January, 2019

5 Foundation Trends for 2019: Conquering the Unknown with the Help of Data

Connection Cafe

As we start a new year, it’s a good time to pause and celebrate the great work that your foundation and your peers across the social sector accomplished last year.

10 Best Practices for a Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Program

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. The nature of why a supporter chooses to fundraise for your nonprofit is most likely a personal one.

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10 Power Words Nonprofits Use to Increase Conversions

NonProfit Hub

There are over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. That means if you want to stand out, you need to do something different. Sure, you could offer different pricing, features or benefits, but there’s one element you can tweak to increase conversions almost instantly: copywriting.

Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Norbert Reimer. My book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , was published a month before the presidential election.

33 Free Nonprofit Webinars for February 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars I could find happening in February

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How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

Givinga

In the last decade, corporate responsibility (CR) has become a buzzword in offices and boardrooms across the country, and rightly so. As modern workplace trends skew toward socially and environmentally conscious employees and consumers, businesses need to incorporate CR to be competitive.

6 Steps to a SMART New Year

Connection Cafe

Like millions of others, my family and I decided that 2019 will be a healthier year. We want to eat healthier and get more exercise. We’ve tried it before, but then February rolls around and we start to lose our commitment and energy.

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3 Big Things That Might Be Harming Your Brand

NonProfit Hub

Having an effective branding strategy for your nonprofit is important, but it’s not easy. If you’re doing everything you can to effectively brand and market your organization but aren’t seeing positive results, these could be the reasons why. Lack of personal connection.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr photo by Geoff Livingston. I wish you a very happy and healthy 2019! I had a great holiday break, although unfortunately I got sick.

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to keep your members connected? Consider creating a member directory for your organization to facilitate outreach, support your communications, and more

5 Features of Corporate Giving Platforms and How they Affect Business Performance

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been a necessary element of doing business for years. Large companies set up private foundations and giving programs, while small and medium sized companies fought to compete with more limited resources.

Uncomplicate Your Communications Strategy

Connection Cafe

The single greatest threat to effective communications is our inability to identify and prioritize who we’re communicating with. However, in spite of this well-known truth, an easy solution sometimes feels out of reach.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: February 19, 2019. Time: 1pm EST. Presented by: Julia Campbell , Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing. Sponsored by: TBD.

How to Start Your Own Nonprofit Sponsorship Program

NonProfit Hub

Most nonprofits don’t have a surplus of cash on hand. In fact, most small to mid-size nonprofits struggle to maintain enough funds to continue their regular programming.

10 Best free torrent sites for downloading music albums in 2019

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Music has the ability to relieve stress. Nothing can be more relaxing after a hard day at work than just sitting back and enjoying music. If peace of mind is what you are looking for, music will always prove to be a reliable ally. A person’s music taste tends to vary with mood. Therefore, one.

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How to Write a Volunteer Program Report That Proves Your Volunteers’ Impact

Wild Apricot

Want to help your organization see just how valuable your volunteers are? Elisa Kosarin, CVA, explains how to prepare a volunteer report that will prove their value

How Corporations Can Improve Workplace Giving without Increasing Administration

Givinga

Workplace giving initiatives are becoming both more important and more sophisticated. Changing employee attitudes and an increased emphasis on corporate responsibility has made workplace giving essential to business.

4 Steps to Implementing Your Social Change Strategy: A Case Study with SEFCU

Connection Cafe

Since 2008, SEFCU’s Community Support Program has helped more than seven million people within its branch footprint – which includes upstate New York’s Capital Region, Binghamton, Syracuse and Buffalo areas – through funding vital nonprofit organizations.

How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

Start on a Good Note With Fundraising in 2019

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. We know some of you are on top of things after the holidays, but it’s not so easy for the rest of us.

Guide to Dating Online 2019

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Meet Your Mate online: Outswim the Other Fish in the Sea According to consumer reports, as of 2018, one in every five single people who were dating had gone out with someone they met through an online dating site.

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6 Simple Ways to Ease Into Advocacy as a Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

Want to start getting involved in advocacy, but not quite sure how? Bethany Snyder of Snyder Strategies explains 6 easy steps you can start following today to solve big nonprofit problems — and raise more money too

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Many large U.S. based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 84: A Recipe for Hashtag Activism

Connection Cafe

It’s clear that social media can be a powerful tool for social good. Online campaigns like #MeToo have been greatly effective at raising awareness and sparking action. But not every campaign is so effective, and social media activism can be polarizing and difficult to manage.

How Can Nonprofit Organizations Build High-Performing Employees?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Michelle Marion Summer 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management Operations and Community Manager at CityCoHo - Philadelphia, PA. Nonprofit employees are vital in realizing an organization’s mission and goals.

How to Refocus for the New Year

NonProfit Hub

Congratulations on your successful end-of-year fundraising campaign! After all the hard work put into the final fundraising push of the year, you definitely deserved that extra plate at Christmas dinner and the extra drink (or drinks ) on New Year’s Eve—cheers.

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10 Minute Mail Alternatives 2019: Free Temporary Email Address

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Almost every day there are probably thousands of websites being developed for millions of users globally, for a myriad of purposes depending on what exactly a particular website is intended for.

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How to Connect Your Wild Apricot Account to Over 230 Apps and Services

Wild Apricot

With the Wild Apricot app on Integromat, you can connect with lots of other software. Find out how you can automate new scenarios - without writing any code

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

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Casting Vision for Fundraising Success in 2019

Connection Cafe

Before Jack Welch retired, he was quoted as saying, “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.”.

Luminometer:

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Luminometer has been in the laboratories for over a decade, helping the scientists to easily intercept results and to get ready-to-analyze results for their molecular queries. This technology has been proving consistent and reliable when it comes to water analysis.

[PODCAST] INSPIRE with Jeff Nelson

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit Hub’s INSPIRE Hubcast series shares powerful and impactful stories of organizations persevering to create the change they want to see in the world. Each episode features a new guest with their own unique story.

10 Best CouchTuner alternatives to Watch TV Series Online for Free

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It goes without saying that nearly all movie enthusiasts are familiar with CouchTuner website, a platform that offers a great movie collection and TV series. CouchTuner has gained popularity due to its HD quality movies and outstanding user interface. Official Site: ecouchtuner.eu

January Update: Guess Who’s the Keynote Speaker for our Annual User Conference

Wild Apricot

This month's update includes the announcement of the keynote speaker at PersoniFest, our annual user conference, a chance to win an award for your organization, and info on Integromat and our latest release. integromat persi-awards personifest 2019 january update newsletter

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My Favorite Nelson Mandela Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

These are my favorite Nelson Mandela leadership quotes: "Lead from the back--and let others believe they are in front." "The The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." "It It always seems impossible until it's done." "I

Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The following article is an excerpt from the “ CSR 2020: Experts Look Ahead “ eBook published by Blackbaud Corporate Solutions. Download it for free now to read more about trends that will affect how companies give back in the near future.

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Should You Use Professional SEO Services or Do Your Own SEO?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are like a lot of the people out there who run their own websites, you might feel a bit like a jack of all trades.