January, 2019

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.

7 Tips on Asking for Donations — It’s Intimidating, We Get It

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to asking for donations, most of us head for the hills. We get it. It’s intimidating to ask other people to part with their hard earned cash. They might ask, “Why?” And we might not have a great answer.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Tereza Litsa , Social Media Manager at Lightful , a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019.

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.”.

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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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.

33 Free Nonprofit Webinars for February 2019

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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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 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.

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.

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 Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs.

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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.

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.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 83: How Gen Z is Transforming Social Good

Connection Cafe

Today’s young people know that they can have a hand in shaping a better future and solving the world’s challenges, and they’re embracing their role by engaging in causes and supporting organizations and companies that align with their values.

Making Your Organization A Donor Retention Powerhouse

Donor Search

Donor retention is a topic that has been getting an increasing amount of attention by nonprofits but is still greatly misunderstood. With a heavy focus by boards and executives on revenue intake, the nuances of keeping donors engaged can sometimes get lost when reviewing a P&L Statement at the end of the year. Neon One…

How Corporate Responsibility Will Affect Your Business Success in 2019

Givinga

Corporate responsibility (CR) has been on the business radar for years. Many top companies, including Intel, Google, Microsoft and others¹, have established corporate responsibility and philanthropy programs.

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

Wild Apricot Blog

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 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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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.

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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Donor Management Software: 5 Features All Nonprofits Need

Donor Search

Your donors are the backbone of your organization: without their ongoing support, your nonprofit wouldn’t be able to complete any of the projects that are vital for achieving your goals. Every donor is unique, with different passions and motivations. They give at different levels, for different reasons, at different times of the year. And that… Nonprofit Software

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.

6 Simple Ways to Ease Into Advocacy as a Nonprofit

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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[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.

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

Hyper-Personalization: Using Donor Data to Inspire Loyalty to your Healthcare Foundation

Connection Cafe

As we crawl into a new year, hyper-personalization is a buzzword slowly creeping into the charity lexicon and bound to increase its prominence as the year unfolds.

Your Nonprofit CRM: A Q&A Guide to Improve Data Management

Donor Search

Your nonprofit’s CRM is a goldmine for important information regarding your nonprofit’s constituents. Without this important software solution, it would be incredibly difficult to keep up with fundraising outreach or to establish an effective engagement strategy for supporters. Despite having access to this important tech solution, have you ever looked at your nonprofit annual report… Data and Statistics

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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.

Ally Shares Her Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Niamey Thomas Class 12 Public Ally. My name is Niamey Thomas. My name means River; it is the capital and largest city in the West African country Niger. My name represents the essence of power, strength and peace, which I try to embody every day. I am Black and Mexican and I am a creator.

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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.