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Four Ways to Empower Your Nonprofit Board for Success

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits could not achieve their goals without the collective manpower and connections of their board members. Yet, with the average board consisting of 16 individuals – each having other obligations and priorities in their lives – managing them effectively can be a challenge.

How to Design an Effective Nonprofit Staff Retreat: A Lesson from Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Blocking out time for your nonprofit’s staff to do planning and work on areas like organizational culture is essential for success. Designing the meeting so it is effective and encourages team-building can be tricky. Here’s some terrific advice from Sarah Axelson.

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12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

This is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on the Wild Apricot blog and is reposted here with permission. There’s a lot more on the original post, go check it out here. Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness.

The Ever-Growing Trend of Giving Days

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit Hub’s hometown, Lincoln, Nebraska, just had a record-breaking giving day bringing in $4.6 million to the nonprofit community. Just weeks before, my hometown of Hastings, Nebraska (population 25,000) raised nearly $500,000 in one day. In the last decade this community giving phenomenon has swept the nation. Giving days —what are those?

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Five Simple Hacks You Can Do Today to Boost Response to Your Email Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Let me start by apologizing. One of the reasons that email fundraising sucks is because of people like me. When I was new to fundraising consulting over a decade ago, I was quick to prescribe to my nonprofit clients the latest and greatest “best practices” when it came to online fundraising.

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Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

During this time of deep societal shifts and growing consciousness about political, social and environmental issues, corporations have been trying to reconcile the paradox of whether capitalism and social consciousness can co-exist. In January 2018, Laurence D.

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The Complete Guide to Setting Up a Robust Membership Model

Wild Apricot Blog

We created this guide for any organization looking to implement a membership model. Over the past decade, we’ve helped thousands of membership organizations successfully set up and grow their members. This guide contains everything we’ve learned.

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Staying Afloat in Turbulent Waters

Vertex Systems

As funding for Medicaid comes under increased scrutiny, some political experts are predicting drastic changes as the year progresses. Will the next round of Medicaid cuts negatively affect your agency or how you’re able to provide quality services to individuals?

Eric Jacobsen Blog - Untitled Article

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you haven't read, Good To Great , by Jim Collins, do so. Near the top of virtually every list you'll see of the best leadership books, you'll find Good To Great.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

During this time of deep societal shifts and growing consciousness about political, social and environmental issues, corporations have been trying to reconcile the paradox of whether capitalism and social consciousness can co-exist. In January 2018, Laurence D.

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How to Create Deeper Relationships with Donor Communications

John Haydon

Suppose a donor calls you on the phone. Will you know who they are, instantly? Maybe: if you work at a small enough organization. But research has shown that most people have only 150 real friends of their own.

Want to Work at the MAH? Two New Jobs Building Community & Social Change

Museum 2.0

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History keeps growing and experimenting in our quest to build a stronger, more connected community. We have several jobs open right now , but I want to highlight two for people with passion for building community in new ways. The positions are: OFBYFOR ALL Communications Catalyst : to fuel the OFBYFOR ALL movement by organizing civic and cultural professionals online and at conferences around the world.

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Quotes To Inspire Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leadership in Times of Transition

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Seth Cothrun Class 9, American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center.

Nine Times When You Should Thank Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service. Knock Your Socks Off " type service as book editor Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate would say.

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The Things Employees Say Managers Don't Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to David Grossman , author of the popular book, You Can't Not Communicate-2 , here are eight things employees say managers don't do: Don't keep employees informed. Don't explain the "why" behind decisions. Don't communicate frequently enough and in a timely way.

How To Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David S. Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.