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Good Governance Makes Data the Asset It Should Be

.orgSource

Is a hacker haunting your future? Or is your data dilemma more like a recurring headache? Data shouldn’t be a challenge. It’s an asset that should work for you. Two-point-five quintillion bytes of data are generated online daily, according to SaaS Scout Research Group.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Grow Donor Retention in 2022: Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Kelly Ramage , Training Specialist at DonorPerfect. Cost: Free. Effective donor retention strategies require you to determine your baseline, define success, and measure your progress toward your goals through reporting.

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ADA Compliance and Your Website

Byte Technology

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was created in 1990 with the aim to ensure that disabled individuals have the same level of opportunities as everyone else.

How Nonprofits Can Use Claris FileMaker to Build Custom Apps

TechSoup

Susana Garcia is a program director and member of the executive team of On The Move — a community-based disaster relief organization in Napa County, California. Susana and her team of both staff and volunteers are experts at managing disaster response.

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.

In the Spotlight, the IDSA Foundation Finds Success

.orgSource

Most of us didn’t have viruses on our minds before 2020. Fortunately, some people make researching, preventing, and helping patients survive diseases like COVID-19 their life’s work.

8 Best Practices for a Successful 2022 Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By GolfStatus.org – an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers.

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How to Uncover Donors’ Motivations To Better Align Organization Mission and Individual Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Donors are fascinating, unique individuals who consider multiple motivations when deciding how, when and why to be charitable. It is no longer enough to say, “Our donors give because they care about our mission.” It's important to uncover donors’ motivations.

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What Can Apsona Do for Nonprofits?

Cloud 4 Good

Apsona for Salesforce is a suite of innovative, configurable applications available for Salesforce customers via the AppExchange.

Finding Donors: Where Donor Research Can Make a Huge Difference

Qgiv

Ryan Strawhecker, incoming President, Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc. Ryan is the incoming President for Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc., a non-profit consulting firm in its 26th year. Prior to re-joining Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc.

Try This Quick Tool for Making Hard Decisions

Social Velocity

Hey nonprofit leaders, I know you constantly face really critical decisions, like: “Should I grow this program?” ” “Should I go after this funding opportunity?” ” “Should I recruit this new board member?”

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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.

Do You Have the Right Stuff To Be a Nonprofit Leader?

NonProfit PRO

Many of us choose to have a career in the nonprofit sector. In addition to changing nonprofit jobs and focus areas over time, we aspire to be nonprofit leaders over time. If you aspire to be a nonprofit leader, you need a strong behavioral tool kit to thrive. Executive Issues

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How to evaluate fundraising software

DonorPerfect

Get your nonprofit CRM evaluation checklist DOWNLOAD NOW What is the best fundraising software? Though recommendations from third parties may help you narrow down the wide selection of nonprofit CRMs available, only you and your team know what’s best for your organization.

No Tricks, All Treats: 18 Spooktacular Halloween Fundraising Ideas

Qgiv

October is a very important month for fans of all things scary and spooky. When bright orange pumpkins start popping up on front porches and fake gravestones litter your neighbors’ front yards, it’s safe to say the Halloween season has truly begun.

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Example Phone Scripts to Use When Asking for End-of-Year Gifts for Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

As you probably know, most nonprofits bring in the majority of their revenue at the end of the year. This is a time when many organizations are raising as much as 30% to even 50% of their total budget. .

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.

Giving Days: What Nonprofits Need To Know

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofits are turning to a new way of fundraising: Giving Days. Giving Days galvanize your supporter base, amplify donations, and attract new donors.

DonorPerfect CommUNITY Conference recap: The Future of Community Fundraising

DonorPerfect

A fresh look at community fundraising for 2022 I don’t know about you, but I think the language we use in our personal and professional lives is very powerful. We debate and deliberate the language for mission, vision, values, cases for support, appeals – absolutely EVERYTHING!

Project Management for Nonprofits: How It Can Help + 16 Software Tools to Consider

Wild Apricot

Your nonprofit organization has an important mission to accomplish and with that comes a never-ending list of initiatives to implement, events to organize, campaigns to execute, and relationships to maintain. The success of your organization depends. organizational-management

How to Overcome the Fear That Success Is Selfish in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community

Bloomerang

This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs. Read the first post on overcoming the fear that your story doesn’t matter. .

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Do You Demonstrate These Competencies as a Nonprofit Leader?

NonProfit PRO

It’s easy to dismiss the idea that leadership doesn’t matter. Someway, somehow, things will just turn out the way they’re supposed to happen. However, leadership — particularly high-quality leadership — matters now more than ever for the nonprofit sector.

It’s year-end fundraising time. But you’ll be OK!

Hands on Fundraising

My friends, it’s crunch time. Year-end fundraising is here. Somehow, without asking permission, the calendar has flipped to October. And if you’re a fundraiser, you know what that means, right? Time to take a deep breath, center yourself, and get ready for year-end fundraising!

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4 Fool-proof Steps for Creating a Winning Volunteer Team

One Cause

As we move into the era of mass vaccination and the economy is opening up more and more, it’s time to reflect on the old adage: “Every cloud has a silver lining.”.

Intentional Giving Strategies: Make a Plan for Your Holiday Giving

Charity Navigator

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University reported on the findings of the Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy , which showed that individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $471.44 billion to U.S. charities. Giving by individuals increased by 2.2%

How To Confuse Your Major Donor

NonProfit PRO

I hear too many speeches, sit in too many meetings and receive too many communications (written and electronic) where the author starts off by building the case and then finally gets to the reason for building it. This tactic will confuse your major donor. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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Taking it to the next level with the Nimble AMS Winter ’22 release

Nimble AMS

It’s time to looks toward a new year! . Here’s what customers can expect in the latest release of Nimble AMS. Can we really be talking about 2022? Yep, it’s true! .

[WEBINAR] Nonprofit Leader Panel: Event Fundraising For Year-End 2021

CauseVox

Thinking of running a virtual, in-person, or hybrid event this year-end? We’re taking a look at top events from this year, so you can learn how to run a ticketed event fundraiser this year-end.

How Bundling Your Donor Communications Can Save Your Nonprofit Time and Money

Bloomerang

Every day, we meet with incredible people who are doing everything they can to raise money for their nonprofit organizations. As we get to know them, we not only hear about the good they’re doing, but we also hear about their struggles.

Get These FREE GivingTuesday Campaign Resources

NonProfit PRO

GivingTuesday is the biggest day in nonprofit fundraising. Are you ready for it? To help you prepare for your next GivingTuesday campaign, we’ve compiled this list of free campaign templates, tips, and resources. Unlock the power of your donors’ generosity. Download now

Recognizing Volunteers: 5 Creative Tips

Volunteer Hub

Recognizing volunteers effectively can positively impact your retention rates. Check out these five ways to recognize volunteers today. Actively recognizing volunteers is one of the most important components of volunteer engagement and retention.

How to Write Fundraising Emails That Hook Readers

The Storytelling Non-profit

When I talk to other non-profit professionals about email fundraising, many of the questions I get asked boil down to how to capture and keep people’s attention. Really, this is the modern dilemma for anyone doing direct response marketing on any channel of the internet.

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The Top 4 Things You Missed at Dreamforce 2021

Saleforce Nonprofit

Another Dreamforce is in the books, and although this year’s event looked different than those in the past, it wasn’t lacking the usual entertainment, insight, and community building that we’ve come to expect from a traditional Dreamforce experience.

Using the Arts to Support Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Leaders of nonprofits all have a few things in common – we believe in dedicating ourselves to working for the common good, money isn’t always the bottom line for us when it comes to our work, and we’re convinced that if we could get enough people to hear the stories of the life-changing work happening […]. Events

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Planning Your Year-End Fundraising: It’s That Time Again!

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Planning Your Year-End Fundraising: It’s That Time Again! Nonprofits receive 50% of their annual donations over the last three months of the year — and that’s coming right up! If you haven’t already made a year-end fundraising plan, now’s the time to start.

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week: Do your research and exercise caution

Charity Navigator

From October 18 - 22, Charity Navigator, along with others in the philanthropic, nonprofit, and finance communities, will observe Charity Fraud Awareness Week.

Flags of Freedom: A Spotlight on Global LGBTQ History and Activism

TechSoup

At TechSoup, we are dedicated to serving diverse civil society organizations around the world. The month of October is recognized both as Global Diversity Awareness Month and as LGBT History Month.