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The Bright Side of Disruption—.orgCommunity’s 2021 Initiatives

.orgSource

The challenges of 2021 also brought opportunities to learn, grow, and shift perspective.orgCommunity’s goal is to advance this bright side of disruption.

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[DATA] 9 Popular Digital Fundraising Tools and How They Performed in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

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9 Nonprofit Website Trends for 2022

TechSoup

With a rapidly changing industry, nonprofit marketers and organizations have needed to become more effective and efficient in their strategy and implementation.

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Did you miss the day fundraising took a vow of poverty?

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraisers – and fundraising – need to be funded. The pandemic has caused an interesting shake-up: many employers are struggling to find or keep employees.

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.

Here’s Why Blended Asks Should Be A Strategy In Your Fundraising Toolbox

Bloomerang

Do you think a donor wants to be asked for a capital gift in April, a bequest gift in July, and an annual gift in November – all in the same calendar year? No, they don’t. That kind of asking pattern can feel like “nickel and diming” to donors, which is why blended asks are so important. .

How to Transform GivingTuesday & Year-End Donors into Monthly Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The end of the year is easily one of the busiest periods for nonprofits. With both GivingTuesday in November and year-end donations in December, it’s also a great time for nonprofits to gain new donors. In fact, GivingTuesday is one of the biggest days of giving annually.

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Why 2022 is the year to get started with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics for your association

Nimble AMS

Modern technology now makes it easy for associations to put predictive analytics and AI to work for their organization. . Read on to learn more about why now is the time to get going with AI and predictive analytics.

RESULTS: An Acronym For Nonprofit Success

Bloomerang

An acronym is a much beloved tool of English teachers and PowerPoint presenters all over the world. They cancel down core ideas and are remarkably useful aids to recall advice.

End-of-Year Fundraising Tasks Summarized & Simplified

DonorPerfect

Nonprofits, have no fear. Your End-of-Year cheat sheet is here. Whether you want to simplify your end-of-year fundraising tasks this year or next, this guide is meant to help you organize now, and mobilize when the New Year comes.

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Cloud for Good Year in Review: 2021

Cloud 4 Good

When Founder and CEO Tal Frankfurt first established Cloud for Good in 2010, he planted the seeds for what would soon grow into one of the most impactful, transformative organizations in the Salesforce ecosystem and crafted a company culture that unites Goodies in their connected pursuit of positive change through technology.

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.

DipJar Helps Nonprofits Raise Millions in 2021

DipJar

DipJar Helps Nonprofits Raise Millions in 2021. Eighty-eight percent increase in year-over-year fundraising using DipJars at in-person events and on-site appeals .

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5 Things You Should Talk About In Your Nonprofit’s Board Orientation

Bloomerang

Have you recently recruited a new board member? If so, congratulations! That’s amazing news for you and your nonprofit. However, recruitment is only one part of building an effective board. So, what do you do once you recruit them?

The 10 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2021

sgEngage

Cue the fireworks–the year is coming to an end we can look forward to a fresh start in 2022! Let’s reflect on this year’s most popular sgENGAGE articles.

Our Most-Watched Webinars of 2021

Forum One

We shared our most-read blogs from 2021 earlier this week, and now we’re sharing our most-watched webinars from the year. As you look forward to 2022, you can watch or listen to a few of our webinars that our community enjoyed the most. Website Modernization: Migrating to Digital Government Services.

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 Nonprofits Need to Know About SEO

Elevation

Nonprofits achieve their objectives by collaborating with strategic partners and pooling resources from donors. Even though their goal is the collective good, they have to compete with other organizations in the crowded web space. SEO for Nonprofits

Salesforce.org CEO Rob Acker’s Year-End Reflections

Saleforce Nonprofit

As 2021 draws to a close, one word comes to mind: gratitude. Yes, it has been a year of challenge and change. But at Salesforce.org, every day we work to create change in the world — to help overcome challenges and improve people’s lives everywhere.

Tips for Using a Peer-to-Peer Platform and Facebook Together

sgEngage

That’s a wrap! As another challenging year comes to a close and your end of year fundraising winds up, how did your peer-to-peer strategy perform? Did you hit or miss the mark in 2021? Maybe your nonprofit is still redefining their goals in light of changing social and professional environments.

Our Most Popular Blogs of 2021

Forum One

As we say goodbye to 2021 and look ahead to 2022, we are reflecting on our work in the last year. Thinking about our clients’ biggest challenges and successes, we take a look at what our readers have found to be our most helpful blogs of 2021.

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Your Logo is a Spark, Not the Flame

Top Nonprofits

Remember these six words: Your logo is not your story. If you Google “nonprofit logos,” you’ll see some common themes. Hands. Globes. Holding hands around a globe. Hearts. I get how this happened.

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Are Multistep or Single-Step Donation Forms Better for Nonprofits?

Qgiv

You’re undoubtedly familiar with donation forms for nonprofits. But they’re only one kind of form nonprofits use on their websites. In addition to raising money online , nonprofits use forms to build email lists, to recruit new volunteers, to onboard clients, and in lots of other applications.

Top Fundraising Articles of 2021

Get Fully Funded

It’s been a long year in so many ways, but before it’s done, let’s take a look at the top fundraising articles of the year. These fundraising articles have been popular ones that our readers have loved and I wanted to gather them together for you in case you missed any of them earlier this year.

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Weekly update from PND

Candid

A weekly update with the latest news from PND. Austin Russell creates $70 million fund at Central Florida Foundation. December 30, 2021.

4 Foundational Tips for a Sure-Fire Fundraising Strategy in 2022

Top Nonprofits

Remember, each passing year is another chance to improve. Imagine what your organization could accomplish in 2022 if you began each initiative with streamlined donor records, an arsenal of canned reports to track key metrics, and a solid plan to prioritize each donor segment individually.

Bright Idea: Partner with Local Businesses for Fundraising Initiatives

Qgiv

Who they are: The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas unites their community to create opportunity and access for all North Texans to thrive, challenging the systemic barriers associated with race.

Three Unassuming Twenty Hats Posts that Volunteer Managers Need to Read

Twenty Hats

Browse through the Twenty Hats archives and you’ll find plenty of actionable ideas. After eight years and 164 posts (including some awesome guest posts), the time has come to wrap up the Twenty Hats blog. Needless to say, this was a tough decision.

Nonprofit Data Could Be The Missing Piece In Your CSR Strategy

Global Giving

As corporations become more global, their employees and customers are asking them to engage more with nonprofits in their communities. Remote work is creating more widespread workforces, and employees want to support new places.

How to Confidently Make the “Ask” (Even if You Hate Fundraising)

Top Nonprofits

How to Confidently Make the “Ask” (Even if You Hate Fundraising). What if you knew the steps to pivot off the spin-cycle of small gifts and start securing larger donations on a regular basis?

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How to Write a Volunteer Thank You Letter (+ Template)

Donorbox

Volunteers are a vital part of every nonprofit, regardless of their size. Many organizations spend the same amount of time looking for and training volunteers as they do their staff.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2022

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Having a mentor is one of the best things you can do to advance your career as a leader. So, decide today to secure a mentor who will work with you during 2022. Make that one of your New Year’s resolutions.

How Do Training Platforms For Employees Affect Company Culture?

Gyrus

Employees training platforms is the need of every company as constant upskilling is the only way to stride ahead. To yield better results in training programs, implement the top LMS platforms

Set the Tone for the Ask with a Great Discovery Call.

Donor Search

Your FIRST conversation with a prospective donor (a.k.a. the discovery call) is the most important one. It’s your first chance to tell a motivating story about the work of your organization and learn about the prospect’s passions and goals.

The Essential Guide to Organizing a Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser

Donorbox

Walk-a-thons, also known as walking marathons are extremely popular events to promote a cause or fundraise for it. People participating in walkathons usually walk along a long, predetermined distance to help and support their favorite cause.

Leadership Lessons From The Book TouchPoints

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite parts of Douglas Conant 's and Mette Norgaard 's book, TouchPoints , are these lessons for leaders: You need to have dual vision. You need to be able to address the most pressing need and do it in a way that makes your employees more capable and ready to take on the next issue.

How Does Online Training Software Drives Employee Productivity?

Gyrus

Online training software is the need of every professional space. It drives employee productivity in the most proactive way and makes the work of the companies a lot easier. Read the blog to know more