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Send Culture to the Door When Trouble Comes to Call

.orgSource

I frequently write the words digital and success in the same sentence. Technology is important. A weak infrastructure at the beginning of 2020 meant it was a very hard year. As much as I value electronic connectivity, culture or the human side of business will always be the imperative.

Don't Let Association Data Myths Hold Back Your Analytics

Association Analytics

The three most common myths that hold associations back from getting started on their analytics journey are data cleanliness, data governance and data strategy. Most think that these steps must come before data analysis, when, in fact, they can be developed together, step-by-step.

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What’s New in WordPress: Top Plug-ins for 2021

Byte Technology

The latest version of WordPress is out and like previous WordPress releases, the newest version includes a variety of Block Editors. These new options improve the editing experience for you. Ideally, you will have already updated your website and have the Gutenberg plugin installed.

Rising to the Challenges of Compliance Management in 2021

360 Factors

When it comes to regulatory and governance challenges, financial services brands all over the world are under pressure to boost enforcement while effectively managing reputation. This pressure comes not just from regulators, but also from consumers and the general public.

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.

Cadmium names Jim Obsitnik as CEO and Mike Dunn as CFO after a Record Year of Growth

Cadmium CD

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A Tribute To Simone Joyaux

Bloomerang

Tenacious, Intelligent, Resourceful, Passionate, Insightful, Caring, Determined, and Fun are among the hundreds of words used to describe my friend and mentor, Simone Joyaux, since her passing last week.

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Where are the 2019 (and 2020) 990s? On filling the gaps in Candid’s grants data

Candid

People often ask us, “When will the [year just passed] 990s be available?” Because of the way Form 990 deadlines work, the answer is complicated. There’s no universal date for filing 990s; instead, the end of an organization’s fiscal year determines when its 990 is due at the IRS.

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Accessibility on Social Media

M+R

Read time: 6 minutes. In our ongoing work to assess and improve our practices, M+R has been digging into a more comprehensive approach to developing ethical creative. .

12 ways “all lives matter” manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, before we get to this week’s topic, thank you to those of you who voted on the new. Donor Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion black lives matter equity inclusion nonprofit

7 Tips to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Plan [Template]

Classy

Your nonprofit social media presence doesn’t have to be a stressful part of your job with a social media plan to simplify content creation. Social media drove 51% of donation traffic to the Classy platform in 2020. . Social media usage is growing rapidly among 4.7 billion users worldwide.

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.

Donor Appreciation: Creating a Strategy (And 22+ Ideas!)

Bloomerang

Your donors are the ones who make your organization’s mission possible. They fund your programs and ensure you’re able to continue the amazing work that you do on a daily basis. With all they do for your organization, are you thanking them thoroughly enough? .

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[Pre-Register Now]: How To Create A Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Calendar

CauseVox

The COVID-19 pandemic, the election, and racial justice protests of 2020 have upended the entire nonprofit landscape. It is no longer business as usual for nonprofit fundraisers.

Helping Veterans in Good Times and Bad: Three Funder Lessons from the Pandemic

Charity Navigator

Over a year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.

The Language of a Successful Donation Appeal

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The Language of a Successful Donation Appeal. How can you persuade potential donors to give to your cause above the myriad of organizations asking for support? The wording and language used in your donation appeal are key.

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.

Donor Appreciation: Creating a Strategy (And 22+ Ideas!)

Bloomerang

Your donors are the ones who make your organization’s mission possible. They fund your programs and ensure you’re able to continue the amazing work that you do on a daily basis. With all they do for your organization, are you thanking them thoroughly enough? .

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Hooked On A Feeling – Why experience is everything

Hands on Fundraising

Recently, Francesco Ambrogetti mentioned his recent book to me. His title intrigued me and I asked him to tell me more. Following is a Q & A about his new book, Hooked on a Feeling. I love the title – what led you to it? Can you explain why you chose it? People need to […].

How to drive member engagement with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

Association industry research from Community Brands shows that when looking at 2021, most associations are focused on developing or improving virtual opportunities, as well as increasing membership acquisition and retention. ?Almost

5 Consultant-Approved Strategies for Capital Campaigns in 2021

NonProfit PRO

Are you planning or considering a capital campaign for your nonprofit? Use these consultant-approved strategies to maximize your campaign’s chances of success. Agency/Consultant Relationships Capital Campaigns Capital campaigns Consultants

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Reality with Strings Attached

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 fundraiser who needs advice on how to deal with a potential legacy gift that has conditions attached. .

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Nonprofit Volunteer Trends Round-up (May 2021)

Blue Fox

Life during the pandemic can be summed up in a few words: lock down, quarantine, and masks. But if you look beyond the struggles, you will also find generosity, community, and volunteerism.

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How to Write an Effective Nonprofit Mission Statement

Get Fully Funded

Whether your nonprofit is an enterprise-level organization or a team of one , your mission statement serves as the heart of both your cause and your fundraising strategy.

25 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to raise funds now that we can’t leave our houses? You’re not alone. COVID-19 has completely changed the landscape of fundraising, and the foolproof methods nonprofit professionals have always relied on are now out of the. fundraising

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How to Facilitate the Discovery Step of the Donor-Centered Approach

Bloomerang

The most effective type of donor cultivation is a donor-centered approach. In this donor-centered approach, nonprofits seek to discover as much as they can about the potential donor. It’s not wise to rush the discovery process. Like an onion, it needs to be peeled one layer at a time.

How to Write Power Stories, Part 1

NonProfit PRO

We all know telling a good story engages readers and gets them emotionally involved so that they feel compelled to send a gift to your organization. But simply being advised to “tell a story” is pretty empty advice without some concrete guidance about what kind of story to tell and how to tell it.

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Ask Maureen: Collecting Information from Nonprofit Supporters

sgEngage

Nonprofit digital strategist and technology coach Maureen Wallbeoff gives advice to social good professionals in this new sgENGAGE series. Have a question you’d like Maureen’s help with? Leave a comment and you could be featured in an upcoming post!

The Nonprofit’s Donation Page Checklist [GUIDE]

Classy

Your donation page is your organization’s most valuable tool. An underwhelming first impression or a poorly structured design can be the difference between converting a visitor or losing a donation. .

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A Powerful Strategy to Work Smart At Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

The single most important lesson I ever learned. Begin with the why. Always. If you don’t, you’re likely to work very hard and not achieve much of value. Because you didn’t begin your endeavor by asking yourself: . What’s the value in this work upon which I’m about to embark?” .

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Preparing for Sponsorship Sales

The Sponsorship Collective

I’ve been busy with house renovations lately, including add-ons to my home. Whenever you get a new room built in your home, it needs to be painted. I’m the type that would rather do that myself than hire a team. Maybe you’re the same way. If so, then you know that you don’t just pick […].

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4 Steps to Getting Started with Google Ads for Nonprofits

TechSoup

Google Ads is a powerful tool that your nonprofit can leverage to grow your audience. Google Ads is the force behind the ads we see every day online.

SEO & Online Fundraising: How To Grow Your Nonprofit Website’s Reach

Kindful

Think about your last twelve months as a nonprofit professional. What new information did you learn? What unique problems did you encounter? Now think about where you found that information and the answers to those problems.

[ASK AN EXPERT] How to Negotiate a Gift of Realty with Strings Attached

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 fundraiser who needs advice on how to deal with a potential legacy gift that has conditions attached. .

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3 Signs It’s Time for New Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software

NonProfit PRO

Your organization’s ability to run successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns and events depends heavily on the software platform you use to run them. Peer to Peer Fundraising technology Peer to Peer Software Peer-to-peer Technology

What to Expect from the Summer ’21 Release

Cloud 4 Good

There are several new, exciting tools for Salesforce Administrators in the Salesforce Summer ’21 Release , such as Learning Paths and the Active Licenses tab. Additionally, there are enhancements to allow for easier customization, such as the Dynamic Actions Bar.

What is a Crisis Communication Plan and How can You Build One for Your Nonprofit?

Qgiv

In 2020 nonprofits grappled with how to communicate about current events that were rocking the world—the Black Lives Matter Movement and the COVID-19 pandemic. Should we still ask for donations? Should our nonprofit address these issues? Do our supporters want to hear from us about these issues?