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How to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s Cultural Competencies

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits are staffed by incredibly competent and dedicated people — experts who understand their work backward and forward, whether it be housing the homeless, feeding the hungry, or supporting these programs through effective fundraising and building sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.

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6 Ways to Make Giving Easier With Embedded Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allan Torres , Digital Marketing Specialist at Classy – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Every visitor of your nonprofit website is a potential donor. According to Classy, nonprofits that use an embedded checkout form during the year-end giving season experience a 28% increase in revenue per website visitor.

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Association 4.0—A Playbook for Success

.orgSource

Every great team needs a playbook—a blueprint that outlines the rules you live by and your strategies for peak performance. At.orgSource we call that collection of wisdom our Association 4.0 framework. It is the product of ongoing research to prepare our clients for success in digital markets. Many of the characteristics we identified are […].

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Unlock the Power of Maps to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising

The Fundraising Authority

Uncover the Benefits of Maps for Nonprofit Fundraising. You’ve heard that the power of storytelling is essential when it comes to educating people about your cause and converting people into supporters. It is often much more effective to use as few words as possible and let images tell the stories for us. When we use images that are based on real data and facts, our story, and more importantly – our conclusions – become self-evident.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - SVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention. Join us for this data-driven session with two thought leaders in the nonprofit sector, Andrew Olsen and Kat Landa, for the tools to tackle and reverse the cu

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What to Do About Ignorance in Major Gifts

NonProfit PRO

Major gifts fundraising is generally misunderstood. There is more to it than the art of asking. So, if you are facing ignorance in your nonprofit, here are some ways you can educate your fellow team members on the role.

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6 Annual reports to inspire your organization

EveryAction

Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life. They’re a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but what makes an annual report effective? It helps if they’re easy to understand, shareable, and engaging across a broad audience. To save money, time, and effort while putting together your annual report, we’ve compiled nonprofit annual report examples to help give your organization inspiration and a comprehensive guide to get you started.

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CSAE 2022: Four big takeaways for your association

Nimble AMS

In late October, the Nimble AMS team attended CSAE 2022 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. During our time at the conference, we had the pleasure of celebrating the 60 years the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) has been a premier organization dedicated to member-based organizations and association professionals. Happy anniversary, CSAE! . The theme of CSAE 2022 was Reunite, and our team had the exciting opportunity to connect with our partners at 108ideaspace.

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How Inclusive Hiring Reaps Benefits for Employers, Employees With Disabilities

NonProfit PRO

It's no secret the labor market has gone from bad to worse. But there is one way to retain talented, willing, and committed employees: inclusive hiring. Take a look at these resources on how your organization can learn and act on inclusive hiring.

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Connecting Philadelphia nonprofits to crucial resources

Candid

The public library plays a central role in serving the dynamic needs of communities across the country, and is often the first place a person turns to for help. At the Free Library of Philadelphia , we are meeting those needs by offering services to Philadelphia’s nonprofit community. For nearly 50 years, we have been part of Candid’s Funding Information Network (FIN), providing access to nonprofit resources like Foundation Directory , free workshops, and expert staff.

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Nonprofit Software: 25+ Providers to Build Your Tech Stack

Wild Apricot

In the age of the internet, nonprofit success goes hand-in-hand with technology. Whether you’re building a smash website, updating your online member database or shining on social media, you’re going to want some tools to help you out.

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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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How to create an effective crowdfunding video

Charity Village

Why do people use images on their campaign pages? Because people pay more attention to visuals than just plain text, right? Although that is true, have you thought about using video instead? Not only can you tell a visual story and show gratitude to your donors by sharing videos of your project’s progress, but using a video can double your […].

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How to Find and Activate Non-Donors on Giving Tuesday

NonProfit PRO

I’ve seen two truths: People want to help those in need and be part of a movement. Giving Tuesday offers both opportunities in one day — Nov. 29 this year — which is why your organization should start planning a Giving Tuesday appeal now.

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Year-end fundraising strategy starts with stewardship (and a little wisdom from Ben Franklin)

DonorPerfect

Have you heard of the Ben Franklin Effect? In his autobiography, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.” It describes a psychological phenomenon that occurs when a person who has done you a favor actually likes Read More ». The post Year-end fundraising strategy starts with stewardship (and a little wisdom from Ben Franklin) appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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The Top 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Google Ad Grants

Wild Apricot

Did you know that nonprofits are eligible for a $10,000 monthly grant to spend on advertising space from Google? Through the Google Ad Grants program , Google strives to empower nonprofits to amplify their causes online and reach an audience searching.

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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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New members appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector

Charity Village

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue has announced the updated membership for the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (ACCS), a consultative forum for the Government of Canada to engage in meaningful dialogue with the charitable sector. New Co-Chair: Sheherazade Hirji, former Resident Representative, Aga Khan Development Network, Afghanistan, Bruce MacDonald, President & […].

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Meta to Match Recurring Donations Through Facebook for Giving Tuesday

NonProfit PRO

Meta announced a new promotion that will encourage users to donate monthly to nonprofits after unveiling new Facebook tools for recurring gifts. .

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Six Mindsets That Distinguish The Best Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The key takeaway from the new book, CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish The Best Leaders From The Rest , is the best CEOs think and act differently than the rest across each of six key CEO responsibilities , including: Setting the direction (vision, strategy, resource allocation) Aligning the organization (culture, organization design, talent) Mobilizing through leaders (composition, teamwork, operating rhythm) Engaging the board (relationships, capabilities, meetings) Connecting w

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Customize Your Nonprofit Marketing to Grow Your Donations

Tech Soup

What are the different messages and methods you use to reach your audience? With digital marketing expanding beyond email and into social media, SMS text messaging, events, and more, the answer to that question might be complex. Each of these platforms can support different types of messages, so how you reach out may depend on exactly what you're trying to communicate.

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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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Free CRA webinars: Topics range from benefits and credits to being scam smart

Charity Village

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is hosting a series of free webinars for Fall 2022 and Winter 2023. Register now to learn about the benefits and credits you could be eligible to receive, how to protect yourself against fraud, and other services and tools to help you file your taxes. Q&A will be held during the webinar […]. The post Free CRA webinars: Topics range from benefits and credits to being scam smart appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Positioning Your Nonprofit to Sustain Its Impact

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits should use a spending policy that provides stable support for constituents’ needs through various market cycles. Here is one methodology that can be used to determine what the best spending policy may be for your organization.

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Club Dues 101: Accepting and Managing Member Payments Online

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to collect club dues for your membership organization? You might have a lot of questions: What are club dues and why do they matter? Are club dues different from a membership fee? How much should we charge for our club dues? How do we.

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6 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit Website Ready to Boost Holiday Giving

Get Fully Funded

The holidays are coming soon and that means you need to be ready to make the most of it, starting with getting your nonprofit website spiffed up, donor friendly, and ready to receive donations. But, if you’re like most people, you haven’t looked at your website in a while. That’s a problem. You see, many donor prospects will check out your nonprofit online before they donate to see who you are, what you do, and how you make a difference.

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Lobbying for Nonprofits

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: Nonprofits are not advocating for the issues that concern their mission and are therefore missing out on an opportunity to have a bigger impact. The Context: Nonprofits steer clear of lobbying for many reasons having to do with knowledge, experience, and stigma. For example, many nonprofit leaders don’t know that […].

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Gamers are Givers: Using Charitable Games to Fundraise for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Given their omnipresence, it's exciting to consider how game companies can harness their immense reach and power to create community and social good, and how nonprofits can utilize games as platforms to fundraise and connect with small donors.

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How To Be A Compassionate Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Being human and doing what needs to be done are not mutually exclusive. In truth, doing hard things and making difficult decisions is often the most compassionate thing to do,” explain the authors of the timely and compelling new book, Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in a Human Way. Whether you are a seasoned leader or new in your leadership role, add this book to your list of must-read books to finish before the end of this year.

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5 Time-Saving Tips For Busy Nonprofit Professionals

CauseVox

How’s that project going? Well, it’s on the list. As a nonprofit professional, time is our most valuable resource, and it often feels like there’s not enough of it. Jereme Bivins of Good Dog Strategies says it well: . “When you’re working alone or as part of a small team, tasks big and small mount up fast. You start the week with a manageable laundry list of to-dos and priority projects and then suddenly they’re overtaken by one-off requests, delays, and sudden chan

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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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The Philanthropic Heart: How To Stop Trying To Get People To Care and Start Connecting to Your True Long-Term, Loyal Donors

Bloomerang

The post The Philanthropic Heart: How To Stop Trying To Get People To Care and Start Connecting to Your True Long-Term, Loyal Donors appeared first on Bloomerang.

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Smart, Sharp Tools For Quality Fundraising Data

NonProfit PRO

Make 2023 a year of growth and enhance your fundraising data with Melissa’s smart, sharp data quality tools! Learn how Melissa can help you verify global address and contact information to stay in touch with donors, create mailing lists to expand your outreach to the best possible supporters, and keep your funds secure with eIDV by downloading our new Solutions Catalog today!

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Forum One Wins 7 Davey Awards!

Forum One

We are excited to share that Forum One has been selected for 7 Davey Awards for our excellence in web design! The Davey Awards competition honors the achievements of the “Creative Davids” internationally who derive their strength from big ideas, not big budgets. The Davey Awards are sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts , a top-tier body of select professionals from the “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms.

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Leveraging the SDGs to Maximize Your Impact

sgEngage

When measuring your impact, you probably do so in relation to the specific needs of the community you serve, but you are also just one in a broader network of organizations working collectively to create a sustainable future for all. Each step you take to maximize your impact creates a ripple that carries through to create global change. Once you understand your part in this matrix of good, you can better tell your story and articulate your value in grant writing.

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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.