September, 2021

Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize Tribute Giving in Your Fundraising Strategy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Denise Dunbar , a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause , where she helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies.

Web Accessibility: 5 Smart Designs to Engage Everyone

Association TV

As your website or content platform grows, so will your audience. Your devotion of energy and resources to create a beautiful, content-rich and relevant hub for your members and potential members will draw eyes, peak interest and encourage engagement. Online Platforms Membership Technology Top 5

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Designing Your Virtual Event Website for Sponsor Success

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka What’s the first thing most of your virtual event attendees will see when event time rolls around? Your event website, of course! So your website should be eye-catching and designed to capture their attention.

Combine Virtual and In-Person Networking Before Conferences to Increase Engagement

The MatrixFiles

I’m attending Non Dues-a-Palooza (NDAP) next week in Nashville, in person. NDAP is a conference devoted to helping associations and nonprofits increase their non-dues revenue by bringing together execs and solution providers, through case studies and panels.

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.

How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice – 10/13/21

Association Analytics

The post How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice – 10/13/21 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy

Adopt 264

More Trending

6 Ways to Prepare Your Communications for Successful End-of-Year Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Rosie Powers , a Strategist at Mission Minded —a branding firm that works exclusively with nonprofits, foundations, and independent schools. As summer fades into fall, end-of-year fundraising season is top-of-mind for nonprofits.

How to Boost Your Association's Member Engagement

Association TV

How to boost your association’s member engagement. Congratulations! You’ve successfully built your association’s member base. Events Content Strategy Marketing Membership

Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success

Cadmium CD

Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen a massive pivot to virtual events. Now, as many events are starting to be held in person again, some people are still not comfortable or cannot attend due to geographic restrictions.

Using Video to Promote Your Meetings and Conferences

The MatrixFiles

We all know that video rules. Check out these amazing video statistics from 2021. . I recently attended Non Dues a Palooza (NDaP) in Nashville, TN. NDaP is devoted to helping associations and nonprofits learn new ideas for generating non-dues revenue. Yes, I attended in person and it felt great!

Video 179

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.

Use Engagement Scores to Point Your Members in the Right Direction

Association Analytics

According to Marketing General Incorporated’s 2021 Marketing Benchmarking Report, 50% of associations surveyed believe lack of engagement is the top reason members didn’t renew. Yikes!

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Campaign for St. Jude Surpasses $200M Fundraising Goal

NonProfit PRO

Inspiration4 returned from orbit Saturday, raising millions for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the process. Though the campaign goal was met, it will continue raising money through February 2022. Health Major Gifts

Goal 113

[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

Stats 227

Why You Should Do A Cost-Benefit Analysis Before Throwing Your Next Nonprofit Fundraising Event

Bloomerang

I confess to having a love/hate relationship with fundraising events. I love them as a major donor cultivation tool, but I hate them for everything else! At its best, a nonprofit fundraising event is fun. These events divert attention from one-to-one fundraising efforts, which can be intimidating.

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 Pros and 4 Cons to Creating a Microsite for Your Event

Cadmium CD

4 Pros and Cons to Creating a Microsite for Your Event As your association grows, so does the content you produce.

Create 169

How the Air and Space Museum is Using Virtual Docents

The MatrixFiles

My younger son and I are listening to Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. Andy Weir also wrote The Martian, which was a great movie and an even better book. Both The Martian and Project Hail Mary are adventure books set in space. Both are full of science and science fiction.

How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice

Association Analytics

The post How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy

Adopt 169

Four ideas from the retail world for your association’s member service

Nimble AMS

Four ideas from the retail world for your association’s member service. Want to provide your members with great service? Of course — what association doesn’t? A great way to provide better member service is to consider your own experience at your favorite retailers.

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.

Answers to the Top 13 Questions Nonprofits Have About Giving Tuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jess Woloszyn , Content Specialist at Classy.org – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Giving Tuesday 2021 is right around the corner.

Donor Fatigue Is a Myth

NonProfit PRO

It’s amazing to me the wild stories nonprofit leaders and fundraisers make up in their heads about why donors are not giving. It’s like you’re trying to develop excuses not to go out and fundraise — and you’re a fundraiser! Direct Response Donor Relationship Management Retention

Donor 104

10 shows about nonprofit and philanthropy that would be way better than “The Activist”

Nonprofit AF

By now you’ve probably heard about the new show to debut on CBS called “The Activist,” in which six activists. Humor Random stuff

8 Ways to Keep Former Nonprofit Board Members Engaged

Bloomerang

Your former board members are an untapped treasure trove. Just think of all they’ve done for your nonprofit over the years! . They likely completed at least one or more board terms. That’s as many as six years—or perhaps even more depending on the by-laws.

Music 102

Luck Is Not a Strategy: The Process of Effectively Securing Grants

TechSoup

I started writing grant proposals when I was in my 20s, working as a fundraiser for a small but dynamic grassroots environmental organization in Alaska.

Fundraising 101: Understand the Basics of Fundraising so You Can Fund Your Dream

Get Fully Funded

Here’s the first lesson of Fundraising 101: fundraising is not about begging. . I think that’s why so many people who start nonprofits decide they hate fundraising before they even try it.

Fund 96

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Prevent Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Website from Getting Hacked in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Chuck Spidell , Security Expert at ILLUSIO. Cost: Free.

TikTok for Good: The Nonprofit’s Guide to Marketing on TikTok

Qgiv

At the beginning of 2020, a video app called TikTok exploded in popularity because it provided a way for people to connect during the pandemic. After amassing 800 million active users worldwide, TikTok is now used for much more than dance challenges and quick recipe videos. .

How to prepare your association for the unknown

Nimble AMS

The future might be uncertain, but you can still be prepared. Read on to learn a great approach for staying adaptable and resilient in changing circumstances. Were you ready for the year that was 2020? Not likely. No one saw that one coming.

4 Tips For Telling Nonprofit Stories About Difficult Subjects

Bloomerang

In the nonprofit world, we often walk a delicate tightrope when it comes to the stories we tell. Many nonprofits deal with difficult subjects—illness, hunger, abuse, war, loneliness, addiction—and it’s often detailed accounts of those subjects that inspire people to give.

Story 102

Engage Your Donors, Members, and Volunteers Using Inbound Marketing

TechSoup

Inbound marketing, a methodology that seeks to attract constituents through generating valuable content and experiences, is a powerful tool for growing your organization.

Creating Key Messages for Fundraising

The Storytelling Non-profit

There are a lot of elements that make a fundraising appeal work. From a great story to a compelling ask, each of these elements work together to build the case for support that results in donations. While the elements of a fundraising appeal matter, what forms their foundation is the messaging.

Giving Tuesday Resources For Nonprofits

Kindful

If you work for a nonprofit organization, you’ve likely heard that Giving Tuesday is one of the most important days of the year. In 2020, nonprofits raised $2.47 billion—just in the United States! Kindful customers raised more than $11.4