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Please don’t go! 5 ways to win donor hearts again.

Hands on Fundraising

A lapsed donor is a donor who hasn’t given in a while. (And of course, that’s insider talk. But you’re an insider, so we’ll use the term here.) But how do you define that period? How long do you consider a donor active? Experts tell us that after a first gift, you need to thank […] The post Please don’t go! 5 ways to win donor hearts again. appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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How to Get Funding for a Nonprofit: Tips on Tapping into 12 Top Funding Sources

Wild Apricot

Knowing how to get funding for a nonprofit is the first step towards success! Discover the pros & cons of the most common nonprofit funding sources.

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Am I just preaching to the choir? Maybe

Nonprofit AF

One of the comments I often receive online and in-person after my various baby-animal-picture-punctuated rants is, “Vu, I agree with.

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7 Types of Donors That Could Be Your Next Major Gift Prospect

NonProfit PRO

If you’re always looking externally for your next major gift prospect, you may overlook a loyal supporter already in your database. Here are seven types of donors your nonprofit can locate internally.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Disruption Sunny Side Up 

.orgSource

Disruption gets a bad rap. We are quick to see it as a faceless villain itching to lay waste to our future prospects. But shattering the status quo is positive and necessary. We call that type of change innovation. It happens when smart people with guts and irrepressible creative energy are left to their own devices. Greg Larkin, who was a guest on a recent Association 4.0 podcast , is one of those iconoclasts.

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[Free Mini Webinar] 5 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (20 Minutes) Cost: Free Presented by: Tereza Litsa Nonprofits are spending more time on LinkedIn this year to raise awareness for their cause, build thought leadership, and engage with corporate partners. The best way to make the most out of the channel is to leverage your personal profile. In this free 20-minute webinar , you will learn best practices on how to build your personal brand on LinkedIn.

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3 Ways Foundations Can Help Nonprofits Attract and Retain Talent

NonProfit PRO

While nonprofits have a powerful draw for talent, they often fail to properly compensate employees. These three low-cost, proven tools can help nonprofits compete.

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The Top 15 Member Retention Strategies to Grow Your Community in 2024

Wild Apricot

Retaining your membership base saves money on recruitment and helps build a lasting community. Get inspired by these 15 member retention strategies!

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7 steps to advance your volunteer program with your online member community

Nimble AMS

Volunteers are an important part of your association! You likely leverage your association management software (AMS) to manage, recruit, retain, and engage your member volunteers. But have you considered leveraging your online member community to give your volunteer program a boost? Read our blog for seven tips to use your online member community to enhance your volunteer program!

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Join Us NJ VOAD Conference!

VisionLink

We are pleased to be a part of and a presenter at the NJ VOAD conference (New Jersey Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster) on April 11, 2024. State-wide, and for many hundreds of attendees, the keynotes and sessions will be rich in content, timely, and relevant. Visionlink is particularly proud to announce at this conference (with thanks to NJVOAD leadership) a new solution for coordinated client assistance immediately after a disaster occurs--and over the longer span of recovery.

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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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4 Tactics to Implement in 2024 to Elevate Your Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

With fundraising down yet again in 2023, it may be time to try a few new approaches to regain momentum. Here are four tactics for 2024.

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46 Unique Nonprofit Software Tools to Bring You Success in 2024!

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit software simplifies, automates and powers up your daily tasks. Accounting software, fundraising tools, CRM solutions, analytics and more!

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A look into the landscape of unpaid caregiving in Canada

Charity Village

According to Statistics Canada, over two in five (42%) Canadians aged 15 and older provide unpaid care to children younger than 15, as well as adults with long-term conditions or disabilities. While 13% of these caregivers care for both of these care-dependent groups, resulting in 1.8 million Canadians sandwiched between multiple care responsibilities.

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10 Summer Fundraising Ideas That Will Make a Splash | FrontStream

frontstream

Summer is the perfect time to get creative with your fundraising efforts and make a splash in your community. Exciting and unique ideas will help you engage donors and reach your goals, whether you're raising money for your charity or school. This blog post will explore ten summer fundraising event ideas that will make a real difference for your nonprofit.

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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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5 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Grant Management Process

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits may scramble to gather details or documents and submit last-minute applications for grants. Here are five tips to cut the chaos.

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Artificial Representation: pitfalls at the intersection of AI and DEI

Big Duck

Learn why nonprofit organizations should avoid using AI-generated images of people, and how ethical representation and equity is eroded by AI. Read the article.

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Moving British Columbians Forward: 2023 Impact Report

Charity Village

BCAA released the Moving British Columbians Forward: 2023 Impact Report, which sheds light on what Gen Zs and young Millennials look for in a workplace. According to the report, 87% of 18-34 year-olds indicated that they prefer to work for socially and environmentally responsible organizations, with 61% stating that they will only work for responsible […] The post Moving British Columbians Forward: 2023 Impact Report appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Connecting the dots: Fighting for equity through a data partnership 

Candid

When the Supreme Court gutted race-conscious admissions last summer and the American Alliance for Equal Rights followed with a lawsuit against the Fearless Fund, some in the philanthropic sector feared that demographic data had become a potential liability. So when I learned about Candid’s Demographics via Candid —an initiative that allows nonprofit organizations to share demographic information on their Candid nonprofit profile , where funders, donors, and researchers could easily access it—I w

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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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H1 Launches New Solution Empowering Doctors to Find Global Health Opportunities

NonProfit PRO

H1 unveiled a new solution that connects doctors interested in global medical missions with non-governmental organizations.

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Embracing Intrapreneurship: A Nonprofit Game Changer

sgEngage

In the realm of social impact and nonprofit work, the quest for sustainable, innovative solutions to society’s challenges is ceaseless. As someone entrenched in the mission to address food insecurity, I have come to appreciate the indispensable role of intrapreneurship within our sector. This approach, which champions the spirit of entrepreneurship within existing organizations, is not just beneficial; it is vital for recruiting and retaining the talent that will drive our missions forward.

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Request for Proposals: Indigenous Housing Fund

Charity Village

BC Housing launched a Request for Proposals for the Indigenous Housing Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to build new homes for Indigenous Peoples both on and off-reserve. Indigenous nonprofit housing providers, First Nations or Indigenous governments and nonprofit housing providers or private housing developers who wish to partner with Indigenous housing providers, First […] The post Request for Proposals: Indigenous Housing Fund appeared first on CharityVillage.

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How to Get Sponsors Despite your Geography!

The Sponsorship Collective

When you discover that a sponsorship prospect is clear across the world from you, you might feel disinclined to pursue them further. You’re worried about regional differences that could rear their ugly head, not to mention the annoyance of different time zones.

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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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Neon One Unveils ‘The Recurring Giving Report: Data-Backed Insights for Sustainable Generosity’

NonProfit PRO

Neon One's research report delves into the generosity behaviors of more than 2,000 nonprofits, analyzing the power of recurring donations.

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Your Unrestricted Funds Need Stewardship, Too

sgEngage

Since she signed the Giving Pledge in 2019 and began her momentous campaign of organization-changing donations, MacKenzie Scott has given away more than $17.3 billion. All in unrestricted funds with no reporting necessary. While Scott is far from the first to focus on giving major gifts with no strings attached, the scale of her philanthropy is causing many funders to rethink long-held beliefs about what requirements should be paired with a donation.

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Cannexus25 Call for Presenters

Charity Village

Cannexus25, Canada’s Career Development Conference, will be held on January 27 – 29, 2025, in Ottawa. CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the annual Cannexus conference to submit a brief session outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages people to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity.

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8 Tips for Overcoming Fundraising Plateaus

Donorbox

No matter the size of your fundraising goal, there is nothing more frustrating than hitting or failing to overcome a fundraising plateau or slump. Reaching the point where strategies lose their magic and campaigns hit a standstill is inevitable, but these moments are not indicators of failure, they are opportunities for growth and innovation. If […] The post 8 Tips for Overcoming Fundraising Plateaus appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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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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UpMetrics Launches Free Impact Framework Building Tool for Impact Organizations

NonProfit PRO

UpMetrics released its Impact Measurement and Management Suite to help organizations measure, maximize, and showcase their impact.

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Get Cybersecurity Right for Your Low-Code/No-Code Projects

sgEngage

The low-code, no-code revolution has made it possible for anyone at your organization to create software applications without all the extra overhead of traditional software development. By leveraging low-code platforms, such as the Microsoft Power Platform, your staff members have a vast ecosystem of emerging technologies at their fingertips. Your “low-coders” or “citizen developers” can use technology to optimize the unique business processes they already know intimately.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2024 – Participate in the Photo Contest

Charity Village

Volunteer BC launched a photo contest to celebrate National Volunteer Week from April 14 – 20, 2024. The theme for this year is Every Moment Matters – recognizing the incredible contributions of the 24 million volunteers in Canada. Follow the easy steps, and post your pictures from April 14-20 on social media to win prizes. […] The post Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2024 – Participate in the Photo Contest appeared first on CharityVillage.

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If Racial Equity is Our North Star, How Can We Navigate Racial Bias in AI/LLMs?

John Kenyon

For nonprofits and grantmaking organizations committed to racial equity, using artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLMs) raises important concerns. These powerful technologies have inherent racial biases baked into them. However, they also offer intriguing potential benefits. How can we navigate this tension of racial bias in AI/LLMs?

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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.