August, 2019

Amazing Recovery Efforts for Hurricane Harvey

VisionLink

Visionlink is proud to support the work of National VOAD's Project Comeback in Texas with our multi-agency Disaster Case Management solution, helping more than 700 case managers from 14 nonprofit partners assist more than 12,000 households.

5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Love Cryptocurrency

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy , co-founders of The Giving Block. Thanks to the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, nonprofits are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency as a new source of revenue.

Don’t Fear the Fraudster: Three Ways to Prevent Fraud at Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Occupational fraud is a chilling reality for businesses and organizations of all sizes and occurs across industries—even within the nonprofit sector.

T-Shirt Fundraising: A New Take on Crowdfunding

NonProfit Hub

If your nonprofit is looking for a new fundraising idea that will get your supporters excited to make a donation, then t-shirt fundraising could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Tips & Tools To Appreciate Your Nonprofit Staff and Build A Culture of Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of my work with nonprofit organizations to help them build a culture of resilience that I wrote about in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , I have facilitated retreats where staff brainstorm ideas and identify simple ways that they can make working at their organization more enjoyable.

10 Tips for Turning Photos Into Powerful Stories

John Haydon

The Internet is slowly but surely becoming one big picture book. Instagram and Pinterest have grown at astronomic rates precisely because they allow people to easily create, curate and share pictures.

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101 Ways To Get New Members For Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Want to grow your membership? Here are 101 ways your organization can attract and recruit more members both in the short and long term

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U.N. SDGs: Choosing the Right Goals for Your Organization

Connection Cafe

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a broad platform that actualizes the idea of giving with a purpose. In 2015 all the United Nations member states adopted the impact measurement framework which consists of 17 broad goals, 169 targets and, currently, 232 indicators. The U.N.

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How Nonprofits Can Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

NonProfit Hub

Bitcoin has been around for just over 10 years, and in that time it has become a big deal. It’s discussed in everything from Trump’s tweets to popular songs, TV shows and movies.

DCM Services, LLC (You’re dead? That Won’t Stop the Debt Collector)

SocialFish

At some point in your life, you might fall behind on a financial obligation, and end up in debt.

9 Things about Learning Management Systems your Boss Wants to Know?

Gyrus

Investing in a new concept means investing huge bucks, which is certainly not preferred by any employer. However, being the head

#AI4Good: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About AI

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and to spread generosity.

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The Best Way to Thank Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Harry Gardner , Content and Partnerships Manager at GivePanel. Any fundraiser worth their salt knows they should be thanking people who donate or fundraise for their cause.

How to Include Matching Gifts in Your Fundraising Plan

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit organization, the work you do is dependent on the generosity of your supporters. It is important to do everything in your power to engage supporters and maximize the impact of each and every donor.

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Roll With Your Role: Feeling Valued in the Workplace

NonProfit Hub

A major challenge most working adults face every day is getting themselves up and going for work. The perpetual dailiness of life can get tiring if you aren’t motivated by a passion. You get up, get ready, look yourself in the mirror and something doesn’t feel right. Something’s gotta change.

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6 Group Fundraising Ideas to Really Engage Your Donors

Wild Apricot

Keeping your donors engaged in your cause can be difficult. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of awesome group fundraising ideas to keep them involved

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How to Check if Your LMS is Secure and Safe to Use?

Gyrus

Do you know How to Check if Your LMS is Secure and Safe to Use? Keeping some essential LMS security features in mind

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Nonprofits Are Adding Bots to their Social Media Teams

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are many chat bot authoring platforms that make it easy for anyone to create a bot without requiring the technical expertise in natural language programming. While easy to set up, designing an effective bot for a nonprofit from scratch can be daunting.

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Top 4 Web Hosting Providers for Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Chuck Spidell , founder of ILLUSIO and a WordPress Strategist committed to helping nonprofits get their websites unstuck and moving forward. When it comes to technology, you get what you pay for.

Two Crucial Themes from the GDPR Featuring in US-Privacy Legislation

Connection Cafe

2018 was a seminal year for privacy. India drafted its first data privacy bill. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, spawning nearly a dozen investigations by international and US regulators over Facebook’s data practices. Its executives were hauled before Congressional committees.

Leveraging Facebook to the Fullest

NonProfit Hub

By Josh Kashorek, Director of Marketing from Five Q. Why Facebook is Important to Nonprofits. If you’re a marketer, then you know the impact that Facebook has globally. The platform provides a vast space for organizations of all sizes to reach people all over the world. The social media giant has 1.47

How To Create A Volunteer Engagement Strategy that Actually Works

Wild Apricot

Creating a volunteer engagement strategy can not only improve your volunteer's experience, but your entire organizational atmosphere. That's why I've created this guide to engaging volunteers from start to finish

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10 Common Misconceptions about Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Gyrus

Despite lots of recognition in the market, learning management systems are often regarded as something which is

What Is Purplesec? And Why Am I Building It?

Nonprofits Source

Purplesec is a cyber security company I started with my friend and cyber security expert , Seth Kimmel. I was employed by an IT company for 5 years and learn a lot about the technologies that power most businesses today, as well as the constant threats they experience.

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[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Fundraising in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Elizabeth McDonough of Classy. If it seems like we’ve been talking about 2020 for decades—it’s because we have been.

4 Ways AI is the Next Big Game-Changer in Museum Membership & Attendance

Connection Cafe

Artificial intelligence (AI) might just be the buzzword of the year, and with good reason. From filtering email spam to offering up personalized Netflix recommendations, AI already underlies many routine aspects of our lives in ways we don’t even realize.

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Small but Mighty: How to Power Through When Your Staff is Low

NonProfit Hub

It happens. People move on to other opportunities, budgets can get tight ? whatever factors led to being an understaffed organization, it’s left up to you to figure out how to continue business as usual.

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Embracing risk culture in nonprofits: let’s start talking about failure

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Jordyn Shafer-Frie Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. What is risk culture? “.staff staff at every level appropriately manage risk as an intrinsic part of their day-to-day work.

One-Man Bands and Museum Labor as an Access Barrier

Museum 2.0

When I was little, my uncle drove me to see a real big top circus. I don’t quite remember where it was, somewhere over in the farmlands near Santa Cruz, like Gilroy or Watsonville.

How To Create Explainer Videos That Donors Will Love

Nonprofits Source

Think for a second, how many videos have you watched this week? This whole month? If your browsing habits are anything like the majority of people’s, chances are you see at least a couple of videos every day. It’s really not surprising.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Julia Campbell of J Campbell Social Marketing.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 112: Tips for a Successful Hill Day

Connection Cafe

Hill Days, also known as “fly-ins,” are an important part of social good organizations’ advocacy strategies in the U.S., bringing their supporters together to speak with their members of Congress to advocate for priority issues and legislation. Preparation is key for these fly-in days to be successful. So, what’s the best way to prepare for a meeting with a member of congress? How can people working in the social good community make sure that elected officials prioritize their concerns?

How to Spot Useful Nonprofit Tech Tools — And 3 You Can Use Today

Wild Apricot

Here are several useful nonprofit tech tools, as well as how you can select the right ones for your nonprofit, from guest poster Amy Neumann, founder of Free Tech for Nonprofits

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How nonprofits can benefit from strategic planning

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Nicole Salusky Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Strategic planning is essential if nonprofits are to achieve desired results and identify goals.

Throwing Open The Doors

Museum 2.0

Recently, I was in Maine on a research trip/ quick family getaway. My children were fairly patient, partly as they don’t know there are families that don’t drag their children with them for work trips.

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Performant Recovery Company Review – Should you Fear Them?

SocialFish

Debt recovery is the process of pursuing payments of debts that are owed by individuals to either health insurance companies, banks, credit card companies, or any other creditor.

Best Airtel prepaid international roaming plans for traveling abroad

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Traveling abroad? We’re sure you have gone through your checklist several times –packing clothes for temperature abroad, booking hotel rooms, planning a detailed tour itinerary, getting your phone ready for overseas travel. Oh did you forget the last one?

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