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What Past Disasters Tell Us About What Maui Needs Now

VisionLink

Our hearts ache for those in Maui; we wanted to share some insights as Maui enters the next phase of response. With more than three decades of experience in disasters and humanitarian assistance with data management solutions, we would suggest that efficient and effective relief operations need to organize around a central registry or clearinghouse.

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How Nonprofits Can Achieve Superior Project Execution

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits excel at developing new ideas and starting their implementation, but the outcomes often fall short of initial expectations. Here are the top five reasons why top performing nonprofits “out-execute” everyone else.

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Unlocking Digital Giving: 7 Essential Steps to Accept Donations Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Meredith Gray , Head of Marketing at Keela – a complete software solution for nonprofits looking to grow revenue, centralize and manage data, and deepen donor engagement. As the world becomes increasingly more digital, nonprofits around the globe are recognizing the importance of accepting online donations as a form of giving. Online giving can provide numerous benefits for nonprofits, from increasing donation amounts to improving donor engagement.

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable at the Top–AI Puts a Twist on Leadership

.orgSource

Congrats! You’re the CEO. Whether you’ve been in the big chair for years, or just reached your dream destination, don’t get comfortable. “Stuff” is coming your way. I don’t know exactly what your “Stuff” will be, but I promise surprises are part of the package. No leader expects an easy ride. The challenge is part of the fun, right? But I doubt that when you began your journey up the ladder, you imagined that the top would be this precarious.

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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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When Do Your Customer Journeys Actually Begin?

The MatrixFiles

I have two friends who have walked the Camino del Santiago. The friends are Peter Schwartz , who is my business coach, and Gordon Bernhardt , a member of my CEO peer group. Both of them did the French route, which takes you from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela. It’s a 500-mile journey that you do on foot over 30 to 35 days. My friend Gordon’s journey began when he walked out of his hotel room in France and started his Camino journey.

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4 Ways to Build Benefits to Attract and Retain Nonprofit Employees

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofits are feeling the pressure of today’s challenging labor market. How can you attract and retain employees when other organizations have more resources to win talent? Here are four steps to creating an inclusive and robust benefits package to bolster company culture, as well as to attract and keep talent.

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Should you hire volunteers?

Charity Village

This article was previously published by Karen Knight Consulting and is reprinted with permission. Some organizations hesitate to hire volunteers for staff positions. Or it doesn’t even occur to them! Here’s why I think you should at least have a second look at this pool of potential staff. I had someone ask me a question recently: […] The post Should you hire volunteers?

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Perfect Your Nonprofit Calls to Action in 3 Steps

Neon CRM

Nonprofit calls to action are what drive people to take the next step. They may appear on your website, in emails, at the end of social media posts, and even on direct mail materials! In this article, we’ll focus specifically on the calls to action you need for your nonprofit website. That’s because your website not only needs to inform visitors but more importantly, your organization’s website needs to inspire them.

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Charity Navigator Acquires Giving Portfolio Platform Causeway

NonProfit PRO

Charity Navigator has acquired startup Causeway. The Causeway platform allows donors to give directly to nonprofits through personal giving portfolios, expanding donors' ability to become sustainers and philanthropists for their favorite causes.

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Advance your association with the powerhouse collaboration of Nimble AMS and RSM

Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS is proud to share our partnership with RSM ! Our Nimble AMS team has worked with RSM for several years, resulting in a powerhouse collaboration, offering innovative solutions to empower associations. “RMS was one of Nimble AMS’ first implementation partners and has been a valued, longtime partner,” said Jeffrey Golembiewski, VP, Business Solutions & Partnerships at Nimble AMS.

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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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The treasurer’s role in a nonprofit and how to find the right person for the job

Charity Village

Every nonprofit, regardless of size or focus, needs a capable person who can oversee the organization’s financial management and operations. The treasurer is a member of the organization’s board of directors or a part of the finance committee, and their primary responsibility is to oversee and manage the financial affairs of the nonprofit. Because the […] The post The treasurer’s role in a nonprofit and how to find the right person for the job appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Wine Pull Strategy: Pouring Success into Your Fundraising Event

Greater Giving

How to boost your next fundraiser with a Wine Pull. What is a Wine Pull Fundraiser? A wine pull is a captivating auction game addition to your fundraising event that offers attendees the chance to contribute to your cause while also taking home a bottle of wine. Enhance Revenue with a Fixed Price Wine Pull A fixed-price wine pull presents a fantastic opportunity to generate more funds for your fundraiser.

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What You Can Learn From the Spice Girls About Nonprofit Leadership Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Since leading a nonprofit involves so many moving targets, it can be easy to forget to build the people around you. Remembering the lyrics from a Spice Girls song might help you with this essential-but-often-overlooked part of leadership.

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5 Ideas to Use AI for Giving Tuesday Communications

DonorPerfect

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can’t replace the job of a fundraiser, but it allows them to welcome a world of possibilities. Let’s discuss how nonprofit professionals can leverage AI, and specifically, how these tools can help fundraising teams execute a successful Giving Tuesday campaign. As a nonprofit professional empowered with AI, you step into the role Read More » The post 5 Ideas to Use AI for Giving Tuesday Communications appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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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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Financial Statement Boot Camp: How to read, understand, and use financial statements to better run your nonprofit

Charity Village

On October 12, join us for a free webinar to learn how to read, understand, and use financial statements to better run your nonprofit. What’s a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows and why should you care? During this webinar we’ll do a detailed walkthrough of financial statements and talk through accounting fundamentals like […] The post Financial Statement Boot Camp: How to read, understand, and use financial statements to better run your nonprofit appeared first

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Creating a Standout Awareness Campaign: A Complete Guide

OneCause

If your nonprofit team is running an awareness campaign during a larger awareness day, week, or month, it can be hard to break through the noise. That’s why we’ve pulled together nine fail-safe steps to plan, implement, and execute your awareness campaign to maximize exposure, recognition, and success. Get the tips here.

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BMWL Forms New Team to Represent Nonprofits in IRS Employee Retention Credit Audits

NonProfit PRO

Batts Morrison Wales & Lee's managing partner Mike Batts announced the formation of a special team to represent nonprofits in IRS audits of Employee Retention Credit claims. Batts appointed appropriately experienced members of the firm to the team.

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GivingTuesday Prep: Everything You Need for 2023

Qgiv

It’s that time of year to start your 2023 GivingTuesday prep! GivingTuesday is quickly approaching, meaning a big day of fundraising for nonprofits like yours. Created in November of 2012, GivingTuesday is a global movement to inspire generosity around the world. Many organizations use GivingTuesday as a social media campaign to increase fundraising and spread awareness for their cause.

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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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Online volunteering and micro-grants opportunities for young Canadians

Charity Village

GLOCAL Foundation of Canada announced the launch of online volunteering and micro-grant opportunities for young Canadians funded in part by Employment and Social Development Canada. The Foundation announced the launch of the following two youth programs: 1. National Youth Service Network Program (NYSN): The new and innovative ONLINE VOLUNTEERING program enables Canadian youth to engage […] The post Online volunteering and micro-grants opportunities for young Canadians appeared first on Cha

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Diversifying Revenue Streams: Launching an Online Store for Your Nonprofit

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Diversifying Revenue Streams: Launching an Online Store for Your Nonprofit In the world of nonprofit management, funding often poses one of the biggest challenges. While donations and grants are traditional revenue streams, here’s a question to give some serious thought. Are you leveraging every possible revenue stream for your nonprofit?

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Maximizing Online Fundraising: 7 Tips for Engaging Donors in the Digital Age

NonProfit PRO

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, online fundraising has become a powerful tool for nonprofits and charitable organizations to raise funds, connect with donors, and make a significant impact. Here are some tips and strategies for engaging donors in the digital age, and how to maximize online fundraising success.

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[New Integration] Bloomerang + Handbid

Bloomerang

If you’re a fundraiser who also manages your nonprofit’s auctions, you know that successful events and deep donor relationships are the cornerstone of your nonprofit’s impact. And our mission is to give you a seamless way to bridge the gap between your auction efforts and Bloomerang. Thanks to Bloomerang’s meticulous evaluation process, we chose Handbid as our auction management software partner because of their modern, user-friendly interface, robust auction management capabilities,

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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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Donorbox + Planning Center: An Integration to Connect with Your Congregation

Donorbox

Church staff members work hard to support their ministries and they’re often stretched thin. On average, churches have only one full-time staff member per 75 worship attendees. Between planning services and other church gatherings, managing the books, sending out church newsletters, and raising the necessary funds to continue growing, your small staff does a lot!

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Why funders need to rethink the concept of nonprofit resilience

Nonprofit AF

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Engaging Networks Welcomes International Nonprofit Leaders to Flagship Community Conference

NonProfit PRO

Engaging Networks announced the Engaging Networks Community Conference, set to take place in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11-12, 2023. This event will bring together professionals and thought leaders from the nonprofit sector to discuss strategies and technologies that drive engagement and empower positive change.

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AI at Candid: Powering technology to support the sector’s lasting success

Candid

It feels like 2023 has become the year of generative artificial intelligence (AI). When ChatGPT launched late last year, it widely became an instant sensation for its uncanny abilities to produce human-like text. Generative AI products, such as ChatGPT, are examples of a branch of AI called machine learning, which is concerned with learning from data to surface trends and predictions.

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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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Is There Anybody Out There? Navigating the Challenges of Managing Hybrid Work Teams

Blue Avocado

Remote work is the new normal. Be sure your nonprofit’s managers and executives are equipped to successfully lead remote and hybrid work teams. The post Is There Anybody Out There? Navigating the Challenges of Managing Hybrid Work Teams appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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5 Reports Every Bloomerang User Should Run To Get To Know Their Donors Better

Bloomerang

You have a donor database ! Congratulations, all your data is now tucked neatly into organized rows and easy-to-access fields. Well done! Now, who exactly are all of these people in your database? There’s a rule of thumb home organizers use that says you should always keep your belongings in a place where you can see them, or you risk forgetting that you have them.

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OneCause Introduces Auction AI to Boost Nonprofit Fundraising Event Success

NonProfit PRO

OneCause announced Auction AI, a toolset that leverages the power of artificial intelligence to change giving through donor personalization and choice, increase fundraising revenue, and save nonprofits time during event setup. Auction AI will help curate personalized recommendations for auction packages.

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When nonprofit strategic planning goes wrong 

Candid

A successful nonprofit strategy is all about getting critical resource decisions right to achieve organizational goals. The strategic planning process is a rare chance for a nonprofit’s leaders to step back and look at their organization and its activities as a whole—to understand what success looks like and to allocate time, talent, and dollars to the activities that can help achieve it.

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

Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose. Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. In this report, we’ll give you a high-level overview of how to get your organization in shape for technology adoption and best practices for facilitating this critical process.