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7 Ways the Next Generation of Giving Will Look Dramatically Different

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits are poised now more than ever to embrace a new way of interacting with donors that will help them establish a donor base that is truly engaged. Here are seven ways we can expect to see the next generation of giving change.

5 Tips to Craft Your Nonprofit’s Year-End Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit does incredible, life-changing work. Your year-end fundraising campaigns should show your donors what you’ve accomplished together over the past year, and invite them to give toward an even brighter future.

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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission and a willingness to act on it.

Libraries and Museums Now Eligible for All Microsoft Nonprofit Offers

TechSoup

We are very excited to share Microsoft's announcement that libraries and museums are now eligible for all Microsoft nonprofit offers. This includes access to Microsoft nonprofit donations and discounts on both desktop and cloud solutions. Libraries

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.

5 Governance Tips for Nonprofit Directors

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit directors play a vital role in making sure a nonprofit’s governance structure is functioning and healthy. Here are five tips for contributing to a healthy governance structure. Board Executive Issues Directors executive issues Nonprofit directors

3 Reasons to Invest in Nonprofit Fundraising Tech Integration – Even During a Recession

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Brian Greenwald , Nonprofit Superfan at Generate_Impact – a technology services company focused solely on celebrating and serving humanitarian, social impact and sustainability organizations and causes.

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Enhancing Student Success Across Campus with Western Michigan University + Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Western Michigan University (WMU) is a large, public research-intensive university that has been helping students reach their potential through a pursuit of purpose since 1903. Around 20K students find that purpose each year across a range of undergraduate and graduate programs at WMU.

Make Your Best Impact as a Nonprofit Board Member

NonProfit PRO

Combining your business acumen and passion for a cause can come together in a fulfilling way as a nonprofit board member. Understanding the responsibilities incumbent on being a board member before you join will make you ready for impact on day one. Board Board member

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How to create donor segments for your year-end campaign

DonorPerfect

Charitable giving is often deeply personal, and it’s likely each of your supporters has a unique and special motivation for giving. While it would be nice to be able to handcraft a personalized appeal for each of your donors, it simply isn’t realistic!

Fall 2022 Fundraising Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

TechSoup

Now that we're well into the final quarter of 2022, many nonprofit fundraisers are working to find a fundraising strategy that is flexible enough to respond to COVID and its newest variants while also drawing in donors who are feeling some major Zoom fatigue.

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Disaster Relief Fundraising: Critical Tools for Donations + Examples

Donorbox Nonprofit

When disaster strikes – whether natural events, global pandemics, or any other number of emergencies – so, too, can extreme devastation. The world’s nonprofits are the true heroes of these catastrophic situations, stepping in and stepping up, especially when support is needed most.

Stand Together Foundation Launches $30M Initiative to Help Nonprofits Dealing with Poverty

NonProfit PRO

Stand Together Foundation, an organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming communities, announced an up to $30 million initiative to support 100 nonprofits fighting poverty to accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about addressing poverty and social barriers.

How to set ambitious and attainable year-end fundraising goals

DonorPerfect

It might be too early to start dreaming about twinkly lights, hot cocoa, and warm, fuzzy socks – but it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about your year-end fundraising plan!

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Food Bank For New York City: Working to End Hunger since 1983

DipJar

Hunger-relief organizations are among the most supported types of nonprofits using DipJar.

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.

Level Up your Fundraising with Bloomerang Mobile

Bloomerang

The post Level Up your Fundraising with Bloomerang Mobile appeared first on Bloomerang. Bloomerang Academy fundraising trends

10 Things I Learned From 30 Years in Sustainer Giving, Part 2

NonProfit PRO

In a previous article, I shared the first two things I learned during my 30 years of working on sustainer programs. Most of this is not rocket science, but it’s important to keep in mind when you’re looking to grow or retain your sustainers. Here are my next two lessons.

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The Complete Giving Tuesday Toolkit 2022 For Nonprofits

Donorbox

Starting in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a day of giving back to nonprofits within the community, either monetarily or by taking action in support of the nonprofit’s mission. It’s grown from a simple concept to a global celebratory day of the year, with millions taking part.

Five reasons you need text-to-give technology at your association

Nimble AMS

As an association looking to provide the best member experience, it’s vital to offer a mobile-friendly option. Pew Research Center reports that 97% of Americans now own a cell phone, with 80% of respondents texting.

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.

How Do Nonprofits Get Startup Grants – All You Should Know

Donorbox Nonprofit

New nonprofits need enough startup funding to cover registration, incorporation fees, and other abrupt costs appearing in the beginning. So, how do nonprofits get funding to start?

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Find Time to Vacation Before Year-End

NonProfit PRO

The nonprofit sector sucks at vacationing plus resting on vacation. Nonprofit employees come to work exhausted, but need to do a better job of taking care of themselves. When employees are not at their best, their performance suffers. Staffing & Human Resources Family vacation Vacation Year-End

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How To Design A Giving Tuesday Landing Page That Drives Donations

Donorbox

Building and marketing a campaign that would attract donors might sound simple in theory, but the execution is the most challenging part. As the market trends evolve, it’s becoming more challenging to find the right way to execute a successful non-profit campaign.

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Four ways to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month at your association

Nimble AMS

October: ‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice lattes, hikes in a colorful forest, and all things cozy.

Participatory Grantmaking: I’m in! Now what?

sgEngage

You’ve read about participatory grantmaking—and maybe even heard about other organizations using this model to distribute control of their funding strategy and grants decisions to the communities they serve.

Our Mission Is You, so You Can Get Back to Your Mission

NonProfit PRO

We’ve been seeding social good for more than three decades, building a community of experienced, talented, and passionate people who serve as nonprofit consultants

Grantmaking in the 2020s: Giving Collectively, with Trust

Blue Avocado

Collective giving, such as Impact100 Philadelphia, is focused on helping nonprofits address true needs in the community by giving unrestricted (and sometimes unsolicited) grants. The post Grantmaking in the 2020s: Giving Collectively, with Trust appeared first on Blue Avocado.

Refreshing your peer-to-peer fundraising strategy

Candid

As a nonprofit fundraising professional, you’re continually looking for new ways to maximize fundraising for your mission, expand your organization’s network, and bring in new supporters.

Create an organizing structure for your brand to strengthen communications

Big Duck

The post Create an organizing structure for your brand to strengthen communications appeared first on Big Duck

Create Brand Loyalty and New Revenue for Your Nonprofit with an Online Branded Merchandise Store

NonProfit PRO

During the previous recession, 25% of income to charities came from product sales. With merchandise, nonprofits can provide supporters with a tangible product, building an ongoing relationship and making the most of opportunities to spread the word about a cause.

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How nonprofits can better ally with Indigenous organizations

Charity Village

Considering that The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was established over 14 years ago, why has the sector failed to take a more meaningful role in an area where its support could make a real difference?

Nonprofit Brand Development: 4 Best Practices

The Killoe Group

The post Nonprofit Brand Development: 4 Best Practices appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Branding

It’s Not as Scary as You Think: 10 Easy Steps to Launch a Planned Giving Program for Your Nonprofit

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: Planned giving is a fundraising term that is daunting to many in nonprofits due to a mistaken belief that it takes too much time. While nonprofits already spend a lot of time communicating with donors, breakdowns happen with other critical roles in the donation process, such as professional advisors. The […]. The post It’s Not as Scary as You Think: 10 Easy Steps to Launch a Planned Giving Program for Your Nonprofit appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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Pledge Launches World’s First Initiative to Eliminate Credit Card Fees

NonProfit PRO

Pledge becomes the first charitable platform to cover credit card fees for donations up to $1,000 per donation through its "Free the Fees' initiative. News/Stats/Studies Credit card Donations Fees Initiative Pledge

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Get ready for GivingTuesday with a cohesive digital campaign 

Candid

You’ve probably been bombarded lately by expert advice on what to do for GivingTuesday campaign. I know I have. There’s a lot of pressure to get ready for this one day, and it can feel overwhelming. But, there is a way to simplify this. By filling out your Candid nonprofit profile on GuideStar, you can ensure your digital presence is up to date and prioritize creating content to share on GivingTuesday. Update your nonprofit profile on Candid’s GuideStar.