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5 Community-Building Tactics to Boost Donor Acquisition

NonProfit PRO

Use these cost-effective community-building tactics to boost donor acquisition and make new donors feel at home in your organization.

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The Biggest Branding Mistakes Nonprofits Make: 3 Essential Fixes

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Lyn Chamberlin , founder of LC Leadership – a strategic brand development consultancy. Branding can make or break a nonprofit, yet many organizations struggle to communicate their value effectively. Despite meaningful and transformative missions, nonprofits often fall into common branding traps. Small and medium-sized nonprofits, in particular, often lack the resources and expertise to craft compelling narratives, engage supporters, and clearly define the problems they address.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] Do I Really Have To Worry About AI?

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 small nonprofits should approach using artificial intelligence (AI): Dear Charity Clairity, Everyone is talking about AI, so I fear I can’t ignore it.

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6 Stats to Diversify Revenue Streams

NonProfit PRO

Free Infographic to 6 Stats to Diversify Revenue Streams Data shows that organizations with diverse revenue streams tend to be more resilient to economic change.

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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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10 Threads & X Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the ninth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you! Related Webinar: Social Media Strategy for Nonprofits Related Certificate Program: Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising Threads Nonprofit Tech for Good launched in 2005 as a Myspace page.

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Transforming Data Cleanup into a Strategic Opportunity

The MatrixFiles

We work with a lot of associations, databases, and data. Unlike a fine wine, data does not get better with age. It ages rather poorly, in fact , like a loaf of bread. One moment it seems fine, and the next moment it is in the trash. While a handful of organizations are truly not connecting the dots (I had one staff person tell me, years ago, ‘Why should I care if there is a 75% bounce rate on our newsletter?

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Postal Regulatory Commission Cautions USPS Against Pushing Price Hikes to Maximum Levels

NonProfit PRO

The U.S. Postal Service’s price hike will move forward, but the Postal Regulatory Commission expressed concerns over rapid increases.

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The Ultimate Nonprofit Guide to Digital Marketing

Wild Apricot

Digital marketing if key for your nonprofit to get others to hear about your mission and goals. In this guide you'll learn everything A-Z about nonprofit digital marketing strategies and how to build your own.

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Stay cool with the Salesforce Summer ‘24 release highlights

Nimble AMS

The weather is starting to heat up across the US! If you’re anything like us, you’re making plans to stay cool this summer with an exciting vacation or trip to the beach. Want something else to look forward to this summer? The Salesforce Summer ‘24 product release promises to offer increased efficiency and streamlined processes for your association.

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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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Transforming Data Cleanup into a Strategic Opportunity

The MatrixFiles

We work with a lot of associations, databases, and data. Unlike a fine wine, data does not get better with age. It ages rather poorly, in fact , like a loaf of bread. One moment it seems fine, and the next moment it is in the trash. While a handful of organizations are truly not connecting the dots (I had one staff person tell me, years ago, ‘Why should I care if there is a 75% bounce rate on our newsletter?

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2024 Nonprofit Trends Report

NonProfit PRO

The Community Brands Nonprofit Solutions 2024 Research Study shows successful, forward-thinking nonprofits are leading the change to improve and innovate. While organizations have many challenges to overcome, they are determined to capitalize on new opportunities and find unique ways to reach the communities they serve and achieve their missions. We surveyed 1,000 senior nonprofit leaders on topics like technology usage, sustainability, fundraising, automation, cloud technology, and more to unde

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2024 Cause Calendar: Events & Campaigns to Watch For | FrontStream

frontstream

As we enter the second half of 2024, there are many important events and campaigns to keep an eye on. If you’re a nonprofit planning a fundraising event , you're surely scouring your calendar for the perfect dates that align with the message of your cause and, in turn, ensure higher supporter turnout. Our cause calendar list is designed to help; it provides a series of days dedicated to different causes and is broken down by months and cause categories.

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Beat the heat with Nimble AMS Summer ‘24 release

Nimble AMS

It’s almost summertime, and that means two things—the weather is heating up fast, and our Nimble AMS Summer ‘24 product release is making waves! Beat the heat this summer with exciting new advancements for your staff and members. Check out what Nimble AMS has in store for you this Summer ‘24! Nimble Intelligence According to Community Brands research, 55% of associations say investing in business intelligence and data analytics is a top priority.

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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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Participate in the 2024 Alberta Nonprofit Funding Survey

Charity Village

CCVO is conducting the 2024 Alberta Nonprofit Funding Survey, which will help communicate nonprofit priorities to funders, governments and other stakeholders. Anyone who works in the nonprofit sector, in a paid or even unpaid position, and has an understanding of their organization’s daily operations is invited to participate in the survey. Individuals will be asked […] The post Participate in the 2024 Alberta Nonprofit Funding Survey appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Study Finds P2P Walk/Run Programs Struggling With Staffing, Facebook Fundraiser Declines

NonProfit PRO

A study by Nuclavis found that peer-to-peer fundraising programs are struggling to activate fundraisers and retain past participants in 2024.

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Volunteer Interview Questions to Use at Your Next Interview

Wild Apricot

Interviewing potential volunteers is key to a successful volunteering program. Use these questions to guide your next volunteer interview and help you select the right person for the job.

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Building connections with funders as Black nonprofit leaders 

Candid

Research has shown that Black nonprofit leaders face unique challenges , particularly in securing adequate funding for their organizations. A study by Candid found that nonprofits with Black CEOs are more likely to have smaller revenues than those with white CEOs. Similarly, Cause Effective’s study Money, Power and Race: The Lived Experience of Fundraisers of Color sheds light on the systemic issues Black individuals encounter in fundraising.

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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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PAVRO: Connecting leadership and learning

Charity Village

Ontario’s nonprofit sector is a significant job creator, a strong enabler of volunteer engagement, and a critical program and service delivery partner to the government. Employing over 844,000 workers[1] in Ontario and contributing $65 billion to the economy, Ontario’s nonprofit sector has never been more critical for Ontarians. Integral to the success of the entire […] The post PAVRO: Connecting leadership and learning appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Nonprofit Salaries See Marginal Movement in 2023

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit salaries remained relatively stagnant from 2022 to 2023, according to the “2024 AFP Compensation and Benefits Report.

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Six Business And Leadership Principles From Payam Zamani

Eric Jacobsen Blog

At age 16, Payman Zamani fled Iran and made his way to America as a refugee. At 28, he secured a billion-dollar IPO. Today, he is redefining what it means to be an entrepreneur and business leader. In his new book , Crossing the Desert: The Power Of Embracing Life's Difficult Journeys , Zamani tells his harrowing journey and gives readers an intimate look at how the paths we choose, the values we embrace, and the systems we decide to participate in (or not) can make or break us, not only financi

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Announcing Candid insights: The ‘big picture’ on the nonprofit sector 

Candid

Candid is doubling down to expand the ways we provide the information you need to do good—from a trusted source, all in one place. Today, we’re launching Candid insights—our unique perspective on trends to watch, tips for efficiency and impact, and data-driven, expert takes from both Candid’s team and across our sector. Whether you’re a nonprofit staffer, program officer, researcher, donor, or volunteer, we’ll offer quality information to help you deliver on your mission.

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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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Grant writing in a digital age: Leveraging technology for better proposals

Charity Village

Grant writing has always been challenging, but has become easier over the years thanks to modern technology. With tools at our disposal to improve our time and task management, research capabilities, and access to information at the click of a button, grant writing has become both more accessible and more competitive. In this article, I’ll […] The post Grant writing in a digital age: Leveraging technology for better proposals appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Fiscal Sponsorships: A Growing Trend in the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit PRO

Creating a charitable organization is expensive. Fiscal sponsors are an excellent way to grow an American charity beyond its local base.

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How to Enhance a Multichannel Marketing Strategy with Texts

sgEngage

Most nonprofits and educational institutions use a multichannel marketing strategy to engage supporters. After all, some donors may have specific channels they prefer, while others may want to interact with you in as many ways as possible. Email, social media, and direct mail are all nonprofit staples—but don’t stop there. Text messages present an impactful opportunity to enhance your marketing strategy and connect with supporters quickly and personally.

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Cookie Deprecation: 1 Thing You Need To Do, and 3 Things You Need To Think About

M+R

Read time: 8 minutes tl;dr Everyone is talking about cookie deprecation — but what do nonprofits need to do about it right now? Join us on June 26th for a webinar about what you (yes, you!) need to do before this year-end. For a preview of what we’ll be discussing, read on… Back up. What are third-party cookies, and what’s happening to them? Third-party cookies are the core technology that allows media companies and advertisers to follow people around the internet.

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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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Applications are now open for the first Women Veterans Council

Charity Village

Veterans Affairs Canada invites women to apply for the first-ever Women Veterans Council. The Council will provide insight into specific initiatives and priority areas from their unique points of view and lived experiences on all matters of importance to women (still-serving and Veterans). The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister […] The post Applications are now open for the first Women Veterans Council appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Duke Energy Foundation to Award $700,000 in Natural Disaster Preparedness Grants

NonProfit PRO

The Duke Energy Foundation is accepting grant applications to help support natural disaster resiliency in North Carolina communities.

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Revolutionize Nonprofit Fundraising with Workflow Automation; plus 8 tasks to automate

DonorDock

Discover how fundraising automation can revolutionize your nonprofit, boosting efficiency and deepening donor relationships. Click to learn more!