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Member Value Equals Sponsor Value

.orgSource

Digital Strategies Deliver the Goods If an abrupt pivot wasn’t part of your previous business experience, it’s on your radar now. One of my personal pandemic resets taught me that sometimes a sudden challenge is also an “aha moment”.

2021 Nonprofit Data Breach Protocol Resource Round-up

Blue Fox

Let’s face it… the last two years have kind of been a dumpster fire. The last thing you want to add to your list of “things I never want to experience again” is a data breach.

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Crush your membership goals

Nimble AMS

Get your member data in shape to a void the lapse and crush your goals! . When you think about member retention, you might not think about the state of your member data. But maybe it’s time to start. .

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3 Giving Tuesday Campaign Ideas That Will Stand Out

Kindful

With tens of thousands of nonprofits participating in Giving Tuesday, it’s understandable that you might feel like your emails and social media posts will just get lost in the shuffle. However, this shouldn’t discourage you from participating!

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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.

Top Tips For Hosting Virtual Nonprofit Headquarter Site Visits

Bloomerang

Before the COVID-19 pandemic , which placed restrictions on meeting in person, nonprofit headquarter site visits mainly entailed giving a visitor a tour of your nonprofit’s facilities. .

The Tools Your Nonprofit Needs To Boost Its Peer-to-Peer Success in 2021

NonProfit PRO

Organizations are requiring more robust software functionality to ensure virtual and hybrid campaigns connect as deeply with participants and donors as in-person events.

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Why Monthly Giving is Easy

Top Nonprofits

Why Monthly Giving is Easy! By Erica Waasdorp, President, A Direct Solution and author of Monthly Giving. The Sleeping Giant and NEW: Monthly Giving Made Easy.

Exploring the Role of Apprenticeship in Today’s Economy with Tal Frankfurt + Robert Lerman

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good has launched Talent for Good , a large-scale talent apprenticeship program designed specifically to benefit the Salesforce ecosystem. It’s important to note that an apprenticeship differs from an internship in a few key ways.

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How Your Nonprofit Could Get Banned on Social Media

NonProfit PRO

Imagine this: You run a domestic violence shelter, and your fundraising team is starting to realize that your ads aren't bringing in the money they used to on social media.

Forward Unto the Breach: Don’t Rest on Nonprofit Laurels

Bloomerang

Today’s environment requires action, not passivity or complacency. The best nonprofits don’t rest on their laurels. . This has never been the case. Because there’s too much work to be done! How hard is your nonprofit working?

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.

Professional Fundraising: Everything You Need to Know About Getting Outside Help

Wild Apricot

In a world dominated by social media and digital technology, fundraising trends, strategies, and best practices evolve at a rapid pace. New and creative ways of asking for donor support emerge so quickly that it can be hard for organizations to keep. fundraising

Your Complete Giving Tuesday Campaign Guide

DonorPerfect

Giving Tuesday is the biggest giving day of the year. Falling just after Cyber Monday on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, it lands right before fundraisers’ already-abundant year-end initiatives as dedicated donors look to support charities during the holidays and make tax-deductible donations.

4 Ways NonProfit POWER Will Inspire Nonprofit Leaders

NonProfit PRO

Across the two-day event, NonProfit POWER attendees will hear from expert speakers, partake in boardroom case studies with their peers, attend one-on-one meetings with leading vendors and network with other nonprofit executives. Here are four ways the event will inspire nonprofit leaders.

3 Keys to a Successful GivingTuesday Email Campaign

Bloomerang

Are you ready for GivingTuesday this year? The global generosity movement is an opportunity to encourage additional giving from your supporters, so it is vital to have a communication plan in place. In 2020, Bloomerang customers raised over $23.9 million on GivingTuesday.

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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.

Fall 2021 Fundraising Strategies to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

TechSoup

Now that we're well into the final quarter of 2021, many nonprofit fundraisers are working to find a fundraising strategy that is flexible enough to respond to COVID and the delta variant while also drawing in donors who are feeling some major Zoom fatigue.

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The Ultimate Guide to Volunteer Recruitment: 15+ Strategies

Qgiv

Volunteers are the backbone of any nonprofit organization. They take care of your facility, give tours of your museum, welcome attendees to your annual gala, and pass out medals at fundraising races.

Online Fundraising Platforms To Face Stricter Regulations in California

NonProfit PRO

California’s Department of Justice already oversees charities and regulates fundraising on behalf of all charitable purposes in the state, but with the surge in online fundraising platforms, the state’s law, as written, wasn’t sufficient to reach online fundraising.

3 Keys to a Successful GivingTuesday Email Campaign

Bloomerang

Are you ready for GivingTuesday this year? The global generosity movement is an opportunity to encourage additional giving from your supporters, so it is vital to have a communication plan in place. In 2020, Bloomerang customers raised over $23.9 million on GivingTuesday.

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Peer-to-Peer Crowdfunding Myths & How To Ensure Success

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes WHY CROWDFUNDING IS VITAL. The idea of using the Internet to aggregate a crowd to fund a project is a modern complement to, if not a full-on replacement for, traditional fundraising methods that are aging badly in the non-profit space.

Scary Nonprofit Stories to Tell in the Dark, 2021

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. Halloween is coming up next week, which means it’s time for this year’s crop of spooky stories set. Humor

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How (and Why) To Make Organizational Alignment Happen

NonProfit PRO

Lack of alignment can happen at any level because subordinate employees do not have the tools to see if their work aligns with the strategic plan.

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Executive Director Management: The Board’s Top 5 Responsibilities

Bloomerang

Finding that perfect balance of power and productivity is one of the most common challenges that nonprofit leaders face. . The board governance model is one of four primary nonprofit governance models.

What Is the Future of Virtual Membership?

sgEngage

Think back to 2019 and early 2020. How many cultural organizations were actively prioritizing digital benefits and digital access in membership? While we cannot travel back in time, the answer is likely “not many.”

An Accessibility & Inclusion Checklist for Virtual Events

Forum One

As in-person events have had to shift to virtual events this year, the silver lining has been that they’ve opened up the opportunity for events to be more accessible to more people, where travel, time, and related expenses aren’t a barrier to participation.

Getting Forward to Normal: The Need for Digital Infrastructure

NonProfit PRO

We can live without the office, but we can't live without a digital connection. And yet, think about our investments of time and energy in each. Some of the former debate is merited, but too often our digital infrastructure is like the plumbing, in that, we only notice it when it goes awry.

How to Overcome Your Fears in Order to Better Serve Your Nonprofit and Your Community

Bloomerang

This post is part of a series on limiting beliefs. Read the previous posts on overcoming the belief that your story doesn’t matter , the idea that success is selfish , and how to get out of a victim mindset. . As a nonprofit professional, you have a lot of power and responsibility.

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Donation Form A/B Test: Single-Page or Multi-Page?

sgEngage

When nonprofit customers ask us what donation form designs are most successful, we always recommend testing. While one form design may work best for one nonprofit, your audience is unique and may respond better to a different design.

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Charity Auctions: The Ultimate Guide [+ Software Tips]

Handbid

Charity auctions allow charities to cultivate relationships with sponsors, earn revenue and engage supporters, making them a top fundraising option for nonprofits. Additionally, charity auctions are at a distinct advantage over other fundraising methods for connecting with new donors.

Push Through To Find the Next 100 Monthly Donors

NonProfit PRO

Over the years, I’ve worked with nonprofits of all sizes — small, midsize, large — when it comes to monthly donors. A few of those smaller organizations started out earlier this year with 15 monthly donors.

How Charity Navigator is accounting for the financial effects of COVID-19 in the Star ratings

Charity Navigator

In our commitment to make impactful philanthropy easier for all, Charity Navigator provides our objective, user-friendly rating service free of charge. Our ratings traditionally covered a nonprofit’s financial health as well as their accountability and transparency practices.

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The sgEngage Podcast Episode 213: Highlights from Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report

sgEngage

The new Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report is out, and it has some significant differences from previous years. What are those differences, and what can you take away from this year’s report?

[ASK AN EXPERT] Is There A Good Way To Raise Funds To Retire A Debt Or Pay For Something Retroactively?

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 grant writer who wants advice on how to apply for grant funds if you’ve already made the purchase. .

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Announcing the Third Impact Lab on Climate Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

“To address our climate emergency, we must rapidly, radically reshape society. We need every solution and every solver…What this moment calls for is a mosaic of voices — the full spectrum of ideas and insights for now we can turn things around.” – Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Moustafa Elshaabiny

Charity Navigator

Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month we will introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers. We are extremely honored to be a part of the nonprofit community where our footprint (and our ratings!)

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