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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website. It is essential equipment in a business environment that is challenging organizations to provide smarter, faster, and more engaging solutions for their customers than ever before.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the seventh 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!

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Communication Challenges in Risk and Compliance Management

360 Factors

Many organizations find that when they audit a risk or compliance issue to discover the root cause, the main issue is often found that the right information was not communicated to all the involved parties.

Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics

Hands on Fundraising

The human mind is a wanderer by nature. The daydream is the mind’s default state. Jonathan Gottschall What do you like to read? I read a scary book recently. Dystopic, feminist, infuriating. And compelling. Gather the Daughters, by Jennie Melamed) But it did what I look to fiction to do.

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.

Don’t Wait Until You’re Swamped in Negative Numbers to Call a Consultant

.orgSource

The conference ROI slowly rose like a gator lifting its head from the swamp of negative numbers. But membership dues, product sales, and web analytics are sinking deeper into quicksand. Even facing a dismal scenario like this, the decision to call for outside expertise can be difficult.

[FREE WEBINAR] Steward Corporate Partners Like A Boss!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Accelerist. Cost: Free. Your nonprofit just scored that dream partner you worked so hard to prospect and now have big plans in the works, but how do you ensure a prosperous and collaborative relationship?

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8 Incredible Tips to Ask for Donations in Person

Qgiv

The internet — and even phones, to some extent — have produced a certain amount of anonymity when it comes to asking for donations and making contributions. You can reach out to donors whom you have never met before, and they can feel moved enough to give their money to your organization.

Before You Say Yes, Bake the Cake Before Committing to Nonprofit Board Service

Bloomerang

Nonprofit board service is a serious matter! It is a huge commitment that requires devotion and proactive effort like making a cake from scratch for your son’s 10 th birthday party. A big deal indeed!

Embracing Change: A Post-Pandemic Nonprofit Sector

sgEngage

It is almost unfathomable that just a little over a year ago nonprofits were operating in a “world-as-we-knew it” mentality.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

Case Study provided by Jennifer Kerhin and the Sponsorship Team. Association of American Colleges and Universities: Seamless Integration of Annual Meeting Goals to Virtual Event 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.

How to Attract Donors From Around the World With Your Virtual Event

Classy

A virtual event for fundraising is your opportunity to introduce your cause directly to a worldwide audience of donors, as long as you have a solid plan to attract them. Even as in-person activities return, the success of a virtual event speaks for itself.

[VIDEO] The Board’s Role in Fundraising & Resource Development

Bloomerang

If you are ready to turn your board around and increase their comfort level with fundraising, Sabrina Walker Hernandez will show you how! Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Sabrina, I got start time. So is it okay if I go ahead and kick us off officially? Sabrina: Oh, yes, please.

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What does digital transformation even mean?

Nimble AMS

Like many much-used terms, “digital transformation” is in danger of becoming a buzzword. But the truth is that digital transformation actually means something that’s important to the future of associations. Let’s break this down. What is digital transformation?

Fundraising Videos Your Nonprofit Should Be Utilizing

Kindful

Video is beneficial in demonstrating the impact your organization has on the community. Having a mission-focused nonprofit video can help boost donor giving and volunteer involvement. But where do you start? Clear messaging makes a successful nonprofit video.

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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.

Looking ahead to a second year of COVID-19 giving

Charity Navigator

Entering year two of the COVID-19 pandemic with 115 million cases worldwide (29 million in the United States) and 2.6 million deaths (nearly 525,000 in the US), it is still difficult to understand the toll this pandemic has taken on all our lives.

Where Do You Get Your Best Donors?

Bloomerang

Think fast: do you know where you get your best donors? Ask any fundraiser if they want more donors and you’ll get a resounding “YES” but ask what source yielded them their very BEST donors and you might see some puzzled faces. .

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What Can Salesforce Do For Nonprofits?

Cloud 4 Good

Salesforce brings over 150K companies and their customers together through the power of connective technology.

How to Form and Use an Advisory Board for Your Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

A nonprofit Advisory Board can be a great way to engage key supporters with relevant professional skills, life experiences, and networks. But many Advisory Boards sit idle, with members not knowing their role and organizations not knowing what to do with the Board they created.

Volunteer Orientation and Training for Nonprofits: The Ultimate Guide

Wild Apricot

Volunteers are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations. With shoestring budgets and big missions, many nonprofits rely heavily on committed volunteers to help carry out their work. Luckily, people are ready and willing to help. Around 30 per cent. volunteerism

How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal

Classy

In 2020, nonprofits raised around 20% of their income from grants. Grant funds from foundations, government entities, and corporations help nonprofits diversify their income streams.

Top Nonprofit Blogs to Bookmark Today

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Top Nonprofit Blogs to Bookmark Today. It’s no surprise: thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, many with decades of experience, still take the time to give back to others.

[ASK AN EXPERT] Motivating Donors to Make a Will to Leave a Bequest

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity.

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study arrives 4/21

M+R

Here it comes, hot off the presses: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study will go live on Wednesday, April 21. Visit mrbenchmarks.com on April 21 to get the front-page news, the longform analysis, the mild-mannered reporting, even the crossword puzzle.

9 Simple Mother’s Day Fundraisers To Try Out This Year

Donorbox

We can never thank our mothers enough. But Mother’s Day is one such opportunity that lets us make them feel special and important. If at the same time, we can help make a difference in the world, then nothing like it.

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Nonprofit Corporate Sponsorship as a Fundraising Strategy

Salsa

Most nonprofit fundraising strategies include a plan for online donations, event ticketing, and major gift programs. But one of the most overlooked ways to generate additional revenue is through corporate sponsorships.

Nonprofits, Stop Prospecting So You Can Actually Raise Money

Bloomerang

ATTENTION: Having a nonprofit CRM system isn’t a magic fundraising wand. As pretty as it looks and how organized it feels, technology can’t raise money by itself. . I know, I know, you got it so you could have the most perfect moves management system and donor prospect reports, etc.

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What’s in My Mailbox | Bethany’s Monthly Giving Invitation

Pamela Grow

When JodiJoy O’Keefe decided to introduce a monthly giving program at her organization, Bethany Health Care , she did it by way of an invitation. Here’s what I love about this monthly giving ask: Specific ask amounts paint a clear picture of what the donor is funding.

Best Technology Practices for Hiring Nonprofit Staff, Part One

TechSoup

At the core of your nonprofit is, of course, your mission. But success in delivering on that promise to your community depends on your employees. To that end, being able to attract and successfully recruit top talent for your nonprofit is of utmost importance.

The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success

One Cause

The post The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post fundraising strategy Marketing storytelling

Turning One-Time Donors into Lifelong Supporters After Going Viral

sgEngage

During the presidential inauguration in January, 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman transfixed the country when she delivered her poem “The Hill We Climb” – a call for national solidarity and equality as a polarized United States begins to recover from a once-in-a-century pandemic.

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#NPPTrendingNow Ep 177: Marketing to Young Donors

NonProfit PRO

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Donor Segments Young Donors

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April 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

TechSoup

What's new in library tech! Welcome to our monthly collection of fun and hopefully useful news items from our admittedly great twitter feed and wherever else we find them. Libraries

Direct Mail in a Multi-Channel Fundraising Strategy

Bloomerang

Now more than ever, effective fundraising is what your nonprofit depends on to survive. Your team likely spends countless hours planning events and campaigns in order to raise money for programs and projects that will further your cause. .

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Over The Edge Fundraiser: A Daring Take on Fundraising

Qgiv

If your nonprofit is looking for a bold way to attract attention and raise money for your cause, an over the edge fundraiser is a great solution. Over the edge events aren’t new. But, they persist as an effective fundraiser.