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How to Create Nonprofit Video Stories Using Your iPhone

NonProfit PRO

This year, 87% of online traffic is expected to be 100% video, Matt Carpenter, story architect at Beard & Bowler, said. But a video doesn’t need to be extremely polished and professional to get attention and make an impact. Here's how you can do it right from your phone.

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How to Maintain Relevance and Revenue in Today’s Economy

Association Analytics

It’s no secret that today’s economy is full of uncertainty. From inflation to the increasing expectations of consumers and employees, to the continuously changing digital space, there are a lot of factors that might be currently impacting your association. For some, it might feel like a continuation of the past three years – learning how to adapt, shift priorities, and engage with members in different ways.

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How Nonprofits Can Grow Their Following on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good The average growth rate for social media ranges from.64% to 3% per month , depending upon the platform. In other words, the era of organic growth on social media is over. To grow your nonprofit’s following on social media, you need to make a concerted effort to let your supporters and donors know how to find your nonprofit on social media. 1) Feature social media icons on your website.

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ChatGPT Isn’t Ready for Prime Time, But an Upskilled Team Will Be

.orgSource

The introduction of ChatGPT from Open AI makes for jittery breakroom conversation. An AI whose vocabulary is limited to customer service platitudes doesn’t seem so threatening. But when the chatbot can write an essay, that’s another story. Back in 2017, McKenzie reported that: “By 2030, 75 million to 375 million workers (3 to 14 percent of the global workforce) will need to switch occupational categories.

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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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Nonprofit Leaders Cite Workforce Shortages and Hiring Difficulties As Top Challenge in New Study

NonProfit PRO

To help nonprofits set their priorities for the year ahead, NonProfit PRO, powered by NAPCO Research, conducted the “2023 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study." Here are some of the key takeaways from the study, which was conducted in November 2022.

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Why continuous software updates mean ROI for your association

Nimble AMS

Imagine w hat would happen to your organization if your outdated association management software (AMS) suddenly imploded. M embers couldn’t pay their dues , n ew members couldn’t join , and no one could participate in your online community. Your association would see a decline in member engagement , retention , and recruitment. U ltimately, yo ur organization would experience a sharp decline in ROI.

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8 Tips for Managing Your Nonprofit’s Memorial Donations

Bloomerang

Contributing memorial donations is a meaningful way to honor someone’s life after they’ve passed away. Memorial contributions help foster positive change in the wake of loss. Your nonprofit should have a clear strategy for managing memorial donations and building relationships with donors and the family of the deceased. When you can build relationships with families, friends, and donors, you can strengthen your nonprofit’s community and foster more legacy giving in the future.

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5 Nonprofit Digital Content Ideas to Build Your Community

NonProfit PRO

Effective online marketing can open up many opportunities to engage with your supporters. Optimize your nonprofit digital content with these five ideas.

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5 fundraising ideas to start the year off strong

Candid

Exhale. You worked hard to meet last year’s fundraising goals, and now you’re able to look ahead at a new year filled with new possibilities. For many nonprofits, donation data consistently spikes in October, November, and December and declines in January and February. If this is true for your organization, don’t let a slower start to the year discourage you from getting a head start on achieving your annual goals.

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Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report Infographic

Charity Village

Planning to hire? Get detailed salary information relevant to your organizational size, and region. The Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report Infographic highlights key data points from the report. Interested in learning more about cash compensation, organizational characteristics, performance incentives, demographics and experience, and employment benefits, check out the Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary […] The post Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits 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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Re-evaluating the Great Resignation

Blue Avocado

To understand how resignation trends impacted nonprofits, sector leaders must look below the headline figures to understand employee motivations. The post Re-evaluating the Great Resignation appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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7 Things Every Nonprofit Should Do Before Implementing New Software

NonProfit PRO

As exciting as new software can be, making the move to new technology can also seem intimidating. It requires change, and change can often bring anxiety. Here are seven things you can do to help ensure your new software implementation goes more smoothly and stays on track.

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Where Can Nonprofits Find Hidden Treasure In A Request For Proposal?

Bloomerang

For those familiar with the process, developing an application for any type of financial support (grants, corporate sponsorship , contract, etc.) requires preparation, strategic thinking, technical writing, and research skills. For some, it might seem more like an art than a science, as there is confusion about the process. Since many nonprofits are entering this space due to increased opportunities for federal funding , they can be overwhelmed with the requirements needed to prepare a thorough

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Demographics via Candid: Building a movement to promote equity in the social sector

Candid

A lack of standardized demographic data not only hinders our collective work to create a more equitable sector; it also requires nonprofits to take time away from their mission-driven work to respond to disparate requests by funders for this information. To overcome these challenges, Candid, in coalition with a growing number of partners , set out to build a demographic data-led movement to meaningfully and measurably advance equity in the social sector.

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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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8 tips for a mobile job search

Charity Village

Job hunting is hard. To even land an interview, much less a job offer, candidates need a well-crafted resume, cover letter, and online application to stand out from the crowd. However, this application process becomes incredibly more challenging for many Canadians who do not have readily available access to technology, specifically computers. Which Canadians have […] The post 8 tips for a mobile job search appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Next-Gen Donors want to Donate Now, Pay Later

NonProfit PRO

Millennial and Gen Z donors want to give (or give more), but are often constrained by finances and other economic realities. The solution? Allow them to Donate Now, Pay Later (DNPL). Your nonprofit gets all of the money upfront, but your next-gen donors get to pay over time (interest and fee free). Our CEO gave an excellent presentation recently on the realities of next-gen giving and DNPL.

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How to Use Donation Tiers or Giving Levels to Boost Online Donations

Donorbox

Imagine Anna. Anna is a thirty-something woman who works in an art gallery. She’s always loved animals and spends a lot of time with her three dogs in the nearby park. During one of their walks, Anna saw an abandoned cat. She immediately acted, rushing the cat to the nearest animal shelter. The shelter had […] The post How to Use Donation Tiers or Giving Levels to Boost Online Donations appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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How to Create an Employee Giving Program

Qgiv

Philanthropy is often an important part of any company’s structure. Whether it’s providing employees with volunteer time off or starting a company foundation, there are plenty of ways for your company to get involved with giving back. But if your company is new to philanthropy, a great place to start is by starting an employee giving program! Use the links below to quickly jump to sections in this article: What is an employee giving program?

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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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Data limitations: How poor data impacts communities

Charity Village

This article was previously published by Mosaic Institute and is reprinted with permission. Much of the work we do in relation to social justice and dismantling prejudice involves doing research and collecting data on the state of social issues and those who are most affected by them. Through the use of surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other […] The post Data limitations: How poor data impacts communities appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Leverage 100% of Your Wealth Screening Results

NonProfit PRO

It’s a fact: the more information you have about donors and prospects, the more strategic your fundraising campaigns can be. And, the most efficient way to uncover this information is through wealth screening. Get the Wealth Screening Playbook to learn how to leverage all of your wealth screening results.

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How To Choose the Right LMS for Law Enforcement?

Gyrus

Choose the right LMS for law enforcement to learn and succeed on the job. Our guide will help you select the right platform and more. Get the most out of your training!

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ChatGPT for Nonprofits: How to Leverage Artificial Intelligence

CauseVox

Do you wish you had a round-the-clock assistant that could handle repetitive tasks or help draft fundraising appeals, freeing up time to focus on more pressing tasks? Well, there’s a solution. I’m referring to ChatGPT , a revolutionary language model developed by OpenAI that’s changing the game in every industry. Since its launch in November 2022, millions of users have used the platform to do their homework, summarize content, translate text, and even write code.

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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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RBC Report: Canada is failing to put immigrant skills to work

Charity Village

RBC released a report highlighting the insufficient utilization of immigrants’ skills to drive workforce growth. As Canada leads the G7 in attracting immigrants the opportunities are endless in regard to a strong workforce. However, barriers to employment are landing immigrants in jobs that are underpaying for their educational background and skillset.

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5 Key Strategies for Sustainable Fundraising Success to Really Smile About!

NonProfit PRO

No need to worry about the shutdown of Amazon Smile? There are actually way better, sustainable fundraising success strategies to really smile about, whether or not your nonprofit organization participated in the program. Join Barbara O’Reilly, CFRE, and guest fundraising expert panelists, including Mackenzie Burckbuchler from Double the Donation, for a highly interactive, panel conversation webinar, on Thursday, March 30th at 2pm ET, to learn how to not only easily replace this revenue stream,

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Selecting the Right Data Analytics Tools for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup

The amount of available data about your website, your users, and your mission area is growing by the minute. If you have a website, you can access all sorts of information about how people are finding it, where they're navigating to, and whether they are engaging in a continued relationship with your organization. You can also use information about the changes in your sector to understand the impact your work is having and where it can expand in order to meet the most urgent needs.

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Why I Donated: Why I Made A $20 Donation To The Trevor Project

Bloomerang

In this post, we talk to Becky, a n editor in Buffalo, about why she donated $20 to The Trevor Project. The Cause : The Trevor Project offers suicide prevention and mental health support for LGBTQ+ youth. The Donation : $20 What inspired you to make a donation to The Trevor Project? A friend was raising money for The Trevor Project in honor of her upcoming birthday.

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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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Lower perceived well-being reported by younger Canadians

Charity Village

According to a recent Statistics Canada report, younger Canadians are reporting lower perceived well-being. The results were derived from a new analysis of nine quality-of-life indicators based on five waves of the Canadian Social Survey. These nine indicators form part of Canada’s Quality of Life Framework, which brings together data for approximately 85 key indicators on the well-being […] The post Lower perceived well-being reported by younger Canadians appeared first on CharityVi

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Endaoment and The Giving Block Join Forces to Empower Nonprofits with Crypto Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Endaoment and The Giving Block announced a partnership to connect thousands of nonprofit organizations across the globe with crypto donors. The partnership will create new fundraising opportunities for nonprofits and simplify the process for crypto holders to support organizations in need.

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Nonprofit Email Marketing Benchmarks 2022-2023

Tech Soup

TechSoup partnered up with Tapp Network, a digital marketing and technology agency, to understand how nonprofits approach digital marketing. We surveyed TechSoup's member base between June 2022 and September 2022 and collected 110 survey responses. A majority of the responses we received were from small to medium-sized organizations (1 to 99 employees) located in the United States.

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Volunteer Orientation and Training Tips

Volunteer Hub

Your volunteer orientation and training program should foster a happy, prepared volunteer base. Here are 4 tips to help volunteers gain the most value from the experience. A good orientation and training program will provide volunteers with a positive experience and first impression of your organization. Is your orientation and training program creating value and engagement?

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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.