life With Outsourced Back Office Functions

Charity Village

On March 7, join us for a free webinar to learn about outsourcing non-core functions. Outsourcing non-core functions can be an excellent way to save money, get more or better results and free up time so your team can focus on the organization’s core mission. The question many nonprofits face is, “How do we get started?” and […] The post A Day in Your Life With Outsourced Back Office Functions appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Elevate Fundraising: Corporate Matching Gifts & Donor Acquisition

NonProfit PRO

Register Now and join us on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024, for, "Innovate to Elevate: Breakthroughs in Donor Acquisition with Matching Gifts, Personalized Touchpoints, and Advanced Fundraising Strategies." Explore easy strategies for implementing a successful matching gift program. Discover how matching gifts can be a key tool for acquiring new donors.

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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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Highlights from Candid’s most popular philanthropic resources in 2023?

Candid

As the saying goes, “knowledge is power.” At Candid, we believe that sharing and learning from one another helps empower our sector’s collective success.  Candid’s Issue Lab is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing social sector knowledge. This vast library contains more than 34,000 freely available philanthropic resources authored by organizations in our sector—including reports, case studies, surveys, toolkits, and more.

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New! 2024 Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Customized for small nonprofits with limited time and financial resources, the 2024 Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising program covers the fundamentals of website design, email marketing, online fundraising, and social media for nonprofits. Based on 101 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits , the certificate program provides six hours of training and costs $100 USD.

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10 Tips And Tricks For Fundraisers Kicking Off The New Year In A New Role

Bloomerang

Happy New Year! As we embark on a fresh chapter, I’m excited to share some valuable insights for those of you who have recently stepped into new roles within the nonprofit fundraising sector. The initial 30 days can be a rollercoaster of emotions, but with the right priorities, you can set the stage for a successful and fulfilling journey at your new organization. 1.

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How the Salesforce AppExchange redefines association management software

Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS is built on the Salesforce platform. A major perk of having your a ssociation m anagement s oftware (AMS) built on the world’s top CRM platform is being connected to the Salesforce ecosystem. Choosing Nimble AMS and connecting to the Salesforce ecosystem helps you extend your system, ensuring you always have a solution for your next challenge.

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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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Building financial resources that support your mission

Charity Village

What can you do in your organization when the nonprofit sector is in crisis? Everyone plays a crucial role—whether you’re the Executive Director, a staff member, or a Board member. The goal is to find ways to ensure your organization has the financial resources needed to deliver on your mission, especially as needs are growing […] The post Building financial resources that support your mission appeared first on CharityVillage.

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The Journey to Nonprofit Leadership as a Woman

NonProfit PRO

Here's a look at my journey to becoming a leader in the nonprofit world as a woman, and what the sector should take away from my experiences.

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Bloomerang Acquires Qgiv to Create a Giving Platform that Puts Relationships at the Heart of Fundraising

Qgiv

At Qgiv, we’ve been helping people fulfill their passion to make a difference in the world for nearly 15 years. Over the years, our fundraising technology has grown to include a full suite of event and online giving tools—supporting thousands of changemakers just like you. Today, I’m excited to announce the next step in our growth as a company—joining Bloomerang !

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[Free Webinar] The Power of Technology for Your Nonprofit’s Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits who hold golf events know they’re a great way to raise mission-critical funds, connect with supporters, expand your donor base, and raise awareness about your cause. In short, golf helps nonprofits do more good. Golf events also come with a number of moving pieces and parts to manage to ensure a professional, successful event and positive fundraising outcomes.

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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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Bloomerang Unlocks the Fundraising Potential of your Constant Contact Data

Bloomerang

The wait is over! Our latest integration unites the strengths of Constant Contact and Bloomerang. When you link Constant Contact to Bloomerang, you can keep using your favorite email tool while tapping into rich donor insights only Bloomerang can deliver. This powerful combination is the key to unlocking supporter insights that make the difference between generic outreach and impactful, relationship-driven engagement.

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Six steps for your association to adopt new technology

Nimble AMS

Change can be a challenge. And encouraging your staff to adopt new association management software can prove to be even more challenging. However, if it’s time for your association to adopt new technology, it will become crucial to get your employees on board with the change. Read our blog for change management tips and get your staff ready to embrace new software. 6 change management strategies to empower your association staff Change fatigue can be a real pain point at any organization.

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Upskilling, DEI, and more: 5 key charitable sector trends to pay attention to in 2024

Charity Village

Charities, and the people who work with them as paid staff and unpaid volunteers, are often the unspoken heroes of our society. From accessible community programming to education to creating art and culture activities, charities help nourish people’s minds, bodies, and souls. With over 86,000 registered charities across Canada helping to support Canadians, you would […] The post Upskilling, DEI, and more: 5 key charitable sector trends to pay attention to in 2024 appeared first on CharityV

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5 Things That Will Make Your Digital Ecosystem More Effective in 2024

NonProfit PRO

Here are five things you should do in the first six months of the year to make your digital ecosystem work better for your mission.

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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.