March, 2019

Lead Like a Girl

Connection Cafe

“Like a Girl” is a phrase we often hear to demean and deride, either consciously or not. Whether they are playing a sport or reacting to an awkward social situation, boys and girls alike are teased that they are running, throwing or crying “like a girl.”

How Small Nonprofits Can Acquire Major Donors

NonProfit Hub

Just because your organization is small doesn’t mean it can’t bring in big donors. In fact, some of your best prospects might be right under your nose. These tips will help you find major donors by capitalizing on the connections you already have and expanding your reach in the community.

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6 Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List with Facebook

John Haydon

If you’re like most nonprofits, Facebook is your top social network to engage supporters and increase awareness about your nonprofit. However, like most nonprofits, you’ve probably had your fair share of frustrations with Facebook. Dramatically declining reach is the biggie.

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3 Reasons You Need to Attend PersoniFest 2019

Wild Apricot

Personifest 2019 is just around the corner, and here are 3 reasons why you should be there

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8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Gary Wohlfeill , Director of Marketing at CrowdRise , who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand.

Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I presented a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference called “ Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact ,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice. We each tackled a different aspect of resilience.

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Why You Should Stop Trying to Save the World

Connection Cafe

I get it. You’re committed to making a difference in the world. You love you what you do and you’re good at it. But you struggle with finding the right balance between your work and having a fulfilling personal life.

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Tech Day at the Colorado Capitol

VisionLink

Visionlink was pleased to participate in the Tech - Blockchain Day at the Colorado State Capitol this week. Great times, meeting with other technical firms based here in the state, with representatives and senators, and with various legislative staff. We enjoyed a pleasant discussion with Lt.

35 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2019

Wild Apricot

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

12 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This year’s featured online fundraising tools tap into emerging trends, such as Bitcoin and crowdfunding, but also utilize tried-and-true fundraising tactics such as tribute giving and e-cards.

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From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

Fifteen years ago, my boss kicked me under the table. I was a small fry at a big museum, volunteering for a project I had no business taking on. My boss and mentor Anna often encouraged me to stretch the limits. She protected and supported me in leading projects far beyond my job description.

10 Ways to Improve Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

How’s the morale in your office? Are your staff members excited to work together? Or are you plagued with high turnover? How your staff feel about their work affects your bottom line, as donors and volunteers are turned off by a revolving door of staff members.

How to Create a Sustainable Volunteer Program

NonProfit Hub

Turning one-time volunteers into longtime volunteers isn’t easy. That’s why establishing a sustainable, organized and engaging volunteer program should be one of your organization’s top priorities.

Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

VisionLink

Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. High-level government officials have directed these generous people to National VOAD and their member agencies. We are honored that Visionlink, as a corporate partner, has been able to open access to the unaffiliated volunteer system to National VOAD and Volunteer Florida member organizations. Due to the ongoing uncertainty of Hurricane Irma, other states will be added as necessary.

How to Solicit Corporate Sponsorships The Right Way

Wild Apricot

Soliciting corporate sponsorships doesn't have to be hard. Here are 3 simple steps to help you secure more sponsors

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill of CrowdRise by GoFundMe. This webinar will walk through the basics of crowdfunding so that your nonprofit can utilize this growing fundraising method to bring in more money for your cause.

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Sharing Power, Holding Expertise: The Future of Authority Revisited

Museum 2.0

This week, I've had multiple conversations with colleagues in the arts, symphonies, and urban planning about the fear professionals have about "losing control" when opening up new opportunities for people to participate.

The End of the Beginning of Online Giving

Connection Cafe

2019 marks 20 years since online giving first began in any significant way. In 1999, Blackbaud pioneered the nonprofit technology market by introducing reliable, secure, and donor-friendly online donation forms.

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INTRODUCING: Growing Good, A Nonprofit Hubcast

NonProfit Hub

We’re on the forefront of what will be the greatest transition of nonprofit leadership in our lifetime. Over the next five to ten years, directorships of all kinds will be passed from retiring baby boomers to Gen Xers and millennials.

Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Equal Rights Advocates. Before I get to the topic of using posters to make your workshops or meeting more interactive (and fun), I want to wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!

Nonprofit Tax Compliance: Three Things You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Learn three things you need to know about nonprofit tax compliance, and how to implement them from a filing expert

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5 Ways Mobile Giving Can Boost Your Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Christy Noel is the Vice President of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause where she advises nonprofits to accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies via digital technologies.

Does The $1.80 Marketing Strategy Actually Work On LinkedIn?

Nonprofits Source

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the $1.80 strategy on LinkedIn, most notably from Gary Vaynerchuk. If you’re skeptical don’t be because the strategy works.

Why You Need to Broaden Your Organization’s Funding Horizons

Connection Cafe

This piece originally appeared in “The Right Mix: How Diverse Income Models Influence Giving” by the Blackbaud Institute. Download the full report to learn how to develop a stable, sustainable, and supported organization.

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What Tax Season Means for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

Tax season is officially upon us! Filling out the paperwork for an individual tax return is one thing, but filing taxes for an organization is something else entirely. If this is your organization’s first tax season, or if you just want some helpful tips, we’ve got you covered. Taxes?

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it.

February Update: New Attachment and Delivery Options Released

Wild Apricot

The February update includes new feature releases, information on our annual conference, and our guide to starting with Integromat

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9 Ways to Improve Your Next Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Daniella Dowiak is an account manager at Cathexis Partners. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than ten years. With a deep understanding of nonprofits’ limited resources, she is passionate about helping organizations get the most out of their technology.

How SMBs Can Use Corporate Responsibility Software to Increase Sales

Givinga

Most small and medium businesses understand how important corporate responsibility (CR) is to employees and customers. It’s a due diligence task that big businesses have been working on for years and that SMBs are now making more of an effort to break into.

Generous Donors Continue to Grow Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In our last Charitable Giving Report, we entered 2018 with a first look at answers to heady questions swirling around the sector. How was philanthropy affected by the tumult surrounding us?

Nonprofit Membership Programs: A How-To Guide

NonProfit Hub

If you’re looking for new ways to keep your supporters engaged, consider launching a membership program. Both parties benefit here, as member fees can provide long-term financial support for your organization while supporters receive additional engagement opportunities and special perks.

The Book Of Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s new book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. This 175-page self-help tale, wrapped in fiction, teaches you the nine mistakes that prevent many from achieving their goals.

3 Ways to Make Your Events Hassle-Free Using Attachments

Wild Apricot

Organizing events can be stressful, but using the new attachments feature can make it easy to accept submissions, upload certificates and allow members to share notes

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Just Released! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is very excited to announce that the 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live.

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4 Corporate Social Responsibility Facts SMBs Need to Know

Givinga

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to all the initiatives businesses take on to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Turnover Troubles?

Connection Cafe

It’s no secret that turnover is a known evil for many social good organizations. What may be less obvious are the reasons why.

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Donor Management Software: FAQ for First-Time Buyers

NonProfit Hub

When nonprofits experience growth, one of the major changes they can expect is the need to assume software that will support their expanding network. For organizations of a certain size, buying your first dedicated donor management software marks a key stage in your growth.

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