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Integrated Planning Keeps the Glass Half-Full

.orgSource

In June, I thought the dust was settling. Now, with the onslaught of virulent Delta, not so much. We are still in the grip of disruption. The change seems to be that people are learning to cope. There is a shift from reactive to more deliberate approaches.

How to Subsidize Your Filming with Conference Recaps

Association TV

If you have an annual event approaching, you might be wondering where to allocate your filming budget. Video Events Monetization & Revenue Education Online Platforms

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How a Community of Long-Term Monthly Donors Make a Long-Term Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Mor­ée Lambeth , Lead Content Creator + Writer, Water.org.

Review of ASAE 2021 Annual Meeting Hybrid Pop-Up in D.C.

The MatrixFiles

I attended the Virtual ASAE Annual Meeting last week. Unlike other virtual meetings I’ve attended recently, this one had a hybrid pop-up strategy. 10 cities hosted half-day in person events. I got to attend the DC pop-up on Monday, August 16. How did it work and was it successful? Here’s my review.

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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.

The Mechanics of Innovation

.orgSource

Mike Moss isn’t a mechanic, but he and his team spent the last year tinkering in a garage. They weren’t taking engines apart and rebuilding them. But the work they did paid off big time. Moss is president of the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).

Understanding the Compliance Risk Priorities of Businesses in 2021

360 Factors

The biggest institutions and organizations in the country have always been pioneers in managing risk and compliance. While their needs may sometimes differ from smaller businesses, their insights and analysis can guide the industry.

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How to Turn Your Association’s Analytics into Action

Association Analytics

The post How to Turn Your Association’s Analytics into Action appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Community Data Adoption Data Governance Data Quality Events Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technolog

4 Ways To Engage Members With Interactive Virtual Events

Cadmium CD

4 Ways To Engage Members With Interactive Virtual Events In the past year, virtual events have risen in popularity, partly due to the availability of technology but largely because a global pandemic made them necessary.

Solving the Biggest Challenges in Risk and Compliance

360 Factors

Many current risks and compliance management challenges have emerged due to the chaotic global happenings in 2020 and 2021. However, there are also significant structural issues many organizations are grappling with when it comes to risk and compliance, issues that need permanent solutions.

Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Adopting a Culture of Philanthropy

Bloomerang

This post on adopting a culture of philanthropy is part six in a six-part series. Read part one , part two , part three , part four , and part five. . In part one of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: .

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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.

Candid names Ann Mei Chang as new CEO

Candid

Trailblazer chosen to guide the country’s most comprehensive source of data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants. Candid’s board of trustees today announced the selection of Ann Mei Chang as the organization’s new chief executive officer.

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Top 10 Social Media Tools for Your Nonprofit Communication

NonProfit PRO

Let's review some of the best social media tools you should consider for your nonprofit to help you focus on your donors and prospects, and alleviate much of the stress in making sure you're doing well on social media. Social Media

Intelligent Issue Management

360 Factors

Risk and compliance management systems must be capable of identifying, investigating, and resolving risk and compliance issues. Enabling intelligent problem management should be a primary objective of any risk and compliance technology implementation.

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[VIDEO] How to Talk about Legacy Giving Without Seeming Creepy

Bloomerang

Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE will explain how fundraisers can persuade ‘powers that be’ that they should actively promote legacy giving, even (especially) now. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Claire, I got 4:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started? Claire: Absolutely.

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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.

Building a Donation Funnel Using Your Organization's Website

TechSoup

A donation funnel is the journey a user, or potential supporter, takes through your website with the end goal of making a donation. We refer to this as a funnel because we start with the largest group of users and slowly narrow down to those people who are qualified to reach the final goal.

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How to Write Fundraising Emails That Get Results

Get Fully Funded

Email is a powerful marketing tool, but to get results you need to learn how to write fundraising emails that connect emotionally and inspire people to give. That means you can’t throw just anything in an email, push “send,” and expect thousands of dollars to pour in.

Enhancing Third Party Risk and Compliance Management

360 Factors

As mid-sized banks and financial institutions grapple with expansion, increased outsourcing, and regulatory operational and financial requirements. It is more critical than ever for the organization to take a strategic approach to risk reduction and management.

5 Things To Do This Summer To Be Ready For Fall Fundraising

Bloomerang

For many of us, summer is a slower time for donations , and sometimes even our operations. With family vacations and so much going on during the summer with kids being out of school, we—just like our donors—are out of our regular schedules.

NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs

Association Analytics

The post NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Are donors the problem with fundraising?

Hands on Fundraising

Are donors really the problem with fundraising? There is a concept being talked about in some fundraising circles – “donor dominance”. The idea is that some donors behave badly (true enough) and because of that, all donors must be… I’m not really sure. Educated? Chastised?

How To Use Healthy Data for Effective Year-End Appeals

NonProfit PRO

Even during the pandemic, the Blackbaud Institute’s "Charitable Giving Report" confirmed that the fourth quarter continued to dominate the year for charitable giving, representing 36% of giving in 2020. This statistic holds strong from year-to-year, so taking advantage of the season is essential

[ASK AN EXPERT] Do You Have To Ask For Feedback In Person?

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 whether or not you have to ask for donor feedback in person. .

AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences

Association Analytics

The post AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

In conversation: Using data to deepen understanding

Candid

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is making a bold and public move to use Candid’s GuideStar profile and demographic survey to track data from grant applicants and recipients.

Relationship Building in Sponsorship 

The Sponsorship Collective

There’s a misconception among sponsorship seekers that you have to build a relationship with your sponsors to increase the chances of working with them again. And while I agree that sponsor relationships are important, they’re maybe not quite as important as you’d think.

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Hiring a Fundraising Coach

Bloomerang

If you’re looking to raise more money this year, you might want to consider hiring a fundraising coach. . Why would you need a coach? Well, for starters, too many fundraisers are left out to dry. They have to figure out how to engage with donors with limited time and few resources.

NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs

Association Analytics

The post NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Mentorship Is a Two-Way Street

NonProfit PRO

Mentorship is a two-way street. It should be a give-and-take process. Be both a mentee and mentor over time. Receive advice and guidance from those who have already been where you plan to go. Over time, be prepared to give your knowledge and experience to others by paying it forward.

$16M Raised. 2M Dips.

DipJar

We’re excited to announce that nonprofit organizations have collectively raised $16 million using DipJar! The idea for the first DipJar came from founder Ryder Kessler in 2008 as a way to tip coffee shop baristas. And man, how it has grown since then!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Throwing a Fundraising Auction: 5 Tips for Organization and Execution

Bloomerang

This is part two in a two-part series. Read part one. . So, you’ve started the exciting process of procuring items for your fundraising auction. Now what? In this blog post, I’m giving you practical tips and tools for staying organized as you store the items and prepare for your event.

AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences

Association Analytics

The post AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

What Can Marketing Cloud Do for Education?

Cloud 4 Good

Often campuses come to Cloud for Good with their data spread out across various systems, departments, and sometimes even spreadsheets. Because of this, they lack a true 360-view of their students, alumni, faculty, staff, and where an individual might be in the campus’s lifecycle.

How to Manage Volunteers Effectively in 2021

Volunteer Hub

Effectively managing volunteers starts with a vision, the creation of a plan, and the execution of a strategic process to reach targeted goals.

Getting Forward to Normal: The Road Ahead for Museums and Cultural Institutions

NonProfit PRO

Few museums and cultural institutions have found fundraising innovation to be enough in these challenging times, but there are some innovations from the space worth sharing in the hopes of helping many of these venerable and venerated institutions pull through.