May, 2022

Where the Money Is? — and Why That Matters for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Back in the 1950s, when a reporter asked the notorious Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he supposedly responded, “That’s where the money is.”

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How to Demonstrate ROI to Your Nonprofit Board Members

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proving to your nonprofit’s stakeholders that your organization is “worthy” of their financial support is an ongoing responsibility for nonprofit management. .

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What Is Customer Data and How It Could Transform Your Marketing

Association TV

WorkerBee.TV ·. What Is Customer Data and How It Could Transform Your Marketing | Association TV Blog. Caution: This Article Contains Big Data Energy. Customer data is all the bits of information your customer leaves behind when they interact with you, your product or your service.

Data Analytics Trivia!

Association Analytics

The post Data Analytics Trivia! appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Quality Executive Planning & Strategy

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.

Free Thank You Note Generator

The Fundraising Authority

How we say "thank you" matters. Thanking donors and supporters is to essential any fundraising program. But, not all “thank you”s are equal. A well crafted “thank you” can add meaning to a donor’s life and deepen their connection with your organization. Most thank you letters describe the gift, the gift’s fund, and the organization’s mission and some nice words from the signer.

Why You Need Diversified Fundraising For Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

To fully fund your nonprofit, you need a diversified fundraising stream. In other words, you need to get your money from many different sources, not just one awesome foundation, one government grant, or one generous donor.

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7 Essentials for Your Nonprofit’s Branding Guidelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Strategic branding is critical for your nonprofit to build trust among your supporters and get the word out about your services. When your brand is consistent and strong, you can increase your organization’s visibility in your community and move your audience to action. What Are Brand Guidelines?

Think Like a Business: Treating Your Donors Like Customers

TechSoup

On the surface, donors and customers seem totally different. One buys goods or services from a business, while the other gives money to an organization to support a cause. However, nonprofits could benefit from treating their donors or members like customers.

Take Charge of Your Content: Know What You Have and How to Improve It

Association Analytics

The post Take Charge of Your Content: Know What You Have and How to Improve It appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

How to Generate Unrestricted Revenue for Your Organization

Bloomerang

The post How to Generate Unrestricted Revenue for Your Organization appeared first on Bloomerang. fundraising trends

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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.

Nonprofit and philanthropy: Stop with the BS and get serious about fighting white supremacy

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. Thank you for your patience last week, as I had to skip out on a blog post for. philanthropy Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

How to Achieve Multicultural Marketing at Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

One of the significant benefits of multicultural marketing is that it’s simply the right thing to do. However, it can also help you increase brand awareness and help your nonprofit better fulfill its mission.

12 Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2022 nonprofits will continue their shift to becoming digital-first organizations. When possible, nonprofit professionals want the flexibility and work-life balance that remote work can offer.

Free Thank You Note Generator

The Fundraising Authority

How we say "thank you" matters. Thanking donors and supporters is to essential any fundraising program. But, not all “thank you”s are equal. A well crafted “thank you” can add meaning to a donor’s life and deepen their connection with your organization. Most thank you letters describe the gift, the gift’s fund, and the organization’s mission and some nice words from the signer.

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.

Take Charge of Your Content: Know What You Have and How to Improve It 6/23/22

Association Analytics

The post Take Charge of Your Content: Know What You Have and How to Improve It 6/23/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

The Essential Guide to Writing a Fundraising Plan

Bloomerang

Nonprofits with written fundraising plans consistently outperform organizations without them. However, many nonprofits lack these important guiding strategies.

10 Ways to Find Monthly Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

Starting a monthly giving program is a great use of your time because monthly donors are the lifeblood of a small nonprofit – bringing in sustainable revenue and creating a safety net of loyal supporters. .

Top Secret: Underused Strategy to Keep Donors Close 

NonProfit PRO

The sorry state of donor retention has been a topic of discussion for at least the past decade. Yet too many nonprofits still don’t prioritize donor retention strategies. A prompt, personal, powerful thank you is the bare minimum. What do you do to keep donors close?

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.

23 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below offer much-needed data to help your nonprofit craft its 2022-23 digital marketing and fundraising strategy. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield. Thank you! For Nonprofits in the United States: 1.

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Subtle ways power dynamics manifest between nonprofits and funders

Nonprofit AF

Last week, a colleague told me they wrote a grant proposal that totaled 72 pages, for a $5,000 grant. Funder Relations

Data Analytics Trivia! 6/8/22

Association Analytics

The post Data Analytics Trivia! 6/8/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Quality Executive Planning & Strategy

10 Ways to Find New Donors for Your Nonprofit Organization?

Bloomerang

Connecting with new donors is crucial to growing your nonprofit’s supporter base and ultimately raising more for your cause. New donors invigorate your nonprofit with a fresh wave of funding and engagement.

20 Ways to Raise Money if You Are at Risk of Not Reaching Your Fundraising Goal

Get Fully Funded

It’s scary to get halfway through the year and realize you are NOT on track to meet your fundraising goal. Or maybe you find yourself approaching the end of your fiscal year and you’re not going to make your goal. Either way, it’s a problem, but it might not be your fault.

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OKRs Offer Nonprofits a Better Approach to Goal-Setting Success

NonProfit PRO

The most successful organizations are able to collectively identify and engage around measurable goals. Many of them utilize objectives and key results (OKRs) to achieve these top priorities. Strategic Planning OKR System

How to Use UTMs to Leverage Donor Acquisition for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

How much time do you spend thinking about where your donors are coming from ? Or how they’re landing on your donation page? If you answered something along the lines of ‘not much’, ‘do I need to?’, then you might want to keep reading.

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4 Grant Writing Tips for Your Nonprofit's Technology Project

TechSoup

Today, more and more nonprofits seek funding to invest in technology-driven projects. Although many traditional grant writing skills apply, there are distinct differences in how to approach technology-centric grant applications. Grant Writing

4 Steps to Leveraging Your Association’s Virtual Event Data

Association Analytics

The post 4 Steps to Leveraging Your Association’s Virtual Event Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Events Executive Marketing Planning & Strategy

5 Elements of a Donor Communications Plan to Build Loyalty

The Storytelling Non-profit

When I talk with clients about fundraising growth strategies, donor retention and donor relations tend to be at the top of the strategy list. After all, it costs more money to acquire new donors than to retain current donors.

How to Make Better Decisions Online

Non Profit Quarterly

Image Credit: Jon Tyson on Unsplash. Decision-making, like much of our lives, has moved online during the pandemic. At the same time, there are growing calls for funders, organizations, and institutions to make decision-making more inclusive and shift power to impacted communities.

What’s Driving the Surge in Monthly Giving?

NonProfit PRO

Monthly giving revenue grew by 24% in 2021 over 2020, according to M+R. Not surprising. Why is monthly giving so attractive to so many donors? And how are nonprofits positioning and promoting the giving vehicle to donors? Monthly Giving Online Fundraising

3 Effective Tools for (Re)Branding Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Have you noticed, in the last year or so, how many nonprofits have rebranded? The pandemic has caused many mission-driven organizations to re-evaluate their mission, reconsider their strategic plan to accomplish it, and then engage donors and advocates from this new position.

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9 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Your Nonprofit's Technology

TechSoup

When it's time for new technology, cost is one of the first things that comes to mind for most nonprofits. It can be a real balancing act. You want to get the right technology to help your organization work more efficiently and achieve your mission.

Does Your Nonprofit Receive Donations of Services, Supplies or Equipment? Changes are Coming!

Blue Avocado

Changes to How Nonprofit Organizations Report In-kind Contributions of Nonfinancial Assets It is common for nonprofits to receive donations and contributions of nonfinancial assets, more commonly known as in-kind contributions.