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How to Brand Your Nonprofit To Scale Your Positive Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

?. Note from Beth: My colleague, Simon Mainwaring, has launched a new series of online courses “ WeFirst Works ” that help you find your purpose – whether an individual, company, or nonprofit. .

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

11 Fail-Proof Ideas for Holiday Fundraisers

NonProfit Hub

With the holidays just around the corner, spirits are high, our sense of community is strong and people are on the hunt for fun, festive activities—especially when they’re for a good cause. These holiday fundraisers are sure to help you spice up your year-end giving season! Polar plunge challenge.

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3 bbcon Takeaways to Power 2019 Planning for Higher Ed

Connection Cafe

Last month we concluded?bbcon bbcon 2018, the premier tech gathering for organizations and change agents driving social good, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in?Orlando, Orlando, Fla.? Approximately 3,600 attendees joined to share the latest insights, trends and innovations.

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

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Change Ahead: I'm Shifting from Local to Global in 2019

Museum 2.0

I have some big news to share. In mid-2019, I will transition out of my role as the executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) to focus full-time on leading OF/BY/FOR ALL, an emerging global movement to build more inclusive community institutions.

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3 Questions to Ask When Considering Advocacy Software

Frogloop

So you want to change the world? Starting an advocacy campaign can be a lot of work, but it’s absolutely worth it when you get to look back on all the good you’ve done in the world. Technology nptech Online Advocacy

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Happy Giving Tuesday: How Board Members Participate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before I take you behind the scenes of our NTEN board fundraiser for Giving Tuesday , let me ask you to consider to a donation of any size to support NTEN and the Nonprofit Technology Conference Scholarship campaign. Donor Perfect is matching the next $3,000 that is donated).

40 Free Nonprofit Webinars For December 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars I could find happening in the month of December

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Barriers and benefits for businesses moving to the cloud

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Browse the infographic from IT support provider : TSG, to help you realise the wide range of benefits to be gained from moving to the cloud. Your business could welcome reduced storage and maintenance costs, flexibility, scalability and increased productivity, to name but a few. .

Cross-Sector Skill Sharing in Action

Connection Cafe

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[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Jay Wilkinson

NonProfit Hub

In this episode of What’s Next?, host Randy Hawthorne and Jay Wilkinson talk about the future of nonprofit revenue models, earned income, B-Corps and more. Jay is the Founder and CEO of Firespring , a digital marketing company that helps nonprofits spread their message to the world. Jay has started nearly a dozen companies and has a soft spot for nonprofit work. He spends much of his free time serving on boards and volunteering for causes he cares about. What’s Next?

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. This year they're celebrating 30 years of serving the region. With programs ranging from education, sports, income generation and more, we’re proud to stand with such an incredible organization! Earlier this month I spoke with MECA’s Development Director, Deborah Agre, to talk about some recent campaigns as well as year-end strategy!

How To Get The Feedback You Need

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Getting feedback is an important way to improve performance at work. But sometimes, it can be hard to seek out, and even harder to hear. Feedback is all around you. Your job is to find it, both through asking directly and observing it,” says David L.

5 Metrics Fundraisers Need to Know to Retain Their Donors

Connection Cafe

Donor retention is undeniably critical to meet your nonprofit’s revenue goals , but it can be tough to know which efforts result in higher retention levels or upward movement of donors.

November Update: Get the Dream Nonprofit Career You Deserve

Wild Apricot Blog

In our November newsletter, you'll find information on our free careers webinar, details of new releases, and our Member App Mini Course to help you get started using the mobile app. spotlight releases Mobile-App november newsletter update

'I Truly Believe That Education is the Antidote for Ignorance, Poverty and War'

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Michelle Jimenez Class 12 Public Ally. Before becoming a Public Ally, I somewhat understood the nonprofit sector, since the year before I had served as a City Year Corps Member in Chicago through AmeriCorps. I was knowledgeable enough about the fundamental role of specific nonprofits, but I never fully grasped the role of nonprofit agencies and their effect on social justice issues as a whole.

Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 76: Visual Storytelling: A Picture is Worth 60,000 Words

Connection Cafe

Storytelling is important in the social good community. It’s through stories that donors become interested and engaged in an organization and its cause. It’s not enough to just tell the stories in words.

Optimize Your Nonprofit Fundraising Team with Human Data

Connection Cafe

At this year’s bbcon, the Blackbaud Institute was thrilled to welcome Tim Kachuriak to give a presentation on what he knows best: how to optimize your team with data.

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The Things Great Coaches Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How To Be A Superboss

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.

How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From John Blakey 's new book, The Trusted Executive , published just a couple weeks ago, here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful. Act with quiet, calm determination and motivate others through inspired standards, not inspiring charisma. Channel ambition into the company, not the self, and set up successors for even more greatness in the next generation.