November, 2022

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3 Ways the Corporate World Has Shaped Donor’s Online Expectations

NonProfit PRO

The corporate world has helped shape people’s online expectations of the brands and organizations they support. Here are a few examples of online expectations created by the corporate world and how nonprofits can meet them with their digital ecosystems.

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Your Nonprofit Should be Using Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Peyton Leisner, Content Strategist at UncommonGood – an all-inclusive platform for nonprofits to manage their operations, marketing, and fundraising efforts. . What is a PSA?

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How to Use Storytelling for Nonprofits to Tug Heartstrings and Raise Funds

Get Fully Funded

Everyone loves a good story, and your skills in storytelling for nonprofits can make the difference between getting big bucks and donation requests that fall flat. The good news is that great stories are all around you. EVERY nonprofit has stories to tell!

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‘Tis the Season for Member Retention – On-Demand

Association Analytics

The post ‘Tis the Season for Member Retention – On-Demand appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Predictive Analytics 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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6 Tips to Create Fundraising Videos That Drive Donations

Wild Apricot

Fundraising videos build your case for support, providing viewers with an in-depth look at your organization and inspiring them to take action. It’s no surprise, then, that 57% of people who watch fundraising videos go on to make a donation. marketing

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Customer Service for Nonprofits: 4 Ways to Retain Donors

NonProfit PRO

At their core, nonprofits are service-oriented. And while there are distinctions between the way for-profit and nonprofit entities run, the standards of customer service apply equally between the two. Direct Response Retention Customer service

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8 Golf Fundraising Trends & Prediction for 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jennifer Wemhoff , Communications Manager at GolfStatus.org – the leading event management platform for golf fundraisers. When it comes to fundraising events, one of the biggest lessons learned from the pandemic years is the unique value of golf fundraisers.

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Thursday Thoughts | Last-minute to-do items before GivingTuesday 2022

EveryAction

Welcome to another installment of Thursday Thoughts, a dedicated space for our friends in nonprofit sector leadership to reflect on reports, statistics, and other trends—because when our community shares knowledge, we can all do more good. Check out our last installment here !

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‘Tis the Season for Member Retention – 12/14/22

Association Analytics

The post ‘Tis the Season for Member Retention – 12/14/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Predictive Analytics Technology

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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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Why Your Organization Needs an Online Member Directory

Wild Apricot

Does trying to connect your organization’s members feel a little bit like herding cats? Then an online member directory is just what you need! One of the number one members’ benefits you can offer is the opportunity to network and connect. membership

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An apology to everyone I harmed with my insensitive words regarding donors and philanthropy

Non Profit AF

To my esteemed colleagues, On a webinar about Donor-Advised Funds that took place on October 19th, 2022, with Susannah Morgan, Donor Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Informed Delivery: A Year-End Fundraising Strategy You May Have Overlooked

NonProfit PRO

Informed Delivery can increase the effectiveness of your direct mail fundraising campaign while decreasing your postage costs. With only two more months left to take advantage of its dual benefits, here are the answers to the frequently asked questions I get on this strategy.

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HOW TO: Easily Accept Stock Donations on Your Nonprofit’s Website – and Why You Should

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kyle Brown , COO at DonateStock – a fundraising platform that makes stock gifting to nonprofits easy and accessible. Giving Season is upon us and the clock is ticking.

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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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8 Actionable steps for any nonprofit RFP

EveryAction

An RFP, or a request for proposals, is a process disguised as a document. While an RFP may look like a regular document with a list of things to do and brainstorm, an effective one breaks down a project (usually a big one) into parts and set out dates and milestones to get that project done.

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Tweeting through uncertainty: Candid’s approach to nonprofit Twitter

Candid

Since Twitter’s new ownership took over in late October, the social media platform has experienced a significant decline in its userbase—a loss of over 1.3 million active users in one week.

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How to Host a Member Appreciation Week (+ 10 More Ideas!)

Wild Apricot

Your members are the people who turn your mission into a reality—which is why it’s so essential to show member appreciation! Inspiring positive feelings in your members keeps them connected to your cause, and motivates them to keep giving. membership

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Pay For Capital Campaign Fundraising Expenses

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 come from a nonprofit employee who want advice on how to budget and pay for capital campaign fundraising expenses: .

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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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8 Easy Things to Do to Raise More Money for Year-End

NonProfit PRO

The biggest fundraising time of the year for most nonprofits is here. You’ve no doubt been working on the big things for year-end. Yet often it’s the little things that count and pack a surprising wallop. Here are eight simple efforts that could help your nonprofit raise more money before Dec.

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Freedom of Expression and Assembly

VisionLink

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6 Annual reports to inspire your organization

EveryAction

Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life. They’re a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but what makes an annual report effective? It helps if they’re easy to understand, shareable, and engaging across a broad audience.

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Does your nonprofit mission statement drive donations?

Candid

Does a nonprofit’s mission statement influence its fundraising efforts? New research conducted using data from Candid suggests that understanding this relationship can boost your nonprofit’s fundraising success.

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Nonprofit Marketing Plan: 8 Steps to Create A Strong Plan

Wild Apricot

Having worked with hundreds of nonprofits over the years, I can tell you that organizations that develop and follow a well-thought-out nonprofit marketing plan grow faster and make a bigger impact than those that don’t. A holistic marketing strategy. marketing

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Bloomerang Launches Tribute Notifications

Bloomerang

Streamline your tribute letters with a personal touch. Tribute donations can be a major source of revenue for nonprofits that can lead to legacy gifts and deeper relationships with the family.

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How Affinity-Based Fundraising Is Changing Everything

NonProfit PRO

Everyone knows the two main things to consider when fundraising are numbers and intent. But there’s a crucial third leg to fundraising, and that’s affinity. Instead of looking at broad-strokes behaviors, like recent purchases, affinity considers the underlying profile and motivations of donors.

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Washington 211: One Millionth Call !!

VisionLink

We are pleased to share that Washington 211 has helped one million callers since the launch of their Visionlink software in 2019. Arion Bevan, a 211 Information and Referral Specialist from King County 211 Contact Center, helped the one millionth caller.

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10 Best Charities for Drug Addiction Recovery & Support

Donorbox Nonprofit

Drug addiction is one of the most common and misunderstood reasons for death in the United States. Addiction affects everyone equally, whether you’re a man, woman, or child. Our justice and health systems have been set up to limit access and shame those with this disease.

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Fundraising beyond GivingTuesday: 5 tips to maximize year end giving 

Candid

It’s that time of year again. The year-end giving season kicks off with a lot of hype around GivingTuesday, when nonprofits invest significant time, energy, and resources into launching campaigns for the special day.

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Nonprofit Software: 25+ Providers to Build Your Tech Stack

Wild Apricot

In the age of the internet, nonprofit success goes hand-in-hand with technology. Whether you’re building a smash website, updating your online member database or shining on social media, you’re going to want some tools to help you out. website-and-technology

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Ramp Up Your Stewardship Program Before Year-End Gifts Arrive

Bloomerang

The post Ramp Up Your Stewardship Program Before Year-End Gifts Arrive appeared first on Bloomerang

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Why I Love Lapsed Donors

NonProfit PRO

It's true, I will say it, I wish every lapsed donor was still giving to my organization. And at the same time, I learn so much from lapsed donors. The trick is how to learn these things before they lapse. Retention Donor retention Lapsed donors

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