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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]


For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. However, as all digital fundraisers know, effective email fundraising consists of far more than sending out an ask for donations. Email is many donors’ primary mode of engagement with your organization, meaning that it is also your primary means of communicating information about the organization’s work and mission.

3 Big Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The Oxford English Dictionary defines artificial intelligence as the “theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.”. According to the Brookings Institute , nonprofit organizations are showing a surging interest in tapping into the capabilities of not only artificial intelligence (AI), but also machine learning (ML) and data analytics.

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Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members on Android

Wild Apricot

The Wild Apricot for Members App is now available on Android! Read our introduction to see what you can do with the app, how it can help your organization, and how to get started. android Mobile-App mobile product Membership-App Member-App

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How to Tell Your Donors Where Their Money Is Going

NonProfit Hub

There’s no better way to gain the trust of your donors than by being transparent with them about where their contributions go. If people decide to part with their hard-earned money, they want to know where it ends up. Plus, having strong, consistent communication with your donors can increase your credibility and authenticity as an organization. Here are some tips on how to directly show your supporters the difference you’re making. Break it down.

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How Hello Museum Builds Intimate Community in one of the Biggest Cities in the World

Museum 2.0

When I tell stories about how the MAH builds community, I emphasize the importance of deep partnerships and relationship-building. We connect with people both professionally and personally, at the museum and on the street. Colleagues from bigger cities often ask: is this approach relevant to us? Can this kind of intimacy and informality work in a sprawling metropolis? This weekend, I got my answer in Seoul--the 18th biggest city in the world--at Hello Museum.

The New Era of Year-End Giving Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Many nonprofits rely on year-end campaigns to fund their organization. While some tried and true strategies exist, 2018 will have a twist that nonprofit organizations need to plan for as they establish their end-of-year giving campaigns. Setting a Specific Goal. Every fundraising campaign your nonprofit engages in should have a clear, realistic goal attached to it. Is your year-end campaign going to fund something specific in the new year? Do you want to attract a certain number of new donors?

5 Year-End Fundraising Emails That Are Sure to Increase Donations

Wild Apricot

Sending more year-end fundraising emails without burning out your list sounds like a dream come true, right? Here are the five emails you need to send to build relationships with your donors and increase donations

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How to Get Your Employees Involved in Giving Tuesday Campaigns

Givinga Blog

Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday where nonprofits run fundraising campaigns to increase holiday donations. The event is only 6 years old, but it’s grown a lot in that time. In 2012, total contributions stood at just $12 million; by 2017, they reached $274 million.¹

Turning a New #GivingTuesday Donor into a Lifetime Donor

Connection Cafe

As a millennial, I prefer to pay costs monthly—even if that means spending a little more. And I’m not alone. 92% of millennials have active service subscriptions. Embracing a subscription-based lifestyle has changed my spending habits. I no longer ask, “What’s the total cost?” I ask, “How much do I owe?” Consequently, my giving pattern has changed. It’s just more feasible for me to give $20 monthly than it is to make a one-time $200 donation. Yes, you read that right!

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Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Ruy Fortini , Founder and CEO of Doare and official partner of the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. According to the Institute of Applied Economic Research , there are 820,000 existing NGOs, also know as ONGs (organizaciónes no gubernamentales), in Brazil. 1) The Global Trends in Giving Report is meant to help the nonprofit sector better understand individual giving worldwide, but data and statistics don’t communicate well what is happening on the ground in Brazil.

Your Ultimate Year-End Giving Guide

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Rejoice, fundraisers—after months of hearing “I only give toward the end of the calendar year,” donors are finally in the spirit of giving. Fifty percent of nonprofits receive the majority of their annual donations between October and December, so follow these tips to use that knowledge to your advantage and know your year-end giving out of the park! Be the (wo)man with the plan.

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Top 15 Games like Pokémon Go: Other AR games alternatives to pokemon go

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When it comes to video gaming, there’s no doubting the fact that some games are more engaging and entertaining than others. Pokémon Go is one video game that hit the charts immediately it was released, and still continues to dominate the scene. If you love gaming as I do, you can attest to the truth. The post Top 15 Games like Pokémon Go: Other AR games alternatives to pokemon go appeared first on Gaming

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Making the Switch – 5 Best Practices for a Successful CRM Implementation

Connection Cafe

Implementing a CRM solution is a critical step in setting up your institution for success. Having the right CRM system in place means improved communication and enhanced relationships, streamlined daily operations, your team being able to collaborate and work more efficiently, and management being able to have a clear view of your alumni, donors, and constituents.

Leadership And Business Quotes From Former U.S. Presidents

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite leadership and business quotes from former U.S. presidents: “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t” – Martin Van Buren “Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” – Andrew Jackson “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams “The only man who makes no mistake is the man who does nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt.

TechSoup Launches Growth Capital Campaign with Direct Public Offering

Beth Kanter

?. TechSoup is one of the pioneers of the nonprofit technology sector. Over the past 30 years, they have built the world’s largest network of nonprofit organizations, funders, and corporations – all striving for social impact through technology. Last night I attended a celebration for TechSoup’s Growth Capital Campaign to raise $11.5 million over the next three years. This will help them increase resources distributed globally to $4.8

Top 15 Apps like AppValley 2019: Free to download cracked App & games

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As new and even better performing mobile handsets grace the market, so comes a fresh variety of mobile applications. Talking of applications, there are free and paid premium versions available in most of the AppValley alternatives. Needless to say, the premium app versions are more versatile and better performing than their free counterparts. As such, The post Top 15 Apps like AppValley 2019: Free to download cracked App & games appeared first on

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 74: Increasing Civic Engagement Through Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Community foundations are doing critical work to create change at the local level. They play a convening role in the community and engage community members in philanthropy to address pressing local issues. In this interview recorded live at bbcon 2018, Javier Alberto Soto, president & CEO of The Miami Foundation, talks about the important work the Foundation is doing to improve the quality of life in the Greater Miami area through philanthropy, community investment, and civic leadership.

#MyGivingStory Contest 2018

Beth Kanter

I am thrilled to be a judge for #MyGivingStory 2018! So, of course, I want to encourage you to share your giving story and compete for cash grants for your favorite nonprofit organization. MyGivingStory is a social media storytelling contest that fosters a public conversation about giving and inspires more people to give. Entrants have the opportunity to win up to $10,000 for their chosen nonprofit organization, in addition to other prizes and grants.

Giving Planner by Giving Compass

Beth Kanter

? ?. I don’t know about you, but with everything that is going on in the world today – from natural disasters and political issues – I’m frequently being asked to donate to different causes. And I do give to disaster relief or practice “rage giving,” but I also want my giving to make a difference and have the most impact.

Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

Beth Kanter

I travel a lot for work which means I spend many hours on airplanes. If nothing else, it is a good opportunity to catch up on reading. Here’s ten books that nonprofit colleagues and authors have shared with me in the last few months and I wanted to share them with you. If you are looking for more recommendations, check out Book Authority’s list of 52 Best Nonprofit eBooks of All Time ( The Happy Healthy Nonprofit is #9). Looking for philanthropy focused reading?