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Technology for Whom? Owning Our Platforms

Non Profit Quarterly

“KAINJI” BY KOMI OLAFIMIHAN/WWW.KOMIOLAF.COM. Click here to download this article as it appears in the magazine, with accompanying artwork. Editors’ note: This article is from the Summer 2022 issue of the Nonprofit Quarterly , “Owning Our Economy, Owning Our Future. ”.

Take Part in the Largest Ever Survey on Digital Equity

TechSoup

EDITOR’S NOTE: TechSoup is partnering with Connect Humanity to map the state of digital accessibility across civil society.

Accessibility Widgets and Plugins: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First of all, thank you for trying to make your nonprofit website more accessible. You want to do the right thing and make sure your site is easy to use for everyone. That’s important!

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Planning the Perfect Annual Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking to bring in secure funding for your nonprofit organization, annual fundraising is a must-do! A watertight annual fund campaign helps you strengthen donor relationships, bring in new supporters and secure your operational expenses

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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.

Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

Get Fully Funded

For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Asking for money, can be uncomfortable, right? We all grew up learning that it wasn’t polite to talk about money and it definitely wasn’t right to ask your friends and family for handouts.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] Who Are The Best Endowment Campaign Prospects For A Local Historic Charity?

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on where to seek endowment funding for their local historic charity. .

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6 ways to put more heart into your fundraising today

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising is about using your heart as well as your head. And maybe fundraising isn’t really about money at all. In the long-run, successful fundraising focuses on relationships. And good fundraisers use their hearts as much as their heads.

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Top Tips for Bringing Gamification to Social Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Gamification is proving to be a powerful tool that can help nonprofits meet their fundraising and awareness goals. Because people are naturally hardwired to seek rewards, it builds enthusiasm and drives funding. Gamification Peer to Peer Social Media Incentives Social fundraising Social media

A Better Way to Do Good: The Case for Comprehensive Community Care

Non Profit Quarterly

Months after watching the series Maid , I am still thinking about it. The series is based on the true story of a single mother who flees an abusive partner only to meet obstacle after obstacle as she navigates a system that’s ostensibly meant to protect and provide for her and her young daughter.

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.

Curtis Memorial Library: A Tradition of Local Support

DipJar

At DipJar, we love our customers. Knowing our technology is working to support so many meaningful missions is really satisfying. Public libraries are some of our favorites. They’re so much more than book museums.

Choosing the Right Microsoft Solution: Office 2021 vs. Business Premium

TechSoup

Microsoft offers a range of productivity solutions for nonprofits, each catering to slightly different needs. In what follows, we will compare two of these tools: the on-premises Office 2021 and the cloud-based Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Tech Planning

Build a High-Functioning Development Team Year-Round

NonProfit PRO

How do we best utilize the rest of the summer to advance our development work and, more importantly, how do we create a sense of productivity and accountability that permeates our organizational cultures throughout the year? Here are some best practices.

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Drones, Robots, and Farmers—Prepare Your Association To Meet Fast-Moving Technology Trends

.orgSource

To make a point about technology and its impact on the future of work, Hugh Lee, Co-Founder of Fusion Productions, told me this story: “Several years ago, we invited some young presenters who were developing cutting edge farming technology to digitalNow.

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.

Great Fundraising Events: From Experience to Transformation

Bloomerang

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Google Ad Grant - Creating a New Account

Elevation

The last thing we need you to do is follow the instructions in this video for creating and providing us access to a Gmail account

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How to Deal With Unrealistic Management Expectations When Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Truly caring for the donor is the best way to care for the organization. Do not let unrealistic expectations get you off that basic truth. Here are some best practices for dealing with fundraising expectations. Executive Issues Major Gifts fundraising Major-gifts Management management expectations

7 Ways to Get Ready for End-Of-Year Giving Today

Cloud 4 Good

As we approach the end of the calendar year, many of your donors will be thinking about end-of-year donations to your organization. In our experience, Cloud for Good recognizes this as a time that elicits feelings of excitement, urgency, and sometimes stress in most of our clients.

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 Get Sponsorship-Ready in the Eyes of a Sponsor 

The Sponsorship Collective

A lot of my clients here at the Sponsorship Collective are first-time sponsorship seekers or those who had a sponsorship opportunity sort of drop into their laps but can’t replicate their success.

The Value of a Forum One Summer Internship

Forum One

Today is the last day of our Forum One summer internship! In early June, Forum One welcomed six talented interns to our team from across the country.

What Your Peer Organizations Are Doing About Raises

NonProfit PRO

Knowing what to do about raises is tough. What if we have a recession?” “But But we had a great year.” “But But we didn’t address raises last year.” “But But our headcount is like a leaky bucket.” So yeah, it’s hard. Staffing & Human Resources Pay raise Raise Raises

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Smart Growth: How to Expand Your Nonprofit’s Programs While Resisting Temptations

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: New ideas for expanding impact tempt nonprofits to expand their target population, chase new grants or donors, and/or enlarge mission without realizing organization growth.

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Why your association needs to adopt a data governance policy

Nimble AMS

Does your association have a data governance policy? In our data-driven world, governance is crucial in maintaining the integrity, accuracy, and security of your organization’s data. But according to the Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study , only 39% of association professionals have one!

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How to prevent the creation of a family of disparate sub-brands

Big Duck

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How to Ask for an Extra Gift From Your Monthly Donors

NonProfit PRO

Recent donorCentrics Sustainer Benchmarking studies show that some 6% of monthly donors will make at least one extra gift a year when asked, so not asking is definitely leaving money on the table. Here's how to go about it. Recurring Donations extra gifts Monthly donors

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The abundance mindset: what it looks like in everyday practice, and the equity implications around it

Nonprofit AF

Y’all, I have a confession to make. I am not sure I like the whole “abundance” thing. In many ways, nonprofit nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Cracking into corporate giving

Candid

Corporations have the resources to provide significant funding to nonprofits and are becoming a growing part of many organizations’ revenue streams. So how do you tap into these funds? We’re here to help you crack into the corporate giving options available to you. .

Boost Donor Retention With 4 Unexpected Web Strategies

Elevation

It’s no secret that websites are one of the main tools that nonprofits use to attract prospects, converting casual users into new supporters.

First Professional Doctorate for Philanthropy Now Accepting Applications

NonProfit PRO

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI is opening applications for its new online Professional Doctorate in Philanthropic Leadership (PhilD), the first professional, doctoral-level leadership degree in the field.

How to Build Your Capital Campaign Plan

CauseVox

Picture this: you’ve read our post on running a capital campaign , you’re wildly psyched, and you’re ready to get started! Only problem…you’re not totally sure how to plan a capital campaign. Don’t despair.

5 Ways to Build Relationships and Increase Donor Retention

Bloomerang

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