Sat.Nov 26, 2022 - Fri.Dec 02, 2022

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Six ways to thank new (and repeat) donors at your association

Nimble AMS

You’re already aware that d onors play a crucial role in your association’s fundraising success. Proper donor stewardship is vital to your organization hitting its financial campaign goals.

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Three Keys for Transforming Your Association with Analytics

Association Analytics

While change in your association is inevitable, it’s important not to change for change’s sake. To make a real impact, harnessing your association data as a guide to meaningful change will benefit your members — and your organization.

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2 Ways to Increase Nonprofit Direct Mail Response

NonProfit PRO

If you are looking to increase your direct mail response rates in time for your year-end appeal, time is running out. Here are some tips based on behavioral science to help you right now. Copywriting Direct Mail direct mail Direct-Mail Response

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GivingTuesday 2022: Celebrating EveryAction customers’ accomplishments

EveryAction

Established in 2012 at the 92nd Street Y as a day to encourage everyone to “give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity,” the nonprofit world knows GivingTuesday , the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a major fundraising day and serves for many as the unofficial start to the year-end fundraising season.

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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.

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7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

TechSoup

In our increasingly interconnected world, about 82 percent Americans use some form of social network. Social media has become an important channel nonprofits can use to boost their outreach and fundraising capabilities. Social Media Marketing and Communications Donor Management

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Customer Service for Nonprofits: 4 Ways to Retain Donors

NonProfit PRO

At their core, nonprofits are service-oriented. And while there are distinctions between the way for-profit and nonprofit entities run, the standards of customer service apply equally between the two. Direct Response Retention Customer service

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Online Directory Software: 11 Top Options for 2023

Wild Apricot

Every membership organization can benefit from having a member directory —but it sure comes with a lot of information to juggle! That’s why online directory software is just what you need to keep up with member data without sending your. website-and-technology

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Fundraising beyond GivingTuesday: 5 tips to maximize year end giving 

Candid

It’s that time of year again. The year-end giving season kicks off with a lot of hype around GivingTuesday, when nonprofits invest significant time, energy, and resources into launching campaigns for the special day.

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10 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Examples for Nonprofits

Donorbox Nonprofit

Peer-to-peer fundraising has gained popularity among nonprofit organizations ever since they realized its huge fundraising potential. Even a few ardent supporters can help them raise thousands in donations through the power of their personal networks.

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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.

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Who Wins and Who Loses on Giving Tuesday

NonProfit PRO

Amidst all the excitement of Giving Tuesday, we’re missing an opportunity to highlight how major giving days can reinforce inequality, further ensconcing us in a system where there are winners and losers — too often along lines of race and class.

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New Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Shows An Increase In Dollars Raised Despite A Decrease In Donors

Bloomerang

Disclosure: Bloomerang is one of several software providers that helped the Fundraising Effectiveness Project collect the data analyzed in the report we discuss in this post. .

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Your donors don’t care about your fundraising goals

Hands on Fundraising

Your donors really don’t care about your fundraising goals. But they care – a lot – about your mission. Fundraising goals are important – inside. But donors care about your mission. If you’re fundraising, you already know that. But is that reflected in how you ask for gifts?

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10 Best Charities for Drug Addiction Recovery & Support

Donorbox Nonprofit

Drug addiction is one of the most common and misunderstood reasons for death in the United States. Addiction affects everyone equally, whether you’re a man, woman, or child. Our justice and health systems have been set up to limit access and shame those with this disease.

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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.

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Succession Planning: Mitigate the Burn for When the Torch Is Passed

NonProfit PRO

An inevitable and essential board role is making CEO succession plans. No CEO is irreplaceable, and, in fact, the roles and skills needed in a CEO will change over time and with the evolution of the organization.

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How can you manage burnout and fatigue as a communications professional?

Big Duck

The post How can you manage burnout and fatigue as a communications professional? appeared first on Big Duck

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Building Online Portals for Full-Text Searches of Historical Archives

Forum One

There are billions of historical documents housed in archives, museums, and libraries around the world.

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[Webinar] How to Create a Year-End Campaign on CauseVox

CauseVox

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it, your year-end fundraising campaign. Studies have shown that the last few weeks of the year are a time of heightened generosity and philanthropy. So how can you take advantage of the season of giving to raise more for your organization?

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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.

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What Nonprofit Leaders Should Say to Employees to Help Them Grow

NonProfit PRO

Leadership gets easier as you plan for the critical conversations you have daily. Having some phrases and questions ready will help you and your team move forward. Executive Issues Nonprofit leaders Nonprofit Leadership

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A Recap of TechSoup's Future of Work Conference

TechSoup

We are in the midst of a paradigm shift where virtual meeting platforms, work flexibility, equity, and team happiness are key factors shaping the future of the nonprofit workspace.

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Are You Ready For the Giving Tuesday Movement?

VisionLink

Giving Tuesday has grown to be the largest day of giving to nonprofits across the US, and it's happening today, November 29. Visionlink is a proud promoter of Giving Tuesday and we have some tips to help you drive successful receiving and giving campaigns. Our customers will use countless and ‘countful’ volumes of CommunityOS™ data and program resources to articulate the impact of their humanitarian programs across housing, hunger and health services, to name a few.

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A step-by-step guide to boosting member engagement in 2023

Nimble AMS

Is your association looking to boost member engagement in the new year? You’re not alone!

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The Power of Giving Thanks

NonProfit PRO

Getting good at saying “thank you,” and doing so regularly and meaningfully is something every nonprofit must do. This simple act is the key to retaining supporters, and retention is crucial to the financial health of charitable organizations.

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Time’s almost up! Join us for Benchmarks 2023

M+R

The deadline to join the 2023 Benchmarks Study is THIS Friday, December 2. Be sure to sign our consent form to secure your spot! Read time: 2 minutes. The annual M+R Benchmarks Study is a tasty fusion of digital fundraising, advocacy, and marketing data.

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5 Ways to Manage Volunteer Expectations

The Volunteer Hub

Exceeding volunteer expectations is the best way to retain them. What are your volunteers hoping to gain? What does a good experience look like to them? Here are 5 ways to manage volunteer expectations.

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Choosing the Right Technology to Build Your App

Forum One

Once your organization decides it needs an app, the next step is to determine what technology to use. While it may seem obvious that you need to develop one app for iOS and one for Android, there are a few other options to consider.

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Trends in Impact Evaluation That Can Work in Your Favor

NonProfit PRO

Trends in evaluation are worth paying attention to. They may not take over your social media feed with witty memes or become the latest office buzz, but they are profoundly important for nonprofits. Grants Strategic Planning impact evaluation Strategic planning Trends

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Four tips to make your annual report member-centric

Nimble AMS

It’s beginning to look a lot like the annual reporting season! Each year your association rush es to collect last-minute data to keep your members and stakeholders updated on your accomplishments.

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Where to Start Your Search for Silent Auction Items

Get Fully Funded

So, you’ve decided to have a silent auction to raise money for your cause. Good for you! When you do it right, hosting a fundraising event that includes an auction brings many benefits. However, it also comes with challenges, including the work of finding the best auction items.

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New Research Outlines How Organizations Can Meet Evolving Mental Health Needs of Employees

Charity Village

The Conference Board of Canada’s recent research found that many organizations have expanded their suite of health and wellness initiatives to help employees better transition through this challenging time.

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To Build or Not to Build? Is a Capital Campaign Right for Your Nonprofit?

NonProfit PRO

One of the strongest indicators of whether a capital campaign to fund a large project will be successful is the nonprofit organization’s history of successful annual fundraising. Capital Campaigns Capital campaign Capital campaigns

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