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Customer Experience Lifts Service to the Stratosphere


These comments from McDonald’s CEO, Chris Kempczinski to New York Times journalist David Gelles describing how the pandemic would change the company’s business resonated with me on a couple of levels. “We

3 Tactics to Acquiring New Donors for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Technology and more people-centric (i.e., donors and supporters) ways of giving continue to expand, which is essential for nonprofit leaders to understand. For example, people could open a donor-advised fund (DAF) for very little money and give with the ease of tech platforms.

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Are You At Risk? How to Stay Safe Online During a Pandemic.

Association TV

In 2020, while the American public was focused on protecting our families from a global pandemic and helping others in need, cybercriminals took advantage of an opportunity to profit from our dependence on technology to go on an Internet crime spree.”.

Ways to Improve Your Website’s Performance

Byte Technology

In this age of high customer service expectations, same-day delivery, and instant updates, website visitors are less patient to wait for your site to download.

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.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. Matchmaking is a hot topic right now in the events industry, and it can help your exhibitors make even better connections with attendees. What is matchmaking? It’s a personalized experience for both attendees and exhibitors.

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3 Tips to Create Unforgettable Moments for Donors


There’s a hotel in Hollywood where the rooms are dated, the furnishings are sparse, and the walls are bare. Its name is the Magic Castle Hotel, but it’s not a castle. It’s a 1950s converted 2-story apartment complex painted canary yellow. . Next to its small pool is a cherry red phone.

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14 Nonprofit Books Recommended by Top Industry Experts


At Classy, one of our core values is to always be learning. Even seasoned fundraisers and nonprofit professionals need to learn new skills and hear new perspectives, and that’s where our reading list comes in.

DonorDrive Launches New Mobile App to Transform the Way People Fundraise for Nonprofits 


This new release makes DonorDrive the first company to provide a single platform for nonprofits to manage constituent fundraising experiences across both web and mobile platforms

How to Get the Most Out of a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Software Demo

NonProfit PRO

You might have mixed feelings about the idea of finding and implementing new peer-to-peer fundraising software. Maybe you’ve seen the signs that it’s time for a new solution, but you dread the process of finding the right technology for your nonprofit.

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.

Giving Circles: A new and easy way to discover and join global communities of giving

Charity Navigator

There are over 2,000 giving circles and growing around the world that have engaged at least 150,000 people and given away as much as $1.29 billion. Never heard of a giving circle ? It’s a simple way for individuals to collectively pool their funds and decide together how to donate them.

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Still Publishing Donor Names? Ditch the List

Blue Avocado

“We nonprofits often put a great deal of time and effort into our annual reports, especially compared with how briefly most recipients will look at them,” begins the Blue Avocado article, The Secret to a High Impact Annual Report.

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Fundraising for introverts – how you can build genuine relationships

Hands on Fundraising

Are you an introvert? I finished the second interview of the day. I’d been gathering information to create appeals or other communications for clients. The people I spoke with were interesting and kind. I enjoyed speaking with them. And yet, I was worn out.

How Reaching Fundraising Goals Could Be a Text Away

NonProfit PRO

Organizations are increasingly depending on touchless technology so they can collect donations quickly.

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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.

Don’t Overlook These Factors When Choosing Your Next Fundraising Event Venue


In-person events are making a comeback, which means you’ll need a fundraising event venue in which to host those events. Because you might be out of practice when it comes to securing a fundraising event venue, here are a few recommendations. .

Get Organized and Increase Your Nonprofit Productivity

Get Fully Funded

Look at your desk right now, and tell me how many sticky notes are on it. How many to-do lists? How many reminder notes to yourself? If you feel like you have too much to do and aren’t getting enough done, you need to increase your nonprofit productivity.

Top 13 Mental Health Charities Making a Big Impact (2021)


More than 450 million people live with mental illness around the world. That means that 1 in 4 people will be affected by it in some way, either personally or through a family member struggling with mental illness.

The Myths and Facts of What a Fundraising Consultant Can Do for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Taking large institutions out of the equation, we know the fundraising landscape changed profoundly last year. One of the results of the pandemic was that many nonprofits took their fundraising virtual.

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.

Conducting Confidential Feasibility Studies: A Good or Bad Choice?


As many organizations begin eyeing the post-COVID fundraising landscape, many may find themselves in need of increased capacity to better serve their communities and drive their missions forward. .

13 Virtual Fundraising Event Takeaways From 4 Marketing Professionals


The best way to learn about virtual fundraising events is to hear from those who’ve experienced them. We recently wrapped up our 2021 Collaborative: Virtual Sessions event here at Classy.

A Step-by-Step Approach to Personalization

Forum One

A step-by-step approach to personalization allows organizations to start delivering unique content sooner than later.

The Gift Begins with Securing the First Meeting

NonProfit PRO

Think about your fundraising career. Did you take classes, learn from mentors, read books or attempt to gain experience on a trial-and-error basis?

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Avoiding Unconscious Confirmation Bias In The Nonprofit Workplace


What is unconscious confirmation biasing? The term is defined as one group holding social stereotypes about certain other groups outside of any conscious awareness.

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7 Reasons Why You Need a Volunteer Onboarding Process

Wild Apricot

Do you have a group of new volunteers starting at your organization? If so, you only have one chance to make a good first impression and welcome them into your community — it all starts with a great volunteer onboarding process. Read on to find. volunteerism

Accelevents Is Officially a SOC 2 Type 1 Certified Compliant Organization


In the first quarter of 2021, Accelevents became certified to be a SOC 2 Type 1 compliant organization. We are very excited about this huge accomplishment. And soon, we will be SOC 2 Type 2 compliant for security. So what does this mean for our customers and business partners? .

Reddit Thread Prompts More Than $200,000 in Donations to Foster Children Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

After a Reddit user posted to the Ask Reddit thread “What is something you've done purely out of the goodness of your heart but have not told anyone?" users shared an array of good deeds.

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Three Fundraising Pros Give Their Advice On What You Should Do After You Get Laid Off


Being laid off hurts. . When it happened to me, it didn’t just impact me financially; it also affected me . emotionally. The journey to find that next big gig can be tiring, grueling, and painful, and at times it can feel like you’re banging your head against the wall.

How To Write A Thank-You Letter For Donations | A Nonprofit Guide


Getting people to donate to your nonprofit is not easy. However, once you do, it’s important that you properly thank them. The most popular way to do this is via a thank-you letter for donations, the perfect tool to engage, retain, and make your donors feel fulfilled after donating to your cause.

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Top 21 Virtual Event Ideas for Your Next Online Event


If you are running an online event, then you know that you can draw in crowds from all over the world.

The Global Online Fundraising Scorecard

NonProfit PRO

Download your free copy of this research study that takes a mystery donor’s look at the online giving experience and email communications of 630 organizations in 9 countries

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Is Your Nonprofit Ready for Capital Fundraising?


Mary Sumners, Vice President of Annual Giving, Kennari Consulting – Mary’s areas of expertise include annual giving strategies, capital campaign management, and board and volunteer committee support.