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Digital Leaders Enjoy the Thrills


Are you an association professional with your eye on the corner office? If you also like roller coasters, bumper cars, and Whack-a-Mole, you have what it takes. Being the CEO has never been easy.

Combine Virtual and In-Person Networking Before Conferences to Increase Engagement

The MatrixFiles

I’m attending Non Dues-a-Palooza (NDAP) next week in Nashville, in person. NDAP is a conference devoted to helping associations and nonprofits increase their non-dues revenue by bringing together execs and solution providers, through case studies and panels.


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Answers to the Top 13 Questions Nonprofits Have About Giving Tuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jess Woloszyn , Content Specialist at – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. Giving Tuesday 2021 is right around the corner.

Understanding Search Engine Optimization

Byte Technology

Does your business currently appear at the top, on the first page of a Google search result? This coveted spot can be a clear indicator of a well-optimized, thriving website and business. In online marketing, we refer to this placement as the very valuable Search Engine Results Page or SERP.

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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.

A Technology Assessment Untangles IT and Then Some


The best IT systems are the ones you don’t think about. They make child’s play out of data analytics, keep users smiling, and reliably work to boost the bottom line. Does that sound like your technology experience? I didn’t think so. There’s a reason why.

How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice – 10/13/21

Association Analytics

The post How to Drive Analytics Adoption through Culture and Practice – 10/13/21 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy

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Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success

Cadmium CD

Engaging Your Community in Hybrid Events: 4 Tips for Success Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen a massive pivot to virtual events. Now, as many events are starting to be held in person again, some people are still not comfortable or cannot attend due to geographic restrictions.

10 shows about nonprofit and philanthropy that would be way better than “The Activist”

Nonprofit AF

By now you’ve probably heard about the new show to debut on CBS called “The Activist,” in which six activists. Humor Random stuff

Understanding Social Media’s Role in Giving Tuesday and What Your Nonprofit Can Do Today to Prepare


Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and it has become to the nonprofit sector what Black Friday is to the commercial sector. Namely, there is a huge increase in public interest and the number of donations made to nonprofits compared to an average day.

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

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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.

Give Now, Pay Later

NonProfit PRO

I would like to emphasize here why it’s important to know the distinction between paying off a pledge over time, versus starting a recurring gift. Recurring Donations Software/Technology

How to Prevent Staff Burnout During Technology Changes


Across industries, employees are rethinking their careers , and the nonprofit industry is no different. Nonprofit organizations have filled critical gaps since the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way of living and working last year.

9 Magic Words that Increase Donations for Nonprofits | Definitive Guide


If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re preparing for a fundraising campaign or attempting to craft the perfect copy for your donation page – and you got stuck. Fundraising is tough.

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Ante Up! Six Steps to Executing a Virtual Charity Poker Tournament that Drives Recurring Event Donations

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.”.

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.

Keep Your Gaze on the Donor’s Heart

NonProfit PRO

You’re feeling the pressure. You have to reach your goal. You were reminded again last week. Some donors on your caseload are behind. And there is concern that the budgeted funds will not come in. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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15+ Giving Tuesday Campaign Ideas (and Expert Tips) for 2021


There’s a reason the holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year! Despite increasing commercialism, the holidays traditionally get people thinking about ways they can give—whether they’re wrapping gifts for loved ones or donating time and money to a cause they care about.

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Make the Most out of #GivingTuesdayNow: A Nonprofit Guide


GivingTuesday is usually held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The global celebration runs for 24 hours and begins at midnight local time.

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Primer For Nonprofits


What is peer-to-peer fundraising, and how can you leverage it to boost your nonprofit fundraising? After seeing thousands of fundraising campaigns, we see that peer-to-peer fundraising typically raises twice as much as compared to other digital fundraising campaigns.

Danger: How To Stop Bias From Sneaking Into Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

If we are not aware of how it can sneak into our organizations, we can’t respond to it. The truth is that bias is already lurking inside our organizations — and inside ourselves. If we know where to look, we will be much better prepared to respond to the danger.

“Is Your Organization Outgrowing eTapestry?”


Blackbaud Doesn’t Want You To Use eTapestry. I received a flurry of emails, calls and texts from partners and current eTapestry customers after Blackbaud sent out the following email in July 2016: Subject: Is your organization outgrowing eTapestry?

Your Guide to #GivingTuesday


By: Open Rivers on #GivingTuesday got its start as something of an antidote to the hyper-commercialized holiday shopping blitz that takes over during the weekend after Thanksgiving from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.

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Auction Management: Managing Your Items


One easy way to take your auction from a mess to a success is through proper management of your auction items. There’s nothing worse than going through checkout to find another guest accidentally picked up the item you were claiming. As you can imagine, this makes for a bad auction experience.

Unsatisfied: Do Your Donors Feel Like They’ve Been Swindled After Giving?

NonProfit PRO

Does this sound familiar? We’ve all been there. A purchase that seemed like a good idea at the time but with such terrible follow up, we’ve vowed never to shop or visit again. Here is the hard truth, unfortunately. Is this how our donors feel?

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DEI in Nonprofit Storytelling: A Beginner’s Guide to Sharing Empowering Stories


Diversity, Equity And Inclusion in Nonprofit Storytelling. Few things connect people together better than stories, which is why it’s important that your nonprofit showcases as many diverse and inclusive stories as possible. . But how do you go about that?

The Complete Giving Tuesday Toolkit 2021 For Nonprofits


Started in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a day of giving back to nonprofits within the community, either monetarily or by taking action in support of the nonprofit’s mission. It’s grown from a simple concept to a global celebratory day of the year, with millions taking part.

What counts as racial equity funding?  


Why and how Candid updated our racial equity funding site . The nationwide racial reckoning triggered by the 2020 murder of George Floyd has resulted in a dramatic increase in funding for racial equity.

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How to Create an Effective Email Communications Strategy for Your Next Peer-to-Peer Event

NonProfit PRO

For Pieta House, its Darkness into Light event began in 2009 with 400 participants at its signature Dublin event and evolved to 200,000 participants across 200 events in 16 countries a decade later.

[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results


Jesse Lane will share the super-simple process for raising more money for your nonprofit. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Jesse, I got 1:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started? Jesse: Let’s do it. I’m excited. Steven: All right. Awesome.

50 Creative Community Service Ideas for You to Try


Every year, Americans contribute $193 billion worth of time to community service and volunteering. Community service is an important way to pour back into the place that you live, people that have made an impact on you, or neighbors that happen to need a helping hand.

QuickBooks for Nonprofits PRO TIP:  How to Use Classes for Painless Grant Writing

Blue Fox

"Getting actionable financial data for grant writing all comes down to the setup of your financial systems." You sit at your computer staring blankly at the screen. You know that you need to finish this grant request, but you’re stuck.

Do You Support a Service Club?

NonProfit PRO

It was exciting working with Kiwanis members on various projects that helped the community. That experience with a service club gave me a sense of purpose and reinforced the fact that we all have some obligation to help others. Volunteers

How Automation Can Transform Your Association

Nimble AMS

Automation reduces the burden of manual tasks to save staff time that can be directed toward higher value work. Read on to learn what types of processes you could be automating and how to get started with automation today. ?There

How to Choose Nonprofit Membership Levels That Inspire Donations


Nonprofits are always looking for ways to encourage recurring donations. Many organizations solve that problem with membership programs. Before developing your membership program, you must define your goals and what you can offer in exchange for a donor’s membership.

Learn How to Guide Nonprofit Leaders Toward the Truth Instead of Letting Them Rely on Their Opinions


In much of our culture, we glorify opinions over facts. At one place I worked, the executive director gleefully presented everyone on the management team with a sweatshirt as a team-building gift. It said “Maven University: Opinion above Knowledge.” . I was embarrassed to wear it.

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