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The Rise of Millennial Giving: What Nonprofits Need to Know

NonProfit PRO

A GivingUSA study revealed a significant increase in millennial gift giving from 2016 to 2022, and much of that lift is a result of direct mail. Taking advantage of empty mailboxes, in addition to understanding what really motivates millennials to give, is key to the future of most fundraising programs.

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Are Marketing and Membership at Opposite Poles? Take the Journey to Collaboration

.orgSource

Is your marketing team hanging out at the North Pole while the membership group chills in Antarctica? If these two drivers of engagement are a world apart, it will be challenging to deliver the seamless experience customers expect from their favorite brands. There was a time when associations didn’t think of their members as customers. We saw their loyalty as beyond commercial transactions.

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Engagement Revolution Panel: Transforming Your Association’s Approach to Outshine the Competition – 6/13/23

Association Analytics

The post Engagement Revolution Panel: Transforming Your Association’s Approach to Outshine the Competition – 6/13/23 appeared first on Association Analytics.

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How BoardSite Can Help Your Nonprofit Board Be More Productive

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sponsored by BoardSite — a board of directors management platform that centralizes key administrative tasks like meeting scheduling, document management, and online voting in a secure digital platform. Between coordinating busy schedules and deciding on agenda items, it’s often difficult for nonprofit boards to be truly productive. BoardSite is a unique digital platform that helps nonprofit boards of directors stay organized, compliant, and engaged.

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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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Navigating Return-to-Office Policies in a Work-From-Home World

NonProfit PRO

Few topics have been as polarizing in workplace culture as return-to-office policies. From organizations embracing a new, work-from-anywhere era to those mandating a return to five days a week in the office, every solution has its supporters and detractors.

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Better Event Badging: A Brief Guide

Cadmium CD

We all remember the days of waiting in long, tedious lines to enter an event. Fortunately, those times are behind us as we enter an era of seamless and efficient event management solutions , where contactless badge printing can transform the event experience.

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An Introduction to Bing Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Bing ‘s market share compared to Google Search is small, but that could change in the near future. A lawsuit against Google is moving through the federal courts alleging that Google has monopolized the online advertising market by acquiring its competitors and forcing businesses and nonprofits to use its products and services. Without a doubt, more competition is needed in the search and digital ad space and should Google be ordered to sell its advertising platform, Bing is well-positioned

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5 Social Fundraising Lessons That Can Influence Your Overall Development Strategy

NonProfit PRO

If major gift fundraising is Morton’s, social fundraising is McDonald’s. We’re not talking about the food; we’re talking about scale. The great thing about the scale of social fundraising is that you get a lot of data. So, here’s what the fast food of fundraising has to offer other income channels.

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Improving Learning Activities for Association Members

Cadmium CD

Educators know that tailoring teaching approaches to meet the unique needs of individual learners is crucial for keeping them engaged in the learning process. The same is true for associations offering professional development courses to their members.

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Centers: $200 million in New Capacity Building Funding Available

VisionLink

We are pleased to pass on this news: "The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), today announced more than $200 million in new funding for states, territories, and tribes to build local capacity for the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline and related crisis services.

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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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The more you know: Salesforce Person Accounts for associations

Nimble AMS

Are you aware of the many benefi t s of Salesforce Person Accounts for your association ? If not, it’s time to discover how Person Accounts can empower your member-based organization. S ome of America’s leading businesses like New York Life, Bank of America, Voya , Philips, Target, and CVS are leveraging Person Accounts to revolutionize reporting.

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What Did Nonprofit Fundraisers Learn From the COVID-19 Pandemic?

NonProfit PRO

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the nonprofit sector and the way fundraisers operate. So, what did we fundraisers learn? Here are a few key lessons that nonprofit fundraisers have learned.

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4 Event Registration Platform Features for Smoother Events

Cadmium CD

Meticulous planning and attention to detail are fundamental to organizing a successful event, with the registration process playing a critical role in shaping attendees' first impressions. When the registration process runs smoothly and efficiently, it paves the way for a positive experience and sets the stage for effective communication and engagement between you and your attendees.

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How to share feelings

Hands on Fundraising

So last time, I wrote about communicating less with facts and more with feelings. Because giving isn’t a logical act, it’s an emotional one. And feelings are how we best connect with other people. But how do you do that? Think about communicating with one person, not an audience. If you’re focused on your audience, […] The post How to share feelings appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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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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Everything your association needs to know about Generation Z

Nimble AMS

Is your association looking for tips to stay relevant to your younger members? If so, you’ll need to get to know Generation Z. Pew Research defines Gen Z as anyone born after 1996, meaning approximately 68 million Generation Z are living in America. Read our blog for a breakdown of Generation Z and helpful tips to attract young professionals to your association. 7 Gen Z trends your association needs to know How well do you know Generation Z?

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Ethical Storytelling: A Guide for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofit organizations rely on the support of others to help them tackle some of the world's most challenging problems. One of the most powerful ways of reaching supporters is through storytelling. Here are tips to help your organization become a more honest and ethical storyteller.

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Four Ways To Get Your Board Members to Fundraise for Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

Nonprofit organizations rely heavily on the support of their board members to achieve their missions. While many board members give freely and openly of their time and talents, getting board members to engage in fundraising can be challenging. The four keys to build a fully invested board are: educate them about the organization’s needs, shift their mindset, engage them in meaningful ways, and recognize their role in fueling the mission.

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Nonprofit Google Ads 101: How to get the Google Ad Grant

Candid

With billions of Google searches happening every day, nonprofits around the world use the Google Ad Grant program to connect with people looking to learn more about their cause. To help people digitally reach and engage their organization’s supporters, Google can provide a (free) helping hand. Through the Google Ad Grant program, qualifying nonprofits can receive up to $10,000 per month in free advertising spend on the Google Search Network.

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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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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: May 18, 2023. Summary: Nonprofit organizations have a board of directors who are responsible for overseeing their business activities. When something goes wrong, board members and other officers may be held personally responsible and their resignation may not be enough! Whether you run a family-owned business, charity group, religious or educational […] The post Directors’ and Officers’ Liability appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Upcoming Webinar: Using Analytics to Start or Grow Your Major Giving Program

NonProfit PRO

You’re examining your major giving program and see the need to be more data-inspired and intentional. Are your major donors giving less? Do you have fewer major gift donors because of aging or attrition? Have you been overly reliant on a small group of donors to shoulder a high percentage of your operating or special campaign efforts? Suffering development officer turnover or burnout?

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What is Strategic Volunteer Engagement?

VQ Strategies

What is strategic volunteer engagement – and why does it matter? Driven by the power of volunteer energy and grounded in comprehensive research, the Initiative for Strategic Volunteer Engagement launched to answer this exact question. By providing practical recommendations for funders and nonprofit leaders, the Initiative’s goal is to transform the future of volunteerism with greater investment in strategic volunteer engagement.

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Expert Q&A: Reviving Your Online Donor Journey to Increase Engagement

DonorPerfect

It’s not often that a consultant offers you free advice, but the fundraising community is known to unite through a common bond: each member has their own unique goal for the greater good. Learning is a cornerstone – sharing free resources to inspire more funds for each individual mission. That’s why we feel strongly about Read More » The post Expert Q&A: Reviving Your Online Donor Journey to Increase Engagement appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs.

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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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Creating Unforgettable Nonprofit Events for Maximum Impact

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Creating Unforgettable Nonprofit Events for Maximum Impact Ever been to a nonprofit event that left you in awe and inspired to make a difference? We all know those magical events that not only raise funds but also leave a lasting impression on everyone present. Well, guess what? We’ve cracked the code to creating such unforgettable experiences!

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Endaoment and GlobalGiving Partnership Creates the Largest Directory of Digital Asset Endpoints for Nonprofits Worldwide

NonProfit PRO

Endaoment.Org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation and internet-native donor-advised fund platform, has joined forces with GlobalGiving, an international nonprofit that supports and connects charitable organizations around the world with donors and companies.

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How to set healthy workplace boundaries

Charity Village

Canadians, now more than ever, better understand the value of establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries. And just like how personal boundaries help us create peace of mind, safety, and mutual respect, the same is true for defining and maintaining professional boundaries! Boundary basics First, what is a boundary? A boundary is an openly communicated expectation for […] The post How to set healthy workplace boundaries appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Attracting Skill-Based Volunteers: 5 Essential Tips for Recruiting Top Talent

Volunteer Hub

Updated: 5/16/2023 By leveraging skill-based volunteers, nonprofit organizations can tap into a valuable pool of qualified talent and take on new challenges. Discover the benefits of skill-based volunteerism and how nonprofits can engage and recruit top talent with these 5 essential tips. The demand for skill-based volunteers (SBVs) to fill organizational roles within the nonprofit sector is growing in significance.

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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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3 Best Ways to Use Your Nonprofit’s Valuable CRM Data

Bloomerang

Is the secret to growing your fundraising hiding in your CRM? It just might be! Your nonprofit CRM is much more than a storage space for addresses and phone numbers. It’s a powerful tool for managing and growing relationships with your supporters. The data in your CRM can help you raise more money, improve your donor retention, and even attract new supporters to your cause.

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Inspirational & Actionable: Hear From Pioneering Nonprofit Leaders Innovate Through Change

NonProfit PRO

Today’s nonprofit leaders need to lead their organizations through rapid change and technological advancements. Watch the AWS 2023 IMAGINE: Nonprofit Conference sessions to hear how nonprofits leaders are solving organizational challenges and innovating with technology. The diversity of session will leave you feeling inspired and equipped to innovate through change.

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Content Marketing for Nonprofits – The Ultimate Guide

Donorbox

Without the right strategy, nonprofit marketing can feel a lot like spinning your wheels – and getting nowhere. If you’re posting the same material to Facebook over and over, you’re missing out on a lot of engagement and excitement. Adding valuable, content-driven marketing campaigns to your nonprofit fundraising strategy can significantly boost your fundraising, awareness, […] The post Content Marketing for Nonprofits – The Ultimate Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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WUSC International volunteer information session – Spotlight on Jordan!

Charity Village

Have you ever been curious about entering the global development sector? Have you ever wanted to exchange your unique skill set for an opportunity to volunteer abroad?  International volunteering provides you with an experience where you are able to directly contribute your skills to development. This experience is unlike any other, as you are placed […] The post WUSC International volunteer information session – Spotlight on Jordan!

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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.