June, 2022

The State of Nonprofit Fundraising Today — 9 Top Fundraising Methods

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit fundraising had been due an upgrade to catapult it into the modern era for a while. When the pandemic hit, that event finally came.

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Dissecting George Silverman: Why Word-of-Mouth Marketing Is Important

Association TV

This is the last article you’ll ever need to read on word-of-mouth marketing, trust me. Marketing

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Level Up Your Association’s Marketing with Analytics

Association Analytics

The post Level Up Your Association’s Marketing with Analytics appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Security Tools to Protect Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

From accidental data loss, to viruses that can destabilize your systems, nonprofits are more susceptible than they might think to cybersecurity threats. Make sure you identify the weaknesses in your systems and invest in training and tools to reinforce them.

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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.

Three terrific tech tips to transform the member experience

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a problem with member loyalty? Sometimes individuals readily join your organization but don’t participate in member events or network in professional activities. Members might seem invested in association benefits, but when it comes time to renew, they lapse instead.

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The Unsung Hero in Fundraising Campaigns Isn’t Raffles—It’s Sweepstakes!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Controversial opinion: In many ways, sweepstakes are easier than raffles. . Sweepstakes aren’t just the domain of big, nationwide brands that can conduct far-reaching promotional giveaways. They can also be used by nonprofits large, small, and in between.

The Why and the How of Updating Your Nonprofit Bylaws

Get Fully Funded

When you started your organization, you drafted a set of nonprofit bylaws which are the rules spelling out how your new venture would operate and how your Board would govern it. Now, you are not so new anymore. Maybe you just celebrated your nonprofit’s second or third birthday.

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Level Up Your Association’s Marketing with Analytics – 7/6/22

Association Analytics

The post Level Up Your Association’s Marketing with Analytics – 7/6/22 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Crafting Nonprofit Technology Proposals

TechSoup

Technology is an essential building block of any nonprofit organization, but finding the funding to allow you to build your tech infrastructure can be frustrating. Laura S.

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.

Start the season off right with the Nimble AMS Summer ‘22 release

Nimble AMS

Summer is here and it’s time to break out your swimsuit and flip flops. Celebrate the season of vacations, cookouts, and hammocks with Nimble AMS’ latest release. .

NEXT STEPS for organizations that experienced EXTREME GROWTH in 2020 & 2021

Bloomerang

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10 Best Practices for Launching and Promoting an Online Sweepstakes Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When it comes to online fundraising for nonprofits, a sweepstakes is one of the best options for engaging and activating individual donors.

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Budgets

Wild Apricot

Running a nonprofit is a lot like learning to juggle—exciting as the skill is, it’s harder than it looks! If you’re looking for a way to keep all those balls in the air, nothing is more valuable than a foolproof nonprofit budget. organizational-management

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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.

Utilize an Email Marketing Strategy to Drive More Donations

NonProfit PRO

When creating your nonprofit fundraising and donations strategy, email marketing should be on the top of the list of channels to use to support your efforts.

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Roe vs Wade, and a wake-up call to progressive funders everywhere

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, I’ll be taking a break next month, so this will be the last post until August 1st. Funder Relations philanthropy Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

How innovative technology adds brand value to your association

Nimble AMS

Brand association, or the connection between a brand and a concept, is a vital tool for all organizations. The goal of brand association is to create a positive relationship between your association brand and your members.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community

Bloomerang

Pride Month is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the work activists and nonprofit organizations are doing to support the LGBTQ+ community. With that in mind, I wanted to share a list of funding and grant resources available for nonprofits serving that community.

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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.

[Webinar] LinkedIn & Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn and Twitter have unique roles in your nonprofit’s social media strategy. LinkedIn is ideal for connecting with sponsors, funders, and thought leaders while Twitter is a fast-moving community built upon real-time news and information sharing.

19 Effective Nonprofit Accounting Software Tools

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit accounting can get complicated , especially for organizations using outdated systems. If you don’t have the right financial planning tools and strategies , you may find yourself making errors or taking hours to perform even simple, website-and-technology

Raise More By Segmenting Donor Data and Targeting Messaging

NonProfit PRO

Gauging success isn’t necessarily about comparing ourselves with others, but is instead characterized by the effort we make to improve over our own past performance. Fundraising to support the mission of nonprofits is no different. Segmentation

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Use These Zoom Integrations for Your Next Meeting

TechSoup

Zoom is an ever-evolving video conferencing platform, suitable for one-on-one check-ins, group meetings, large events, and everything in between.

Why members should have a seat at the leadership table

Nimble AMS

When it comes to delivering superior member experience (MX), association professionals know how important it is to invest in technology that drives member loyalty. According to the 2022 Community Brands Association Trends Study , Pros prioritize technology used to improve MX.

How to Write a Proposal Narrative

Bloomerang

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[Free Webinar] Must-Know Fundraising Data to Build Lasting Donor Connections

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Did you know that nonprofits acquire 10x more donors on Giving Tuesday compared to an average day of the year? And that the average one-time donation is nearly 1.5X more when nonprofits offer ACH, PayPal, and digital wallet payments?

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How to Ask for Donations

Wild Apricot

Donations are a BIG DEAL to your nonprofit: they’re a primary revenue stream , support your base costs, and give you the resources you need to keep growing. However, many people get nervous when it comes to the big question: how to ask for donations? fundraising

5 Ways You Can Become a Better Frontline Fundraiser

NonProfit PRO

If you’re a good frontline fundraiser, you’re always seeking to learn how to do your craft better. Every excellent fundraiser I’ve known is constantly learning, always curious and eager to improve their skills. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

10 Creative Ways for Nonprofits to Recruit Volunteers

Whole Whale

The need for volunteer recruitment at nonprofits is ongoing because it is impossible to retain 100% of volunteers. Some will always move away, have life changes, or simply lose interest. The ebb and flow of volunteers is natural, but that doesn’t mean nonprofits should give up on recruitment.

3 ways to align association goals and technology with your ideal member

Nimble AMS

How does your association define its goals? As you seek to reach your organizational goals, it’s crucial to take a step back and consider what drives your association.

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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving for Nonprofits

Bloomerang

The year-end giving season is your nonprofit’s final push to meet and exceed your financial objectives before the start of next year. This is a popular time for charitable giving because supporters are motivated by the holiday spirit and because it’s the last opportunity for donors in the U.S.

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[Webinar] Facebook & Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second webinar in a series of four that are part of a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Those who register for all four webinars will earn a Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good.