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5 Essential Elements for Nonprofit Growth and Sustainability

DonorPerfect

There are a lot of good organizations working to help society and one of the biggest challenges many of them face is making the transition from surviving to thriving. By prioritizing growing your community, you can find sustainability for your nonprofit. Way easier said than done, obviously! But the road to a reliable future for Read More » The post 5 Essential Elements for Nonprofit Growth and Sustainability appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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Make Space—Lighten the Load for Your Heavy Lifters

.orgSource

Stuff is falling off your plate. You’re surrounded by a scary pile of responsibilities. You could delegate. But you don’t have the time to bring another staffer up to speed. Or you might hire new talent, but an opportunity to interview and onboard seems as elusive as a vacation day. Unfortunately, this Catch 22 is standard operating procedure in some associations.

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New Finance & Fundraising Trends Report

NonProfit PRO

Download this report for new data, trends and insights from 1,000 nonprofit leaders on the state of nonprofit operations, fundraising strategies, automation and mission impact.

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Board Revolution: Rethinking Nonprofit Governance for Organizational Impact

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: June 13, 2024 Summary: When it comes to nonprofit governance, the status quo isn’t working. Board members feel undervalued and disengaged, EDs are overwhelmed, and organizations don’t have the strategic leadership they need. In this session, we look at nonprofit governance from a fresh perspective that puts your organization’s purpose front and […] The post Board Revolution: Rethinking Nonprofit Governance for Organizational Impact appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Former Nonprofit CFO Charged With Embezzling Tens of Millions of Dollars

NonProfit PRO

The former chief financial officer for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy was charged with bank fraud and wire fraud in federal court.

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More Revenue Streams Needed Now Than 24 Months Ago

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofits face continual financial pressures around revenue streams, with 57% of financial managers saying they need somewhat or much more stable cash flow, and nearly 7 in 10 sharing that they need more revenue streams today than they did two years ago. That need for additional revenue streams comes at a time when 56% of nonprofit financial managers say their organization have at least six funding sources, and 28% have at least 10.

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Organizations invited to apply for funding under the National AccessAbility Week call for proposals to promote accessibility and disability inclusion

Charity Village

Employment and Social Development Canada invites organizations to apply for funding under the National AccessAbility Week call for proposals to promote accessibility and disability inclusion. The call for proposals is under the Accessible Canada Fund – NAAW stream of the Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability component (SDPP-D). The call for proposals supports the goal […] The post Organizations invited to apply for funding under the National AccessAbility Week call for propo

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Protection for Non-profit Educational Institutions

NonProfit PRO

Philadelphia Insurance Companies provides specialized, innovative protection to educational institutions in the non-profit and human services space. Coverages include private, academic, religious, vocational and charter schools. PHLY offers separate limits for General Liability, Educators Professional and Cyber Liability, Abuse & Molestation. Learn more.

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Your work or a life: a painful choice no one should have to make

Hands on Fundraising

Feeling stressed? In the United States, recent polls found that 70 percent of American workers consider their workplace a significant source of stress, whereas 51 percent report job stress reduces their productivity. (via PsychCentral) Do we have to choose? A while back, I read this article in the New York Times by Anne-Marie Slaughter about […] The post Your work or a life: a painful choice no one should have to make appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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Grant application and review practices for more equitable and inclusive funding 

Candid

In 2022, giving by foundations grew to more than $105 billion , accounting for more than 20% of total U.S. charitable giving. The significant role foundations play in advancing the social good underscores the need to incorporate equitable and inclusive grant application and review practices. Grantseekers look to grantmaking organizations to demonstrate their commitment to fairness before applying for funding.

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Essential HR resources for workplace harassment investigations in nonprofits

Charity Village

Running a nonprofit is a constant juggle: raising funds, managing programs, and making a real difference. The last thing you need is a workplace harassment complaint landing on your desk. Let’s face it, it’s concerning and stressful, time-consuming, and can create a legal mess, damage your reputation, and leave a bitter taste in everyone’s mouth. […] The post Essential HR resources for workplace harassment investigations in nonprofits appeared first on CharityVillage.

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A Look at 3 Unconscious Biases That Affect Nonprofit Board Decision-Making

NonProfit PRO

Here are three unconscious biases and mental shortcuts seen in boardroom relationships, their impact and strategies to manage them.

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The Hottest Activations from May 2024

The Sponsorship Collective

Well, boys and girls, festival season is officially upon us, meaning that the sponsorship activations are coming hot and fast. We’re also getting into summer movie season, so there are lots of fun examples of how brands used sponsorship to promote themselves. Here are my favorites from May 2024.

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Louisiana

Donorbox

Louisiana is more than Mardi Gras and Cajun cuisine. This state is home to over 23,000 nonprofit organizations that impact the lives of its citizens and the parishes where they live. In this article, we provide a step-by-step process to help you start a new nonprofit in Louisiana and ensure you understand how to form […] The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Louisiana appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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1 in 4 children globally live in severe food poverty due to ongoing crises, UNICEF reports

Charity Village

UNICEF released the Child Food Poverty: Addressing nutrition deprivation in early childhood report, which found that 1 in 4 children under the age of 5 are experiencing severe child food poverty. The effects of this make these children 50% more likely to experience wasting, a life-threatening form of malnutrition. The report analyzes the impacts and […] The post 1 in 4 children globally live in severe food poverty due to ongoing crises, UNICEF reports appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Halt Declining Retention Rates with These Creative and Effective Strategies

NonProfit PRO

Discover the secrets to boosting donor retention and revitalizing your nonprofit in this guide, "Unlock the Secrets of Nonprofit Success: A Strategic Guide to Boost Your Donor Retention Game." Increasing donor retention rates by just 10% can result in a substantial 200% surge in the lifetime value of donors according to the Harvard Business Review. How can we counter the national decline in donor retention?

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Walking the Tightrope of Volunteer Screening – Part II

VQ Strategies

Leading volunteers can often feel like walking a tightrope as we balance many seemingly conflicting things: For example, needing to be a people person while also tapping administrative and tech skills; Managing people and events, while also leading a strategy…. As noted in Part I of these two-part series, one that often comes up on conversations with organizations is this: The delicate balance between being welcoming and having boundaries when it comes to screening.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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The Ultimate Sponsorship Prospecting Formula

The Sponsorship Collective

One of the main reasons people reach out to sponsorship consultants like myself is for help with prospecting. I can completely understand that, as figuring out who to contact and where to start can be quite difficult to determine, especially for first-time sponsorship seekers.

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Nominate a young Canadian under 35 for Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program Showcase

Charity Village

Canada’s Walk of Fame’s RBC Emerging Musician Program, supported by the RBC Foundation, invites young Canadians under 35 to submit songs for the 2024 Showcase. Every year, five emerging artists or groups are selected to receive prizes valued at over $100,000. The 2024 Grand Prize winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize, performance slots at […] The post Nominate a young Canadian under 35 for Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program Showcase appeared first on CharityVillag

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AI for Everyone: Working for Good Made Easy

NonProfit PRO

BoodleBox makes working with generative AI easy for every role in your nonprofit. Draft proposals, research donors, craft stories, or delegate any task to your AI team effortlessly. Our guided training, consolidation of top AIs, and nonprofit-focused AI assistants help you adopt AI up to 3X faster and boost productivity by up to 67%. Experience the AI built for every nonprofit.

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Will Google’s AI Overview Kill Web Traffic?

Forum One

Last month, Google announced it would begin providing “AI Overviews,” combining their traditional search results with generative AI to provide a summary “answer” at the top of search results, rather than simply showing relevant links to search queries. The change, though not a surprise, raises concerns about potential drops in search traffic–if Google starts “doing the Googling for you” will traffic to websites plummet?

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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How to Use Audience Data for More Sponsorship Sales

The Sponsorship Collective

If you want to stop having your emails deleted, phone calls ignored and proposal thrown in the shredder it is essential that you get started in gathering data on your audience immediately. There is a gap in approach and knowledge between brands and sponsorship seekers.

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Applications are now open for the British Columbia Community Prosperity Fund

Charity Village

The Vancouver Foundation, in partnership with the Government of B.C., Community Foundations of Canada, and over 50 local community foundations, announced that applications are now open for the Community Prosperity Fund. The Fund will provide up to three years of funding for the ongoing work of organizations across B.C. with funding decisions made by local […] The post Applications are now open for the British Columbia Community Prosperity Fund appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Mastery of the Fundraising Portfolio

NonProfit PRO

Fundraising portfolio is based on extensive relationship-building. Here are my tips to successfully master your portfolio.

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Gender, Job Dissatisfaction Fuel Fundraisers’ Salary Gaps

The NonProfit Times

Tax-exempt organizations often strive to bring equity, social justice and other forms of fairness to their client communities as part of mission. Often, however, these egalitarian impulses are ignored within their own operations. According to new data from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), males employed as fundraisers earned 10% more in salary, on average, than females even after factors such as organization size, taking time off for child rearing, education and experience wer

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Donor Engagement Guide: 8 Key Steps to Better Retain and Engage Donors

Are your donors your biggest fans, or are you lacking donor loyalty? The truth is, your donors have expectations of what their relationship with your organization should look like. This ebook will help you learn how to live up to those expectations!

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Maximizing Admissions Checklists for Successful Enrollment

sgEngage

As a former admissions director, I know firsthand the hard work and expense associated with getting candidates to consider your school. At the outset, it is essential to craft the right message to convey your mission and values. Then you need to identify the right students and deliver that message to those families at the right time using the right marketing channels.

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Funder to Funder Toolkit: Supporting partnerships with non-qualified donees

Charity Village

The McConnell Foundation, in partnership with the Fondation André et Lucie Chagnon, Inspirit Foundation, and Laidlaw Foundation, launched the Toolkit for Working with Non-Qualified Donees. The Toolkit aims to help and encourage more funders to support non-qualified donees. The Canada Revenue Agency issued new guidance in 2023 to make it easier for funders to support […] The post Funder to Funder Toolkit: Supporting partnerships with non-qualified donees appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Former Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer Charged With Embezzling Tens of Millions of Dollars

NonProfit PRO

The former chief financial officer for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy was charged with bank fraud and wire fraud in federal court.

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