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Strategies for Innovation Stop Groundhog Day Thinking


In the movie Groundhog Day, actor Bill Murray is condemned to live the same day of his life over, and over, and over again. Groundhog Day thinking is the seductive loop that lurks in offices and conference rooms tempting us to reject fresh ideas for recycled solutions.

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10 Powerful Online Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Those aboard the online fundraising train tend to not look back.

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Automation for Nonprofits: 3 Dangerous Pitfalls to Avoid


How often do you read about the wonders of automation for nonprofits? Chances are, you’ve seen a little bit about this everywhere.

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.

4 Strategies to Increase Donor Loyalty


Did you know as many as 81% percent of new donors don’t return to give again? And only 43% of all donors remain loyal? Do you know what your retention rates are or how to increase donor loyalty?

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6 Takeaways from GivePanel’s Facebook Fundraising Benchmarks Report

NonProfit PRO

We’re going to review the Facebook Fundraising Benchmarks Report 2020 by GivePanel. Let’s clarify what “Facebook fundraising” refers to. It’s probably exactly what you think it is: when someone on Facebook starts a fundraiser to support your nonprofit. But there’s some fine print here.

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The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist! She’d invited people to the first. marketing

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How To Attract New Potential Donors With 3 Questions And A 6-Step Process


Consistently attracting new potential donors is vital for you to expand your mission and, more importantly, to have the funding needed to make it through unexpected times.

Making the Most of Slack at Your Nonprofit


Slack is a channel-based messaging platform designed for the workplace. It aims to make collaboration easier, allowing your team to message each other in an organized and intuitive manner.

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How to Source the Right Donation Match Partner for Your Nonprofit


Donation matching is a powerful way to inspire your supporters to give. While many nonprofits think of donation matching as a year-end effort or something for which you need a major corporate sponsor, sourcing the right matching partner can happen year-round and leverage a variety of partners.

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.

Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org: Staffing Recommendations

Cloud 4 Good

You’ve implemented Salesforce – Congratulations! This tool is a game-changer in elevating the advancement, recruitment and admissions, student success, communication, and other critical business capabilities of your institution.

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Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way

NonProfit PRO

Many individuals in the field that aspire for leadership positions are basically on their own when understanding how to effectively lead. There is no one-size-fits-all manual for leadership. Leadership is sprinkled throughout every organization, regardless of size or functionality.

What's Next in Nonprofit Technology


As a man of a certain age now, I'm sad to say that I'm retiring from TechSoup. So I'm eager to do one of my favorite things in all the world — report on what's next for nonprofit technology. We're hopefully on the recovery side of the pandemic now in the U.S.

Membership Dues… and Don’ts

Nimble AMS

Membership dues. Where would your association be without them? Association industry research from Community Brands shows that organizations of all sizes say that membership dues typically provide 45 percent of revenue for their organization.

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.

University of Oregon receives $500 million for Knight Campus


The University of Oregon has announced a second $500 million gift from Penny and Phil Knight in support of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. The Knight Campus enrolls students who are?pursuing

Start Your Ask with the Problem!

NonProfit PRO

“Last year more than one million quarter-inch drills were sold – not because people wanted quarter-inch drills, but because they wanted quarter-inch holes.” This often-quoted concept by Theodore Levitt sums up exactly what your focus should be as a major gift officer (MGO).

TechSoup Admin Fees to Increase on Selected Programs and Services


Starting in July, you will notice that we have increased administrative (admin) fees for selected discount and donation programs, courses, and services at TechSoup. We periodically review and adjust admin fees to reflect the fair market value of products and our own costs to manage these programs.

Top 10 Best Veteran Nonprofit Organizations That Are Making A Difference


Thousands of nonprofit organizations have formed to provide financial assistance and necessary services to veterans, active service members, and their families. Each of these organizations offers essential relief to those who sacrifice so much for their country.

Why Your Donation Process Should Offer More Ways to Give


You could master a strategy to attract thousands of supporters to your campaigns, but it’s your donation process that determines if they complete a donation. When it comes to converting supporters into donors, the payment options you offer matter.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 49: Finding and Maximizing a Website Platform

NonProfit PRO

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice Tech Series, Mark is joined by Maureen Wallbeoff, a nonprofit digital strategist and technology coach, to share her insight on how to find and maximize a content management system for a nonprofit website. Software/Technology

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July 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes


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

9 Things Every Nonprofit Website Should Have


As a nonprofit organization aiming to reach a wider audience and soliciting support, a functional website is one of the most valuable communication tools at your disposal.

Submit Your Nonprofit To The The Nonprofit Performance Showcase At The DFS4


One of the amazing + fun sessions at this year’s Digital Fundraising Summit is our Nonprofit Performance Showcase on July 21 from 5 – 6pm EST. .

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The Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Charity Navigator

Last week, we were excited to announce changes to our Board of Directors leadership at Charity Navigator, including our new Chair Marie Wieck.

Personal Nonprofit Branding: What’s Your Nonprofit’s Superpower?


Do enough people outside of your organization know what its main contribution is to this world? What your work is leading towards? Do they recognize your personal nonprofit branding and know what it is your organization stands to change?

How to Multiply Your Nonprofit's Twitter Impressions with Automation


If you manage social media for a nonprofit, you might wear many hats and may not always have the time or budget to spend on expanding your following. Still, that doesn't mean you can't strategize for less.

Benchmarks UK is here!


Read time: 1 minute. The first-ever Benchmarks UK supplement has hit international newsstands! We are hella stoked to share it with you; our UK partners at Rally are dead chuffed. .

What Is the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) and Is Your Nonprofit Eligible?

Blue Fox

​Nonprofits, please pay attention! ​The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a big deal.

Flexibility: One Key to Success in Membership

Joy of Membership

Flexibility. Being nimble. Trying new approaches. Sounds like what a lot of us have been doing for the past year, doesn’t it? This week’s podcast guest was Kevin Sutton, the National Office Administrator for the Wilderness Education Association.

The 8 Types of Nonprofit Waste (and How to Fix Them)

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits love to talk about impact. A less popular topic? Waste. Remember that time on Survivor when J’Tia threw all of the tribe’s rice into the fire? Waste is like that. It’s the single greatest enemy to nonprofit impact.

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How Museums Use AI and Tech to Improve Visitor Experiences


Today we are only just scratching the surface of what artificial intelligence (AI) is capable of accomplishing. AI is already seen in fields like commerce, security, and manufacturing, just to name a few. However, using AI in educational settings is a great way to revolutionize teaching and learning.

Can a non-unionized employer require its employees to vaccinate against COVID-19?

Charity Village

There is undoubtedly no better tool to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 than a vaccine.

How To Fix Dismal Nonprofit Board Engagement With Financial Reports


7% nonprofit board engagement is not enough! Do your nonprofit’s financial reports speak to the full board? Can everyone in management engage with them and understand key information? If your financial reports don’t go beyond numbers on a page, then they exclude almost all your leaders. .

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 201: Building Cultural Competency to Understand Your Donors


Inclusivity matters. Diversity makes organizations stronger and better. So how do social good organizations engage donors of color? Joining the podcast today to talk about this issue are Brenda Asare, President and CEO of The Alford Group, and JoAnn Yoshimoto, Senior Consultant at The Alford Group.