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Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I travel a lot for work which means I spend many hours on airplanes. If nothing else, it is a good opportunity to catch up on reading. Here’s ten books that nonprofit colleagues and authors have shared with me in the last few months and I wanted to share them with you.

How Hello Museum Builds Intimate Community in one of the Biggest Cities in the World

Museum 2.0

When I tell stories about how the MAH builds community, I emphasize the importance of deep partnerships and relationship-building. We connect with people both professionally and personally, at the museum and on the street. Colleagues from bigger cities often ask: is this approach relevant to us?

3 Big Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The Oxford English Dictionary defines artificial intelligence as the “theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.”.

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How to Tell Your Donors Where Their Money Is Going

NonProfit Hub

There’s no better way to gain the trust of your donors than by being transparent with them about where their contributions go. If people decide to part with their hard-earned money, they want to know where it ends up.

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TechSoup Launches Growth Capital Campaign with Direct Public Offering

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

?. TechSoup is one of the pioneers of the nonprofit technology sector. Over the past 30 years, they have built the world’s largest network of nonprofit organizations, funders, and corporations – all striving for social impact through technology.

Giving Trends in Brazil: How Crowdfunding & Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An Interview with Ruy Fortini , Founder and CEO of Doare and official partner of the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. According to the Institute of Applied Economic Research , there are 820,000 existing NGOs, also know as ONGs (organizaciónes no gubernamentales), in Brazil.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 74: Increasing Civic Engagement Through Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Community foundations are doing critical work to create change at the local level. They play a convening role in the community and engage community members in philanthropy to address pressing local issues.

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#MyGivingStory Contest 2018

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am thrilled to be a judge for #MyGivingStory 2018! So, of course, I want to encourage you to share your giving story and compete for cash grants for your favorite nonprofit organization.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. However, as all digital fundraisers know, effective email fundraising consists of far more than sending out an ask for donations.

Turning a New #GivingTuesday Donor into a Lifetime Donor

Connection Cafe

As a millennial, I prefer to pay costs monthly—even if that means spending a little more. And I’m not alone. 92% of millennials have active service subscriptions. Embracing a subscription-based lifestyle has changed my spending habits. I no longer ask, “What’s the total cost?”

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Your Ultimate Year-End Giving Guide

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Rejoice, fundraisers—after months of hearing “I only give toward the end of the calendar year,” donors are finally in the spirit of giving.

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Giving Planner by Giving Compass

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

? ?. I don’t know about you, but with everything that is going on in the world today – from natural disasters and political issues – I’m frequently being asked to donate to different causes.

Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members on Android

Wild Apricot Blog

The Wild Apricot for Members App is now available on Android! Read our introduction to see what you can do with the app, how it can help your organization, and how to get started. android Mobile-App mobile product Membership-App Member-App

The New Era of Year-End Giving Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Many nonprofits rely on year-end campaigns to fund their organization. While some tried and true strategies exist, 2018 will have a twist that nonprofit organizations need to plan for as they establish their end-of-year giving campaigns. Setting a Specific Goal.

Leadership And Business Quotes From Former U.S. Presidents

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite leadership and business quotes from former U.S.

Making the Switch – 5 Best Practices for a Successful CRM Implementation

Connection Cafe

Implementing a CRM solution is a critical step in setting up your institution for success.

5 Year-End Fundraising Emails That Are Sure to Increase Donations

Wild Apricot Blog

Sending more year-end fundraising emails without burning out your list sounds like a dream come true, right? Here are the five emails you need to send to build relationships with your donors and increase donations

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