September, 2022

Creating Fundraising Systems for Your Nonprofit

The Fundraising Authority

This is a two part article on how to create fundraising systems for your nonprofit. In Part 1, we will talk about what fundraising systems are and why they are important for development. In Part 2, we will show you how to create systems at your organization. One Seriously Stressed Out Nonprofit.

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4 Types of Donor Personas for Effective Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ask any nonprofit fundraiser if he or she wants to increase the results of their fundraising efforts and you’ll get a resounding “yes”! The next question, of course, is how? The answer is in understanding your goal and audience, and then matching your pitch to the prospect.

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Developing a Grantmaking Strategy That Works for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

One of the most important roles a nonprofit can play is that of grantmaker. And, while there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to crafting a successful grantmaking strategy, there are a handful of key strategies that any nonprofit can deploy.

How Associations Can Leverage the Power of Artificial Intelligence

Association Analytics

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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.

Activating Damage Assessment System for Hurricane Ian

VisionLink

Currently focused on Flo rida’s Gulf Coast, Hurricane Ian’s particular track, combined with the shape of the bay, means that significant storm surges may inundate the Tampa Bay region. Because of the slow-moving storm, other more distant areas may also receive large amounts of rain or coastal surge.

Greek Myths if They Were Set in the Nonprofit Sector

Non Profit AF

Over the past several months, my kids have been obsessed with Greek Mythology, thanks to a podcast they listen to. Funder Relations Fundraising Grantwriting Humor

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5 Simple Steps to Take Right Now to Plan Your 2023 Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is thinking about planning a golf fundraiser in 2023—whether it’s a brand new event or an established tournament—there are a few simple steps to take right now to make sure your outing is set up for success. Start With Technology.

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Here’s Why Your Nonprofit Team Isn’t Hitting Its Goals

NonProfit PRO

Your nonprofit likely has many goals it wants to accomplish, ranging in priority and timeline. Some of these goals may be broad and worldly, while others are not.

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How Associations Can Leverage the Power of Artificial Intelligence – 9/27/22

Association Analytics

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A Better Feasibility Study: How to Prepare for a Successful Campaign

Bloomerang

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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.

The why and how of fundraising

Hands on Fundraising

If you’re writing that year-end appeal or anything that goes to your donors, you’ll be more successful if you understand the “why” and “how” of fundraising. At first, you’d say it’s pretty easy, right?

Stop Looking for a Fundraising Magic Bullet

The Fundraising Authority

Do you ever find yourself, your team, or your board of directors saying things like: “If we could just get this one big grant, we’d be set for the year!”. Or, “I think we should hold a huge gala event. If we raise everything we need now, we can focus on programs later.”.

[Free Webinar] 10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends to Prioritize in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the end of each year, Nonprofit Tech for Good suggests which digital marketing and fundraising trends nonprofits should prioritize in the following year [ read the 2022 trends ].

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The Case for Hiring Older Nonprofit Professionals

NonProfit PRO

Employees are an especially important ingredient to a successful organization. Unfortunately, employers overlook valuable applicants because of age.

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.

How to Capture Fresh Member Profile Data and Make It Actionable – 10/4/22

Association Analytics

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How to structure your nonprofit social media plan

Get Fully Funded

If you want people from your social media to support your nonprofit’s activities, you need a nonprofit social media plan. You already know this: In the nonprofit realm, social media is life.

How to Get CEOs and Boards to Embrace Year End Fundraising

Bloomerang

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Who Qualifies as a Major Donor Prospect for Your Organization? (3 Guidelines)

The Fundraising Authority

The following is an excerpt from our class How to Find New Major Donors and Get Them to Give to Your Non-Profit. Who qualifies as a major donor prospect for your organization? As you are looking for donors to make contact with and insert into your fundraising funnel, you don’t want to waste time.

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.

[Free Webinar] Finding Your First 100 Donors: Donor Acquisition for New Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You’ve probably heard how important individual donors are to the sustainability of your nonprofit organization. For an early-stage organization, though, knowing how to get started can feel like an overwhelming task.

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Direct Mail Personalization Pays Off

NonProfit PRO

As a nonprofit, every penny spent on direct mail needs to be accounted for. It also needs to be justified. However, if you find a simple way to increase your ROI, you should jump all over it. That simple thing is direct mail personalization.

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Your Data Is Talking: What’s It Saying about Your Next Piece of Content? – 10/20/22

Association Analytics

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28 Super Engaging Ideas for Giving Tuesday, from Campaign to Marketing

Wild Apricot

Ah, Giving Tuesday. This international day of giving is a nonprofit’s dream, but there sure is a lot of competition with other organizations! In order to make Giving Tuesday your most profitable day of the year, it’s so important to get. fundraising

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Succession Planning: Strategies That Work

Bloomerang

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Stellar year-end fundraising strategies for busy nonprofit leaders

Get Fully Funded

It’s that time of year! Fundraising season is upon us and it’s time to set some big year-end fundraising goals and go after them! Yep, there’s a marathon of opportunity coming up and you don’t want to miss the chance to raise big bucks for your nonprofit.

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6 Digital Must-Haves for Fall Fundraising Success

EveryAction

There may or may not be a chill in the air where you are, but if you’re in charge of raising money to fund your nonprofit’s mission, chances are you’re already waist-deep in fall fundraising strategy and execution.

8 Questions to Ask to Get Inside Your Donor’s Head

NonProfit PRO

The better you know your donor, the better your appeal is going to be. That’s obvious. The problem is your donor is probably coming from a completely different experiential background. How do you get inside that person’s head?

Your Data Is Talking: What’s It Saying about Your Next Piece of Content?

Association Analytics

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7 simple things you can do now to energize your year-end appeal

Hands on Fundraising

Stressed about fundraising right now? Here are a few ways to energize your year-end appeal. Eliminate the kitchen sink Chances are, no single donor can give your organization everything you need. And that’s good!

Recession-Proof Your Nonprofit…with Grants!

Bloomerang

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7 Ideas for Pushing Your Board Forward in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: While nonprofits say they support improving diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) actually doing it requires getting the board to buy-in to the need for culture change.

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5 Corporate Philanthropy Roadblocks—and How to Solve Them

EveryAction

Corporate philanthropy encompasses mutually beneficial relationships between nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses. This typically involves donations of money, time, and/or resources from corporations to charitable causes. Sounds like a win-win situation, right? It is?—especially

How Storytelling Can Help Personalize Donor Communications

NonProfit PRO

Storytelling can entertain, educate and entice people to act. Nonprofits have more stories at their fingertips than any other organization.

How to Capture Fresh Member Profile Data and Make It Actionable

Association Analytics

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