Sat.Sep 10, 2022 - Fri.Sep 16, 2022

Why practicing data hygiene can benefit your association staff and members

Nimble AMS

According to the Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study, over half of association professionals say investing in business intelligence and data analytics is a top priority, yet only one-third would rate their organization’s data as excellent or very good.

4 Types of Donor Personas for Effective Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ask any nonprofit fundraiser if he or she wants to increase the results of their fundraising efforts and you’ll get a resounding “yes”! The next question, of course, is how? The answer is in understanding your goal and audience, and then matching your pitch to the prospect.

The why and how of fundraising

Hands on Fundraising

If you’re writing that year-end appeal or anything that goes to your donors, you’ll be more successful if you understand the “why” and “how” of fundraising. At first, you’d say it’s pretty easy, right?

28 Super Engaging Ideas for Giving Tuesday, from Campaign to Marketing

Wild Apricot

Ah, Giving Tuesday. This international day of giving is a nonprofit’s dream, but there sure is a lot of competition with other organizations! In order to make Giving Tuesday your most profitable day of the year, it’s so important to get. fundraising

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Warrior Canine Connection: A Unique Approach to Mission Based Trauma Recovery

DipJar

We’ve had the opportunity to speak with a few organizations that are focused on supporting our veterans. One DipJar customer, Foar from Home , rowed across the Atlantic, raising money along the way for K9s for Warriors.

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Greek Myths if They Were Set in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit AF

Over the past several months, my kids have been obsessed with Greek Mythology, thanks to a podcast they listen to. Funder Relations Fundraising Grantwriting Humor

[ASK AN EXPERT] What’s Better: Asking For Too Little Or Too Much?

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a major gift fundraiser who wants advice on whether it’s better to ask for too little or too much. .

8 Tips to Help Clear Up Confusion Around the Pending Mastercard Regulations

NonProfit PRO

If you’re tired or reading about the new Mastercard regulations, you’re probably not alone. Here is a recap of what Mastercard clarified about its rules in a recent webinar. Collections/Payment Processing Monthly Giving Mastercard Mastercard Regulations

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How to Create a Sponsorship Proposal That Will Actually Get Read! 

The Sponsorship Collective

Your sponsorship programs, if you can even call them that, all seem to end the same way. You engage with a prospect and get them interested enough to the point where you think they want a proposal. Yet when you send said proposal, you never hear back.

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.

How to Plan a Giving Tuesday Campaign

The Storytelling Non-profit

Giving Tuesday is a great fundraising opportunity for nonprofit organizations if planned the right way. As nonprofit fundraisers, we’re constantly planning out different campaigns throughout the year.

How to Get CEOs and Boards to Embrace Year End Fundraising

Bloomerang

The post How to Get CEOs and Boards to Embrace Year End Fundraising appeared first on Bloomerang. giving tuesday

The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

This guide covers all the fundamental elements you need to evaluate your fundraising strategy, build a rock-solid fundraising toolkit, maximize giving, and expand your overall supporter base. Download The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Fundraising today and start raising more money

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None of Us is Getting Out Alive: A Guide to Executive Succession Planning

Blue Avocado

The work you do now to plan for executive succession could mean the difference between whether your organization withers or thrives later. The post None of Us is Getting Out Alive: A Guide to Executive Succession Planning appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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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.

Grantmaking: What’s Participation Got to Do with It?

sgEngage

In philanthropy, unlike democracy, there is often no way for people to participate–to share what they think or to influence decisions. People impacted by the grants typically have no say in who gets the funding, for what, how much, and for how long. Those at the top decide.

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Your End Of Year Fundraising Questions Answered

Bloomerang

I had the pleasure recently of teaming up with my fundraising bestie and copywriting guru Julie Cooper to host an “ End of Year Appeal Writing Made Easy ” workshop.

7 Steps New Major Gifts Fundraisers Should Take

NonProfit PRO

I believe that, over the next 10 years, major gifts fundraising will grow rapidly and become more sophisticated and donor-centered. So, here are some things to think about if you are new to major gifts fundraising. Major Gifts Staffing & Human Resources Donors fundraising Major-gifts

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Dreamforce: Four big reasons to attend the Salesforce annual conference

Nimble AMS

The Nimble AMS team is attending Dreamforce 2022 , are you? With over 1,000 sessions you can curate by your industry, role, and interest, you won’t want to miss the annual event, scheduled for September 20-22 in San Francisco.

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.

10 Powerful Nonprofit Videos to Inspire You

CauseVox

In today’s digital world, nonprofits and charities can’t underestimate the importance of nonprofit videos and visual storytelling as a key fundraising tool. 80% of the highest-grossing campaigns on CauseVox have used video as part of their online fundraising campaign.

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2022-03-Brand Campaign-Inspire-World-Of-Giving

Bloomerang

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Melissa Weisse, CFRE, ACFRE Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP

NonProfit PRO

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Melissa Weisse, CFRE, ACFRE of Detroit, Michigan.

How to Keep Donors Engaged Using Emerging Technologies

Cloud 4 Good

Pencils of Promise (PoP) was founded in October 2008 to help build safe and healthy learning environments for young children worldwide. Founder Adam Braun started the organization with a dream of creating educational infrastructure in the communities that need it most and a deposit of just $25.

Corporate Sponsorship Activation Ideas to Elevate Your Partnership 

The Sponsorship Collective

Corporate sponsorship deals are alluring to sponsorship seekers because they usually mean reeling in the big bucks compared to working with smaller sponsors. You don’t get something for nothing in this life, and so you need to offer your corporate prospects excellent activations.

27 of the Top Fundraising Software Solutions for Nonprofits

Bloomerang

As a nonprofit professional, you understand the importance of fundraising for your organization. It’s crucial to maintain your impactful programs, develop projects, and work toward achieving your mission.

Follow These 4 Steps to Determine Target Ask Amounts

NonProfit PRO

There are a lot of lessons to be learned about relationship building, strategy and the analytics critical to a successful program. One of those lessons is target ask amounts because if you don’t ask for a specific amount, you aren’t letting donors know what you need.

[Webinar] How to use CauseVox for Walks, Runs, and Races

CauseVox

Thinking of running a walkathon or activity challenge to fundraise for your nonprofit? Virtual and in-person walks, runs and races are top-performing fundraising initiatives as they only require a small amount of effort to achieve large amounts of fundraising success.

Where to Find Tech Funding for Your Nonprofit in 2022 and Beyond

Elevation

Finding grants for nonprofit website development or other tech needs may seem like a daunting task–web design, digital marketing, etc can all seem like narrow needs. You might worry that you'll never find a grant to cover them.

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Bloomerang + Zapier: Automating Classy Fundraising to Bloomerang

Bloomerang

The post Bloomerang + Zapier: Automating Classy Fundraising to Bloomerang appeared first on Bloomerang. integrations zapier

The Philanthropy of Queen Elizabeth II

NonProfit PRO

We all heard about the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history. She devoted her life in service to her people. News/Stats/Studies Philanthropy Queen Elizabeth II

[Webinar] #GivingTuesday and Year End Fundraising

CauseVox

What are the top #GivingTuesday fundraising ideas to make you stand out in 2022? Since 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a worldwide day of (mostly) online giving. Last year, 35 million adults participated in many ways on GivingTuesday 2021. Giving in the United States alone totaled $2.7

How can you engage your community in your brand?

Big Duck

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