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What are Key Messages and How Can Nonprofits Use Them Effectively?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design and communications firm specializing in nonprofit organizations to help them fundraise, educate, and promote membership and events through design solutions.

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What Every Association Needs to Know Before Making Video

Association TV

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[ASK AN EXPERT] Does Sharing A Campaign’s Fundraising Goal Drive More Donations?


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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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.

How to Create a Nonprofit Fundraising Events Strategy for 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kevin Santiago , Marketing Director at Paybee – an all-in-one charity fundraising platform that specializes in virtual, hybrid, and in-person fundraising events. Nonprofit fundraising changed drastically in 2020 with a shift toward virtual galas and a need to raise money online.

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Imagery and Authenticity

Non Profit Quarterly

Edited by Wil Renderos. This article references the book The Politics of Design. Danielle Coates-Connor: Hello, I’m Danielle Coates-Connor. I am the Chief Creative at Nonprofit Quarterly. I’m here with our Art Director, Devyn Taylor. Good morning, Devyn. How are you? Morning.

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charity:water and other mega-charities, we need to talk about your harmful, archaic views on overhead

Nonprofit AF

Every year at about this time, as people become more inclined to donate to charity for the holidays, memes start. Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Why You Should Move Away From Using Nonprofit Donor Personas And Toward Donor Identities


Have you developed nonprofit donor personas? Are you basing your strategy decisions off of them? If so, I recommend moving away from those donor personas and toward donor identities instead. .

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Giving Tuesday 2021: Predictions, Stats & Facts

Whole Whale

Prediction: Giving will surpass $3 Billion on November 30th, 2021.

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Segmentation Secrets to Boost Revenue on Giving Tuesday and at Year-End

NonProfit PRO

Equipped with augmented donor data, your nonprofit can apply these insights to inform your Giving Tuesday and year-end segmentation. Here are six recommended segments to leverage in your upcoming campaigns, as well as specific messages you can send to each one to maximize year-end giving.

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.

One foundation’s quest for better demographic data


We are in the midst of a timely and important discussion in philanthropy about increasing support to organizations led by people of color and women.

How To Overcome Doubt In Order To Better Serve Your Nonprofit And Your Community


This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs. Read the previous posts on believing that your story doesn’t matter , thinking that success is selfish , being in a victim mindset , living in fear , and thinking you have no time. .

Event Recap: Apps to Amp Up Your Recruitment and Admissions

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good recently hosted an Application Showcase webinar where we invited Blackthorn Events and Mogli to talk about how their third-party applications work with Salesforce to help universities throughout their recruitment and admission processes.

How to Win the War on Talent — Attraction Strategies for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

It’s important for employers to know what prospective and current employees want in a nonprofit organization.

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.

What Companies That Sponsor Festivals Are Looking for in a Partnership  

The Sponsorship Collective

Some sponsorship seekers get so excited thinking about what a sponsor can offer them (money, promotions) that they forget what the other side of the coin should look like.

[EXAMPLE] See A Before And After Of An Effective End-Of-Year Appeal


In this short post, I’ll give you an example of a successful and effective end-of-year appeal. I hope this example saves you time when you sit down to work on your appeals! . I recently had the opportunity to share feedback with an independent K-12 school on their end-of-year appeal. .

DonorSearch Partners with UC Innovation

Donor Search

Marriotsville, MD: DonorSearch today announced a new partnership with UC Innovation.

The Importance of Development Officers

NonProfit PRO

You cannot generate a consistent flow of dollars without an experienced and dynamic resource development staff. Unfortunately, for many of us in the profession, keeping qualified and trained development officers is easier said than done. Executive Issues Staffing & Human Resources

How to Pull Off a Successful Nonprofit Virtual Gala

Top Nonprofits

Both online and in-person events have the potential to engage a wide range of supporters. In 2020, the pandemic and its resulting social distancing guidelines led nonprofits to experiment with virtual events (many of them for the first time).

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Digital Analytics Tools?


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.

Companies Who Sponsor Motorsport: From NASCAR to Motocross and Everything in Between

The Sponsorship Collective

Motorsports companies such as Formula One and NASCAR garner millions of television viewers and often attract a full house at tracks around the country and the world.

How to Create Lasting Impact After Giving Tuesday

NonProfit PRO

Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving that results in significant revenue raised. But, it is just one day. How can you better leverage your nonprofit's success after Giving Tuesday? Online Fundraising

8 GivingTuesday Resources to Encourage Generosity and Social Change


GivingTuesday is "a global movement that reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and radical generosity." In 2020, 34.8 million people participated , a 29 percent increase over 2019.

sgENGAGE Episode 215: Embracing New Volunteer Trends in a Virtual World


Volunteering is changing. Many volunteer opportunities went virtual because of the pandemic, and like other types of work, it may never look exactly like it did in a pre-pandemic world. So what does volunteering look like now?

How And Why To Run A Nonprofit Focus Group


If you’re looking to collect feedback from your constituents, you may want to consider holding a nonprofit focus group. It can offer a great way to gain access to invaluable information from your supporters and local community members.

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Transactionalism — The Monster in Your Staff’s Closet

NonProfit PRO

The ultimate expression of transactionalism is assuming that people will not support your mission with their money or time if they are not directly impacted by whatever it is your mission fights. Fundraiser Education

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Loss and Grief in Volunteer Engagement

VQ Strategies

I speak often with colleagues who are planning conferences or trainings for the upcoming year, and many have asked me which topics are surfacing as most pressing in the field.

End the Year on a High Note: Expert Guidance for Giving Tuesday


Get Set for Giving Tuesday: Learn from ideas + experiences With Giving Tuesday around the corner, there’s no time like the present to plan your approach. To help you get started, DonorPerfect changemakers are sharing what makes their Giving Tuesday campaigns so successful.

How to Create a Podcast Sponsorship Proposal That Sponsors Will Love 

The Sponsorship Collective

Looking Ahead to 2022: Three Keys to Nonprofit Governance Are Essential to Optimize Operations

NonProfit PRO

These are uniquely challenging times for nonprofits. Nonprofits can look internally to maximize potential and remain operational. For nonprofit leaders navigating this difficult season, here are three tips to get started today.

Giving Back is Back in a Big Way: Making An Impact During the Giving Season by Volunteering

Charity Navigator

With Halloween just past and that candy corn starting to look stale, we’re hearing the first rumblings and preparation for holiday volunteer projects, both over Thanksgiving and through the months of December and January.

4 Top Nonprofit Job Trends In 2021


The job market for nonprofits is heating up again and it might mean that 2022 is the year to shake things up in your career. Four clear job trends in the nonprofit field signify major changes coming next year and it might be worth paying attention to see if a change is in the cards for you.

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Enter the Fall 2021 Nonprofit Photo Contest

Blue Avocado

Every year, Blue Avocado’s publisher, Nonprofits Insurance Alliance (NIA), hosts the most popular photo contest of the nonprofit sector. All NIA members and Blue Avocado subscribers are eligible to enter and win cash prizes.

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Does the Next Generation Need to Work at Nonprofits?

NonProfit PRO

Should the next generation go into the nonprofit industry to make a social impact? Or, are there ample opportunities within corporations, social enterprises, and developing small business and actively engaging in philanthropy for the next generations?