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Faced With Challenge, ENA Delivers Value


To say that emergency nurses must be ready for anything is an understatement. This is a profession that routinely prepares for the unexpected. As CEO of the Emergency Nurses Association, Nancy MacRae knows how to be sure-footed in a volatile environment.

[WEBINAR] Top 10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends To Watch in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $20 (USD).

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Cut The Clutter: Choosing the Best Videographer for Your Association

Association TV

There are a few different paths you can take to produce video content for your association or business. Freelancers, marketing agencies, production studios, recent communications grads with a DSLR and a twinkle in their eye are all fantastic options.

Building a Digital Ecosystem Around Your AMS – 10/21/21

Association Analytics

The post Building a Digital Ecosystem Around Your AMS – 10/21/21 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Planning & Strategy Technology

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.

Before Publishing Your Annual Appeal, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions


I’ve offered you checklists , FAQs and e-guides with templates for writing donor-centric annual appeals. I stick by them as a place to begin. They offer an outline of all the elements an effective appeal should include.

100 Fundraising Email Subject Lines That Will Get Donors to Open Your Email

Get Fully Funded

A good fundraising email subject line can make or break your request for funds. You see, most people focus just on the email itself and the subject line is an afterthought. Big mistake. You see, if the email doesn’t get opened, you get no donations. Read that again.

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TechSoup Connect: Your New Community Events Program


TechSoup is retiring the NetSquared program, best known as our global network of in-person #Tech4Good meetups. But we aren't abandoning community — TechSoup will continue to serve our members with grassroots-led workshops through the new TechSoup Connect program. TechSoup Education

13 National Domestic Violence Survivor Support Nonprofits


Domestic violence is a widespread, horrific issue that occurs regularly in the United States. Defined as a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship, domestic violence involves far more than just physical abuse.

9 Tips for Creating a Social Media Advocacy Campaign

Media Cause

Social media is one of the most powerful tools for activating people to take action. Amidst the constant stream of news updates, social media advocacy campaigns offer people a relevant way to make a difference on the issues they care about.

New Data Shows Online Fundraising’s Tremendous Growth — Plus 3 Predictions

NonProfit PRO

One-time online giving grew 15.6% last year, according to the study. Within that, recurring donations continued to outpace one-time gifts despite the pandemic and email communications played a huge role in the success of online fundraising. E-mail Online Fundraising Recurring Donations

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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.

Does Your Nonprofit’s Culture Attract or Repel Money?

Social Velocity

My guess is that you want to attract more money for your mission. Who doesn’t, right? But to do that you need to cultivate a Culture of Mission and Money among your board, staff, and funders. Does your nonprofit have one?

6 Reasons Why Fundraising Season Might Not Be For You


It’s the end of the year. Your nonprofit has worked hard to get through a year of fulfilling its mission, fundraising, networking, and being a part of the nonprofit community. Now you have one final slog: fundraising season. But it doesn’t have to be like that!

#GivingTuesday 2021 Ideas & Best Practices


GivingTuesday Ideas & Best Practices. What are the best #GivingTuesday fundraising ideas to make you stand out in 2021? Since 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a worldwide day of (mostly) online giving. On GivingTuesday 2020, $2.47

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Tune-Up?

NonProfit PRO

One of the most admirable aspects of nonprofits is how dedicated they are to their core mission. But sometimes, this devotion leads nonprofits to develop a blind spot: their own organizational health. Executive Issues Financial Services

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 Tips That Will Help You Create an Engaged Nonprofit Board


Depending on who you ask, your board of directors can be the single most important element in determining your organization’s success or failure. As you’ve likely seen within your organization, board experience matters and board engagement should be a top priority.

How a modern AMS can help your association’s digital transformation

Nimble AMS

Many associations are starting to re-think their technology strategy to adapt to our changing world. . Here’s how Nimble AMS can help your association’s digital transformation journey.

System Error: Stanford Professors Tackle Tech Disruption and Democracy

Non Profit Quarterly

Amy Costello: Welcome to Tiny Spark , a podcast of the Nonprofit Quarterly. We focus on what is required to build a more just society—in matters of race, health, the environment, and the economy. I’m Amy Costello.

3 Steps for Nonprofits To Take Advantage of the Great Resignation

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit leadership across the country should be chomping at the bit to attract motivated, purpose-driven candidates among the millions searching to hit the reset button on their careers in search of a more meaningful path.

Why you’re not raising more money

Hands on Fundraising

Are you struggling to raise enough money? Of course, the reasons are as varied as organizations. But there are still a few things to think about that are often causing your problem. You’re not clear about your mission Can you communicate your WHY easily and in simple language?

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Salesforce Winter ’22 Release: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

In the Salesforce Winter ’22 Release , there are a number of intuitive new features, updates, and functionalities sure to benefit your Salesforce instance.

Why pitch-based funding competitions are harmful and we need to stop having them

Nonprofit AF

Last week, I was on Clubhouse in a conversation called “If Nonprofits Were Brutally Honest with Funders” (with colleagues Dr. Fundraising philanthropy Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Do You Know Your Donor?

NonProfit PRO

You and I have a desire to be connected to others and when that other person shows you that they know you, that connection strengthens. Even when you may not know the other person that well, a personal touch will immediately strengthen that relationship. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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How to Overcome the Fear That Your Story Doesn’t Matter in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community


This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs. Stay tuned for future posts! . In this post on limiting beliefs, I want to talk about a common one I hear from nonprofit professionals: the fear that their story doesn’t matter.

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Celebrating Global Diversity Awareness All Year Round


For the third year in a row, TechSoup is excited to observe Global Diversity Awareness Month. The celebration of cultural diversity is meant to build cultural competency and promote self-reflection.

Countdown to GivingTuesday: 3 Tips for GivingTuesday Success


The last quarter of 2021 and GivingTuesday are sneaking up on so many of us this year. With all the shifting to a new normal—and yet another version of normal —planning tends to fall to the bottom of the priority list.

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Protecting Our Planet Challenge Commits $5 Billion To Conserve 30% of Planet by 2030

NonProfit PRO

Nine organizations have joined together to pledge $5 billion over the next 10 years to help address three of the planet’s most life-threatening crises: the climate, extinction and health crises — with an emphasis on the role of nature and the leadership of Indigenous people in solving them.

[VIDEO] Demystifying the Grants Lifecycle: Grant Seeking Lessons and Pro-tips from the Field


Rachel Sacks, MPH will help demystify all five phases of the grants lifecycle: identifying well-aligned prospects, cultivating funder relationships, preparing compelling submissions, maintaining grants through stewarding and reporting, and submitting renewals.

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Why You Should Measure Impact in Addition to Outcomes

Forum One

It can be difficult to measure the impact of your work, particularly when you are unclear about what impact means to your organization. Often, there is confusion between the outcomes of a particular process and the ultimate impact that the outcomes have on the world.

How to Get Your Visitors to Post About Your Arts and Cultural Organization


We are now living in the age of click and snap-happy visitors, but it’s not enough to simply count on the fact that they will post about your organization on social media when visiting. Even if tech-savvy visitors do post, who’s to say that they will be sure to tag you?

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The Spirit of Giving Time, Talent and Treasure

NonProfit PRO

The spirit of giving time, talent and treasure is important to the long-term success of nonprofits. Happy volunteers and donors will encourage others to follow suit. Fundraiser Education

In Case of Emergency: Showing Consideration for Donors, Volunteers And Colleagues When Disaster Strikes


One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is that it’s important to recognize when others are having a very different life experience than I am. I’ve also seen how this relates to times when donors, volunteers, and colleagues are dealing with a disaster in their region. .

4 Reasons Diversity and Inclusion are Important for Volunteer Programs

Volunteer Hub

According to research, only 27% of nonprofits have a diversity and inclusion plan for volunteers. Here are 4 reasons diversity and inclusion (D&I) are important for any volunteer program. Now more than at any other point in history, volunteer programs are becoming increasingly diverse.

Digital Marketing and Sponsorship 

The Sponsorship Collective

Are you a marketer? More specifically, do you work in digital marketing? If so, then you’re at an advantage when it comes to sponsorship. For you, it’s easier to identify which sponsorship assets could potentially be more valuable thanks to your background.

#GivingTuesday Checklist

NonProfit PRO

#GivingTuesday is around the corner, do have a plan to promote your campaign, effectively engage supporters and raise more for your cause?