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15 Games for Fundraising Campaigns

NonProfit PRO

Free Guide to 15 Games for Fundraising Campaigns.

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Let Data Drive Your Decisions

Bloomerang

Is your organization feeling the changes in our economy, society, and communities? Are you a leader feeling the pressure to meet these challenges? Fortunately, data can help you make good decisions during uncertain times. Living in uncertain times Recent events have led to uncertainty in today’s world. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to pivot to survive.

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AI-Powered Fundraising: Develop the Perfect Strategy

Donorbox

It’s becoming more and more apparent that AI isn’t just a trend – it’s here to stay. The global AI market is projected to hit $1 trillion by 2028. Many nonprofits are sharpening their fundraising strategy with data-driven approaches powered by AI. Read on to learn more about AI-powered fundraising, including seven ways to use […] The post AI-Powered Fundraising: Develop the Perfect Strategy appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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It’s All a Game

NonProfit PRO

Free Guide to It's All a Game Guide to FUN fundraising games for your events and campaigns

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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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Donor-Centric Fundraising: 4 Ways to Personalize Appeals

DonorDock

Elevate your fundraising game with donor-centric strategies. Check out four practical ways to personalize donation appeals and connect with your audience.

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New! 2024 Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising Program Now On-Demand

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The next series of webinars required to earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good starts October 23, 2024, but if you would like to earn the certificate now, you can purchase the notes and recordings from the last series presented in March and April 2024. Customized for nonprofits with limited time and financial resources, the certificate program covers the fundamentals of website and email marketing, online fundraising, and social media for nonprofi

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The Impact of MacKenzie Scott’s Open Call Grants

NonProfit PRO

MacKenzie Scott recently awarded $640 million as part of her open call for grant applications. Here's the impact it's already having.

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Youth community service: Belonging, reciprocity, and agency 

Candid

How do young people today see their role in making the world a better place, and what are the implications for the social sector? A report from the Center for Expanding Leadership & Opportunity (CELO) and The Allstate Foundation explores how Gen Z is expanding the definition of “community service” and seeking to maximize impact—for themselves and the communities they serve.

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Nominations now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Charity Village

Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) announced that nominations are now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. The Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case, established in 1979 for the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Persons Case in Canada, honour recipients annually, including at least one […] The post Nominations now open for the 2024 Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case appeared fi

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March 2024’s Most Memorable Activations

The Sponsorship Collective

And whoosh, March disappears just like that. There was so much fun along the way, such as SXSW 2024 in Austin, which is always a good time. As I did last month, and the month before that, I want to take this time to assess which activations made the largest splash in March and why.

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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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U.S. Postal Service Recommends New Prices for July 2024

NonProfit PRO

The U.S. Postal Service proposed mailing services price changes, including a five-cent bump in the cost of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp.

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Find Corners to Cut: Save Time and Energy with Efficient Fundraising

DonorPerfect

I have five hours a week and no budget. Here’s how I fundraise. This blog is written for the founders, one-human-shows, every-hat-wearing, grassroots champions of small and lean nonprofits. As a communicator and former full-time fundraiser, I know that a lot of advice for nonprofits and fundraisers assumes readers already have industry knowledge, connections, and Read More » The post Find Corners to Cut: Save Time and Energy with Efficient Fundraising appeared first on Nonprofit Technology &

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Canadian employees show uncertainty over AI adoption, new survey from Technation

Charity Village

Technation released a new study, which saw 2000 respondents surveyed on their thoughts pertaining to AI adoption in the workplace. Conflicting stances became apparent, with 57% of respondents perceiving AI as beneficial, whilst 61% believe it could be a threat. Some additional key findings were underscored, including 43% of Canadian employees having little to no knowledge […] The post Canadian employees show uncertainty over AI adoption, new survey from Technation appeared first on Charity

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Inspire Generosity with a Better Online Donation Form

sgEngage

In digital philanthropy, it has never been more important to seek out and embrace innovations, especially innovations in online donation forms. Your online giving form is the primary instrument you use to process a donation, and it’s also the key tool you use for collecting valuable information about your donors. You’re expecting a lot from your donation form.

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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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INSPIRATION On-Demand!

NonProfit PRO

What do you get when you combine more than 600 nonprofit leaders, 26 speakers and 11 sessions over the course of one amazing day? You get INSPIRED. For those unable to attend the AWS IMAGINE: Nonprofit conference in person this year, the content is now available on-demand. Log-on, listen and share with others. Together we’ll inspire leaders across our mission-driven organizations, as we work to solve the world's most pressing challenges.

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Donor Engagement Strategies to Level Up Your Nonprofit + Donor Engagement Plan Checklist!

Wild Apricot

Your donors are critical for your fundraising goals. Discover the best practices for engaging donors and how to create an effective donor engagement strategy.

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Cresa report unveils insights into nonprofit workplace trends

Charity Village

Cresa released the 2023 Canadian Nonprofit Benchmark Report, which highlights key trends in the nonprofit workplace amidst the current economic environment. These trends include navigating remote and hybrid work, as well as new tactics leadership teams are adopting for the future. According to the study, nonprofits are reporting that about one-third (32.1%) of employees work […] The post Cresa report unveils insights into nonprofit workplace trends appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Why You Should Leverage AI For Nonprofit Data Management

Bloomerang

In the realm of nonprofit organizations, effective data management is essential for optimizing resources, enhancing donor relations, and achieving mission-driven goals. However, many nonprofits grapple with the challenges of managing data efficiently due to limited resources, disparate data sources, and manual processes. At our nonprofit firm, we have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform our data management practices, enabling us to make data-driven decisions, enhance

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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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$50k… $100k… $200K… Oh My!

NonProfit PRO

The 2024 IMAGINE Grant cycle has opened and you have three award categories to choose from. For those transforming core operations, there is the Momentum to Modernize Award, inclusive of up to $50,000 in unrestricted cash funding. If your organization is looking to innovate at the next level, consider the Go Further, Faster Award, inclusive of up to $100,000.

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How Innovation Naturally Emerges From Deliberate Inefficiency

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“The fact is that most companies are structured to maximize efficiency and minimize risk, resulting in an environment that ultimately prevents meaningful innovations,” explains Elliott Parker , author of the new book, The Illusion of Innovation. Adopting inefficiency, experimentation, and messiness as a strategy sounds counterintuitive, but Parker – backed by 25 years’ experience working with Fortune 50 companies – proves it’s necessary for progress.

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New survey reveals current workplace biases faced by visible minorities

Charity Village

ComIT.org commissioned a new survey as part of an ongoing series of research to gauge current workplace biases, challenges, and issues faced by visible minorities. Several pivotal findings were garnered, including over half (51.40%) of recent employed immigrants state they have a Caucasian manager they consider less qualified. Moreover, 60.8% of immigrants encountered workplace microaggressions […] The post New survey reveals current workplace biases faced by visible minorities appeared fi

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Why you should write a thank you from the heart

Hands on Fundraising

Answer honestly: how much attention do you pay to the thank you letters or emails you receive after giving? Do you quickly review it to be sure it’s a thank you letter, then file it for your taxes? And does that make the whole experience feel a bit… impersonal? I’m asking not because I think […] The post Why you should write a thank you from the heart appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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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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Impact Reporting: Moving from Outdated to Modern

NonProfit PRO

Reporting is essential for nonprofit organizations to demonstrate the impact of their work to funders and donors. However, many organizations struggle to capture, interpret, and utilize meaningful data due to outdated reporting practices. In this e-book, you’ll discover the four most common reporting mistakes you may be making and how to fix them. You’ll also learn how an impact management solution with built-in reporting capabilities can help.

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Information: The Better Half of IT

sgEngage

We sometimes forget that IT stands for Information Technology. As a society, we have become obsessed with the “Technology” half the tools and devices that infiltrate our lives—and with producing, updating, and controlling these devices. But information is the fuel that drives any technology machine: it is what our devices collect, store, synthesize, and distribute.

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Storytelling with social media: Amplifying your nonprofit’s impact

Charity Village

The abandoned dog that found his forever home, the woman who was able receive treatment and is now cancer-free, the mother and children fleeing abuse who accessed clothing and shelter, all thanks to your organizations. These are the stories that make your cause worth donating to. These are the stories that explain why you do […] The post Storytelling with social media: Amplifying your nonprofit’s impact appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Fundraising Ethics In Higher Education

Bloomerang

Every profession likes to claim ethics are essential to its success. But you can make an especially robust case that this is indeed the case in fundraising. What does it take to be successful in fundraising? Strengths like persuasion, problem solving, and persistence come to mind quickly. But integrity is squarely at the top. Fundraising is a profession directed at nurturing friendships that culminate in gifts of time, talent, and treasure.

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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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Reevaluate Your Brand to Appeal to Next-Gen Donors

NonProfit PRO

Gen Zers are drawn to authentic, visually appealing brands. Here's how to refresh your look to hook the next generation of donors.

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Jury Is Out On Philanthropy And Medical Debt

The NonProfit Times

Medical debt relief programs might not be the panacea that proponents hope, despite the good intentions behind such programs. That’s the conclusion reached by a team of researchers from the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts after completing a study in partnership with RIP Medical Debt, a New York City charity that buys and cancels medical debt.

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Participate in The 2024 Blackbaud Status of Canadian Fundraising Survey

Charity Village

Blackbaud invites nonprofit professionals to participate in The 2024 Blackbaud Status of Canadian Fundraising Survey. What are the fundraising opportunities you’re excited about and challenges you’re facing in 2024? Are other organizations like yours having a similar experience? Find out by adding your voice to The Status of Fundraising Report 2024.

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5 Things Colleges Can Do Right Now to Impact Fall 2024 Enrollment

sgEngage

The ongoing FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) delays have left students with less time to compare financial aid offers and make a college decision than in a typical year. In response, many colleges have postponed their commitment and financial aid deadlines for the 2024–25 academic year. According to the US Department of Education, about 330,000 federal financial aid applications will need to be reprocessed following yet another data error.

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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.