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10 Best Practices for Launching and Promoting an Online Sweepstakes Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When it comes to online fundraising for nonprofits, a sweepstakes is one of the best options for engaging and activating individual donors.

Three terrific tech tips to transform the member experience

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a problem with member loyalty? Sometimes individuals readily join your organization but don’t participate in member events or network in professional activities. Members might seem invested in association benefits, but when it comes time to renew, they lapse instead.

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NEXT STEPS for organizations that experienced EXTREME GROWTH in 2020 & 2021

Bloomerang

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The Why and the How of Updating Your Nonprofit Bylaws

Get Fully Funded

When you started your organization, you drafted a set of nonprofit bylaws which are the rules spelling out how your new venture would operate and how your Board would govern it. Now, you are not so new anymore. Maybe you just celebrated your nonprofit’s second or third birthday.

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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.

The Unsung Hero in Fundraising Campaigns Isn’t Raffles—It’s Sweepstakes!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Controversial opinion: In many ways, sweepstakes are easier than raffles. . Sweepstakes aren’t just the domain of big, nationwide brands that can conduct far-reaching promotional giveaways. They can also be used by nonprofits large, small, and in between.

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Beyond the Logo: Building Brand Identity

Bloomerang

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Fiscal Year-End Allotment Limits You Should Know About

TechSoup

Some technology offers in the TechSoup catalog have limits to the number of licenses a nonprofit can acquire in a single fiscal year. Those limits reset on July 1 of each year. A little advance planning means you can work around those limits to your advantage. Tech Planning

[Free Webinar] Must-Know Fundraising Data to Build Lasting Donor Connections

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Did you know that nonprofits acquire 10x more donors on Giving Tuesday compared to an average day of the year? And that the average one-time donation is nearly 1.5X more when nonprofits offer ACH, PayPal, and digital wallet payments?

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New Survey Ranks Most Trusted Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Roughly three in five Americans tend to trust nonprofits; however, 43% have lost trust in a nonprofit, with many unwilling to forgive. Using research and brand intelligence from two separate surveys in April 2022, Morning Consult has determined the most trusted brands of 2022.

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.

Turning Ideas Into Action

.orgSource

The 2022 Innovation Summit When I was looking for something unique to say about innovation at.orgCommunity’s June 9, Innovation Summit, I came across these quotes. Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.”—

How To Avoid A Catch-And-Release Acquisition Strategy And Create One That Retains New Donors

Bloomerang

One of the most common questions that we get about new donor acquisition is, “How can I recoup my investment?”. While there are several answers to this question, getting a return on your investment (ROI) really starts with two key things: new donor retention and second gift conversions.

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How to Effectively Communicate With Donors When Fundraising Online

CauseVox

Everyone knows that effective communication with donors is essential to successful online fundraising. But you may be left wondering what effective communication on the internet looks like. Between website copy, social media, emails, and more, there are so many avenues for reaching out to donors.

4 Steps for Fundraisers to Nail Their Next Ask

NonProfit PRO

At last week’s Fundraising Day in New York 2022 from AFP-NYC, the “Making the Ask and Demystifying the Process” panel delved into the art of the ask.

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.

Setting Organizational Goals: Does your team know what to do?

Blue Avocado

Do your employees know when they are doing a good job? If you were to ask your team what the most important thing the organization needs to accomplish this year, would you get consistent answers?

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Year-Round Fundraising with Qgiv

Bloomerang

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How Nonprofits Can Use Technology to Save Time in the Back Office

TechSoup

As your organization balances everything from donor relations to delivering on your mission, staying efficient and organized is critical. Back-office and other administrative duties can feel as if they are getting in the way of bigger-picture activities, but you can't let them fall by the wayside.

3 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Annual Plan

NonProfit PRO

A lot of factors go into what a nonprofit can fundraise each year, but there’s no better place to start than with your annual plan. . Annual Campaigns Board Staffing & Human Resources Annual plan Board involvement Development Development plan Nonprofit development Staffing

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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.

How to Grow a Podcast: 10 Ways to a Bigger Following 

The Sponsorship Collective

Your podcast should ideally begin growing within a month of it going live and then continually experience growth from there. Your podcast has been around for a couple of months though, and you’re admittedly not thrilled with the level of growth so far. How to expand your podcast audience?

“Plaque and Sack”: The art of getting rid of terrible board members while making them feel appreciated

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, in honor of Juneteenth, I want funders and donors to remember that only 1.8% of traditional philanthropic dollars. Board Relations Humor

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Information Technology Lead in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking an Information Technology Lead to build the internal technology department within the organization. The IT Lead will be responsible for overseeing and managing Cloud for Good’s internal technology infrastructure and IT Security. This role will report to the VP, People + Operations. It will develop an IT department leadership, vision, and direction to support the growth and scaling of business priorities, objectives, and security requirements.

How to Choose an AI Solution for Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

One key technology that nonprofits must assess is artificial intelligence (AI). Forbes reported last year that “89% of nonprofit professionals believe that AI can make their organization more efficient.” . Data Security Software/Technology

3 In 10 Canadian workers considering job change in second half of 2022

Charity Village

According to a recent study conducted by Robert Half, staff turnover will continue to trouble employers. This data was collected by the organization’s biannual Job Optimism Survey of more than 500 workers in Canada.

Just Say Maybe to Microsites: Why Nonprofits Should Just Say…

Whole Whale

Microsites can seem like a good idea to give nonprofit digital teams a clean slate to create something new. There is something attractive to have a fresh start on a digital campaign project. And, when done correctly, microsites can also be a powerful marketing tool for nonprofits.

Understanding the Fundraising Cycle

Qgiv

To be the most effective fundraiser that you can, it’s important to know about the fundraising cycle. The fundraising cycle or donor cultivation cycle is the key to gaining, engaging, and retaining donors.

Survey: The Pandemic and Racial Equity Are Changing the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit PRO

Community leaders detail increased demand, how they're adapting, and what they need now in the Nonprofit Finance Fund's "2022 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey.". News/Stats/Studies 2022 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey Nonprofit Finance Fund

Segmentation, Personalization & Stewardship for Nonprofits

Get Fully Funded

When a supporter gives to your cause for the first time, it’s because something about your mission resonated with them. But what will keep them coming back to continue supporting your organization in the future? . This is where donor relationship building comes into play.

How to Search for Specific Keywords Across a Site

Whole Whale

A website can become like a massive textbook of information over the years as content is added. Pages are added every week and month, connected with navigation and keywords, covering a breadth of topics.

Nonprofit management liability: What prospective board members need to know

Charity Village

Originally posted on hubinternational.com The last several years have been challenging for nonprofit organizations, as they’ve battled increased instances of fraud and employment-related difficulties while struggling to balance budgets in an economy squeezed by a global pandemic.

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NonProfit PRO

In this edition, we explore the topic of community, and why a strong nonprofit community matters to the success of your mission. Who are all the groups that make up your community?

Philanthropy during COVID-19 in Brazil 

Candid

Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) released a new report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Examining giving in 2021 , in May 2022 that details COVID-19-related philanthropic funding in 2021.