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Top Tips for Volunteer Recruitment During COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Leading a group of passionate volunteers, doing deeds that help the community around you, and making a meaningful difference to an important cause are what make the job of a volunteer management leader worth it.

Should Organizations Worry About a Decline in Membership? 3 Experts Weigh In

Wild Apricot

Worried about decline in membership? We turned to 3 experts in the membership field and asked their thoughts on the challenges of growing membership and what organizations can do to keep thriving

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How NOT to Make a Fundraising Plan

NonProfit Hub

Fundraising. While it’s something so common in the nonprofit world, it can be a beast to tackle ? and get it right. A successful fundraising plan has every aspect down to a science. But things don’t always go as planned. Humans mess up, people get busy, and some things just fall through.

Online Fundraising: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Do to Be Compliant in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Sharon Cody, J.D. Partnership Manager at Harbor Compliance – a leading provider of compliance solutions for nonprofits.

2020 Round-up: The Top 5 Lessons for Canadian Nonprofits and Charities

Connection Cafe

As we prepare to begin a new year, one thing is clear: 2020 changed the way we look at the world.

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Nonprofit Boards: 7 Key Responsibilities for Good Governance

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post from Jeb Banner, founder and CEO of Boardable. New board members often bring a contagious enthusiasm with them to board meetings, and these passionate individuals can breathe life into any nonprofit board. However, newcomers don’t. organizational-management

Living through the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good Year Okay

Museum 2.0

I took months off writing. I wished I could say it was purposeful. Instead, it was like a stumble that turned into a topple. It started when I took a single morning off my long time practice of writing for ½ hour when I first woke up. I didn’t even mean to. I just didn’t do it.

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Pricing Items for Your Virtual Auction: 4 Key Steps

Connection Cafe

Which new strategies that you adopted in 2020 effectively generated support, engaged donors, and reached new audiences? Chances are virtual events have played a role in your COVID-era tactics.

Nonprofit Boards: 7 Key Responsibilities for Good Governance

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit boards have legal and ethical duties to fulfill — do you know what they are? Learn about seven key responsibilities nonprofit boards must fulfill for successful governance

How can organizations build an effective performance evaluation system?

Gyrus

To improve the performance of employees, it is important to have the right standards on which their performance could be evaluated. Read more to know how organizations can build an effective performance evaluation system

How to get more Vegan products in restaurants

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to get more Vegan products in restaurants. Tags : Vegan, Sustainability. On average, 1 in every 25 dishes in a restaurant is a Vegan dish. Most of the time, not a very good option. In this video, Vikas Garg explains how the app abillionveg can help change that.

Online Fundraising: 4 Best Practices to Boost Donations

Connection Cafe

Though many nonprofits still bring in donations the old-fashioned way, online fundraising can be a cost-effective, quick way to boost revenue and can open up a world of possibilities for your organization.

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Lapsed Donor Letter + Template

Wild Apricot

If you work in fundraising, you know that in order to successfully bring in revenue, your nonprofit has to consistently do two things: find new donors, and engage your existing donors so they keep giving. If you’ve been focusing all your efforts. fundraising

Free Download: Schedule C Excel Worksheet for Self-Proprietors

Blue Fox

The Best Way to Track Income & Expenses for Tax Form 1040 download the excel worksheet here Sole proprietors: get out your shoebox of 2020 receipts and let’s get organized. Our team at Blue Fox created this handy Schedule C Worksheet for your profit or loss record-keeping pleasure.

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How Nonprofits Can Ensure the Security and Compliance of Sensitive Data

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How Nonprofits Can Ensure the Security and Compliance of Sensitive Data. Data security and compliance may not be the first thing on your min, but check out how simple the first few steps can be.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 174: End-of-Year Fundraising Myths

Connection Cafe

End-of-year fundraising is always important, and this year it has added importance with organizations needing to make up potential COVID-19 related shortfalls.

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Lapsed Donor Letter + Template

Wild Apricot

Do you try to win back your lapsed donors? Here's how to write the perfect letter for a lapsed donor appeal + a free template you can use to get started

Games Games Games

Museum 2.0

Museums have used games to engage visitors for decades. From full on role playing games to scavenger hunts, games can be digital or analog. Barry Joseph and I chatted games this week. SR: I came to games before I came to museums.

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How to see your LinkedIn page followers on your company page

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to see your LinkedIn page followers on your company page. Are you gaining some nice followers on your LinkedIn company page? You might want to learn who is following you. Here’s how you can find out. You’re getting some nice traction on LinkedIn.

8 Year-End Fundraising Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A list curated and sponsored by: Classy ––a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.

Should Organizations Worry About a Decline in Membership? 3 Experts Weigh In

Wild Apricot

Last month we released the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents to find out how membership organizations grew (or didn’t grow) their membership and revenue throughout 2019. We learned what. membership

Leadership Lessons From The Book, Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Do I have the right people in the right seats on the bus?

Looking Back at the Last 10 Years of Social

Museum 2.0

In the last week of my senior year of high school, my homeroom teacher pulled out a box and set it on her desk. She looked at the class and said, “These are the letters you wrote yourself your first day of Freshman year.” She passed them out and the sound of shredding and crinkling paper filled the air. I hesitantly opened mine and began to read.

8 Club Trends To Pay Attention To in 2021

Wild Apricot

If 2020 felt more like surviving than thriving for your club, well. you're in good company. The pandemic has greatly affected organizations like clubs that primarily offer in-person activities and on-site interaction. And unfortunately, the reality. organizational-management

8 Club Trends To Pay Attention To in 2021

Wild Apricot

Is your club ready for 2021? In this post, we're sharing eight trends that clubs will need to be aware of as they continue to adapt to the reality of COVID-19

3 Things Your Mission Statement Should Include

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A lot of companies struggle when creating their mission statement. Author Peter F.

Leadership Quotes From The Book, Leading With Grit

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In addition to Laurie Sudbrink 's, Leading With GRIT , being a great book for leaders, it's packed with powerful leadership and life quotes.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, we flashback to 2018 : The new book, Say What You Mean , by Oren Jay Sofer , couldn’t have come at a better time. Because 2018 was a year filled with communication challenges for so many people.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2016

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Originally published in December 2016: After reading nearly 30 new books about leadership this past year, my pick for 2016's best new leadership book is, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , by H. James Dallas.

10 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 behaviors, techniques and tips you can use to be an effective leader: Respond to questions quickly and fully. Take an interest in your employees and their personal milestone events. Give feedback in a timely manner and make it individualized and specific.

What Is Your Life Word?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You've likely started to select your New Year's resolutions and set some goals for 2021. I have. As you set your resolutions and goals, consider also reading the book, Life Word , to learn how to select your one Life Word.

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