July, 2022

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Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Recurring Donations for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When a donor signs up for a recurring donation online, there are no checks to mail and no monthly reminders needed; much of the expense and hassle on the nonprofit’s side have been eliminated.

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What Can Your Nonprofit Do With Just $1?

NonProfit PRO

In her latest blog, Erica Waasdorp begs the question: What can you do with just $1? She points out that combining those dollars will help make the giver stand tall, and that microdonations will eventually make a huge difference. Recurring Donations microdonations Recurring Gifts WoodGreen Foundatio

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Afraid of the Office? Top 3 Keys To Make Your Association a Kick-ass Place to Work According to History

Association TV

Caution: No turtles were harmed in the making of this blog. We’ve all heard tales from friends and family of these luscious workspaces with ping-pong tables, Friday beers and unlimited PTO.

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Expanding the Value of Your AMS with Analytics

Association Analytics

The post Expanding the Value of Your AMS with Analytics appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Planning & Strategy Technology

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

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Designing an Effective New Member Onboarding Process: 7 Tips

Wild Apricot

You’ve designed a value-packed membership program that offers amazing benefits and gives your members access to highly sought-after resources. So how is it possible that your renewal rates keep declining? Why are members dropping off when they. membership

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Why Nonprofits Should Pay Attention to Web3 and the Metaverse

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What is Web3? Web3 is a new version of the internet that uses blockchain (IE a secure but transparent record keeping system) to decentralize the management of the internet, thus reducing the control of prominent companies such as Google or Meta.

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How to Calculate the Number of Major Gift Officers You Need

NonProfit PRO

I am often asked for a formula for adding major gift officers (MGOs) to an organization. And while there are many variables to consider, they boil down to these four points. Major Gifts Staffing & Human Resources Major-gifts officers

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Nonprofits: Get over learned helplessness and stop standing in your own way

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. I’m back after taking the month of July off from writing! During these past four weeks I took. Capacity Building Fundraising Grantwriting Humor

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Your AMS Wasn’t Designed For That

Association Analytics

The fact is: AMS solutions have a ton of fantastic capabilities – but they are not designed to do a lot of what we (associations) try to make them do. One of those things is aggregating all the data from your other core systems (e.g.

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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The Easiest Way To Collect and Track Membership Dues

Wild Apricot

If you’re starting a membership organization, one of the first things you’ll want to think about is how to collect membership dues. Membership managers often find it challenging to: Decide on a fair price and payment schedule for their. membership

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Don’t Wait: 3 Tips To Deal With Difficult Or Disengaged Board Members

Bloomerang

We bring on board members with high hopes and expectations. They tell us they have a passion for the mission and want to help. They gladly sign the roles and responsibilities agreement.

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5 Ways to Power Up Your Nonprofit Email Deliverability

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creating your next fundraising campaign requires a lot of work: you must identify your goals, your audience, segment your lists, create compelling content, and set up and test everything in your CRM.

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Discover Why Your Nonprofit Is Using Data to Create a Game Plan

NonProfit PRO

Becoming a data-driven organization has become well-accepted, and, in many cases, an expectation. But identifying the purpose for using data in your organization is key. Here are three primary purposes for using data that can assist with building your own strategy and ensuring success.

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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.

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The overhead myth: crash course to fundraising transparency

Candid

The overhead myth is a pervasive challenge for nonprofits, often leading to organizations that are under-funded, unable to make an impact that aligns with their potential, and rapidly losing high-performing employees.

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Expanding the Value of Your AMS with Analytics – 7/27/22

Association Analytics

The post Expanding the Value of Your AMS with Analytics – 7/27/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Planning & Strategy Technology

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Nonprofit Bylaws 101: How to Write (and Change!) Bylaws for Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Over the years, your nonprofit is bound to grow and change! Nonprofit bylaws help to remove uncertainty from those changes by starting your nonprofit from a solid foundation. But what are bylaws for a nonprofit in the first place? If you’ve never. organizational-management

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[ASK AN EXPERT] When Should We Give Donors Gifts?

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on when it’s a good idea to give gifts to donors. .

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

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[Free Webinar] The Formula to Successful Nonprofit Giving Days Year Round

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days are 24-hour (or longer) fundraising events that can be powerful moments throughout the year. These days are aimed at rallying communities together to maximize awareness, engagement, and donations.

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What Makes Donors Respond to Marketing?

NonProfit PRO

Your story is essential, and people want to hear it. Let’s review what makes donors respond to your marketing and how you can improve the effectiveness of your campaign. E-mail Segmentation Social Media Marketing Strategy

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Celebrating National Disability Independence Day

VisionLink

In honor of National Disability Independence Day, Visionlink commemorates the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and celebrates the structural changes across the US since July 1990 and the assistive digital technologies that we've embraced.

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Philanthropy during COVID-19 in India

Candid

Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) released a new report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Examining giving in 2021 , in May 2022 that details COVID-19-related philanthropic funding in 2021.

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The Ultimate Guide to Donation Pages for Nonprofits + 25 Examples to Fire Up Your Fundraising

Wild Apricot

Donations are the lifeblood of any nonprofit! Not only do they bring in regular revenue, but they also represent the strength of your relationships with your supporters. Looking for an easy way to turn those supporters into donors? Then it’s. fundraising

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Nonprofit Grants: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation To Fund $9 Billion

Bloomerang

On Wednesday, July 13, Bill Gates started a Twitter thread with an interesting observation: Several huge global setbacks over the past few years have left many people discouraged and wondering whether the world is destined to get worse. It’s not interesting because it’s a revelation.

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[Webinar] Emerging Social Media Trends for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media tools and trends are always evolving, and to be successful on social media, nonprofits need to embrace a strategy of flexibility and early adoption. This 90-minute webinar will summarize emerging trends in social media and they impact nonprofit digital communications and fundraising.

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5 Great Examples of Nonprofit Calls to Action

NonProfit PRO

Writing a call to action (CTA) that hits the spot every time is part art, and part science. CTAs need to be short, sweet, and to the point. Here are five examples of winning CTAs that you can draw inspiration from. Direct Response E-mail Social Media Call-to-action Writing

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Motivating Social Donors: Why Trust is Important to Your Fundraising Success

The Killoe Group

The post Motivating Social Donors: Why Trust is Important to Your Fundraising Success appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post peer-to-peer research

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Build a Mission Worthy Team

.orgSource

When the first crew of astronauts departs for Mars, Suzanne T. Bell’s work will play a large role in their success. Bell is an associate professor of industrial and organizational psychology at DePaul University. She studies team composition.

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Dropbox for Nonprofits: Benefits and Available Discounts

Donorbox

Dropbox is an online file-sharing service. From adding e-signatures to sharing documents, images, and videos with anyone, Dropbox is an easy and secure option for organizations and individuals alike.

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Best Practices for Donor Acquisition and Retention Through Direct Mail

Bloomerang

Best Practices for Donor Acquisition and Retention Through Direct Mail. Sending a personalized, well-written appeal via direct mail can be one of the most impactful ways for schools to fundraise.

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Utah Pride Center: Unite, Empower, Celebrate

DipJar

During the month of June, Pride events bloom across the country. In every state, these events are an encouraging reminder that the path forward needs to be one that recognizes, respects, and celebrates diversity, equality, and inclusion. .

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