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Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Recurring Donations for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When a donor signs up for a recurring donation online, there are no checks to mail and no monthly reminders needed; much of the expense and hassle on the nonprofit’s side have been eliminated.

Seven tips to survey staff at your association and improve employee engagement

Nimble AMS

Is your association staff satisfied in their current roles? Do they feel overworked or stressed? According to a Community Brands Association Trends Study , 78% of professionals reported higher than average workloads.

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8 Must-Have Tools For Your Fundraising Toolkit

Get Fully Funded

Having the right tools in your fundraising toolkit makes your life easier. And your fundraising more productive! Maybe you’ve heard this phrase: “When the only thing you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”. It’s true.

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3 Ways to Automate Project Management Workflows with Asana

TechSoup

Project management can be a complex and time-consuming task for many nonprofits. It's an essential part of keeping all of your work on track, but it can sometimes feel like the admin involved in managing your projects takes up more time and energy than the projects themselves.

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Why Nonprofits Should Pay Attention to Web3 and the Metaverse

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What is Web3? Web3 is a new version of the internet that uses blockchain (IE a secure but transparent record keeping system) to decentralize the management of the internet, thus reducing the control of prominent companies such as Google or Meta.

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8 Top Examples of Fundraising Flyers+Tips to Make Your Own

Top Nonprofits

8 Top Examples of Fundraising Flyers+Tips to Make Your Own. So, you have your fundraising idea locked down. Maybe you’ve drafted some fundraising letters to your community, but you’re in search of new ways to spread the word. Look no further!

Bloomerang Named A Leader In The G2 Summer 2022 Grid® Report For Nonprofit CRM Software

Bloomerang

Bloomerang has been identified as a leader in the Summer 2022 Overall Grid® Report for Nonprofit CRM by G2, the world’s largest and most trusted software marketplace. These recognitions are based on real responses asked in the G2 review form used for the Grid® Report.

The Right Facilitation Skills Make Meetings Meaningful

.orgSource

We’re all challenged for time. If you wonder why members aren’t more engaged with your association, that’s one big reason. There aren’t enough hours in the day. When you want volunteers to serve on a committee or support an initiative, it’s critical to give them a rewarding return on the investment.

Are You a Great Fundraiser?

NonProfit PRO

Fundraisers must seek to continuously improve their craft. They must practice asking for the gift and enjoy the thrill of this adventure. Fundraisers, who exchange with prospects about a variety of subjects, must believe in their cause and expect every ask to be successful.

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.

Nonprofit Bylaws 101: How to Write (and Change!) Bylaws for Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Over the years, your nonprofit is bound to grow and change! Nonprofit bylaws help to remove uncertainty from those changes by starting your nonprofit from a solid foundation. But what are bylaws for a nonprofit in the first place? If you’ve never. organizational-management

[ASK AN EXPERT] What Are The Best Ways To Identify Trends In My Data To Improve Annual Giving Planning?

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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Why Sponsors Ignore Your Emails 

The Sponsorship Collective

Do me a favor and check your email outbox right now. How many emails have you sent to sponsors in the last week? Last month? Count them, please. Now, how many of those emails have you gotten replies to? The answer is probably zero, right? If not zero, then very close to it. You don’t […].

How to Make a Gift Chart to Reach Your Annual Giving Goals

NonProfit PRO

One of the most critical tools in an annual giving director’s toolkit is a gift chart. This chart should be based on accurate target ask amounts for each potential donor in your database. Follow this four-step process to create your own gift chart. Annual Campaigns Data Mining gift chart

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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.

7 Ideas to Build a Healthy Board Nominating Process

Blue Avocado

It is not uncommon for nonprofit executives and staff to complain about our boards of directors. How often do we become frustrated with a perceived (or real) lack of interest and/or low engagement from our boards? As employees, we tend to think they are the problem.

12 Year-End Fundraising Checklists

Bloomerang

The post 12 Year-End Fundraising Checklists appeared first on Bloomerang

The Definitive Guide to Sports Fan Engagement 

The Sponsorship Collective

Sports fans are some of the best fans in the world, as they’re passionate, loyal, and big spenders. Financial resource MakeMoneyinLife.com notes that in 2020, the average sports fan spent $725 a year.

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Constant Contact Launches Integration with Stripe

NonProfit PRO

Constant Contact announced a new integration with financial infrastructure platform, Stripe. This integration combines Stripe's easy-to-use platform with Constant Contact's powerful digital marketing tools. E-mail News/Stats/Studies Constant Contact Integration Stripe Stripe Apps

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.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Crystal Gouldey

Charity Navigator

Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month we introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers. We are extremely honored to be a part of the nonprofit community where our footprint (and our ratings!)

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Recommendations for bridging the digital divide in Portland

NTEN

In 2020, the Center for Inclusive Innovation , an organization fiscally sponsored by NTEN, began a research project to assess both pandemic crisis-based and longer-term efforts to mitigate digital disparities.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Everything You Need to Know [2022]

CauseVox

What is peer-to-peer fundraising, and how can you leverage it to boost your nonprofit fundraising? After seeing thousands of fundraising campaigns, we see that peer-to-peer fundraising typically raises twice as much as compared to other digital fundraising campaigns.

How 3 Nonprofits Invest in Training Via Learning Management Systems

NonProfit PRO

Learning management systems assist nonprofits with the tracking and delivery of education, training and more to all of its audiences, including staff at all levels, as well as professionals and volunteers for mission delivery.

Find us in the real world! Summer 2022 edition

M+R

Read time: 1 minute. Conferences are baaaaack, and we’re dipping our toes back into presenting and schmoozing in person! Let us know if you’re heading to either of these conferences! Bridge: July 27–29 in National Harbor, MD.

Philanthropy during COVID-19 in India

Candid

Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) released a new report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Examining giving in 2021 , in May 2022 that details COVID-19-related philanthropic funding in 2021.

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Getting Started With Planned Giving

Get Fully Funded

A planned gift is the ultimate gift a donor can give your nonprofit. It’s usually their last gift. And quite often, it’s their largest gift. It’s a way for the donor to support their favorite charities beyond their lifetime, which is pretty cool.

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Big Philanthropy Reinforces Common Misconceptions on Charitable Giving: How Nonprofits Can Address Them

NonProfit PRO

Contributions from donors and foundations make a great difference for a number of organizations and causes across the country. However, big philanthropy can often reinforce common misconceptions about charitable giving that can lead to challenges down the road.

How to Write an Irresistible Email Fundraising Appeal (any time of year)

Whole Whale

“SWEET, a fundraising email in my inbox” – nobody, ever in history. The truth is nobody likes being asked for money and folks have developed incredible powers to detect when an ask is coming.

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Non-Profit Professional with No Time? Here’s How You Can Still Tell Stories

The Storytelling Non-profit

If you’re like most non-profit professionals, you’ve got a million things on your plate every week. You go between calling donors, entering data into the database, answering emails, and maybe even getting that social media post out. It’s a lot.

Call for candidacies for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec

Charity Village

The Caisse Desjardins de la Culture is issuing its annual call for candidacies for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec which is a prestigious honour awarded to luminaries who have made an outstanding contribution to enriching Québec’s cultural life.

The 12 Best Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

In this guide, we cover our list of the top twelve fundraising tools for nonprofits, questions to ask when shopping for fundraising technology, and key features that drive results.

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Donorbox Academy: Online Courses for Nonprofits

Donorbox

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or an eager newbie, there’s always something unexplored to learn in the rapidly changing nonprofit sector. From fundraising to marketing to management – and beyond – there are many tricks and tools of the trade that can improve how you serve your mission.