April, 2022

10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the ninth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!

Use the Magic Of Focus To Conjure Powerful Fundraising Results

NonProfit PRO

We all know the power of focus, the magical results when we can remain single-minded in our effort. Sometimes you’ll hear someone brag about how great they are at multitasking. For most of us, that is a fallacy. Research shows that’s not how we’re wired. Donor Relationship Management


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What it Takes to Make Analytics Part of Your Routine

Association Analytics

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How to Measure Engagement in 2022 (And Why It’s So Important)

Association TV

Why measure engagement in 2022? Digital engagement is the direct line into your audience’s unfiltered and unbiased opinion. Full stop. Okay, so why would you want an unfiltered and unbiased opinion?

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.

What is Google Analytics 4 and Should I Upgrade?

The MatrixFiles

As you may well know, Google Analytics is a digital analytics service from Google that helps you track and analyze your website traffic. It is the most widely used analytics platform on the web, and most of us would be completely lost without it.

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How Nonprofits Can Stay Compliant with Online Fundraising Laws in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Two years of pandemic fundraising have made online fundraising mainstream for most nonprofits. Online fundraising makes it simpler for your donors to give and easier for them to make recurring donations to support your mission. It also allows you to reach a greater number of supporters.

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3 Ways to Personalize the Donor Experience

NonProfit PRO

Donor engagement can be complicated. Donors are engaged in multiple ways, frequently with different appeals and solicitation amounts. This fragmented donor communications experience is a pernicious problem in the nonprofit industry. Direct Response Donor Relationship Management Retention

Should you continue to host hybrid or virtual events in a post-pandemic world?

Association Analytics

After two unprecedented years, it feels like things are getting back to “normal.” Most of the associations we have spoken with are returning to in-person meetings and conferences in 2022. However, virtual and hybrid events proved to be very valuable during the pandemic.

Understanding Your Options Following the Microsoft Program Changes


In April 2022, Microsoft took a major step in the direction of its cloud-first model for nonprofits , an effort to align Microsoft philanthropy efforts with the security and operational capabilities of cloud computing. Most donated, on-premises licenses were moved into discounted offers.

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.

How to Hire a Grant Writer

Wild Apricot

Operating a nonprofit is expensive, and most can’t rely on donations alone to cover their costs, especially when they’re first starting up. That’s where grants come in — funds you can get from the government (or a foundation). organizational-management

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5 Types of Stories for Non-Profit Fundraising

The Storytelling Non-profit

Stories are an incredible tool for non-profit fundraising. Stories help non-profits illustrate their compelling reasons for giving in a way that makes sense to people who aren’t doing the work day in and day out.

100+ Fundraising Tasks for Your Nonprofit’s Board

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many nonprofit organizations struggle to engage their board members with fundraising, especially the act of asking another person for money.

4 Reasons Why Donors Don’t Give

NonProfit PRO

One of the most crucial parts of nonprofit fundraising is finding donors. If a donor doesn't give, your organization can't adequately serve its mission. But creating a potential donor portfolio isn't always easy. Donor Relationship 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.

A Lightweight (and Fun!) Approach to Data Governance

Association Analytics

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A Strong Message for Fundraising = More and Bigger Donations

Get Fully Funded

If you’re trying to raise money but all you’re hearing is crickets, you may need to work on your message for fundraising. When it comes to convincing people to give, your message is everything.

Fundraising CRM vs. Fundraising Platform: What’s the difference?


There’s a lot of fundraising software available to nonprofits, but how do you know what your nonprofit needs? And what’s the difference between a fundraising CRM and a fundraising platform?

10 Tips for Writing a Better Donor Thank You Letter

The Storytelling Non-profit

As a non-profit organization, a thank you letter is one of the first touch points a donor receives after making a gift to your organization. Much like a first impression, the words in that letter matter.

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.

How to Show Donors the Impact of Their Donations to Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A major motivator for generous giving to nonprofit organizations is contributing to a solution and changing something for the better. According to the Fidelity Charitable Overcoming Barriers to Giving Report, 65% of donors would give more if they knew the impact of their donations.

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3 Commitments Nonprofit Leaders Can Make in Times of Great Uncertainty

NonProfit PRO

The overwhelm can seem close to immobilizing. Leaders always need to make decisions. But this year, the amount of decision-making required to lead feels crushing. So much so that many nonprofit leaders are delaying big decisions. Executive Issues

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A Lightweight (and Fun!) Approach to Data Governance – 5/4/22

Association Analytics

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10 Places You Won’t Find Donors for Your Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

If you’re working hard trying to find donors for your nonprofit, well done! Regularly adding new donors is how you grow your donor base, and a big, loyal donor base is a foundation for success. But if you’re new to the world of new donor acquisition, it can seem daunting.

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The way we manage conflicts needs to take neurodiversity into consideration

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. This is going to be a long post. And it’s one of the more difficult posts for me. Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Mental Health


According to The World Health Organization , of the 1 billion people around the world currently experiencing a mental disorder, more than 80% are without any form of quality, affordable care. Additionally, millions die every year from alcohol abuse and one person dies every 40 seconds by suicide.

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[Case Study] First-Time Golf Tournament Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Habitat for Humanity of Chicago

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization Snapshot. Habitat for Humanity partners with communities all over the globe to help build homes, with the vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Nonprofit Development Staff Turnover: Is It a Crisis or an Old Paradigm We Need to Change?

NonProfit PRO

For as long as I can remember, people have been concerned with the high rate of employee turnover in the nonprofit industry. This is especially troublesome when it comes to our development staff as we tend to send them out to create relationships with key donors on behalf of our organizations.

What it Takes to Make Analytics Part of Your Routine – 4/20/22

Association Analytics

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Join Visionlink: Southeast Regional Conference


Join us at the Southeast Regional United Way / 211 conference, April 26th to 29th. The event is so well attended the organizers needed to open an additional conference hotel. Way to go!

How to Succeed in the First Year of Fundraising for Startup Nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

Fundraising for startup nonprofits, especially during the first year, can feel like standing at the base of a mountain with no climbing gear. Where do you even start? How do you get your first foothold? What was I thinking, starting a nonprofit?”.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture


Similar to the list I shared for nonprofits focusing on education , arts and culture tends to be a very popular issue area for American foundations. The large difference is that most funders tend to direct a majority of their arts funding to local and regional organizations.

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How to Get Event Sponsorship: Your Ultimate Guide for 2022

Wild Apricot

Getting event sponsorship can be a huge win for your next event. But the road to securing one can be a point of stress in your event planning. A recent survey stated that 90% of event planners put finding an event sponsor as one of their top two concerns. events