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5 Tips to Improve Your Donor’s Lifecycle Journey

DonorDock

Discover key strategies for improving nonprofit donor lifecycles, enhancing engagement, and boosting your mission's success.

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Tips for Developing Successful Campaigns for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

The idea of developing a campaign can often feel daunting. Here is some guidance on what you need to do to create a successful campaign.

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Volun-Telligence Test: How Effective Is Your Volunteer Program?

Bloomerang

There are lots of reasons to measure the impact of your volunteers. For starters, it can help you raise money. How? By showing your donors and funders not just how immensely resourceful you are, but how deeply invested the community is in your program. It also helps you deepen your relationships with your volunteers, who are ten times more likely to give to you than a non-volunteer.

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Choosing a Marketing Automation Application for Your Nonprofit: 5 Steps to Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Rob Leighton , Executive Director and Founder at iMission Institute – a social sector marketing agency and technology consulting firm specializing in helping nonprofits raise more money, fire up engagement, and streamline work. They’re out there by the hundreds, maybe by the thousands. Your potential donors. These are people who are sure to be moved by your mission.

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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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How to gather high-quality nonprofit client feedback

Candid

Nonprofit organizations are always looking for ways to increase the impact of their work. One way to serve your clients more effectively is to gather feedback from participants, then use what you learn to improve services and support organizational change initiatives. At Listen4Good (L4G), we call this process a “client feedback loop.” This includes asking questions such as: “To what extent have we met your needs?

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Build a Board for the Digital Future

.orgSource

Are your board meetings caught in a frustrating time loop? The faces change, but the concepts are entrenched. Nobody seems to notice that the same initiatives dressed in different costumes are masquerading as something new. Tradition can be a dynamic legacy. But an inheritance of stale ideas sandbags growth and keeps value at bay. In the digital era, this repetitive thinking is even more toxic.

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How to Add 2024 Nonprofit Tech for Good Certificates to Your LinkedIn Profile

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn has grown to over one billion members from 200 countries worldwide. Launched in 2003, nearly half of that growth has occurred over the last five years. LinkedIn is an ideal platform for nonprofit professionals to grow their personal brand and curate an online profile for current and future employers, funders, and sponsors. Certifications are a key feature of LinkedIn Profiles and below is a tutorial on how to add certificates offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good to your LinkedIn Profile.

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Join the Changemaker Wellbeing Summit on March 20 & 21, 2024

Charity Village

Workplace wellbeing is entering the mainstream of social change. However, managers, leaders and teams are facing chronic stress, microaggressions, anxiety and burnout, as well as the early onset of chronic illness. Leaders and teams need insights, knowledge and tools to strengthen workplace wellbeing now. That’s why Future of Good is hosting the first-ever Changemaker Wellbeing Summit, presented […] The post Join the Changemaker Wellbeing Summit on March 20 & 21, 2024 appeared first o

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How to Create a Power-Packed Donor Thank You Letter

Get Fully Funded

Thanking donors is THE most important step in fundraising. Get this one right, and fundraising gets easier. Mess it up, and you’ll eventually lose the donor. Unfortunately, most nonprofits view thanking donors as an afterthought instead of treating it with the importance it deserves. And that can kill your ability to keep good donors who love the work your nonprofit is doing.

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AI in Strategic Planning: Opportunities, Challenges and Embracing Human Insight

NonProfit PRO

Recently, I asked ChatGPT to create a strategic plan for a made-up nonprofit. Here's what I learned about using AI for strategic planning.

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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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[Free Mini Webinar] 7 Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Following on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (20 Minutes) Cost: Free Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good The average growth rate for new social media followers ranges from.64% to 3% per month, depending upon the platform. In other words, the era of organic growth on social media is over. To grow your nonprofit’s following on social media, you need to make a concerted effort to let your supporters and donors know how to find your nonprofit on social media

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How Conscious Consumerism Is Affecting Sponsorship Activations

The Sponsorship Collective

Have you heard of conscious consumerism? If you answered no, it’s only a matter of time before you will. In short, conscious consumerism affects how today’s shoppers make purchases and interact with brands. You might wonder, why talk about this on the Sponsorship Collective? That’s simple.

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Building a strong foundation: Why monthly donations matter for small and medium-sized charities

Charity Village

In the vibrant landscape of Canada’s charitable sector, small and medium-sized charities offer vital services and foster community well-being. Yet, these organizations often face significant financial challenges that can limit their ability to fulfill their missions effectively. So, why not consider developing a monthly donation program to offer stability and sustainability?

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The Impact of the Nonprofit Donor Revolt

NonProfit PRO

The balance of power within nonprofits is shifting in favor of wealthy donors and boards. Here are two strategies to address these issues.

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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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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Recognize Tribute Gifts When The Donor Wishes To Remain Anonymous

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. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to recognize tribute gifts when donors want to remain anonymous: Dear Charity Clairity, We list tribute gifts in our annual report.

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“Donor Covers the Fee” for Donation Processing Fees | FrontStream

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Allowing donors to cover 100% of standard processing and credit card fees helps nonprofits reduce direct costs and raise more to do more good. Nonprofits know that, like small donations, these small credit card and platform donation processing fees add up. That’s why we give fundraisers the option to empower and engage donors with the option to cover associated fees to ensure every dollar of their donation goes to the cause they’re passionate about supporting!

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Recognition and the Power of Connecting

VQ Strategies

Earlier this month, I left the office to attend an in-person “Network and Share” event hosted by DOVIA Colorado. The topic was Recognition, wisely timed to inspire new ideas in advance of the upcoming spring National Volunteer Week. While I have presented countless workshops and webinars and written toolkits on the topic, I know that I have much to learn, and the best learning comes from clients and peers in the field.

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5 Ways to Motivate and Recognize Your Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraisers

NonProfit PRO

Most peer-to-peer fundraising events offer participants branded merchandise as incentives, but do they work? Here are five ideas to boost your recognition program.

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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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Applications now open for the 2024 Meaningful Work Foundation Grants

Charity Village

Applications are now open for the 2024 Meaningful Work Foundation Grants – Canadian nonprofits breaking down barriers to employment are invited to apply. The Raise Meaningful Work Foundation exists to break down barriers to meaningful employment for those in our communities. The Foundation partners with organizations that are in alignment and seeking true partnership through […] The post Applications now open for the 2024 Meaningful Work Foundation Grants appeared first on CharityVil

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Finding the right fit – advice for vetting consultants

Big Duck

Review this list of topics and questions to ask when starting a new project and searching for the ideal communications firm or nonprofit agency

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60+ Spring Fundraising Ideas for Every Nonprofit

Qgiv

As we spring further into a new year, it’s time for your fundraising efforts to pick up speed! Spring fundraisers are a great way to bring your community together while gaining support for your cause. There’s a plethora of seasonal themes to base your fundraisers around that can help you entice your supporters’ giving spirit into full bloom. Here’s a list of spring fundraising ideas to help you celebrate the season with your supporters: Spring fundraising ideas 1.

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Data Axle Nonprofit Launches Email Cooperative Data Directly Connected to Donation Activity

NonProfit PRO

Data Axle Nonprofit announced the launch of new email data in the company’s robust omnichannel cooperatives, Apogee and DonorBase.

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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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The Why, What And How Of Learning

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his book, Education is Freedom , author James W. Keyes recaps his learned business lessons for top management and CEOs at companies of all sizes. He covers: Discovering what customers truly care about. It’s convenience, not products. Leading during times of turmoil. Developing the confidence to try again after a failure, and to maintain composure in the face of critical media coverage.

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Top Motorsport Sponsorship Activations and What We Can Learn from Them 

The Sponsorship Collective

Before you dive in, if you are interested in motorsport sponsorship, check out these titles in our “sponsorship for motorsport” series: Resource Page for Motorsport Sponsorship Companies Who Sponsor Motorsport: From NASCAR to Motocross and Everything in Between How to Write a Motorsport Sponsorship Proposal Companies who Sponsor Motorsport When it comes to motorsport sponsorship […]

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3 Top Learning Strategies You Need To Change The World

Bloomerang

Today I’d like to address something practical: How we learn. Why am I bothering with this? What does it have to do with fundraising and nonprofits? Actually, it has to do with everything. If you don’t learn new things, you slowly wither. And with today’s rapid pace of change, confident learning has become critical to adapting, adopting, and feeling connected to the world we inhabit.

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6 Tactics for Successful Grant Management in 2024

NonProfit PRO

Managing grants can be daunting for organizations due to several factors, such as high turnover, errors in expenses, outdated technology, and compliance with state and federal regulations. How can nonprofits ensure they are managing their grant programs effectively? The answer can be found in these six simple strategies.

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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.

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SCOUT QUEST WEBINAR: What’s next for our data co-op

M+R

Read time: 3 minutes This spring, we’re cooking up some exciting new updates for Scout Quest — M+R’s data co-op — and I hope you’ll join me at an upcoming webinar on Thursday, March 7 from 4–5pm ET to learn about those updates. But let’s back up for a sec — what is Scout Quest? It’s a different kind of data co-op! Participating organizations share their supporter email, action, donation, deliverability, engagement, and fundraising behavior.

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Funding available for internet projects in Canada: Apply now

Charity Village

Are you working in the nonprofit sector and concerned about the digital divide in Canada? Would funding for an internet project benefit your community? CIRA Net Good Grants is accepting applications until April 10, 2024, at 2 p.m. ET. More than $1,000,000 in funding is available! What is the digital divide? In today’s world, fast, […] The post Funding available for internet projects in Canada: Apply now appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Using Segmentation To Boost Engagement In Email Campaigns

Bloomerang

As fundraisers, we strive to create meaningful impact and cultivate lasting relationships with supporters, donors, and the communities we serve. You’re probably used to your familiar circle of donors who consistently support your cause, and you often reach out to them personally. But as your donor base grows and your organization becomes more well-known in the community, sustaining this level of personal interaction becomes a challenge.

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Register Now! Beyond the Ledger: Nonprofit Finance Summit

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit leaders are invited to Beyond the Ledger: Nonprofit Finance Summit, a free virtual event on March 13. Earn free CPE credit, network with other finance leaders and get inspiration to optimize strategic planning, reporting, grant management and accounting operations.

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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.