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Grant Seeking 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding and Winning Grants

Connection Cafe

Foundations and corporations award more than $85 million annually in charitable giving. That means there are a lot of grants out there, if you know where to look.

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The Top 5 Challenges Volunteer Managers Face — And What You Can Do About It

Wild Apricot

Do any of these challenges of managing volunteers resonate with you? If so, here's some practical advice to help you sort things out

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Best Backpage Alternatives & Similar Sites


This website was formerly hosted on and was launched in 2004. Until its seizure by the FBI in 2018, it was one of the biggest AD listing companies in the world. In fact, as of 2011, it was the second-largest classified ad service online. It is second to Craigslist.

[FREE WEBINAR] 6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Chuck Spidell of ILLUSIO. If you’re part of a small nonprofit comms team, your WordPress website updates probably aren’t high on the priority list – but they should be.

Online Donation Tools: The Best Ones for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

If you’ve been in the fundraising game for quite a bit now, you probably understand the importance of establishing your presence in the online sphere. Every year online donations are taking up a bigger and bigger chunk of total funds to nonprofits, so this is definitely something worth investing in.

Fall Fundraisers – 6 Ideas to Kick off the Season

NonProfit Hub

Looking for some fall ideas to (pumpkin) spice up your fundraising game? Here are some festive fundraising ideas to get people excited for the season and for your mission. With #GivingTuesday just around the corner, these ideas can help you reach those year-end goals! Fall Feast. Pay homage to the first Thanksgiving with a community fall feast! Bring together different vendors across your community, and have them bring their most bountiful harvests.

Best Craigslist Personals Alternatives In 2019


What is Craigslist personals? This is a section of the Craigslist website that was founded by Craig Newmark and was designed for the placement of personal messages to individuals, or advertisements of a private nature.

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Grant Seeking 101: Managing the Grant

Connection Cafe

Congratulations! You got the grant! It probably took you a long time to get here. The entire grants process—from writing the application to receiving the award—can take anywhere from six months to several years. But really, your work has just started.

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New (Free) E-Book: Leading Systems Change Will Supercharge Your Facilitation Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues, Heather McLeod Grant and Adene Sacks, have just published a new workbook called “ Leading Systems Change.”

Robert H. Frank (How Much of Success is Luck)


Consider the most successful person you know. A surgeon, a real estate magnate, an oil tycoon? Given the opportunity to guess, what percentage of their success would you attribute to luck? Prominent economist Robert H.

The Smartest Solutions for the Best IT Support Now

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The services offered by the IT service provider are based on the client’s needs. Indeed, the intervention is tailor-made. This professional must be able to offer services adapted to the size, expectations and challenges of the company.

11 Powerful Quotes about New Power at the 2019 Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

This year marked the 10 th anniversary of the Social Good Summit , an annual conference hosted by the UN Foundation, Mashable, 92 nd Street Y and the United Nations Development Programme that celebrates advocacy and activism for social impact. While this year’s Summit focused on climate change, in line with the Climate Summit during the UN General Assembly and on the heels of the climate strikes around the world, there were many conversations applicable to every social good movement.

How to Save Time Training Your Team with Account Admin Roles (+8 Examples)

Wild Apricot

Giving all your admins full access to your account means taking time to train them in all the features - or risking something going wrong. Here's how to avoid that using limited admin roles

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Best Discount Travel Sites


When you want to travel, what you look for is an excellent travel offer that will not only save you money on the cost of the flight but also give you options for some of the best hotels and sights for the destination you are traveling to.

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39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The stats below represent 5,721 organizations from 160 countries.

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One Mom’s Tips for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

As I think about arts & cultural institutions, I realize that my family is an ideal target for these organizations. My husband and I have two kids, a 9-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl. What does our consumption of arts & cultural organizations look like? How do we decide what we’re going to do on the weekend? What’s important to us? It’s my hope that this blog post will give you some insight into how we think and ideas on how you can appeal to and engage us. Is it easy?

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Report: Insights from the Google AI Impact Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

AI4Good is a somewhat new field that sits at the intersection of big tech companies and the world’s biggest problems.

A Quick Analysis of LMS Market For Investors


Business owners and investors must undergo a complete analysis of the LMS market to understand its future scope, importance and market statistics

What Game Is Like Stardew Valley? Play Open-ended Country-life RPG!

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Are you a Stardew Valley fan? We share a list of other games where you can farm, keep livestock, mingle with other folks, among other gaming elements Do you want to try your hand in games that are like Stardew Valley? Here’s a list of 10 games that are more or less similar to it.

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7 Steps for Giving Effective Feedback

Connection Cafe

Feedback is a gift. Those who know me have heard me utter this phrase a time or two…it might even be my official tagline. Every day, as the Director of Leadership Development at Blackbaud, I work with leaders to develop the skills needed to lead engaged, high performing teams. I also work directly with intact teams to enable them to operate more cohesively. Whether I am working with a manager or a team, the feedback muscle is a primary area of focus.

Today's Three Leadership Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be decisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees. Equally bad, a lack of decision will impede the progress of the manager's team. Some managers make endless requests for data as a way to postpone their having to make a decision.

A Quick Analysis of LMS Market For The Investors


Business owners and investors must undergo a complete analysis of the LMS market to understand its future scope, importance and market statistics

Best Anime on Hulu: Anime Series to Watch Right Now

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If you watch anime on a regular basis then you already know that Hulu is a great spot to stream a lot of classics as well as series from recent years. There is a large amount of anime series and movies you can check out, some of them being dubbed and some of them being.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 116: Storytelling 101

Connection Cafe

We all know that it’s important for social good organizations to connect and engage with stakeholders in order to achieve their missions. One of the most effective ways this can be done is through storytelling. But how do you craft your story in a way that gets across your message while emotionally connecting with people? Today’s episode will teach you just that!

Bo Eason Teaches You How To Achieve Your A-Game In Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Prepare to be inspired and then to work hard as you read Bo Eason ’s book on how to be the best in the world at what you do. The book, published earlier this month, and is called, There’s No Plan B For You’reA-Game.

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Belfast SEO Company Reviews: Search Engine Optimisation Landscape

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Are you ready to learn the secret behind a successful SEO or Search Engine Optimization campaign? Well, we hate to break it to you, but there is no secret when it comes to a successful SEO campaign. There is no secret recipe, or secret sauce.

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Best Anime Of All Time That You Will Obviously Want To See

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Picking out the best anime series of all time is not an easy task. Everyone likes different genres, and the world of anime is vast, featuring slice of life, fun anime all the way to gore and horror shows. However, there are some series that are praised by virtually everyone, and while they might not.

What are advantages to collaboration between nonprofit and for-profit organizations?

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Nicholas Linsk Fall 2016 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Since the 1980s, nonprofit, for-profit and public organizations have formed partnerships to produce and distribute various goods and services.

Rank-Order Priorities To Motivate Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you meet with your employee during her annual performance appraisal take time to determine what motivates her when it comes to her career development. Motivation changes over time and changes depending on where the individual is in her career.

What are Good Chatbots and how is it helpful in business?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

As entrepreneurs, who had been in the business for decades, you should be aware that you cannot only rely on traditional marketing strategies that you used to have. This includes television, radio, newspaper or magazine and poster ads as well as giving away pamphlets.

Top 7 Magical Girl Of Anime And Manga of All Time

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It seems like the world of magical girl anime and manga has been getting bigger and bigger during the last decade, and while that might be true, the genre has been around for a while. Generally, this type of anime revolves around a young girl who gets to fight the forces of evil. While the.

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Putlocker Alternatives & Similar Sites


Putlocker is a free movie streaming site. It has some great features that make it stand out from the rest. It also has its pros and cons. Let’s explore these in brief. Key features: Prominent search tool. Simple and user-friendly interface. Huge movie database.

How A Coach Differs From A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Online water bill payment – fast and handy

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Water, as we all are aware, is an essential component of our body and equally essential for our existence. From drinking to bathing, cooking to washing clothes, water is nothing less than a necessity for living beings, including plants and animals that cannot survive without water.

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

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Who doesn’t love to listen scary story? Simply scary stories becoming more scarier when it told in the dark. Ever think which stories you can tell? This suggestion is for you. Everyone is familiar with the setting of telling scary stories at night around a camp fire.

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Sockshare Alternatives & Similar Websites


If you don’t have time or money to go to the cinema every time a new movie comes out, there are plenty of options to catch up to the most recent Hollywood titles. One of the most popular options includes using third-party websites that stream movie content.

A Reprimand Should End With A Reaffirmation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"A reprimand should end with a reaffirmation of the person's past performance," explains authors Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge in their book, Helping People Win At Work. They provide this example: "The reason I'm upset is because this is so unlike you.