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One Foot in Two Worlds—Expert Advice on Hybrid Events, Podcasts, and AV Tech


Laird Crawford has straddled the virtual and in-person worlds for some time now. He edits the mumbles out of podcasts and makes people look better on video than they do in person. Over the last 25 years, Laird’s company, Ian Ryan Interactive, has been my go-to for audio-visual success.

How to Boost Your Association's Member Engagement

Association TV

How to boost your association’s member engagement. Congratulations! You’ve successfully built your association’s member base. Events Content Strategy Marketing Membership


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Factors Fueling the Rise in Regtech Implementations

360 Factors

Banking is one of the most regulated industries, and the regulations are only increasing as new generational and fintech practices emerge. These new dynamics have resulted in the emergence of hitherto unknown legal frameworks and regulatory compliance standards.

4 Pros and 4 Cons to Creating a Microsite for Your Event

Cadmium CD

4 Pros and Cons to Creating a Microsite for Your Event As your association grows, so does the content you produce.

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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.

Why You Should Do A Cost-Benefit Analysis Before Throwing Your Next Nonprofit Fundraising Event


I confess to having a love/hate relationship with fundraising events. I love them as a major donor cultivation tool, but I hate them for everything else! At its best, a nonprofit fundraising event is fun. These events divert attention from one-to-one fundraising efforts, which can be intimidating.

Donor Fatigue Is a Myth

NonProfit PRO

It’s amazing to me the wild stories nonprofit leaders and fundraisers make up in their heads about why donors are not giving. It’s like you’re trying to develop excuses not to go out and fundraise — and you’re a fundraiser! Direct Response Donor Relationship Management Retention

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Luck Is Not a Strategy: The Process of Effectively Securing Grants


I started writing grant proposals when I was in my 20s, working as a fundraiser for a small but dynamic grassroots environmental organization in Alaska.

8 Ways to Keep Former Nonprofit Board Members Engaged


Your former board members are an untapped treasure trove. Just think of all they’ve done for your nonprofit over the years! . They likely completed at least one or more board terms. That’s as many as six years—or perhaps even more depending on the by-laws.

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A Matching Gift Brings in Big Bucks

Get Fully Funded

A matching gift is a great opportunity to leverage a generous donation from one donor, or a group of donors, to bring in even more money from other donors for your nonprofit. Here’s how it works: Let’s say you urgently need to replace six laptop computers for students in your program.

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What the OCC’s FAQs Reveal About the Future of Banking and Fintech

360 Factors

Fintech has emerged as one of the most exciting developments in the financial sector because it enables new services and products while increasing operational efficiency.

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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 Steps to Successful Donor Management


For nonprofits that are just starting out, managing donors manually with a spreadsheet might seem feasible. But as you acquire more donors and gather more donor data, you'll find that donor management isn't as easy it sometimes seems.

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4 Tips For Telling Nonprofit Stories About Difficult Subjects


In the nonprofit world, we often walk a delicate tightrope when it comes to the stories we tell. Many nonprofits deal with difficult subjects—illness, hunger, abuse, war, loneliness, addiction—and it’s often detailed accounts of those subjects that inspire people to give.

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Vaccine Mandates are Legal and Effective. It’s Time for Nonprofits and Foundations to Implement Them.

Nonprofit AF

Back in June, as COVID numbers decreased, like many of you I was excited about the prospect of getting back

14 Easy Thanksgiving Fundraising Ideas (Updated 2021)| Donorbox


It’s important to give thanks. It’s equally as important to ensure your organization stays afloat. Around 25% or more of all annual giving in the U.S. occurs during the last three months of the year.

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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.

Unions and their role in the social sector


Today is Labor Day, a U.S. federal holiday born out of the efforts of 19th century labor unions to celebrate the contributions and achievements of American workers.

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AmeriCorps Launches 9/11 Day Search Tool for Nonprofit Service Opportunities

NonProfit PRO

A new search tool makes it easier for volunteers to find local causes participating in the annual Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Volunteers

Zen and the Art of the Nonprofit Donation Receipt


Writing an effective nonprofit donation receipt is important, but it doesn’t have to be stressful! Your receipts should be practical, including all necessary information about your organization and the donor’s contribution. But a well-crafted donation receipt has lots of other benefits.

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5 Helpful Tips for Getting the Most Out of Nonprofit Fundraising Season


The last quarter of the year is a great time for fundraising. December is often the busiest time of year for donations — particularly as the year comes to a close. Around 31% of donations are made in December alone and 12% come in the final three days of the year.

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How To Do A Donor Cultivation Event


Considering doing a donor cultivation event ? Smart decision! According to fundraising expert and author Penelope Burk, 67% of respondents attending a donor cultivation event credited it as the reason why they made their gift. . The number one thing donors want is to know they make a difference.

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Volunteer Fundraisers Could Be Twice as Persuasive as They Think

NonProfit PRO

One of the hurdles that organizations that depend on volunteer fundraisers must overcome is people’s aversion to asking others for money on the organization’s behalf. It isn’t just money by the way. Peer to Peer Volunteers

Tips for Hosting a Virtual Peer-to-Peer Event


Peer-to-peer events have been successfully reimagined in the wake of event cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic. How successfully reimagined, you ask? Well, here at Qgiv, we found that our nonprofit clients managed to raise the mean donation amount from $127.86 to $133.31

Key takeaways from Candid’s 2021 Nonprofit Compensation Report


This week, Candid released the 21 st edition of our annual Nonprofit Compensation Report. The report reviews key employee compensation based on 160,726 observations from 101,489 Forms 990 and 990-EZ filed by 501(c) organizations with the IRS for fiscal year 2019.

Online and Silent Auction Software: 8 Top Providers Reviewed


Over the past year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven an increasing number of organizations to invest in software solutions to interact with their supporters.

Avoid Bias and a Cookie-Cutter Approach With Research

NonProfit PRO

Expert research is essential for a nonprofit to achieve its potential for both a major fundraising campaigns and strategic planning. Strategic Planning

A Guide to bbcon 2021 Virtual for Nonprofits


bbcon 2021 Virtual , happening October 13–15, will bring together tens of thousands of social good professionals for three days of cutting-edge thought leadership, virtual peer networking and unforgettable experiences.

How to Thank Volunteers in 2021

Volunteer Hub

Taking the time to thank volunteers is a must. Here are 25 easy to implement ways to show volunteers gratitude for their time in 2021. Taking the time to thank volunteers is one of the easiest strategies a nonprofit can use to convert more people into long-term supporters.

Bloomerang Appoints Ann Fellman as Chief Marketing Officer


Company Adds to Leadership Team to Accelerate Delivery of Solutions for Nonprofits. Bloomerang, the complete donor management solution for thousands of small and medium-sized nonprofits, announced they welcomed Ann Fellman as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Teacher Crowdfunder Receives iHeartMedia Support and Corporate Match for Back-to-School Fundraisers

NonProfit PRO

Public school teachers spend nearly $500 of their own money on school supplies every year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Challenges of Establishing an Employee Relief Fund (ERF) and Recommended Solutions


The growth in Employee Relief Funds (ERFs) exploded in the spring of 2020 as Covid-19 began to affect companies and their employees around the globe. Companies wanted to help employees who had been furloughed or had experienced hardship as a result of the pandemic and saw ERFs as a way to do this.

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Fundraising isn’t easy

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising isn’t easy. And there are no magic shortcuts. My friend Ephraim reminded me of this recently. Nonprofit board members or even staff leaders suggesting fundraisers just… call Oprah. Or Bill. Or whats-his-name with the spaceship… That’s not how it works. Really.

How to become a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021 Summary: Currently, over 1,100 fundraising professionals in Canada are Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE).

The Role of Data Warehouses in Nonprofit Technology Strategies

Cloud 4 Good

Written by Kestryl Lowrey and Stephen Earheart. When you migrate to Salesforce, you become deeply familiar with your organization’s data—the volume, the quality, and the insights it can provide.

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A Curated bbcon Experience for Healthcare Fundraising Professionals


We get it. There are fundraising challenges – and opportunities! that are specific to healthcare organizations. That’s why we specifically designed bbcon 2021 Virtual experiences just for healthcare fundraising professionals.

A Nonprofit’s Guide to Targeting the Right Donors

NonProfit PRO

Start exploring and expanding your fundraising efforts! From virtual and hybrid events to digital engagement of your donor audience, there are so many new ways to raise funds to do more good.