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5 Essential Free Online Courses for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alec Green , Chief Marketing Evangelist at NonprofitReady.org , an online hub of 400+ free online courses in topics ranging from fundraising to grant writing, leadership to program management. Too often, nonprofit professionals don’t receive the training they need.

6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

Connection Cafe

Last month marked the inaugural meeting of a new benchmarking group created specifically to analyze and discuss trends in athletics giving [1].

Tips for Meeting Donors Face-to-Face

NonProfit Hub

It’s your first donor meeting. You’re excited and passionate, but terrified. How do you get this person to like you and your message enough to contribute to your cause? How do you “make the sell” ? Meeting donors in person is a fundamental part of the fundraising process.

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Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

SocialFish

If you have filed a FAFSA – this means Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and you have already been accepted to a college, then congratulations are in order. The school shall send you a letter which will list down all of the different types of financial aid that you are eligible for.

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Security

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Chuck Spidell , founder of ILLUSIO and a WordPress Strategist committed to helping nonprofits get their websites unstuck and moving forward. If your nonprofit has a website, someone is always looking for a way to get in.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 102: Spotlight on Giving Trends in Higher Education

Connection Cafe

The digital world has opened a new range of possibilities for higher education institutions as they look to connect with alumni and other prospective donors.

How to Provide Member Development Opportunities in Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Members typically join associations because they want to grow on both personal and professional levels. Read these seven member development ideas and start providing more value to your members

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[Free Webinar] 10 Ways Personalization Can Increase Donor Engagement

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Virginia Weinstein of StatusLIVE. Do you find yourself asking these questions: How to I optimize donor engagement? How do I keep my donors happy? How can I increase response rates? How to I retain my donors?

How Effective Branding Helps Achieve Nonprofit Mission

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Tomasa Ravines Burga Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Apple, Google and Starbucks all are famous brands in the for-profit sector. Goodwill, AmeriCorps and Girl Scouts are good examples in the nonprofit sector. These are big ones, with big brands.

How to Run a Successful Multi-Channel Advocacy Campaign… With Tight Resources and a Small Team

Frogloop

Care2 recently launched a month-long integrated advocacy campaign to empower women and girls. The budget and time-conscious campaign engaged and activated millions of people via online petitions, social media and other digital channels.

EdFinancial

SocialFish

EdFinancial is a loan servicer for Federal Loans that has been in operation for the last 25 years. The company helps the Department of Education to manage loans, and their services are free of charge. What does a loan servicer do?

An Amazing Online Summarizer For Text

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In these modern days where so many things are competing for our time and many schedules to clear, it then becomes important that we are productive in whatsoever we do. Most especially when we are on the web reading and searching a multitude of text that we need to produce.

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue.

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches.

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Credit Freeze

SocialFish

For people who are concerned about identity theft or data breaches, placing a credit freeze on your personal financial report would be a great idea. In this blog, I shall explain to you what a credit freeze is, how to freeze your credit and the credit bureaus that can make this happen for you.

#1 Ranked Member Check In Software Used Worldwide (With Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Wild Apricot

This easy-to-implement member check in process helps you keep track of attendees, create records, and adds a level of professionalism for your members

Effective Branding Helps Achieve Nonprofit Mission.Really?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Tomasa Ravines Burga Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Apple, Google and Starbucks all are famous brands in the for-profit sector. Goodwill, AmeriCorps and Girl Scouts are good examples in the nonprofit sector. These are big ones, with big brands. But what about most nonprofits, without national recognition? There are more than one million nonprofits in the U.S. Why is building a strong brand important for them?

Eight Actions To Show You Value Your Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are eight specific actions business leaders can take to show that they value their employees , according to Andrew Leigh , author of the book, Ethical Leadership -- Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Business Culture.

Learn To Take Risks

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Inspirational leadership wisdom came awhile back from Bahram Akradi, the CEO of Life Time Fitness.

Words To Lead By

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Words to lead by : "It's amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - President Harry S. Truman. Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it." - President Dwight D. Eisenhower. "I

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How To Be A Super Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Superbosses embrace certain practices that good bosses don't, and they do even more of the productive things that good bosses do," says Syney Finkelstein , author of the book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

Best Leadership Advice From My Career

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures.

How To Clarify Inconsistencies With An Employee

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you’re having a difficult time clarifying inconsistencies you are hearing from an employee about a project’s/task’s progress, try asking these questions (or making these statements) the next time you meet with the employee: • Here’s what I see. Here’s what I hear you saying.

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