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How To Eat an Elephant—Byte-Size Advice for Making Your Next Big Technology Purchase


What does a technology investment have in common with a woolly mammoth? You guessed it: They are both a big, hairy deal. Whether you’re looking for a small, mid-sized, or major system, a lot is riding on that purchase. The stakes are more about success than money.

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Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use a nd republish as they wish. The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.


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The ASAE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual; Why This is a Good Decision

The MatrixFiles

I read the email from ASAE (the American Society of Association Executives) yesterday afternoon about the ASAE Annual Meeting.

3 Reasons Why Having an Online Community Can Boost Event Engagement

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. We all want to increase engagement with our events. Now that most events have moved to the virtual space, it may seem like a daunting task to build the same level of engagement that we’re used to with in-person events.

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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.

Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allison Weber , founder of Allison Weber Consulting , a fundraising and communications business dedicated to helping mission-driven organizations tell better stories. It’s no secret that corporate donors are invaluable partners for nonprofits.

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Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment


This Women’s History Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers. Their missions are varied—from gender equity in the music industry to helping those affected by incarceration and addiction—but their causes are all worthy of your time and support.

How Small Businesses Can Stay Afloat (and Grow) During Uncertainty

Blue Fox

Recently, QuickBooks Live Bookkeeping surveyed 1,068 small business owners on the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and their strategies to stay afloat. Roughly 88% of respondents said their business operations have been affected by the health crisis.

5 ways to set chapters up for success through technology

Nimble AMS

A successful chapter program delivers valuable benefits for an association – including member engagement, member satisfaction, and overall member growth. But how do you set-up your chapters for success? Five ways you can set your chapters up for success through technology.

LMS to LXP – How Personalized Learning Experience leads to better Employee Engagement


A feature rich LMS like GyrusAim can make the learning exercise more engaging and enhance employee engagement with learning programs

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.

White development colleagues, we need to talk about fundraiser fragility

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. This post today will likely ruffle some feathers. I only ask that you read it with an open. Donor Relations Funder Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion development funder fragility fundraiser fragility fundraising

Is Your Organization Risking a Member Communications Nightmare?

Wild Apricot

Could your organization get a message to all your members within 48 hours? One small association thought so, until last week when an unexpected event revealed a major flaw in how the group was communicating with its members. This is a real-life example. membership

15 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew about Sponsorship 

The Sponsorship Collective

Your boss has asked you and a small team of colleagues to find a sponsor for your upcoming event. Easy-peasy, right? Until you begin digging into what a sponsorship program is supposed to entail. Now you’re wondering if you’re in over your head.

Gateway Pet Guardians Create a Unique Points-Based Reward Program Using VolunteerHub’s Gamification Module

Volunteer Hub

Gateway Pet Guardians is using VolunteerHub to engage in-person and virtual volunteers amid COVID-19 through a unique gamification strategy. Gateway Pet Guardians , a nonprofit organization located in East St.

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.

50 Best School Auction Ideas: The Ultimate Guide

One Cause

School auctions are great fundraising ways to add much-needed fundraising fuel to drive forward the amazing missions and education. Schools have a built in culture of strong community support, and strong networks to power fundraising.

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Webinar Summary: Building a Strong Donor Pool


Recently Darryl Moser, DonorPerfect’s Business Development Manager, met with Donna Stucker, Vice President of Philanthropy, and Olivia Hubert, Development Manager of the Humane Society of Charlotte, and with Julio Riveras, Deputy Director at Crittenton Services of Greater Washington, to deliver a webinar panel on donor acquisition.

Inside the Encompass Ratings System Culture & Community Beacon Launch

Charity Navigator

Written by Stephen Rockwell, Chief Ratings Technology Officer, and Ofira Bondorowsky, Director of Ratings & Nonprofit Engagement, at Charity Navigator.

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Role of HR in a Successful Training and Development Process


Provide your employees with one of the popular learning management systems by choosing Gyrus. We assists human resource professionals to arrange the best learning and development programs for their employees

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8 Top Tools for Time Management & Expense Reporting for Nonprofits


What scares funders most? Mismanagement and fraud, and for valid reasons: more than 13 percent of all fraud cases reported happened in nonprofit institutions. Nonprofit Tools

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How to Get Millennials to Support Your Cause

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes How to Get Millennials to Support Your Cause. Now is the time to ask: how can your nonprofit engage the millennial generation? Born between 1981 and 1996 , millennials are out of college and entering the workforce.

Women's History Month 2021 - Team Features: Meet Julia Bieniek

Charity Navigator

March means we’re celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth! Throughout the month, we’ll highlight our innovative female leaders who make Charity Navigator the accomplished organization it is. Kicking things off is Julia Bieniek , our HR & Operations Manager. Read more ».

How Changing your Mindset Will Help You Attract New Donors

Hands on Fundraising

Do you want to attract new donors? When it comes to fundraising, investing in your relationship with current donors is the most important (and effective) thing to do. Just as in business, it costs five times more to acquire a new customer than to retain one.

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6 Fraternity and Sorority Fundraising Ideas + 8 Top Fundraiser Examples


If you’re part of a sorority or fraternity or an alum of a fraternal organization, you know that an important element of your Greek life is fundraising for your organization. But that doesn’t make you an expert in fundraising. Don’t worry: we’re here to help.

Cause Camp 2021 Speaker Line-Up

NonProfit Hub

It’s that time of year again, Cause Camp 2021 is just around the corner! On May 11th, 2021 join us for a virtual conference unlike any other. Cause Camp, presented by Nonprofit Hub and Do More Good , has been nationally recognized by Forbes as a “must-attend” for the nonprofit sector.

5 Gadgets Necessary for Every Students

Find the free stuff

Though life is not easy in general, it is particularly difficult when you are a student. You have to manage so many things at one time from reading textbooks to partying with friends. So, it is always a good idea to have some gadgets around that can save you time and make your life a.

2021 Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations


As we celebrate Women’s History Month, honoring the countless contributions women have made and continue to make in our country and around the world, it’s important to recognize the many organizations whose focus and missions revolve around helping women.

Is the Google Ad Grant Right for Your Nonprofit?

Get Fully Funded

The world of nonprofits is diverse. Organizations all over the country do their best to make the world a better place. While some nonprofits have secure resources, most are keenly aware of the perpetual cycle of securing the materials they need for success.

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Multi-Channel Fundraising: Tips for Your Nonprofit Website

Top Nonprofits

As soon as people go online, whether it’s on their phones or computers, they are instantly bombarded with organizations and companies vying for their attention.

NEO Bank: Review By Boosty Labs Fintech Development Company 

Find the free stuff

What Is NEO Banking? With the introduction of quarantine world-wide, many services have moved to the online format – banking services are no exception.

2021 Fundraising Ideas Designed To Help You Raise More This Year


Choosing a fundraising idea for your nonprofit can be difficult. You need to choose an idea that meets your fundraising needs, appeals to your audience, and is manageable for your team to pull off.

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5 Tips to Modernize Your Workplace Giving Solution

Givinga Blog

For companies in the modern marketplace, philanthropy is not a cost of doing business, but rather an investment in the community and the brand.

Membership Isn’t About You (Oh, but it IS!)

Joy of Membership

I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage “it’s not about you…it’s about the member,” haven’t you? . Or sometimes you might hear it as, “It’s not about you…it’s about the mission” or “…the greater purpose.”.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | What does transformation look like for your nonprofit?

Pamela Grow

A time of crisis is not just a time of anxiety and worry. It gives a chance, an opportunity, to choose well or to choose badly. Desmond Tutu. Have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe, the uncertainty and turmoil of the past year have presented you with unique opportunities?

Inside Givinga: Q&A with Chief Technology Officer Chris Shields


At Givinga, CTO and co-founder Chris Shields oversees the technology behind our platform, which allows customers to create innovative giving programs seamlessly and on their terms.