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5 Takeaways from the Latest Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report

NonProfit PRO

From the state of individual giving, donor retention and the struggle to win over one-time donors, here are the biggest takeaways from the recent “Quarterly Fundraising Report" by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project.

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How to Use Trial & Error to Find the Right Fundraisers for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jessica Fox , Content Manager at Eventgroove – a one-stop platform for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events that offers event management, online fundraising, ticketing, and online storefronts for print and digital merchandise. As a fundraiser, you’re up against some tough odds. There’s a lot going on in the world (we’re looking at you, recession worries and existential dread), and fundraising efforts that have worked in the past may not be delivering the same results.

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A Lightweight Framework for Building Your Association’s Data Strategy

Association Analytics

The post A Lightweight Framework for Building Your Association’s Data Strategy appeared first on Association Analytics.

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FEMA's 2022 National Preparedness Report Findings

VisionLink

We’ve been reviewing the recently released National Preparedness Report from 2022 and a few sections really stand-out. Have you seen the report? You can find it here: National Preparedness Report December 2022 Here is our take. Starting on page 6, with the fact that weather-related disasters are clearly on the rise, it is now increasingly important that our government agencies continue to help fund and guide mitigation and resilience-building efforts.

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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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How to Build Your Nonprofit Community

NonProfit PRO

Similar in some ways to our for-profit counterparts, "selling” our missions is no different than selling consumer goods. In both cases, what we’re after is a satisfied customer that comes back for more. Here are some tips on how to build your nonprofit community.

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Alt-labor: What are workers’ rights nonprofits?  

Candid

As the New Year promises to bring many changes to the social sector and beyond, one thing remains unchanged and top of mind for many: the economic climate in the U.S. With high levels of inflation persisting and the possibility of a recession looming, many are predicting what 2023’s economy will mean for today’s workforce. Unfortunately, there’s no crystal ball that can tell employees what to expect this year.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What Should A Donor Do When They Don’t Feel Adequately Engaged?

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 come from a fundraiser and donor who wants advice on how to handle poor donor engagement: Dear Charity Clairity, I’m a fundraiser, but also a donor. Sometimes wearing both hats is challenging.

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Breaking Down Organizational Silos to Create an Optimal Omnichannel Experience

NonProfit PRO

Creating a seamless customer experience may sound daunting at first. But it’s worth it. A key component to adopting an omnichannel approach for your fundraising and marketing campaigns is to identify and break down the organizational silos standing in your way.

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Introducing 2023 Candid Seals of Transparency 

Candid

Candid’s 2023 Seals of Transparency are here, and this year it’s even easier to earn your first Bronze Seal or update your current Candid Seal and take advantage of their perks. Research shows nonprofits that earn a Seal average 53% more in contributions. Beyond giving your nonprofit’s funding a boost, consider the following two benefits of getting your 2023 Candid Seal of Transparency today: Share your full profile with potential funders : Access your unique and sharable link to your full profi

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Nonprofit Marketing Technology Benchmarks 2022-2023

Tech Soup

Between June and September of 2022, TechSoup, in partnership with the digital marketing and technology agency Tapp Network, built the Nonprofit Digital Marketing Benchmark Survey. Our mission was to gather data on how nonprofits were responding to the drastic changes in digital communications and to provide helpful insights and recommendations. We compared the findings to those gathered in the 2020-2021 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Benchmark Survey and Report.

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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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Why aren’t nonprofits getting the recognition they deserve?

Hands on Fundraising

Attention, please! When you work at a nonprofit, long hours and tons of responsibility go with the territory. It’s not about making money or getting accolades; it’s about creating an impact. You’re working hard, you’re making a difference. But your friends, family, and sometimes even colleagues don’t have a clear idea of what you do. […]. The post Why aren’t nonprofits getting the recognition they deserve?

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Listen Now to Learn How We Can Ensure Our Oceans Continue Sustaining Life!

NonProfit PRO

Hear from Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and recipient of the Audubon Medal for Conservation, the Marine Sanctuary Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the California Coastal Commission’s Coastal Hero Award as she shares why our environment is a crucial point in history, where conversation standards need to be changed globally ensure that our oceans can continue to sustain life for future generations during this episode’s interview with David Blyer, CEO o

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Pandemic Lessons Learned: 4 Tips for School Fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Many schools rely heavily on donations from generous families, community members, and alumni to supplement limited government funding. If you’re a teacher, parent, or volunteer, you know that coming up with the funding your school needs can be difficult, especially in the midst of global challenges that are out of your control. The pandemic presented unique challenges for fundraisers everywhere, but this difficult time has also led schools and other organizations to come up with more creative fu

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What Is Content Strategy (and Why Should My Nonprofit Care)?

Elevation

You could say that sweet talking, poetry writing, flower buying, fancy dinners, and romantic strolls all constitute “ content marketing strategies ” that people have been using for centuries to win over partners and pursue long-term relationships. Even nonprofits need two to tango, so attracting and engaging the right audience needs website content, blog articles, email marketing campaigns, and social media posts.

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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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A step-by-step guide to raising the board recruitment bar

Charity Village

This article was previously published by the Pinpoint Governance Group and is reprinted with permission. I had the privilege to speak at a roundtable session hosted by Tourism London at the CSAE Conference last month in Halifax. I spoke about board recruitment and was delighted to connect with many nonprofit professionals who are looking to […] The post A step-by-step guide to raising the board recruitment bar appeared first on CharityVillage.

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[eBook] 6 Steps to Building Lasting Donor Relationships

NonProfit PRO

• Donors are the lifeblood of any nonprofit. But how do you strengthen their connection to your organization? And how do you create and maintain solid relationships with other passionate individuals who are dedicated to your cause? This eBook outlines 6 areas on how to continue to serve your mission successfully, while growing and nurturing lasting relationships with current and new donors.

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5 Pros and Cons of Virtual Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Achieve

Fundraising events are the perfect way to deepen your nonprofit’s impact. Between exciting auctions and marathon events, there are several opportunities to provide a memorable experience for your supporters, all while driving engagement. Beyond choosing a fundraising idea, your nonprofit also has to decide whether you want to host your event in person or online. .

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Volunteer Opportunities: 10 Places to Find (And Post) Them

Elevation

Looking for volunteer opportunities but clueless about where to begin? Overwhelmed by the amount of options available? Want to make sure you find something that fits your interests, location, and schedule?

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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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Food insecurity is forecasted to grow by 60% in Canada

Charity Village

Second Harvest released Canada Needs a New Year’s Resolution for Food Insecurity report based on a survey of more than 1300 nonprofit organizations, which examined the anticipated need for food charity in 2023. The study found that nonprofit food programs serving vulnerable Canadians forecast the number of people they serve to grow by 60% in […] The post Food insecurity is forecasted to grow by 60% in Canada appeared first on CharityVillage.

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3 Recurring Giving Predictions for 2023

NonProfit PRO

A new year. New opportunities. A renewed focus on donors, mission and impact. To kick off 2023, here are my top three recurring giving predictions for 2023. .

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Creative Content Best Practices for Nonprofits in 2023

Tech Soup

Investing time into creative content like blogs, videos, images, and animations can help your organization to stand out. You can use these methods to tell your story more effectively, to be discovered on search engines and social media, and to encourage people to engage with your cause.

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Reimaging Success in Nonprofit Work: How Systems Change Can Drive Vision Forward

Bloomerang

The post Reimaging Success in Nonprofit Work: How Systems Change Can Drive Vision Forward appeared first on Bloomerang.

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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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Answering “Tell me about yourself”

Charity Village

“Tell me about yourself.” While many people can fumble on answering this question in a job interview, it is actually very simple to answer. That is if you know how to approach answering it correctly. Why do interviewers ask this question? There are many reasons why interviewers tend to favour asking this question, including: Sometimes the interviewer […] The post Answering “Tell me about yourself” appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Amazon Gives Little Notice on End of AmazonSmile Program

NonProfit PRO

"Every little bit counts” — at least that’s what Amazon touts when it shares the impact customers have made via AmazonSmile. But less than a decade after launching the program, Amazon announced that AmazonSmile's days are numbered.

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7 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Build a Strong Financial Foundation in 2023

sgEngage

Working with a lean budget means even the slightest unexpected expense can create a stressful situation. So, when inflation made dollars not stretch as far and staffing shortages shifted more duties to a fewer number of people, many nonprofits found 2022 to be particularly stressful. From creating a financial cushion to clearly managing your financial reporting, your finance team can create a strong foundation to help you weather whatever the new year has in store.

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Nonprofit Mergers & Collaboration

Blue Avocado

See how one nonprofit merged with another and learn concrete steps nonprofit EDs and boards can use in their decision-making process. The post Nonprofit Mergers & Collaboration appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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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.

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Preparing for Year End Audits Including 2023 Updates

Charity Village

On March 16, join us for a free webinar to learn how to prepare for your organization’s year-end audit. It’s that time of year again! This webinar is designed to help nonprofit organizations better navigate the year-end reporting and audit processes, with a special section on what’s new and different in 2023. During this webinar, […].

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Report Reveals How Nonprofits Seek to Address the Marketing Technology Gap in 2023

NonProfit PRO

TechSoup and Tapp Network released the results of the 2022-2023 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Benchmark Report, which reveals the strategies used by over 100 nonprofits in 2022 and their plans for improvement in 2023.

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How to Use a SWOT Analysis for Your Nonprofit

CauseVox

Contrary to its public perception as a sleepy and antiquated industry, the nonprofit space is a fast-paced world brimming with energy and potential. And it’s important to routinely ask the questions: “How are we doing? And where do we go from here?” A SWOT analysis is a great tool to guide any team through this process. It’s not about blame or uncovering failings; it is about creating future success.

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Why Major Gifts Should Drive Your 2023 Development Plan

sgEngage

At the heart of fundraising are the supporters who believe in your cause and want to place their trust, and dollars, into your organization to make a change in the world. Stepping into 2023, organizations and their donors are likely going to navigate a recession together­–impacting giving and the philanthropic landscape. The good news? With an informed development plan, there is no reason that 2023 can’t be your best fundraising year to date and a prime year for major giving.

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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.