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!

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?

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.

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.

3 ways to take your association’s online community to the next level

Nimble AMS

Using the right tools and techniques makes it easy to get more out of your association’s online community. . Here’s how Nimble Communities can help you take your online community to the next level. Your association might just be getting started with an online community.

4 Quick Tips to Remember When Planning an Advocacy Campaign

Top Nonprofits

If you’ve ever led an advocacy campaign, you know that it has an incredible number of moving pieces. As you quickly grow and engage your audience , it can be easy to lose track of your campaign plan. That’s why planning is the most important stage in your advocacy campaign.

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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.

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

Top benefits for association leaders to connect with their volunteer members

Nimble AMS

One of the simplest ways to boost volunteer engagement and retention at your association is to have leadership create meaningful connections with volunteers. When volunteers feel appreciated, they’re more likely to invest in your association, saving your staff precious time and resources.

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.

NFT Fundraising: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Charity Navigator

Technology has changed the nonprofit fundraising landscape time and again. In the not-so-distant past, fundraisers were divided over whether to accept online credit card donations.

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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A Lightweight (and Fun!) Approach to Data Governance

Association Analytics

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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?

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.

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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6 tips to create a volunteer group and successfully launch DEI initiatives

Nimble AMS

Many associations find it challenging to talk about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and take a stance at their organization.

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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 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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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.

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

Association Analytics

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Spell check, Grammar check, now Inclusive check? Google’s ‘Assistive Writer’

Whole Whale

In April of 2022, Google quietly rolled out a very interesting feature called ‘Assistive Writer’ which automatically identifies noninclusive language like a spell checker.

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

4 reasons association executive directors love Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

As an executive director, you need technology that will help your entire organization succeed. . Here’s what makes Nimble AMS your perfect technology partner. As an executive director for an association, you need to set your association up to succeed today and for years to come.

The Value of Volunteers


It's National Volunteer Week! Fun fact, each year about 62 million Americans volunteer at their local schools, with NGOs, with disaster preparedness and response groups, and community centers and homeless shelters.

[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.

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

Association Analytics

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Library Innovations for 2022


Libraries have always played multifaceted roles in their communities. They are not only resources for avid readers, but they are also places of refuge and teaching, spaces for communities to gather, and sources of help and comfort for many. Libraries

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.

Delight your association’s members with a great e-commerce experience

Nimble AMS

Your association’s ecommerce experience can go a long way toward delivering a great member experience. . Read on for six ways to take your ecommerce site to the next level. . Many factors go into a great member experience: onboarding, engagement, and customer service – just to name a few.

The Event Planning Checklist Used By Top Event Planners

Wild Apricot

Are you new to planning events and want a little help? Or are you looking for an easy process for your team to follow while planning an event? Whether you’re running an in-person, hybrid or virtual event , you’re in the right place. events

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.

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 Fundamentals of Effective Technology Training for Your Nonprofit


User training is a big part of your nonprofit getting the most out of new technology. It helps to smooth the transition to new systems and processes by getting staff members comfortable and working efficiently as soon as possible. Education

Why Children’s & Junior Executive Boards Are Key for Mission-Driven Organizations

NonProfit PRO

In a non-profit world of “adult” decisions, annual reporting, grant writing, event planning, and myriad other tasks, how does an organization stay rooted in the purity of a child’s vision?