Sat.May 11, 2024 - Fri.May 17, 2024

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5 Keys To Successful Executive Leadership Recruitment

The NonProfit Times

Recent studies have estimated that more than 75% of current nonprofit executives plan to retire from their positions during the next five to seven years. In addition, it is estimated that 10% of nonprofits expect to hire a new executive director. As a member of the Board of Directors of a nonprofit organization, hiring your new executive director will be the most important responsibility you are likely to assume.

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How to Engage Gen Z Talent at Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Generally, there is a dismal picture of Generation Z in the workplace. Nonprofits should consider these tips to engage young employees.

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The Sponsorship Proposal and…Shark Attacks?

The Sponsorship Collective

Because it rarely happens that we receive a sponsorship investment without submitting a sponsorship proposal it is too easy to assume that the sponsorship proposal causes the sponsorship dollars. This belief pervades all aspects of sponsorship sales but actually the sponsorship proposal is not where we should be putting our efforts.

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The Use of AI in Fundraising: Maximizing Donations with Data-Driven Asks

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Stasia Hural , Digital Marketing Lead at Keela – a complete software solution for nonprofits looking to grow revenue, centralize and manage data, and deepen donor engagement. In today’s fundraising sector, technology is vital. AI is becoming increasingly important in fundraising. Using AI isn’t just a passing trend; it’s essential for nonprofits looking to make a bigger impact.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Join Us! Let's Elevate the Sector Together at The Grand Gathering!

VisionLink

We are excited to see you at this year's Grand Gathering in Grand Rapids, MI, May 20 - 23, 2024! Stop by our booth #200 in the Exhibit Hall and talk with Deb Tanner, Visionlink Senior Customer Advocate & Domain Expert, and Lisa Hrivnak, Director of Administration & All Things Visionlink! We want to hear more about your challenges and opportunities and share ways we can support your vision.

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Free Download: 2024 Nonprofit Tech Trends Report

NonProfit PRO

Prepare for where nonprofit technology is headed with Sage’s 2024 Nonprofit Tech Trends report. While the industry’s landscape is evolving at a rapid pace and every nonprofit is distinct, there are shared challenges and aspirations among you and your peers. Stay ahead of the curve by leveraging the experiences and perspectives of hundreds of nonprofit industry leaders.

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Boy Scouts Of America Rebrands To Scouting America

The NonProfit Times

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which in recent years has been rocked by declining participation, a coronavirus pandemic that limited in-person gatherings, sexual abuse litigation and Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring for the national organization, is being rebranded. As of February 8, 2025, the Irving, Texas-based national organization will be known as Scouting America.

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HR compliance 2024: Download all essential HR policies for your nonprofit

Charity Village

Feeling overwhelmed by labour law compliance? You’re not alone. Many nonprofits dedicate themselves to making a difference, but keeping up with regulations can fall by the wayside. Forget the lectures on why compliance is important–you’ve likely heard it enough. This article cuts to the chase, provides essential policies, and a simplified breakdown of key compliance […] The post HR compliance 2024: Download all essential HR policies for your nonprofit appeared first on CharityV

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One Big Change to Make for Ethical Storytelling

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit client storytelling can often be a cringe-worthy topic. Instead, here's how to create content that supports clients.

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12 Free Resources for Scrappy Fundraisers

DonorPerfect

I have five hours a week and no budget. Here’s how I fundraise. If you’re the type of person who hates when recipes include the author’s entire life story and 20,000 words about how much they love an expensive brand of butter, then this blog is for you. As a volunteer fundraiser for a community Read More » The post 12 Free Resources for Scrappy Fundraisers appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

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

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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Change Management for Grantmakers: The Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Journey to Better Grantmaking

sgEngage

In early 2022, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy began an organization-wide grants change management review. The goal was to become better grantmakers by completing a review of our practices, processes and forms. We incorporated learnings and feedback from grantee partners. We also ensured that we reflected industry best practices for funders and our own organizational values were embedded deeper into our grantmaking practices and partnerships.

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Ontario Nonprofit Housing Association announces STEP Grant for community housing providers

Charity Village

The Ontario Nonprofit Housing Association announced that applications are now open for the STEP Grant for community housing providers. The grant program offers professional services to help all housing providers in Ontario prepare for End of Mortgage and/or Operating Agreement (EOM/EOA) negotiations with their service manager. The grant is designed to assist in using pre-qualified […] The post Ontario Nonprofit Housing Association announces STEP Grant for community housing providers appear

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Don’t Overlook Your Nonprofit’s Infrastructure Needs

NonProfit PRO

When it comes to operations, a nonprofit needs to think more like a for-profit — for the good of the organization and the cause it supports.

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3 Key Elements of a Lapsed Donor Letter

Neon CRM

When was the last time you wrote a lapsed donor letter? Lapsed donors are a valuable group of supporters. Their past donations prove they’re committed to your cause, and their familiarity with your organization means they’re often easier to engage than brand-new supporters. Data from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project reveals that reactivating lapsed donors is a struggle for many nonprofits.

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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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Making the Switch: What For-Profit CFOs Need to Know About Nonprofit Accounting

sgEngage

You worked your way up through the normal accounting roles. You cut your teeth on accounts payable and have managed more than your fair share of audits. You can run a profit and loss statement in your sleep. But you are tired of the for-profit world. You want to use your accounting skills for an organization that makes a difference. So, you apply for and land a role leading the finance team at a nonprofit.

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Ontario’s Pay Equity Office reveals “The Gender Pension Gap”

Charity Village

Ontario’s Pay Equity Office published the Understanding the Gender Pension Gap in Canada research paper. According to the Pay Equity Office, the gender pension gap measures the gender difference in combined income from Canada’s 3-pillar system of retirement income instruments: Old Age Security/Guaranteed Income Supplement, Canada Pension Plan/Quebec Pension Plan and private pensions (including RRSP/RRIF […] The post Ontario’s Pay Equity Office reveals “The Gender Pension

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Make A Difference with Great Entertainment

NonProfit PRO

DIRECTV FOR BUSINESS understands the drive of nonprofits. We’ve tailored an exclusive TV offer for you, ensuring you have access to the best in news, sports and entertainment. As you navigate your mission, let us elevate your experience. With DIRECTV, it’s more than entertainment—it’s about making a difference.

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How to optimize member marketing with AI

Nimble AMS

Has your organization used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to do basic marketing tasks? If not, it might be time to consider leveraging AI to improve your member marketing strategy. Read our blog to learn helpful tips to get started using AI in your association’s member marketing. What is member marketing? Membership marketing is a strategy used to acquire new members, increase member engagement, renew current members, or bring back members from the past.

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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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Sponsorship Surveys Don’t Work (and other lies we tell ourselves)

The Sponsorship Collective

Surveys are a very important part of your sponsorship program. Every organization should be surveying their attendees and their database if they want to grow (or maintain) their sponsorship program.

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Foundation for Black Communities invests $9.1 million in 107 Black-Led organizations

Charity Village

The Foundation for Black Communities announced a groundbreaking $9.1 million investment in 107 Black-Led organizations through the Black Ideas Grant (B.I.G): Bridge and Build 2023/24 program. The investment will empower Black-led, Black-focused, and Black-serving grassroots, nonprofit, and charitable organizations across Canada by supporting critical, community-based, solution-oriented initiatives.

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Study: Accounting for the Role of Gender is Critical to Maximizing Philanthropic Impact

NonProfit PRO

A new report by The Bridgespan Group shows that considering gender in philanthropic endeavors can accelerate the pace of progress.

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The Power of A Thank-A-Thon

Greater Giving

Thank-A-Thon: The Power of Saying Thank You to Donors What is a Thank-A-Thon? The Thank-A-Thon is the opposite of a fundraising campaign. It’s a dedicated effort to call all your supporters and express sincere gratitude for their contributions. There’s no ask, no sales pitch, just a heartfelt thank you. Setting Up Your Thank-A-Thon Choose the Right Time Schedule your Thank-A-Thon during a slow period in your calendar, away from fundraising events.

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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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The Complete Email Marketing Guide For Nonprofits

CauseVox

Email marketing is a powerful tool to communicate with your current supporters, cultivate new relationships, and drive donations for your nonprofit. According to HubSpot , on average people receive 121 emails per day. And this year, we expect to see an average of over 361 billion emails sent per day! But, if you’re unfamiliar with using email to get your message out there, and helping it stand out, all of that talk about automation, segmenting, and A/B testing your subject line can be overwhelmi

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Strategic decision-making: Using opportunity & risk analysis for better outcomes

Charity Village

This blog series aims to equip charities with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate uncertainty effectively, leveraging opportunity and risk analysis for decision-making, and creating adaptive structures for sustained success. Check out Part 1 of the article series. In the realm of charity work, every choice carries weight, potentially shaping countless lives.

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BillTrack50 Boosts Nonprofits’ Access to State Legislation with AI-Generated Bill Summaries

NonProfit PRO

BillTrack50 now offers AI-generated bill summaries to help nonprofits understand the impact of state and federal legislation.

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Why An All-in-One Giving Platform Is Key To Your Success

Bloomerang

In the digital era, adopting an all-in-one giving platform that integrates CRM, volunteer management, and fundraising tools isn’t just a tech upgrade; it’s a strategic necessity for nonprofits that want to thrive. Carmen Wampler-Collins, Pride Center Coordinator at the Lexington Kentucky Pride Center , underscores its impact: “This next generation of our nonprofit CRM is key to making us successful.

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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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Uncorking the Success to Fundraising with Wine

Greater Giving

It’s official, National Wine Day is May, 25th , but fundraising with wine can take place year round. Whether you are focusing an entire event around wine, or looking to include a few fun wine-themed elements in your already successful fundraiser, there is an exact science to both creating the perfect bottle, and to using this expertly-crafted beverage to raise funds that support your mission.

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2024 Call for Proposals: Equitable Access to Reading Program

Charity Village

Employment and Social Development Canada announced a Call for Proposals for the Equitable Access to Reading Program. The program will fund projects that increase the production of alternate format reading materials for persons with print disabilities. Funding priorities Employment and Social Development Canada may prioritize funding projects that include one or more of the following: […] The post 2024 Call for Proposals: Equitable Access to Reading Program appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Return Dollars to Your Mission by Simplifying Your Nonprofit’s Print Environment

NonProfit PRO

In this webinar, we will explore how nonprofits can streamline their printing processes, allowing them to focus on their mission. Join us as we hear from Marc Nations, senior cybersecurity administrator of information technology at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on how their organization was transformed by migrating to cloud printing.

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Why You Should Be Calling To Thank Donors For Their Support

Neon CRM

Are you calling your donors regularly? If you’re not, you’re missing out on a valuable way to build real connections with them! A phone call gives you the opportunity to build real personal connections with the people who support you. Calling to thank donors for their support after they give a gift can strengthen their bond with your nonprofit, leading to higher donor retention and engagement rates.

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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.