Sat.Dec 04, 2021 - Fri.Dec 10, 2021

Instagram Feed Fundraisers: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Meta has quietly announced that the Facebook Fundraiser functionality is being expanded to Instagram. If your nonprofit is eligible for Instagram Charitable Giving Tools, then your supporters can now create fundraisers for your nonprofit.

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Sharing Knowledge Keeps Associations Strong—Review Newest Survey Results and C-Suite Discussion

.orgSource

Early in my career, I was drawn to the nonprofit world. My attraction centered around the idea of sharing. Competition defines even the friendliest corporate relationships. Associations have a happier orientation to their community.

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It’s Hip to be Square: A Case for Predictable Content Planning

Association TV

The best way to build and maintain an engaged audience is to keep them on their toes right? Don’t let your viewers relax for a second. Give them a promo jab, a marcom right hook, and just when they’re on the ropes — POW! —an an educational uppercut. The content belt is yours. The crowd goes wild….

Why use an AMS system in which all clients are on the same version?

Nimble AMS

Software upgrades can be a costly and time-consuming hassle. . When you’re looking for new software to manage your association, consider the se benefits of using an AMS that’s automatically updated. .

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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.

10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Below are the notes from the “10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends to Watch in 2022” webinar presented by Heather Mansfield on December 1.

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Why You Should Send More End-Of-Year Fundraising Emails Than You Usually Do

Bloomerang

In order to hit your end-of-year fundraising goals, you need to get your asks in front of people when they’re feeling especially generous.

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2021 Marketer of the Year: Nicole Williams

NonProfit PRO

Instead of marketing resources being devoted to an annual golf tournament, Nicole Williams, associate director of foundation relations and communications, pivoted the organization’s strategy and resources. That campaign earned her NonProfit PRO’s Marketer of the Year. Awards Health

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $30 (USD). This is the first of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits.

[VIDEO] Raising More Money By Asking (And Answering) Better Questions

Bloomerang

The key to successful fundraising is asking smarter questions. Harvey McKinnon and Andy Robinson will discuss how to build stronger donor relationships and how you can use this strategy to improve every kind of fundraising.

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Navigating Microsoft's Latest Changes and Their Impact on Your 2022 Planning

TechSoup

Over the last few months, you may have heard about various changes within TechSoup's Microsoft program. These changes can be confusing, since many of them require you to have detailed knowledge about administrative systems, licensing, and deployment.

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.

2021 Fundraiser of the Year: Bri Seoane

NonProfit PRO

The COVID-19 pandemic put a variety of financial strains on nonprofits. For Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area, it was facing a $1.4 million shortfall due to event cancellations and volunteer restrictions.

Julie Laurie, Director of Professional Services

Cloud 4 Good

The Cloud Team. SEE HOW CLOUD FOR GOOD CAN HELP YOU CREATE MORE VALUE WITH SALESFORCE. Julie Laurie, Director of professional services. Location: Calgary, Alberta.

Developing A Strategy That Will Help You Become A Great Nonprofit Storyteller

Bloomerang

This is part one of a series on the skills you need to be a great nonprofit storyteller. In this post, I talk about how to establish who you are and who you’re talking to.

A few things I would tell my younger self if I could go back in time

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, happy December. I do a lot of speaking, and a question I get asked often is “If you. Personal

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.

The Nonprofit Board Treasurer: 4 Myths Busted

NonProfit PRO

Are board members' expectations fair and realistic about what is involved with the board treasurer job and who should take on this role? Here are four of the most commonly shared myths about nonprofit board treasurers. Board Financial Services

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Blackbaud Discontinued Crystal Reports – Now What?

Cloud 4 Good

Blackbaud recently announced the end of support of a few applications hosted in their Citrix environments, including Crystal Reports (CT).

[ASK AN EXPERT] What to Do When You’re Notified About A Legacy Gift

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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How to Host a Wildly Successful Fundraising Event on a Limited Budget

DonorPerfect

The success of your fundraising events doesn’t have to depend on the amount of money going into them. The real magic lies in sharing meaningful stories from recipients, making your guests feel seen and heard, and inspiring supporters to take an active role in your mission.

Audience Segmentation Tips for Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Emails

NonProfit PRO

Segmentation is about talking to different audiences in different ways, depending on who they are and how they might be interested in your cause. Email communications are most effective when you personalize the message, information and asks based on what you know about the audience.

Going Viral: Creative Social Media Campaigns to Inspire Museums

sgEngage

College friends, grandparents, colleagues, even the kids you used to babysit can all be found using social media in our current day and age. Facebook aka Meta, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok have become integrated into how people communicate with one another and access culture.

Tips To Boost Nonprofit Volunteer Morale This Winter

Bloomerang

My point of entry into the nonprofit sector started as a volunteer. To cut a long story short, in 2010 I contracted Meningitis and overnight I went from being a fitness teacher to being on death’s door.

Handbid Release 2.47.5 - Mobile Digital Seen

Handbid

Wow, what a busy Fall fundraising season it has been! We were so busy we hardly found time to squeeze in this 2.47.5 release. We have one neat new feature long with a few performance improvements in this release. Release Notes

Why is Person First Language Important and 7 Ways You Can Start Using It Right Now

Whole Whale

We’re usually not taught to speak with person-first language. But a person with a disability is a person first. Person-first language is more inclusive of people with disabilities, centering someone’s humanity over their disability or condition.

5 Tips to Plan Engaging Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

NTEN

Although they grew more popular because of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual volunteer opportunities are likely here to stay. Why is that? Besides keeping people safe during the pandemic, virtual volunteering also allows nonprofits to: Reach a more geographically far-flung audience.

4 Ways To Embrace Failure To Drive Better Results Within Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

We’ve all heard the sentiment that making mistakes and failing is acceptable as long as we learn from what didn’t go right. If you ask them, most organization leaders, teachers, managers, and more would claim that they allow their employees, volunteers, and students room to fail without judgment.

How Business Thinking is Changing Donor Stewardship

Charity Navigator

The world of fundraising and donor stewardship is changing. Conventional newsletters and cold calling have dropped off precipitously in terms of impact for a second year in a row. A study from Lead Creation found that this trend has been going on for close to 5 years now. Read more ».

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4 Common Volunteer Management Problems & How to Fix Them

Volunteer Hub

Optimizing your volunteer management process and investing in the right supporting software can help your organization avoid common pitfalls and reach its mission.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 57: Is Your Nonprofit Prepared for the Risk of a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation?

NonProfit PRO

With a growing frustration toward the mistreatment of vulnerable populations in programming, our guests will share their expertise about potential misconduct, particularly with child sexual abuse, and how your nonprofit can make sure it has the proper guardrails in place.

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How to Put Together Your Annual Fundraising Plan

Qgiv

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to start putting plans into effect for next year. How much does your nonprofit need to raise and how are you going to acquire those funds? Those are the two main questions that an annual fundraising plan must answer to help you become more successful.

Working with a Web Design Firm: Tips for Larger Nonprofits

Charity Navigator

As 2021 comes to a close, many nonprofits have started thinking about their priorities and plans for the upcoming year. You might be assessing where your organization currently stands in regards to its challenges, strengths, and opportunities.

Giving Tuesday 2021 - Nonprofit Fundraising for the Record Books

Salsa

Giving Tuesday 2021 has come and gone and early signs are pointing to another banner year for nonprofits in the United States!

The top 5 reasons why nonprofits need to adopt digital technologies

Charity Village

I’m sure many of you shared the same thought over the past 20 months…thank goodness the pandemic arrived at a time where we had the internet and technology!

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How To Host a Virtual Networking Event for Your Professional Association

Wild Apricot

If you run a professional association, you know that one of the best member benefits you can offer is the opportunity to network. Now, in-person association networking events can be a bit of a hassle to organize. Not to mention, sometimes they’re. membership

Be a Superhero at Reducing Fraud at Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Holy fraud signal, superhero! This guide highlights five ways to create a fraud-alert environment for your organization. Despite best intentions, fraud affects your mission, your donors, and community trust. The good news?