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How to Launch & Grow a Tribute Giving Program for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tribute giving is when a donor makes a donation in someone else’s name to honor that person or to celebrate a special occasion. Tribute gifts are most often made by supporters with a strong belief in your mission who prefer to donate to a good cause rather than spend money on traditional gifts.

Budget for Communications and Marketing When Proposing New Initiatives

The MatrixFiles

Last week, I attended and spoke at the International Foundation’s Technology and Benefit Communications Conference, held in Boston, MA. I spoke on the topic of “Next-Generation Tools to Enhance Your Communications,” or next-gen tools to communicate benefits to employees.

Predict 2022 – Acumen User Conference – 10/26/22

Association Analytics

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How Fintech Is Changing Nonprofit Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit funding is evolving rapidly, with new players and technologies emerging almost daily. To keep up with the latest trends, let’s take a look at how fintech is shaping the future of nonprofits from small-dollar donors and what steps you can take to adopt these practices at your organization.

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.

Nonprofits: Get over learned helplessness and stop standing in your own way

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone. I’m back after taking the month of July off from writing! During these past four weeks I took. Capacity Building Fundraising Grantwriting Humor

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Create the ultimate nonprofit email newsletter

Get Fully Funded

One of the best ways to stay in touch with your donors on a consistent basis is through a nonprofit email newsletter. When done well, email newsletters can be fast and cheap for you and heartwarming for your donor, basically meeting everyone’s needs.

How to Get Over Your Fear of Asking Donors for a Gift

NonProfit PRO

Many fundraisers have inquired about asking donors for gifts, and more specifically, how to get over the fear of it. Very simply, there is only one way to get over that fear. Major Gifts Donor gifts

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Think You’re Not a Writer? Your Guide to Writing a Great Fundraising Appeal

The Storytelling Non-profit

Translating a cause you care about into compelling words for a fundraising appeal can be a challenge. We can have all kinds of hang-ups about our writing, judgments about its quality, and whether or not we’re a good writer, to begin with.

Experiment: Does posting more on Twitter pay off?


There’s a fair amount of debate among social media managers about how much you post on different platforms. If you Google it, you’ll see hundreds of articles offering advice that ranges from detailed instructions to more general speculation. .

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.

Government Grants for Nonprofits: Who is Eligible and How to Get One


Grants make up a significant percentage of many nonprofit budgets. Government grants can be an excellent and reliable source of income, but the application process can be time-consuming. There are several different types of government grants.

Meeting Today’s Challenges With New Fundraising Leadership and Investment in Your Development Team

NonProfit PRO

Whether internal issues, external challenges or both are affecting your ability to maintain and advance your mission, searching for and securing strong fundraising leadership and investing more resources in your development team can help you build a more resilient nonprofit organization.

5 Tips And Tactics To Become A Master Nonprofit Wordsmith


When was the last time you received a handwritten letter ? Not an invitation or thank you card, I’m talking about a hand­written, personal letter written on paper. If you’re like most Americans, it’s probably been a while.

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Three lessons nonprofits learned from the pandemic


For many nonprofits, in-person meetings and events are key to carrying out their mission. From maintaining strong donor relations to providing necessary services, both nonprofits and their communities benefit from in-person interactions. However, the pandemic posed a major challenge.

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.

[Webinar] How to use CauseVox for Walks, Runs, and Races


Thinking of running a walkathon or activity challenge to fundraise for your nonprofit? Virtual and in-person walks, runs and races are top-performing fundraising initiatives as they only require a small amount of effort to achieve large amounts of fundraising success.

11 Stats on the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit PRO

Because of the importance of the nonprofit sector in this changing society, updated nonprofit facts and statistics are important to know and understand. Here are 11 nonprofit sector stats. News/Stats/Studies Nonprofit sector Statistics Stats

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Build a Board of Fundraising Pros


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Bay Area scholarships available for digital marketing conference


NTEN is partnering with the Hewlett Foundation to offer 12 in-person and 20 virtual scholarships to the Boot Camp 2022: Infinite Iteration Conference.


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.

2022 State of Salesforce in the Education Sector

Cloud 4 Good

Interested in the 2022 State of Salesforce in the Nonprofit Sector? You can download it here. .

4 Steps to Build a Planned Giving Legacy Society

NonProfit PRO

For some nonprofits, starting to ask for planned gifts may seem like a big leap. After all, many fundraisers are afraid to ask for a gift in general. So, how are they going to ask a donor to give to a cause after their death?

Modern Tips to Boost Donor Acquisition


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Spotlight: The Forum One Data and Analytics Team

Forum One

Digital strategy runs on data. Without robust data and analytics, any organization’s strategy is just a series of guesses.

Centralizing Communications with the University of Massachusetts Amherst + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Cloud 4 Good

Founded in 1863 as a land-grant university, the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) has remained unwavering in its commitment to social change and creating a better world.

How to Use Social Media Holidays in Your Nonprofit Marketing Plan

NonProfit PRO

Social media holidays are a great opportunity for nonprofits to engage with their communities and spread awareness about the work they do. But what are social media holidays? And how can you make the most of them? .

Five tips to leverage grant writing at your association

Nimble AMS

If you’re not already leveraging grant writing at your association, it might be time for you to begin. According to Candid’s official grant reporting data, there are approximately three million grants worth over $180 billion in available funds.

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Customizable Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit Template


Regardless of whether you’re a small or large nonprofit, peer-to-peer fundraising is an effective way to reach new donors, engage your current supporters, and increase your overall fundraising capacity.

Sponsorship Refunds, Cancellations, and Postponed Events 

The Sponsorship Collective

Today’s post is inspired by a video I made two years ago just when the worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19 was beginning. Here we are, some years later, and while COVID hasn’t disappeared from our lives entirely, for the most part, events have resumed.

Direct Mail Fundraising During the Great Paper Shortage

NonProfit PRO

Direct mail is a vital component to fundraising. However, we continue to face paper shortages that will last well into 2023. As you approach the big fall and end-of-year push, here are five tips to ease the paper situation. Direct Mail Paper direct mail paper shortage

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Grave Work

Non Profit Quarterly

The following is an excerpt from Work Without the Worker: Labour in the Age of Platform Capitalism (2021) by Phil Jones, reprinted with permission from Verso Books. A drone hovers hornet-like above Sa?o o Paulo’s colossal favela Paraiso?polis. polis.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Private Capital for Public Good

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: Nonprofits are hamstrung in their ability to make a bigger impact due to limited access to funding resources.

Improving Fundraising Tactics by Understanding Buyer Behavior


Buying habits and behaviors in the consumer space can be analyzed by nonprofits looking to optimize fundraising tactics. The consumer market at large can often work as a reflection of supporter patterns and trends within the nonprofit sector. Web Development Marketing and Communications