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Tribute to My Mentor

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In honor of Gerry Davis, April 2018 My mentor passed away earlier this month. I have had the benefit of numerous mentors over my long career, but Gerry Davis was The Mentor. We worked together for over 35 years, from the very beginnings of my Silicon Valley career. Gerry’s incredible advice guided me along my entire path, and so many crucial turning points went well because of Gerry’s invaluable insight and guidance.

Getting Advancement into Gear: A Conversation on Higher Education Charitable Giving Trends

Connection Cafe

Highlights of 2017 Charitable Giving Performance in Higher Education. As reflected in the recently released Charitable Giving Report Spotlight: How Fundraising Performed in the Higher Education Sector in 2017 , donors have responded to the calls for support in a resounding way.

13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

Twitter has been one of the major hubs of social networking , revolutionizing what was already a new and adapting Internet invention. The live nature of the website has provided unlimited potential for personal and commercial use alike.

Nonprofit Spring Cleaning: Getting Rid of Unwanted Clutter

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Ah, Spring. Finally, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, our allergies are resurging.

Which New Audiences? A Great Washington Post Article and its Implications about Age, Income, and Race

Museum 2.0

This weekend was thrilling for me. The Washington Post covered the MAH's transformation as part of an article about museums engaging new audiences. The whole second half of the article was dedicated to our work: Smaller museums can be especially scrappy in finding ways to connect with the community.

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How ERP Software Can Benefit Your Agency

Vertex Systems

Rehab agencies and the processes that run them are a lot more complicated than they were just 30 short years ago.

Healthcare Foundations: At the Crossroads of Communication

Connection Cafe

Nothing is as personal as the service of healthcare, and the choices we make for who will provide care for ourselves and our family are often rooted in trust. Trust, or the lack thereof, prior to a hospital experience can begin a chain reaction of how we perceive every step of care. Hospital marketing’s incessant and important task of promoting trust to the community is laden with uncontrollable dangers.

Announcing the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey is live through June 30 and available in five languages – ???????????? , English , français , português , and español. The results of the survey will be released on September 17 in the second edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Get More Repeat Donors: Do You Have Systems to Convert More New Donors?

John Haydon

With tremendous effort, you nailed your year-end campaign. You segmented your letter to eight different audiences. You hand-addressed the envelopes to your major donors. And you even made follow up phone calls to potential donors.

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48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

Every month I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. Here are all the webinars for May 2018

3 Tips for Successfully Managing Your Donor Data

Donor Search

It’s not an understatement to say that your donor data is the lifeblood of your fundraising efforts – it helps you keep track of who’s supporting you, their demographics, their giving patterns, and so much more. Successful fundraising in the digital age relies on managing your data to help you track donors and donations, perform… Guest Post

How To Be A Superboss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Superbosses embrace certain practices that good bosses don't, and they do even more of the productive things that good bosses do," says Syney Finkelstein , author of the book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

Everyaction

In this blog series, we'll be focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. First up, we're covering the Student Activities office - stay tuned to hear about Admissions, Alumni Engagement, and more!

How Could Your Nonprofit be More Donor Centric?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Juhi Sharma Digital Marketing Manager Give Central. When it comes to fundraising for nonprofits, donors are key. While reaching out to donors for funds, it is essential to treat them as partners.

Looking for Chapter Software? 7,000 Associations Use Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot Blog

Wild Apricot is the easiest way to manage your chapters and your membership. Find out what features make us the #1 option for chapters

Integrity In Management Means This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

5 Ways to Effectively Use Your CRM

Everyaction

A CRM is no different than any other tool that your nonprofit uses, in the sense that there is a difference between using it well enough to get by, and really getting the most bang for your buck.

Six reasons why co-creation makes SURGE a transformative event

SocialFish

Guest post by Arianna Rehak. Editor’s disclosure: I’m speaking at Surge with Susan Cato of ASPB and Garth Jordan of HFMA about digital transformation, and it will be awesome, so you should attend!!