Sat.Jul 17, 2021 - Fri.Jul 23, 2021

Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends

.orgSource

Getting strategic planning right is challenging in the best of times. This season of disruption adds additional complexity and brings significant shifts in perspective that are important to recognize as associations prepare for the years ahead.

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Seamless Risk and Compliance Integration for Better Performance

360 Factors

It is no secret that risk management and compliance departments have many standard processes, requirements, and goals.

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Cadmium to Ease the Burden of Digital Transformation for Associations and Healthcare Organizations

Cadmium CD

Events & Education Platform to Reduce Operational Costs, Increase Revenue, and Improve Member Retention for Content-Driven Organizations Last year organizations were forced into a sudden and uncomfortable digital transformation fueled by the realities of COVID.

Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated.

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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.

“Seeding by ceding”: What we know about the latest group of organizations funded by MacKenzie Scott

Candid

Last month, philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced that she, in partnership with her husband Dan Jewett, donated another $2.74 billion to philanthropic entities.

Getting Insights from Risk Reports

360 Factors

Risk reports should assist management in identifying errors and correcting courses before it is too late. This demands improved risk reports that contain more accurate data and information.

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To Build or Buy a Software Solution: Which is Right for You?

Association Analytics

We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ” The “it” can be any software solution and “they” can be your staff, members or the general public.

Welcome to the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellows

NTEN

2020 was a rough year. It flipped our reality on its head and forced us to completely reframe the most basic tasks, whether that meant purchasing groceries, doing homework, or seeing our friends.

Every Nonprofit Needs Internal and External Ambassadors

NonProfit PRO

Every person who works for a nonprofit or is associated with an organization internally is an ambassador of that organization by virtue of association. As an employee of The Salvation Army, I wear, with pride, a shirt with the logo of The Salvation Army.

How To Overcome Nonprofit Imposter Syndrome

Bloomerang

A majority of all adults experience imposter syndrome at some point in their careers; 70% by the latest figures. . It affects professionals of all occupations and backgrounds, with the impact on individuals in the nonprofit community being a significant one. .

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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.

To Build or Buy a Software Solution: Which is Right for You?

Association Analytics

We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ” The “it” can be any software solution and “they” can be your staff, members or the general public.

The Worst Way to Share an Idea Is to Say, “I Have an Idea.”

Blue Avocado

How nonprofit employees can help ideas be heard and embraced Bryan has an idea for something he thinks might help his nonprofit. His supervisor, Wanda, already has a lot on her plate at the moment.

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6 Ways to Fundraise With Video

NonProfit PRO

If your organization is a university or hospital foundation with millions in the bank, then hiring a company to do all video-related communications for you might make sense.

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6 Nonprofit Video Marketing Trends and Tips to Guide Your Online Strategy

Classy

Nonprofit video is an ever-evolving marketing method, but remaining well-informed on the latest industry best practices gives your organization a major advantage. .

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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.

Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated.

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Sponsorship As An Alternate Revenue Stream

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit relies on membership dues, grants, and individual donations as main sources of revenue, you’re off to a great start. However, there’s another way to raise much-needed funds that you may not be taking advantage of: sponsorships. fundraising

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Why Your Donor Will Give Again

NonProfit PRO

“I don’t understand why the donor stopped giving,” the major gift officer (MGO) said. They seemed so interested in what I had proposed last year. They gave and they have been silent ever since.” Stop and analyze each part of this statement. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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What to Consider When Picking Your Next Fundraising Event Theme

Bloomerang

Many organizations are re-inventing themselves and their events after the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the whole world was tilted on its axis in the last year and a half, if there was ever a time to try something new, it’s now.

How to Use Your Member Engagement Scores

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Your Member Engagement Scores appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

How to Increase Conversion Rates Using Pardot

Cloud 4 Good

Increasing website conversion rates is a perpetual priority for both higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations.

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Donors Choose Anonymity with Record $550M Public University Gift

NonProfit PRO

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, inspired the largest gift ever made to public higher education: $550 million. It was made anonymously by a couple who is looking for nothing in return – not even recognition – to benefit themselves.

4 Things Your Fundraising Writer Needs From You In Order To Produce Effective Fundraising Appeals

Kindful

In order to create the best possible fundraising appeals, you’re going to need to provide certain resources to your fundraising writer.

How to Use Data to Create Relevant Content

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Data to Create Relevant Content appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention

A trajectory of trends in Advancing Human Rights  

Candid

Since 2010, Candid and Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) have partnered to produce Advancing Human Rights, an annual report that tracks the evolving state of global human rights philanthropy.

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Planning Your Post-COVID-19 Fundraising Strategy

NonProfit PRO

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic with business closures and sheltering in place across the country, nonprofit organizations scrambled to deal with their new reality, which included the uncertainty of fundraising, budget cuts and laid-off employees.

[VIDEO] How To Know If Your Fundraising Staff Is Leaving Money On The Table

Bloomerang

Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Sherry, I got 2:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and kick us off officially? Sherry: Let’s do it. Steven: All right, well, cool. Good afternoon, everybody. Good morning, I should say if you’re out on the West Coast.

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How to Use Your Member Engagement Scores

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Your Member Engagement Scores appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

Summer round-up: free tools for you

Hands on Fundraising

(Originally posted in 2017… updated for you!) Did I say “free tools?” ” Yes, yes I did. It’s summer. It’s hot. So today’s post is an easy one: no heavy lift, and maybe a little help. Here’s a grab bag of free or cheap tools I use and like.

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What Makes Your Nonprofit Stand Out?

NonProfit PRO

Do you want to get a clear picture of how your organization compares to others in the sector? Use this free worksheet to identify your nonprofit’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT).

The Rise of Insurance Companies in Sports Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

The next time you turn on the television to watch a sports game or you attend a live sporting event, I want you to pay attention. You’ll notice more and more that the sponsors from one sport to another are insurance companies.

Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Choosing Digital-First Options When It Comes to Fundraising and Marketing

Bloomerang

This digital-first fundraising post is the first in a six-part series. . Every few hundred years there occurs a sharp transformation.

Advocacy | A Rundown of the Basics With Real-World Examples

Salsa

Advocacy campaigns are the driving force of progress. They call attention to issues or problems, identify solutions, coordinate efforts of the masses, and work to bring about changes that will make our world a better place.

Getting Forward to Normal: What Ketchup Packets, Yeast and Nonprofit Mail Pieces Have in Common

NonProfit PRO

During the pandemic, it seemed like every week there was a shortage of something you just assumed would always be available. There's even a Wikipedia page called "Shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic," that includes not just the titular ketchup packets and yeast. Direct Mail

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Nonprofits Using Qgiv Exceed Giving USA National Fundraising Trends

Qgiv

Data released in the Giving USA 2021 Annual Report shows that Qgiv clients raised more than their peers in several key sectors and in overall dollar amounts raised! Giving USA’s annual report compiles data from the previous year, 2020, to see how nonprofits fared.